Gjertrud and Gundor made their home in Mount Valley Twp. in Winnebago County, Iowa and Gundor continued to farm. They had two children: Susan Karoline (1 Oct 1878 – 15 Jun 1951) and Carl Dartinius (30 May 1880 – 21 Oct 1968).
Susan was married 22 Jan 1895 to Fred Dell Huffman. Some time before 1910 they left Iowa for California where they spent the remainder of their lives. The lived in the Pasadena and Long Beach areas of Los Angeles. Fred was employed as a house plasterer. Susan and Fred raised 9 children.
Carl was married to Tone Moen who was a Norwegian immigrant. For a time Carl was a farmer and in 1920 he was an assistant bank cashier and in 1930 a bank cashier. They had an adopted daughter Ruth. Carl and Tone are buried in Trinity Cemetery in Wanamingo, Goodhue County, Minnesota.
A special thanks to Cynthia McDonald for providing the photos and the permission to use them. The photo of Brita is from my own personal collection and was painted by my great-great grandfather Anders Guleikson Sundvesflyne.
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