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Kristen Jacobson "Gus" Westwick
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1870, Norway
Death: Nov. 19, 1903
Hamilton County
Iowa, USA

Born in Norway, Kristen journeyed to the United States at the age of sixteen or seventeen and worked on the farms of his brothers, Enok and Adolph. In a tragic turn of events, Kris was kicked to death by a horse on the Gisch place,* just after his betrothal to a girl in Norway. His wedding suit, tailored in and sent from Norway, arrived a the local store later and Enok purchased it. Kristen Westwick is buried in the Rose Grove Cemetery.

* This farm is not positively identified, but is believed to be north of Williams, Iowa, in Hamilton County.

The Westwick Tree by Russell Enokson, 1970. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Jacob Andreas Peterson Vistvik (1816 - 1888)
  Anne Bergithe Enoksdatter Vistvik (1828 - 1903)
 
 Siblings:
  Peder Jacobsen Westvik (1850 - 1923)*
  Enock Jacobsen Westwick (1852 - 1933)*
  Bertha D Westwick Harsted (1858 - 1899)*
  Jacob John Westvig (1860 - 1924)*
  Berthel Jacobson Goa Westvik (1863 - 1949)*
  Adolph Jacobsen Westwick (1866 - 1949)*
  Kristen Jacobson Westwick (1870 - 1903)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Rose Grove Cemetery
Williams
Hamilton County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: NLColes
Record added: Jun 03, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111745515
Kristen Jacobson Gus Westwick
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Kristen Jacobson Gus Westwick
Added by: Mike VanBlaricom
 
 
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Very sad....rest in peace...
- sjb
 Added: Jul. 16, 2015

- sniksnak
 Added: Oct. 9, 2014
 
 
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