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Zion Cemetery

Also known as Tofsly Cemetery

Hammond Twp. Sec. 28


Thanks to Ann for walking this cemetery, taking pictures, transcribing, researching and cross referencing this information. Some information is from the Township Register of Deaths and other sources.   Check names and dates with the Minnesota Death Index.


 

CEMETERY LISTING

NAME

DATES

REMARKS

Tofsly, Richard S.

1891 - 1928

 

Tofsly, Helge

1863 - 1940

Same stone as for Baarni Toflsy

Tofsly, Baarni

1861 1939

On same stone as for Helge Tofsly.
See note #1 at bottom

Arnold, Stanley

1 DEC 1905 - 14 APR 1906

Hanna, Arthur J.

died 8 FEB 1884

Son of T.C. and J.R. Hanna
10 yr 11 Mo 18 dy

Hanna, Arthur (Baby)

25 JAN 1896 - 10 MAR 1898

Son of W.N. and Mary Hanna

Hanna, Eliza J.

Died 15 MAR 1881

Dau. of T.C. and J.R. Hanna

Hanna, Thomas G.

died 15 OCT 1881

Age 51 yr 8 mo 14 dy

Hansen, Baby Boy

19 NOV 1930 - 19 NOV 1930

Son of Thomas and Alma Hansen

Judson, Lorenzo H.

12 DEC 1841 - 28 APR 1902

 

Judson, Nathan B.

died 25 MAR 1881

 

Judson, Robert R.

20 DEC 1872 - 20 OCT 1895

 

Judson, William L.

25 APR 1879 - 20 OCT 1893

 

Polsfuss, Margaret A.

1895 - 1918

 

Roholdt, Vance Tofsly

9 SEP 1914 - 15 MAR 1917

Son of John and Ada Roholdt

Schafer, Guy S.

1892 - 1918

 

Tollefson, Gertie

1894 - 1921

 

Tollefson, Gunvor

1865 - 1919

"Mother"

Tollefson, Ole

1858 - 1936

 

Tollefson, Sigrid

1865 - 1951

 

Tofsly, Harry Benard

Dec 20, 1901 - Feb 5, 1908

(Born in Polk County, son of Helge & Bertha Oie, died of brain fever)

Dewar, James 

Jan 16, 1846 - Jan 30, 1934

Father  (Born in Perth, Scotland, interesting story of his life in the history books)

Dewar, Agnes Valance

Oct 5, 1854 - Apr 8, 1917

Mother; Second wife of James Dewar

Dewar, William S.

Jul 13, 1884 - Apr 30, 1911

Son  (William Samson Dewar - born Hammond Twp., son of James Dewar and Agnes V. Samson, died of TB)

Dewar, Esther M.

1893 - 1989

"Daughter" (Daughter of James & Agnes)

 

NOTES:

#1
Homesteaded 1891  (1930 Polk County Atlas says that H.A. Tofsly, Pleasant Ridge Farm, Breeder of Shorthorn Cattle and Grower of Grain, S. 28, T. Hammond, P.O. Crookston. 1890.  Mr. Tofsly settled in Trail County, ND in 1877.  He married Bertha Oie.  They had eight children, six of whom are living.  He has served as Assessor for about thirty years.) (1915 Polk County Atlas says children are Richard, Anton, Bertha, Anna, Osmond, and Selma)

 


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