IAGenWeb Project - Clayton co.
updated 09/09/2017


Stavanger Cemetery
aka
Norwegian Cemetery

McGregor, Sec. 10, NW/SE
Mendon twp.

The church & cemetery are located 4 miles south of McGregor on the Great River Rd. (CR X-56).

The churches associated with the Swedish (Norsk) Lutheran & Norwegian Lutheran (Stavanger) cemeteries were united as the First Evangelical Lutheran church in 1936. The cemeteries remain separate. The Stavanger cemetery is referred to as the Norwegian cemetery by church members.


Stavanger church & cemetery - photographed by Patricia Thorndike, used with permission
Stavanger church & cemetery
Photographer, Patricia Thorndike


Birdseye photo - Bing Maps
Birds-eye photo from Bing maps

Many gravestone photo's have been contributed for this cemetery..... Click here to view them.

Check the
Clayton co. Obituary Board Index for obituaries.

~Sources:
1) WPA cemetery records (ca 1930's) -transcribed by Phyllis Montour
2) Cemetery lot-owner cards (as of 2004). The cemetery lot-owner cards may indicate 'future' rather than current burials. They are indicated by the notation "lot owner" -from Phyllis Montour
3) Obituaries, contributed by researchers
4) Gravestone photos/inscriptions, contributed by researchers

