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Contributed to IAGenWeb by Jackie Frederick, October 2013 jjfrederick@globalccs.net

Hetland Cemetery Photo

Hetland Cemetery

 Scott Township, Hamilton County, Iowa

A Pioneer Cemetery

Hetland Cemetery, (aka: Rorem Cemetery, Hetland Graveyard) is located in the southern part of Hamilton County, in Scott Township, east and south of Ellsworth, Iowa.  This cemetery is a Hamilton County Pioneer Cemetery.

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According to the Hamilton County Land Records, Book 30, Page 111 - Peter H. and Enger Peterson deeded to the Hetland Grave Yard Association land (for the cemetery) for the consideration of $15.00.  The deed was signed Feb. 1888, filed 11 Apr 1888.

 (Note there are gravestones dated before this date.)

 

Articles of Incorporation of the Hetland Grave Yard Association 17 Feb 1888 and filed 8th day of April 1888 page 128 and 139 ---

Article I

The name of this Incorporation shall be Hetland Grave Yard Association in the

County of Hamilton and State of Iowa.

Article II

The object of the Association shall be to purchase a suitable piece of land in

Scott Township, Hamilton County, Iowa, fence, keep and maintain the same as a cemetery.

Article III

The members of the Association shall consist of all persons who have purchased and

paid for one lot of said cemetery.

Article VIII

A certificate signed by the President and Secretary of this Association, shall be a

sufficient title to the individual Lot owner of this Association.

Article X

The following named persons below named are chosen to constitute the Board of Trustees,

for present year and until the next regular meeting.

 

 In witness whereof, we have hereunto set our hands this 17th day of February, 1888.

 

Peter H. Peterson                        Ole O. Eittreim

Elias Knudson                             Hans A. Sexe

Austin Rorem                              Torgrim Rorem

Jacob Knudson                            Peter Welland

Nels Berve                                  T. B. Olson

John Hodnefield                          Sam (his mark) Polsen

O.W. Hattrem                             Aad Digerness

Engel Nerland                             Andrew Knutson

 

The officers of the present year are:

Nels Berog (note spelling)   Secretary

A. Rorem                            Treasurer

Elias Knutson                      President

 

(above are only 5 of the 10 articles)

 

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Directions: Drive east of Ellsworth on state highway 175 to Young Ave. (about 3 ½ miles).  [Young Ave. is also the paved road to Roland.]  Turn south on Young Ave. to 350th Street (2 miles).  Turn east on 350th Street for ½ mile.  The cemetery is on the south side of the road.

 

The cemetery was walked and photographed August 2013 by Jackie Frederick for the Hamilton Heritage Hunters Genealogical Society.  The cemetery list was transcribed from earlier cemetery listings.



Name                                        Birth Date             Death Date                                 Comments


BERVE, Herman N.

Aug 16, 1872

July 26, 1944

 

BOYD, Anton P.

Mar 19, 1833

Dec 13, 1903

Husband of Marta A. Boyd

BERVE, Ane Johane

Dec 10, 1844

Sept 3, 1896

“Annie”

BOYD, Marta A.

Jan 30, 1839

July 4, 1894

Wife of Anton P. Boyd

CHARLESON, Carl

1895

1968

U.S. American Legion

CHARLESON, Charles Grove

Aug 12, 1863

Aug 18, 1911

‘Charley’; Husband of Malina Charleson;

CHARLESON, Eddie

Jan 10, 1889

Aug 1, 1963

 WWI Vet

CHARLESON, Joseph B.

Oct 21, 1899

June 30, 1911

Hardin Co. Death Register says Joseph was born in 1898

CHARLESON, Malina

Mar 24, 1860

Apr 21, 1946

Wife of Charley Charlson; Hardin Co. Death Register

DIGERNESS, Aad J.

Dec 10, 1826

Jan 6, 1909

Husband of Mary Digerness;

Humboldt Co Death Register has Birth date as Dec 10, 1825

DIGERNESS, Mary

1830

1921

Wife of Aad J. Digerness

EITTREIM, Eli O.

Dec 21, 1837

Sept 16, 1911

No stone; Eli is the daughter of Omund A. & Bertha Eittreim

EITTREIM, Omund O.

Jan 23, 1843

Apr 7, 1916

No Stone;  Husband of Bertha Eittriem

EITTRIEM, Bertha O.

Feb 1, 1877

Sept 14, 1911

No stone; Omund O. Eittreim

FLESJE, Celia

1794

1887

North side of Aad Digerness stone

HODENFILED, Ivar

1865

1883

 

KNUTSON, Annie

Dec 22, 1854

Feb 22, 1907

Wife of Jacob Knutson

KNUTSON, Cora Ellen

Jan 19, 1910

June 12, 1910

No Stone; Daughter of Lewis & Mabel Knudson

KNUTSON, Jacob

1852

1921

Husband of Annie Knutson

MADSON, Mads

May 3, 1835 (calc)

Mar 26, 1882

Aged 46 yr, 10 m, 23 days

NELSON, Bendix J.

