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Methodist or Evangelical Cemetery
Walsh County, North Dakota

SW 1/4 Section 30, Acton Township, Walsh County North Dakota

Lat: 4823'08"N, Lon: 9715'26"W

From Interstate 29, go 3 miles west on highway 17 and 2 miles south.

Contributed by Anne Braun, Sep 18, 2001 [annieb1961@comcast.net]. Total records = 12.

The cemetery is in bad condition, I read all I was able to on August 28, 2001. Many more may be there, hidden in the tall grasses.

This is an abandoned pioneer cemtery which has mostly German and Irish immigrants buried in it. I found it in poor shape, with broken headstones and tall prairie grass.

From the the original deed I was able to acquire from the court house, I found out the following. The land the the cemetery stands on was first owned by John and Elizabeth Dippel who sold the land to a church called Ebenezer who was associated with the Evangelical Churches of North America. The land was deeded on April 6, 1888.

- Anne Braun

Crittenden, Charles, d. Oct 30, 1889, Age 29 Years
Dippel, Anna, b. Feb 2, 1866 d. Sep 22, 1887
Dipple, Cecil C, b. April 21, 1897 d. Jun 6, 1897, s/w Lovina & Georgina
Dipple, Georgiana, d. Nov 1889, s/w Lovina & Cecil
Dipple, Lovina, d. Sep 1892, Baby, s/w Cecil & Georgina
McMurchie, James H, b. Oct 9, 1885, d. Mar 7, 1895, s/o Neil And Margaret
Schrank, Bertha, b. May 8, 1849 d. Aug 18, 1898
Schrank, Gustiena, b. May 1, 1818 d. Mar 14, 1883, s/w Wm
Schrank, William, b. Jan 1, 1820 d. Apr 20, 1910, s/w Gustiena
Vespermann, Emma O, geb 22 Juni 1867, d. gest 28 Mai 1888
Weir, Alma, d. Oct 1, 1892 age: 11 days, d/o John and Susanna
Weir, Irrena Theressa, d. May 24, 1888 age: 3 years and 15 days, d/o John and Susanna

 

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