Pictures of Jondall Family Members

Lars Larson Jondall

Lars Larson Jondall

Lars Larson Jondall was our great grandfather. He was born in Norway and immigrated to the U.S. in 1873. He married Elizabeth Togersdatter Sabae (Thompson) in 1874. He helped to run a furniture store in Story City, Iowa, and he also farmed for 28 years in Lost Island Township, Palo Alto County, Iowa.

Elizabeth Togersdatter Sabae (Thompson)

Elizabeth Togersdatter Sabae (Thompson)

Elizabeth was the wife of Lars Larson Jondall. She and Lars had a total of eleven children. Two of them died before they were three years of age, and one died as a young woman, only 23 years of age. Elizabeth Jondall suffered a long illness before her death in 1927.

Lars and Elizabeth Jondall in the 1920s.

Lars and Elizabeth Jondall

This photo of Lars and Elizabeth Jondall was probably taken in the early 1920s. It was taken at their home in Story City, Iowa.

Carrie Jondall's Family

Rasmus and Carrie Sondall and Family

This family photograph shows the oldest Jondall daughter, Carrie, with her husband and their children. From left to right, back row: Lawrence, Clara, Alfred; front row: Raymond, Rasmus (sitting down), Bernice (youngest), Carrie (sitting down), and Nora.

Josephine Jondall

Josephine Jondall

This is a photo of Josephine Jondall. She died in 1918 at the young age of only twenty-three years.

Louis Jondall

Louis Jondall

This pictures shows Louis Jondall wearing his WW I era uniform. Louis visited the Larson farm to see my grandmother, Theresa, before going off to war.

Theresa Jondall

Theresa Jondall

This is our grandmother, Theresa Jondall. The photo was probably taken around the time of her marriage to my grandfather, James Peter Larson.

Fred Jondall

Fred Jondall

This is my mother's uncle, Fred Jondall. The photo was taken on the Larson farm in the early 1930s. Fred married a woman named Louise Strangeland in 1927. They had one daughter named Betty Ann Jondall. Louise died in 1931, and Fred then married Hazel Fern Evans.

Mynn Jondall

Minnie Laurentia Jondall

This is the youngest of the Jondall children, Minnie Jondall was born in 1903. She moved to California in 1954 and taught school. She passed away in 1983.

Lars and Elizabeth Jondall Family around 1894.

Lars and Elizabeth Jondall Family around 1894

This photo shows the Jondall family when they were living on their farm in Palo Alto County. From left to right, back row: Louise, Louis, Carrie; middle row: Lars, Hannah, Elizabeth; front row: Theresa and Helen.