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Ole Johanneson Overland[1]

Male 1823 - 1890  (67 years)


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  • Name Ole Johanneson Overland 
    Born 20 Sep 1823  Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Nov 1890  Bratsberg, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Buried Highland Prairie Lutheran Church, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Notes 
    • Served three years in Norwegian army during the war against Prussia. Came to America in 1848; settled in Skoponong Settlement, Walworth County, WI. Settled in Highland Prairie in 1854. Settled on Section 15 and 16 in Norway Township. First postmaster in Norway Township. One of the first supervisors of the township when it also embraced Holt under the name of Douglas. One of the first trustees of the Highland Prairie Church and a member of the building committee.

      1860 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, Ole Johnson, 37, farmer, with wife Cornelia 35, Frank 9, John 7, Ole 6, Hans 1, all born Norway except Hans born MN

      1865 Minnesota Census, Fillmore, #80, Ole Johnson, Gineld, Frank, John, Ole, Henry, Elias, Charl T., Sievart Larson

      1870 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, Ole Johnson 47, farmer, value of real estate 3200, value of personal estate 1100, born Norway, with wife Cornelia 45, born Norway, children Frank 19, born WI, John 18, born WI, Ole 16, born WI, Hans 10, born MN, Steven 7, born MN, Edward 4, born MN, Caroline 2, born MN, Julia Christopher 16, domestic service

      1875 MN State Census, Fillmore, Norway, page 80, Ole J. Overland, 51, Gunild, 49, John, 23, Ole, 20, Elias, 12, Thea, 5, Frans, 24, Mary, 24, Oscar, 3, Hans, 1, living on farm next to Peter M. Olson

      1880 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, Ole J. Overland, 56, farmer, born Norway, with wife Gunil 54, born Norway, son Ole O. 25, daughter-in-law Betsy 26, son Elias O. 17, daughter Thea O. 11, grandson Oluf O. 1

      1885 MN State Census, Fillmore, Norway, page 13, Ole J. Overland, 61, Signe, 50 (second wife), Stener E. (perhaps Signe's son Erick by first husband) [5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10]
    Person ID I4129  Mindrum
    Last Modified 1 Sep 2014 

    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 1 Gunhild Franson Rui,   b. 1825, Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1882, Bratsberg, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Married 1850  [11
    Children 
     1. Frans Overland,   b. 24 Apr 1850, Walworth Co., Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1904, Sheldon, Houston, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
     2. (John) Johnny Overland,   b. 25 Jul 1852, Skooponong, Walworth, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Jan 1931, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     3. Ole J. Overland,   b. 25 Sep 1854, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1916, Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
     4. Hans Overland,   b. 14 Sep 1859, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Mar 1873  (Age 13 years)
     5. (Betsy Christine) Kari Overland,   b. 18 Apr 1860, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1870  (Age < 9 years)
     6. Steven Overland,   b. Abt 1862, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1875  (Age ~ 12 years)
     7. Elias John Overland,   b. 24 Apr 1865, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 May 1932, Pennington Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     8. Thea Kalina Overland,   b. 10 Aug 1868, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1939, Swift Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F2909  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Signe Eiriksdotter √ėvland,   b. 30 Jun 1835, Seljord, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1891, Bratsberg, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Married 21 Dec 1883  Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Last Modified 7 Aug 2017 
    Family ID F2838  Group Sheet

  • Headstones
    Overland, Ole J.
    Overland, Ole J.

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

    2. [S603]

    3. [S8161]

    4. [S6231] www.findagrave.com.

    5. [S2604]

    6. [S229]

    7. [S2605]

    8. [S306]

    9. [S498]

    10. [S94] 1885 Minnesota State Census.

    11. [S610]

    12. [S8162] Fillmore County Marriage Records 1858-1900, Fillmore County Historical Society, Fountain, Minnesota.