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Asphult Lutheran Cemetery

Section 28, Hill River Township, Polk County, MN

Northeast of McIntosh, MN on County Road 35  Near Jeppson Lake

Map

 

Asphult was organized on January 4, 1889 by Rev. James Moody with services held in a schoolhouse

until the church was built in 1911.  Asphult Church was build on land sold to the church

by Nels Jeppson in 1890. The church closed in the 1960's and now stands in the Pioneer Village in Thief River Falls.   

Thankyou to Ann for the picture taken in 2002

Thankyou to Mary Neste for providing the cemetery transcription and list of Pastors below

Last Name First Name Relationship Date of Birth Date of Death Remarks
Jeppson Johanna Mother Feb 7, 1847 Mar 5, 1937 (Mrs Nels jr)
Jeppson Nels Father Jun 14, 1851 Dec 12, 1903  
Jeppson Arthur Edwin Son Feb. 28, 1886 May 6, 1964  
Jeppson Clarence Hjalmer Son of Nels Feb 15, 1891 Aug 9, 1895  
Tronson Johanna Eurine

(Jeppson)

Dtr. of Nels Sept 2, 1888 Apr 18, 1980  
Olson Nils   May 3, 1838 June 28, 1912 wife Ingeborg is buried in CA
Hedlund Olaf Gotfrid husband July 26, 1856 Feb 6, 1918  
Hedlund Sophia wife Apr 1, 1850 Nov 25, 1919 (Mrs Gotfrid)  
  (Lindquist)        
Swanson Nels Father Oct 14, 1864 1936  
Swanson Berget (Moi) Mother July 9, 1874 Mar 20, 1976 (Mrs Nels)
Swanson Carl Wilhelm Son Dec 16, 1895 Nov. 27, 1949 Minnesota IVT
          Infantry 37 Div
          War I
Swanson Newell Ordean Son Dec 29, 1925 Dec 29, 1925 1 10 mo. 4 da.
Swanson Carl Grandfather Mar 25 1829 18 Dec 1896  
Swanson Marean Grandmother 26 Apr 1832 21 Jan 1911 (Mrs Carl)
Swanson Charley C. Son of Carl 1871 Oct. 7, 1926  
Swanson Clarance Melvin Son of Carl Mar 13, 1891 Oct 28, 1911  
Swanson Clifford Virgil Son of Carl 1914 May 22, 1932  
Swanson Swan Father June 10, 1859 Nov. 22, 1934  
Swanson Karen Elisabeth (Carrie) Mother   Feb 27, 1870 Dec 24, 1944 (Mrs Swan)
Swanson Carl Christian Adolph Son of Swan May 7, 1904 May 9, 1964  
Gustafson Baby (Father - Olaf Gustafson)      
Nystrom Anders   24 Dec 1820 22 Mar 1900  
Pearson Peter E. Son of Ola May 12, 1874 Aug 16, 1905  
Pearson Ida Olivia Daughter of Ola Feb. 28, 1883 1900 or 1910?  
Pearson Helga Eleanora Daughter of Ola Sep. 24, 1881 July 8, 1910  
Pearson, Johanna (Andersdotter)   June 25, 1842 Apr 5, 1930 Mrs Ola Persson
Peterson, Johanna Elizabeth (Pearson)   Jan 1, 1877 June 25, 1908 (Mrs Charley)
Peterson Nels Peter Father Mar 9, 1835 Nov 8, 1907  
Peterson Johanna Lovisa Mother Dec 24, 1842 - Dec 11, 1917 (Mrs Nels)
  (Pearson)        
Peterson Judith Johanna Daughter of Nels April 13, 1908 Nov 24, 1908  
Peterson Edith Elvira Daughter of Nels Dec 4, 1901 Apr 26, 1902  
Peterson Charles Emil (Charley) Mar 17, 1872 Nov 9, 1937 Nov 9, 1937  
Stromqvist Axel   Dec 16, 1883 Dec 19, 1902  
Enarsson Olof Father Mar 25, 1850 Aug 6, 1938  
Enerson Elin (Monson) Mother Jul 17, 1847 Jul 15, 1903 (Olaf's 1st wife)
Enerson Tina daughter Oct 7, 1889 June 7, 1926 36 yrs 5 mos 28 days
Enerson Baby Girl (Swen & Annie)   Sept 4, 1903 stillborn
Enerson Karoline   Nov 24, 1864 Nov 8, 1920 (Olof's 2nd wife)
  (Svensdotter)        
Enerson Edwin Oliver (Swen & Annie) Jan 8, 1904 Oct 22, 1908  
Enerson Martin son Dec 11, 1885 Sept 30, 1915  
Boe Minnie (Enerson) daughter of Olaf Apr 22, 1881 Aug 3, 1906  
Munter Carl Fredrick Father Nov 1842 Apr 23, 1920  
Munter Josephine Charlotta - Mother   May 30, 1857 Jan 18, 1940 (Mrs Carl F,)
Sundrud, Ida Mathilda (Munter)   May 4, 1889 Jan 27, 1933  
Hagen Annie Mellry (Munter)   May 11, 1899 Sep 25, 1953 (Mrs Melvin)
Wiberg Ida Helena (Peterson)   Sept 21, 1861 1936 (Mrs Charles)
Wiberg Charles P.   1849 1913  
Peterson Edith   1902 - 1908   (I had stillborn 1902)
Peterson P. Oscar   1858 1890  
Weberg Hulda Christina Laurenda daughter of

