Records for St John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery, Portal, North Dakota
Location: 3/4 mile east of Portal and 1/2 mile north in SW1/2 of Sec 29, Soo Twp right along the Canadian border. This cemetery was the property of James Green, son of John Green. James donated the land for the cemetery. His father was on of the first burials in the cemetery
This cemetery was copied August 28, 1986 by Maxine Workman, Shirley Simmons and Ethel Menholt
First line following the name is what the actural marker is, additional information on following lines
These records are only up to 1986. This cemetery will be rechecked in the spring or when the snow melts, which could be July 1, 2001
Vizmowski, Mike Oct 31, 1899 - Oct 6 1928
Hunstead, Katherine July 25, 1873 - Sept 12, 1926
Green, Veronica July 11, 1920 - Jan 21, 1921
Grand Daughter of John Green, Daughter of Vincent Green
Green, Agnes 1882 - 1927
Daughter of John Green. Died 1 Dec 1927, age 45, born 1882 at Clontarf, Minn
Green, John Nov 25, 1905 - age 62 First funeral at the St John
Born 22 Dec 1843 at St John's New Brunswick. Came to Portal after being appointed to a position with the U.S. Immigration Service. Was the Chinese Inspector Arrived about 1895. Came from Bathgate, N.D. where he farmed. Hand 13 children. Land for this cemetery was donated to the church by Mr. Green's son James Green..
Green, James Jan 9, 1877 - Dec 16, 1936
Son of John Green. Donated the land for the cemetery
Green, Ellen 1850 - April 1932
Wife of John Green. Ellen McGrawin was born in Janesville, Wisconsin in 1850. She died on 13 April 1932 at the farm one mile east of Portal. She married John Green in 1869, moved to Bathgate in 1882 and to Portal in 1899. Listed children: John L., Thomas, R. E., James, Charles, Phillip, Vincent and Catherine.
Green, Richard E. 1876 - 1953
Son of John Green
Roan, Nora Mae Jan 12, 1910 - April 29 1910
Roan, Nuvave Veronica Jan 12, 1910 - Dec 15 1910
Roan, Clarence P. No dates, American Legion Marker
Killed in action during WWI The local American Legion Post is named after him along with Bret Wood.
Roan, Hugh 1868 - 1937
Moved to Portal in 1902, homesteaded 6 miles west of Portal. Moved to Portal in 1905 and managed the Langworthy Lumber Co, was postmaster at Portal for over 20 years. Active in civic affairs. Seven children, Lawrence, Elsie, Clarence, Floyd, Nora and Nuvave twins, and one other daughter died as infant.
Roan, Floyd 1904 - 1942
Son of Hugh Roan. Killed in traffic accident at Fort Lewis, Washington
Roan, Mae E. 1876 - 1950 Am Legion Aux
Wife of Hugh Roan. Mae See of Colfax Wisconson. Married Hugh Roan in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin in 1893.
Huttner, Minnie E. 1886 - 1967
Huttner, Paul 1883 - 1964
Beghard, Delia Jan 9, 1890 - May 3, 1906
McGinnis No other information
Scott, James T. March 18, 1883 - Oct 25, 1918
James E. Scott Born in Scotland 18 May 1883, Married Catherine Mary McInnes in Oxboy, Sask in 1908. Children: James S., sidley, and Lillian Elsie
Scott, Angus P. March 19, 1915 - June 9, 1915
Thill, Catherine Sept 7, 1913 - Nov 20, 1913
Wegener, Beverly Ann 1954 - 1954
Skoczylas, Mike B. 1883 - 1954
Bicker, Rose Baby
Kuster, Gertrude Mother 1883 - 1972
Kuster, Nicholas Father 1878 - 1964
Hogan, James Alexander 1904 - 1928
Died 5 Feb1928 at Kingston, Ill. Born in Portal 30 July 1904, Parents were Mr/Mrs P.J. Hogan. Married Maude Gill. Children: Janice, Kathleen and James.
Hogan, Percy no dates
Son of P. J. Hogan Died 19 Jan 1908, 15 months old
Kostad, Curtis 1965 - 1965
Robinson, Genevieve A. Wife 1900 - 1967
Wife of Charles Robinson
Robinson, Charles March 2, 1899 - June 2, 1982
Richardson, Robert D. Dec 23, 1923 - March 18, 1973 N.D. S1 U.S.Navy WWII
Carpentier, Jerry J. Feb 18, 1941 - July 31, 1982 U.S. Navy Vietnam
Kihl, Sylvester H. March 7, 1898 - March 13, 1960 N.D. Pvt Co B
338 Inf WWI
His father owned the Union Hotel in North Portal, Sask, Married Alma in Great Falls in 1920. Learned the barbering trade, lived in York, N.D. for 20 years, then Lignite for 2 years before he purchased the beer parlor in Portal from Mike Keenan in 1944. Operated it until 1952
Two sons Tracy and Duffy. Duffy was killed in WWII
Keenan, Michael J. Jan 13, 1893 - Nov 21, 1958, N.D. Sgt
163 Depot Brig WWI
Came from Northgate, N.D. where he was in charge of the lumber yard owned by Piper Howe Lumber Co of Minot. He purchased the old Poolroom in Portal from Al Morden in 1934. In 1946 he purchased the Hardware Store in Portal from Hans Sjue. He opened a lumber yard in 1949 on the Soo Line property and opereated it until he died. One son Charles.
Keenan, Margaret L. Oct 30, 1900 - April 15, 1973
Wife of Michael James Keenan. Daughter of Henry Schweyen. Operated a general store for several years in Portal. Was appointed postmaster in 1961.
Carpentier, Margaret 1958 - 1958
Conroy no other data
Daley, Mary Mother 1870 - 1971
Daley, Jeremiah Father 1858 - 1932
(Jerry) Daley age 74, North Portal, Died 10 June 1932. Born in LeRoy, New York in 1858. Came to North Portal in 1900. Sons Herbert and Arthur
Daley, Arthur John 1892 - 1980
Bley, John 1883 - 1971
Born May 28, 1883 in Port Washington, Wisconsin to Nicholas Bley and Barbara Rasell. Died Nov 18, 1971 Came to Portal in 1908 and settled on School sec 16 in Portal twp. Married Mathilda Kolback on Feb 22, 1909. She died on April 22 1921 and is buried at Port Washington, Wisconsin. Children: Viola, Edward, Richard, Clarence, and Robert.
Bley, Nellie 1883 - 1969
Second wife of John Bley. Pernellie (Nellie) Nelson was born Aug 28, 1883 in Hornlindal, Norway and was a daughter of Nels Navalsaker and Nellie Frislid. Came to Larson, N.D. in 1912. Married John Bley July 6, 1923. She died April 27, 1969. Had two childen Margaret and Alfred.
Bley, Viola 1910 - 1968
Daughter of John and Mathilda Bley
Murphy, Viola C. 1907 - 1942
Green, Charles J. 1889 - 1934
Son of John Green
Green, Ola V. 1895 - 1963
Probably wife of Charles J. Green
Kremer, Fern 1956 - 1977
Wheeler, Mary Mother 1868 - 1924
Mary McDonald, . She died 12 Feb 1924. She was born in Hstings, Minn. Married in 1884 at Casselton to Fred Wheeler homesteaded in Richland twp. Had seven children; Theodore, John, Leonard, Katie, Mary, Dolores and Myron.
Dickson, Grace Agnes 1908 - 1924
Died 7 May 1924- Born 30 Nov 1908 at Kingston, Ont
Dickson, Eleanor V. Mother 1882 - 1943
Windrim, Karen 1962 - 1974
Onstine, Norman 1874 - 1941
Homesteaded in Short Creek twp, then moved to Portal in 1918. Married in 1901. Had three daughters; Norma, Thelma, and Gertrude.
Onstine, Flora 1872 - 1951
Daughter of Frank and Joanne Myers. Married Norman Onstine in 1901
Pulvermacher, Jess 1900 - 1962
Married Jennie McDonald of Portal, had three children
McDonald, Etta Jan 29, 1875 - Aug 28, 1950
Came to Portal from Wimbledon, N.D. with her children about 1922. Children; Frank, Joe, Miles William (Buster) and Jennie.
Hawbaker, David Aug 10, 1950 - Sept 1, 1957
Myers, Joseph June 15, 1840 - March 22, 1918
Joseph Jacob Myers was born in Alsace_Loraine and came to the U.S. with his father in 1852. He was in the civil war with the Ohio Volunteers. He was imprisoned in Andersonville during the war. he married Joanna Hickey on August 24, 1868. They came to N.D. in 1900 and homestead on sec 34 in Short Creek Township. They had 10 children; Frank, Mrs O Berge, Mrs Norman Onstine, Mrs Jos Hill, Mrs W.H. Bruck, W.E., Mrs Dan McDonnell and Mrs W. Showers
Myers, Joanna June 8, 1842, - Dec 31, 1919
Wife of Joseph Myers
Nygaard, Freida Feb 23, 1928 - Aug 23, 1963
Wife of Leonard Nygaard. Killed in a vehicle accident
Ceglowski, Donald Oct 17, 1950 - Aug 20, 1966
Ceglowski, Leo 1899 - 1979
Born in Poland, came to Portal in 1920 to live with his uncle Stephan Ceglowski who built the first hotel and restaurant known as the Commercial Hotel. in 1903. Leo Ceglowski open Leo's Cafe in 1933 and operated it until 1953.. He married Annie Pukas on Nov 16, 1926. They had four children; Katherine, Leo A Jr, Agnes E., and Henry J.
Pukas, Adolph May 20, 1912 - Oct 27, 1967
Never married farmed outside of North Portal. Son of Annie and Andrew Pukas
Pukas, Annie 1889 - 1976
Wife of Andrew Pukas. He was killed in a mine cave in Roche Percee Valley. Children: Annie Ceglowski, Kustina Brooks, Adolph Pukas, Joe Pukas and Margaret Earl.
Lynch, Daniel 1867 - 1937
Born Jan 20, 1867 in Stillwater, Minn. Came to N.D. in 1898 and homesteaded in Richland Twp.
Married Mary Wood on Nov 24, 1909. Three children; Thomas, Elmer and Rita.
Lynch, Mary 1881 - 1958
Wife of Daniel Lynch and daughter of Thomas Wood. She was born on June 27, 1881
Lynch, Elmer April 10, 1913 - Oct 12, 1919
Son of Daniel and Mary Lynch
Brown, Joseph 1870 - 1917
Donald Joseph Brown, Born 2 May 1870 - Died 7 August 1917 at North Portal. Married Ross Helvig in 1900: Kids Gordon and Robert
Kieffer, Eleanor Feb 17, 1925 - March 16, 1984
Davidson, William 1875 - 1952
Opened a ice cream and soda fountain in Portal in 1902. He married Annie Due about 1897
Davidson, Annie 1872 - 1955
Wife of William Davidson. Was the daughter of Alec Due. She was born Sept 17, 1872 in Manistee, Michigan. Was a midwife in Portal. Had three children; William jr, Grace, and Bud.
Annie died in a fire in her store in 1955.
Davidson, William March 1, 1900 - Oct 15, 1967 N.D. Pvt.
U.S. Army WWII
Son of William and Annie Davidson
Davidson, Roy John 1908 - 1968
Skoczylas, Mary Feb 20, 1921 - Nov 18, 1923
Skoczylas, Michael Sept 24, 1892 - Aug 1, 1943
Skoczylas, Magdalena 1892 - 1982
Abraham, Lottie 1884 - 1943
Abraham, Said 1876 - 1950
Abraham, Frank 1912 - 1980
Sine, George 1880 - 1962
Rabski, Walter March 4, 1912 - May 21, 1984
Rabski, Mary 1880 - 1963
Rabski, John 1872 - 1942
Welsh, Thomas Nov 2, 1904 - Jan 9, 1965
Welsh, Annie Oct 6, 1862 - Jan 6, 1951
Wife of Thomas Welsh
Welsh, Thomas Dec 22, 1857 - July 15, 1926
Born in Frankfort, Ky. Came to Flaxton in 1902 and homestead in Foothills township. Married Annie on August 28, 1883 in Westnewton, Minn. Had seven children; Frank, Minnie, Henry, Thomas jr, Helen, and Stella and one died in infancy.
Skoczylas, Tekla 1885 - 1984
Bley, Mildred 1958 - 1958
Daughter of John and Lois Bley
Bley, John 1947 - 1947
Son of John and Lois Bley
Bley, Robert 1943 - 1943
Son of John and |Lois Bley
Bley, Rachael 1926 - 1926
Died 1 July 1926, daughter of John Bley
Janujen, K 1856 - April 7, 1925