Milwaukee County Almshouse and Poor Farm Cemeteries 1872 - 1934
1893-1913 very few if any deaths transcribed from county records
(entries with a * indicate information taken from Milwaukee County Coroner's report at the Research Library at the Milwaukee County Historical Society.)
Items in brackets  were found from Newspaper accounts and may were not confirmed with the Potters' Field records
J./d. Jan. 2, 1886
Adam/M/age: 66/d. Dec.31, 1875/cause: Suicide/Co. Poor House
Wolfgang/M/age: 32/b. July 11, 1886/d. Sept. 24, 1918/cause: Justifiable
Homicide/Corner Brady & Gunshot Wound Warren Ave., Milw.
Anna/F/age: 1/d. Jan. 28, 1874
Friedrich/M/age: 46/d. Sept. 3, 1875/cause: Suicide/11th ward
Aug./M/age: 60/d. Aug. 26, 1875/cause: Suicide/Town of Franklin
Albert/M/age: 33/d. Apr. 16, 1925/cause: small pox/S. View Hosp.
Frank/M/age: 41/d. Mar. 3, 1872/cause: Phthisis Pulmonalis/MKE Hosp.
Ferdinand/M/age: 41/d. Nov. 2, 1880/cause: Chronic Pneumonia/Milw.
Anton/M/d. Apr. 9, 1925/cause: pneumonia/Morgue
Billie/F/age: 27/b. Mar. 1898/d. June 4, 1925/cause: small pox/S.
John/M/age: 33/d. Sept. 20, 1918/cause: Pulmonary T.B./Co. Hosp.
John/M/age: 48/d. Feb. 15, 1925/cause: Cirrhosis of liver/Co. Hospital
Andreas/M/age: 27/d. Apr. 20, 1876/cause: Accidentally drowned/5th ward
[John Cameron/died July/Aug. 1919]
[Mrs. Murty Carroll/d. April 1871]
[Mrs. James (KITSON) Carpenter/d. Apr. 1912]
Dora/F/age: 16/d. Apr. 3, 1875
Patric/M/age: 69/d. Dec.30, 1880/cause: Cerebritis/Milw. Co. Hosp.
John/M/age: 50/d. Apr. 16, 1925/cause: accidental drowning/Rear of
James/M/age: 66/d. Jan. 22, 1874/cause: Broken neck/accidental fall from stairs
John/M/age: 72/d. Aug 23, 1881/occ: Farmer/b. Ireland/County Farm Cemetery
plot #601 death records vol. 16 pg. 286
Frank/M/age: 47/b. c. 1871/d. Aug. 13, 1918/cause: Obstructed Bowel/Milwaukee
John/M/age: 18/d. Aug. 4, 1876/cause: Altmmiruree
[George Dahlman/Oct 1930/incorrectly identified]
(Child)/d. June 3, 1886
Mary Amanda/F/age: 21/d. Aug. 20, 1880/cause: Pulmonary Phthisis/Milw. Co. Hosp.
Steve/M/age: 60/d. Mar. 2, 1925/cause: sepsis following bronchitis/Co. Hospital
Emma/F/age: 20/b. Oct. 14, 1860/d. Sept. 4, 1880/cause: Phthsis Pulmonalis
Geirofel/M/d. Feb. 5, 1925/cause: Pulmonary T.B./Co. Hospital
Jacob/M/age: 74/b. Oct. 4, 1805/d. Oct. 29, 1879/cause: Old Age
Aaron/M/age: 26/b. Jan. 26, 1899/d. May 14, 1925/cause: small pox/9th ward
James/M/age: 47/b. c. 1871/d. Aug. 21, 1918/cause: Accidental fall down
Albert/M/d. May 16, 1925/cause: small pox/S. View Hosp.
Max/M/d. Aug. 27, 1918/cause: T.B./Pneumonia/Co. Hosp.