May 14, 1871

Mar 7, 1956

No Stone; Funeral marker-no name on it; Son of Nelson Vikingstad;

NEUBAUER, Arthur H.

Apr 30, 1901

Dec 1984

“Father”; Husband of Myrtle Neubauer; ‘Auf Wiedershen’

NEUBAUER, Jean L.

Mar 1944

May 1944

Daughter of Arthur & Myrtle Neubauer

NEUBAUER, Myrtle  (Welland)

1905

1971

“Mother”; Wife of Arthur H. Neubauer

NEUBAUER, Norma J.

June 29, 1928

Aug 20, 1928

Daughter of Arthur & Myrtle Neubauer

OLSON, Ales

Dec 24, 1891

Feb 17, 1892

Same stone as Benjamin, Magrete & Martine Olson

OLSON, Benjamin

June 7, 1884

Dec 3, 1884

Same stone as Ales, Magrete & Martine Olson

OLSON, Magrete

Feb 15, 1856

Aug 25, 1884

Same stone as Benjamin, Ales & Martine Olson

OLSON, Martine

Oct 26, 1864

May 21, 1895

Same stone as Benjamin, Ales, & Magrete Olson

OLSON, Rose (Berve)

July 23, 1880

Jan 27, 1909

Wife of Marshall Olson; died at Burwell, MN

PAULSON, Erick

1856

Mar 29, 1946

Died in Cherokee, Iowa

PAULSON, Leney

Oct 5, 1869

Mar 26, 1897

 

PAULSON, Martha

Oct 10, 1824

Jan 23, 1919

No Stone; Wife of Severt Paulson

PAULSON, Mary

Apr 19, 1864

Oct 2, 1906

 

PAULSON, Severt

Mar 24, 1825

Oct 20, 1912

No Stone; Husband of Martha Paulson

PETERSON, Inger

Feb 2, 1848

May 30, 1935

first husband- xx Bergeson;

Second husband Peter H. Peterson

PETERSON, Ole E.

July 5, 1868

Aug 9, 1935

Son of Peter H. & Anna Peterson

PETERSON, Peter H.

Oct 22, 1843

June 18, 1918

Husband of 1st Anna (Johnson) Peterson;

 2nd wife Inger Peterson

RINGSTAD, Ellen (Vikingstad)

Aug 21, 1853

July 11, 1927

No Stone; aged 63 yrs, 10 m, and 20 days;

Divorce from John O. Ringstad

ROREM, Goodman

Jan 22, 1860 (calc)

Sept 24, 1884

Aged 24 yr, 8 m, and 2 days;

 “God gave-he took-he will restore, He doeth all things well”

ROREM, Malina

Nov 11, 1858 (calc)

June 7, 1891

Aged 32 yr, 6 m & 27 days; Wife of Austin Rorem;

 “Kind angels watch her sleeping dust, till Jesus comes to raise the just.  Then may she wake with sweet surprise, and in her Saviour’s image rise.”

ROREM, Torgrim

1824 (calc)

Jan 9, 1890

Aged 66 years;

“Kind Father of love, thou are gone to thy rest forever to bask mid- the joys of the blest”

SCLLORxx, Anne Elisebeth

 

Aug 11, 1883

Aged 1 Yr, 7 months and 26 days; This stone has been broken off and reset, ‘Born of Lars & Scrine Scllorxx’

SCLLORxx, Sike Marie

 

Aug 19, 1883

Aged 1 month 25 days; ‘Born of Lars & Scrine Scllorxx’

SWIFT, Emila S.  (Vikingstad)

July 1, 1877

Oct 17, 1909

Wife of Edwin Swift; Daughter of E. Nelson and Olena Vikingstad; Died in Sterling, CO

VIKINGSTAD, Anna Martha

1867 (calc)

Mar  3, 1894

Small stone “Martha”; aged 27 years;

VIKINGSTAD, E. Nelson

 

Dec 6, 1890

Small stone “Father”; Large stone of Nelson Vikingstad

VIKINGSTAD, Olena Margrete

May 1, 1836

Feb 23, 1918

Small stone “Mother”; Large stone of Nelson Vikingst

WELLAND, Bertha

Apr 8, 1842

June 4, 1912

Wife of Peter Welland

WELLAND, Charley R.

 

Apr 22, 1882

Aged ….21 days; corner of stone broke off so only part visible is 21 days

WELLAND, Elmer J.

Dec 15, 1887 (calc)

July 5, 1889

Aged 1 yr, 6m & 20 days; son of Peter & Bertha Welland

WELLAND, Karen R.

Jan 6, 1883 (calc)

July 21, 1883

Aged 6 months & 15 days; daughter of Peter & Bertha Welland

WELLAND, Peter

Feb 12, 1843

July 21, 1903

Husband of Bertha Welland

WESTBERG, Sarah

June 6, 1847

Nov 17, 1915

No Stone; (East Trinity Church records name as Sigrid Westburg)

yy, Kathrine

 

 

Small stone with the name on top; no other information

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