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Hendershot Cemetery
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Hendershot Cemetery
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Hendershot Cemetery
Roseau County, Minnesota

Lat: 48° 38' 53"N, Lon: 95° 34 09"W, approx
Beaver Twp, T160N R38W Sec 32

Contributed by Marjorie Broten, May 12, 2010, last edited May 18, 2010 [mjbroten@wiktel.com]. Total records = 3.

This cemetery is located 7 miles east of Roseau on Hwy 11, turn right (south) on County Road 9, drive approximately 14 miles south, turn left (east) on County Rd 4 drive east approx 2 1/2 miles, watch for a rail blocking this crossing, turn right onto the crossing, you will leave your vehicle here & will walk (south) for about mile (you will be walking on a 4 Wheeler Trail) leading off this trail will be another trail on your right. Walk about of a mile or till you come to the burial site of the single grave, continue a short ways further and you will be at the gated & fenced in area of the other 2 graves.

This private family burial plot was est. 1912 has 3 graves which are located on the high bank of the river below and are now a part of the Hayes Lake State Park est. 1967. There is approx a 30 by 30 wire fence with a gate around 2 of the graves.

This family burial plot is not active at this time. Maintenance is done by family or other interested persons.

A walk thru, reading of family burials was done by myself & Eunice Lund on May 12, 2010. A digital camera was used for pictures.

- Marjorie Broten

Hendershot, George E., b. 15 Apr 1885, d. 23 Oct 1927, (in fenced area)
Hendershot, Jackson David 'J.D.', b. 13 Jan 1838, d. 11 Dec 1912, Col 620410 INF, (out on fenced area)
Hendershot, William, b. 11 May 1855, d. Oct 1918, Civil War Veteran, (in fenced area)

Ref. Material
1913 & 1942 Atlas
Hendershot Family History
Pioneers I & II
Roseau County Heritage Book 1992
Roseau County Highway Map 2008
Roseau County Museum
Sandridge Settlers Book by Ray Geroy

 

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