Residence: Wisconsin. Born 5 Jul 1839 at Sagerud, Solor, Norway. Came to Dane County, Wisconsin. Married. Civil War: Private. Post war: Moved to Douglas County, Minnesota, in 1874. Lived in Evansville Township, Douglas County, in 1885. “Indicated he served in the military during the rebellion”. Seven children. Found on 2 May 1909 “dead by a roadside” near his home after suffering a heart attack. Sources: (1885 Minnesota St Census, DCHS) (Ulvestad p266) (Obituary, Alexandria, Minnesota, Post News, 8 May 1909, p 3 col 1)