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The Family of Endre Gulbrandson & Marit Hansdatter Gravli

1857 State Census Township 102, Freeborn, Minnesota
Andrew Gulbranson, age 40, b. Norway, Farmer
Marit Gulbranson, age 42, b. Norway
Gulbran Gulbranson, age 17, b. Norway, Farmer
Gonor Gulbranson, male, age 14, b. Norway (listed as male but this is an error)
Hans Gulbranson, age 13, b. Norway
Veger Gulbranson, age 11, b. Norway
Karee Gulbranson, age 8, b. Norway (listed as male but this is an error)
Mary Gulbranson, age 5, b. Norway
Elsie Gulbranson, age 3, b. Norway
Ole Hanson, age 68, b. Norway, Farmer (Ole Hansen Rustand Haugerud)
Peter Lund, age 37, b. Norway, Farmer
Elsie Lund, age 37, b. Norway
Asle Lund, age 12, b. Norway

1860 census Hayward, Freeborn Co., MN
Andrew Gilbransen (Endre), age 47, b. Norway
Maryett (Marit), age 46, b. Norway
Gilbran (Gulbrand), age 19, b. Norway
Julia (Gunner), age 17, b. Norway
Hans, age 15, b. Norway
William (Veggar), age 14, b. Norway
Caroline (Kari), age 11, b. Norway
Mary (Maria), age 7, b. Wisconsin
Elsie L. (Else), age 5, b. Wisconsin
Edward, age 1. b. Minnesota
Living next door to Peder & Else Lunde and family
Norwegians in the Civil War
Civil War: Private. Post war: Lived in Hayward Township, Freeborn County, Minnesota. Sources: (FCHS)
From Aadalen, Norway. Civil War: Private. Wounded in the battle at Black River Bridge. Post war: Died at Albert Lea, Minnesota. Sources: (Ulvestad p284) “Gilbertsen, Gilbert”
IA 21st Inf Co G. Residence: Grand Meadow, Iowa. Born 17 Jul 1841 in Norway. Civil War: Age 21. Private. Enlisted 15 Aug 1862 at Decorah, Winneshiek County Iowa. Mustered 22 Aug 1862 at Dubuque, Iowa. Private. Re-enlisted 26 Dec 1863. Wounded 17 May 1863, Black River Bridge, Mississippi. Was pronounced dead on the field and left there. Found later and carried to hospital. Moved to hospital at Memphis, Tennessee. Mustered out 15 Jul 1865, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Post war: Became judge of probate in Freeborn County, Minnesota. Lived in Albert Lea. Died 18 Feb 1900. Buried in Lakewood Cemetery. Sources: (ISW-III p492) (FCHS - Albert Lea GAR records)

1870 census Hayward, Freeborn Co., MN
Peter Lund, age 51, farmer, Real estate 3000, Personal Estate 900, b. Norway
Elsie, age 49, keeping house, b. Norway
Asle, age 24, b. Norway
Ole, age12, b. MN
Endre Gulbranson, age 57, farmer, Real estate 2000, Personal Estate 1000, b. Norway
Marit, age 55, keeping house, b. Norway
Gilbert, age 28, farmer, Real estate 3000, Personal Estate 300, b. Norway
Julia, age 27, lives at home, b. Norway
Hans, age 26, farmer, Real estate 1900, Personal Estate 250, b. Norway
Viger, age 23, farmer, Real estate 1900, Personal Estate 250, b. Norway
Maria, age 17, b. Wisconsin
Elsie, age 15, b. Wisconsin
Edward, age 11, b. Minnesota
Nils Gulbranson, age 42, farm laborer, Personal Estate 300, b. Norway
Gury, age 46, keeping house, b. Norway
Carrie, age 19, b. Norway
Erick, age 15, b. Norway
Gulbrand, age 12, b. Norway
Thorwald, age 8, b. Norway
Maria, age 4, b. Norway
Ole, age 1, b. Wisconsin

1875 - Gilbert married Kristine Matiasdatter Lunde (no relation)

1880 census Albert Lea, Freeborn, Minnesota Page Number 100C
Name Relation Marital Status Gender Race Age Birthplace Occupation Father's Birthplace Mother's Birthplace
Christina GULBRANDSON Wife M Female W 25 IL Keeps House NORW NORW
Nora M. GULBRANDSON Dau S Female W 1 MN At Home NORW IL
Christie Lund GULBRANDSON Other S Female W 15 NORWAY Servant NORW NORW

Gilbert Gulbrandson died on February 19, 1900 in Albert Lea, Freeborn Co., MN

1900 census Albert Lea, Freeborn Co., Minnesota
725 Lake Boulevard 297/317
Christina Gulbrandson, head, Jan 1855, widowed, 8 births, 5 surviving, Illinois/Norway/Norway
Nora, daughter, Dec 1878, age 21, MN/Norway/Norway
Leif E., son, July 1884, age 15, MN/Norway/Norway
Rolf M., son, Dec 1887, age 12, MN/Norway/Norway
Emma, daughter, April 1890, age 10, MN/Norway/Norway
Thor L., son, March 1892, age 8, MN/Norway/Norway
Martha Frydenlund, servant, April 1865, age 35, Norway/Norway/Norway
Ole Dallboten, boarder, April 1851, age 49, Norway/Norway/Norway
Betsy Anderson, mother, June 1833, age 66, widowed, Norway/Norway/Norway

About 1904, Kristine was remarried to Wegger Weggersen Gravli

1910 census 1st Ward Albert Lea, Freeborn Co., MN
Olaf E. Rodli, head, age 42, md 10 yrs, Nor-Norwegian/Nor-Norwegian/Nor-Norwegian, imm 1893, naturalized, Physician
Nora G., wife, age 31, md 10 yrs, 4 births 3 surviving, Minnesota/Nor-Norwegian/Illinois
Gilbert, son, age 7, Minnesota/Nor-Norwegian/Minnesota
Roal, son, age 4, Minnesota/Nor-Norwegian/Minnesota
Ruth, daughter, age 5 months, Minnesota/Nor-Norwegian/Minnesota
Olga Finstand, servant, age 30, single, Nor-Norwegian/Nor-Norwegian/Nor-Norwegian, imm 1908, Housekeeper
Francis Wagener, servant, male, age 36, single (?-German/?-German/?-German, imm 1900, Laborer
Weggar W. Gravlie, head, age 50, first marriage, md 6 yrs, Nor-Norwegian/Nor-Norwegian/Nor-Norwegian, imm 1904, Own Income
Christine, wife, age 54, second marriage, md 6 yrs, 8 births, 5 survivingNor-Norwegian/Nor-Norwegian/Nor-Norwegian, imm 1858
Emma L. Gulbrandson, daughter-in-law, age 20, single, Minnesota/Nor-Norwegian/Nor-Norwegian
Thor L, daughter-in-law, age 18, single, Minnesota/Nor-Norwegian/Nor-Norwegian