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Vernon Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery

Also known as the Vernon Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church
Vernon Township
Waukesha County Wisconsin Genealogy

Location

History

The first meeting of this church was held at the home of Andreas Olson, December 27, 1887. It was known as the Vernon Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church until April 1953.

This is an active cemetery, established on Feb. 16, 1889 when Andreas Olson donated one quarter acre to be used for the cemetery.

During a church meeting January 25, 1892, it was decided church members were allotted one lot of one square rod, all others would pay $4.

Records

The extent of the cemetery records is not known. There is a chart of the cemetery plots. The records are not available for public researcher, however the association will assist you in finding information. They is usually no charge for requests. Mail requests are usually answered if they do not involve extensive research.

Contact:
Vernon Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery Association
R.R. 2 Box 240 Mukwonago, WI 53149

There are transcriptions 1892-1980 copied Summer of 1983 at the Waukesha Museum.

Transcriptions

The following are From Vernon Evangelical Lutheran Church Records found on Microfilm at the UW-Milwaukee Golda Meier Library Drawer 9; Reel 8 Item 5 Transcribed by: EMR and RM


ALSON (could be Olson):
Alvin Bernhard/b. July 8, 1911/d. May 25, 1940/bur: May 29, 1940/
	cause: Auto accident
Louis/b. Nov. 8, 1876/d. February 9, 1937/bur: February 12, 1937
				
ANDERSON:
John/b. Feb 21, 1854/d. December 29, 1920
Mrs. Mary/b.Nov. 18, 1843 /d. October 3, 1930/bur: October 6, 1930				
Mrs. Millie Johnson/b. Sept. 3, 1865/d. December 23, 1943/
	bur: December 26, 1943
Sebner (Sam)/b. Feb. 4, 1897/d. March 7, 1964/bur: March 9, 
	1964/cause: coronary burial in church cemetery
Sonia/b. 1854/d. April 9, 2024/bur: April 12, 1924

ATSON: (could be Olson with l crossed)
Andrew/b. Nov. 6, 1837/bur: August 8, 1918/cause: Old Age

BURSON:
Elmer/b. Mar. 6, 1896/d. January 14, 1948/bur: January 17, 1948
Ingeborg Alson/b. Aug. 15, 1857/d. September 12, 1947/bur: September 15, 1947
Peter/b. 1859/d. June 3, 1947/bur: June 6, 1947

CHAPMAN:
Mrs. Ellen/b. Apr. 3, 1895/d. February 16, 1922/bur: February 18, 1922

CHRISTENSEN:
Mrs. Isabel/b. Sept 4, 1829/d. Dec 8,1925/bur: December 11, 1925/
	Mourners: five sons and one daughter Mrs. George Wallengien?

CHRISTENSON:
Hans/b. July, 27, 1860/d. November 30, 1939/bur: December 2, 1939
Matthew/b. July 4, 1872/d. March 6, 1939/bur: March 8, 1939
Ole/b. Jan. 29, 1863/d. April 1, 1935/bur: April 4, 1935/cause: 
	cancer/Mourners: 1 son, 2 daughters
Otto/b. Sept. 10, 1876/d. March 15, 1942/bur: March 17, 1942/
	born in Lit le hammer Norway/Mourners: Wife and Children
Peter/b. March 1868/d. February 19, 1937/bur: February 20, 1937

JOHNSON:
Mrs. Bertha/b. 89 yrs/d. March 22, 1961/bur: March 25, 1961/
	Mourners: Mother of Mrs. Frank Zirball, Mrs Alice Johnson
Mrs. Gilda/b. 71 years/d. November 27, 1962/bur: November 29, 1962/
	Mourners: son: Leroy Johnson Daughter Mrs. Warren Moyle
Mrs. Johanna/b. 1864/d. May 3, 1928/bur: May 5, 1928/Mourners: 
	son, 2 daughters, sister, 3 ?and children
no other data between 1948 and 1951/b. 
Syvest/b. Nov 18, 1849/d. February 26, 1922/bur: February 28, 1922

