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                                              Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery   
                                                                                                       AKA Hedka Cemetery

                                                     
                                                                   Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery
                                                                                                         AKA Hedka Cemetery
                                                                        Westford Township, Richland County, Wisconsin  USA
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SURNAME   Given Name  MAIDEN-OTHER                                 Additional Photos
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ANDERSON, Anton B.                 1842 1915 07-10-1842 07-11-1915
     Married Oleanna E. Rude on June 30, 1866 in Dane Co., WI.
     Son of Andrew & Karen (Nilsdatter) Anderson.
     Note: Oleanna 1845-1885 is buried in Iowa.
     Note: Added from death record.

ANDERSON, Grist                    1857 1914 12-13-1857 09-12-1914
     Married _____ _____.
     Note: Added from death record. Name hard to read!

BRAASTAD, Olaf Hansen AKA HANSEN/BRAASTADBAKKEN 1874 1949 02-24-1874 07-18-1949  Add1
     Son of Hans Pederson & Karen Matea (Olsdatter) Braastadbakken.
     Note: Birth name was Olaf Hansen Braastadbakken.
     Note: Brother of Helga Otilie (Hansen) Hokenstad.

ERIKSON, Peder                     1812 1893 08-10-1812 12-19-1893
ERNSTMEYER, Tyler Thomas           1999 1999 03-16-1999 04-04-1999  Add1  Add2  Add3  Add4
     Son of Thomas & Pamela Ernstmeyer. "In God's Care"
     "Our Little Angel Forever"  "Love Mom & Dad  Sister Tiffany"
GARINGER, Bertha THOMPSON          1862 1911                        Add1   Add2
     Married George L. Garinger on March 1, 1893.                 
     Daughter of Louis & Susan Thompson.
HAGENSTONE, Mary O.                1814 1894            01-18-1894 
     Aged 80 years.
     Note: Added from death record.

HILLESTAD,                          1864 1881           02-24-1881   Add1  Add2
     Daughter of Andrew Ivarsen & Caroline "Kari" (Robertson) Hillestad.
     Note: First name Illegible! If their daughter marriage year wrong? 
HILLESTAD, Andrew Ivarsen "Anders" 1842 1929 08-17-1842 09-18-1929   Add1   Add2  Add3
     Married Caroline "Kari" Robertson about 1868 in Saul Co., WI. 
     Son of Ivar Person & Kristi (Andersdatter Nygard) Hillestad.    
     LS with wife Caroline & children Iver, Robert, Cora & Robert.

HILLESTAD, Caroline "Kari" ROBERTSON 1844 1922 07-15-1844 01-20-1922 Add1   Add2  Add3
     Married Andrew Ivarsen "Anders" Hillestad abt 1868 Sauk Co., WI.
    
LS with husband Andrew & children Iver, Robert, Cora & Robert.
HILLESTAD, Iver A.                 1872 1892 02-14-1872 03-31-1892.  Add1   Add2  Add3  Add4
     LS with his parents and brothers Robert & Robert and sister Cora.
    
Son of Andrew Ivarsen & Caroline "Kari" (Robertson) Hillestad. 
     Small="Iver"        
    
HILLESTAD, Karen Anna "Cora"       1876 1892 01-01-1876 04-02-1892   Add1    Add2  Add3  Add4
     LS with her parents and brothers Iver, Robert & Robert.
    
Daughter of Andrew Ivarsen & Caroline "Kari" (Robertson) Hillestad.
     Small="Cora"  
    
HILLESTAD, Robert Olai             1874 1875 08-24-1874 02-16-1875   Add1  Add2    Add3
     LS with his parents and brothers Robert & Iver and sister Cora.
     Son of Andrew Ivarsen & Caroline "Kari" (Robertson) Hillestad.     
HILLESTAD, Robert Olai II          1878 1892 09-21-1878 04-05-1892   Add1
    Add2  Add3  Add4
     LS with his parents and brothers Robert & Iver and sister Cora.
    
