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Herb Schwede (#46530188)
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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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Robbie Isbell
Ruth B Olson
Hi Herb,

Could you please fix the error on her birthdate? On the page, you have it as "Born 9-19-12" On the tombstone, it reads 19 September 1913.


Robbie Isbell 1st Twice removed of Ruth B. Olson.
Added by Robbie Isbell on May 21, 2015 1:54 AM
Shirley Jacobchick
Eugene Woodrow Besch
Thank you so much for the photo...greatly appreciated!
Added by Shirley Jacobchick on May 19, 2015 9:56 AM
Linda Haley Allebaugh
Lon D. Haley
Thank you so much for the photo! What a wonderful way to volunteer!

Added by Linda Haley Allebaugh on May 19, 2015 8:58 AM
RE: Cemetery changes
Thanks. It's not as easy as it used to be. Espa
Added by Espa on May 18, 2015 3:35 PM
Roger and Christina Greuel
RE: F A G memorial
Thank you.

Christina Greuel
Added by Roger and Christina Greue... on May 18, 2015 12:36 PM
RE: F A G cemetery
I used to be able to suggest an edit for a cemetery I didn't create, but now I don't see how you can. Lately, I have only been able to change things for a cemetery when I can guess who maintains it. Do you know how to suggest a change or addition to cemetery info? Espa
Added by Espa on May 16, 2015 11:44 AM
R Nyara
Hurly photos
Thank you so much for posting the photo's of Hurly
headstones. I appreciate it very much.
Added by R Nyara on May 16, 2015 10:57 AM
Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery
Herb, as it now seems as if the only people who can edit cemetery info is the creator of the cemetery and I am guessing you may have created Bethlehem Lutheran, just north of Noonan, I would like to see GPS coordinates added so it appears on the map. If you agree with 48.90083, -103.00549 and can do this, that would be good to add. Espa
Added by Espa on May 14, 2015 4:35 PM
martha stewart
Franklin Charles BEAUMONT
This grave is in the Sout or POrtal cemetery, Portal, Burke County, North Dakota.
I have been trying to locate his parents. Is there a chance the cemetery office might have those records? Or a local church?
Any help you can give would be appreciated.

Added by martha stewart on May 07, 2015 6:32 PM
Sharon Klokonos
Thank you so much for your quick response to my request. It is wonderful to see her headstone on her page. SJS
Added by SJStine on Apr 29, 2015 6:07 AM
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