Henry A. Ostedt
1904 City Directory. Henry A. Ostedt was born in Sweden in 1859 and moved to St. Paul in 1889. He and his Swedish born wife, Tilda Muhrbeck (1862-1942), were married and raised their family here. The couple had eight children, four who died before the age of six and four, among them Henry Jr. and George, who lived to be quite old. Their other children were Esther (1886-1892), Hannah (1908-1909), Joseph (1888-1974), Julius (1891-1892), Martin (1896-1898) and Myrtle (1903-1996). One grandchild, Warren Ostedt (1918-2007), son of Joseph and Freida, married Marjorie June Peterson (1919-2010). Henry and Tilda Ostedt and many of their descendants are buried at Union Cemetery in Maplewood, MN.
Ostedt, a stone mason, was active in the union and was elected Vice President of the local in 1908.