December 6, 2012 | Vol. 116 -- No. 33

Larry Danielson’s roots part of local history

Larry Danielson lives on a family farm that was homesteaded in 1891. He helps his son, Dale with the hay crop and cattle. Some of the land is in the government CRP program, which means it rests, undisturbed.

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Contributed Larry Danielson
heney-area farmer Larry Danielson is the fifth generation of his family on the farm.

It was the sixth generation back of the Bradfords and the Brownes in his mother’s lineage that sailed to America on the Mayflower. Larry’s dad, Helge, was a Finlandian. A family cemetery has been established on the property in honor of generations of those sturdy people who chose to come to America.

Danielson’s great-grandparents homesteaded on the lower end of Rock Lake and later...

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