Charles

Nov 21, 1895 June 30, 1962  
Wiberg, Otto     1908 stillborn
Enerson John   August Dec 31, 1873 Nov 27, 1927  
Enerson Pauline (Berg)   Sept 11, 1885 May 2, 1915 (Mrs John)
Enerson twins     May 2, 1915 boy & girl buried with their mother in same coffin
Enerson Victor   Jan 1, 1888 Oct 6, 1960  
Enerson Olga Natalia (Halvorson) Dec 6, 1887 July 3, 1918 (Mrs Victor)  
Enerson Anna Marie Wife Mar 10, 1884 Aug 12, 1970 (Mrs Swen)
Enerson Swen Husband Oct 30, 1875 Aug 12, 1953  
Lindfors Johan Elias Father Jul 17, 1852 Mar 22, 1922  
Lindfors Johanna Mathilda Mother   July 20, 1854 Apr 9, 1929 (Mrs Johan)
  (Kilborg)        
Lindfors Adrean Bernhard Son   Jan 23, 1895 Mar 23, 1895  
Lindfors Hildur daughter Feb 13, 1888 Feb 21, 1888  
Lindfors Ernest Theadore Son of Johan   Oct 11, 1883 Oct 27, 1960  
Lindfors Eva Mathilda (Tilda) daughter of

