WI. Born 22 Feb 1838 in Gudvangen, Sogn og Fjordene, Norway, to Ole Kristensen Stegen and Ingrid Johnsdtr Draege. Came to America in 1851. Believed to have settled in Dane County, Koshkonong areas. Civil War: He was a photographer in the Civil War and was not known to have been a soldier. Post war: He eventually settled near Sacramento, California, using the name Ole Goodrich. Sources: (Letter, Dolores Jorgenson, Minneapolis, Minnesota, a great granddaughter of Ole’s brother Kristen Olsen Skjerpe)