US Navy. Born 12 Apr 1833 at Alfsborgs Lan, Sweden. Civil War: Age 25. Entered the service on 30 Dec 1858. Fireman first class. Discharged 10 Oct 1861. Post war: Lived at Dell Rapids, South Dakota. Died at age 69 of heart failure on 17 Sep 1902 at Jasper, Minnesota. Buried in Willow Creek Lutheran Cemetery at Burk Township, Dell Rapids, lot 19, grave 10. Sources: (Ulvestad p276) (SDSHS WPA Veterans Cemetery Records, Minnehaha County)