Platte Co., NE - Cemeteries NEGenWeb Project
PLATTE COUNTY, NEBRASKA CEMETERIES


Members of the Platte Valley Kinseekers have walked all the cemeteries in Platte County and have compiled their information into three books (Columbus, Rural, and St. Stanislaus in Duncan), plus an addendum which are for sale. If you would be interested in purchasing any of these books, please see the Nebraska State Genealogical Society's Sales Catalog for details.

Also, be sure to check Find A Grave which has a number of Platte County burials listed.


Bethany Lutheran/Danish Lutheran Cemetery - Walker Twp.
Photos of selected headstones.

Burrows Cemetery - Burrows Twp. (5 miles west and 4 miles north of Platte Center or west and 1 mile south of Tarnov)

Calvary/St. John's Calvary Cemetery - Bismark Twp. (10 miles northeast of Columbus)

See USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project for Platte County, Nebraska (offsite)
Christ Lutheran Cemetery - Bismark Twp. (8 miles north and 4 1/2 miles east of Columbus)
See Nebraska Photo Album - 211 images provided by Ted and Carole Miller (offsite)
See USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project for Platte County, Nebraska (offsite)
Columbus Cemetery - Columbus (east of 12th Avenue at 11th Street)- Photos generously provided by Shirley Martys
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Emily Gisin and John Gisin
Henry and Elizabeth Klug
John Egger (Buried in Potter's Field)
Mueller Monument; Paulina Mueller and Samuel Mueller
Also see: Nebraska Photo Album - provided by Ted and Carole Miller

Creston Pioneer Cemetery - Creston Twp.

Photos - generously provided by Shirley Martys
Nebraska Photo Album - provided by Ted and Carole Miller

Fairview Cemetery - Creston (northeast edge)

See USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project for Platte County, Nebraska (offsite)
Also see: Nebraska Photo Album - provided by Ted and Carole Miller
Photos of selected headstones.

First Welsh Calvanistic Methodist Cemetery a/k/a Welsh Cemetery or Postville Cemetery - Joliet Twp. (6 miles west and 1 mile south of Tarnov)

Burials transcribed and submitted by Debra Jahn [djjahn@comcast.net]. Thank you, Deb!
Friends (Quaker) Cemetery - Oconee Twp.
Photos of selected headstones.
Also see: Nebraska Photo Album - provided by Ted and Carole Miller

German Lutheran/Martens Cemetery - Lost Creek Twp. (4 miles west of Platte Center and 1 mile north and 1/2 west)

Photos - generously provided by Shirley Martys
Granville/Sjuts Family Cemetery - Granville Twp. (1 mile south and 1 mile east of Cornlea)
Photos - generously provided by Shirley Martys

Greenwood Cemetery - Lost Creek Twp.

Photos - generously provided by Shirley Martys
Gruetli Cemetery - Loup Twp. (3 miles south and 2 miles east of Monroe)
Photos of selected headstones.
Also see: Nebraska Photo Album - provided by Ted and Carole Miller

Holy Family Catholic Cemetery - Lindsay

Photos - Photos of selected headstones submitted by Rose Martin

Hope/Newman Grove City Cemetery - Walker Twp. (1/2 mile south of Newman Grove)

Humphrey City Cemetery - Granville Twp.

Jackson Cemetery - Duncan (east edge, north of Highway 30)

Photos of selected headstones.

Looking Glass Cemetery - Walker Twp. (6 miles south and 1 mile east of Newman Grove)

Burials - Nebraska Ancestree Fall 1987 Issue Vol.10 No.2 pg.48 - 51; Submitted by Carole Blaser, Columbus, Platte County, NE and transcribed by Kathie Harrison on December 1, 2000
Moriah Cemetery - Burrows Twp. (3 miles west and 1 north of Tarnov on southwest corner of intersection)

New Hope Cemetery a/k/a O'Kay Cemetery - Monroe Twp. (4 miles north and 2 1/2 miles west of Monroe)