Henry/M/age: 59/b. c. 1870/d. Mar. 4, 1925/cause: accidental drowning/KK River
Wilhemina/F/age: 37/d. Feb. 6, 1881/cause: Pulmonary Phthisis/Milw. Co. Hosp.
Johan/M/age: 56/d. June 14, 1876/cause: Debility/6th ward
(Infant)/M/age: 5 hr/b. June 8, 1880/d. June 8, 1880/cause: PreBirth/Convulsions
(Infant)/F/age: 17 days Jan. 14, 1881/d. Jan. 31, 1881/cause: Inanition/
Milw. Co. Hosp.
Ivy/F/age: 5 days/d. June 10, 1880/cause: Convulsions/ Milw. Co. Hosp.
James/M/age: 29/d. Dec.25, 1877/cause: Variola
Gottlieb/M/age: 47/d. May 6, 1875/cause: Suicide/6th ward
(Infant)/M/b. May 7, 1872/d. May 7, 1872/cause: Stillborn/Wauwatosa
Johann/M/age: 72/b. May 20, 1848/d. Aug. 27, 1918/cause: Arterial Sclerosis/
Randolph/M/age: 26/d. Aug. 31, 1875/cause: Accidentally drowned/5th ward
Albert/M/age: 28/d. Nov. 7, 1880/cause: Epilepsy/Milw. Co. Hosp.
Gottfried/M/age: 60/d. Mar. 18, 1875/cause: Absuss of brain
James/M/age: 64/b. June 20, 1860/d. Apr. 4, 1925/cause: pneumonia/Co. Hospital
D. C./M/age: 23/d. Feb. 22, 1872/cause: Inflammation of brain/
St. Mary's Hospital
Joseph/M/d. July 15, 1885
Peter/M/age: 42/d. Aug. 1, 1874/cause: Private disease
Gust/M/age: 44/b. July 1, 1880/d. Apr. 14, 1925/cause: acute alcoholism/
Rear of 211 Reed
Mary/F/age: 32/d. May 31, 1880/cause: Phthysis Pulu.
George/M/age: 59/d. Aug. 22, 1880/cause: Cirrhosis of liver/Co. Farm
A. P./M/age: 21/d. Dec.31, 1880/cause: Typhoid Fever/Milw. Co. Hosp.
Andreas/M/age: 51/b. c. 1874/d. Feb. 19, 1925/cause: Chronic Internal
[Mrs. Lizzie Herman/F/d. Oct. 15, 1914/age 60/]
article about trying to raise money to be buried elsewhere.
Adolf/M/age: 34/d. Jan. 16, 1881/cause: Pneumonia/Milw. Co. Hosp.
Adolf/M/age: 30/d. Oct. 28, 1880/cause: Chronic Inflammation of liver/
Milw. Co. Hosp.
Peter/M/age: 28/d. Feb. 6, 1872/cause: Variolae
John/M/age: 40/d. July 10, 1876/cause: Struck by lightening/11th ward
Wilhelm/M/age: 17/d. Dec.4, 1874/cause: accident/House of Correction 11th ward
John/M/age: 64/b. Apr. 17, 1860 /d. Mar. 7, 1925/cause: Chronic Obliterative
Avton/M/age: 34/d. Nov. 23, 1880/cause: Colloid Cancer of Abdomen/Milw. Co. Hosp.
Henry/M/age: 30/d. Sept. 17, 1880/Milw. Co. Hosp.
Hettie/F/age: 20/d. Dec.7, 1877/cause: Variola
Andrew/M/d. June 28, 1885
George/M/age: 15/d. July 5, 1875/cause: Accidentally drowned/4th ward
Annie/F/age: 27/d. Mar. 10, 1875/cause: Pyaemie
Gustav/M/age: 23/d. Nov. 20, 1880/cause: Typhoid Fever/Milw. Co. Hosp.
Nettie/F/age: 24/d. Dec.7, 1877/cause: Variola
Ruby/F/d. Jan. 28, 1885
John/M/age: 38/d. Feb. 11, 1925/cause: Pneumonia/Co. Hospital
William/M/age: 33/d. May 18, 1925/cause: small pox
George/M/age: 16/d. Sept. 29, 1880/cause: Chronic Diarrhoea/Milw. Co. Hosp.
