• A “B” in column B means that there should be a reference to the person somewhere in the photocopied pages from the big blue book of Martin County Minnesota History

    • Names in parentheses in column G indicate a maiden name and names in quotations indicate a nickname

    • Names in parentheses in column H indicate a spouse and names in quotations indicate a nickname

    • Question marks indicate missing information or information that may be incorrect
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    A B C D E F G H I J

    Name
    (click on name below
    for view of cemetery stone)

    Birth

    Death

    Epitaph

    Marriage Date

    Spouse

    Children

    Parents

    Fact

    Nelson, Agnes R.

    1868

    1992

    Nels O. and Anna M. (Hovland) Nelson

    Nelson, Anes M.

    1911

    1968

    Nels O. and Anna M. (Hovland) Nelson

    Nelson, Anna M.

    Apr. 12, 1869

    Mar. 4, 1927

    June 21, 1895

    Nels O. Nelson

    Agnes, Hannah (Jack Helvig), Olaf, Meidel, Anes

    Nelson, Annanias T.

    1858

    1923

    Nelson, Bessie M.

    1895

    1991

    May 3, 1916

    Marion Nelson

    Nelson, Carrie

    1865

    1948

    Nelson, Emma

    1901

    1975

    Meidel Nelson

    Kay

    Nelson, Lydia I.

    1903

    1996

    Aug. 29, 1928

    Olaf Nelson

    Baby Donavon, Vernon, Owen, Gary, Mary Ann “Mim”
    (Jack Potter)

    Nelson, Marion C.

    1893

    1977

    May 3, 1916

    Bessie Nelson

    Nelson, Meidel

    1902

    1984

    Emma (Hoppe) Nelson

    Kay

    Nels O. and Anna M. (Hovland) Nelson

    Nelson, Nels O.

    Oct. 7, 1864

    Apr. 24, 1927

    June 21, 1895

    Anna Martha (Hovland) Nelson

    Agnes, Hannah (Jack Helvig), Olaf, Meidel, Anes

    Nelson, Olaf N.

    1900

    1984

    Aug. 29, 1928

    Lydia (Johnson) Nelson

    Baby Donavon, Vernon, Owen, Gary, Mary Ann “Mim”
    (Jack Potter)

    Nels O. and Anna M. (Hovland) Nelson

    Nelson, Olena

    B

    1901

    1982

    ?

    Vernon “Vern” Nelson

    Gene

    Ole A.D. and Sophia (Musland) Olson

    Nelson, Vern

    B

    1903

    1986

    ?

    Olena (Olson) Nelson

    Gene

    Nordhausen, Leo M.

    July 17, 1918

    Nov. 13, 1965

    Oanes, Edward

    Oct. 31, 1915

    May 19, 1992

    Oanes, Engval

    1907

    1967

    Parents of Enid, Jon, Peter, Deon

    Enid, Jon, Peter, Deon

    Oanes, Halvor I.

    B

    1867

    1946

    I know that my redeemer liveth-Job 19:25

    Oanes, Ingebret

    B

    1870

    1950

    Oanes, Johanna O.

    1879

    1950

    I know that my redeemer liveth-Job 19:24

    Oanes, Josephine

    B

    1886

    1948

    Oanes, Lavern

    1917

    1999

    Parents of Enid, Jon, Peter, Deon

    Enid, Jon, Peter, Deon

    Oanes, Nellie C.

    1917

    Olsen, Laurence “Tory”

    1912

    1989

    Loretta (Kolstad) Olsen

    Thore and Mary (Meyer) Olsen

    Olsen, Loretta C.

    1909

    1995

    Laurence “Tory” Olsen

    Olsen, Mary

    1886

    1977

    Grace (George Miller), Agnes (Walter Breitbarth),
    Laurence “Tory” (Loretta Kolstad), Lennie (Lorin Henslin),
    Marvin “Tory” (Edlin Rikhus), Mildred

    Olsen, Mildred E.

    1922

    1925

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    Thore and Mary (Meyer) Olsen

    Olsen, Thore

    1864

    1938

    (?)-Maggie
    1907-Mary

    Madel “Maggie” (Pederson) Olsen dec.
    Mary (Meyer) Olsen

    Maggie-Ole, Emma (Malmanger-Nottoson), Chester,
    Mabel (Krusemark), Arthur
    Mary-Grace (George Miller), Agnes (Walter Breitbarth),
    Laurence “Tory” (Loretta Kolstad), Lennie (Lorin Henslin),
    Marvin “Tory” (Edlin Rikhus), Mildred

    Maren and Ole Thorson Malmanger

    Olson, Abraham O.

    B

    1897

    1898

    Ole A.D. and Sophia (Musland) Olson

    Olson, Abraham O.

    B

    1883

    1897

    Ole A.D. and Sophia (Musland) Olson

    Olson, Adolph E.

