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Bottineau County, North Dakota
Bentinck Twp, R81W Sec 23
Lat: 48° 50' 12"N, Lon: 101° 07' 28"W
Contributed by Richard E Williams, Apr 07, 2003, last edited Jul 16, 2007 [firstname.lastname@example.org]. Total records = 22.
The Weeks Cemetery is located in Bentinck Twp, six miles south of Westhope, Bottineau county ND then five miles west, and one mile north on the prairie trail.
The Weeks family donated the land for this cemetery. At one time there was a Presbyterian church located just to the south of the cemetery.
The cemetery is kept in very good condition after the Presbyterian Church in Westhope got some volunteers together and cleaned it up and put up a new fence. The Huber family has kept it up for the last several years up to this date.
I walked through it on Nov 17, 2002. That is all of the visible graves. There may be more unmarked ones. There was no record found showing the gravesite locations when the Westhope church cleaned up the cemetery.
- Richard E Williams
Arnold, Mrs. Cora E., b. Jun 18 1876, d. May 19, 1912, 'How many hopes lie buried here'
Baker, C. C., d. Apr 18, 1904, age: 33yr, The inscription is carved into a piece of field sandstone
Brasset, Andrew, b. 1848, d. 1913, age: 65yr 5mo 7da, shares surname marker with Peter
Brasset, Peter, b. 1841, d. 1913, age: 71yr 5mo 14da, shares surname marker with Andrew
Grubbs, Molly Brasset, b. 1892, d. 1916, w/o B.X. Grubbs according to R Williams
Hendrehen, Ella, b. 1877, d. 1904, w/o Will Hendrehen
Huber, Mary J, b. 1854, d. 1914, s/w John, 'Mother'
Huber, Rev John, b. 1847, d. 1926, s/w Mary J, 'Father'
Mill, John R, b. Apr 10, 1883, d. Oct 26, 1902, 'Gone but not forgotten'
Navelsaker, Olav R., b. Jan 30, 1882, d. Jun 06, 1904
Nichol, Mary V, b. Apr 10, 1905, d. Jul 13, 1905, s/w Stella I and Verna L, Our babies
Nichol, Stella I, b. Aug 16, 1903, d. Sep 16, 1903, s/w Mary V and Verna L, Our babies
Nichol, Verna L, b. Aug 27, 1900, d. Oct 09, 1900, s/w Stella I and Mary V, Our babies
Spafford, infant, d. c.1930-1933, 2nd s/o Cecil and Clara Spafford, NW corner, no stone
Spafford, infant, d. c.1930-1933, d/o Cecil and Clara Spafford, NW corner, no stone
Spafford, infant, d. c.1930-1933, s/o Cecil and Clara Spafford, NW corner, no stone
Steinhaus, Chris S b. Dec 30, 1903, d. Jan 21, 1904, s/w Herman
Steinhaus, Herman, b. Dec 21, 1904, d. Jan 23, 1905, s/w Chris S.
Weeks, Jessie M, b. Apr 26, 1901, d. Sep 01, 1901, shares surname marker
Weeks, Mary R, b. Feb 08, 1877, d. Jun 18 1901, I heard the voice of Jesus say come unto me and rest, shares surname marker, w/o William, m/o Willard
Woods, Cletus E, b. Mar 20,1884, d. Mar 13, 1912, age: 28yr
Zirkle, Paul P, b. Jul 27, 1900, d. Aug 13, 1904, A little flower of love that blossomed but to die, footstone P.P.Z.
Two markers next to each other which are field stones with no inscription
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