The Papers of Ole (Rotnen) Larson, 1854-1857 | Luther College Archives
ID: LCA/RG15/Larson, O
Primary Creator: Larson, Ole Rotnen
Extent: 0.01 Linear Feet. More info below.
Larson was born in Hallingdal, Norway in 1811. He emigrated in 1849 and, with his wife Anne Stenerson, built a home in Allamakee County, Iowa, in 1850. Besides the four children they brought with them from Norway, the Larsons had seven more children after their arrival in America. Larson worked very hard at creating a successful farm, and was himself one of the early pioneers of the county. He died on the farm at the age of 87.
Larson ble født i Hallingdal i 1811. Han utvandra i 1849 og sammen med kona Anne Stenerson slo han seg ned Alamakee County i Iowa i 1850. De hadde fire barn med seg til Amerika, og de fikk sju barn til i USA. Larson jobbet hardt som bonde og var selv en av de tidlige pionerene i landet. Han døde på gården 87 år gammel.
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Preferred Citation: Cite unpublished materials: Ole (Rotnen) Larson Papers, RG15 Manuscripts, Luther College Archives, Decorah, Iowa
Finding Aid Revision History: 11/20/19: EC updated the preferred citation.
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