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BUTLER CO. CEMETERIES

Links to several cemeteries online & references.
$$ links to sources for cemetery books are below.
Corrections are welcome.

Roses

  • Abie Cem. (.5 m. N of Abie, Sec. 22, Linwood Twp.)
  • Appleton Cem. (see Assumption of BVM)
  • Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary (Appleton; 2 m. N, 4.5 m. E of David City, Sec. 12, Franklin Twp.;
    three locations for this cem. depending on year)
  • Bell's Family Cem.
  • Bellwood Cem.  Web Archive version (.5 m. W of Bellwood, Sec. 24, Alexis Twp.) $$ Lookups
  • Bethesda Cem. (old Bethesda Baptist Church) (see Blue Valley Cem.)
  • Blahak Family Cem. (5 m. W of Bellwood, see St. Joseph's Catholic Cem. of Bellwood)
  • Blessed Virgin Mary Assumption Cem. (1 m. W of Dwight, Sec. 25, Plum Creek Twp.)
  • Blue Valley Cem. (1 m. S of Surprise, Sec. 15, Read Twp.) $$
    Tombstone photo gallery by Ron & Ann Miller White (offsite)
  • Brown Cem. (see Urban Cem.)
  • Cesko Narodni Hrbitov (Bohemian National Cem.)
  • Bohemian National Cem. (E of Abie, Sec. 23, Linwood Twp.) partial list
  • Bohemian National Cem. of Nimburg (2 m. N of Abie, Sec. ?, Linwood Twp.)
  • Bohemian National Cem. (.75 m. E of Brainard, Sec. 17, Oak Creek Twp.)
  • Bohemian National Cem. (1 m. NE of Bruno, Sec. 2, Skull Creek Twp.)
  • Brainard Cem. (.5 m. S, 1 m. E of Brainard, Sec. 17, Oak Creek Twp.)
  • see also abandoned cemetery NE of Brainard below.
  • Brooks Cem. (Sec. 29, Oak Creek Twp.)
  • Brown Cem. (see Urban Cem)
  • Bruno Cem. (Sec. 17, Skull Creek Twp.)
  • Butler Center Cem. (Sec. 32, Franklin Twp.)
  • Center Cem. (Sec. 16, Center Twp.)
  • Circle Mound Cem. (.5 m. N of Rising City, Sec. 10, Reading Twp.) [some photos]
  • Crocker Cem. (Sec. 10, Franklin Twp.)
  • David City Cemetery burial database | Secondary page (1 m. S, .5 m. W of David City, Sec. 36, Franklin Twp.)
  • Dawson Cem. (see Linwood Cem.)
  • Dunlap Cem. (see Union Cem.)
  • Edholm Valley Cem. (4 m. N of Octavia, Sec. 36, Bone Creek Twp.) partial list
  • Fairview Cem. (1 m. N, .5 m. W of Rising City, Sec. 4, Reading Twp.) [two burial lists]
  • Faith Evangelical Lutheran Cem. (3 m. SW of Garrison, Sec. 27, Union Twp.)
  • Fricke-Guenther Family Cem. (1.5 m. S of Bruno, Sec. 22, Skull Creek Twp.)
  • Garrison City Cem. (.3 m. S of Garrison, Sec. 23, Union Twp.)
  • German Evangelical Lutheran Cem. (see Guenther-Fricke Family Cem.)
  • Grim Cem. (1 m. E, 1.5 m. N of Ulysses, Sec. 11, Ulysses Twp.)
  • Guenther-Fricke Family Cem. (see Fricke-Guenther Cem.)
  • Holy Trinity Catholic Cem. (.5 m. S, .5 m. E of Brainard, Sec. 17, Oak Creek Twp.)
  • Immanuel German Lutheran Cem. (4 m. E, 1 m. S of Rising City, Sec. 20, Union Twp.)
  • Indian (Pawnee) Hill Cem. (1 m. S of Linwood, Sec. 36, Platte Twp.)(desecrated site)
  • IOOF Cem. (see Brainard Cem)
