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Edward Ohnstad

Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: Hønefoss, Ringerike, Buskerud, Norway
Death: May 27, 1928 (60)
McIntosh, Polk County, Minnesota, United States
Place of Burial: McIntosh, Polk County, Minnesota, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Henrik Nitter Jonsen Ohnstad and Inger Thorsdatter Ohnstad
Husband of Chrestina Ohnstad and Thora G Ohnstad
Father of Christina Swenson; Thelma Ohnstad and Thelma Urdahl
Brother of Thorvald Henriksen Ohnstad

Managed by: Luke Thompson
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About Edward Ohnstad

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Edvart Ohnstad (1868-1928), who operated a generalmerchandise store at Milton and later at Hill River Township inMinnesota (Polk County), married Christina Loven Vangen. Thecouple had two children. Leonard held a Civil Service positionuntil his retirement and continues to live in St. Paul with his wife,Mary. Alma, who married Henry Swiggum, attended St. OlafCollege and was for several years a teacher in Minnesota highschools. She passed away in 1971. Edvart Ohnstad's first wifedied as a result of burns suffered when a kerosene lamp tippedand ignited her clothing as she was playing the piano at theirhome in Minnesota. Edvart later married Thora Melhus. Thecouple made their home in rural Mcintosh, Minn., where threechildren were born: Christina, Thelma, and Peder. Thelma andher husband, Alvin Urdahl, continue to live on Thelma's parentalfarm. Christina, a nurse who was graduated from Rochester,Minn., and her husband, Clarence Swenson, live in rural Fosston. Peder passed away and is survived by his widow and ason, Arne.John Ohnstad married Kari Kjornes of Honefoss, Norway.They had two daughters: Margaret, who married Alvin Grove ofAdams, and Ingrid, who became Mrs. Arnold Kellogg. Mr. andMrs. John Ohnstad lived on their Silvesta Township farm until the1940's. Kari passed away in 1942 and John died in 1944.Margaret and Ingri d and their families are residents of Washington state.Elling Ohnstad, who passed away at age 87 in 1958, wasthe last survivor of the Henrik Nitter Ohnstad family, and at thetime of his death was the oldest pioneer of the Kinloss area. Hewas married in 1909 to Kjerstine Marie (Stina) Underdal of Undredal, Sogn, Norway. The couple had six daughters: Inger,who has now retired as treasurer of the City of Grand Forks; Lisa(Mrs. Arnold Erickson), who is a nurse and lives in Seattle; Signe,who died of polio at the age of five; Gerd (Mrs. GeorgeKnudsvig), formerly a high school teacher, who lives in GrandForks; Helny, a teacher in Grand Forks, and Edna, a nurse. Ellingand "Stina" have three grandchildren in the Knudsvig family:Karen (Mrs. Dean Jacobson) in Grand Forks; Gordon Elling, nowof Dallas, Tex.; and Gail, who is employed in Boulder, Colo.Undredal, Sogn, Norway. The couple had six daughters: Inger,who has now retired as treasurer of the City of Grand Forks; Lisa(Mrs. Arnold Erickson), who is a nurse and lives in Seattle; Signe,who died of polio at the age of five; Gerd (Mrs. GeorgeKnudsvig), formerly a high school teacher, who lives in GrandForks; Helny, a teacher in Grand Forks, and Edna, a nurse. Ellingand "Stina" have three grandchildren in the Knudsvig family:Karen (Mrs. Dean Jacobson) in Grand Forks; Gordon Elling, nowof Dallas, Tex.; and Gail, who is employed in Boulder, Colo.

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Edward Ohnstad's Timeline

1868
May 10, 1868
Hønefoss, Ringerike, Buskerud, Norway
1905
September 28, 1905
Age 37
McIntosh, Polk County, Minnesota, United States
1907
August 28, 1907
Age 39
Minnesota, United States
1913
May 7, 1913
Age 44
McIntosh, Polk County, Minnesota, United States
1928
May 27, 1928
Age 60
McIntosh, Polk County, Minnesota, United States
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McIntosh, Polk County, Minnesota, United States