Anna writes a bit oldfashioned so she is a bit difficult to understand exactly what she means. Hope I get it correct!
Second part of the letter has another clue to who the family with 8 children are.
Not sure about the name of the priest. Looks like Synnes.
Here is how I translate second page of her letter:
because in America it is quite different. It is good for me that I've learned to leave everything in God's hands. I also have the faith that he will help you through any difficulties. God sends no more trials than he gives strength to live through. It often looks strange to our eyes and we are questioning why? However once each and every earthly mystery will be solved and every why answered. Yesterday I received a telegram from Ålesund from Johs. where he tells that Bertels youngest little girl Reidun is dead. I'm not sure how old she is. They've got her after I left Ålesund. Guess they had something untested too. I'm assuming that you know I am in Nordland in Bø in Vesterålen. Arrived here in November 25 and is now starting my second year. Worked for Mayor Solem in Ålesund for 2 1/2 years. Then his youngest daughter married a priest Synnes