Born “Knud Stenersen Haugen” on 1 Jul 1841 in Hallingdal, 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: Lived on a farm in Clayton County, Iowa. His brother Even was also in the war. Sources: (Ulvestad p280) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-1157)