Hillbillies & Vikings

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Ingibjörg Augustine Jónsdóttir (left), my grandmother (Amma), and her sisters: Sigriður Jónsdóttir (center) and Helga Jónsdóttir (right). In the United States Amma used the married name of Bjornson.
William Denbow (Uncle Billy) with daughters. He was a Civil War soldier, who fought in Company K of the 78th Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry from early in the war through Bentonville, N.C., the last major battle of the war, and then on to the Grand Review in Washington, D.C.
Cora Ann Denbow (married name Egger). Cora was my great-aunt. She was a very delightful lady and lived in our house in Athens, Ohio, for the last years of her life. She was married to Solomon Egger, a school teacher and farmer.