TORSTENSEN, Isak

OR Unit. Born 29 Jul 1842 at Ygre, in Voss, Hordaland, Norway, son of Torsten Hermundsen Ygre and Anna Torstensdatter. Isak, his parents, and three siblings came to America on the “Statsraad Vogt”, which sailed from Bergen and reached New York on 8 Aug 1845. They settled in La Salle County, Illinois. Civil War: Post war: Lived in Leland, Illinois. Married Ranveig Nelsdatter Lodve in 1871. He died in 1916. Sources: (Naeseth ’45-737)

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