Photos and Information by Marlene Hintz © 2006
Located in Section 29 of Adams Township on Cypress Avenue, west of 18th Avenue. Gravestones and information compiled October, 2006, here is a photo of the cemetery's sign, a historical marker about the South Arkdale (Norwegian Evangelical) Lutheran Church of Roche a Cri and the site of the old log church. There is more information available about the Svendsen or Swenson family believed to be early settlers and founders here. Don't forget to check this link for your surname of interest: Adams Co MessageBoard Obits.
Halver Svendsen (two monuments for one person) FODT, Nov 21 1823, DOD Sep 30 1884 tombstone 1 Nov 21 1823, Sept 30 1884 tombstone 2 Margit Svendsen (Halver Svendsen's wife) Margit June 11 1901 tombstone Henry Swenson Henry M, Aug 17 1878, Nov 28 1939 tombstone Inga Swenson and John Swenson Inga M, 1884 - 1953 John R, 1894 - 1952 tombstone Mabel Swenson Mabel A, July 31 1883, June 5 1949 tombstone Viola Swenson Viola E, Oct 12 1925, Aug 15 1946 tombstone Helvene and Ole Swenson tombstone Helvene, Mother, 1856 - 1904 Ole, Father, 1850 - 1910
Photos and information donated by Marlene Hintz ©2006 This page last updated December 2006 If you have information about other Adams County cemeteries, please let Joan know about them so they can be added to these pages. Back to menu