  • Knauber/Karpisek Cem. (0.7 m. W, 1.5 m. N of Ulysses, SE Sec. 9, Ulysses Twp.)
  • Linwood Cem. (1 m. W of Linwood, Sec. 27, Platte Twp.)
  • Linwood Hill Public Cem. (1 m. SE of Linwood, Sec. 1, Linwood Twp.)
  • Loma Cem. (Sec. 35, Oak Creek Twp.)
  • McWilliams family  (see Knauber/Karpisek Cem.)
  • ?McDonald Cem ? (SH 64 & Road D,  1.9 m. S, SE Sec. 33, Alexis Twp.)
  • Marietta Cem. (see St. M & P Catholic Cem.)
  • Millerton Lutheran Cem. (see Immanuel G. L. Cem)
  • Montgomery family  (see Knauber/Karpisek Cem.)
  • Nimburg Cem. (N of Abie, Sec. 11, Linwood Twp.)
  • Pioneer Cem. (see Urban Cem.)
  • Pleasant Hill Cem. (4 m. E of Rising City, Sec. 9, Union Twp.)
    Tombstone photo gallery by Ron & Ann Miller White (offsite)
  • Pleasant View Cem. NSGS version (3.5 m. W  & 1.75 m. S of Bellwood, Alexis Twp.) $$
  • Reed Cem. (Sec. ??, ?? Twp.) [a book may exist?]
  • Rising Sun Cem. (2.5 m. S of Rising City, NW Sec. 26, Reading Twp.)
    Tombstone photo gallery by Ron & Ann Miller White (offsite)
  • St. Anthony Catholic Cem. (1.5 m. SW of Bruno, Sec. 17, Skull Creek Twp.)
  • St. Francis Catholic Cem. (5 m. SE of David City, Sec. 11, Center Twp.)
  • St. John's Ev. Lutheran. Cem. (3 m. NW of Surprise, Sec. 32, Reading Twp.) $$
  • St. Joseph Cem (old, new) (1 m. N, 4.5 m. W of Bellwood, Sec. 20, Alexis Twp.
  • St. Joseph's Catholic Cem. (5 m. W of Bellwood, Sec. 18, Alexis Twp.)
  • St. Joseph's Catholic Cem. (8 m. NW of Bellwood, Sec. 7, Alexis Twp.) $$
  • St. Luke's Cem. (1 m. N of Loma, Sec. 35, Oak Creek Twp.)
  • St. Mary's Catholic Cem. (Appleton) (see Assumption BVM Cem.)
  • St. Mary's Catholic Cem. (Dwight) (see Blessed Virgin Mary Assumption Cem.)
  • St. Mary's Catholic Cem. (2.5 m. SW of Ulysses, Sec. 32, Ulysses Twp.)
  • St. Mary's Catholic Cem. (.5 m. SE of David City, Sec. 29, Franklin Twp.) 1879
  • St. Mary's Catholic Cem. (1 m. SE of Linwood, Sec. 1, Linwood Twp.)
  • St. Mary's & St. Peter's Catholic Cem. (3 m. E of Bellwood, Sec. 26, Savannah Twp.)
  • St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran. Cem. (2 m. NE of Surprise, Sec. 2, Read Twp.)
  • St. Peter & Paul Catholic Cem. (.5 m. N of Abie, Sec. 22, Linwood Twp.)
  • St. Peter's & Paul's Presentation Catholic Cem. (Sec. 32, Reading Twp.) $$
  • Sarah Swartz Cem. (Sec. 2, Center Twp.)
  • Simpkins Cem. (see Knauber/Karpisek Cem.)
  • Surprise burials (a few)
  • Thomas Ware Cem. (see Ware Cem.)
  • Thompson family  (see Knauber/Karpisek Cem.)
  • Ulysses Cem. (Ulysses, Sec. 28, Ulysses Twp.)
  • Ulysses Twp. Cem. (2 m. SW of Ulysses, Sec. 29, Ulysses Twp.)
  • Union Cem. (1 m. W of Dwight, Sec. 24, Plum Creek Twp.)
  • Urban Cem. (4 m. SE of Brainard, Sec. 23, Oak Creek Twp.)
  • Ware Cem. (5 m. NW of Dwight, Sec. 10, Plum Creek Twp.)
  • Whorley Cem. (see Knauber/Karpisek Cem.)
  • Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cem. (see Faith Evangelical Lutheran Cem.)

