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Herb Schwede (#46530188)
 member for 13 years, 5 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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Boyd Lydick
Eddie Holiday
Thank you for posting this memorial and also now for transferring it to my management. A great uncle, my paternal grandmothers youngest brother. Boyd Lydick
Added by Boyd Lydick on Mar 26, 2015 10:22 AM
D. Barber
transfer and photo
Thank you so very much for the headstone photo and transfer of Kate's memorial to me. Blessings to you.
Added by D. Barber on Mar 26, 2015 5:05 AM
Leslie Moots
Thank you for the photo, much appricated
Added by Leslie Moots on Mar 24, 2015 9:37 AM
Sue Hale Sheppard
William Kinser #8987929
Thank you for linking William Kinser #8987929 to his parents.

I would be pleased if you would read my Bio and visit my parents' memorials by clicking on their links.
Added by Sue Hale Sheppard on Mar 22, 2015 2:15 PM
Ellen & Frank Weedman
Thank You, for posting the headstone pics
Added by Goosed59 on Mar 19, 2015 7:55 AM
Chester Branning
Thanks you so much for transferring Grandpa's memorial to me... I am finding Find A Grave a truly marvelous thing myself! I really appreciate that you went out and photographed tombstones. My family, like so many others, spread all across the nation, and I would never be able to make that trek myself. Have a wonderful day!
Added by Kara on Mar 16, 2015 11:16 AM
Lydia Early Shower Moe
Wondering if you would transfer Lydia Early Shower Moe #26045498 to me as she was my mother's aunt.
Thanks in advance.
pjparmelee #47907857
Added by pjparmelee on Mar 14, 2015 3:02 PM
Johnnie Zollinger
Thanks Again!!
Hi Herb,

Thank you so much for the transfer of Florence and Arthur Prosser, I appreciate your help in allowing distant family take care of Family!

Johnnie Zollinger
Added by Johnnie Zollinger on Mar 14, 2015 7:32 AM
Elsie Engbrecht Kieper
From: EDJ There are two Elsie Kiepers!!
They were both aunts of my late wife Delores L. Kieper-Johnson. Elsie S.(Schultz) married Anton Kieper and they are both buried in the Concordia Cemetery rural Fessenden
Elsie M.(Engbrecht) Kieper married William Kieper and they are both buried in the Hillside Cemetery Fessenden ND. Hope this information will help you and you would remove Elsie Engbrecht Kieper from the Concordia Cemetery.
Thank You! Everett Johnson
Added by EDJ on Mar 13, 2015 8:07 AM
Karen Verlinde
Jacob Fagerland's bio
I believe I mistakenly sent a bio to be posted on Jacob Fagerland's memorial (13743922) as an edit from his wife's memorial (Viola Fagerland). Sorry for the mistake, it is supposed to go on Jacob Fagerland's memorial (13743922).
Added by Karen Verlinde on Mar 12, 2015 1:26 PM
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