Residence: Otsego Township, Columbia County, Wisconsin. Born 3 Mar 1842 at Sauherad, Telemark, Norway, son of Christian Olsen Holtan and Aase Anundsdatter Øen. Came to America with his parents and three siblings on the “Louis Philippe”, out of Havre, France, and which reached New York on 21 Aug 1845. Civil War: Post war: Married on 25 Mar 1867 to Anna Halvorsdatter. They moved to Minnesota. Five children. Sources: (Naeseth ’45-888) “Olsen, Ole”