Residence: Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born in Norway. Married Gunhild Julseth. Came to America to Goodhue County. Civil War: Post war: They lived near Brandon, Douglas County, Minnesota. He and his wife had 13 children. Was a member of the GAR post in Elbow Lake, Grant County, Minnesota. Died 30 May 1890 in Douglas County. Sources: (“History of Douglas and Grant Counties, Minnesota”, by Constant Larson, publ 1916, B.F.Bowen & Co, Indianapolis.; photo p 353) (Douglas County Death Index, p 192)