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Name Birth Death Comments / SSA = same stone as
Abildtrup, Judy 8/9/1940 5/20/2006 SSA Max
Abildtrup, Julie M. Geno 6/13/1960 2/14/2007 d/o Jack & Pat Elliott
Abildtrup, Max living living SSA Judy
Allen, Andrew 1882 1962 s/o Hans & Anna Allen
Allen, Anna 1847 1920 SSA Hans & Henry
Allen, Hans 1844 1895 SSA Anna & Henry
Allen, Henry 1874 1887 SSA Hans & Anna
Allen, Hilma 1880 1948 d/o Hans & Anna Allen
Allen, John William 05/21/1886 4/4/1967 SSA Nellie E.
Allen, Nellie Elizabeth nee Duncan 02/17/1888 2/22/1954 SSA John W.
Baade, Jeremiah Henry 1979 1982 s/o Mark & Sandra (Peterson) Baade
Baade, John Starr 1/15/1918 1/31/1991 SSA Palma M.; obituary
Baade, Palma nee Sebastian 1918 1997 SSA John S.
Bergemeyer, Ben 07/17/1893 11/6/1912 SSA & s/o Elias & Gea
Bergemeyer, Elias 05/16/1852 1/30/1932 h/o Gea; SSA Gea, Marit, Ben & Mary
Bergemeyer, Gea 12/06/1858 4/27/1927 w/o Elias; SSA Elias, Marit, Ben & Mary
Bergemeyer, Marit 12/08/1820 7/18/1900 SSA Elias, Gea, Ben & Mary
Bergemeyer, Mary 06/03/1891 12/26/1912 SSA Elias, Gea, Marit & Ben
Bergemyer, Anna 02/17/1863 6/17/1903 w/o Embert Bergemyer
Bratsberg, Amy Kate 06/1883 1897 d/o (G.A. & D. ?)
Corlett, Kyle A. 8/10/1990 6/22/1996 s/o Andy & Guenna
Corlett, Lissette Mae 4/28/1986 6/20/2002 d/o Blane & Cheryl (Warrington) Corlett
Durr, Arthur Joseph 1884 1951 SSA Hilma & Morris; h/o Hilma
Durr, Hilma nee Eggen 1886 1976 SSA Arthur & Morris; w/o Arthur
Durr, Morris 11/20/1922 11/22/1922 SSA & s/o Arthur & Hilma
Eggen, Elizabeth 1925   "lot owner"
Eggen, Embret 05/05/1835 ??/17/1917 s/o Erick & Ingeborg
Eggen, Ernest 1881 1966 SSA Margaret
Eggen, Haaken 1845 1928 SSA Ingeborg
Eggen, Ingeborg Lussia 1851 1922 SSA Haaken
Eggen, Jeanene M. 1930 1996 SSA Robert L.
Eggen, Julia 1874 1874 infant d/o Haaken Eggen
Eggen, Mable E. 5/30/1917   "lot owner"
Eggen, Margaret nee Halverson 1890 1945 SSA Ernest
Eggen, Merle 1923   "lot owner"
Eggen, Ole 02/10/1849 7/26/1928 SSA Olive
Eggen, Olive nee Langen 03/06/1858 3/22/1945 SSA Ole
Eggen, Robert L. living living "lot owner"; US Army, 321st Signal Div., WWII; SSA Jeanene M.
Ericson, Anders 02/16/1818 03/26/1864  
Everhart, Nancy Jean 12/18/1950 12/21/1950 d/o Don & Gertrude (Eggen) Everhart
Halverson, Albert G. 1883 1961 s/o Gustaf & Gertrude (Peterson) Halverson
Halverson, Anna 1872 1888  
Halverson, Eric 1880 1945 1st h/o Mae Lacy (see Mae Kishman below); s/o Gustaf & Gertrude (Peterson) Halverson
Halverson, Gertrude nee Peterson 01/16/1852 12/29/1906 SSA Gustaf
Halverson, Gustaf 10/15/1841 7/8/1903 SSA Gertrude
Hendrickson, Christena 1844 1923 SSA Joseph & Mattie
Hendrickson, Henry      
Hendrickson, Joseph 1841 1905 SSA Christena & Mattie
Hendrickson, Mattie 1882 1898 SSA Joseph & Christena
Holland, Ruth nee Larson 7/24/1915 4/23/1987  
Hultgren, Adelia nee Eggen 1893 1978 d/o Ole & Olive (Langen) Eggen; SSA Arthur O. & Doris K.
Hultgren, Arthur O. 1889 1978 s/o Andrew & Caroline (Oleson) Hultgren; SSA Adelia M. & Doria
Hultgren, Della nee Knapp 4/12/1909 8/5/1988 d/o Myron & Mary Knapp; w/o & SSA Richard E.
Hultgren, Doris K. 1922 1922 SSA & d/o Arthur & Adelia,
Hultgren, Richard Edwin 6/22/1914 4/10/1987 MOMM2, US Coast Guard, WWII; SSA Della M.; s/o Arthur & Adelia
Johnsen, Embert 1873 1943 SSA & s/o Mary Johnsen
Johnsen, Mary 1849 1914 same lot as Torger; SSA & mother/o Embert
Johnsen, Torger 01/06/1845 01/29/1889 same lot as Mary
Johnson, Johanna 2/27/1930 10/20/1917 mother/o Ole Lilletroen & Eric Johnson
Justis, Ursula   03/21/1868 w/o John R. Justus
Kishman, Mae / May Halverson nee Lacy 05/28/1886 08/??/1967 w/o 1st Eric Halverson, 2nd Alfred Kishman (bur. Monona City cem.); d/o C.P. & Minerva (Jones) Lacy
