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Ottawa Town Cemetery

Ottawa Township
Waukesha County Wisconsin Genealogy

Location

This active cemetery is located on the east side of Highway 67, 2 1/2 miles south of Highway 18, Section 14, Ottawa Township.

History

Ottawa Town Cemetery was established circa 1844. The Ottawa Cemetery Association was formed Sept. 16, 1914 and was incorporated June 22, 1923. The Association has nine directors and they hold an annual meeting.

Records

We recently received an update on the Ottawa Cemetery records. The president of the cemetery retired, due to old age and all cemetery records are now maintained by the town clerk for the Township of Ottawa. Her phone number is 262-965-3228.

The cemetery has a website up and have included a searchable list of graves and a cemetery map on thier site. You may want to check there for additional burials and additional information

There are cemetery records available 1844 to date. All monuments have been documented. Burial certificates began circa 1925 and are maintained by the Supervisor. Ottawa Association minutes, September 16, 1914-date. There is a chart of the cemetery and there are three sets of records with maps.

See also Cemetery Records online at the Town office

At the Waukesha County Museum there are transcriptions from the tombstones 1844-1939.

Transcriptions/Interments

See also Cemetery Records online at the Town office

The transcriptions below were copied from Tombstones, 1844-Jan 1939 by the Waukesha County Historical Society, under personal supervision of Mrs. Edgar Tallmadge, Secretary, Waukesha.

Head of families appear first when known.

Location of graves may be had from the Cemetery Association.

There are a few unmarked graves, which no information can be found.

A few photos have been taken of stones in this cemetery by Linda & Larry Kopet. Click on the surname to see the photographs available. Obituaries when available are linked to the individual's name.


This is only a partial listing of burials in the cemetery.

OSSW: means on the same stone with

ALLEN:
See McCLURE

ANDERSON:
See THOMAS

APLIN:
Father and Mother/OSSW:
James/1822-1912/ (b. Jan 29, 1922/d.Feb 6, 1912/son of William & Elizabeth (Clale) Aplin)/OSSW:
Margaret/His Wife/1831-1883(8)/(Maiden name GRANT/b. Sep. 10, 1831, in Scotland/d. 1888)
Peter/d. Dec. 7, 1851/ae 2 mo 23da/son of J&M
Hattie Grant/b. Feb. 18, 1852/d. Feb 13, 1912/daughter of J&M
Jane E./d.Jan 16, 1864/ae 7 yr 10 mo 10 da/daughter of J.& M
Donald/d. Jan. 3, 1870/ae 8 mo 4 da/son
James E./d. Jan. 20, 1876/ae 22 Y's 5 M's 26 D's/Son of J & M Aplin/(no name on grave)

APLIN:
John/May 27, 1812/Feb 6, 1891
Henrietta (Harding)/Oct. 19, 1823/May 7, 1896/wife of John
George/1847/July 14, 1878/Gored to death by a vicious bull(Waukesha Freeman)
Frank/1852-1874/son
Charles/1854/July 4, 1855/ae 9 mo/son
Judson/d. Feb. 5, 1860/ae 3 mo 10 days/son of John & Henrietta Aplin/OSSW:
Freeland/d. Feb. 10, 1860/ae 3 mo 15 days/son of John & Henrietta Aplin
Walter J./1851/Jan 5, 1864/ae 13 yr/son of John & Henrietta Aplin

Charles/son of J & M(or H) Aplin/Died July 11, 1855/aged 9 ms/
	(possibly same as Charles above)

APLIN:
Robert Aplin/Died Oct. 24, 1878/aged 67 yrs 11m's & 2 d's/(born March 30, 1911, England)
Mary (Gaylord)/1810/Jan 15, 1886/ae 75 yr 1 mo/wife of Robert
Henry/Sep 29, 1839/July 29, 1890/son
George ?./1842-1918/son
Ann Evan (Cumming)/March 6, 1846, Canada/d. Nov. 23, 1926/ife of George W.
	Aplin/daughter of John C. & Eunice (Graham) Cumming
Gaylord ?/1871-1875/son of Geo & Ann (Cumming) Aplin
Louisa/Sep 3, 1846/Jan 16, 1836/daughter of Robt & Mary (Gaylord) Aplin
Robert/July 14, 1851, England/d. Oct. 24, 1932/son of Robert & Mary Aplin
Sarah Ann (Laney)/Jan 24, 1851/d. Jan 9, 1926/wife of Robert/daughter of 
	Maurice or Morris & Ann (Audiss) Laney
Alfred/b. Oct. 6, 1857 or 1858 in England/d. March 26, 1906/son of Robert
	& Mary (Gaylord) Aplin
Sylvia Rosanna (Lurvey)/Nov. 1, 1859/May 27, 1908/wife of Alfred Aplin/
	Daughter of William Lurvey

