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Columbia County Cemeteries

ARLINGTON


Arlington Cemetery aka Caldwell United Presbyterian. Est. 1850. St. Hwy 60 to County Q, south on Q about 1 mile, cemetery is on the east side of the road. Tombstone transcription by Pat Asmussen and Joan Woodward 2001. Contributed by Anna Mae Axness

Arlington Prairie Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery. Cemetery is at intersection of Smokey Hollow Road & Bissell, South of Highway 60. Tombstone transcription by Joan Woodward & Pat Asmussen July 2002. Contributed to this site by by Anna Mae Axness

Arlington Evangelical United Brethren Cemetery. EST 1867. South of Highway 60 on WIBU Rd for 1 mile, East on Kampen Rd, Cemetery is 1/2 mile on South side of Kampen Rd. Tombstone transcription by Joan Woodward 2001, updates by Anna Mae Axness

CALEDONIA


American Indian burials (unnamed cemetery) - Township 12, Range 8, Section 8

State Road 78 West of Interstate 90/94 to Shanks road, south on Shanks to Krejchik Road.

German Methodist Evangelical Cemetery - Take State Road 33 to County Road W, take W to Wall, go west on Wall to Owen Park Road. Cemetery is at intersection of Wall & Owen Park Rd. Section 30, T12N, R8E

Indian Farm Cemetery (Small) a/k/a Zastrow Cemetery - State Road 78 west of Interstae 90/94 to Indian Farm Road. South on Indian Farm Road. Cemeteries are on east and west sides of roadway.

Indian Farm Cemetery (Large) - State Road 78 west of Interstate 90/94 to Indian Farm Road. South on Indian Farm Road.

Jerrison Cemetery - St. Rd 78 to Old Hwy U, south on Old U, cemetery is on west side of road--.2 mile north of Shanks Rd.

McLeish Family burial - Section 4 in Township 11 North, Range 8 East - Take State Hiway 78 south of Portage. The Marvin McLeish farm is on the West side of Highway 78.

Rubin/Guenther Cemetery - Take County Road U to area between Interstate 90/94 and Ziehmke Road. Cemetery on south side of road. On Robert Grotzke farm, County Rd. U.

Saint Camillus Novitiate Cemetery a/k/a Durwards Glen Cemetery - State Road 78 west of Interstate 90/94 to Durwards Glen, north on Durwards Glen to McLeisch, cemetery on west side.

Saint Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery - (picture) On Owen Park Road, follow directions to German Methodist (above) but continue on Owen Park to where it meets County Road W again. Cemetery is at intersection.

Shanks Cemetery - Take State Road 78 west of Interstate 90/94 to Shanks Road, go south on Shanks, cemetery is on west side of road.

Unnamed cemetery - in Township 10, Range 12, Section 6

Unnamed cemetery - In Township 12, Range 8, Section 7

Unnamed cemetery - In Township 12, Range 9, Section 19

Welsh Calvinistic Methodist Cemetery (Pioneer) - Intersection of State Road 33 and County Road W

COLUMBUS

Hillside Cemetery - Lewis St. on the north side of the city of Columbus

Saint Jerome's Catholic Cemetery - Next to Hillside Cemetery

COURTLAND / CAMBRIA

Courtland Township (Lost Lake)Annunciation Cemetery

Cambria Cemetery - Intersection of State Road 146 and Cemetery Road just south of the Village of Cambria

Courtland Methodist Cemetery - Intersection of County Roads D & DG, just south on DG on east side of road

DEKORRA / POYNETTE

Dekorra Cemetery - West of intersection of County Roads V & B, turn left on Hemlock Road, cemetery on east side. Established 1843, organized Dec. 16, 1875. Barb Ferguson updated list 2005 from cemetery records, typed by Anna Mae Axness

Dekorra Lutheran (Norwegian) - County Road CS to V, South on V to Corning ST. Turn left at Molitor's Resort. Top of hill. By Mr/Mrs. Wm. Donald Jellings in 1980. Updated 2005 by Deb Jensen. Typed by Anna Mae Axness

