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Herb Schwede (#46530188)
 member for 13 years, 8 months, 1 day
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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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Kevin & Sharen (Guffey) Swenson
lugwig sorenson#7882779
I just sent his parents memorial numbers to hook him up with his siblins can you make sure it get hook up
Added by Kevin & Sharen (Guffey) S... on Nov 24, 2015 2:00 PM
Colleen StaniskeLowry
Thank you much for family transfer. Getting parents now connected-Best regards, KevinOrpenBolkanGuelson/Colleen 48672008
Added by Colleen StaniskeLowry on Nov 19, 2015 3:51 PM
Jan Smart
Caroline Louise Smart Jones
Aunt Caroline was born June 23 1915, not 1910.

Rest Haven Cemetery
Mountrail County
North Dakota, USA
Added by Jan Smart on Nov 16, 2015 7:54 PM
Connie Ferris
Gilbertsons in Hegland Cemetery
Thanks so much for the unexpected transfers of Gilbertson family members in the Hegland Cemetery and for adding all the photos. You rock! - Connie
Added by Connie Ferris on Nov 15, 2015 2:23 PM
Peder Nilsen Huset
I am working on a family history and would like your permission to use the hoto of my great great grandfather, Peder Nilsen Huset's grave stone. It would be much appreciated. Thank you!
Added by BB on Nov 12, 2015 11:16 AM
Herb, Thank you very much for your response on my transfer request. An above all thank you for all the activity that you have done for all of us searching foir our families.
Added by usmc7276 on Nov 09, 2015 4:21 PM
Transfer of memorials
My name is Reagan Kennedy I have just begun researching my family history, and I have found 2 memorials that you have created that I would like to have transferred to me if you would please. The first is Constance Diane Kennedy mem. # 6996564 my sister, and Ida J Kennedy Mem. # 6996568 Connie's Mother. My ID in find a grave is USMC7276, mem. # 48878400. thank you very much for all the work have done.
Added by usmc7276 on Nov 06, 2015 7:21 PM
Norman Dodge
Find A Grave, # 6359654
Thank you Herb for your nice Photos for both Almond Calkins and his wife Amina
Added by Norman Dodge on Nov 05, 2015 7:05 AM
Margo Reasner
Louis and Bertha Fritz
Again, thank you for the photo, the transfers and all of your hard work. Chances are good that I will never get to visit these graves in person so you have done me a real kindness. -Margo-
Added by Margo Reasner on Oct 31, 2015 9:37 AM
Margo Reasner
George Fritz
I wanted to thank you for uploading his gravestone photo, for making the edit and for the transfer. It is greatly appreciated. -Margo-
Added by Margo Reasner on Oct 30, 2015 8:22 AM
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