APLIN:
Robert J./Sep 19, 1898/Oct. 28, 1898/son of John & Alice M. (Stocks) Aplin

APLIN:
Viola/March 10, 1898/Aug 14, 1900/daughter of Albert E. & Hannah (Hassler) Aplin
Infant Daughter of Albert E. & Hannah (Hassler) Aplin/Sept 8, 1903/Sept 14, 1903

APLIN:
Infant Child of Howard Aplin/no date

APLIN:
See BREIDENBACH
See CUMMING
See LAIR

AUDISS:
Elizabeth/wife of John Audiss/Died Aug. 4, 1862/aged 61 ys & 8 Ms/OSSW:
J.Audiss/Died Jan. 8, 1882/aged 86 Ys 8 Mo & 27 Ds/(John)

Thomas/son of J. & E Audiss/Died Nov. 22, 1864/aged 26 yrs 1 mo 7 da

AUDISS:
Robert/1802/Died Feb 16, 1863/ae 60 years yr 5 mo/
	(b. 1802/Robert Sr.)
Elizabeth B/wife of Robert Audiss/Died Feb. 12, 1855/Age 58/(b. 1797)
Emily M/1865/Jan 10, 1874/ae 10 yr 2 m/daughter of W. & A

AUDISS:
See APLIN
See LANEY
See LURVEY
See MAULE
See STEWART
See WAITE

BAKER:
George B./1811/April 11, 1882/ae 70 yr 4 mo 9 da
Margaret (Gibson)/1817/June 26, 1898/ae 81 yr 2 mo 4 da/born in England/
	wife of George
Wilton E./Dec. 28, 1858/Jan 6, 1916/son
Annie M. (Turner)/1862-1935/Wife of W. E.

BAKER:
See DAVIES
See WILLIAMS

BARTEL:
See STERN
See TOHMKE

BARTZ:
Christian F./b. Nov. 9, 1839 or Nov. 4, 1842 in Germany/d. Sept. 28, 1909/
	son of ????? & Wilhelmina (Burrow) Bartz

BEALS:
Elvira Lois (Van Brunt)/Apr. 20?, 1859/d. 1941/wife of E.V. Beals
See also STEWART

BEHNKEN:
See MUELLER

BIAS:
See STOCKS

BILLINGS:
See SCHUSTER

BITTNER:
Arthur/1889-1912

BLACK:
See REID

BOONE:
Thomas H./March 14, 1823/June 28, 1890
Elvira T. (Hammond)/July 5, 1823/Sept 10 1901/wife of T.
Willie S./1853-1858/son
Thomas H./1852-1852/son of Thos. H.
Hattie A./1852-1852/daughter
Charles G./1849-1851/son

BOONE:
See EDMONDS

BREIDENBACH:
Mildred H. (APLIN)/1892-1929/wife of ???/daughter of John Aplin

BROM:
Joseph J./grandfather/March 19, 1846 or 1847/April 28, 1936
Michael J./1883/Jan 25, 1935/ae 52 yr/father/son of Joseph & Elizabeth
	(Prusha or Prebal) Brom
Tom/Dec. 19, 1910/Sep 21, 1919/son of Michael & Barbara Brom
Frank/Oct. 31, 1911/SEpt 21, 1919/above deaths accident drowning/
	son of Michael & Barbara Brom

BROWN:
Joseph/April 28, 1875/other data buried on stone

BROWN:
Lydia/d. April 25, 1860/ae 42 yr 7 mo 25 da/wife of Lucius Brown

BROWN:
See GARNSEY

BULL:
See CHURCH

BURNELL:
See JONES

BURROW:
See BARTZ

CANUTESON:
Dayton G./1874/Sept 27, 1875/ae 1 yr 8 mo/son of ---

CATION:
Thomas/1786/March 18, 1859/ae 73 yr

CHANDLER:
Thomas/Aug. 15, 1819/Jan 18, 1899/Flag Marker on grave
Catherine/1822/march 12, 1882/ae 60 yr/wife of Thomas
Henrietta/1849/June 7, 1850/ae 3 yr 4 mo 20 da/daughter

