WI Inf. Residence: Wanamingo, Goodhue County, Minnesota. Born 6 Aug 1835 in Meraker, Nord Trondelag, Norway, the son of Nils Ivarsen and Susanna Jonasdatter. Came to America in 1854. Civil War: Discharged. Post war: Married Mali Pettersdatter Flaaum. Six children. They moved to Mapleton township, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, in 1872. Mali died in 1882 and Iver married in 1883 to Marit Halvorsdatter Tidemann. Seven children. Iver died 18 May 1919. Sources: (Donald Nelson