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 Thrond Moen

Thrond Moen

Birth
Norway
Death 16 Oct 1934 (aged 96)
Pierce County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Lawton, Pierce County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 136407854 · View Source
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Civil War Veteran 1861-1865
Husband of Goro
Ae 96y 3m 16d
Calculated birth: 30 June 1838

From the vesterheim.org collections website for Norwegian in the Civil War.
OLSON, Thron. WI 30th Inf Co D. Residence: Martell, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Born “Thrond Olsen Moen” on 30 Jun 1838 at Tonset, Østerdahlen, Norway. Came to America with his parents in June 1852. They came to Muskego, Racine County, Wisconsin, Norway. In June 1856, they moved to Pierce County. Civil War: Farmer. Age 24. Unmarried. Blue eyes, light hair, light complexion, 5’9”. Enlisted for three years on 21 Aug 1862 at Martell. Mustered 21 Oct 1862 at Madison, Wisconsin. Private. Mustered out with his regiment on 20 Sep 1865 at Louisville, Kentucky. Post war: Lived at Elsworth, Pierce County. He was married on 10 Dec 1868 to Goro Bjerkeng. Eleven children. He died 16 Oct 1934 at his home. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 140-13; red book vol 35) (Larsen p57) (Ulvestad p310) (Obituary, S.D. Sun, 25 Oct 1934, sent by Great grandaughter Janet Norton, Moline, Illinois) (VGC, Discharge paper)


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  • Created by: St Croix Valley Genealogical Society
  • Added: 25 Sep 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 136407854
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Thrond Moen (30 Jun 1838–16 Oct 1934), Find A Grave Memorial no. 136407854, citing Old Our Saviors Lutheran Cemetery, Lawton, Pierce County, Wisconsin, USA ; Maintained by St Croix Valley Genealogical Society (contributor 48085770) .