SHORT CREEK LUTHERAN CEMETERY

Located 3 miles north of Columbus on then 2.5miles east in SWQt of the SE Qt of Section 10 Twp 193, Range 93. Located on the North side of the road behind the church. Church was built in 1915.

NOTE: Print in Bold Face is information taken from the cemetery markers.

Lee, Andrew H. 1871-1954 In Lee Plot

Lee, Berthe N. Mother 1869 - 1942

Berthe Johannesen was born in Ostre Toten, Norway on Jan 29, 1869.

Married Andrew H. Lee, who was born in Ostre Toten, Norway on March 14, 1871. They were married in Moorhead, Minnesota on Nov 20, 1899. Came to Portal in 1899 and worked for the Soo Line RR. Homesteaded west of Portal in Portal Twp. Andrew Lee died on March 9, 1954 and Berthe died on Sept 7, 1942. Charter members of the Short Creek Lutheran Church. Children: Henry, Jennie, Nels and Bertha. Bertha Lee married Magne Kleppen and lived on the Lee homestead after Berthe and Andrew died.

Fredrickson, Ronald Dec 7, 1931 - Feb 6, 1932

Potter, Mary E. Mother 1856 - 1943

Possible mother of Mildred Potter Tams

Tams, Mildred Mother 1885 - 1966

Mildred Potter, wife of William Tams, she was the first teacher in the Murphy School, the first school to be built in Short Creek. Children: Robert, Clara, Henry, Herman, Albert

Tams, William Father 1868 - 1950

Born at New Holstein, Wisconsin, came to Short Creek Twp in 1902. Married Mildred Potter in 1907, Township. William died in August 1950

Tams, Henry G. Son 1912 - 1982
 
Son of William and Mildred Tams

Tams, Herman P. Son 1915 - 1980

 
Son of William and Mildred Tams

Tams, Robert W. baby  

Died as a infant probably in 1907 or 1908

Podoll, Frederick 1891- 1956

Fred (Fritz) Podoll, son of Charles Podoll. Came to Short Creek Township with his parents in 1900. Died on Nov 21, 1956

Podoll, Charles E. 1896 - 1951
Son of Charles Podoll, died August 1951

Podoll, Emma Leona March 27, 1909 - May 21, 1910

Probably daughter of Charles Podoll

Note: No other information of Charles Podoll and his wife, however, Ernest Edward Podoll a brother of Charles, came with his brother Charles, to Short Creek Township in 1900. He was born in Nalensha, Germany in 1861. He married Wilhelmena Rau in 1890. He died in 1937 and Wilhelmena died in 1921.

Ness, Karen M. June 1, 1908 - Nov 6, 1908

Note Name was listed as Karen M. Boran in the cemetery record

Seger, Donald H. 1916-1922

Campbell, Margarete E. April 9, 1881-June 6, 1918

Probably first wife of Robert Campbell, located in same plot

Campbell, Robert C. July 4, 1878-July 11, 1953

Robert Campbell was the son of William W. Campbell and Isabella Spence Campbell. Born July 4 1878 at Mapleton, N.D. Came to Portal in 1902 with his parents and brothers William and Jack. All homesteaded in Portal Township. Robert married Margaret Burke of Erie N.D. who had come to homestead in Shortcreek Twp. Two children Alice and Burke. Robert later married Minnie Maszk of Ardock, N.D. Had children Dennis, Mary, Jean and Rita. Robert Campbell helped establish the Short Creek Lutheran Church. He farmed until his death in 1953.

Campbell, Wm W. 1840-1920

Born July 1, 1840 in Scotland Married Izabel Spence. Immigrated to Canada in 1867 and settled in Ontario. Came to Mapleton, N.D. in 1886 and to Burke County to finish filing the claim on son Jack's land in Portal Twp in 1903. Son Jack died from appendicitis on July 25, 1903 while proving up his claim. William and Izabel had sons William D Jr. born June 9, 1870, Robert C. born July 4, 1878, Jack E. born March 19, 1881, and daughters Elizabeth born Dec 9, 1862 and Anna Belle in 1878.

