Summit Town Cemetery
Also Known as Old Burying Ground
Waukesha County Wisconsin
This active cemetery is located on the north side of Delafield Road, about 1/4 mile east of the intersection with Highway 67, Section 15, Summit Township.
The cemetery was established about 1836 and is the oldest cemetery in the township.
There are cemetery records from the late 1800s to date. The records are available to the public for research Monday-Friday. Call ahead for exact hours. Mail requests will be answered at no charge. Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope with your request.
Town of Summit
2911 North Dousman Road
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
At the Waukesha County Museum are transcriptions of the tombstones 1836-1938, including lot numbers.
Obituaries if available are linked to the individual's name. This is only a partial listing of burials in the cemetery.
If there is a [P] in front of the name, there is a photo available on the photos page.
OSSW: means on the same stone with ALLISON: [P] William Allison/Died Jan. 30, 1863e 19 ys. ANDERSON: [P] Our Mother/Julia Hale/Wife of Spencer Anderson/Died May 19, 1884/ Aged 66ys 4ms 16ds ARLAND: [P] Thomas Arland/Died Dec. 4, 1863ged 72 Years BAILEY: [P] James M. Bailey/Dec. 22, 1808/Jan 21, 1896 BARLOW: [P] Almon Barlow/Died in Milwaukee/Sept ?, 1861 Aged 63 ys & 7 Mos./OSSW: [P] Rosanna/wife of Almon Barlow/Died in Summit/Sept 12, 1865ged ?5 Ys ?Mos BAUMANN: [P] Charlotte Baumann/Geb ?? Oct. 1818/Gest 20 Dec 1891 BAXTER: [P] Orpha/Wife of Andrew Baxter/Died July 29, 1875e 64 Years BENTE: a href="obitsB.php#bentelouise">Clara Louise (Franzen) Benteka LuLu/d. Nov 24 1969 a href="obitsB.php#benteellsw">Ellsworth L. Bente/d. Sept 1985 BLOOMFIELD: See HYDE BOVEY: See HINKLEY BRAKEFIELD: [P] T. Brakefield/Born March 17, 1813/Died Nov. 9, 1897/OSSW: [P] Mary Ward/wife of T. Brakefield/Born Feb. 23, 1910/Died Nov. 19, 1884 BRIGHT: [P] Lena W. Bright/Born Jan. 11, 1855/Died June 18, ????/OSSW: [P] Adin W. Bright/Born Oct. 2, 1848/Died May 18, 1924 BUTH: See WOLF CARLTON: [P] H.H. Carlton/1810-1890/OSSW: [P] N.A. His Wife/1811-1887 CHAMPION: [P] Jane/wife of John Champion/Died July 4, 1863 age ?9 yrs CLARK: [P] Gertrude Maria/wife of Henry Clark/Died Oct. 25, 1863ged 31 years 11 mos 1 day COBB: [P] George N. Cobb/Born Dec. 3, 1805/Died Nov. ?, 1856 [P] Lucy L. wife of G. N. Cobb/Born May 6, 1806/Died March 27, 1876 COLEMAN: [P] Betsy White/wife of Brewster Coleman Died in Summit Wis/ Jan 20, 1857?ge unreadable CLAFLIN: [P] Bea Gilbert/Died Feb. 13, 1879ged 56 Years 4 Montsh & 25 Days DENTON: [P] Willard Denton/Feb 10, 1810/Feb 7, 1888/OSSW: [P] Serena Denton/Sept 23, 1818pr ?6, 1933 DODGE: [P] George A. Dodge/Died ???? 