CHAPMAN:
Kate (Balls)/March 21, 1864 or 1865/April 26, 1826/wife of George/
	daughter of Robert & Elizabeth (Boggis) Balls

CHEEVER:
See TINUS

CHUBB:
Newman Chubb/June 27, 1797/Nov. 9, 1966/(born in Vermont)/OSSW:
Cynthia/Feb. 21, 1804/May 15, 1844/(wife of Newman Chubb)/OSSW:
Laura M. Cobb/Nov. 27, 1831/May 31, 1866/OSSW:
Sardine E./Sep 2, 1838/Jan 4, 1869/(son)/OSSW:
Dylla Chubb/May 20, 1788/Sep 29, 1872/(possibly sister?)

CHUBB:
See COBB
See HARRIS

CHURCH:
Lawrence E./b. March 12, 1880 at Bath NY/d. July 2, 1918/flag marker on grave/
	son of Edward Lawrence and Augusta Ellen (Bull) Church

CLALE:
See APLIN

CLARK:
J.B./1815/Feb. 11, 1875/ae 59 yr 6 mo 16da
Mrs. J.B./d. Aug. 6, 1865/ae 59 yr 4 mo 6 da
Mary E./No other data
Owen/d. Feb. 21, 1875/ae 5 yr 27 da/son of O.E. & M.A.

COBB:
Laura M. (CHUBB)/Nov. 27, 1831/May 31, 1866/wife of John Cobb/daughter
	of Newman Chubb

COBB:
See CHUBB
See JONES

COBURN:
See GRANT

COLE:
See HARRIS

COLLINS:
Thomas/d. aged 51 yr/no dates
Myra Bell/no data
**See unmarked graves at end

CORBETT:
Sarah A./d. Sep 22, 1871/ae 60 yr/wife of John Corbett

CORBIN:
Harry E./b. 1868 in Tennessee/d. At Masonic Home, Dousman/
	May 28, 1929/ae 60 yr 11 mo 28 da/don of H. N.

CRAMER:
Raymond/1921-1922/son of Mr. & Mrs. O.J. Cramer

CRANE:
See MARTIN

CUMMING:
Jane/1803-1848/wife of ?ance Cumming

CUMMING:
John C./1802-December 14, 1886/ae 84 yr 9 mo 12 da
Eunice (Graham)/1819/Feb. 10, 1857/ae 37 yr 8 mo/wife of John C.
Eunice/d. May 27, 1871/ae 18 yr 4 mo/daughter
Mary A./d. Jan. 8, 1859/ae 3 yr 10 mo/daughter

CUMMING:
John G.D./Sep 9, 1841/Jan 8, 1933/Co. B. 28th Wis Vol Inf.
Ellen (Aplin)/Nov. 20, 1844/d. Feb. 22, 1912/wife
Fannie N./no data
George W./no data
Harvey J./no data
Archie Robert/Aug. 28, 1870/June 28, 1922/son of John G.D. and Ellen
	(Aplin) Cumming
Mabel A. (Hurst)/April 19, 1871/April 14, 1924/wife of Archie
Donald H./1912-1933/son of Archie & Mabel (Hurst) Cumming
Baby Donna/1933-1933/daughter of Donald

CUMMING:
See APLIN
See ELTING
See MILLER

DANIELS:
See HOWELL
See WILLIAMS

DAVEY:
George/Aug. 23, 1809/Jan 23, 1892
Ann/Nov. 2, 1810/Jan 26, 1892/wife
Mary/Dec. 22, 1869/Oct. 29, 1890

DAVIES:
Catherine/1797/July 22, 1861/ae 64 yr/wife of John
Thomas/1842/June 10, 1845/ae 3 yr/son of J. & C.

