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See OLSON, Martin

BJERG, Werner W.

NY 1st Inf Co K. Residence: Brooklyn, New York. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Rygg p47)

BJERK, Peter

WI 15th Inf Co K. Residence: Freeborn County, Minnesota. Civil War: Age 30. Unmarried. Enlisted for three years on 28 Dec 1861 in Freeborn County and mustered at Madison, Wisconsin, 11 Feb 1862. Private. Detached and assigned as a hospital cook in Chattanooga, Tennessee, 28 Nov 1863. Sick in Knoxville, Tennessee, 25 Feb 1864. Mustered out with K Company on 10 Feb 1865 at Chattanooga. Sources: (WHS Series 1200 box 76-12; red book vol 20, p142) (Buslett p620) (Ulvestad p272) (Ager p317) (FCGS) “Bjerk, Peder”


Residence: Chicago, Illinois. Born 26 Jun 1844 in Vestre Toten, Oppland, Norway, a son of Even Olson and Martha Johnson Bjerke. Came to the US in 1864. Civil War: Enrolled in Quartermaster Corps. Is said to have been at the funeral in Springfield, Illinois, of President Lincoln, in May 1865. Post war: He moved to Houston County, Minnesota, in 1866. A year or two later, he moved to Elk Lake Township, Section 22, Grant County, Minnesota. In 1872, he married Anna Lee [15 Nov 1848-2 Oct 1929], who had come to America in 1857 with her parents. Eleven children. Even died 14 Jan 1931. Sources: (E-mail from Dolores Lee Barron, Minnetonka, Minnesota; ("History of Douglas and Grant Counties, Minnesota", by Constant Larson, publ 1916, B.F.Bowen & Co, Indianapolis.)


Residence: Raymond, Minnesota. From Hjorendfjord, Sondmore, Norway. Spanish-American War: Sergeant. Sources: (Ulvestad p259)


Residence: Morris, Minnesota. Civil War: Private. Sources: (Ulvestad p272)


He was from Iowa. Civil War: Private. Served in a Cavalry unit. Post war: Dead (before 1907) Sources: (Ulvestad p272)