Bernett Oliver Odegard

10 June 1901–May 1985 (Age 83)
Watson, Chippewa, Minnesota, United States

The Life of Bernett Oliver

When Bernett Oliver Odegard was born on 10 June 1901, in Watson, Chippewa, Minnesota, United States, his father, Baard Baardsen Odegard, was 34 and his mother, Ingeborg Olsdatter Martinson, was 25. He married Myrtle Lillian Brown on 2 March 1931, in Anoka, Minnesota, United States. He lived in Tunsberg Township, Chippewa, Minnesota, United States in 1920. He died in May 1985, in Madison, Dane, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Watson, Chippewa, Minnesota, United States.

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Bernett Oliver Odegard
Myrtle Lillian Brown
Marriage: 2 March 1931

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2 March 1931
Anoka, Minnesota, United States

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1906 · The End of Capital Punishment

Age 5

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.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 22

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Norwegian Odegaard .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Bernett O Odegard, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Burnet O Odegard in household of Baard B Odegard, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernett O Odegard, "Minnesota State Census, 1905"

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