About Gilbert Gilbertson
Gilbert Gilbertson came to America with his parents and siblings in 1854. This is a photo of their original home in the Numedal district of Norway . Larger image
1856 Iowa Census
St. Ansgars Township, Mitchell County
Household #1, Entry #1
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The Gilbertson farm produced 30 tons of hay, 5 acres produced 80 bushels of spring wheat, 5 acres produced 250 bushels of corn, and 1 acre of potatoes produced 200 bushels. 6 head of cattle were sold for $155. 200 pounds of butter were manufactured, and 40 pounds of wool produced.