From Stavangerkanten, Norway. Civil War: Private. Post war: Died in Perley, Minnesota, in 1900. A veteran of this name, living in Ada, Norman County, Minnesota, in June 1882 was granted a pension of $6 a month because of chronic diarrhea. Sources: (Ulvestad p312) (Pensioners on the Roll as of January 1, 1883, living in Minnesota, publ. 1994, Park Genealogical Books, Brooklyn Park, Minnesota)