Anna Roti Thompson, our mother's mother.  She was a very strong person.  Raised eleven children under difficult circumstances on a North Dakota farm with little help from her husband.  Among those children was Lyla Louise Thompson, our mother, who Married James Mathias Schoenberg, our father.  

Anna Roti Thompson, our mother's mother.  She was a very strong person.  Raised eleven children under difficult circumstances on a North Dakota farm with little help from her husband.  Among those children was Lyla Louise Thompson, our mother, who Married James Mathias Schoenberg, our father.  

One of these young women is grandma Anna Hamre-Thompson's birth mother.  We're guessing the younger one.  That would be our great grandmother Eliza I. Roti and her parents Ingebret Roti and his wife Jensine Samuelsdatter Alsager-Roti.

One of these young women is grandma Anna Hamre-Thompson's birth mother.  We're guessing the younger one.  That would be our great grandmother Eliza I. Roti and her parents Ingebret Roti and his wife Jensine Samuelsdatter Alsager-Roti.

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Anna Thompson's family

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The Schoenberg Family