(Also known as Tirsbol and Tears Bowl)
Wrought-Iron Cross Site
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Photos and Burial Names by Philip Weiss
Photos of Burial List (1897-1920) Posted at Cemetery
Various Photos of Cemetery
Ronald Kremer Cemetery Transcriptions
Transcriptions at North Dakota Gravestones
Transcriptions At Find A Grave
Notes on the Cemetery:
".....Jacob Feist, was in the first group of five German-Russian immigrants to homestead in what is now south-central Emmons County, and Jacob donated the land for the first Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church and Cemetery at what was then known as Tiraspol.......
........Many of the graves from the Tiraspol Cemetery were moved to the new cemetery in town, but the cemetery, with its iron crosses, remains a landmark on the Feist farm. .........."
"....The old cemetery on the original church site east of town (known as the Tiraspol Cemetery) was then ordered closed, and the Bishop stipulated that no one else was to be buried there. Most of the remains of those who'd been buried in the old cemetery were eventually re-interred [Editor Note: see notes below] in the new cemetery. ...."
Editor Note: The available cemetery transcriptions of Ronald Kremer and Find A Grave of the cemeteries in the old Tiraspol Cemetery and the relocated cemetery are not clear as to what transpired. The transcriptions contained in the Ronald Kremer Cemetery Research are numbered at 161 in 1992 at Tiraspol and 1176 at Sts. Peter and Paul. In 2003, the unknown author records 'about 8' graves at Tiraspol. In 2014, Find A Grave, has a list of twelve. This writer spent some time researching Kremer's Tiraspol list to see if names were transferred to present day Sts. Peter and Paul on Find A Grave with only a very small number noted. To confuse the issue there may have been grave transfers from Tiraspol to other cemeteries besides Sts. Peter and Paul. People doing research in these two cemeteries should be very thorough. In the case of the Tiraspol cemetery those records are kept at Sts. Peter and Paul Parish in Strasburg. The best email contact for the parish is email@example.com [updated October 2017].