WE HAVE FOUND THE FAMILIES OF GINA - ALMA AND SIGRID NOW. JUST IN TIME FOR THE FAMILY REUNION.

This is Gina, second child

of Diis Guttormsdatter (1856-1916) and Anthon Larsen Westengen (1849-1929) of Asker, Norway.

Gina emmigrated to the USA in 1903, by the name of Gina Anthonsen. She probably settled in North Dakota. She married twice. We don't know the name of her husbands, one is supposedly Swedish. Her second husband was a Mr. Cannon. They had no children.

This picture was taken at her 80th birthday on 13th of October 1958. She died the nest year, 1959.

The lady on the left is Sigrid, child no. 7 of Diis and Anthon. She was born 25th of november 1889. She married Rudolf Klippel. They ran a shop
in a place called South Salem, New York. Rudolf son was was called Randolf Klippel. He is the father of this girl: his first child, Karen.

On retirement they moved to Florida and they loved it there. Rudolph died at age 95 in California, at age 94 he moved out to Calif. to live with his son's family.

(This is Sigrid again, together with) child number ten of Diis and Anthon,

Alma Andersen. She was born 9th of June 1894, and according to SSI, she died 4th of September 1976. She married Norwegian Rolf Andersen and they came to the USA together.

They had three children, Dorothy (deceased), Ruth and Rolf (born 1923? - 5 th March 1974).

Ruth is still alive.

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