Alice/F/age: 25/d. Jan. 3, 1876/cause: excessive drinking/7th ward
Chas./M/age: 70/d. Feb. 16, 1881/cause: Congestion of lungs/Milw. Co. Hosp.
Jas/M/age: 29/d. Aug. 15, 1918/cause: Pulmonary T.B./Wauwatosa
Philomena/F/age: 48/b. July 8, 1830/d. Dec.6, 1878/cause: Chronic Rheumatism
Emma D./F/age: 27/d. Dec.31, 1880/cause: Peritonitis/Milw. Co. Hosp.
Margaretha/F/age: 3 days 12, 18, 1880/d. Dec.21, 1880/cause:
Cyanosis/Milw. Co. Hosp.
George/M/age: 20/d. Feb. 26, 1925/cause: Probable Accidental Drowning/
Milwaukee River, C&NW Bridge
James/M/age: 48/b. c. 1877/d. Mar. 4, 1925/cause: accidental drowning/
William/age: M/age: 68/b. c. 1856/d. Mar. 29, 1925/cause: Myocardial
Bert/M/age: 34/b. Aug. 13, 1884/d. Aug. 28, 1918/cause: Pulmonary T.B./Co. Hosp.
John/M/age: 22/d. Aug. 29, 1918/cause: Exhaustion Congenital Imbicile/Asylum M.D.
Joseph/M/age: 73/b. Mar. 19, 1845/d. Aug. 15, 1918/cause: Arteriosclerosis
Frank/M/age: 39/b. Aug. 27, 1879/d. Aug. 8, 1918/cause: Pulmonary T.B./Wauwatosa
Walter/M/age: 27/b. Apr. 11, 1891/d. Aug. 20, 1918/cause: Pulmonary T.B./Muirdale
John/M/age: 35/d. Mar. 15, 1876/cause: Suicide/Milwaukee
Nick/M/age: 26/d. Sept. 11, 1918/cause: Lobal Pneumonia/Morgue
Eva/F/age: 2wks/b. July 7, 1880/d. July 21, 1880/cause: Tuterus
Margaret/F 73/d. Jan. 31, 1888/b. Ireland/county cemetery plot #236 death
records vol. 55 pg. 227
Vincent/M/age: 37/d. May 25, 1925/cause: broncho pneumonia/Co. Hospital
Sran/F/age: 38/d. Jan. 1, 1872/cause: Confluent small pox/MKE Hosp. 4th ward
Christian/M/age: 61/d. June 17, 1875/cause: Suicide/2nd ward
J.W.A./M/age: 39/d. Dec.13, 1877/cause: Variola
James/M/age: 76/b. 1804/d. Sept. 5, 1880/cause: Bright's Disease/Milw. Co. Hosp.
Joseph/M/age: 68/b. June 24, 1850/d. Sept. 7, 1918/cause: Syphillis, Myocardial
Emil/M/age: 38/d. Aug. 6, 1918/cause: Chronic Parenchymatous/Wauwatosa
Joseph/M/age: 40/d. June 21, 1880/cause: Endocarditis/Co. Hosp.
Emilie/F/age: 3yr&5mob. Jan. 3, 1876/d. July 1, 1879/cause: Dypheric Croup
[A.W. MEYERS/d. June 26, 1916
[Michael Crawford Miller/d. May 10, 1913/
aka Joseph Miller/ from Pittsburg, PA]
James/M/age: 26/d. Aug. 8, 1876/cause: Accidentally drowned/3rd ward
Carl/M/age: 57/b. 1820/d. Sept. 13, 1877/cause: Variola
Ellen/F/age: 60/d. Jan. 1, 1874/cause: Broken neck/accidental fall from stairs
Alex/M/age: 53/d. Aug. 4, 1918/cause: Carcinoma Bowel/Wauwatosa
Gustav/M/age: 66/d. Feb. 13, 1925/cause: Broncho Pneumonia/Infirmary
[Mrs. Casimir Nickel/December 1918]
Max/M/age: 48/d. Aug. 11, 1918/cause: General P./Asylum M.D.