    Mar. 13, 1890

    Aug. 5, 1962

    Olson, Anne M.

    B

    1895

    1897

    Ole A.D. and Sophia (Musland) Olson

    Olson, Annes L.

    1883

    1962

    Olson, Bernita

    Sept. 1921

    Oct. 1921

    Olson, Bertha

    1864

    1948

    Olson, Bryngel L.

    1859

    1926

    Olson, Carrie H.

    B

    1884

    1902

    Ole A.D. and Sophia (Musland) Olson

    Olson, Christina

    1863

    1933

    Olson, Donald

    Nov. 1922

    Nov. 1922

    Olson, Eli

    1888

    1912

    Olson, Elmer G.

    1897

    1970

    Olson, Elna A.

    B

    1918

    Blessed with Richard, Robert, Randal

    Aug. 25, 1940

    Richard Olson

    Richard (Mary Lou Houfer), Robert (Vicki Ann Olson div.,
    Lenore ?), Randall

    Olson, Florence

    B

    1895

    1986

    Martin Olson

    Evelyn, Norma

    Olson, Gertrude

    1858

    1944

    Olson, Hans A.

    B

    1887

    1972

    The Lord is my Shepherd

    Mabel (Devens) Olson

    Richard, Hildred

    Ole A.D. and Sophia (Musland) Olson

    Olson, Hans R.

    Jan. 1924

    Jan. 1924

    Olson, Infant

    June. 26

    June. 26

    Olson, Joseph B.

    1893

    1985

    Olson, Leif

    1862

    1901

    Olson, Mabel L.

    B

    1890

    1968

    The Lord is my Shepherd

    Hans Olson

    Richard, Hildred

    Olson, Margaret P.

    1898

    1985

    Olson, Martin

    1889

    1974

    Florence (Toedt) Olson

    Evelyn, Norma

    Ole A.D. and Sophia (Musland) Olson

    Olson, Mons

    1868

    1945

    Olson, Mons

    1858

    1931

    Olson, Nels

    1891

    1918

    Pvt. Co. A US Inf.

    Olson, O.A.D.

    B

    1861

    1934

    ?

    Sophia (Musland) Olson

    Abraham, Carrie, Hans (Mabel Devens), Martin (Florence Toedt), Joseph B. “Bennie” (Ruth Christensen),
    Abraham, Anna, Cornelia (Alvin Johnson dec., Steve Deneen), Olena (Vernon Nelson), Clara (George Adrian), Mabelle (William Revne)

    Abraham Olson Donhaug and Martha
    Oldsdotter Bjornebolle

    Olson, Richard J.

    B

    1944

    1969

    Dawn

    Mary Lou (Houfer) Olson

    Dawn (Duane Schnell)

    Richard and Elna (Garlisch) Olson

    Olson, Richard O.

    B

    1916

    2004

    Blessed with Richard, Robert, Randal

    Aug. 25, 1940

    Elna (Garlisch) Olson

    Richard (Mary Lou Houfer), Robert (Vicki Ann Olson div.,
    Lenore ?), Randall

    Hans and Mabel (Devens) Olson

    Olson, Ruth M.

    1912

    2009

    Olson, Ruth S.

    Dec. 1917

    Jan. 1918

    Olson, Siri

    1866

    1948

    Olson, Sophia

    B

    1864

    1950

    ?

    Ole A.D. Olson

    Abraham, Carrie, Hans (Mabel Devens), Martin (Florence Toedt), Joseph B. “Bennie” (Ruth Christensen),
    Abraham, Anna, Cornelia (Alvin Johnson dec., Steve Deneen), Olena (Vernon Nelson), Clara (George Adrian), Mabelle (William Revne)

    Olson, T. Eddie

    May 10, 1898

    Nov. 4, 1959

    Olson, Torgjer B.

    1885

    1963

    Olson, William Henry

    1897

    1912

    Peterson, Alice S.C.

    Sept. 6, 1909

    Dec. 12, 1998

    Peterson, Alma K.

    B

    1895

    1984

    May 1, 1918

    James L. Peterson

    Virginia (David Alson Lane), Vernon (Patricia Marion
    McMullen)

    August and Carrie Johnson Mau

    Peterson, Amanda H.

    Apr. 10, 1899

    Apr. 9, 1968

    In memory of our mother

    Peter E. Peterson

    Peterson, Angelene

    1890

    1968

    P.J.E. Peterson

    Ole L. and Inger (Malmanger) Peterson

    Peterson, Anna E.

    B

    1891

    1971

    The Lord is my Shepherd

    May 14, 1918

    Tory E. Peterson

    Marlo (Virginia Hatch), June (James Baxter), O. Layne
    (Selma “Tud” Kuehl), Arlene “Mae” (Edward Matthews), Theona (Harry Brolsma), Shirley (Louis Looney)

    John and Cathrine (Harder) Helvig

    Peterson, Baby Girl

    Feb. 19, 1961

    Feb. 19, 1961

    Peterson, Caroline

    1872

    1946

    Peterson, Eli O.

