BURTNESS, Tideman H.

WI 43rd Inf Co D. Residence: Rock County, Wisconsin. Born 7 Jul 1847 in Hallingdal, Norway, a son of Helge Burtness and Loeva Maiermon. Came to America about 1860. Civil War: Enlisted 1864. Post war: He moved to Houston County, Minnesota. Married in 1870 to Barbara Solem in Rock County, Wisconsin. In 1871 they moved to Grant County, Minnesota, and homesteaded in Elbow Lake township. Eleven children. Tideman Burtness was a brother to Civil War veteran Halvor Burtness; see him. Sources: (“History of Douglas and Grant Counties, Minnesota” by Constant Larson, publ. 1816, B.F. Bowen & Co, Indianapolis)