IA 9th Cav Co E. Residence: Freeborn County, Minnesota. Born 20 Aug 1838 in Norway. Came to America in 1862. Civil War: Enlisted 1863. Discharged. Post war: Moved to Northwood, Worth County, Iowa. In 1871 he married Enger Amenson. Six children. Sources: (“History of Mitchell and Worth Counties”, publ 1884, posted onRootsweb.com by caym@infowest.com)