Son of Andrew Ivarsen & Caroline "Kari" (Robertson) Hillestad.
     Small="Robert O."          

HOKENSTAD,  Aksel Nils             1904 1979 01-12-1904 04-00-1979   Add1
    
Son of John & Helga Ottilia (Hansen) Hokenstad.
          Note: Headstone engraved 1904-1979 SSDeath Index lists 1903-1979!
HOKENSTAD, Hans C.                 1906 1972 11-16-1906 07-08-1972   Add1    Add2  Add3
     Wisconsin PFC Co A 50 Armd Inf Bn - World War II  F=WWII
     Son of John & Helga Ottilia (Hansen) Hokenstad.
HOKENSTAD, Helga Ottilia HANSEN    1878 1930 10-12-1878              Add1     Add2    Add3
     MS with John. Married John Hokenstad on March 1, 1903 in Norway.  
     Daughter of Hans Pedersen & Karen Matea (Olsdatter) Braastadbakken.
     Note: Sister of Olaf Hansen Braastadbakken. [See Olaf BRAASTAD]

HOKENSTAD, John                    1878 1953 05-26-1878 03-00-1953   Add1     Add2  Add3
     MS with Helga. Married Helga Ottilia Hansen March 1, 1903 in Norway.
     Son of Anders Johnsen & Anne Pauline (Nielsen) Haakenstad.        
     Note: Surname spelled Haakenstad in Norway!

HOKENSTAD, Karen Marie             1919 1922 02-24-1919 04-25-1922   Add1
     Daughter of John & Helga Ottilia (Hansen) Hokenstad.
HOKENSTAD, Norma                   1921 1928                         Add1  Add2
     Daughter of John & Helga Ottilia (Hansen) Hokenstad.

HOKENSTAD, Peter J.                1904 1984 01-09-1904 12-24-1984   Add1  Add2  Add3
     PFC US Army - World War II    F=WWII                    
     Son of John & Helga Ottilia (Hansen) Hokenstad.

     Note: Headstone engraved 1904-1984 SSDeath Index listes 1905-1984!

JENNINGS, Darrick James            1979 1979 05-31-1979 06-03-1979   Add1  Add2
     Infant son of Tracy & Shirley Jennings.                         
     "Here Lies Our Angel"
LUXTON, (Baby)                     1913 1913 04-08-1913 04-11-1913

     Daughter of Charles Thomas & Edith J. (Peterson) Luxton.
     Note: Added from death record. Cemetery not listed!
LUXTON, Charles Thomas             1888 1948 06-09-1888 11-30-1948   Add1  Add2
     MS with his wife Edith.
     Married Edith J. Peterson on January 20, 1910 in Sauk Co., WI.

     Son of Walter & Bertha (Rosenthal) Luxton.
LUXTON, Edith J. PETERSON          1888 1963 01-20-1888 12-26-1963   Add1  Add2
     MS with her husband Charles.
     Married Charles Thomas Luxton
on January 20, 1910 in Sauk Co., WI.
     Daughter of Ellick & Carrie (Larson) Peterson.
MOSING, Christina OLSON            1849 1922 09-22-1849 11-04-1922   Add1    Add2  Add3
     Married Nels B. Mosing. "Mother"                        
     Daughter of Ole & Susie (Robertson) Olson.
MOSING, Nels B.                    1846 1910
     Married Christina Olson. "Father"
MOSING, Oly                        1879 1940 01-12-1879 06-06-1940
     Son of Nels B. & Christina (Olson) Mosing. "Son"
OLSON, Rasmus                      1799 1876 12-17-1799 12-12-1876
PEDERSON, Emma MOE                 Abt.1832  Aft.1900
     Married Peder Pederson.
     Note: No dates listed! Used census for 1st name & aprprox. birth year.
     Note: Most records lists as Emma Peterson. Death after 1900 census.

