Ole Larson's Folks

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When I ask a librarian to look up the surname “Myers” in some index or other, and to include alternate spellings, I can almost sense a silent cringe at the other end of the phone line. It is a particularly…

Several months ago, I was contacted by Jody Boyd, a member of the Monona County (Iowa) Genealogical society. Each member of the society was assigned a “cold case,” that is, an individual in the county, long-deceased and not related to…

Seeking Private Larson – Part 1 Smith Larson was born 22 April 1877, the second (surviving) child of Ole Larson and Anne Samuelsdatter. His elder sister Louise (Aunt Lucy) was very fond of him throughout his life. Smith was an…

Cousin Gail Myers has sent me another hugely important source on fourth great-grandma Martha Bennet Myers and her father, Thomas.Charles Myers, a retired physician and distant cousin, published this book in 1993. Charles is a descendant of Philip Myers’ daughter…