JOHNSON, Sever

IA 15th Inf Co H. Residence: Hartland, Iowa. Born 22 Mar 1825 in Vikers parish, Aadalen, Norway. Married Inger Olsen Hareviren in 1848 (or 1850). Came to US in 1850 (or 1852). Civil War: Age 44. Drafted. Enrolled and mustered 15 Oct 1864. Private. Mustered out 24 Jul 1865, Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: After the war he became Sever J. Haugrud, according to Worth County WPA records. He lived at Silver Lake Township in Worth County. Haugrud’s daughter called herself Isabel Johnson. He died 26 Dec 1920 and was buried in Silver Lake Cemetery, Worth County Sources: (ISW-II p967) (Walk) (Obituary, unidentified newsclip, furnished by Carolyn Rod, Decorah, Iowa) “Hougrud, Sever J.” “Haugrud, Sever J.”

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