HANSON, John N.

WI 46th Inf Co E. Residence: Stoughton, Wisconsin. Born in Sogndal, Norway, in 1846. Came to the US at age 17. Civil War: Enlisted in 1863. Post war: He married Mary Jerdee at Stoughton. They moved in 1872 to Urness Township, Douglas County, Minnesota. Operated a farm and served as postmaster until 1911 when they moved to Minneapolis. Died 16 Oct 1936 at his home. Buried at West Moe churchyard in Douglas County. Sources: (Obituary, Park Region Echo, Alexandria, Minnesota, p 1 col 5)

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