Nebraska Photo Album - provided by Ted and Carole Miller

Palestine Baptist Cemetery - Monroe Twp. (5 miles west of Monroe, 8 1/2 miles north and 1/2 mile west or 7 miles south of Lindsay and 1/2 mile west)

Platte Center Baptist Cemetery - Shell Creek Twp. (3/4 mile east and 1 mile south of Platte Center)

Potters Fields - located in Columbus Cemetery

Chronological List of Burials - includes many people who were buried without markers.
Roselawn Cemetery - Columbus (23rd Street and 1st Avenue)
Samuel and Lena Mueller
Also see: Nebraska Photo Album - provided by Ted and Carole Miller

Rosenburg/St. Ansgar Cemetery - Walker Twp. (4 miles south, 3 miles west and 1/2 mile south of Lindsay)

Photo pages: A-H - J-Z - photos submitted by Rose Martin
Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery - Granville Twp. (Cornlea)

Salem Lutheran Cemetery - Walker Twp. (6 miles west and 2 miles south of Lindsay)

St. Anthony's Catholic Cemetery - Burrows Twp. (1 mile west and 1 1/2 miles south of Tarnov or 1 1/2 miles west and 3 1/2 miles north of Platte Center)

St. Bernard Cemetery - St. Bernard Twp.

St. Bonaventure Catholic Cemetery - Columbus (east of 12th Avenue and 14th Street)

Photos of selected headstones -- special thanks to Barry Horner.
Photos of many headstones --- special thanks to Marge Galus Sandlier. (offsite)
Also see: Nebraska Photo Album - provided by Ted and Carole Miller

St. Francis Catholic Cemetery - Humphrey

Photos of many headstones --- special thanks to Marge Galus Sandlier. (offsite)

St. John's Lutheran Cemetery a/k/a Oldenbusch Cemetery - Grand Prairie Twp. (14 miles north of Columbus)

Photos of selected headstones

St. John's Catholic Cemetery - Joliet Twp. (6 miles west of Tarnov, 1 mile north and 1/2 mile east--then up the hill to the north again)

St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery - Shell Creek Twp. (1 mile east, 3 miles south, 1 mile east and 1/2 mile north of Platte Center) (was previously known as St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery)

See USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project for Platte County, Nebraska (offsite)
St. Mary's of Angels Catholic Cemetery - Grand Prairie Twp. (2 miles south, 1 1/4 mile east and 1 mile south of Humphrey)
Photos of many headstones --- special thanks to Marge Galus Sandlier. (offsite)

St. Michael's Catholic Cemetery - Burrows Twp. (Tarnov)

Photos of many headstones --- special thanks to Marge Galus Sandlier. (offsite)
More Photos of headstones --- special thanks to Marge Galus Sandlier. (offsite)
More Photos - selected headstones

St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery - Shell Creek Twp. (1 mile east, 3 miles south, 1 mile east and 1/2 mile north of Platte Center) (now known as St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery)

St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery - Sherman Twp. (13 miles north of Columbus and 3 1/2 miles east)

See USGenWeb Tombstone Transcription Project for Platte County, Nebraska (offsite)
St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, Monroe - Monroe Twp. (5 miles north and 3 1/2 miles west of Monroe)

St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery, St. Bernard - St. Bernard Twp. (3 miles north and 2 1/2 miles east of Lindsay)

St. Stanislaus Catholic Cemetery - Butler Twp. (Duncan)

Photos of many headstones --- special thanks to Marge Galus Sandlier. (offsite)
Shell Creek Baptist Cemetery - Shell Creek Twp. (9 miles north of Columbus)
Johanna Torbeek

Streeter Cemetery - Grand Prairie Twp. (4 miles north of Platte Center on Highway 81 and 4 miles east)

Tracy Valley Cemetery - Humphrey Twp. (1 mile east and 1 1/2 miles north of Club 81 near Humphrey)

West Hill Cemetery - Woodville Twp. (5 miles west, 5 1/2 miles north and 1 mile west of Monroe)

Zion Lutheran Cemetery - Grand Prairie Twp. (4 miles east and 1 mile south of Tarnov)


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