Lars Gudbrandson Haselhaugen (gg-grandfather on my mother’s side)
– Lars was born February 7, 1821 in the Ådalen region of the Ringerike
kommune of the province of Buskerud
, Norway to Gudbrand Larson Bergsunlia and Olia Bendixdatter of Honefoss. He married Ragnhild Gudbrandsdatter Finneplassen in 1846. They had 10 children. In 1877 Lars and his family immigrated to the United States. They went to Barron County, Wisconsin
where several of their children were already living. He died April 7, 1892 after being gored by a bull on his farm. His daughter Bertha is my great grandmother. The picture is of the S.S. Celtic, the ship which Lars’s family traveled on to the United States in 1877.