TUFTE, Stian Jensen

WI 52nd Inf Co D. Born 15 Apr 1844 in Aurland, Sogn og Fjordane, Norway, son of Jens Olsen Tufte and Ragnhilde Olsdatter Tyve. Came to America with his parents and five siblings on “Henrik Wergeland”, which sailed from Bergen about 12 May 1849 and arrived in New York 5 Jul 1849. They came to Norway Township, Racine County, Wisconsin, and moved about 1860 to Strong’s Prairie Township, Adams County, Wisconsin. Civil War: Post war: Stian was married on 19 Nov 1869 to Guri Helleksdatter Glaim (1851-1929). Six children. Stian died 2 Jul 1884 in Hanley Falls, Yellow Medicine County, Minnesota. Sources: (Naeseth-Hedberg ’49-884)