DAVIES:
D.L./d. Jan. 23, 1881/no other data

DAVIES:
Mary (Baker)/d. May 6, 1925/ae 54 yr 6 mo 29 da/wife of Daniel Davies/
	daughter of Peter & Caroline (Stickert) Baker

DAVIES:
See EVANS
See JONES

DAVIS:
Dewie H./b. 1829, in Breconshire, Wales/d. May 11, 1904/son of David
Ann (Hopkins)/1838-1911/wife
David J./1856-Jan 2, 1916

DAVIS:
See EVANS
See GRANT
See JENKINS
See WILLIAMS

DECH (also DECK):
Here Rest In God/Henry Dech/Born Feb 7, 1818/Died Aug. 11, 1898/(Henry Sr./son of John & Elizabeth (Decker) Dech)/OSSW:
Katherine M. Schreier/wife of Henry Dech/Born Mar 9, 1814/Died Feb. 18, 1894
John/1790/Jan 31, 1876/ae 86 yr
Elizabeth/1784/Mar 13, 1883/ae 98 yr 8 mo/wife of John
Julia/Dec. 4, 1846/Mar 17, 1907/She lived as she died, Faithful/daughter of Henry
	& Katherine Dech

DECK:
See DECH
See DREYER

DECKER:
See DECH
See DREYER

DEE:
See NEHRING

DOUGLAS:
Annie J. (Honey)/1867-1917/wife of John Douglas/daughter of Robert &
	Mary Ann Honey

DOW:
Elizabeth/1815/Oct. 1, 1845/ae 30 yr/wife of Daniel Dow

DREYER:
Frederick/1811-1903/(John Frederick/Nov. 11, 1811/March 16, 1903/son of John)/OSSW:
Elizabeth/1825-1916/(b.March 2, 1825/wife of J. F. Dreyer/daughter of John & 
	Elizabeth (Decker) Deck(DECK)
John F./Son of John F. and Elizabeth Dryer/Died Mar 19, 1851/
	ae 5 yr 5 mo/(b. 1846)
Julia/1848/Aug 30, 1862/ae 14 yr 3 mo 7 days/daughter
Charles W./Son of F & E Dreyer/Mar 22, 1855/ae 11 mo/son(born 1854)
Magdalene/Aug 1855/Aug 30, 1862/ae 7 yr 9 da/daughter
Frederick/b. July 29, 1856/Oct 11, 1917/son
Mary Jane (Hunter)/no data/wife of Frederick/daughter of Robert & Mary (Stewart)
	Hunter
Charles Robert/July 23, 1894/July 23, 1916/Son of Fred & Mary J. Dreyer
Henry/Mar 22, 1860/ae 3 mo 2 ds/son of J.F. & E./(b.Dec. 1859/son of John Frederick and Elizabeth)
Elizabeth/d. Oct. 12, 1861/ae 3 yr 6 mo 15 da/daughter of John & Elizabeth

DUNCAN:
William/1789/Oct. 14, 1851/ae 62 yr
(Father)/no name/July 2, 1915/Dec. 18, 1895 (possibly T.)
(Mother)/no name)/May 4, 1917/Dec 9, 1891 (possibly E.)
Eliza J./d. Dec. 14, 1857/ae 1 yr 5 mo 17 da/daughter of T.& E.

EALES:
Eliza Jane/wife of Samuel Eales/Died July 11, 1857/Age 23 ys 5 ms & 4 ds

EDMONDS:
Eva J. Edmonds/April 21, 1858/May 29, 1890/(daughter of Thos
	& Elvira Boone)

EDWARDS:
See JONES

ELTING:
Josiah/1802-1878
Sarah (CUMMING)/1831-1863/daugher of John A.

ELTING:
Roeliff/1838-1919
Jane/Oct. 17, 1839/Sep 3, 1887/wife of Roeliff
Ezekial/d. Mar ?, 1881/ae 19 yr 7 mo 14 da/son

EVANS:
Richard/1809-1877
Margaret (DAVIS)/1818-1892/wife of Richard
John/b. May 11, 1838, in Wales/d. March 12, 1914/son
Richard/July 17, 1840/May 22, 1925/son
Margaret/Oct. 30, 1842/July 23, 1933/daughter
Evan R./Oct. 13, 1850/Dec. 15, 1928/son
David/1857-1861/son
Morris/1866-1883/son