25, 1875ged ?? years/son of Wm. & ? dodge [P] Miles N. Dodge/Died May 18, 1898Ged ?y 11 mo 19 Dyas DUNTON: [P] Arthur F. Dunton/November 18, 1879/October 12, 1947 [P] Julia A. Duntonug. 27, 1917/Dec. 27, 1940 EDGERTON: [P] Belinda Taft/wife of Elisha Edgerton/1813-1862 EDMONDS: [P] Nellie O. Edmunds/1860-1940 FAIRSERVICE: See PARKS FERRIS: [P] Jacob Ferris/Died Mar 7, 1889ged 72 years FIEDLER: [P] Eva Katharina Fiedler/Geboren J?n 10 Marz 18??/Gestorben/ 16 Marz 1854 [P] Leonhart Fiedler/geb ?/6 Novbr 1860(see stone) FRINK: [P] Maria L./Wife of Rev. H.W. Frink, of Summit Wisconsin Conference/ Died July 2, 1842ged 31 Years GILBERT: See CLAFLIN GONZALES: Deborah M./b. Jan. 25, 1966/d. Feb. 5, 2007ge 41 GORHAM: See PARKS GREEN: [P] George W. Green/Born April 7, 1825/Died May 20, 1902/OSSW: [P] Christena Green/Born ??????/Died/?????(see stone) GROPP: [P] Gottfried Gropp/Died Feb 21, 1875 [P] Godfrey Gropp/born Apr. 28, 1809/Died Feb 21, 1876 GROSS: [P] Miss Rebecca Gross/Died Dec 23, 1844ged 23 Years HACKBARTH: [P] Esther Krieser Hackbarth/May 10, 1900/May 13, 1985 [P] Nina Hartwell Hackbarth/1884-1951/wife of Otto [P] Otto G.A. Hackbarth/11 March 1886-July 1967 [P] John Hackbarth/11 Nov 1889- February 1968 [P] Helen Hackbarth/(wife of John)/d. 1984 [P] a href="obitsH.php#hackbarthhenrie">Henrietta Sylvester Hackbarth/1884-1952 [P] Lt. Robert Hackbarth/(son of John and Helen)/b.1919/d.1967 Sent in by a researcher/see contributors page HAHN: [P] Philip R. Hahn/Died ??? 11, 1851ged ???? HALE: [P] Lucy/wife of Zachariah Hale/Died April 3, 1867ged 73ys ?mos 26 Dys HALE: See ANDERSON HARTWELL: [P] William Hartwell Settled in Concord, Mass 1636/OSSW: [P] 2 Samuel born 1645/OSSW: [P] 3 William born 1671/OSSW: [P] 4 Daniel born 1708/OSSW: [P] 5 Solomon born 1739/OSSW: [P] 6 Daniel born 1764/OSSW: [P] 7 Solomon born 179? HENNEGAN: [P] Richard Howard Hennegan/18?8-1910/Entered into life Eternal Aug. 21/OSSW: [P] Mary Worthington Hennegen/1845-1933 HILDRETH: [P] B.C. Hildreth/Born Oct. 23, 1811/Died Mar 11, 1882 [P] Bertrand/son of H. & J. Hildreth/Born Mar. 7, 1874/Died May 22, 1892 [P] Henry ? Hildreth/Died August 10, 1847ged 31 years HINKLEY: [P] Harriet B. Bovey (or Hovey)/date unreadable/OSSW: [P] B.J. Townsend/1828-1871/OSSW: [P] Bessie W. Norcott/1830-1882/OSSW: Wives of B.R. Hinkely HOWARD: [P] Cyrus O. Howard/Feb. 25, 1832/Dec. 22, 1863/Co. C 3rd Wis Calv./ Buried at Carthage, Mo. HOVEY: See HINKLEY HYDE: [P] Our Mother/Elizabeth Bloomfield/wife of Col. Benjamin Hyde/ Died Dec. 15, 1856ged 59 Years JACKSON: [P] Edwin Jackson/born Feb'y 2, 1818/Died Oct. 8, 1871 [P] Jane/Wife of Joseph Jackson/Died Aug. 15, 1850ged 40 Years//OSSW: [P] Jane/Died Oct 6, 1849Ged 1 Yr 3Ms/OSSW: [P] Dinah/Died Oct. 2, 1849ged 4 years/OSSW: Daughters of J & J Jackson JACOBS: [P] Christian/Born Jan. 8, 1815/Died Dec 7, 187?