|Birth: ||Jul. 7, 1833|
Oppland fylke, Norway
|Death: ||Sep. 11, 1913|
The actual birthdate was obtained form the church records in Gran. He changed his name from Anders Arnesen. He was born in Rækstadeie 80/90, Tingelstad, Gran, Hadeland, Oppland Co.,Norway.His parents were: Arne Arnesen Høgloft Fløytbråten and Helvig Olsdtr. Askimeie. He was one of 11 children all born in Norway. Andrew was the only one to emigrate to the USA.
The Tombstone at Five Points Cemetery shows birth of 15 July 1830. He came to Chicago, IL in 1883, lived near Boscobel, Wi about 1884, lived in Township of Akan, Richland County, about 1887 as a farmer on 80 acres in sec 20 until his death in 1913. He married Marthe Paulsdtr. Naes born 18 Jan 1840 in Næsbakken 80/00, Gran, Brandbu, Hadeland , Oppland Co., Norway. They had 8 children: Anne, Paul, Martha, Helen, Edward,Ole,Carrie in Norway and Agnes born in the USA.The log cabin in Gran is where they were living just before they came to the USA.
Andrew is my great grandfather.
Five Points Cemetery
Created by: Donald Paul Anderson
Record added: Jan 12, 2009
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