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Summit Town Cemetery

Also Known as Old Burying Ground
Summit Township
Waukesha County Wisconsin Genealogy

Location

This active cemetery is located on the north side of Delafield Road, about 1/4 mile east of the intersection with Highway 67, Section 15, Summit Township.

History

The cemetery was established about 1836 and is the oldest cemetery in the township.

Cemetery Records

There are cemetery records from the late 1800s to date. The records are available to the public for research Monday-Friday. Call ahead for exact hours. Mail requests will be answered at no charge. Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your request.

Contact: Town of Summit
2911 North Dousman Road
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
(262)567-2757

At the Waukesha County Museum are transcriptions of the tombstones 1836-1938, including lot numbers.

Tombstone Photographs

A [P] preceding the name means there is a photos available at Linking Your Past Photo Gallery

A few photos have been taken of stones in this cemetery by Linda & Larry Kopet.

Transcriptions

Obituaries if 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

ALLISON:
[P] William Allison/Died Jan. 30, 1863e 19 ys.

ANDERSON:
[P] Our Mother/Julia Hale/Wife of Spencer Anderson/Died May 19, 1884/
	Aged 66ys 4ms 16ds

ARLAND:
[P] Thomas Arland/Died Dec. 4, 1863ged 72 Years

BAILEY:
[P] James M. Bailey/Dec. 22, 1808/Jan 21, 1896

BARLOW:
[P] Almon Barlow/Died in Milwaukee/Sept ?, 1861 Aged 63 ys & 7 Mos./OSSW:
[P] Rosanna/wife of Almon Barlow/Died in Summit/Sept 12, 1865ged ?5 Ys ?Mos

BAUMANN:
[P] Charlotte Baumann/Geb ?? Oct. 1818/Gest 20 Dec 1891

BAXTER:
[P] Orpha/Wife of Andrew Baxter/Died July 29, 1875e 64 Years

BENTE:
a href="obitsB.php#bentelouise">Clara Louise (Franzen) Benteka LuLu/d. Nov 24 1969
a href="obitsB.php#benteellsw">Ellsworth L. Bente/d. Sept 1985

BLOOMFIELD:
See HYDE

BOVEY:
See HINKLEY

BRAKEFIELD:
[P] T. Brakefield/Born March 17, 1813/Died Nov. 9, 1897/OSSW:
[P] Mary Ward/wife of T. Brakefield/Born Feb. 23, 1910/Died Nov. 19, 1884

BRIGHT:
[P] Lena W. Bright/Born Jan. 11, 1855/Died June 18, ????/OSSW:
[P] Adin W. Bright/Born Oct. 2, 1848/Died May 18, 1924

BUTH:
See WOLF

CARLTON:
[P] H.H. Carlton/1810-1890/OSSW:
[P] N.A. His Wife/1811-1887

CHAMPION:
[P] Jane/wife of John Champion/Died July 4, 1863 age ?9 yrs

CLARK:
[P] Gertrude Maria/wife of Henry Clark/Died Oct. 25, 1863ged 31 years 11 mos 1 day

COBB:
[P] George N. Cobb/Born Dec. 3, 1805/Died Nov. ?, 1856
[P] Lucy L. wife of G. N. Cobb/Born May 6, 1806/Died March 27, 1876

COLEMAN:
[P] Betsy White/wife of Brewster Coleman Died in Summit Wis/
	Jan 20, 1857?ge unreadable

CLAFLIN:
[P] Bea Gilbert/Died Feb. 13, 1879ged 56 Years 4 Montsh & 25 Days

DENTON:
[P] Willard Denton/Feb 10, 1810/Feb 7, 1888/OSSW:
[P] Serena Denton/Sept 23, 1818pr ?6, 1933

DODGE:
[P] George A. Dodge/Died ???? 25, 1875ged ?? years/son of Wm. & ? dodge
[P] Miles N. Dodge/Died May 18, 1898Ged ?y 11 mo 19 Dyas

DUNTON:
[P] Arthur F. Dunton/November 18, 1879/October 12, 1947
[P] Julia A. Duntonug. 27, 1917/Dec. 27, 1940

