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Zion Cemetery (Tofsly Cemetery)
Polk County, Minnesota

Lat: 4736'28"N, Lon: 9639'16"W
SW¼ Sec 28 Hammond Twp

Contributed by Anne Braun, Mar 09, 2002 [annieb1961@comcast.net]. Total records = 8.

From Crookston at the intersection of Highway 75 and 14, go 9 miles south on Highway 14 and then turn west and go on gravel road for 1 mile. The cemetery is on the west side of the road.

This cemetery was on land that was donated by Helge Tofsly. This is a small cemetery that is kept in fairly good shape.

There is information on it in Cemeteries of Polk County, Volume 10, Red River Genealogical Society 1988.

There is one headstone that belongs to Harry Benard Tofsly where his toys, glass ball, and fire engine were on top of the headstone however in the past few years, the toys were chipped from the concrete and were stolen.

I walked this cemetery in Feb of 2002.

- Anne Braun

Dewar, Agnes Valance, b. Oct 5 1854, d. Apr 8 1917, Mother
Dewar, James, b. Jan 16 1846, d. Jan 30 1934, Father, born in Perthshire Scotland
Dewar, William, b. Jul 13 1884, d. Apr 30 1911, Son
Hansen, Baby Boy, b. and d. Nov 19 1930, infant son of Alma and Tom K. Hansen
Polsfuss, Mrs. Emil, b. 1895, d. 1918
Roholdt, Vance Tofsly, Fodt 9 Sep 1914, Dode 15 Mar 1917, s/o John and Ada R. Roholdt
Tofsly, Harry Benard, Fodt 20 Dec 1901, Dode Feb 5 1908
Tofsly, Richard, b. 1891, d. 1928, WWI Veteran

 

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