PEDERSON, Peder                    1832 1889 07-26-1832 12-28-1889
     Married Emma Moe.
        Note: Most records lists as Peter Peterson.
PETERSON, Alfred Douglas           1906 1908 07-10-1906 10-01-1908
     Son of Thomas & Josephine "Josie" (Lee) Peterson.
PETERSON, Anna                     1887 1892 09-12-1887 03-29-1892
     Daughter of Peter & Christina Peterson. Aged 4Ys 6Ms 17Ds
PETERSON, Anna S.                  1896 1903                        Add1    Add2  Add3  Add4
     LS with her brother Edward and sister Sovrena. Small="Annie"
    
Daughter of Ellick & Carrie (Larson) Peterson.           
PETERSON, Annie
     No dates listed!
PETERSON, Berthina                 1875 1891 04-19-1875 07-24-1891
     Daughter of Peter & Christina Peterson. Aged 16Ys 3Ms 5Ds
PETERSON, Carrie LARSON            1865 1936                        Add1   Add2
     Married Ellick Peterson. "Mother"                           
PETERSON, Christian                1877 1905 02-13-1877 08-20-1905
     Son of Peder & Emma (Moe) Pederson.
     "Rest In Peace"  Small="Christian"

PETERSON, Christina                1860 1943                        Add1     Add2
     MS with Peter. Married Peter Peterson. "Mother"               
PETERSON, Cora                     1877 1897 01-30-1877 02-05-1897
     Daughter of Peter & Christina Peterson. Aged 20Ys 6Ds
PETERSON, Edward Clarence          1899 1899 04-06-1899 07-12-1899  Add1   Add2   Add3   Add4
     LS with his sisters Annie and Sovrena. Small="Edward"
    
Son of Ellick & Carrie (Larson) Peterson.                 
PETERSON, Ella J.                  1889 1975 10-28-1889 12-11-1975  Add1
     Daughter of Ellick & Carrie (Larson) Peterson.
PETERSON, Ellick                   1861 1926                        Add1   Add2
     Married Carrie Larson. "Father"                              
         Son of Peder & Emma (Moe) Pederson.
PETERSON, Hazel                    1908 1908 04-05-1908 04-06-1908  Add1
     Daughter of Ellick & Carrie (Larson) Peterson.
PETERSON, Josephine "Josie" LEE    1868 1915 10-06-1868 08-11-1915  Add1   Add2   Add3   Add4
     Married Thomas Peterson on November 12, 1889.                        
     Daughter of Henry Lewis & Mary (Johnson) Lee.
          Note: Marker engraved Josie Peterson.
PETERSON, Lee Douglas              1905 1905 03-10-1905 04-27-1905

     Son of Thomas & Josephine "Josie" (Lee) Peterson.
     Note: Added from death record.
PETERSON, Margaret                  1910 1910 11-24-1910 11-24-1910  Add1
     Daughter of Ellick & Carrie (Larson) Peterson.     
          Note: Marker hard to hard! Used death record (Baby) for all data.
PETERSON, Perl                     1906 1907 12-30-1906 01-01-1907
     Daughter of Ellick & Carrie (Larson) Peterson.
     Note: Added from death record. Cemetery not listed!
PETERSON, Peter                    1858 1934                        Add1    Add2
     MS with Christina. Married Christina _____. "Father"        
         Son of Peder & Emma (Moe) Pederson.
PETERSON, Raymond A.               1911 1986 11-23-1911 10-14-1986  Add1
     Married Madeline Eleanore White on June 21, 1934.
     Son of Ellick & Carrie (Larson) Peterson.

