Ole Larson's Folks

Born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, on this date in 1726: 5th great-grandmother Mary Chase (m. Colby). She was the second great-grandmother of our great grandma Helen Colby (m. Myers). Although this birth was nearly 300 years ago, the Colby line of New England goes back yet another century, to patriarch Anthony Colby. Read more … Top photo: Winnekenni Castle in Haverhill, built in the 1870s, inspired by the ancient stone castles of England.

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