    B

    1896

    1982

    Dec. 21, 1919

    Gustie (Hilgendorf) Peterson

    Jean (Willis Kahler), Doris (Val Krenz), Lee (Mary
    Rosenwinkel)

    Ole L. and Inger (Malmanger) Peterson

    Peterson, Ella

    1897

    1995

    Ole Peterson

    Peterson, Elsie C.

    Nov. 26, 1910

    Sept. 27, 1991

    Peterson, Engere

    Feb. 8, 1856

    Dec. 27, 1943

    Peterson, Glen Apr.30, 1922 Dec. 17, 2008

    Peterson, Godske

    1900

    1986

    Gloria, Marvin, James, David, Judy, Carol

    Jan. 12, 1930

    Helen Peterson

    Gloria, Marvin, James, David, Judy, Carol

    Peterson, Gustie S.

    B

    1892

    1981

    Dec. 21, 1919

    Eli Peterson

    Jean (Willis Kahler), Doris (Val Krenz), Lee (Mary
    Rosenwinkel)

    Dau. Of John Hilgendorfs of Waverly
    Twnshp.

    Peterson, Hannah J.

    1891

    1961

    The Lord is my Shepherd

    Hans Peterson

    Mildred, Clair, Lester, Thelma (Cletus Schmellen),
    Eleanor (LuVern Lubit), Arlo (Ellen Welchlin), Ardis (Robert Bast), Lowell (Geraldine Margon), Carol (Herman Jr. Schwanz), Faye (George Draper), Merle (Phyllis Johnson), Doyle (Arlene Meyer)

    Peterson, Hans O.

    1881

    1964

    The Lord is my Shepherd

    Hannah (Nelson) Peterson

    Mildred, Clair, Lester, Thelma (Cletus Schmellen),
    Eleanor (LuVern Lubit), Arlo (Ellen Welchlin), Ardis (Robert Bast), Lowell (Geraldine Margon), Carol (Herman Jr. Schwanz), Faye (George Draper), Merle (Phyllis Johnson), Doyle (Arlene Meyer)

    Ole L. and Inger (Malmanger) Peterson

    Peterson, Helen

    1908

    1992

    Gloria, Marvin, James, David, Judy, Carol

    Jan. 12, 1930

    Godske Peterson

    Gloria, Marvin, James, David, Judy, Carol

    Peterson, Infant son of
    Lowell and Geraldine

    Oct. 14, 1964

    Oct. 14, 1964

    Lowell and Geraldine (Margon) Peterson

    Peterson, Inger

    Feb. 28, 1849

    Dec. 9, 1901

    At rest

    1877

    John Peterson

    Hans (Hannah Nelson), Lettie (Martin Helvig), Tory
    (Anna Helvig), Peter (Amanda Revne), Ole (Ella Levik),
    Angelene (P.J.E. Peterson), Eli (Gustie Hilgendorf), Almer, Lars

    Hans Thorston Malmanger and ?

    Peterson, James L.

    B

    1890

    1965

    May 1, 1918

    Alma K. (Mau) Peterson

    Virginia (David Alson Lane), Vernon (Patricia Marion
    McMullen)

    Lars and Julia Johnson (Musland)
    Peterson

    Peterson, John

    June 5, 1844 Dec. 14, 1916 At rest 1877 Inger Hans (Hannah Nelson), Lettie (Martin Helvig), Tory
    (Anna Helvig), Peter (Amanda Revne), Ole (Ella Levik),
    Angelene (P.J.E. Peterson), Eli (Gustie Hilgendorf), Almer, Lars

    Peterson, John (Anna)

    1862

    1932

    Rest in Peace

    Anna Peterson

    Peterson, John H.

    Aug. 12, 1912

    May 6, 1962

    Peterson, John H.C.

    1877

    1948

    Martha A. Peterson

    Peterson, Lars J.

    Nov. 15, 1883

    Aug. 1, 1903

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    Ole L. and Inger (Malmanger) Peterson

    Peterson, Layne

    B

    Dec. 1, 1918

    Jan. 26, 1993

    Our Children: Tim, Tom, Sondra, Pam Tobin

    Oct. 2, 1942

    Selma “Tud” (Kuehl) Peterson

    Tim (Julie Laven div., Belva (?), Tom (LuAnn Johnson), Sondra (Steven Woitock), Pamela (Layne
    Yahnke), Tobin (Tami Toohey)

    Tory and Anna (Helvig) Peterson

    Peterson, Lee Edward

    B

    Oct. 1, 1931

    Aug. 17, 2001

    Our Children: Bryan, Scott, Jay, Todd, Andrea
    Husband-Father-Grandfather

    July 17, 1954

    Mary (Rosenwinkel) Peterson

    Bryan, Scott, Jay, Todd, Andrea

    Eli O. and Gustie (Hilgendorf) Peterson

    Peterson, Lowell March 14,1927 March 10,2009 Geraldine "Geri" (Morgan)

    Peterson, Marjorie E.

