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Looking for long lost relatives

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Re: Looking for long lost relatives

Posted: 1339891616000
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I live in Becker County, MN. Ottertail County borders us to the south. I found several different possibilities in cemeteries in Ottertail County, including:

Kerstine Person Larson 3JUL1857-27JAN1937, Swedish Cemetery, Parker's Prairie, Ottertail

John A. Person 25AUG1858-23MAR1911, Grace Lutheran Cemetery, Henning, Ottertail

Olof Pearson (note spelling) b.1856, Esther Lutheran Church Cemetery, Parkers Prairie, Ottertail

Olof Pehrson, b.1855, Central Swede Grove Lutheran Church Cemetery, Pelican Rapids, Ottertail

Pehr Pehrson, b. 1861, Eagle Lake Cemetery, Battle Lake, Ottertail

Johannes August Peterson, b.1854, Esther Lutheran Church Cemetery, Parkers Prairie

John Peterson, b.1852, Esther Lutheran Church Cemetery, Parkers Prairie

John Algot Peterson, b.1855, Swedish Cemetery, Parkers Prairie

John G. Peterson, b.1853, Ringsaker Cemetery, Pelican Rapids

John Peterson, b.1859, Oak Grove Cemetery, Fergus Falls

Swan Peterson, b.1866, Esther Lutheran Church Cemetery, Parkers Prairie

Swan Peterson, b.1865, Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery, Fergus Falls

Per Peterson, b.1852, Eagle Lake Free Cemetery, Urbank

Peder Olai Peterson, b.1854, Trinity Cemetery, Battle Lake

Karen Kristine Anderson, b.1839, Vang Cemetery, Fergus Falls


There is an Erik Person b.1869 in Walworth Baptist Cemetery, Becker County, MN

Jonas Anderson b.1851, Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes (known back then as Detroit, Becker

Peter (?Per) Anderson b. 1851, Oak Grove Cemetery, Detroit Lakes, Becker

Peter (? father Per) b. 1815, Augustana Lutheran Cemetery, Lake Eunice, Becker(very close to me)

John A. Peterson, b.1857, Augustana Lutheran Cemetery, Lake Eunice

Erick T. Peterson, b.1863, Bethany Lutheran Cemetery, Wolf Lake


There is also a John Person b.1856 in Clear Lake Swedish Lutheran Cemetery, Gibbon, Sibley County, MN

Sven Person b.1868 in Greenwood Cemetery, Hallock, Kittson County, MN (quite a ways to the north of Becker Co.)

John Pehrson b. 1855, Resurrection Cemetery, St. Peter, Nicollet County (quite a ways to the south of Becker Co. there is also a Rev John here, b. 1821, could be this John's father...)

Lars Pehrson, b.1861, Swedish Mission Cemetery, Belle Creek, Goodhue County

Erick Peterson b.1864, Lake Emma Cemetery, Hubbard County (borders Becker County to the East)

John Peterson, b.1852, Zion Memorial Cemetery, Park Rapids, Hubbard County

Erick Peterson b.1864, Oakdale Cemetery, Crookston, Polk County (a couple of counties north of Becker)

Johannes Peterson, b.1854, Fridhem Lutheran Cemetery, Lengby, Polk County

Lars Peterson, b.1860, Clara Cemetery, Clay County (I currently live in this county)

Pehr Anderson, b.1817, Leenthrop Memorial Cemetery, Maynard, Chippewa County

Not sure if any of this will be helpful, but I hope you find your people! If there's any particular snooping I can do around here, please let me know.

All info from

Karin Halverson

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