ALLEN, Arland H,

IA 7th Cav Co ?. Born “Ellen Hansen Aavetsrud” on 28 Sep 1846 in Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway, son of Hans Ellensen Aavetsrud and Barbro Ellingsdatter Stenseth. Came to America with his parents on “Thracian”, which sailed from Gothenburg, Sweden, and arrived in New York on 31 Jul 1848. His father, who took the name “Hans Juve”, died in the gold rush, August 1859. His mother moved to Decorah, Iowa, 1860. Civil War: Post war: Became an undertaker and music store owner in Red Wing, Minnesota. Married 13 Jan 1872 to Louisa Nobel. Sources: (Naeseth ’48-960)

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