Burnie Silas Fjerstad

19 January 1910–26 March 2004 (Age 94)
Waubay, Day, South Dakota, United States

The Life Summary of Burnie Silas

When Burnie Silas Fjerstad was born on 19 January 1910, in Waubay, Day, South Dakota, United States, his father, John Bendikson Fjerstad, was 41 and his mother, Bertha Sophia Lundeberg, was 29. He married Carol Loretta Frisell on 28 June 1936, in Sisseton, Roberts, South Dakota, United States. He lived in Browns Valley, Traverse, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Benson, Swift, Minnesota, United States in 1930. He died on 26 March 2004, in Edmonds, Snohomish, Washington, United States, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Burnie Silas Fjerstad
Carol Loretta Frisell
Marriage: 28 June 1936

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 June 1936Sisseton, Roberts, South Dakota, United States
  • Parents and Siblings



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    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 2
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
    1914 · The Man With The First Air Conditioned Home
    Age 4
    Charles Gates was the first person in the United States to install air conditioning in his home. Funny thing was, Gates died a year before it was installed.
    1935 · The FBI is Established
    Age 25
    The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

    Name Meaning

    Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead in Trøndelag so named, from an uncertain first element + stad (from Old Norse stathir, plural of stathr ‘farmstead, dwelling’).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

    Sources (17)

    • Burnie Fjerestad in entry for Edward Jan Fjerestad, "Minnesota Birth Index, 1935-2002"
    • Burnie Fjerestad in household of John B Fjerestad, "United States Census, 1920"
    • South Dakota Marriages, 1905-1949

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