Ottawa Town Cemetery
Ottawa Township
Waukesha County Wisconsin


This active cemetery is located on the east side of Highway 67, 2 1/2 miles south of Highway 18, Section 14, Ottawa Township.


Ottawa Town Cemetery was established circa 1844. The Ottawa Cemetery Association was formed Sept. 16, 1914 and was incorporated June 22, 1923. The Association has nine directors and they hold an annual meeting.


There are cemetery records available 1844 to date. All monuments have been documented. Burial certificates began circa 1925 and are maintained by the Supervisor. Ottawa Association minutes, September 16, 1914-date. There is a chart of the cemetery and there are three sets of records with maps. The President, Superintendent and the Secretary of the Ottawa Cemetery Association each have a set. Records are available by appointment with the Secretary. The cemetery will answer mail requests at no charge. Please sent a self addressed stamped envelope for your reply. Contact:
Ottawa Cemetery Association
3035 Highway 67
Dousman, WI 53118

At the Waukesha County Museum there are transcriptions from the tombstones 1844-1939.


The transcriptions below were copied from Tombstones, 1844-Jan 1939 by the Waukesha County Historical Society, under personal supervision of Mrs. Edgar Tallmadge, Secretary, Waukesha.

Head of families appear first when known.

Location of graves may be had from the Cemetery Association.

There are a few unmarked graves, which no information can be found.

A few photos have been taken of stones in this cemetery by Linda & Larry Kopet. Click on the surname to see the photographs available. Obituaries when available are linked to the individual's name.

These photos were generously taken and contributed to these pages by 
Larry & Linda Kopet!


Charles Aplin

J. Aplin

James/Margaret Aplin

Judson/Freeland Aplin

Robert Aplin

Elizabeth B Audiss

John/Elizabeth Audiss

Robert Audiss

Thomas Audiss


Neumann/Cynthia M Chubb/Laura M (Chubb) Cobs

Sardine R/Dylla Chubb

Eunice Cumming


Henry/Katherine M (Schreier) Dech

Charles W Dreyer

Fredrick/Elisabeth Dreyer

Henry Dreyer

John F Dryer


Eliza Jane Eales

Eva J Edmonds

Josiah Elting

Evan Evans


Catherine Forbes

John Forbest


Jacob/Catherine Gaul

Maggie Gaul

Elma C Garnsey

David W Grant

Peter/Grace Grant

Jacob Grub

Magdelina Grub

Susannah Grub


Charles Hanes

Wilhelm Hansen

Kate Harrison

Thomas B Hawkins

Alen Helgerson

Martha Helgesen

Henry C Helgeson

Hiram Helgeson

Mary Ann Honey

Eddie Howell

Babies - Evan/Evan/Anna Howells

Samuel/Ann Howell

James Hunter

Robert/Mary Hunter

Sarah Hunter


Anne Jones

John Jones

Jabez/Obediah Jones


E.W. Lurvey

Jacob Lurvey

James Lurvey

Joseph Lurvey

Joseph J Lurvey

Myrtle M Lurvey

Rebecca Lurvey

William A/Mary E Lurvey


Duncan/Ann B (Reed) Maule

Elisabeth Maule

John Maxwell

Margaret Maxwell

Wm E Sr/Jane (Sloan)/Wm E Jr/Susan J (Allen) McClure

Wm E McClure

Herman/Anna Margaretha Mueller


Norman J/Mary A (Wallace) Nichols


Henry Owen


John Pugh


Charles Reed

William/Mary (Porter) Reid

William Runyard


Martin Schraier

Elizabeth Smith

Theresa Stephan

William Stephan Jr

David Stewart

George/Mary A (Hunter) Stewart

James/Rebecca C Stewart

Samuel/Evaline T (Hammond) Stewart


Mary Thayer

Ruel Thayer

Cornelius Tinus

Prudence Tod

John Turner


Mandy Werner