Agudas Achim Cemetery

This is an active Jewish cemetery in use by Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform. The cemetery location is reached by turning directly off a public road. This cemetery is located in \ Section 35, 3690 E. College Ave. (Hwy 32)Cudahy. Just West of Holy Sepulchre Latitude/Longitude 42.931 N 87.858

History

It is operated by the Orthodox synagogue, Congregation Anshe Lebowitz at Congregation Agudas Achim, 5820 West Burleigh, Milwaukee, WI 53210 (414-442-2296).

The cemetery association was organized in 1919 with the first interment occurring in 1923. Presently about 700 are buried here.

A continuous fence surrounds the cemetery and there are about 100-500 gravestones. The tombstones and memorial markers are flat shaped stones, finely smoothed and inscribed stones, flat stones with carved relief decoration, and double tombstones. Inscriptions on tombstones are in English and Hebrew. Properties adjacent to the cemetery are residential. The cemetery is visited frequently by private visitors. Past maintenance includes cleaning of stones and clearing of vegetation. Current care is paid perpetual care.

Tombstone Photographs

Select Burials and Interments

I have found a number of errors in the original information that I had so I took the listing I have offline. You can find a website with information on the cemetery here: Agudas Achim Jewish Cemetery