OLSEN, Christian

Born in Norway 16 Aug 1829. Came to the US and to Wisconsin in 1853. Came to Winneshiek County, Iowa, 1854. Went to Houston County, Minnesota, in 1854. Returned to Winneshiek County in 1856. Civil War: Drafted. Did not serve. Paid $800 to hire a substitute. Sources: (DGA 948.1 nwy)