Campbell, Izabel 1839-1923

Izabel Spence, Wife of William W. Campbell Born 1839-Died March 17, 1920

Wigen, Hazel (Vigen) 1904-1904

Peterson, Fred 1893-1956

Peterson, William Benjamin Jan 8, 1900-Sept 12,1905

Peterson, Ingeborg Sept 22, 1878-April 17, 1907

Peterson, Marit 1855-1931

Peterson, Frederick 1856-1940

Larson, 1905-1905

Larson, 1920-1920

Larson, John A. 1860-1950

Larson, Tekla A. 1881-1961

Larson, T. Helen 1911-1992

Larson, Edith Larson Olson 1916-1969

Larson, Carl A. 1906-1994

Negaard, Mary 1887-1990

Negaard, Idella 1914-1994

Negaard, Julius 1911-1997

Negaard, Ingebrit Jr 1882-1906

Negaard, Loui 1879-1950

Negaard, 1948-1948

Swennun, John

Piercy, Baby

Podoll, Ernest 1861-1937

Podoll, Wilhelmine Sept 21, 1868-Aug 27,1921

Yahn, John Father 1877-1940

Yahn, Josephine Mother 1877-1953

Stompro, Elmer 1900-1980

Stompro, Margaret 1906-1992

Stompro, Jerry Evan 1933-1992

Casteel, Mary 1900-1961

Casteel, Thomas 1889-1957

Casteel, Thomas W. Oct 19, 1911-Dec 7, 1989
Tec 5 U.S. Army WWII

Tyndall, Henry 1880-1957

Tyndall, Millie 1885-1976

Tyndall, William 1904-1976

Tyndall, Gene 1934-1985

Anderson, Henry Died 1939

Johnson, Clarence    Dec 2, 1922-July 16, 1941

Johnson, Alfred    April 25, 1873- Oct 10 1947

Anderson, Elsie 1885 - 1955

Anderson, Henry Sept 18, 1905 - Jan 14, 1973
WWII & Korea

Anderson, Walter 1907-1975

Berg, Alf 1899-1986 Husband

Berg, Margaret 1899-1980

Berg, Ellen A. 1874-1954 Mother

Berg, Conrad 1874-1952

Berg, Mildred 1911-1991 Wife

Berg, Juel 1905-1990 Husband

Miller, Michael  Oct 17, 1956   Baby

Iverson, Hazel 1895-1932

Crate, Amy 1890-1925

Evenson, Margaret 1861-1948

Evenson, Emile 1857-1918

Reite, Knute 1872-1949

Reite, Arthur 1903-1943

Reite, Ingeborg 1879-1918

Curtis, Ralph Edward    Aug 14 1916-June 15, 1917

Curtis, Marvin Lee    Sept 2, 1925-Nov 5, 1925

Curtis, Daniel Byron    1929-1993

Curtis, Alvin Brent   1967-1967

Curtiss, Martha   1893-1962

Curtiss, Archie 1887-1964

Curtiss, Borghild 1889-1982 Mother

Curtiss, James 1886-1958 Father

Johnson, Baby 1916-1916

Johnson, Baby 1917-1917

Swenson, William J. Jan 19 1860 - Mar 24 1915 Father

Swenson, John Emanuel May 2, 1892 - Dec 31, 1918 Son

Swenson, Serianna Oct 30, 1869 - Dec 4, 1950 Wife

Swenson, Alma 1909-1983 Daughter

Swenson, Oscar Joseph April 22, 1904-August 15, 1997

Ely, Evelyn Oct 23 1912 - 15 May 1913

Ely, Everett G. 17 Jan 1887 - 26 May 1913

Bretheur, Rober 1915 - 1916

Bratsberg, Henry 1903-1940

Johnson, Harriet 9 Feb 1912 - 5 Jan 1914

Johnston, Kenneth   10 May 1920 - 26 Oct 1944
Staff Sgyt WWII N.D.

Johnston, Susan 1893-1970

Johnston, John 1883-1958

Johnston, Henry 23 Nov 1887-6 Mar 1958
140 Inf. Co.E. WWI N.D.

Vigen, Alma 1888-1977

Vigen, Edward 1885-1971

Vigen, Orine Raymond    Jan 30, 1920 - Dec 17, 1926

Seger, Welland E.  1899-1958

Seger, Annabelle   1874-1923

Seger, Frederick T.   1871 - 1962

Seger, Donald D.  1916-1922

Olson, Olaf H.  1873-1944

Olson, Karen G.    1844-1936

Olson, Tilda E. 1910-1927

Olson, Gabriel 1877-1922

Olson, Olivia   1877-1964

Olson, Ole H. 1868-1951

Burch, Delphina   Died 1924

Burch, Levi 1864-1922

Burch, Esther  Died 1933

Tangen, Lars  1878-1920

Moi, Ole No Dates

Moi, Hans  1874-1921

Dewing, Leonard  1909-1980

Dewing, Jacob  1877-1959

Dewing, Elsie 1882-1963

Bowyer, Thomas D. 1851-1929

Nelson, Gilbert 1910-1924

Nelson, Grace 1926-1926

Campbell, Elma   1882-1963

Campbell, William D.   1870-1961

Thompson, Robert A.    1952 One Date

Thompson, Wm. J.    1916-1977

Thompson, Helen E.   1911-1989

Brock, Wm. Henry Father   1875-1931

Yahn, Oscar E. Father 1880-1967

Yahn, Hattie Mother  1878-1956

Yahn, Ralph E.  1911-1920

Yahn, Sally P. 1914-1983

Yahn, George W. 1906-1968

Strompro, Jessie Mother 1890-1978

Strompro, Odin Father 1880-1971

Strompro, Viola Christine   Dec 27, 1918-Oct 3, 1920

Strompro, Scott Odin    July 30, 1953-July 8, 1983

Strompro, Maret  Mother  1869-1941

Strompro, Even O.   Father   1856-1937

Strompro,   Melford Selvin  1905-1935

Strompro, Ole O.   1841-1925

Stompro, Gilbert    1903-1989 Son

Ringwall, Hjalmer 1882-1960

Ringwall, Rose May 1890-1976

Ringwall, Hjalmer R. Jr.  Nov 12, 1916 - Jan 4, 1925

Ringwall, Emma C.  June 27, 1911 - Jan 2, 1919

Ringwall, Eva 1910-1994

Swaim, John S. 1882-1956

Swaim, Vernice Loraine   May 1, 1906 - June 30, 1918

Owen, J. M. Olson   1878-1945

Berget, Olaf S    Sept 9, 1913 - June 8, 1995

Swennumson, Grace Anlamg   Feb 19, 1904 - March 1905

Kleppen, Magne  1901-1998

Kleppen, Bertha  1908-1999

Olson, Ole   1835-1913

Johnson, Julia Dec   25, 1890 - Oct 28, 1986 Mother

This cemetery was first read sometime in the 1980's

August 21, 2001