MN 2nd Inf Co H. Born in Norway, 25 Jan 1837. Civil War: Age 23. Enrolled Nov 1864. Private. Post war: Married to Barbara, who was born in Gols Prestegjeld, Norway, 29 Jan 1839, and who died 29 Sep 1912. Moved from Minnesota to Griggs County, Dakota Territory, in Jan 1881. Died 4 Feb 1924. Sources: (1885 Census, Dakota Territory) (North Dakota Institute for Regional Studies) “Olson, Ellef”.