KNUDSON, Gennerius

IA Lt Arty 3rd Battery. Residence: Floyd, Iowa. Born 19 Jan 1834 in Hof, Solor, Hedmark, Norway. Came to America 1854. Moved to Silver Lake township in 1856. Civil War: Age 27. Enlisted 29 Aug 1861. Mustered 25 Sep 1861. Private. Re-enlisted & re-mustered 23 Dec 1863. Mustered out 23 Oct 1865, Davenport, Iowa. Post war: Married 1865 to Bertha Holmen. Died 14 Sep 1867, at Silver Lake Township, Worth County, Iowa, possibly from disease contracted in the southern swamps. Buried in the Hundeby Cemetery, also called South Silver Lake Cemetery, Worth County. He was a brother to Theodore K. Hundeby. He was one of the first settlers in Worth County. Sources: (ISW-V p1770) (Walk) (Family Group sheet compiled by Pamella Wood Solwey, Fargo, North Dakota, photo) “Knudson, Gunnerius” “Hundeby, Gunnerius”