Child/F/age: 4 mo./d. Mar. 5, 1872/cause: Convulsion/Police Stn. 7th ward
Edward/M/age: 30/d. Jan. 8, 1875/cause: accident/7th ward
Patrick/M/age: c.40/d. Oct. 19, 1928/cause: chronic alcoholism/247 S.
Martin/M/age: 3/b. ? 7, 1874/d. Sept. 30,1878?/cause: Scarlatina
William Parchim/d. May 2, 1914/buried May 04, 1914
Death certificate/registration, Milw. County Courthouse, Volume 353; Page 228
Mary/F/age: 91 /d. July 31, 1880/cause: Cirrhosis of liver/
Milw. Co. Hosp.
Marie/F/age: 62/d. Feb. 20, 1876/cause: Murdered/3rd ward
Emory/M/age: 40/d. May 28, 1925/cause: small pox/S. View Hosp.
Frank Clinton/M/d. Aug. 20, 1885
G./M/age: 30/d. Nov. 27, 1874/cause: Congestive chills/5th ward
Francis/F/age: 3 wks/d. July 22, 1875/cause: Convulsions/3rd ward
Frederick/M/age: 19/d. Feb. 5, 1881/Milw. Co. Hosp.
Bridget/F/age: 43/d. Aug. 7, 1875/cause: Overdose of wiskey/3rd ward
Henry/M/age: 60/d. Nov. 12, 1880/cause: Cirrhosis/Milw. Co. Hosp.
(Child)/d. July 6, 1885
William/M/age: 81/b. July 5, 1837/d. Sept. 2, 1918/cause: Insufficiency
Emil/M/age: 57/d. Sept. 2, 1918/cause: Insufficiency/Co. Hosp.
Anna/F/age: 22/d. Feb. 10, 1877/cause: Confluent small pox
John/M/age: 40/d. June 1, 1925/cause: Homicide gunsshot wound/Morgue
[Joe/ d. 1928 ]
(body probably reinterred elsewhere, see article.
Christoph/M/d. Feb. 8, 1886
(Infant)/M/age: 17 days Aug. 7, 1880/d. Aug. 24, 1880/cause:
Inanition/Milw. Co. Hosp.
?/M/d. Apr. 10, 1872/cause: Drowning/Menomonee River 8th ward
Maria/F/age: 21/d. Jan. 13, 1872/cause: Peritonitis/MKE Hosp. 2nd ward
Peter/M/age: 21/d. May 26, 1876/cause: Murdered
(Son)/M/d. Dec.11, 1884
Jacob/M/d. Nov. 4, 1884
John/M/age: 58/d. Sept. 21, 1874/cause: Delirium Tremens/Co. Jail 7th ward
John/M/age: 50/d. June 7, 1925/cause: accidental asphyxiation/Emergency Hosp.
Arthur/M/d. Apr. 30, 1886
Henry/M/age: 62/d. Dec.3, 1875/cause: Exposure/Wauwatosa
Lilly/F/d. Feb. 26, 1886
Marie/F/age: 42/b. May, 1835/d. Nov. 11, 1877/cause: Phthsis
Michael/M/d. Dec.2, 1885
[John Sell/d. July 1936/body removed to New Holstein Cemetery]
Franz/M/age: 46/d. Dec.27, 1880/cause: Cancer of liver
Carolina/F/age: 2.5/b. Oct. 17, 1869/d. May 27, 1872
Joseph/M/age: 35/b. c. 1883/d. Aug. 5, 1918/cause: Myocarditis/Milwaukee
[Mrs. Slutke/April 1871]
Wm./M/age: 23/d. Apr. 5, 1878/cause: Amyoid degeneration of kidney
William/M/age: 28/b. 1852/d. June 10, 1880/cause: Ceretritis/Co. Hosp.