/OSSW: [P] Justena/His Wife/born Feb. 28, 1818/Died Feb. 28, 1902 JAMESON: [P] George B./Son of C. &C Jameson/Died Oct. 18, 18?2Ge 33 Ys [P] Solomon F./Son of C. & C Jameson/Died Sept 19, 18??ge 31 years JAMESON: See NELSON JESUP: [P] Edwin Jesup/Died May 4, 1853ged 59 years JOHNSON: [P] George C./1914-1986/OSSW: [P] Margaret D./1914-1989 [P] Maren/wife of L. Johnsonug. 11, 1850-Feb 12, 1912/OSSW: [P] Louie Johnson/July 11, 1851-Jan 16, 1925 JOHNSON: See PRICE JULL: [P] In Loving Memory of Rosalie Joan/Daughter of Ernest E. & E. May Jull/ Aug 14, 1929/Jan 23, 1931 KIMBALL: [P] Elizabeth/wife of John Kimball/Died Mar. 16, 1862Ged 50 years KING: [P] Our Mother/Sophia/Wife of C. S. King/Diedpr. 11, 1861Ged ?7 ys 9 ms 25 Ds KOEHLER: [P] Christian Koehler/geboren 20 Apr 1812/Gestorben 8 Octob./ 1861 KRIESER: See HACKBARTH LEAVITT: [P] Adelia Parks Leavitt/born July 16, 1888/Died Aug. 31, 1935 [P] Frances/?? of S. C. Leavitt/Died Oct. 26, 1886ged 76 Years LEAVITT: See REDFIELD LEE: [P] Annie/wife of C. Lea/Dau of H. & M., Stohman/Died June 9, 1878/ Aged 35 Ys 1 Mo 3Ds LOUNSBURY: [P] Jacob K Lounsbury/Died Nov. 2, 1863ged 13 Years 27 Days MCLEAN: See PRICE MEYER: [P] Louisa/Dau of A.? Meyer/Died ? 29, 1878/rest unreadable MONTAGUE: [P] Edward Hooker/Son of Rev. E.J. & F. H. Montague/Died Jan. 6, 1861/ Aged 13 Years & 28 Days NEFF: [P] Clarissa/wife of C.M. Neff/died Apr 9, 1889ged 63 Years 8 mos & 3 Days NELSON: [P] Nels Nelson/born in Norwaypr. 13, 1806/Died April 8, 1871 [P] John F. Nelsonpr. 18, 1819/Jan 30, 1875/OSSW; [P] Electa N. Jameson/wife of John Nelson/Jan. 17, 1821pr. 9, 18?3 NICHOLS: [P] Clarence Nichols/1820-1915 [P] Wanton Nichols/Died Mar 13, 1881ged 74 ys 3 Ms 14 Ds NICKLES: [P] Ada H.T. Nickles/Born March 6th 1841/Died Jan. 16th 1865/OSSW: [P] Lieut. Robert J. Nickles/Born Dec. 14th 1839/Died Sept. 11th 1863 NIXON: [P] William H./Son of Wm. & E.A. Nixon/Died OCt. 9, 1878ged 20 Ys 6 Ms NORCOTT: See HINKLEY NOTBOHM: [P] H. Notbohm/Died Sept 25, 1882e 81 years [P] Hannah Notbohm/Nov. 30, 1834/June 13, 1918 OLLERENSHAW: [P] William Ollerenshaw/1819-1892 PARKS: [P] Rufus Parks/Son of William Parks and Rebecca Gorham/born at Westfield Mass/May 24, 1798/Died at Summit Wisconsin/ Sept 14, 1876/OSSW: [P] Harriet Eliza Fairservice/Wife of Rufus Parks/Born at Annsville New York/Dec. 22, 1815/Died at Haddonfield New Jersey/ Sept 13, 1917 PARKS: See LEAVITT POOL: See PRICE PRESCOTT: See PRICE PRICE: Alberta Johnson Price/b. 1905/d. 1956/wife of Frederick Jr Frances Louise Price/b. 1898/d. 1960/daughter of Frederick Frederick Prescott Price/b. 1872/d. 1963/Masons Symbol/husband of