Burdelle Odland Hystad

22 May 1903–18 November 1964 (Age 61)
Tolley, Renville, North Dakota, United States

The Life of Burdelle Odland

When Burdelle Odland Hystad was born on 22 May 1903, in Tolley, Renville, North Dakota, United States, his father, Nels Hystad, was 26 and his mother, Helen Serena Odland, was 27. He married Katherine Jane Dawson on 28 June 1930, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States. He lived in Norway Lake, Kandiyohi, Minnesota, United States in 1920 and Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States in 1940. He died on 18 November 1964, in Clay, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in All Saints Cemetery, Lakeville, Dakota, Minnesota, United States.

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Family Time Line

Burdelle Odland Hystad
Katherine Jane Dawson
Marriage: 28 June 1930

Spouse and Children

28 June 1930
Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Helen Serena Odland




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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 3

Between the state's entry into the Union and 1906, 27 people were executed by hanging in Minnesota. Public opinion soon shifted against the death penalty in the state and was formally abolished in 1911. Since its abolishment, there have been 23 attempts to reinstate the death penalty, but none of these bills passed the state legislature.

Age 17

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farmsteads, notably in Møre and Trøndelag, named in Old Norse either as Húsastaðir (from hús ‘house’ + staðir ‘farmstead’, ‘dwelling’) or as Hústaðr ‘(house)lot’, ‘site’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Burdelle O Alystad, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Burdell O Hystad in household of Nels Hystad, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Burdelle Odland Hystad, "Minnesota, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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