Fillmore County Minnesota
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The Newburg Methodist Church had its beginning in 1859 when the Rev. H. H. Holland came to Newburg and held meetings in Hans Valder’s barn. The congregation was officially organized on May 20, 1860, with 22 charter members and the Rev. Holland as pastor. That same year a church was built, which served until 1922 when the present building was constructed. The altar painting is by C.H Havre.
The Newburg church belonged to the Norwegian Danish conference of the Methodist church until 1943 when it was merged with all the Methodist churches. The exterior was changed in 1954 when a new entrance was added.
Click on this link for a complete list of burials in Newburg Cemetery. This is a pdf file and it is alphabetical by last name. You must have Adobe Reader to view this file.
Click on the link below to view photos of the grave stones. The photos in this slide show are alphabetical by first name because that is the way the individual pictures were named. You can scroll through quickly to find the person you are looking for. Make sure the "show caption" button is clicked so you can see the name of the picture. Newburg Cemetery photos.
Many thanks to LeRoy and Jean Iverson for photographing and transcribing this cemetery.