Some of the children used Gullickson and other used Herm as their surname. Kristoffer was known as Christopher and spelled his surname both Guleikson and Gullickson. He and his wife are both buried in Bethel Lutheran Cemetery in Vinje, Iowa; although they are not together.
Both Kristoffer and his brother Anders sent money to Norway to help their brother Perto buy his home.
Per Guleikson Skjelvik
Kristoffer and Anders brother
SOURCES: 1865 Norwegian Census Records; 1880, 1900 US Census Records; 1895 Iowa State Census Records; Iowa, Bethel Lutheran Cemetery Headstone s; Gullickson Family Tree Book (Gullickson); History of Winnebago County and Hancock County Iowa, Vol. II; Lime Creek Genealogical Society – Group Sheet; Winnebago – Births and Christenings;Iowa, Winnebago – Marriage Records; Letter, Kennison to Ward (in author’s possession); Norwegians in America with Maps (Ulvestad); Vinje, Vossestrand Birth and Baptism Records 1865-1879 and 1866-1877; Ættebok for Vossestrand