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(Stenar) Steinar J. Overland

(Stenar) Steinar J. Overland

Male 1841 - 1939  (97 years)

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  • Name (Stenar) Steinar J. Overland  [1, 2
    Born 7 Oct 1841  Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Apr 1939  Peterson, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 4, 5, 6
    Buried 19 Apr 1939  Highland Prairie Lutheran Church, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • Rev. N.S. Magelssen
    Notes 
    • Came to America with his parents when he was eleven years old.

      1870 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, John Oleson 68, farmer, value of real estate 4500, value of personal estate 770, with with Tone 67, daughter Ann 25, son Steven 29, Steven's wife Gergena 24, children John 3, Thea 2

      1875 MN State Census: John O. Overland, 75, Thone, 73, Stephen J., 34 (Steinar), Georgine, 39 (Gina). John, 8. Thea, 6, Eddy, 4. Annie, 29. Gustave Johnson, 20, Norway Twp., p. 92

      1880 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, Stenar J. Overland, 38, farmer, born Norway, with wife Gorgina, 34, born Norway, children John S. 14, Thea S. 13, Elling S. 10, Kirsti S. 8, George 2, Peder 2/12, born April, father Johanes O. 81

      1885 MN State Census: Steiner J. Overland, 43 ,Georgina, 40, John, 19, Thea, 16, Edy, 14, Chisten, 12, Jorgen, 7, Peter Helmer, 5. Karen M. 2, Cora M. 9/12, Norway Twp., p. 24-25

      1900 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, Steinar Overland, born Oct 1841, age 58, married 36 years, born Norway, immigrated to US in 1851, naturalized citizen, farmer, with wife Gina, born Mar 1845, age 55, married 36 years, mother of 11 children, 10 living, born Norway, immigrated to US in 1861, children Jorgen, born Nov 1878, age 21, Peder, born Apr 1881, age 19, Alette, born Aug 1882, age 18, Cora, born Jul 1884, age 15, Selma, born Aug 1886, age 13, Olga, born Dec 1890, age 9

      1905 Minnesota Census, Fillmore, Norway, Steiner Overland, address Rushford RFD 2, 62, born Norway, parents born Norway, resident 52 years, farmer, Gina Overland, 49, born Norway, parents born Norway, resident 43 years, George Overland, 26, born MN, farm laborer, Karen Aletta, 21, born MN, dressmaker, Cora M. Overland, 19, born MN, domestic, Selma M. Overland, 17, born MN, domestic, Olga E. Overland, 14, born MN, domestic

      1910 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, Steinar Johnson (sic) age 68, married for 46 years, born Norway, immigrated to US in 1851, no occupation, own income, with wife Gina, 65, mother of 10 children, 9 living, born Norway, immigrated to US in 1862, daughters Letta 25, Olga 19, living on farm next to George Overland

      1920 MN Census, Norway Twp., Fillmore Co., Steinar J. Overland, owns farm free of mortgage, age 78, immigrated to US in 1851, naturalized in 1880, no occupation, with wife Gjergina, age 74, immigrated to US in 1861, naturalized 1880

      1930 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, George Overland, 52, first married age 25, born MN, parents born Norway, farmer, with wife Caroline 49, children Joseph 23, Gladys 21, George 16, Signe 9, father Steinar 88, widowed, immigrated to US in 1854, naturalized citizen

      Pioneer settler and one of the oldest residents of this region (97 years), donated the land for the famous Highland Prairie amphitheater, died at the home of his son, George near Highland Prairie. Had lived most of his life in the Highland Prairie vicinity

      Referred to as Stener and Kirsten Johnson in 1903 deed to Kirsten's mother Kirsten Dahl.