PETERSON, Sorrena                  1892 1906 05-12-1892 07-05-1906  Add1   Add2   Add3   Add4 
    
LS with her brother Edward and sister Annie. Small="Sovrena"
    
Daughter of Ellick & Carrie (Larson) Peterson.            
PETERSON, Thomas                   1863 1935                        Add1     Add2   Add3   Add4
     Married Josephine "Josie" Lee on November 12, 1889.                               
     Son of Peder & Emma (Moe) Pederson.
ROBERTSON, Allen C.                1874 1910                        Add1
     Son of Ole & Jennie Robertson.
ROBERTSON, Andrew                  1869 1932                        Add1
     Son of Ole & Jennie Robertson.
ROBERTSON, Andrew                  1841 1900 05-31-1841 11-16-1900
     Private Co H 27th Wis Inf - Civil War
     Married Margaret _____.
     Small="Father"

ROBERTSON, Arthur Edwin            1908 1909                        Add1
     Son of Robert Olsson & Randi "Dena" (Wold) Robertson.     
ROBERTSON, Grace Mary SCHOTT       1908 1982 08-04-1908 08-00-1982  Add1   Add2
     MS with Percy. Married Percy Oscar Robertson.                
ROBERTSON, Jennie                  1841 1890                        Add1      Add2
     Married Ole Robertson. "Mother"                              
ROBERTSON, John O.                 1867 1932                        Add1
     Son of Ole & Jennie Robertson.
ROBERTSON, Margaret                1849 1912 12-01-1849 03-22-1912
     Married Andrew Robertson.
     Small="Mother"

ROBERTSON, Ole                     1830 1910 09-19-1830 02-02-1910  Add1    Add2  Add3
     Private Co A 49th Wis Inf - Civil War   F=GAR            
     Married Jennie _____.  "Father"
ROBERTSON,  Percy Oscar            1903 1975 06-19-1903 11-00-1975  Add1  Add2
     MS with Grace. Married Grace Mary Schott.                     
    
Son of Robert Olsson & Randi "Dena" (Wold) Robertson.
ROBERTSON, Randi "Dena" WOLD       1874 1949
     MS with Robert. Married Robert Olsson Robertson.
     Note records showed maiden as Wald.
     Note: Need closeup photo of name!
ROBERTSON, Robert Olsson           1862 1946
     MS with Dena. Married Randi "Dena" Wold.
     Son of Ole & Jennie Robertson.

     Note: Need closeup photo of name!

ROBERTSON, Robert J.               1881 1908 12-24-1881 12-09-1908
     Son of Andrew & Margaret Robertson.
     Small="Robert"

SEVERSON, Andrew                   1862 1955 03-10-1862 01-11-1955  Add1    Add2
     MS with Martha. Married Martha __________.                 
     Son of Louis & Caroline (Mellum) Severson.
SEVERSON, Caroline MELLUM          1826 1907 04-11-1826 04-15-1907  Add1      Add2
     Married Louis Severson.                                       
     Daughter of Alex & Emma Mellum.
SEVERSON, Carrie                   1855 1932                        Add1
SEVERSON, Clara May                1893 1918 11-12-1893 12-12-1918  Add1
     Daughter of Sever & Mary J. (Robertson) Severson.
SEVERSON, Edwin John               1892 1893 10-24-1892 02-12-1893  Add1
     Son of Sever & Mary J. (Robertson) Severson.
SEVERSON, Elling                   1860 1875 03-10-1860 11-24-1875  Add1
     Son of Louis & Caroline (Mellum) Severson.
SEVERSON, Louis                         1865            05-01-1865  Add1   Add2
     Private Co B 16th Wis Inf - Civil War   F=GAR             
     Married Caroline Mellum.
     Note: Died in Beufort, S.C. of disease while in service.      
SEVERSON, Martha                   1873 1969 07-12-1873 12-24-1969  Add1   Add2
     MS with Andrew. Married Andrew Severson.                     
SEVERSON, Mary J. ROBERTSON        1864 1906 02-06-1864 03-27-1906  Add1     Add2
     MS with Sever. Married Sever Severson. "Mother"                           
     Daughter of Ole & Jennie Robertson.
SEVERSON, Sever                    1857 1912 08-12-1857 01-23-1912   Add1    Add2
     MS with Mary. Married Mary J. Robertson. "Father"             
     Son of Louis & Caroline (Mellum) Severson.
THOMPSON, Betsy                    1817 1908 04-04-1817 04-19-1908
     Married ________ ________.
     Note: Added from death record. No marker found!
THOMPSON, Elisabet                 1855 1952                        Add1    Add2   Add3
     MS with Lewis. Married Lewis A. Thompson. "Mother"   
THOMPSON, Kittle                   1823 1902 12-22-1823 02-08-1902
     Married Elsie ________.  Aged 78Ys 1Ms 17Ds
     Son of Thosten & Isabell Thompson.
     Note: Added from death record. No marker found!

