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Erickson Family Cemetery
Polk County, Minnesota

Lat: 4745'45"N, Lon: 9647'07"W
SE 1/4 Sec 34 Fisher Twp

Contributed by Anne Braun, Feb 23, 2002 [annieb1961@comcast.net]. Total records = 2.

From the intersection of Highway 9 and County Road 16 (going south towards the town of Eldrige), go 3/8 miles north. It is next to a farmer's field on a bluff near the creek.

This is a family plot containing the Erickson Family.

When I visited there on Feb 22 2002, I walked north about 3/8 miles through a farmer's field to find it. I found the cemetery because of the fence posts on the bluff next to the creek bed.

I went around and could only find one headstone that has fallen to the ground. Because of the wild rose trees, logs, a ton of underbrush I could not located anymore headstones. This is a good example how we don't respect the dead, especially the ones who settled and worked the land in the 1800's, the pioneers of the area.

I also compared my findings with Cemeteries of Polk County Volume 9, Red River Genelogical Society 1990.

- Anne Braun

Erickson, Axel, b. 13 Feb 1879, d. 10 Jun 1964, Son, he is buried in an unmarked grave
Erickson, Marie, b. 25 Mar 1843, d. 19 May 1896, Mother

 

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