Hastie Cemetery Cty Hwy J North of CS on William Bender farm in 2007. Private property, no Tresspassing. This 2000 transcription is by Joan Woodward & Margo Holzman. Additions & corrections are from James Wallace in 2007. Organized here by Anna Mae Axness. Note: This cemetery has been called the Rockwell Cemetery and the District #4 Cemetery. It was next to the District #4 school house. On all the old plat records, the cemetery is shown in Section 17. The truth is, the school house was in Sect. 17 and the Cemetery is in Section 20, just across the section line. Organized here by Anna Mae Axness

Hillside Cemetery - Veterans - U.S. Highway 51, Poynette. In City of Poynette East side of Hiway 51. Earlier transcription by Mr. & Mrs. William Donald Jellings. 2005 transcription by Joan Woodward and others. Typed here by Anna Mae Axness

Inch Cemetery - United Methodist Church and Cemetery at the Intersection of US 51 and Cty B, North of Poynette. 1974 transcription by Mr.& Mrs. Donald Jellings. Transcribed and updated 2005 by Dave Tamminga. Typed here by Anna Mae Axness. Some information is from other sources.

Rockwell/Schlicter Family Cemetery - [see Hastie Cemetery]

Saint Thomas Catholic (Klaila) Cemetery - Dekorra Township section 34E, Columbia county Wisconsin. CS toward Interstate. One marker. All graves have been removed to other places except for the Klaila family. Thanks to Joan Woodward. Contributed to this site by Anna Mae Axness

Schofield Cemetery - Two miles north of Poynette on US 51, east side of road. By Mr. & Mrs. Donald Jellings, copied here by Anna Mae Axness

DODGE COUNTY

Saint Marys Lost Lake Cemetery is at the intersection of U.S. Hwy 73 and Concord/Pete Peak Rd., about five miles south of Randolph. Mainly old graves of the Irish Catholic pioneer farmers from the area.

  • Technically in Dodge Co. Records online at Dodge County site, Surnames A-M & Surnames N- Z. (Thanks, Bob!)

Wanderer's Rest Cemetery -technically in Dodge County, but just a couple miles south on Highway 73 from Lost Lake (Section 6 Calamus Township), and including families who lived in the Fall River - Columbus - Lost Lake area, it is a small Methodist burial plot. The following families are there - Brounk, Bauch, Deglow, Dieckhoff, Elske, Firary, Fuerstenau, Hempel, Jones, Kopplin, Kruschka, Lange, Leisemann, Maleck, Parshen, Rehfeldt, Rhode, Schmidt, Seir, Weber, Woller & Zekalla (Thanks, Bob!).

FORT WINNEBAGO / PORTAGE

Bach/Henderson Cemetery - Section 7, West off Cty Rd CX onto Grotzke Rd. Cemetery is on the South side of Grotzke Rd. between CX & Hiway 51/39.

Old Fort Winnebago Cemetery - On EE just off of State Road 33, east of Portage Union Soldier Burials (as of 21 May 1887)

Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery - off of U.S. Hwy. 51 northside of Portage, turn west on Collins St. Union Soldier Burials (as of 21 May 1887)

Spicer Cemetery - Cty Hwy F to Old River Road to Spicer school, turn left to end of road.

State Rights - The final resting place of a race horse owned by Chauncey L. Roberts. Click here for the story of this interesting road side grave.

FOUNTAIN PRAIRIE / FALL RIVER

Fall River Cemetery - just north of the village of Fall River on County Road D

Fountain Prairie Cemetery - 1857. Take highway 16 west of Fall River. Turn north on Highway 146. About 1 1/2 miles North on 146, cemetery is on the East side of highway 146.

Saint Stephen's Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery - Intersection of State Road 146 and County Road Z

HAMPDEN

Hampden Cemetery - at intersections of County Roads K & DM and Bradley Road near the Hampden Town Hall

Unnamed cemetery - Township 10, Range 11, Section 8 - [note from contributor - The Hall Rd Cemetery is the Unnamed cemetery Township 10, range 11 section 8 that is listed on the website already. It is still unnamed except that it is located on Hall Rd. (i.e. Hall Rd. Cemetery). It might also be called the Bedell/Eldredge cemetery for the people buried there. It is a private family cemetery from the 1800ís]

LEEDS / KEYESER

Greenwood Cemetery - 1847. At intersection of US highway 51 and State Road 22, north of Leeds. Transcription by Joan Woodward. Edited and reformatted by Anna Mae Axness

