WIDNESS, John

NY 1st Inf Co K. Residence: Brooklyn, Kings County, New York. Born in Skibtvedt, Smaalenene (now Ostfold), Norway in 1831. Came to America in 1860. Civil War: Age 30. Was a non-commissioned officer. Served to the end of the war. After the war, he owned a crockery and glassware business at 99 Grand Street in Brooklyn. Died in July, 1902. Sources: (Rygg p46)

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