I have seen many connections to the Braaten name. Can someone help. Kaia ( Carrie) Braaten born Sept. 6,1870 died June 19, 1949. Married Andreas (Andrew) Knudson, born Apr.9,1871. They had 11 childern one of these my grandmother. Moved from Iowa to Westbrook ,MN. The family says her last name has been shortened. Also had a sister in MN.