Leeds Center Cemetery - Section 14 US highway 51 to State Road 60. Take 60 East crossing St.Rd. 22. Turn right on Kroncke Road. Cemetery is on the east side of the road. Tombstone transcription by Joan Woodward. Edited and reformatted by Anna Mae Axness

Spring Prairie Lutheran Cemetery - On County Road C just north of Keyeser and County Road DM. Tombstone transcription by Karen Gullickson 1985, Joan Woodward & Pat Asmussen 2003. Contributed to this site by by Anna Mae Axness

Spring Prairie Hauge Cemetery - Est 1848. On County Road C. and the Dane County border. Tombstone transcription from Joan Woodward. Contributed to this site by by Anna Mae Axness

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery - On County Road K between Hopkins Road and US Highway 51 on south side of road. 1981 transcription & church records and Joan Woodward transcription. Contributed to this site by by Anna Mae Axness

LEWISTON / PORTAGE

Cummings - State Road 127 to Cummings, north on Cummings to intersection of Cummings, Adney and Anacker Roads

Greenwood Cemetery Town of Lewiston, Columbia Co., Wisconsin

Hillcrest Cemetery - off of State Road 16 south on Wolfram, over the railroad tracks, cemetery on the west side

Martin Family Cemetery - W10851 State Highway 127

St. Michael's Lutheran Cemetery - west from Portage on County Road O to Church Road, turn right, cemetery one-half mile on left

St. Paul Lutheran Cemetery - on State Road 127 west of Portage

Oak Grove Cemetery - (Oak Grove addendum) on County Road O off of State Road 16 on the west side of Portage. West of Silver Lake Cemetery. Union Soldier Burials (as of 21 May 1887)

Silver Lake Cemetery (1857) - take State Road 16 to west side of Portage. Turn on County Road O. Cemetery is on south side of O. Union Soldier Burials (as of 21 May 1887)

Unnamed (Bendixon Family Cemetery) - On Cummings road about half way between St.Rd 127 and Adley Rd., on the south east side of the road. It is off the road in the trees and very hard to find. One big stone and a few broken smaller stones.

Unnamed (Grossman)

LODI

County Line Cemetery (Columbia/Dane)

The Chrislaw Family burials ó Section 16 & 17 of Lodi township. S 1/2 of the SW 1/4 of Section 17.

Mount Pleasant Cemetery - in Lodi

Saint Patrick's Catholic Cemetery - on County Road J south of County Road V, north of Wells Rd.

Pioneer/Bartholomew - T10N R8E S22, only one stone remains

Okee Cemetery - T10N R8E S8, No Stones Remain

LOWVILLE / RIO

South Lowville Cemetery - County Trk CS east of Poynette

Ohio Cemetery (1853) - turn on Rio Street off of State Road 16, right on Cemetery Street

  • Ohio Cemetery
  • Lowville Township (Rio)- Ohio Settlement Cemetery Tombstone Photos

    Rocky Run Protestant - On County Road B east of intersection with State Road 22

    MARCELLON

    Cole - Fuller Cemetery - State Road 33 east of Portage to County Road EE, northwest on EE to Monthey Road, north on Monthey to cemetery

    Comstock Cemetery - take State Road 22 north of Pardeeville to County EE, turn west of EE to Comstock Rd. Cemetery is on northwest corner of intersection.

    Henion Cemetery - Located East of Portage near the Cole/Fuller Cemetery on EE on what was the family farm.

    Marcellon Cemetery - East of Pardeeville on State Road 44

    North Marcellon Baptist Cemetery - take State Road 22 north of Pardeeville to County CM, go west of County CM to cemetery just before Monthey Rd.

    NEWPORT / WISCONSIN DELLS (KILBOURN)

    Calvary Cemetery - Wisconsin Dells/Kilbourn. Records are kept by St. Cecilia's Catholic Church.

    Newport Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery - on State Road 16 at Peterson Rd. (south side) next to the Newport Norwegian Evangelical Lutheran Church. There is a marker stating that it is the site of the Moe Settlement. (Thanks, Jill!)

    Spring Grove - Wisconsin Dells/Kilbourn. Records are kept by City of Wisconsin Dells (608) 254-2012, city building.

