Ole Larson's Folks

Died in Oskaloosa, Iowa, on this date in 1855: third great-grandmother Eliza Brown (m. Myers). Also featured on her birth date, 25 January. Eliza was from a pioneer family in Delaware County, Ohio, and married Lawrence Myers after he moved there to found the town of Sunbury. She managed their stagecoach inn for fifteen years after Lawrence died, before moving to Oskaloosa to spend her twilight years with her son Henry Myers. Read more …


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