KELLER:
Louis A./b. 57 years/d. May 31, 1961/bur: June 3, 1961/
	Mourners: Wife: Mrs. Edna Keller

KNOLL:
Mrs. Bertha/b. 1865/d. March 21, 1948/bur: March 24, 1948

KNUTH:
Harry Alvin/b. 1-May-04/d. October 10, 2022/bur: October 12, 1922/
	cause: Paralysis of Nerve/Mourners: Parents & Family

LARSON:
John/b. about 1864/d. January 18, 1933/bur: January 20, 1933/
	Mourners: distant relatives

MADISON:
Child of Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth/b. /d. April 26, 1905

NEUDORFF:
Harry/b. February 22, 1905/d. January 29, 1964/cause: 
	Complications after surgery/funeral by Milwaukee Minister

OLSON:
Astor Sinbad Edmund/b. 29-Sep-14/d. October 2, 2026/bur: 
	October 7, 1926/cause: Auto accident/
	Mourners: Louis Olson and family
Caroline/b. June 25, 1882/d. October 7, 1957/bur: October 10, 1957
Mr. Ole. C. /b. Feb. 1, 1874/d. February 27, 1956/bur: March 1, 1956
Mrs. Ingeborg/b. Aug. 15, 1844/d. June 9, 1930/bur: 
	June 12, 1930/cause: Heart Trouble/Mourners: 2 sons
Mrs. Sophie/b. 79 years/d. December 24, 1962/bur: December 31, 1962/
	died in Santa Monica California/Mourners: son Earl Olson, 
	daughter Mrs. Sherry Wolff
Olaf/b. June 18, 1873/d. February 18, 1957/bur: February 21, 1957
Simon/b. 1828/d. January 10, 2024/bur: January 13, 1924/Lived in 
	Chicago with daughter?

PAGEL:
Louis Albert/b. 53 years/d. January 11, 1962/bur: January 15, 1962/
	Mourners: Wife: mrs Mabel Pagel

SCHMEAR:
Wilbur George/b. /d. October 9, 1918/bur: October 12, 1918/
	cause: Influenza

SORNSON:
Mrs. Marie/b. Jan 18, 1869/d. December 12, 1927/bur: 
	December 15, 1927/Mourners: Husband and 8 children

STARK:
Mrs. Julia/b. 73 years/d. June 22, 1961/bur: June 26, 1961/
	Mourners: Husband Edwin Stark

SWAN:
Mrs. Merl (Minnie)/b. no other data/Mourners: Husband: Merl Swan

TESCHNER:
Mrs. Anna/b. 71 years/d. July 10, 1961/bur: July 13, 1961/
	Mourners: Daughter Mrs. Oscar Vohwinkle

TUCHALSKI:
Andrew J./b. 88 yrs/d. February 15, 1961/bur: February 18, 1961/
	Mourners: lived with Mr. & Mrs. Roy Danickson

WARSHAW:
John Frederick, Jr./b. Dec 1, 1842/d. November 1, 1933/bur: 
	November 4, 1933buried at Waukesha/Mourners: children
Ronald Edwin/b. 12-Jul-21/d. March 16, 1927/bur: March 19, 1927/
	cause: Lockjaw/Mourners: Parents & 1 brother, 2 sisters

WESSER:
Mrs Elizabeth/b. Aug. 25, 1888/d. January 20, 1957/bur: January 23, 1957

WESSNER:
George/b. Dec. 25, 1876/d. January 27, 1929/bur: January 29, 1929/
	cause: Brights Disease/Mourners: wife and 3 children

WHITMORE:
Mrs. Viola Platner/b. Dec. 15, 1856/d. March 8, 1937/bur: 
	March 10, 1937/buried at Mukwonago/Mourners: not a member

WOLFF:
Mrs. Fred (Marie)/b. 59 years/d. May 18, 1962/bur: May 21, 1962/
	Mourners: Husband Fred Wolff

UNKNOWN:
no name burial date only/b. /bur: December 31, 1951


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