At the time of the 1870 Census, Kristi, using her patronymic Michaelson (Mikkelson), is working for neighbors Ole and Berget Knudtson.
Minnesota - Fillmore County - Norway Township
Household 89, Family 89
Place of Birth
In the 1875 Minnesota Census, she can again be found living with her mother and brothers.
In the 1880 US Census, Kristi has not been located. Kristi is not found with her mother and brothers in Minnesota. She was reportedly already working for Gilbert and his father Iver Gilbertson in Cedar Township, Mitchell County, Iowa, however she is not listed in that household. Broader searches of the 1880 Census have not located her elsewhere.