EDGERTON:
[P] Belinda Taft/wife of Elisha Edgerton/1813-1862

EDMONDS:
[P] Nellie O. Edmunds/1860-1940

FAIRSERVICE:
See PARKS
 
FERRIS:
[P] Jacob Ferris/Died Mar 7, 1889ged 72 years

FIEDLER:
[P] Eva Katharina Fiedler/Geboren J?n 10 Marz 18??/Gestorben/
	16 Marz 1854
[P] Leonhart Fiedler/geb ?/6 Novbr 1860(see stone)

FRINK:
[P] Maria L./Wife of Rev. H.W. Frink, of Summit Wisconsin Conference/
	Died July 2, 1842ged 31 Years

GILBERT:
See CLAFLIN

GONZALES:
Deborah M./b. Jan. 25, 1966/d. Feb. 5, 2007ge 41

GORHAM:
See PARKS

GREEN:
[P] George W. Green/Born April 7, 1825/Died May 20, 1902/OSSW:
[P] Christena Green/Born ??????/Died/?????(see stone)

GROPP:
[P] Gottfried Gropp/Died Feb 21, 1875
[P] Godfrey Gropp/born Apr. 28, 1809/Died Feb 21, 1876

GROSS:
[P] Miss Rebecca Gross/Died Dec 23, 1844ged 23 Years

HACKBARTH:
[P] Esther Krieser Hackbarth/May 10, 1900/May 13, 1985
[P] Nina Hartwell Hackbarth/1884-1951/wife of Otto
[P] Otto G.A. Hackbarth/11 March 1886-July 1967
[P] John Hackbarth/11 Nov 1889- February 1968
[P] Helen Hackbarth/(wife of John)/d. 1984
[P] a href="obitsH.php#hackbarthhenrie">Henrietta Sylvester Hackbarth/1884-1952
[P] Lt. Robert Hackbarth/(son of John and Helen)/b.1919/d.1967
Sent in by a researcher/see contributors page

HAHN:
[P] Philip R. Hahn/Died ??? 11, 1851ged ????

HALE:
[P] Lucy/wife of Zachariah Hale/Died April 3, 1867ged 73ys ?mos 26 Dys

HALE:
See ANDERSON

HARTWELL:
[P] William Hartwell Settled in Concord, Mass 1636/OSSW:
[P] 2 Samuel born 1645/OSSW:
[P] 3 William born 1671/OSSW:
[P] 4 Daniel born 1708/OSSW:
[P] 5 Solomon born 1739/OSSW:
[P] 6 Daniel born 1764/OSSW:
[P] 7 Solomon born 179?

HENNEGAN:
[P] Richard Howard Hennegan/18?8-1910/Entered into life Eternal Aug. 21/OSSW:
[P] Mary Worthington Hennegen/1845-1933

HILDRETH:
[P] B.C. Hildreth/Born Oct. 23, 1811/Died Mar 11, 1882
[P] Bertrand/son of H. & J. Hildreth/Born Mar. 7, 1874/Died May 22, 1892
[P] Henry ? Hildreth/Died August 10, 1847ged 31 years

HINKLEY:
[P] Harriet B. Bovey (or Hovey)/date unreadable/OSSW:
[P] B.J. Townsend/1828-1871/OSSW:
[P] Bessie W. Norcott/1830-1882/OSSW:
Wives of B.R. Hinkely

HOWARD:
[P] Cyrus O. Howard/Feb. 25, 1832/Dec. 22, 1863/Co. C 3rd Wis Calv./
	Buried at Carthage, Mo.

HOVEY:
See HINKLEY

HYDE:
[P] Our Mother/Elizabeth Bloomfield/wife of Col. Benjamin Hyde/
	Died Dec. 15, 1856ged 59 Years

JACKSON:
[P] Edwin Jackson/born Feb'y 2, 1818/Died Oct. 8, 1871
[P] Jane/Wife of Joseph Jackson/Died Aug. 15, 1850ged 40 Years//OSSW:
[P] Jane/Died Oct 6, 1849Ged 1 Yr 3Ms/OSSW:
[P] Dinah/Died Oct. 2, 1849ged 4 years/OSSW:
        Daughters of J & J Jackson

JACOBS:
[P] Christian/Born Jan. 8, 1815/Died Dec 7, 187?/OSSW:
[P] Justena/His Wife/born Feb. 28, 1818/Died Feb. 28, 1902

