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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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Clarice Courneya
Eva Stmpf Sasse Stevens-32273059
Herb, do you have any other information on Eva-I have set up her first husband Gustave Sasse-180267018-he died in 1935-she must have married after that to Stevens-do you have his first name? I cannot find anything on him. My mother side of the family is Stevens/Stephens. Eva and Gustave had 6 children, which I am researching.
Gustave had been married before to Christina Hager-December 22, 1881, Faribault, Minnesota.
I believe she died about 1895-I am still researching.
Thanks for any information you may have.
Clarice Courneya
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Added by Clarice Courneya on Jun 11, 2017 7:56 PM
Kate Murphy
Daniel Davis
Daniel Davis my great grandfather was born in Mondovi, Buffalo, WI on June 10, 1878 and died on June 5, 1965. Please include this information on the website.

His mother, Charity (nee Simmons) Davis, was buried next to her son in Charbonneau Cemetery. She was born on July 19, 1840 in Dryden, NY and passed away in February 26, 1920.

Thank you for your help.

Kate Murphy
#48327571
Added by Kate Murphy on Jun 04, 2017 1:25 PM
cvalorpawela
Name correction
Hi Herb,
Would you please correct a name for memorial #7140119?
It is listed as:

Annie "Ruza" Samenuk

Ruza should be Kuza. That is Annie's maiden name. I am her 2nd great-granddaughter.

Thank you!
Cary
Added by cvalorpawela on May 22, 2017 9:49 PM
apoloski
Clara Helgeson
Added by apoloski on May 05, 2017 6:54 PM
cvalorpawela
Find A Grave
The name Mike Chewakin was born with was actually Matvei Lohven Tzuvakin. He also went by Mathew Tzuvakin on the 1930 census.
Added by cvalorpawela on May 04, 2017 1:02 AM
D Kauffman
Pederson
Are you sure that these two are not the same person.
#9063599 #12156241 Norwich and Norwich Lutheran.
DKauffman
Added by D Kauffman on Apr 30, 2017 8:57 AM
Leann Pelvit
Royle Koch
Herb, can you correct the spelling of Aunt Royle's first name. Memorial #11063492. You have it as Royal. Thank you
Added by Leann Pelvit on Apr 28, 2017 5:28 PM
Brian Backes
RE: Derr memorials at Lansford
Fixed. Thanks Herb.
Added by Brian Backes on Apr 16, 2017 7:13 AM
D Kauffman
Slapnicka
I found M Slapnicka in Mohall Cemetery spelled
Stapnicka #11160510 after I entered a new one with a photo, #177789571. I think you could delete. DKauffman
Added by D Kauffman on Apr 15, 2017 8:43 PM
D Kauffman
Solberg
In checking the photos in the Mohall Cemetery I found these Three Sobergs spelled Solberg and all info the same on both entries. I suggest you delete these three. #11160473 #11160474 and #92914537,
..Dkauffman
Added by D Kauffman on Apr 15, 2017 7:08 PM
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