Name: Andrew (Anders) O. HESTEKIND
Birth: 22 DEC 1882 in Iowa
Note: W. W. I Draft Registration Card; family history says he was born in Wisconsin
Death: 19 DEC 1919 in Hazel, Pennington County, Minnesota
Burial: 23 DEC 1919 St. Pauli Cemetery, Thief River Falls, Minnesota
Change Date: 30 NOV 2007
Obituary in St. Hilaire Spectator, published 25 December 1919: Torkel Anfinson, aged 87 years, a pioneer resident of Smiley township near Hazel, died last Friday after a short illness. On the same day occured the death of Andrew Hestekind, a well known and highly respected young farmer residing north of Hazel. His death was caused by tuberculosis. Double funeral services were conducted by Rev. Grimsrud at the St. Pauli church Monday afternoon.
1910 Census: Smiley Township, Pennington County, Minnesota lists Andrew O. Hestekind as a boarder with the Martin Loken family.
W. W. I Draft Registration Card on 12 September 1918 lists his birthdate as 22 Jan 1882, working as a farmer.
Father: Ole Andersson HESTEKIND PLADSEN b: 21 OCT 1852 in Hestkinn Nordre, Etnedalen, Oppland, Norway
Mother: Gunhild HALVORSDATTER b: 29 MAY 1850 in Vestehestkinn, Etnedal, Oppland, Norway
Nellie HAGEN b: 16 MAR 1885 in Minnesota
- George Peter HESTEKIND b: 17 FEB 1914 in Smiley Township, Minnesota
- Albert Olaf HESTEKIND b: 24 AUG 1911 in Hazel, Pennington County, Minnesota c: 19 NOV 1911 in St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Pennington County, Minnesota
- Alfred Norman HESTEKIND b: 11 AUG 1919 in Smiley Township, Pennington County, Minnesota c: 14 SEP 1919 in St. Pauli Church, Rocksbury Township, Minnesota