Johan

Dec 24, 1880 Aug 13, 1972  
Lindfors Gena (Landsverk)   May 16, 1895 June 19. 1989 (Mrs Ernest)
Lindfors Teckla Frida   Aug 1, 1886 May 15, 1993 single
Allen Ida (Nilson)   Sept 2, 1863 1897 or 1898 (Mrs Oscar)
Munter Carl Palmer Husband Apr 30, 1917 1997  
Munter Mildred Orella (Solberg)   Apr 10, 1927 July 1, 1987 (Mrs Carl P.)
Munter Gustaf Gerhard Emil Father Sept 29, 1884 Oct 25, 1956  
Munter Marie Alinda (Bjerke) Mother Oct 26,1887 Sept 28, 1982  
Munter Infant Son Son of Gust   Feb 4, 1913  
Peterson Klas Alfred Father Apr 21, 1897 Dec 30, 1940 bro. to John
Peterson Hannah Elisa Mother Feb 12, 1881 Oct 11, 1930 (Mrs Alfred)
  (Johnson)        
Peterson John August   Aug 24, 1867 Oct 12, 1917 (Bertina (Bjerke)1st husband
Olson Olea (Bjerke)   Jun 21, 1844 22 Dec 1917 (Mrs Otto)
Peterson John Bernard   July 25, 1898 Sept 20, 1971 Son of Alfred
Olson Bertina Mathilda (Bjerke)   Dec 11, 1878 July 8, 1971 (Mrs Otto)
Olson Otto Emmanuel   Dec 29, 1888 Sep 19, 1955  
Samson, Josephina mother Sept 12, 1868 July 12, 1902 (Peter's 1st wife)
Samson, Peter (son of Josefina) June 6, 1867 June 5, 1956  
Gustafson Carl M. (Son of Josefina) Sept 1868 Aug 26, 1901  
Gustafson, Albert Fredrick (Samson) (Son of Josefina) Jan 14, 1901 Mar 21, 1920  
Lindfors Mathias Leonard Father Dec 22, 1857 Dec 6, 1934  
Lindfors Engla Marie Mother Apr 11, 1862 Apr 4, 1925 (Mrs Mathias)
Lindfors John Olaf son of Ernest Jul 19, 1934 May 15, 1993  
Lindfors Teckla F. Daughter of Johan Aug 1, 1886 Apr 6, 1979 single
           
Lindfors Carl M. Grandfather 1823 1900  
Lindfors Josephine C. Grandmother 1825 1909 (Mrs Carl M.)
Lindfors Axel Theodore Son of Mathias Sept 4, 1886 Jul 6, 1958  
Lindfors Gustav Adolf Son of Mathias June 19, 1890 Jun 20, 1957  
Lindfors Hildur Josefina Daughter of

Mathias

Apr 30, 1892 Nov 3, 1983  
Hogberg (Berg) Andrew   1891 1910    
Hogberg

(Berg)

Nora Baby   Feb 5, 1898 ?  
Baby          
Berg Gustav Edwin Father Aug 4, 1859 Dec 12, 1944  
Berg, Annette

(Ekeberg)

Mother 1858 1928 (Mrs Gustav)  
Anderson August Father Apr 17, 1859 Jan 21, 1905  
Anderson Adolf Wahlfred son of August Jan 4, 1898 Dec 12, 1901  
Anderson Gustaf Adolf son of August Mar 26, 1888 Jan 8, 1891 5 yrs 9 mo 12 days
Olson Aaron Father Sept 5, 1842 Feb 4, 1933  
Olson Charlotta Mother Nov 7, 1854 Feb 16, 1933 78 yrs 3 mos 9 days
Olson Gustaf Fredrick Son Mar 11, 1908 May 26, 1975  
Enerson Ellen Elvera Dtr Axel & Emma Nov 8, 1911 Feb 27, 1914    
Ekeberg, Hans Christian Father Jul 11, 1862 Apr 17, 1923 60 yrs 7 mos 7 days
Ekeberg Anna (Jeppson) Mother July 7, 1885 Dec 21, 1924 (Mrs Hans)
Midboe Myrtle Josefina (Ekeberg) Daughter Aug 22, 1901 Jun 25, 1973  
Ekeberg Alton Nels Clarence Son of Hans Dec 24, 1911 Mar 5, 1974  
Ekeberg Rosetta Mildred (Olson)   May 25, 1915 Feb 21, 1991 (Mrs Alton)
Ekeberg, Gerhard Margot Son of Hans Dec 24, 1893 Nov 8, 1962  
Ekeberg Laura (Quarness)   Mar 21, 1899 Dec 28, 1977 (Mrs Margot)
Hedlund Carl Alfred Father Sept 18, 1849 Apr 7, 1930  
Hedlund, Kathrina Louise Mother Aug 25, 1851 Aug 23, 1925 (Mrs Carl)
  (Edstrom)        
Hedlund Nicholaus Son of Carl Feb 24, 1895 Nov 22, 1939 PUT 311 AM
          TN 86 DIV
Hedlund Simon Ludvig Son of Carl Mar 19, 1893 Aug 3, 1971 single
Hedlund Philip Counsel adopted son Feb 4, 1926 Sept 2 1992 PFC US Army
Hedlund Anora Alvina (Borseth)   June 20, 1923 Jun 21, 1993 (Mrs Philip)
Martinson Lars Husband Dec 5, 1855 Sep. 25, 1929  
Martinson Kathrine Wife Aug 11, 1860 July 8, 1948 87 yrs
  (Anderson)        
Olson Anders   Apr 10, 1837 Oct 17, 1921  
Wiberg Magnus Father May 2, 1846 Jan 12, 1922  
Wiberg Wilhelmina Mother Mar 29, 1856 Apr 6, 1932 78 yrs 8 mos
  (Minnie)        
Wiberg Clara Carolina Daughter July 4, 1895 Dec 6, 1898  
Wiberg Hilda Christina Daughter Dec 12, 1884 Dec 5, 1898  
Gustafson Charley J. Father Oct 22, 1839 Jun 27, 1915  
Gustafson Anna Marie (Olson) Mother   Aug 7, 1847 Apr 4, 1905  
Jeppson, Alice (Gustafson)

