Person Sheet


Name Erland Anderson Overlie
Birth 27 Mar 1853, Overlie nordre i Lom, Oppland, Norway
Christen 4 Jun 1853, Lom, Oppland, Norway
Death 15 Jun 1934, Blue Earth, Minnesota
Burial Our Savior's Lutheran Cemetery, Butternut Valley, Blue Earth, Minnesota
Emigration 1867, Lom, Oppland, Norway
Immigration 1867, America
Religion Lutheran
Father Anders Erlandsen (Overlie) (1808-1886)
Mother Ingeborg (Embjor) Olsdatter (Boye) (1826-1899)
Spouses:
1 Ragnild Kjestad
Birth Aug 1872, Mountain Lake, Cottonwood, Minnesota
Death 1 Mar 1953, Watonwan, Minnesota (see notes)57
Burial Our Savior's Lutheran Cemetery, Butternut Valley, Blue Earth, Minnesota
Religion Lutheran
Father Tosten Johannesson Kjestad (1842-1906)
Mother Ronnaug Paulsdattir (Stamstad) (1847-1877)
Marriage 27 Sep 1889, Linden, Brown, Minnesota
Children: child (-<1900)
Albert (1892-)
Thora Elise (1894-1973)
Ole Emil (1898-1959)
Annie Rose (1901-1986)
Theodore (1903-1989)
Richard G. (1907-1980)
Walter (1910-)
Arnold (1913-)
Alvin Rudolph (1916-1989)
Notes for Erland Anderson Overlie
The godparents and witnesses at his christening were Sevald Nyodegaard, Peder Jorgensen Sveine, Engebret Overlie, Mari Svenhaugen, Thoro Overlie and Marilla Boye.

The witnesses for the marriage were Peder Laingen and Sevald Kjestad. Ragnild's birthplace was given as Norway, but we know that is incorrect.

The 1895 Minnesota census states that he had been in the state and in Butternut Valley for 28 years.

He is buried in row 10, grave 19 (transcription scheme)2; lot 17, grave 10 (official scheme).8
Research
2 (p. 17), 14 (b. 7, p. 324; b. 43, p. 168), 7 (b. 1, pp. 246-247), 8 (p. 17)
1880 U.S. census, Blue Earth Co., Minnesota, r. 615, p. 418D
1885 Minn. census, Blue Earth Co., p. 36 [LDS FHL microfilm 565734]
1895 Minn. census, Blue Earth Co., p. 466 [LDS FHL microfilm 565763]
1900 U.S. census, Blue Earth Co., Minnesota, r. 757, E.D. 3, p. 30A
1920 U.S. census, Blue Earth Co., Minnesota, r. 825, E.D. 3, p. 24B
Notes for Ragnild (Spouse 1)
I am assuming that she is the Ragnild T. Kjestad who was confirmed at the Linden Lutheran Church on 20 November 1887, "Daab bevident op Toraldrene." She is listed just after Ragnild Kjestad, b. 18 Oct 1872, the daughter of Sevald Kjestad.

Her death is listed in the Watonwan County death index, so it seems likely that she may have died in Madelia. That is where a number of the Overlies were living. It is not precisely clear why I had her death listed in Blue Earth County unless it was because the burial was at the Butternut Valley Lutheran Cemetery.

She is buried next to her husband in row 10, grave 18 (transcription scheme)2; lot 17, grave 9 (official scheme).8
Research
2 (p. 17), 7 (b. 1, pp. 84, 246-247), 8 (p. 17)
1875 Minn. census, Cottonwood Co., p. 546 [LDS FHL microfilm 565718]
1880 U.S. census, Brown Co., Minnesota, r. 616, p. 46A
1885 Minn. census, Brown Co., p. 472 [LDS FHL microfilm 565735]
1895 Minn. census, Blue Earth Co., p. 466 [LDS FHL microfilm 565763]
1900 U.S. census, Blue Earth Co., Minnesota, r. 757, E.D. 3, p. 30A
1920 U.S. census, Blue Earth Co., Minnesota, r. 825, E.D. 3, p. 24B
Last Modified 18 Oct 1998 Created 26 Sep 2001 by EasyTree for Windows

Contents * Index * Surnames * Contact