Your Arne J. Øverhaug was born 14 Sep 1847 in Ålen, Sør-Trøndelag. His parents were John Christiansen and Anne Arntsdatter.
Arne left Norway via Trondheim on 18 Apr 1878. His destination was Lansing, Iowa.
This could be a relative:
Here is the family in the 1875 census, although Arne is not living with his parents:http://digitalarkivet.no/cgi-win/webcens.exe?slag=visbase&am...