      Received his citizenship papers April, 1897

      Filed declaration of intention to become a citizen of the United States, 12 Apr 1897, Rushford, Minnesota [3, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16]
    Person ID I2137  Mindrum
    Last Modified 1 Aug 2016 

    Father Johannes Olavson Overland,   b. 7 Jul 1799, Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1882, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Mother Tone Olsdotter Kilen,   b. Abt 1802, Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1877, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 1823 
    Family ID F1846  Group Sheet

    Family Kisten Jorgine (Gina) Dahl,   b. 8 Mar 1845, Kragero, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Apr 1926, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1 Apr 1866  Decorah, Winneshiek, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Children 
     1. Johannes Steiner Overland,   b. 23 May 1866, Peterson, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1932, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     2. Thea Gurine Overland,   b. 10 Aug 1868, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 1923, Chippewa Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     3. Edward (Eddie) Overland,   b. 1 Aug 1870, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1964, Minot, Ward, North Dakota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
     4. Kirsten Berdine Overland,   b. 25 May 1872, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 May 1954, Montevideo, Chippewa, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     5. Jorgen Sten (George) Overland,   b. 15 Nov 1877, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1958, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Peder Helmer Overland,   b. 29 Apr 1880, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jun 1955, St. Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     7. Aletta Karen (Lettie) Overland,   b. 1 Aug 1882, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1939, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)
     8. Cora Mathilde Overland,   b. 28 Jul 1884, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1908, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 23 years)
     9. Selma Marie Overland,   b. 20 Aug 1886, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1971, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     10. Olga Eleanora Overland,   b. 3 Dec 1890, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1935, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    Photos
    Overland, Steinar House
    Overland, Steinar House
    Overland, Steinar House
    Overland, Steinar House
    Overland, Steinar Farm
    Overland, Steinar Farm
    Overland, Steinar family
    Overland, Steinar family
    Back: Halvor Nordby, Eddie, Kisten, Johannes, George
    Middle: Thea Nordby with Henry, Cora, Steinar, Gina with Selma, Lena Rein Overland with Selmer
    Front: Peter, Lettie
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2017 
    Family ID F1536  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Overland, Steinar
    Overland, Steinar
    Overland Family Members
    Overland Family Members
    Back: Olga Mindrum, Lena Overland, Johannes Overland
    MIddle: Olive Mindrum, Hannah Berg?, Gina Overland holding Dagny Mindrum, Steinar Overland, Letta Overland, Emily Gilbertson, Theresa Overland
    Front: Lloyd Overland, Norman Mindrum
    Overland, Steinar and Gina
    Overland, Steinar and Gina
    Overland, Lettie, Gina, Steinar, Norman and Otto Mindrum
    Overland, Lettie, Gina, Steinar, Norman and Otto Mindrum
    Overland, Steinar family
    Overland, Steinar family
    Steinar and Gina Overland with children Johannes and Thea
    Overland, Steinar
    Overland, Steinar
    Overland and Mindrum Families
    Overland and Mindrum Families
    L-R, Steinar Overland, Peter M. Olson, Oline Olson, Gina Overland, Lettie Overland, Olga Overland Mindrum. In front, Norman Mindrum with his first dog, Phillip.
    Overland, Steinar on 90th Birthday
    Overland, Steinar on 90th Birthday
    Mindrum and Overland families
    Mindrum and Overland families
    Olga Mindrum, Oline Olson, Gina Overland, Steinar Overland, Norman Mindrum, Lettie Overland, Peter M. Olson at the steering wheel of the car

    Documents
    Overland, Steinar death certificate
    Overland, Steinar death certificate
    Overland, Steinar burial record
    Overland, Steinar burial record
    Overland, Steinar death record
    Overland, Steinar death record

    Headstones
    Overland, Steinar and Gina
    Overland, Steinar and Gina

  • Sources 
    1. [S48] Overland Family History, Audrey Overland, Lorna Anderson, 1986.

    2. [S111] Minnesota Death Index, 1908-2002, www.ancestry.com.

    3. [S386]

    4. [S303]

    5. [S8146] Ministerialbog for Highland Prairie, Elstad og Newburg Menigheder i Fillmore Co. Staten Minnesota North America, Paabegyndt 1872, Burials, page 241, line 10.

    6. [S8161] Roll 13, page 486, line 125.

    7. [S2552]

    8. [S306]

    9. [S566]

    10. [S94] 1885 Minnesota State Census.

    11. [S7762]

    12. [S567]

    13. [S105]

    14. [S395]

    15. [S8447] Kirsten Dahl 1903 Deed from Marie O. A. Dahl, et al.

    16. [S8461] Steinar Overland Declaration of Intention.

    17. [S5479]