Ref: Anna Hayhurst McElravy, "Butler County Cemeteries" and "Butler County Nebraska 1952 map" both from Steve Warren (ed.). Butler County Nebraska, David City: Butler Co. Historical Society. 1982.

Notes:  "St. Mary's cemetery was created on 21 Oct 1879 by Magnus LITTY and Anna LITTY, his wife, of Richardson County to establish the first Catholic graveyard for the David City, Butler County, community." Ref: Ancestree Vol 1, No 3.


ABANDONED SITES

  • David City Cem. (Sec. 29, Franklin Twp.)
  • Good Hope Cem. (NW corner Sec. 31, Richardson Twp., 1.5 m. S of Dwight)
  • McNally Cem. (Sec. 32, Savannah Twp.)
  • Savannah Cem. (Sec. 12, Savannah Twp., near middle of Section 12)
  • Jensen Abandonded Cem. In Saunders Co. 0.6 m. N, 440 feet E Valparaiso (Sec 25, Oak Creek Twp Saunders Co.)
  • Abandonded Cem. In Saunders Co. 2.5 m. N, 6 m. E Brainard (Sec 6, Newman Twp Saunders Co.)

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Other References

Title List of lot holders from St. Mary's Cemetery Association
Authors St. Mary's Cemetery Association (David City, Nebraska) (Added Author)
Notes Typescript (mimeograph).

Subjects
Nebraska, Butler, David City - Cemeteries
Nebraska, Butler, David City - Church records

Copies
Call Number - Location 978.2 A1 no. 42  -  FHL US/CAN Book

Format Books/Monographs (With Film)
Language English
Physical 15 p.
Subject Class 978.2 A1

Film Notes
Note - Location [Film]
Also on microfilm. Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978. on 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 1036576 Item 2 ]
Another filming. Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1978. on 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. -  FHL US/CAN Film [ 1036383 Item 10 ]

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Temporary entries:

ANDERLY, Louise D, 87: b Jan 17, 1915, David City; d of Nicholas Hein-Frances Koutney; m Emil Anderly, July 22, 1941; s Budd, Donald, Denny; d Tudi Connell, Rosemary Greenlee, Maxine Greenwald; died July 14, [2002] David City; burial St Mary's Cemetery, David City [NE]

BIRKEL, Thomas L, 77: b Feb 24, 1925, David City; s of Leo A Birkel-Elsie Brochtrup; m Betty M Martin, Oct 23, 1948; s Leo, Donnie, Martin, Robert, Steven; d Patricia Brown, Sandra Litchfield, Deborah Litchfield, Virginia; died June 27, [2002] David City; burial St Mary's Catholic Cemetery, David City [NE]

COUFAL, Darlene D, 75: b Sept 22, 1926, Valparaiso; d of Frank Zetocka-Lillian Kubik; m John c Coufal, Aug 25, 1948; s John M Jr, David; d Janeane Glenn; died Mar 17, [2002] David City; burial St Mary's Cemetery, David City [NE]

DOLEZAL, Jae Deane (Jeannie), 70: b Aug 29, 1931, Cushing; d of Jay Nuernberger-Julia Marshall; m Richard Seggerman, 1960; m Laddie J Dolezal, Dec 6, 1980; s Donald Bjornstad, Gerry Bjornstad; d Joyce Callahan, Julia Becker, Kimberly Murray, Lynne Deering, Shawn Rosenkranz; died Mar 11, [2002] Columbus; burial St Mary's Cemetery, David City [NE]

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