JAMESON:
[P] George B./Son of C. &C Jameson/Died Oct. 18, 18?2Ge 33 Ys
[P] Solomon F./Son of C. & C Jameson/Died Sept 19, 18??ge 31 years

JAMESON:
See NELSON

JESUP:
[P] Edwin Jesup/Died May 4, 1853ged 59 years

JOHNSON:
[P] George C./1914-1986/OSSW:
[P] Margaret D./1914-1989
[P] Maren/wife of L. Johnsonug. 11, 1850-Feb 12, 1912/OSSW:
[P] Louie Johnson/July 11, 1851-Jan 16, 1925

JOHNSON:
See PRICE

JULL:
[P] In Loving Memory of Rosalie Joan/Daughter of Ernest E. & E. May Jull/
	Aug 14, 1929/Jan 23, 1931

KIMBALL:
[P] Elizabeth/wife of John Kimball/Died Mar. 16, 1862Ged 50 years

KING:
[P] Our Mother/Sophia/Wife of C. S. King/Diedpr. 11, 1861Ged ?7 ys 9 ms 25 Ds

KOEHLER:
[P] Christian Koehler/geboren 20 Apr 1812/Gestorben 8 Octob./ 1861

KRIESER:
See HACKBARTH

LEAVITT:
[P] Adelia Parks Leavitt/born July 16, 1888/Died Aug. 31, 1935
[P] Frances/?? of S. C. Leavitt/Died Oct. 26, 1886ged 76 Years

LEAVITT:
See REDFIELD

LEE:
[P] Annie/wife of C. Lea/Dau of H. & M., Stohman/Died June 9, 1878/
	Aged 35 Ys 1 Mo 3Ds

LOUNSBURY:
[P] Jacob K Lounsbury/Died Nov. 2, 1863ged 13 Years 27 Days

MCLEAN:
See PRICE

MEYER:
[P] Louisa/Dau of A.? Meyer/Died ? 29, 1878/rest unreadable

MONTAGUE:
[P] Edward Hooker/Son of Rev. E.J. & F. H. Montague/Died Jan. 6, 1861/
	Aged 13 Years & 28 Days

NEFF:
[P] Clarissa/wife of C.M. Neff/died Apr 9, 1889ged 63 Years 8 mos & 3 Days

NELSON:
[P] Nels Nelson/born in Norwaypr. 13, 1806/Died April 8, 1871
[P] John F. Nelsonpr. 18, 1819/Jan 30, 1875/OSSW;
[P] Electa N. Jameson/wife of John Nelson/Jan. 17, 1821pr. 9, 18?3

NICHOLS:
[P] Clarence Nichols/1820-1915
[P] Wanton Nichols/Died Mar 13, 1881ged 74 ys 3 Ms 14 Ds

NICKLES:
[P] Ada H.T. Nickles/Born March 6th 1841/Died Jan. 16th 1865/OSSW:
[P] Lieut. Robert J. Nickles/Born Dec. 14th 1839/Died Sept. 11th 1863

NIXON:
[P] William H./Son of Wm. & E.A. Nixon/Died OCt. 9, 1878ged 20 Ys 6 Ms

NORCOTT:
See HINKLEY

NOTBOHM:
[P] H. Notbohm/Died Sept 25, 1882e 81 years
[P] Hannah Notbohm/Nov. 30, 1834/June 13, 1918

OLLERENSHAW:
[P] William Ollerenshaw/1819-1892

PARKS:
[P] Rufus Parks/Son of William Parks and Rebecca Gorham/born at 
	Westfield Mass/May 24, 1798/Died at Summit Wisconsin/
	Sept 14, 1876/OSSW:
[P] Harriet Eliza Fairservice/Wife of Rufus Parks/Born at Annsville
	New York/Dec. 22, 1815/Died at Haddonfield New Jersey/
	Sept 13, 1917

PARKS:
See LEAVITT

POOL: 
See PRICE

PRESCOTT:
See PRICE 

PRICE:
Alberta Johnson	Price/b. 1905/d. 1956/wife of Frederick Jr
Frances Louise Price/b. 1898/d. 1960/daughter of Frederick
Frederick Prescott Price/b. 1872/d. 1963/Masons Symbol/husband of Kate Pool
Frederick Prescott Price Jr/b. 1903/d. 1976/Masons Symbol/husband of 
          Alberta Johsnon, Helen McLean
Helen McLean Price/b. 1902/d. 1983/wife of Frederick Jr
Kate Pool Price/b. 1873/d. 1947/wife of Frederick

