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Herb Schwede (#46530188)
 member for 14 years, 1 month, 7 days
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Bio Photo Shortly after the Moravian Church in the small town of Aurelia, ND. closed in the early 70's, an association was formed to look after the cemetery.
It was renamed the Aurelia Community Cemetery. I was elected to the board a few years later when one of the original members died. About ten years ago I helped my sister work on our family tree and now when I found Find A Grave, I realized how helpful it could have been.
This information was mostly taken from the tombstones at cemeteries I have visited, with some added from our family tree and ND death index files. I also get information from the Mouse River Loop Genealogy Society, of which I am a member.Most of these cemeteries are located in northwestern North Dakota.
With over 75,000 names in about 675 cemeteries, I'm sure I have made some mistakes. If anyone finds any errors or has more information let me know.I have photos (about 60,000) of the markers of most of the graves added in the last few years. I do not have time to add all these pictures but if someone requests one I will gladly add it if I have one. Please put Find A Grave in subject line.
Most of the obituaries I have added are from local funeral homes or old newspapers with their permission. All pictures that I have added were taken by me personally.
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C Wegner
Thank you Herb; the additional transfers mean a lot!
Added by C Wegner on May 01, 2016 8:51 PM
Karen Verlinde
Vera Myhre Johnson 40191904
Hi Herb! Would you consider transferring Vera Johnson's memorial ( 40191904 ) to me? I would like to make some name changes and add a pic and bio and it would be easier for me to do it than keep bugging you. Not related but she was a neighbor of ours. I got a plat of the cemetery at Zion Lutheran Church south of Noonan so if you see a lot of changes from me for there its because I am making changes per the plat. Thanks!
Added by Karen Verlinde on Apr 25, 2016 4:45 PM
Roger Root
oops - initials
Herb, Regarding Find A Grave Memorial# 30407091 do you think that Elwin L. Root may have had another middle name? You have seen a lot of stones and maybe you have an idea what E L W means? Regards,
Roger Root
Added by Roger Root on Apr 24, 2016 7:55 PM
Peter Joseph ("PJ") Braun
Danke Shoen for responsiveness to recent edit suggestions
Herb... just a short note to express my heartfelt appreciation for all you have done to help future generations of family historians by documenting some of the smaller community cemetery. Thanks also for your timely feedback to my recent feedback messages; adding life details & family connections.

Namaste, "PJ" Braun, ETCM/USN (retired)
Added by Peter Joseph ("PJ") Braun on Apr 14, 2016 10:13 AM
Kenneth Johnson 61418938
Thank you for the transfers of Kenneth and Evelyn Johnson. joylen
Added by joylen on Apr 13, 2016 7:49 AM
Kenneth Johnson 61418938
Herb, Would you consider transferring this memorial to me? Kenneth was a friend of mine and I have information to add to his memorial. joylen
Added by joylen on Apr 12, 2016 2:19 PM
Kevin & Sharen (Guffey) Swenson
would you please turn this memorial over to us this is our relatives please
Added by Kevin & Sharen (Guffey) S... on Apr 06, 2016 9:46 AM
Julia Glissman
Thank you for the transfer of Julia's grave and entering the obit. I really appreciate it. Kay
Added by kpet on Apr 04, 2016 8:26 AM
Roslyn Roisman-Patchi
Nettie M. Landon Graham
Thank you so very much for the wonderful photo!
Added by Roslyn Roisman-Patchi on Mar 31, 2016 12:00 PM
Hoff Cemetary and Larson Memorials
Hi! I am the grand daughter, niece, cousin etc.. of some of the Larson's that you have added to this site. Specifically #11806658 Edith P McGregor, 11806607 Gary N Larson, 11806648 Ida Risovi Nelson Larson,11806628 Alice M Molgard. Edith & Alice are half sisters and Gary is their nephew. Ida is Edith's sister in law and also my grandma's sister. I was wondering if you could transfer these memorial to me. I promise to take good care of them!
Thank you!

Added by shellsol33 on Mar 31, 2016 2:47 AM
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