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Jorgen Sten (George) Overland[1]

Male 1877 - 1958  (80 years)


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  • Name Jorgen Sten (George) Overland 
    Born 15 Nov 1877  Fillmore Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 16 Dec 1877  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Highland Prairie Lutheran Church
    Confirmation 11 Jun 1893  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Highland Prairie Lutheran Church
    Died 15 Jun 1958  La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 19 Jun 1958  Highland Prairie Lutheran Church, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 6
    Notes 
    • George S. Overland, 80, retired farmer, passed away June 15 at the Lutheran Hospital in La Crosse, Wis. He was born here November 15, 1877, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Steinar Overland. He was married to Signe Calena Overland, November 11, 1905 at Highland Prairie. He is survived by his wife, 2 sons, Joseph and George Jr., 2 daughters, Gladys, Mrs. Orville Rasmussen, Signe, Mrs. Andrew Dammen, all of the Rushford Community; also 4 grandchildren, one brother Eddie Overland, Minot, North Dakota, 1 sister, Mrs. Selma Peterson, Preston, Minnesota. His parents, two brothers, Johannes Overland and Peder Overland; 5 sisters, Cora Overland, Thea, Mrs. Halvor Norby, Kisten, Mrs. Hans Evenskass, Letta Overland, and Olga, Mrs. Otto Mindrum, have preceded him in death. Funeral services were held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, June 19th at Jensen Funeral Home and 2:00 p.m. at Highland Prairie Lutheran Church with Pastor I. R. Gronlid officiating. Shelby Westby sang two songs. Burial was made in the Highland Prairie Lutheran Cemetery The pall bearers were: Nordahl Overland, Lloyd Overland, Dale Overland, James Overland, Harris and Donald Overland.

      Alternate name: George
      Alternate birth date: Nov 1878
      Farm in Norway Township, sec 16, R 89.29 ac, O S. Johnson (51)
      Lived on home farm on 5 Apr 1926
      George, living in Rushford, 1939
      Lived in Rushford, MN on 13 Jun 1955

      1910 US Census, MInnesota, Fillmore, Norway, George Overland, age 30, married for 4 years, farmer, with wife Caline, 29, mother of 2 children both living, children Joseph 3, Gladus 8/12

      1920 MN Census, Norway Twp., Fillmore Co., George S. Overland, 42, rents farm, age 42, farmer, with wife Carrie 39, children Joseph 13, Gladys 10, George 5, and sister, Lytta 37

      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

      1940 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, George S. Overland, owns farm valued $1,500, 62, education 8, born MN, farmer farm, wife S. Caline, 59, education 8, born MN, son Joseph S., 33, education 8, born MN, farm laborer, son George C., 25, education 8, born MN, farm laborer, daughter Signe, 18, education H3, born MN [2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15]
    Person ID I4247  Mindrum
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2014 

    Father (Stenar) Steinar J. Overland,   b. 7 Oct 1841, Kviteseid, Telemark, Norway Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1939, Peterson, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 97 years) 
    Mother 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  [16
    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
    Family ID F1536  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Signe Calena "Carrie" Overland,   b. 22 Apr 1880, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Sep 1965, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 11 Nov 1905  Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 17
    • Highland Prairie Lutheran Church, witnesses Peder Overland, Ole Overland
    Children 
     1. Joseph Stanley Overland,   b. 1 Nov 1906, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1992, Winona, Winona, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)
     2. Gladys Jorgine Overland,   b. 20 Aug 1909, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Feb 2000, Olmsted Co., Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. George Carl Overland,   b. 3 Sep 1914, La Crosse, La Crosse, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1998, Rushford, Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     4. Signe Overland,   b. 22 Jun 1921, Norway Twp., Fillmore, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 May 2009, Sparta, Monroe, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Photos
    Overland, George & Calena 'Carrie' and family
    Overland, George & Calena "Carrie" and family
    L-R, Carrie, Joseph, George Carl, Signe, Gladys, George
    Last Modified 28 Jul 2014 
    Family ID F2996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Overland, George and Carrie Wedding Party
    Overland, George and Carrie Wedding Party
    Back: Gynther, Hans, Unknown, Lettie, Cora, Selma
    Front: Peter, George, Carrie, Marie
    Overland Siblings
    Overland Siblings
    L-R Cora, Peter, Selma, Olga, George, Lettie

    Headstones
    Overland, Carrie and George
    Overland, Carrie and George

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

    2. [S6412] George S. Overland obituary, Tri-County Record, 3 Jul 1958.

    3. [S351] World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918, www.ancestry.com.

    4. [S8146] Ministerialbog for Highland Prairie, Elstad og Newburg Menigheder i Fillmore Co. Staten Minnesota North America, Paabegyndt 1872, Baptisms, page 68, line 100.

    5. [S8146] Ministerialbog for Highland Prairie, Elstad og Newburg Menigheder i Fillmore Co. Staten Minnesota North America, Paabegyndt 1872, Confirmations, page 331, line 7.

    6. [S8146] Ministerialbog for Highland Prairie, Elstad og Newburg Menigheder i Fillmore Co. Staten Minnesota North America, Paabegyndt 1872, Burials, page 19, line 8.

    7. [S38] 1928 Farmers’ Directory of Norway Township, from the 1928 Atlas and Farmers’ Directory of Fillmore County, Minnesota.

    8. [S386] 1900 US Census, MInnesota, Fillmore, Norway, District 31, sheet 9B.

    9. [S305] Kisten Jorgine Overland obituary, Tri-County Record, 15 Apr 1926.

    10. [S618] Aletta Overland obituary, LaCrosse Tribune and Leader-Press, 9 Sep 1939, p. 3.

    11. [S619] Peder H. Overland obituary, 23 Jun 1955.

    12. [S567] 1910 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore Norway, District 30, sheet 1B.

    13. [S105] 1920 MN Census, Norway Twp., Fillmore Co., Enum. Dist. 28, p. 2B.

    14. [S395] 1930 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, District 23.

    15. [S6456] 1940 US Census, Minnesota, Fillmore, Norway, Enum. Dist. 23-24, sheet 7B.

    16. [S5479] Ancestry Public Trees, Miller Family Tree: Connecticut, USA, www.ancestry.com, Lisa Hakes.

    17. [S8146] Ministerialbog for Highland Prairie, Elstad og Newburg Menigheder i Fillmore Co. Staten Minnesota North America, Paabegyndt 1872, Marriages, page 403, line 6.