REDFIELD:
[P] Eliza Leavitt Redfield/1850-1905/OSSW:
[P] Samuel rest unreadable
[P] Judd E. Redfield/Pennsylvania/? U.S. Navy December ?, 1929

RENDALL:
[P] Georgie's In Heaven/Son of ?A.A. Rendall/Died Dec. 26, 1860/
	Ae 3 y'rs 3 mo's & 25 days

RIPSOM:
[P] Kate Price Ripsom/b. 1910/d. 1995/daughter of Frederick Price (see PRICE)
[P] Ralph Warren Ripsom/b. 1908/d/ 1978/husband of Kate Price

ROBERTSON:
Josephine Pool Roberston/b. 1866/d. 1941/sister of Kate Pool Price/
          wife of William Robertson (see Price above)
William J Robertson/b. 1866/d. 1948/husband of Josephine Pool

ROBINSON:
[P] William Robinson/Born at Hartwick N.J./May 21, 1826/Died
	July 19, 1884

ROEMER:
[P] Son of C & S Roemer/Died Nov. 23, 189? Aged ? yrs 3 Mo 3D's

SEARING:
[P] Robert/1830-1903/OSSW:
[P] Elnora/His Wife 1840-1923

SHELHORN:
[P] Casper Shelhorn/Born Apr. 22, 18??/Died unreadable

SMITH:
[P] Rosanna/Wife of Rueben Smith/Died Dec. 28, 1868ged ?8 ys 10 Ms 7D's/OSSW:
[P] Rueben Smith/Died June 5, 1861ged 75 Ys 5Ms 5Ds

SOUTHCOTT:
[P] Frederick J./1865-1955/OSSW:
[P] Ellen B./1863-1953

SPENCER:
[P] Elijah Spencer/Died April 23, 1851

STOCKS:
[P] James Stocks/1834-1910

STOHMAN:
[P] Henry Stohman/Died Feb. 17, 1886ged 73 Ys 2 Mo
[P] Mary/wife of Henry Stohman/Died Jan. 1, 1870ged 64 Ys 2Ms 18Ds

TAFT:
[P] Sarah M./Wife of D.W. Taft/Died Jan. 10, 1851ged 27 years
	10 M's & 5d's native of Madison Co. NY

TAFT:
See EDGERTON

TOWNSEND: 
See HINKLEY

TURVILLE:
[P] John C. Son of J & E Turville/Died Sept 11, 1868ged 5 Ms

VAN BRUNT:
[P] Charles D. Van Brunt/1855-1915

VAN BUSKIRK:
[P] Father/Charles A. Van Buskirk/1854-1930

VINCENT:
[P] Vincent Vincent/Born April 14, 1820/Died Sept 18, 1887/OSSW:
[P] Mary Ann Vincent/Born May 14, 1826/Died Nov. 8, 1898

WARD:
See BRAKEFIELD

WEBSTER:
[P] Asel Webster/Died Aug 211, 1859e 53 Yrs 11 Mos & 21 Days

WHITE:
[P] Julian H. White/Died Sept 5, 1861e 38 Ys 1 Mo & 26 Days

WHITE:
See COLEMAN

WILCOX:
[P] Richard/Son of F. A & ?. E. Wilcox/Died Jan. 11, 1860ge unreadable

WILKENING:
[P] Catherina Wilkening/Died Apr. 13, 1899e 77y's 14 Ds
[P] Frederick Wilkening/Died March 31, 1878e 76 Yrs 10 Mos 16 Ds

WILLIAMS:
[P] Lieut Jam E. Williams/Co. A. 4th Wis Cav Killed in Action at 
	Baton Rouge, LA/???? 8, 1864ged 31 Years 1 Ms & 8 Dys
	(James Epsy/enlisted as Private/promoted to First Lieutenant)

WOLF:
[P] Minnie Buth Wolf/Nov. 27, 1840/Sept 25, 1924

WOOLLEY:
[P] Georgie/Died Nov unreadableged 4 Weeks/OSSW:
[P] Willie/Died Sep 21, 1874ged 8 Months/OSSW:
       Children of Wm & E? Wooley

WORTHINGTON:
See HENNEGEN


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