THOMPSON, Lewis S.                 1880 1892
THOMPSON, Lewis A.                 1829 1904                        Add1   Add2   Add3
     Private Co A 49th Wis Inf - Civil War                 
          MS with Elisabet. Married Elisabet _____. "Father"
THOMPSON, Lewis N.                      1865            05-09-1865  Add1
     Add2   Add3
     Private Co G 12th Wis Inf - Civil War   F=GAR 
     Note: Aged nor birth listed! Drowned while bathing in VA.
WALLACE, Mary MOSING               1874 1955                        Add1
     Married E.G. Wallace.
     Daughter of Nels B. & Christina (Olson) Mosing.
WOLF, Carl J.                      1916 1994 10-13-1916 09-23-1994  Add1 
Add2   Add3
     TEC5 US Army - World War II  Purple Heart   F=WWII     
     Married Ruth V. Johnson on June 2, 1948.
WOLF, Richard L.                   1949 2009 04-13-1949 01-19-2009
     Son of Carl J. &
Ruth V. (Johnson) Wolf.
WOLF, Ruth V. JOHNSON              1927 2007 06-16-1927 06-13-2007
     Married Carl J. Wolf on June 2, 1948.
     Daughter of Bert Etta Mae (McFarlane) Johnson.

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                     Maiden Name Cross - Reference

MAIDEN/Other marriages   Given Name                      Burial Surname
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AKA BRAASTADBAKKEN        Olaf                           Braastad
AKA HANSEN                Olaf                           Braastad

HANSEN                    Helga Ottilia                  Hokenstad
JOHNSON                   Ruth V.                        Wolf
LARSON                    Carrie                         Peterson

LEE                       Josephine "Josie"              Peterson
MELLUM                    Caroline                       Severson
MOE                       Emma                           Pederson
MOSING                    Mary                           Wallace
OLSON                     Christina                      Mosing
PETERSON                  Edith J.                       Luxton
ROBERTSON                 Caroline "Kari"                Hillestad
ROBERTSON                 Mary J.                        Severson

SCHOTT                    Grace Mary                     Robertson
THOMPSON                  Bertha                         Garinger

WOLD                      Randi "Dena"                   Robertson
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   Veteran's Report for Norwegian Cemetery
            (Total of 8 as of March 23, 2010)

         Revolutionary War [1775-1783]
{No Veterans from this war buried in Richland County}

        War of 1812 Veterans [1812-1814]
{No Veterans from this war buried in this cemetery}

        Mexican War Veterans [1846-1848]
{No Veterans from this war buried in this cemetery}

         Civil War Veterans [1861-1865]
ROBERTSON, Andrew                             1841  1900   C
ROBERTSON, Ole                                1830  1910   C
SEVERSON, Louis                                     1865   C
THOMPSON, Lewis A.                            1828  1904   C
THOMPSON, Lewis N.                                  1865   C

       Spanish American War Veterans [1898]
{No Veterans from this war buried in this cemetery}

         World War I Veterans [1917-1918]
{No Veterans from this war buried in this cemetery}

        World War II Veterans [1941-1945]
HOKENSTAD, Hans C.                            1906  1972   2
HOKENSTAD, Peter J.                           1904  1984   2
WOLF, Carl J.                                 1916  1994   2

       Korean Conflict Veterans [1950-1953]
{No Veterans from this war buried in this cemetery}

        Vietnam War Veterans [1964-1973]
{No Veterans from this war buried in this cemetery}
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