EVENSEN, Nels

Born 23 May 1833 at Gjerpen, Telemark, Norway, son of Jacob Jacobsen Løberg and Gurine Thorbjørnsdatter. Came to America with his parents and four siblings. Married 3 Nov 1855 to Karen Eriksdatter Tveitan (1830-1859). Civil War: Corporal. Post war: Living in Amherst, Wisconsin, in 1907. Stone reading “Nels Evenson 23 May 1833 – 10 Dec 1924” is in Scandinavia Lutheran Cemetery, Sect. I Row-40, Waupaca County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Ulvestad p263) (KJR) (Wisconsin Cemetery Records) (Naeseth ’47-748)

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