Klotzbach, Cynthia P. living living SSA William P.
Klotzbach, Esther nee Peterson 1909 1988 SSA Robert
Klotzbach, Robert 'Bob' 2/2/1904 5/2/1999 s/o William & Fannie (Barker) Klotzbach; SSA Esther
Klotzbach, William P. 12/3/1943 12/9/2007 SSA Cynthia P.
Langen, Asten 1826 1900  
Langen, Berit nee Bakken 1824 1903 SSA Esten
Langen, Esten 1821 1900 SSA Berit
Larson, Christina nee Wallback Jan 1873 05/18/1899 SSA Karl A.
Larson, Clara A. 10/27/1885 06/??/1957 SSA Fred C.; they have twin sons, Roy & Rob, buried in 1st Lutheran cemetery, McGregor
Larson, Fred C. 10/01/1875 11/3/1954 SSA Clara A.; they have twin sons, Roy & Rob, buried in 1st Lutheran cemetery, McGregor
Larson, Hendrick 05/11/1835 11/29/1897 SSA Lena & Segvart
Larson, Karen 1842 5/2/1914  
Larson, Karin L. 12/20/1883 02/03/1897 SSA Helda & Lelley Lebby
Larson, Karl A. 1881 1882 SSA Christina
Larson, Lena 1877 01/21/1897 SSA Hendrick & Segvart
Larson, Segvart 1865 04/09/1877 SSA Hendrick & Lena
Lebby, Helda K. nee Larson 04/04/1867 11/06/1897 SSA Karin Larson & Lelley Lebby
Lebby, Lelley C.     SSA Karin Larson & Helda Lebby
Leibrand, Amelia nee Haltmeyer 05/30/1858 11/11/1926 SSA George
Leibrand, George 03/31/1850 11/17/1914 SSA Amelia
Leibrand, John 05/10/1820 04/20/1891  
Leibrand, William E. 1897 1959 "In Loving Memory Irene Kelly"; s/o George and Amelia (Haltmeyer) Leibrand
Lilletroen, Ole J. 1861 1951 s/o Johanna Johnson
Lindquist, Alfred I. 01/26/1889 10/15/1958 Iowa, PVT Co H 349th Infantry, WWI
Lindquist, Andrew M. 1847 1918 SSA Betty A.
Lindquist, Augusta      
Lindquist, Bessie      
Lindquist, Betty A. 1848 1929 SSA Andrew M.
Lindquist, Oscar      
Long, Andersa 1860 1862  
Long, Arne O. 1819 1895 SSA Marit, Christofer & Gunhil
Long, Beret 1882 1889  
Long, Christofer 1850 1893 SSA Arne, Marit & Gunhil
Long, Gunhild 1860 1892 SSA Arne, Marit & Christofer
Long, Marit 1821 1892 SSA Arne, Christofer & Gunhil
Long, Ole A. 1853 1907  
Long, Petronilla Moller 1819 1894  
Moen, Simen 1821 1897  
Olsen, Anna Soffia 1892 1917  
Olson, Anna nee Mork 1845 1932 SSA Lauritz
Olson, Lauritz 1843 1928 SSA Anna
Olson, Louie 1843 1928  
Peterson, Beret 1816 1899  
Peterson, Bessie M. 1912 1988 SSA Tilfred B.
Peterson, Elisa 1878 1937 SSA Peter
Peterson, Erick 1814 3/25/1902  
Peterson, Herbert O. 1901 1967  
Peterson, Jane 1846 1882 w/o Ole Peterson
Peterson, Louisa     SSA Robert E.; "lot owner" NOTE: there's only one date 11/11/1920 and no room for another - unknown if this is birth or death date
Peterson, Margreta 1814 09/28/1897 [death date may be 1907]
Peterson, Olive 1922   "lot owner"
Peterson, Peter 1880 1969 SSA Elsa
Peterson, Robert E.     SSA Louisa A.; "lot owner" NOTE: there's only one date 01/19/1927 and no room for another - unknown if this is birth or death date
Peterson, Tilfred 1903 1969 SSA Bessie M.
Peterson, Tron 04/14/1814 7/10/1905  
Redemske, Yvonna      
Ronquist, Child 8/7/1905 8/20/1905 child/o Mr. & Mrs. Frank Ronquist
Schaible, Elizabeth M. 6/7/1908 10/30/1997 SSA Merle & Elizabeth A. Eggen
Scholtz, Gerd-Harro G. 5/8/1930 1/25/1990  
Schwarting, Christina nee Allen 09/26/1878 10/14/1938 d/o Hans & Anna Allen
Simpson, Cornelia 04/01/1862 9/3/1946 sister of Ole Simpson
Simpson, Mari 1857 1929 'Mother'; SSA Ole
Simpson, Ole 1852 1943 'Father'; SSA Mari
Solomon, Johanna   01/23/1891 aged 6 hours
Solomon, Johanna 1836 1896  
Solomon, Mable J. 10/27/1892 05/25/1893  
Solomon, Mattie E. 1896 1902  
Stasel, Hilda J. 1894 1897  
Walker, Bessie A. 1917 1967  
Walker, William R. 1902 1970  
Welch, Amelia Marie 1912 1978  

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