Aug. 14, 1934 Millington Kendall County Illinois, USA
Born in Dyvik, Haus, Hordaland, Norway to Ole Larsson Furnes and Marta Hansdatter Dyvik. She married Karl Gade Anderson from Stamnes, Sweden in 1878. They immigrated to America in 1883 with their 2 sons, Oliver and Martin. Their oldest daughter, Maria died in Norway. They first lived in LaSalle county, Illinois where they had 3 more children: Andrew James, Anna Marie and Edwin. They next moved to Millington in Kendall county and had 5 more children: Mathilde Devick, Christian, Samuel, Henry Roy and Emma (died as an infant). They had 11 children in all, 9 of which lived to adulthood. Her husband died in 1912, leaving her with 2 minor children. Her older children were there to help her. The next year her son, Andrew went west to Utah where he married and then settled in Idaho, where they raised sheep. All of her other children remained near their mother. She died in 1934 and his buried next to her husband.