EVENSEN, Ole

WI 52nd Inf Co D. Residence: Liberty, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. Born “Ole Evensen Haave” on 1 Jun 1822 at Østre Slidre, Oppland, Norway, son of Even Olsen Winningstad and Anne Tollevsdatter. Married 29 Aug 1847 to Ingeborg Olsdatter Præstrud. They came to America on “Statsraad Vogt”, which sailed from Bergen and arrived in New York on 3 Jul 1848. Civil War: Farmer. Age 43. Blue eyes, brown hair, fair complexion, 5’6”. Enlisted for one year on 13 Mar 1865 at Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Mustered 22 Mar 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Mustered out with his company on 28 Jul 1865 at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Post war: He died 8 Oct 1904 and is buried at Valders Lutheran Cemetery, Manitowoc County. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 200-5,7,18) (Naeseth ’48-293) “Everson, Ole”

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