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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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Earl Lindquist
Salo record
Herb, not sure what happened the first time, I had not even started and it sent you that first message. Hope you are doing okay. Could you please look at Find A Grave number 10208868 for R Walter Salo and 136549767 for same party. His real name is Walter Ralph Salo and have updated all that I know. The Salo's are related to me thru Milly and Ray Salo. Milly was the daughter to Gustaf Lindquist. Thank you so much for all the work you do.

Earl Lindquist
Added by Earl Lindquist on Feb 08, 2016 11:36 AM
Gloria (Zeiler) Johnson
Bethel Cemetery - Zahl
You have Bethel Cemetery with 173 burials as being in Appam, ND
These burials are in Bethel Cemetery - Zahl, ND

Please correct your info

Thank You

Gloria J Johnson
Added by Gloria (Zeiler) Johnson on Jan 30, 2016 4:59 PM
Gloria (Zeiler) Johnson
Bethel Cemeteries in Williams County, ND
These Cemeteries should be listed as:

Bethel Cemetery, SW of Wildrose, ND

Bethel Cemetery, Appam, ND

Bethania Lutheran Cemetery (not Bethel)
NW Williston, ND

This will help to clarify these Bethel
Cemeteries

Thank You

Gloria J Johnson
Added by Gloria (Zeiler) Johnson on Jan 30, 2016 2:11 PM
Steven Lake
Tenborg's of North Dakota
This evening I was reviewing my virtual cemetery of my son-in-law's ancestors, the Tenborg's.
I would like to thank you again for creating these memorials and allowing me the privilege of helping to link them together - five generations.
Keep up the good work.
Added by Steven Lake on Jan 27, 2016 10:43 PM
Leilani Oliver Chung
Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery
Thank you for taking the time to photograph the tombstone of Kenneth Jensen. This means so much to me. It helped to clarify a big hole that was in our family history.
Added by Leilani Oliver Chung on Jan 06, 2016 5:51 PM
cvalorpawela
RE: Annie Samenuk memorial on F A G
When someone edits, do they normally have anything to back it up? Are you able to pass on who this person is? They could be so helpful.
Thanks.
Added by cvalorpawela on Jan 04, 2016 9:41 PM
cvalorpawela
Find a Grave question
Hi Herb, Thank you for all the research and work you have done! You entered my great, great,...grandmother in 2003. Her Find a Grave #7140119. You entered a middle name of Ruza, which I have never heard of. Would you please share with me where you found that. I don't see it on any of the stones.
Thank you,
Cary
Added by cvalorpawela on Jan 03, 2016 12:32 PM
Evelyn Rowe Nelson
Peter Christian Nelson
Thanks Herb, for posting the pic. of Peter's grave. Happy New Year to you,
Evelyn Nelson
Added by Evelyn Rowe Nelson on Jan 01, 2016 7:49 AM
Piper
Lucille Leone Ladd Ostlund
Thank you for obtaining photo of memorial site.
Carolyn
Added by Piper on Dec 31, 2015 6:25 PM
Vivian R Schramm
Headstone photo
Thank you so much for including a headstone photo for P Skaarup Nielsen. He was a relative of my 5th generation cousin in Denmark who has been searching for his information. I can now at least send him an copy of the Find A Grave record. This cousin and I have been trying to find information as to the cause of death for P Skaarup Nielsen but have not found any as yet.

Again Thank you

Vivian R Schramm
Added by Vivian R Schramm on Dec 31, 2015 5:15 PM
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