Born “Anders Anundsen Flaata” on 24 Jul 1842 in Sauherad, Norway, son of Anund Nielsen Flaata and Ingeborg Andersdatter. He came to America with his parents and two brothers, Niels and Ole, in 1843. They came to Bonnet Prairie settlement,Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Post war: He lived at Thief River Falls, Pennington County, Minnesota, and died there in 1916. Sources: (Naeseth ’43-1724)