Thompson

(Mrs Nels

Jeppson)

Apr 7, 1877 Nov 18, 1930 53 yrs 7 mo 11 days
Gustafson George Son Mar 31, 1892 May 28, 1973  
Gustafson Carl Albert   Jan 14, 1901 Mar 21, 1920  
Enerson Baby son Son of Enar & Karella   Nov 25, 1935 (His parents are buried in Tuscon, Arizona)
Strom Nathasha Rose daughter of Joel & Connie Oct 6, 1981 stillborn  
Swanson Julian Arthur father Feb 19, 1907 Apr 28, 1979  
Swanson, Esther Henrietta mother Dec 4, 1915 Nov 19, 2003 (Mrs Julian)
  Augusta (Bartz)        
Dahlberg, Martin Albin   Nov 11, 1893 Sept 6, 1961  
Dahlberg Agnes Emelia   Aug 2, 1896 Jan 9, 1979 (Mrs Albin)
  (Halvorson        
Wilde Delia Marie dtr. of Milo & Ruby born/died Apr 6, 1946 - 1 hour old    
Wilde Milo Jan 11, 1922 Sept 7, 2003    
Youngberg Jennie mother Aug 13, 1866 Dec 25, 1928 (Mrs Joseph)
Youngberg William son Oct 6, 1894 May 5, 1928  
Youngberg, (Jungberg) Joseph Olson father July 10, 1867 June 24, 1882  
Swanson, Edith (Hanson)   Nov 22, 1904 Nov 12, 1985 (Mrs Art)
Swanson, Arthur   Mar 4, 1910 Dec 25, 2004  
Hanson, Gary Keith son of Clifford Mar 25, 1946 Apr 30 1946 60 days old
Hanson, Clifford Donell father June 9, 1915 Nov 15, 1997  
Hanson Mabel Sylvia (Klemmetson) Nov 22, 1916 June 16, 1967 (Mrs Clifford)  
Brinkman Julian John Father Jun 14, 1884 Jul 9, 1957  
Brinkman, Clara Emelia (Munter) Mother Mar 17, 1893 Aug 20, 1990  
Brinkman Gina Caroline (Vasend   Jan 5, 1909 Feb 18, 1983 (Mrs Ervin)
Brinkman, Ervin Jennings   Aug 26, 1915 May 6, 1987  
Munter, Oscar Adolf Father May 19, 1895 June 9, 1973  
Munter, Mabel Amanda (Enerson)   Mar 29, 1908 Mar 15, 1988 (Mrs Oscar)
Pearson, Clarence Son of Carl Jul 21, 1913 Aug 24, 1991  
Pearson Carl Zenobius Father Oct 29, 1878 Mar 3, 1946  
Pearson Alma Hortensia (Kullman) Mother Aug 7, 1887 May 29, 1967  
Pearson Reuben Willard Son July 5, 1912 Apr 29, 1960  
Pearson, Minnie Eleanora (Enerson)   Apr 5, 1913 July 26, 1893 (Mrs Clarence)
Strom Alfred Cornelius   May 15, 1892 Sept 9, 1956  
Strom Minnie Bertina (Rose)   Dec 14, 1891 May 28, 1959 (Mrs Alfred)
Strom Kenneth Alfred Milton Son Dec 27, 1932 Apr 20, 1980  
Strom Stanley Robert Son Sept 1928 Sept 30, 1966  
Strom David Bruce Son of Robert Mar 11, 1950 Jan 13, 1968  
