Born “Even Stenersen Haugen” on 18 Nov 1845 at Sigdal, Buskerud, Norway, son of Stener Evensen Haugen and Randi Knudsdatter Ørgenviken. He came to America with his parents and three siblings on “Embla”, which sailed from Christiania on 9 May 1849 and reached New York on 6 Jul 1849. They came to Jefferson Prairie, Rock County, Wisconsin, later to Jordan Township, Green County, Wisconsin, and still later to the Six Mile Grove settlement in Mower County, Minnesota. Civil War: Private. Post war: He was married on 2 Feb 1871 to Maria Antonetta Hanson (1846-1930). Seven Children. Lived in Austin, Minnesota. Even died 27 Feb 1927 in Windom Township, Mower County. Sources: (Ulvestad p280) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-1158)