Nov. 2, 1884 Caledonia Houston County Minnesota, USA
He married Josephine Palen, Oct 19, 1880 in Caledonia. They had one child Katherine M. born in 1881. He was a member of the Caledonia Brass Band. In July 1881 he purchased the Wilber House hotel/boarding house in Caledonia. He is also listed as a saloon Keeper in Caledonia. His early death was attributed to heart disease and is listed in the Houston County Register.