Born 14 Feb 1831 in Nissedal, Telemark, Norway, son of Tjøstolf Sigurdsen Haugen and Margrethe Asmundsdatter Vik. He came to America in 1853. Civil War: Post war: Married in 1866 to Anne Terjesdatter Hastvedt. Became a farmer in Ridgeway Township, Iowa County, Wisconsin. He died 5 Jul 1902. Buried in Perry Lutheran Cemetery, Dane County, Wisconsin. Sources: (Naeseth ’45-1320)