JOHNSON, John

WI 50th Inf Co I. Residence: Dunn, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Born “Jon Gunsoe” in Norway 21 Sep 1823, son of John T. and Caroline. Came to America before 1850. Married Aavet Kirstine Pedersdatter Amordokken on 15 Jun 1855. She was the widow of Ellev Olsen. Civil War: Farmer. Age 40. Blue eyes, light hair, dark complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted on 8 Mar 1865 at Menomonie, Wisconsin. Mustered 22 Mar 1865 at Madison, Wisconsin. Bounty $100, $33.33 paid. Private. Post war: Died 21 Jan 1909. His wife, Aavet, better known as Christina Johnson, was born 14 May 1833 and died 7 Feb 1907. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 195-10,12) (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-3385) (Letter, Carolyn Johnson, Kiel, Wisconsin.) “Gunersolt, John”

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