Family History, Stories, Legends
Pioneer Days by Myrtle Larson
This is the story of Erick Olson, father of Carrie Olson Larson, written for a school study by his grand-daughter, Myrtle Larson, as told to her by her mother Carrie. Myrtle was 17 when she wrote this.
Early Days in the Dakota Territory by Katharina Blilie
This story is an attempt to document the founding of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Orland Township, and it's Ladies Aide. There are several references to my ancestors in this story. Specifically Erick Olson, his wife Carrie and thier son Mathinus.
Lake Co., SD - Description and History, 1884
This file is a complete transcription of the descriptive information about Lake County as found in A. T. Andreas' "Historical Atlas of Dakota", 1884.
Note: This record is located on the SDGENWEB web site provided by rootsweb.com. It is not my work, doesn't specifically relate to any of my family but does provide a good general description of the area the Olson and Larsons lived in. (Since this page is hosted elsewhere, you will need to use the backspace on your browser to get back here after you read it.)