- Ulen City / Township -

Ulen township was named in honor of Ole Ulen, its first settler. He was born in Norway 18 April 1818 and died in Ulen village 19 January 1890. He came to the United States in 1851, and to Minnesota in 1853, settling in Houston county where he farmed until he moved to Clay County in 1872. He was granted a land patent in Township 142, Range 44, Sections 28 and 2. Ole was married to Torgun Stavn. He died in 1890 and Torgun in 1898. He is buried in the Sliper Cemetery with Torgun. Ole's Burial, Photo, Tombstone Pictures. Torgun's Burial, Photo, Tombstone. Some of their children are linked in the Burial pages and remained in the area.

Lookup Volunteer:
Ulen History Books
(Two Different Books)
Ulen Township 1916 Map/Landowners

Contact Margit Bakke at Township 142, Range 44
County 1916 Township Maps/Landowners
Postmasters in Clay County through 1920's - Includes Ulen
Railroad Stations - Clay County - Past/Current/Pictures - Includes Ulen
A Guide to Ulen Community
Ulen Museum