SWEDISH GROVE CEMETERY


This is a public cemetery and is accessible from the road.  Take Hwy 47 and go 8 miles north of Gothenburg, Nebraska, turn on road 774 which borders Custer and Dawson counties,  then .8 miles east and 2 miles north.  Or from Callaway, Nebraska travel on Hwy 40, 15 miles to Hwy 47, then turn south and travel for 16 ½ miles, turn west for .8 miles, then 2 miles north.

Alfred J. Anderson donated the land for this cemetery.  Mr. Olaf Olson - an early immigrant from Sweden was believed to be the first buried here in December 1896 - before the cemetery was officially organized June 14, 1899.


Anderson, N. Alfred,  Apr 3, 1849 - Feb 13, 1930;  Christina L.,  July 31, 1853 - Sept 3, 1931

Anderson, Olof G., "Father",  Nov 4, 1858 - Feb 28, 1939;  Hilda R., "Mother", Nov 11, 1862 - Oct 8, 1938

Anderson, Sadie E. M., "Daughter", July 1, 1894 - October 24, 1969

Anderson, John P., "Father",  Feb 3, 1855 - Feb 2, 1940;  Augusta S., "Mother",  Dec 15, 1859 - Sept 19, 1939, "The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want"

Anderson, Anna O., "Daughter",  Apr 19, 1880 - Mar 7, 1899 (no last name on this stone, but it beside the above and is the same type of stone)

Anderson, A. J., born May 31, 1826 - died July 27, 1900, "At rest",  "Our beloved father"

Anderson, Robert G., "Son",  June 19, 1896 - March 29, 1903

Anderson, Jonas,  born in Sweden Nov 12, 1832 - Feb 21, 1918


Cederberg, Nels,  May 5, 1857 - Oct 24, 1916

Cederberg, Mary,  Oct 2, 1869 - July 9, 1942


Engstrom, Olaf,  1867 - 1901, "In loving remembrance";  Elmer, died Mar 12, 1900, aged 8 ms 17 ds

Engstrom, William,  March 1, 1893 - July 26, 1915

Engstrom, Ella,  born March 3, 1901 - died age 18 months

Engstrom, Andrew,  born Mar 3, 1901 - died age 8 months


Garrison, James S., "Father",  1877 - 1918, "Verldens Synd";  Anna O., "Mother",  1877 - 1918, "Se Guds Lam Som Bortager"

Garrison, Royal J., son of J S & A O Garrison, died May 16, 1918, aged 2 days  (this family died during the 'flu epidemic")

Grafstrom, Margaret,  June 10, 1854 - Aug 21, 1935

Grafstrom, Abraham,  Apr 21, 1857 - Feb 3, 1936

Grafstrom, Herman E.,  born Dec 8, 1887 - Aug 21, 1912, age 24 yrs 8 mos 18 d,  "The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want"

Grafstrom, Peter A.,  May 5, 1898 - May 28, 1978


Jacobsen, John J., "Father",  May 7, 1851 - Sept 20, 1910;  Sophia, "Mother",   Apr 1, 1852 - Nov 19, 1934

Jacobsen, Albert J.,  1880 - 1947

Johnson, Gus Henry,  Sep 2, 1882 - Mar 3, 1959

Johnson, Albert T.,  son of Carl & Christine Johnson, July 1, 1885 - April 25, 1955

Johnson, John William, son of Carl & Christine Johnson,  January 29, 1879 - March 16, 1955

Johnson, Christine M., wife of Carl Johnson, "Mother",  June 26, 1847 - July 9, 1931

Johnson, Carl M.,  "Husband and Father",  Mar 14, 1840 - Mar 12, 1915, "Asleep in Jesus, peaceful rest"


Larson, C. E.,  1880 - 1919

Larson, David Ray,  August 9, 1944, "Our darling"

Larson, Laura M.,  Nov 10, 1883 - Mar 5, 1972

Lind, Oscar Darvin,  Nov 12, 1897 - Dec 12, 1918


Morris, Hilda Peterson,  July 16, 1900 - Feb 24, 1936


Nordin, Petep N.,  Oct 31, 1847 - Apr 25, 1929 (this is the way the name is spelled on the stone)

Nordin, Anna Lisa,  Sept 5, 1851 - Feb 6, 1917

Nordin, Andrew M., "Father",  Apr 24, 1882 - Dec 9, 1959;  Augusta A., "Mother",  June 2, 1892 - Jan 18, 1958

Nordin, Moritz, "Baby",  Dec 22, 1918 - Dec 24, 1918, "Our Darling",  (no last name on this stone, but it is with the Nordin's)

Nordin, Peter E.,  July 15, 1884 - June 17, 1957;  Anna M.,  Aug 15, 1886 - Feb 27, 1964

Nordin, Lillian M.,  Aug 3, 1912 - June 26, 1934

Nordin, infant dau of Peter & Anna M. Nordin,  died November 20, 1916

Nordin, Israel,  July 31, 1875 - Apr 29, 1953

Nordin, John,  Oct 20, 1889 - Aug 7, 1950


Olson, Mabel E., "Mother", Sept 3, 1904 - Aug 7, 1958;  Walter C.,  May 6, 1899 - Jan 25, 1989

Olson, Olaf,  died Dec 22, 1896 - Aged 70 ys 10 ms;  Anna,  died June 7, 1898 - Age 72 years

Olson, T. Olaf, "Father",  1859 - 1950;  Anna, "Mother",  1862 - 1937;  Lillie, died October 26, 1892 - Age 1 yr 2 ms;  baby,  died April 9, 1896 - aged 9 days

Olson, Fred,  May 1, 1882 - May 3, 1956;  Alice,  Feb 10, 1887 - Aug 13, 1964


Peters, Violet M. (Nordin),  Dec 18, 1917 - Nov 23, 1977

Peterson, Maude Ellen,  Apr 3, 1888 - Aug 5, 1912, 24 yrs 4 mo 2 ds, wife of Luther Peterson dau of Olaf G. and H. Anderson, "Though lost to sight to memory dear"

Peterson, Martin Luther,  born Nov 18, 1876 - died May 22, 1927

Peterson, Lars,  June 29, 1860 - Mar 10, 1910

Peterson, Creansta,  June 12, 1864 - Sept 22, 1943

Peterson, Frank, Aug 26, 1894 - Oct 17, 1945

Peterson, Arthur,  Jan 22, 1893 - Jan 3, 1918

Peterson, Emanuel, died February 2, 1899;  Paul,  died March 7, 1902;  Rose, died March 23, 1906,  children of Mr & Mrs Lars Peterson


Schoonover, Lena C., dau of S. J. & C. C. Sinderstrom,  born Nov 19, 1881 - died Dec 2, 1910 (on the same stone as Isabel P. Sinderstrom)

Sinderstrom, Isabel P., dau of S J & C C Sinderstrom, born Aug 26, 1899 - died Mar 6, 1903 (on the same stone as Lena C. Schoonover)


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