EVANS:
Ann(DAVIES)/April 7, 1842/March 29, 1917
William/Jan. 4, 1833/Jan 31, 1904
Jane (DAVIES)/broken Headstone/d. Nov. 1867/ae 57 yr 6 mo
Evan/d. April 15, 1848/ae 11 yr 7 mo/son of Wm. & Catherine
Catherine M./Aug. 1866/Nov. 23, 1869/daughter
Billie/no other data/son of Newton & Elsie Evans

EVANS:
See LURVEY
See NEFF

FARDY:
Mira (WHEELOCK)/Nov. 28, 1877/march 31, 1937/wife of Edw. Fardy/
	daughter of W.B. & Mary (JONES) Wheelock

FUHRMAN:
See HENSEL

FELCH:
Orange A./d. Jan. 8, 1860/ae 1 yr plus/son of A.& D. Felch

FELIX:
See HOWELL

FERRIS:
Jacob/b. 1817, in England/d. Mar. 7, 1889

FERRIS:
Irvin W./d. Sep. 21, 1882(age weatherbeaten)/son of John H. & Maggie Ferris

FORBES:
John/1787/Nov. 27, 1853/ae 66 yr
Christina/1789/Nov. 17, 1851/ae 62 yr/wife of John
Alexander/1819/Mar 29, 1852/ae 33 yr/son
Ann/1831/Feb. 2, 1853/ae 22 yr
Catherine/Nov. 18, 1853/ae 2 yr 6 mo/(b.1851)
George A./1851/1852/Jan 3, 1861/8 yr 8 mo 22da/
	son of I.M. & L. Forbes

FORBES:
See REID

FORBEST:
John Forbest/Died Nov. 27, 1853/Age 66

GARNSEY:
Elma C./1853-1935/(b.Aug. 30, 1853/d. Sept 28, 1935/wife of Gust Garnsey/daughter of David & Martha (Brown) Wyrick)

GAUL:
Jacob/1813/Oct. 13, 1889/ae 77 yr
Elizabeth (SMITH)/1821/Sep 15, 1900/wife of Jacob/daughter of Philip
	& Elizabeth Smith
Jacob/Died May 25, 1857/ae 4 yr 9 mo/(b.1852/son)/OSSW:
Catherine/Died May 31, 1857/ae 2 yr 6 mo/(1854/daugher)/OSSW:
Children of Jacob & Elizabeth Gaul
Maggie/Died Dec. 15, 1885/ae 25 yr 11 mo/b. 1860/daughter
John/no other inscriptions

GAUL:
See KOCH

GAYLORD:
See APLIN

GIBSON:
See BAKER

GILBERT:
Henry/July 8, 1815/England/Oct. 30, 1885/son of John & Mary Gilbert

GRAHAM:
See APLIN
See CUMMING

GRANT:
Kate (Stewart)/1849/Apr. 6, 1872/ae 23 yr 3 mo 2 da/wife of A.J. Grant/
	daughter of John & Eliza (Davis) Stewart

GRANT:
Peter/Feb. 6, 1806/Aug. 25, 1866/(son of James/b.in Scotland/OSSW:
Grace/his wife/June 25, 1805, in Scotland/d. Jan. 20, 1883/(b. in Scotland, 
	maiden name McPherson, she was a Doctor.)
James D./Aug. 15, 1843/d. Feb. 12, 1937/son
Viola (KENNEY)/May 14, 1845/Apr. 3, 1926/wife of James D. Grant
David W./March 26, 1852/Oct. 9, 1898/son of Peter &
	Grace (McPherson) Grant d. at Montevideo, Minn
Alice Coburn/March 14, 1859/April 23, 1929


GRANT:
See APLIN

GRUB:
Jacob Grub/Died Aug. 23, 1891/ae 74 yr 5 mo 10 da/(b. 1817)
Susanna/wife of Jacob Grub/Died Oct. 17, 184?
Magdalena/Died Jan. 8, 1888/ae 59 yr 20 days/wife of Jacob/(maiden name Ackerman)
Jacob/Feb. 27, 1852/Feb. 2, 1925/son
Martin/1854/Aug. 27, 1856, ae 27 mo/son
Catherine (twin)/Apr. 7, 1857/April 10, 1857/ae 3 days/daughter
Caroline (twin)/Apr. 7, 1857/April 18, 1857/ae 11 days/daughter
Wilhelmina/May 2, 1863/March 22, 1826/Golden Lake/daughter

HALLOWAY:
Harvey C./1856/Oct. 2