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Haven of Rest Cemetery, Dunn County ND Click to go to NDGenWeb state site Click to go to the USGenWeb national site

Whetstone Cemetery

Also Known As: Haven of Rest Cemetery

NW Quarter of Township 145 Range 97 Section 24
Whetstone Cemetery is located about 10 miles west of Killdeer, ND. The directions are to take Hwy 200 9 miles west of the Hwy 22 intersection. Go north 1 mile. Take a left and go west 1 � miles. The cemetery is marked by the old white church.

The community of Whetstone originally had a store called The Whetstone and Schwartz General Merchandise Store, a blacksmith, a lodging/house/restaurant, and a post office in 1916.

Lutheran services were held in homes and school houses until a small church was built in 1918. The Whetstone Chapel still stands at the site of the cemetery on a hill. This church, also known as Dovre Lutheran Church, held regular services until 1943.

The Haven of Rest Cemetery has a population of 82 individuals as of 5/10/2002.

Cemetery and church information were obtained from the book Dauntless Dunn II - 1989 A History of Dunn County North Dakota, and personal recollections of R. Hamilton.


Last Name First Name Birth Death Lot Grave Age Comments
Adams Baby     8 8    
Appel Arlene Kay     5 2    
Bergele Ole 1856 1926 15 5 70  
Bergelie Ellef G. 1851 1920 15 7 69  
Bergelie Marie 1856 1929 15 6 73  
Carlson Emil 1903 1967 21 6 64  
Carlson Margit (Aisle)     21 5    
Cuskelly Baby (Sime)     4 5    
Dahl Inga 1884 1918 10 5 34  
Dahl Josie 1911 1918 10 4 7  
Dahl Lloyd A. 1904 1969 10 3 65  
Dahl Obert 1905 1985 10 1 80  
Dahl Thomas L. 1860 1944 10 6 84  
Dingwall Mable 1910   3 1    
Ellefsen Annatte     2 1    
Fulton Marion     3 6    
Grande Einar     2 5    
Grande Ellen M.     2 7    
Grande Elsie Marie     2 6    
Grande John     2 8    
Gunderson Casper E. 1893 1926 19 4 33  
Hamilton Ernest A. 1915 1968 14 3 53  
Hamilton Evelyn A. 1922 1939 14 4 17  
Hamilton George B. 1880 1935 14 8 55  
Hovden Edgar Langdon 07/16/1906 11/06/2000 1 3 94 Buried 11/09/2000
Hovden Ella A.     1 5    
Hovden Emma O.     1 7    
Hovden Martin K.     1 8    
Hovden Summer K.     1 6    
Jepson Agnes (Sloan) 1919 1992 29 6 73  
Joslin Stella     3 3    
Kelling George 1880 1962 27 8 82  
Kelling Helen 1873 1953 27 7 80  
Kelling Oliver 1912 1996 27 4 84  
Leipsch Ben     23 6    
Leipsch Emma     23 7    
Leipsch Herbert     23 8    
Lillikov John     8 4    
Lind Willy 1923 1978 41 4 55 East side of church.
Mitchell Mrs.     4 1    
Newcomb Edwin 1910 1993 30 5 83  
Newcomb Myrtle Katherine (Hovden) 03/24/1904 03/22/1999 30 6 95  
Northrop John J.     3 2    
Nupen Arthur M. 1908 1975 9 8 67  
Nupen Christine A. 1881 1953 9 5 72  
Nupen Herman M. 1880 1960 9 6 80  
Olson Adeline 1915 1998 25 3 83  
Olson Cornelius B. 1893 1953 26 5 60  
Olson Eva 08/14/1901 01/11/2002 26 6 101  
Olson George   07/18/2001 37 2   East side of church.
Olson Glendine Linete   08/24/1998 38 1   East side of church.
Olson Gullick     6 7    
Olson Josephine   05/04/1999 37 1   East side of church.
Olson Kenneth     6 5    
Olson Kenneth 1913 1997 25 2 84  
Olson Kenneth B. 10/22/1931 02/06/2001 26 7 70 Buried 02/09/2001
Olson Kevin O. 1951 1986 25 5 35  
Olson Londell "Ole" 09/09/1944 04/29/2002 25 7 58  
Olson May     6 6    
Olson Norman     6 8    
Olson Sheila Lynn   08/24/1998 38 2   East side of church.
Pederson Oluffa     5 5    
Pederson Severin     5 6    
Sloan Agnes M.     7 5    
Sloan Alma 1891 1988 13 7 97  
Sloan Anne     7 7    
Sloan Hans' Baby (no name)     5     NW Corner of Lot 5
Sloan Helge 1904 2000 7 3 96  
Sloan Jorgen 1887 1941 13 8 54  
Sloan Matt     7 8    
Sloan Ole     7 4    
Sloan Oscar     7 2    
Sloan Ranghild     7 6    
Swaren Alfred 1886 1918 11 6 32  
Swaren Anders A. 1856 1937 11 8 81  
Swaren Baby 1918 1918 11 5 0  
Swaren Glenn 1922 1936 11 1 14  
Swaren Raghild 1860 1937 11 7 77  
Wing Ira 1918 1969 22 8 51  
List obtained May 10, 2002
Transcribed by T. A. Godlevsky

Please note:   Every care possible has been taken to obtain accuracy but mistakes do occur.   This transcription is only as accurate as the source it was transcribed from.


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