    OTSEGO / DOYLESTON / RIO

    Bonnet Prairie Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery - Rio, State Road 16 to County Road C, south on C to Sampson Rd., east on Sampson, cemetery is on north side of road

    Doylestown Village Cemetery - Doylestown [aka Doyle Family Cemetery]

    Otsego Cemetery

    St. John's Lutheran Cemetery - north of Doylestown on County A

    St. Joseph's Catholic Cemetery - Rio, southeast side of Rio on State Road 16, east of County C

    St. Patrick's Catholic Cemetery - Doylestown, next to church

    Vangen Family

    Unnamed Lutheran cemetery - range 11 section 12

    PACIFIC / PORTAGE

    Adamís Street Burials

    Burial at 720 West Pleasant Street, Portage Wisconsin

    Cook Street Burials

    Pacific Cemetery - near the intersection of U.S. Hwy 51 and State Road 16 south of Portage. Cemetery is on the west side of the road and north of the power plant.

    Private Burial/Cremation

    Unnamed - range 9 section 15

    Unnamed American Indian burials - range 9 section 15.

    RANDOLPH / FRIESLAND

    Blaen Y Cae (a/k/a Engedi Cemetery Mach Pelah Blaen Y Cae) - orignally founded by Welsh Calvinistic Methodist congregation. Blaen Y Cae is roughly translated as "Foremost the Field." Records available at Beaver Dam Public Library. Cemetery is off of State Road 73 on Blaencae Road, near Dodge County line in section 12.

    Krastetter/Busse/Kumby/Lake Sarah Cemetery Tombstone Photos

    Lake Sarah Cemetery - Lutheran

    Randolph Center / Friesland Cemetery - section 22

    Randolph Public Cemetery - section 36 the records for the Randolph Cemetery are at the Randolph Town Hall, the telephone number is (920) 326-4600.

    Saint Gabriel's Catholic Cemetery - section 36. Records available at Beaver Dam Public Library.

    Saint Mary Visitation Catholic Cemetery - section 8

    Unnamed - section 8

    SAUK COUNTY

    Saint John's Lutheran Cemetery - Hwy 78 & DL

    SCOTT

    Amish - Fenske Rd. North of E

    Lyons - abandoned, section 19

    North Scott - section 18

    Pleasant Hill/Inglehart - State Road 33 to Inglehart Road, north on Inglehart, next to St. Paul Evangelical Church.

    Portage Prairie Cemetery - State Road 33 to Inglehart Road, north on Inglehart, cemetery is on west side just passed Friesland Road

    Rosedale Presbyterian Cemetery - On State Road 33 next to Rosedale Presbyterian Church

    SPRINGVALE

    Unnamed Burial - NW, SW, SE of section 29

    Unnamed cemetery - section 7.

    Welsh Prairie Cemetery - 1857 - SE, NW, SW, NE of section 12. Jones Rd. off Co B

    Unnamed - section 16

    Unnamed - section 17

    Unnamed - also section 29

    Nehemiah Rogers - on Jennings Road between County SS and Old B Road about midway on the North side of the road in a small circle of oaks. It is the burial site of Nehemiah Rogers, who died there in 1853. It is marked by a fairly modern stone erected by a descendent of Nehemiah. Stone reads: Nehemiah Rogers Died Mar. 21, 1853 Great Grandfather of Wm. Jennings. (Thanks, Earl!)

    WEST POINT

    Garden Bluff Cemetery - Section 14, Cty Rd J, North side of the road.

    Garden Bluff Cemetery Tombstone Photos

    Knight Cemetery - in Sec. 34. No stones remain.

    WYOCENA / PARDEEVILLE

    County Home Cemetery (Old Cemetery) - Small plot on Crawford St. in Wyocena, other burial plots were on County Home grounds. Home/cemetery is no longer in existence. Home opened in 1858 as Columbia County Poor-House.

    Pardeeville Cemetery - take State Road 22 into village (Main St.), turn west on Morton St. Cemetery is down two blocks, turn right on Cemetery St.

    Rocky Run Catholic (St. Augustine's) Cemetery - Take State Road 22 to Gorman Road, turn east on Gorman, cemetery is on south side of road.(in section 33).

    Wyocena Cemetery - take State Road 22 into Village (Washington St.), turn East on Polk St. Cemetery runs along East side of Polk St.

    Unnamed - section 16.

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