Milliam Christopherson born Norway 1845
This is an outline and hasinformation from a book: "History of Monroe County c 1912". Main subject is Milliam Christopherson.
Name of Person: Milliam Christopherson
Born October 1, 1845
Parents: Carolina & Gilbert Christopherson natives of Norway
Immigration: Carolina and Gilbert Christopherson immigrated to Cannon Valley,Monroe County,WI with family which included 4 children from the country of Norway.
Work: Gilbert worked as a Farm Laborer for a time.
Homesteaded:Later homesteaded 120 acreas of land in Pleasant Valley. Eventually Carolina and Gilbert had11 children.
Schooling and young life: of Milliam: Milliam was the second child of Caroline and Gilbert Christopherson.Milliam attended district school until he was 14.
Farming: Milliam Christopherson lived at home until age 23 working as a farmer.He and his brother Peter purchased 240 acres. Three years later they divided the farm and Milliam alsogot a 80 acre portion of the Pleasant Valley Farm. in 1910 he purchased 46 more acres.
Marriage:Miliammarried on Septembedr 6,1890 to Sophia Oleson.Six children were born to them Inga,a student at Sparta High School,Glenn, Mable,Arthur,Clarence and Everett.
General Farming: Milliam raises stock and does dairying and keeps the farm stocked with horses,cattle and hogs. Article says he keeps farm up to date and uses modern labor saving devices.
Mother : Carolina Christopherson died in 1911 noted as a dutiful wife and indulgent mother of 11 children.
Regards Ann (Not related to this family)