Hedlund, Olena (Rose)   Sept 1, 1889 Jan 2, 1967 (Mrs John)
Hedlund, John Alfred   July 7, 1887 May 8, 1977  
Hedlund, Anna Alice sister of John Feb 16, 1890 - Oct 11, 1988  
Swanson Oscar Goodwin father Oct 3, 1913 Aug 30, 1994  
Swanson Anna (Tangen) mother May 17, 1919 May 6, 1995 (Mrs Oscar)
Swanson, Jerome Neil son Oct 5, 1947 Dec 14, 2004  son of Oscar
Swanson Alvin Reuben Father Nov 1, 1907 May 14, 1992  
Swanson Elin Alma (Enerson) Mother Aug 16, 1907 Apr 23, 2005  
Munter Melvin George   Sept 5, 1910 Sept 1, 1988  
Larson Per Gustaf   Mar 30, 1842 Mar 30, 1919  
Larson Evelyn (Anderson)   Oct 20, 1904 Jan 22, 1905  
Roed Lloyd Evind   Oct 10, 1918 May 26, 2001  
Brinkman Arne Obert   Mar 9, 1917 Jan 18, 1994  
  Brinkman, Louise (Agnes)   Jan 28, 1926 Sept 7, 1992 (Mrs. Arne)
Sandeen Lowell   May 13, 1927 Dec 3, 1996  
Thompson Arlys, (Weiby)   May 22, 1936 Aug 10, 1996 (Mrs Orlien)
Quam Karen Ann  (Hedlund) dtr of Alan July 26, 1970 July 2003 (Mrs David)

 

Asphult Lutheran Church in Hill River township now at the Pioneer Village in Thief River Falls, MN

 

Pastor's that have served Asphult Lutheran Church....

The Asphult congregation was organized January 4, 1889 by Dr Moody.  Services were held in the Nystrom Schoolhouse in Hill River Township until 1911, when the church was built. 

First resident Pastor was J. Ryding from 1892 - 1894. 

Other Pastors were:  

N. Lehart (during his serving Poplar Lake Church was built)

J. Alm 1905 to April 1, 1909 (pastors alary from Asphult to be $75.00 a year)

Rev Svante Anderson from 1909 to 1912 (Interim Pastor)

Victor Sternherz from 1912 to 1913

Catechist August Westlund from 1913 to 1915 - served during vacancy

Walfred E.Erickson from August 1, 1915 to 1925

Gotfried Lindau from 1925 to 1929(Swedish and English to be used!)

A. M. Swanson from 1930 to 1933

Elmer Dahlgren from 1933 to 1936

G. W. Sanstead from 1936 to December 1941 (WW II begun during this time)

Bernt G. Johnson - summer 1942 to 1946

Nels L:indau from March 1, 1947 to July 1959

Arnold R. Swanson from July 1959 to 1962

George H. Cruys - summer 1963 to 1965

Melvin W. Peterson - January 1966 to ??

Carl Anderson - ?? to close

 

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