Christian Arthur Williamson (1889-1939) World War I Veteran (b. August 26, 1889, Farsund, Vest-Agder, Norway - d. May 06, 1939, Fargo, North Dakota, USA)
Birth[edit | edit source]
He was the son of Jakob Elias Willumsen (1853-1928) and Anna Elisabeth Olesdatter (1855-1909).
Emigration[edit | edit source]
Jacob took the family to the United States in 1899.
Memories about Christian Williamson[edit | edit source]
Judith Kaye Grothe (1947- ) writes: "[He was] born August 26, 1889, Farsund, Vest-Agder, Norway. He came to US with his family in 1899 and lived in Kittson County, Minnesota. He served as a wagoner in the 3rd Engineer Division of the Army during WWI. He never married. He worked at various occupations, mainly farming. He died on May 06, 1939 in Fargo, North Dakota and was buried in Clemetson Cemetery, Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota."