NEW HOPE CEMETERY


 This is a public cemetery and is accessible from the road.  From Gothenburg, Nebraska take Hwy 47 and go 15 miles north, then ½ mile west.  This cemetery is in Wayne Township, Custer County, Nebraska.  Or from Callaway, Nebraska travel on Hwy 40, 15 miles to Hwy 47.  Turn south on Hwy 47 and travel 8 ½ miles, then turn west and go ½ mile farther.

There is also another cemetery by the same name in Custer County.  It is located at Victoria Springs, Custer County, Nebraska.  There is a church - the New Hope Church - to the northeast of this cemetery.


Anderson, "Brothers",  John E.,  1855 - 1893;  Otto,  1864 - 1923

Anderson, Ernest R., son of C. E. & R. E. Anderson,  died Sept 30, 1892, aged 1 yr 5 ms 14 ds, "God blesses in an early death and takes the infant to himself"

Anderson, Rebecca E., wife of Carl E. Anderson,  1860 - 1922, "He giveth His beloved sleep"

Anderson, Willard, "Baby",  1922 - 1924


Beck, Violet M.,  1916 - 1917

Beck, Verna M.,  1917 - 1936


Dahlgren, John A., "Father",  Dec 3, 1860 - Dec 21, 1954;  Sophia A., wife of J. A. Dahlgren,  Nov 18, 1859 - Sept 6, 1947

Danielson, Andrew,  Dec 1, 1864 - Nov 19, 1926


Erickson, Anna Charlotte,  1892 - 1926, "Gone but not forgotten"


Fleischer, Ernest T.,  1860 - 1944;  Anna G.,  1868 - 1943


Hendrickson, Henry A.,  Nebraska Pvt. 164 Depot Brig.,  December 15, 1939, World War I marker

Hoagland, P. W.,  died Jan 28, 1907, Aged 72 years

Hoagland, Victor E., "Son",  1886 - 1958 (no last name, between Ellen Peterson stone and P. W. Hoagland stone)

Hudson, Lee, son of N. O. & Pearl,  Nov 16, 1908 - June 15, 1909

Huffman, Samuel,  died Oct 21, 1897, Aged 55 ys 4 ms 28 ds


Imler, Edna L. (Waltermire),  1894 - 1978 (this is a separate stone but is on the same base as Joseph Waltermire)


Jensen, Lawrence, son of Marten & Ethel,  died Feb 4, 1906, aged 1 year 1 mo 7 days, "Another little angel before the heavenly throne"

Johnson, Frank,  1861 - 1924;  Anna, 1856 - 1936

Johnson,  Ellen Elisabath, daughter of Mr & Mrs Frank Johnson,  Aug 4, 1900 Feb 18, 1915

Jorgenson, Hans A., "Father",  1855 - 1934;  Amanda S., "Mother",  1871 - 1944

Jorgenson, Lottie C., "Daughter",  1894 - 1958

Jorgenson, Marvin,  1910 - 1997


Kruse, Carl, "Father",  1851 - 1934

Kruse, William, son of C. & A. Kruse,  died Oct 7, 1904, aged 3 mos 6 ds, "Asleep in Jesus"


Loostrom, John F.,  born Oct 31, 1859 - died Jan 23, 1904, Aged 44 ys 2 ms 23 ds


McCellen, Ida,  1900 - 1900, mortuary marker embedded in cement

McCellen, Cora,  1872 - 1908, mortuary marker embedded in cement

McCellen, James W.,  1871 - 1910, mortuary marker embedded in cement

McClellen, Allen P., "Father"  Mar 20, 1881 - Nov 11, 1964

McClellen, Annie M., "Mother",  June 6, 1909 - Aug 25, 1975

McClellen, Hilma,  Oct 30, 1882 - Dec 23, 1962;  A. Jessie,  Sept 15, 1878 - July 17, 1956, married Oct 3, 1905

McClellen, Lonnie N., "Father",  1941 - ____;  Joyce Ann, "Mother",  1939 - 1966,  married Apr 16, 1960

McClellen, Lilly M.,  1911 - 1976

McClellen, William J.,  June 15, 1849 - Apr 28, 1928;  Nancy,  Nov 19, 1851 - Dec 18, 1936

McClellen, William J.,  son of Allen P & Annie M.,  Feb 20, 1932- Apr 23, 1990,  World War II marker

McClellen, Anna Cora M., wife of Jas W. McClellen,  born June 14, 1872 - died Apr 26, 1907, age 35 yr 10 m 10 days (this stone is a handmade cement stone and has apparently been broken and mended - it was very difficult to read;  A family membered contributed information that this stone was made and engraved by Cora's husband, James William McClellen, and this stone used to read:  Mrs. Cora M.,  Wife of James McClellen,  Born Jun 16, 1872 - Died Apr 26, 1908,  "Farewell departed one our home is not to be here, "we'll" soon be together meet our risen lord")

McNally, Patrick,  1861 - 1923 (mortuary marker embedded in cement)

McNally, Anna,  1873 - 1946 (mortuary marker embedded in cement)

McNally, Patrick,  Mar 4, 1861 - Jan 21, 1923 (this stone is on the same grave as Patrick McNally above)

McNally, Anna,  Aug 28, 1872 - Dec 26, 1946 (this stone is on the same grave as Anna McNally above)

McNally, infant dau of P H & A McNally, died Apr 7, 1903, "Budded on earth to bloom in heaven"

Monson, Andrew, "Father",  Nov 25, 1842 - Nov 9, 1909 (separate Grandfather marker)

Monson, Karna,  May 21, 1846 - Oct 26, 1932 (separate Grandmother marker)

Monson, Anna Marie,  Nov 17, 1880 - Dec 15, 1948, "Christ died for us and it is our anxious hope we all will meet beyond the grave"

Monson, Alfred, "Father",  Oct 29, 1887 - Sept 15, 1969;  Ruby E., "Mother",  May 22, 1894 - Mar 30, 1939, "Rest in peace"

Morrison, Alma E. M.,  May 31, 1904 - Sept 30, 1919, "Budded on earth to bloom in heaven"

Morrison, Ollie,  June 25, 1870 - July 7, 1958, "Rest in peace"

Morrison, George W., husband of Allie Morrison,  born June 11, 1858 - died May 19, 1906, "Another link is broken in our household band, but a chain is forming in a better land",  "At rest"

Mottinger, Emma,  born Sept 22, 1872 - died Mar 17, 1904, Aged 31 ys 5 ms 25 ds

Murray, James, "Father",  1852 - 1924;  Caroline Belle, "Mother",  1870 - 1956


Nelsen, Charley C., died Nov 4, 1912, Aged 20 yrs  1 mo 20 dys, "Asleep in Jesus"

Nelsen, P. C.,  1863 - 1949;  Bodil,  1861 - 1932

Nelson, Warren Lowell,  Nov 15, 1942

Nelson, B. Eleanor,  July 23, 1919 - June 16, 1992

Noren, Selma, "Mother",  1880 - 1900

Noren, Selma, "Baby" 1900 - 1900, 4 months


Oman, Gabriel, "Father",  1843 - 1921

Oman, Johana, "Mother",  1859 - 1934

Ostergard, Alfred J.,  Apr 5, 1903 - Sept 26, 1919;  Albert,  Apr 5, 1903 - Sept 15, 1903

Ostergard, James,  1873 - 1944;  Mary,  1880 - 1963

Ostergard, John,  Feb 15, 1845 - Jan 25, 1918

Ostergard, Kirsten, mother of Martin Peter Jensen,  born April 7, 1851 - died Aug 15, 1894, "Dearest mother, thou hast left us here, the loss we deeply feel, but tis God who hath bereft us, He can all our sorrows heal"


Pease, Robert J.,  Oct 15, 1926 - Febr 21, 1931

Pease, B. Charles, M.D.,  July 25, 1880 - Dec 19, 1950

Peterson, Andrew B., son of Mr. & Mrs. Viggo Peterson,  July 10, 1924 Mar 21, 1926, "Budded on earth to bloom in heaven"

Peterson, Maria M., "Mother",  June 2, 1826 - Oct 17, 1903

Peterson, Peter, "Uncle",  1844 - 1932

Peterson, Johannah, dau. of Mr & Mrs Andrew Peterson,  born Dec 9, 1892 - died July 25, 1909, aged 16 ys 7 ms 16 ds, "If thou shalt confess with thy mouth the Lord Jesus and shalt believe in thine heart that God has raised Him from the dead, thou shalt be saved.  Rom. 10.9",  "Farewell, til we meet again"

Peterson, Andrew, "Father",  1852 - 1938,   "Pioneer of Custer County 1884"

Peterson, Nannie F., "Mother",  1868 - 1959, "A loving mother and devoted christian"

Peterson, Lila, dau. of Henry & Mary,  died Dec 15, 1904, "Gone so soon, our loved one"

Peterson, Ellen L.,  died Feb 19, 1899, 6 days;  Anna M.,  died April 16, 1900,  Aged 1 day - children of ASP & Anna Peterson, "He shall gather the lambs with his arm and carry them in His bosom,  Isiah XI. 12;  also on same stone;  Ann, Age 78 & ASP, Age 84

Peterson, "Father"  1862 - 1947 (no last name on this stone, but it next to the above stone - age fits the above ASP)

Peterson, "Mother", 1874 - 1953 (no last name on this stone, but it next to the above stone - age fits the above Anna)

Peterson, Barbara Kay, infant dau. of Mr & Mrs H. E. Peterson,  Febr 17, 1940

Peterson, Harry E., "Father",  Sept 21, 1890 - Dec 25, 1973;  Mabel C., "Mother",  June 17, 1896 - June 29, 1978, married Feb 10, 1926, "The Lord is my shepherd"

Peterson, P. Raymond,  May 27, 1914 - June 2, 1994;  Clara B.,  July 17, 1918 - ____, married Oct 17, 1937, parents of Dean, Deanna, Jerry Peterson, Lloyd,  1921 - 1993,  mortuary marker

Peterson, Peter Andrew,  August 10, 1891 - August 18, 1971;  Nellie Delia,  April 3, 1892 - July 3, 1984, married May 14, 1913, "The Lord gave and the Lord hath taken away, blessed be the name of the Lord"


Rodine, Carl A., "Father",  1856 - 1934;  Mathilda S., "Mother", 1858 - 1946

Rodine, Carl R.,  Jan 10, 1882 - June 19, 1904; Julia,  died Apr 26, 1895, aged 3 ms 10 ds; Tillie, died Mar 8, 1898, aged 1 day, "Children of C. A. and M. S. Rodeen",  "Suffer little children to come unto me and forbid them not, for such is the kingdom of God.  Luke XVIII.16"


Seffker, William C.,  1883 - 1965 (mortuary marker embedded in cement)

Seffker, John Henry,  1910 - 1963 (mortuary marker embedded in cement)

Seffker, Ellen Himer,  1886 - 1910 (mortuary marker embedded in cement)

Stone, Chas A.,  1856 - 1916

Stone, Hannah M.,  1839 - 1925


Turnquist, Swan J., "Father",  Sept 28, 1860 - June 9, 1948

Turnquist, Beda, "Mother",  Dec 31, 1865 - Dec 13, 1956

Turnquist, baby,  June 20, 1905 - June 20, 1905

Turnquist, Robert,  Mar 11, 1897 - Mar 17, 1897

Turnquist, Gertrude,  Mar 19, 1898 - Aug 15, 1898

Turnquist, Godfrey E.,  Dec 26, 1889 - Apr 18, 1956;  Edith L.,  Nov 24, 1895 - July 15, 1994, "Death is only a shadow across the path to heaven"


Votaw, Arthur Jonathan,  Jan 14, 1890 - Dec 4, 1986;  Ruth I. Anderson (Griffin), no dates, "Till he comes"


Waltermire, Jacob, "Father",  Nov 7, 1829 - April 4, 1907;  Caroline, "Mother",  Febr 11, 1837 - Aug 6, 1910

Waltermire, Joseph E.,  1864 - 1937

Weathers, Mildred, dau of P C & Hattie Weathers,  died Apr 25, 1897, aged 5 ds,  "Budded on earth to bloom in heaven"

Weaver, Lula Pearl,  born Aug 27, 1907 - died Aug 24, 1909, 2 yrs, "Budded on earth to bloom in heaven"

Weaver, William,  1851 - 1922,  mortuary marker embedded in cement

Weaver, Myrtle,  1884 - 1927, mortuary marker embedded in cement

Weaver, Ralph,  1914 - 1927, mortuary marker embedded in cement

Weaver, Mildred,  1897 - 1923, mortuary marker embedded in cement

Wessels, Little Ella, dau. of Garhard & Beda,  born Feb 9, 1905 - died Feb 22, 1905

Will, Frederick E.,  Feb 18, 1827 - Apr 28, 1915


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