    Aug. 8, 1918

    Mar. 12, 1962

    Peterson, Marlo R.

    B

    1914

    1961

    Sept. 10, 1939

    Virginia (Hatch) Peterson

    Ann (Sansgaard), Larry, Alice (Kalkwarf)

    Tory and Anna (Helvig) Peterson

    Peterson, Martha A.

    1878

    1943

    Peterson, Mary L.

    B

    Mar. 29, 1934

    Our Children: Bryan, Scott, Jay, Todd, Andrea.
    Wife-Mother-Grandmother

    July 17, 1954

    Lee Peterson

    Bryan, Scott, Jay, Todd, Andrea

    Peterson, Mildred

    July 11, 1909

    July 12, 1909

    Daughter of H.O. and H. Peterson

    N/A

    N/A

    N/A

    Hans O. and Hannah Peterson

    Peterson, Ole

    1891

    1984

    Ella peterson

    Peterson, Ole L.

    June 6, 1849

    Feb. 7, 1918

    1877

    Ingeri “Inger” (Malmanger) Peterson

    Hans (Hannah Nelson), Lettie (Martin Helvig), Tory
    (Anna Helvig), Peter (Amanda Revne), Ole (Ella Levik),
    Angelene (P.J.E. Peterson), Eli (Gustie Hilgendorf), Almer, Lars

    Peterson, P.J.E.

    1887

    1962

    Angelene (Peterson) Peterson

    Peterson, Peter E.

    Feb. 5, 1888

    Apr. 9, 1968

    Amanda (Revne) Peterson

    Ole L. and Inger (Malmanger) Peterson

    Peterson, Peter J.

    B

    1878

    1940

    March 27, 1900

    Trina (Anderson) Peterson

    Irene (Harry Peterson), Mildred (George Swanson),
    Gladys (Clayton Godfrey), Leonard (Geneva Niss)

    Peterson, Selma

    B

    1920

    Our Children: Tim, Tom, Sondra, Pam Tobin

    Oct. 2, 1942

    O. Layne Peterson

    Tim (Julie Laven div., Belva (?), Tom (LuAnn Johnson), Sondra (Steven Woitock), Pamela (Layne
    Yahnke), Tobin (Tami Toohey)

    Tory and Anna (Helvig) Peterson

    Peterson, Todd A.

    1962

    1991

    Our Eternal Inspiration. Son-Brother-Husband

    Peterson, Tory E.

    B

    1885

    1968

    The Lord is my Shepherd

    May 14, 1918

    Anna E. Peterson

    Marlo (Virginia Hatch), June (James Baxter), O. Layne
    (Selma “Tud” Kuehl), Arlene “Mae” (Edward Matthews), Theona (Harry Brolsma), Shirley (Louis Looney)

    Ole L. and Inger (Malmanger) Peterson

    Peterson, Trena J.

    B

    1881

    1953

    March 27, 1900

    Peter J. Peterson

    Irene (Harry Peterson), Mildred (George Swanson),
    Gladys (Clayton Godfrey), Leonard (Geneva Niss)

    Peterson, Virginia A.

    B

    1915

    Sept. 10, 1939

    Marlo Peterson

    Ann (Sansgaard), Larry, Alice (Kalkwarf)

    Plate, August W.

    Aug. 9, 1875

    Feb. 5, 1958

    Potter, Edwin J. II

    B

    1896

    1991

    June 9, 1920

    Myrtle (Davidsen) Potter

    William, Julia, Edwin “Jack”, Stanley, Dolores

    Edwin II and Julia (Osborn) Potter

    Potter, Martha Ann “Marty”

    B

    Sept. 29, 1929

    Beloved wife of Stanley Potter

    June 28, 1953

    Stanley Potter

    Pamela, Steven, Peter, Dan, Patrick

    Potter, Myrtle C.

    B

    1894

    1967

    June 9, 1920

    Edwin J. Potter II

    William, Julia, Edwin “Jack”, Stanley, Dolores

    Potter, Patrick J.

    B

    Nov. 6, 1968

    Apr. 22, 1998

    Stanley and Martha Ann “Marty” (Moore) Potter

    Potter, Stanley J.

    B

    Apr. 12, 1925

    June 29, 2006

    June 28, 1953

    Martha Ann “Marty” (Moore) Potter

    Pamela (David Langley), Steven, Peter, Dan, Patrick

    Edwin II and Julia (Osborn) Potter