Born 29 May 1829 near Sauland, Hjartdal, Telemark, Norway. Son of Kittel Olsen Landsverk and Anloug Olsdatter Frøland. Came to America in 1847 with his parents and six siblings to Winneconne Township, Winnebago County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Private. Post war: Married to Margret Halvorsdatter. Nine children. Lived in Winchester, Wisconsin. Later moved to Elbow Lake, Grant County, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p301) (Naeseth ’47-933)