Ole Larson's Folks

Baptized in Minsterworth, England, on this date in 1649: seventh great-grandfather Thomas Frame. He came to Massachusetts about 1670, probably as an indentured servant. Previously featured on 18 September, the date of his “shotgun wedding.” Read more …

Top photo: the parish church at Minsterworth, currently named St. Peter’s. The building dates from the 1870s, but the 15th-century stone font inside may well be the one at which our ancestor was baptized.


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