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Hans Ebeltoft

15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
The Scandinavian Regiment

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Name at Enlist

Hans Ebeltoft

Birth Name

Jan 1836 – 10 Aug 1903

Birth Place


Birth Country


Resident of Muster-In

Freeborn County, MN

Rank at Enlistment


Death Location

Lake Park, Becker County, MN

Burial Location

Lake Park Cemetery, Lake Park, Becker County, MN


Henrikka Moller


Søren Ebeltoft




Gunhild (Guri) Mikkelson

Spouse Lived

14 Jun 1844- 29 Jul 1938

Married On

9 Jun 1867

Marriage Location

Freeborn County, MN

Hans Ebeltoft was born near Tromsjo, Norway in January 1836. He was the son of Søren Ebeltoft and Henrikka Moller. In 1860, he came to America.

Ebeltoft joined the WI 15th Infantry. The army listed him as living in Freeborn County, MN as a Private (Menig).

After the war on June 9, 1867, he married Gunhild (Guri) Mikkelson. She was born in Skien, Norway on June 14, 1844 and immigrated to America in 1850. In 1870, they moved to Lake Park, Becker County, MN. They had 12 children, including Anton (1869), Sigvart (1870), Sofie (1871), Tonette (1873), Asear (1874), Hannah (1876), Carl (1879), Mary (1880), Eline (1884), and Arthur (1887). Hans died on August 10, 1903 and Gunhild died on July 29, 1938. They are both buried in Lake Park Cemetery, Lake Park, Becker County, MN.


Sources: A Pioneer History of Becker County, p.507; obituary, The Detroit Record, Detroit Lakes, Minnesota, p.3, col.1, Copy furnished by Dolores Barron, Minnetonka, MN; Minnesota Official Marriage System [online]; 1900 Census, Roll: 756, Page: 13B, Enumeration District: 0014, FHL microfilm: 1240756;; 1895 MN Census, Roll #V290_48.