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Ole Christopherson

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Ole Christopherson

Birth
Norway
Death
14 Jan 1902 (aged 61–62)
Gig Harbor, Pierce County, Washington, USA
Burial
Pierce County, Washington, USA Add to Map
Plot
Lot 64, Sec 2, #8
Memorial ID
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His known sibling (according to the 1880 census) is Martin Christopherson, b. 1860 in Norway. (Both parents from Norway)

Civil War - he enlisted December 24, 1863 in Spring Grove, Minnesota. He served as a Private in Company G, Minnesota 2nd Cavalry Regiment . He mustered out on December 29, 1865.

The 2nd Minnesota Cavalry served entirely in Minnesota, Dakota Territory, and Montana Territory guarding the frontier against the Sioux Indians.

Battles his regiment participated in:
Battle of Killdeer Mountain, July 28, 1864.
Action at Two Hills, Bad Lands, Little Missouri River, August 8 to 9, 1864.
Rescue of Fisk's Emigrant train, September 10 to 30,1864.

He married Bertha (Betsy) Larsen, November 27, 1872 in Harmony, Fillmore County, Minnesota. No known issue.

1876 - November 2, Fillmore County, Minnesota .. application for naturalization

1880 - Canton, Fillmore County, Minnesota

1894 -Washington - Declaration for Naturalization at Fillmore County, Minnesota - approved, he becomes a citizen

1900 - Gig Harbor, Pierce County, Washington
His known sibling (according to the 1880 census) is Martin Christopherson, b. 1860 in Norway. (Both parents from Norway)

Civil War - he enlisted December 24, 1863 in Spring Grove, Minnesota. He served as a Private in Company G, Minnesota 2nd Cavalry Regiment . He mustered out on December 29, 1865.

The 2nd Minnesota Cavalry served entirely in Minnesota, Dakota Territory, and Montana Territory guarding the frontier against the Sioux Indians.

Battles his regiment participated in:
Battle of Killdeer Mountain, July 28, 1864.
Action at Two Hills, Bad Lands, Little Missouri River, August 8 to 9, 1864.
Rescue of Fisk's Emigrant train, September 10 to 30,1864.

He married Bertha (Betsy) Larsen, November 27, 1872 in Harmony, Fillmore County, Minnesota. No known issue.

1876 - November 2, Fillmore County, Minnesota .. application for naturalization

1880 - Canton, Fillmore County, Minnesota

1894 -Washington - Declaration for Naturalization at Fillmore County, Minnesota - approved, he becomes a citizen

1900 - Gig Harbor, Pierce County, Washington

Inscription

Ole Christopherson CO G 2 MINN CAV Jan 1840 Jan 14 1902



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