Martha Svenia Askeland, granddaughter of Sigri Gunnersdatter and Ole Larson was born September 7, 1903 in Milan township, DeKalb county, Illinois to Anna (Larson Jossendal) and Gunder Jordal.
Martha married Adolph Askeland in Creston, Ogle county, Illinois on her birthday, September 7, 1927. Adolph was born November 18, 1900 in Illinois to Thea and Ole Askeland.
Strangely, Martha passed away, also on her birthday, September 7, 1985 in Sycamore, DeKalb county, Illinois. Adolph passed away November 1, 1979 in Illinois. Martha and Adolph were buried at Woodlawn cemetery (also known as Brodie's Grove) northeast of Creston, Ogle county, Illinois.
Here is a photo of the Askeland plot.
Here is a photo of the Askeland monument.