Grand Marais Norwegian Lutheran Church
Bethany Cemetery South

East Grand Forks, MN - Esther Township

Seven miles north of US 2 on MN 220

Bethany was formed in 1964 when Grand Marais & Bethesda Lutheran Churches merged. Grand Marais was originally known as Norwegian Lutheran. The ELCA page says the congregation was founded in 1886, but not sure which one. The Church was built in 1964

Heritage: Norwegian (Grand Marais)/Swedish (Bethesda), ELCA)

Inscription on Bell

Grand Marais Norwegian
Lutheran Church
Polk Co., MN
A.D. 1905

Recent photo of church, by Steph , Feb 2007
Also see her Rural Church Database Website

Partial listing only

Listing and pictures below were submitted by Joy Paulson, May 2006

Last Name First Name Dates by M/D/Y Other Comments
Bolstad Baby 7/4/1890-12/14/1890  
Bolstad Baby Girl 11/11/52  
Bolstad Dale J. 7/2/1940-9/1/1985 US Army
Bolstad Joseph I. 4/1/1910-10/3/1979  
Bolstad Mathelda 3/27/1892-3/7/1907  
Bolstad Norval J. 1887-1943 Father
Bolstad Tilda E. 1887-1973 Mother
Flatten Annie 1898-1970  
Flatten Henry 1893-1972  
Haugen Anna 1841-1941  
Haugen Martin O. 1849-1929  
Jacobson Baby Fred 1926  
Jacobson Fred A. 1895-1978  
Jacobson Hans 7/26/1855-5/6/1907  
Jacobson Harold 1900-1963  
Jacobson Hilmer Oliver 1890-1897  
Jacobson Jacob 8/10/1812-1/15/1887  
Jacobson Maria 9/26/1855-1/9/1923  
Jacobson Martha M. 1895-1970  
Jacobson Mathilda 11/17/1894-6/28/1975  
Jacobson Selma Marie 10/25/1884-3/30/1934  
Jacobson Victor E. 6/13/1892-9/15/1960  
Sheie Ole 1864-1924  

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