Mina/F/age: 19/d. July 21, 1877/cause: Variola
Fred/M/Age: 45/b. c. 1880/d. May 26, 1925/Cause: Accidental drowning
Alexander/M/age: 32/d. May 10, 1880/cause: Phthisis/Milw. Insane Asylum
Margaret/F/age: 28/d. June 11, 1925/cause: small pox/S. View Hosp.
[Joseph Storm/residence Waterford, Wis./d. Oct. 1930/body removed]
Daniel/M/age: 72/b. Feb. 22, 1846/d. Sept. 23, 1918/cause: Senile
Andrew/M/age: c. 55/d. June 16, 1925/cause: myocarditis/Emergency Hosp.
Amard/M/age: 32/d. Dec. 25, 1873/cause: Accidental Drowning
Christina/F/age: 75/d. Feb. 3, 1876/cause: Chronic Bronchitis
Carl/M/age: 60/d. Sept. 13, 1918/cause: Insufficiency/Co. Hosp.
[Ray J. True/d. Mar 1930]
Child/?/d. May 27, 1885
Child/F/age: infant/d. Mar. 16, 1875/cause: premature birth
child/M/age: ?/d. Mar. 30, 1875/cause: strangled/Miller Brewery
Child/M/age: infant/d. Mar. 15, 1875/cause: premature birth
child/M/d. Apr. 19, 1875/cause: stillborn/10th ward
Child/M/age: Infant/d. Nov. 4, 1875/cause: Strangled/2nd ward
Female Babe/F/d. Oct. 17, 1885
Female Babe/F/d. Sept. 14, 1885
Foetus/d. July 23, 1885
Male Babe/M/d. Aug. 3, 1885
[Male/d. April 1871]
Male/M/age: 50-60/d. Oct. 27, 1874/cause: accident by railroad/
U. West RR
Male/M/age: c. 35/d. Oct. 27, 1874/cause: Accidentally drowned/
Milw. River 5th ward
Man/M/d. May 11, 1886/cause: Drowned
Man/M/d. Sept. 19, 1913/age abt 45
unknown #207/M/age: c. 45/d. Mar. 28, 1925/cause: Accidental drowning/
unknown #209/M/age: 40/b. c. 1885/d. Mar. 1, 1925/cause: accidental
unknown #212/M/age: 40/d. Mar. 30, 1925/cause: accidental drowning/
Rear Illinois Steel Co.
unknown #213/M/age: 40/d. May 2, 1925/cause: accidental drowning/Rear
Wagner Architectural Iron Works
unknown #215/M/age: 45/d. May 26, 1925/cause: accidental drowning
[five bodies/see article/reinterred 1904]
[Unknown Male/Jan. 17, 1925]
Edward/M/age: 50/d. Oct. 5, 1878/cause: Pyaemia
Mike/M/age: 43/d. Aug. 17, 1918/cause: Pulmonary T.B./Wauwatosa
Walter/M/age: 55/d. June 11, 1925/cause: pulmonary T.B./Co. Hospital
Edward J./M/age: 44/b. Feb. 3, 1874/d. Sept. 23, 1918/cause: Acute
left pleuresy with effusion/Milwaukee
Jennie/F/age: 3wks/b. July 6, 1880/d. July 28, 1880/cause: Infantile
Convulsions/Milw. Co. Hosp.
[Gertrude/wife of Paul West/ South Side Carnival "Fat Lady"/d. July 31, 1918]
Anna/F/age: 45/d. Nov. 20, 1877/cause: Cancer of Uterus
Ellen/F/age: 20/d. Nov. 2, 1874/cause: Cramp disease/Buffalo St. 3rd ward
Jacob/M/age: 77/d. Feb. 23, 1925/cause: Arteriosclerosis/Alms House
John/M/age: 30/b. Aug. 22, 1888/d. Aug. 23, 1918/cause: Pulmonary T.B/Wauwatosa