Kate Pool Frederick Prescott Price Jr/b. 1903/d. 1976/Masons Symbol/husband of Alberta Johsnon, Helen McLean Helen McLean Price/b. 1902/d. 1983/wife of Frederick Jr Kate Pool Price/b. 1873/d. 1947/wife of Frederick REDFIELD: [P] Eliza Leavitt Redfield/1850-1905/OSSW: [P] Samuel rest unreadable [P] Judd E. Redfield/Pennsylvania/? U.S. Navy December ?, 1929 RENDALL: [P] Georgie's In Heaven/Son of ?A.A. Rendall/Died Dec. 26, 1860/ Ae 3 y'rs 3 mo's & 25 days RIPSOM: [P] Kate Price Ripsom/b. 1910/d. 1995/daughter of Frederick Price (see PRICE) [P] Ralph Warren Ripsom/b. 1908/d/ 1978/husband of Kate Price ROBERTSON: Josephine Pool Roberston/b. 1866/d. 1941/sister of Kate Pool Price/ wife of William Robertson (see Price above) William J Robertson/b. 1866/d. 1948/husband of Josephine Pool ROBINSON: [P] William Robinson/Born at Hartwick N.J./May 21, 1826/Died July 19, 1884 ROEMER: [P] Son of C & S Roemer/Died Nov. 23, 189? Aged ? yrs 3 Mo 3D's SEARING: [P] Robert/1830-1903/OSSW: [P] Elnora/His Wife 1840-1923 SHELHORN: [P] Casper Shelhorn/Born Apr. 22, 18??/Died unreadable SMITH: [P] Rosanna/Wife of Rueben Smith/Died Dec. 28, 1868ged ?8 ys 10 Ms 7D's/OSSW: [P] Rueben Smith/Died June 5, 1861ged 75 Ys 5Ms 5Ds SOUTHCOTT: [P] Frederick J./1865-1955/OSSW: [P] Ellen B./1863-1953 SPENCER: [P] Elijah Spencer/Died April 23, 1851 STOCKS: [P] James Stocks/1834-1910 STOHMAN: [P] Henry Stohman/Died Feb. 17, 1886ged 73 Ys 2 Mo [P] Mary/wife of Henry Stohman/Died Jan. 1, 1870ged 64 Ys 2Ms 18Ds TAFT: [P] Sarah M./Wife of D.W. Taft/Died Jan. 10, 1851ged 27 years 10 M's & 5d's native of Madison Co. NY TAFT: See EDGERTON TOWNSEND: See HINKLEY TURVILLE: [P] John C. Son of J & E Turville/Died Sept 11, 1868ged 5 Ms VAN BRUNT: [P] Charles D. Van Brunt/1855-1915 VAN BUSKIRK: [P] Father/Charles A. Van Buskirk/1854-1930 VINCENT: [P] Vincent Vincent/Born April 14, 1820/Died Sept 18, 1887/OSSW: [P] Mary Ann Vincent/Born May 14, 1826/Died Nov. 8, 1898 WARD: See BRAKEFIELD WEBSTER: [P] Asel Webster/Died Aug 211, 1859e 53 Yrs 11 Mos & 21 Days WHITE: [P] Julian H. White/Died Sept 5, 1861e 38 Ys 1 Mo & 26 Days WHITE: See COLEMAN WILCOX: [P] Richard/Son of F. A & ?. E. Wilcox/Died Jan. 11, 1860ge unreadable WILKENING: [P] Catherina Wilkening/Died Apr. 13, 1899e 77y's 14 Ds [P] Frederick Wilkening/Died March 31, 1878e 76 Yrs 10 Mos 16 Ds WILLIAMS: [P] Lieut Jam E. Williams/Co. A. 4th Wis Cav Killed in Action at Baton Rouge, LA/???? 8, 1864ged 31 Years 1 Ms & 8 Dys (James Epsy/enlisted as Private/promoted to First Lieutenant) WOLF: [P] Minnie Buth Wolf/Nov. 27, 1840/Sept 25, 1924 WOOLLEY: [P] Georgie/Died Nov unreadableged 4 Weeks/OSSW: [P] Willie/Died Sep 21, 1874ged 8 Months/OSSW: Children of Wm & E? Wooley WORTHINGTON: See HENNEGEN