Gunder Madsen Bøe: He was born in Gjerpen
December 11th, 1818 by parents Mads Christensen Bøe and Karen Maria Gundersdatter. Mads
was the son of Christen Gundersen Bøe and Sidsel Madsdatter, and Karen Maria was the
daughter of Gunder Gundersen Strømdal and Karen Amundsdatter. Gunder is buried at the
Faith Lutheran Cemetary in Valders, Wisconsin.
He married January 23, 1849 Tarjar Kirstine Andersdatter, born february
28, 1829, on Birkås, Landvig in Aust-Agder county. Gunder moved on to Manitowoc where he
bought land in 1848. He later moved to Cato township.
They had the following children: Mads Gunder (b. Nov 29, 1849), Anton
(b. June 30, 1853), Karen Thormine (b. Jan 21, 1856), Nels Anton (b. Oct 11, 1857), Anne
Aasine (b. Sept 5, 1859), Oline (b. Oct 6, 1861), Oline (b. Sept 1, 1881)
Gunder was among the trustees of Manitowoc
If you wish to know more about the Madson-family, you should buy the
book "Gjerpen to Gjerpen" by Richard C. Madson, 2096 Leisure World, Mesa, AZ