HANSON, Halver

Born “Halvor Hansen Kjenseth” about 1826 at Biri, Oppland, Norway, son of Hans Halvorsen Brenna and Eli Johannesdatter Sveen. Came to America with his parents and two siblings on “Fremad”, sailing from Drammen and arriving in New York on 25 Aug 1848. Came to Wiota, Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Killed. Sources: (Naeseth ’48-1442). [This man may be the Halvor Hanson of WI 3rd Cav.]