Emmanuel Community United Methodist Church Cemetery
Also known as Emmanuel Evangelical Cemetery
Waukesha County Wisconsin
This active cemetery is located at the northwest corner of Roosevelt Drive and Appleton Avenue, Menomonee Falls, Section 3, Menomonee Township.
In 1840 informal Evangelical services were held in the area and in 1846 the Emmanuel Congregation was formed, consisting mostly of Germans. The first church was built in 1861.
The cemetery was established in 1860 when one acre of land was donated for the church and cemetery. The cemetery is administered by the Trustees of the church.
There are cemetery records 1860-date. There is a chart of the cemetery. There are church records including deaths 1846-date. The records, some in German are available to the public for research Monday-Friday 8:30 am-5 pm at the church. Some of the early members of Emmanuel congregation were buried at Sunnyside Cemetery and also at West Granville Cemetery in Milwaukee. The records for West Granville are 1852-date however only records 1906-date are complete. Before 1906 the information is from grave markers. You can contact West Granville Cemetery at 6815 North 107th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53224.
The church will answer mail requests at no charge. Please include a self-addressed stamped envelope for the reply. Contact: Emmanuel Community United Methodist Church N84 W16717 Menomonee Avenue Menomonee Falls, WI 53051 262-251-3830
At the Waukesha County Museum Transcriptions from the tombstones and information from the cemetery records 1845-1977.
If the name is preceded with a P- please email me for a photo. This is a partial listing of burials in this cemetery. OSSW means On the same stone with. ADE: P-Delilah/1868-1939 AREY: P-Herbert/Father/1882-1960/OSSW: P-Helen/1889-1939 BAILEY: See ROTHER BARBER: P-Andrew C./1894-1962/OSSW: P-Elizabeth B./1892-1957 BARNES: P-Andrew Barnes/Father/1835-18?? P-Mena Barnes/Mother/1832-1910 P-Isaac Barnes/1846-1915/OSSW: P-Mary Barnes/1850-1897 BARNS: P-Susanna/Wife of William Barns/died July 19, 1882 P-William Barns/Died Nov. 22, 1884/Aged 84 years BAST: P-Elmore P./1892-1877/OSSW: P-Esther H./1898-1973 BELL: P-Albert Bell/1867-1962 P-C. Fred Bell/Feb 25, 1843/May 5, 1926 P-Herman J. Bell/Nov. 30, 1875/Sept 27, 1917 P-Sadie M. Pilgrim/wife of Herman Bell/Apr 24, 1875/mar 14, 1914 P-Marian A. Bell/Mar 28, 1910/May 10, 1978 BLUEM: P-Julius Bluem/1881-1928 P-Katherine Bluem/Mother/1836-1925 BLUM: P-Elizabeth/Mother/Born April 2, ???/Died May 29, 1897 P-George/Born Dec 23, 1814/Died Feb. 20, 1901 BOGGESS: P-John Austin/Infant son of R. & M. Boggess/May 5, 1927/one date P-Myrtle Pilgrim Boggess/July 2, 1890/Mar 31, 1980 P-Ralph V./June 27, 1880/Apr ?, 1961 BOLLE: P-Norbert A./1906-1963/OSSW: P-Justina E./1905-1998 DUERRWAECHTER: P-See GRUBE ECELBERGER: P-Charles P./not readable see stone photo/OSSW: P-William C./not readable see stone photo/OSSW: P-Mabel B./not readable see stone photo FARROW: P-Dorothy Ida Farrow/Mar 1, 1925/Dec 16, 1999 P-Eugene H. Sr. Farrow/1919-1973 FERCH: P-Ethel Pilgrim Ferch/Feb. 20. 1892/Aug 8, 1975 FORSTER: P-Charles A./Father/Nov. 6, 1864/Aug 4, 1962 P-Erva Pilgrim Forester/June 14, 1883/Nov. 10, 1954 P-Henriette Forster/Jan 28, 1843/Oct 13, 1891 P-J.H. Forster/Jan 25, 1838/June 16, 1923 P-Lilly A. Nee Kaun/Jan 21, 1870/Apr 21, 1942 P-Lina Forster/Apr 22, 1835/May 5, 1939 P-Lucinda D. Forster/Mar 22, 1884/Jan 25, 1972 FRANK: P-Herman Frank/Dec 5, 1840/Sept 4, 1928/OSSW: P-Wilhelmina/Jan 14, 1843/Nov. 23, 1913 GEHLERT: P-Ervin Edwin Gehlert/CPL US Army World War I/1891-1975 P-Mary/1851-1930/OSSW: P-Julius/1844-1902 GRAULICH: P-Maria/17 Juli 1815/21 Juli 1903 P-Peter Graulich/geb 10 Mar rest unreadable/see photo GRIMMER: P-Frank M./Geb 20 J?? 1873/Gest 24 Dec 1???/OSSW: P-Louise/Geb rest unreadable see photo GRUBE: P-Anna/Mother/Aug 5, 1866/Apr 19, 1939 P-Happy/Daughter/Jan 1, 1890/??? 15, 1914 P-Jacob J./1893-1949/OSSW: P-Harriet Duerrwaechter/1897-1960 P-Julius/Father/Apr 11 1853/Oct. 4, 1920 HEAVERIN: P-Fred Heaverin/1875-1951 HESK: P-Elisabeth Hesk/died April ?? 1880 P-William Hesk/Died June 11, 1879/Aged 82 Years 2 mo HODGE: P-Alexander C. Hodge/Father/1855-1944 JOHNSON: P-Henry M. Johnson/1910-1952 KAUL: P-Andreas H. Kaul/Geb 28 Sept 1880/Gest 18 Jul ???? P-Fred Kaul/Geb 20 April 1866/GEst 11 Sept 1898 KAUN: P-Emma Elvina Kaun/June 5, 1873/Mar 7, 1881/next to: P-Emeline Rodenberger-Kaun/Feb. 23, 1840-Dec 1, 1912 P-Julius H. Kaun/July 24, 1832/June 10, 1922 P-J.H. Family Stone KAUN: P-See FORSTER KEHR: P-Jacob Kehr/Mar ???rest not readable from photo P-Christina/rest not readable from photo P-Katharina Kehr/Geb 27 Nov 1821/Gest 1 Aug 1880 KELLEY: P-Nellie Kelley/1865-1949 KELLING: P-Melvin G./Oct. 1, 1917/Dec 5, 1985/OSSW: P-Olive E./Jan 12, 1923-______ KNAACK: P-August/Father/Apr 1, 1847/Jan 22 1942/OSSW: P-Mary/Mother/Feb 6, 1847/Sept 30, 1921 KOOPMANS: P-Pier/1871-1910/OSSW: P-Anna/1875-1968 LALK: P-Barbara J. "Rebel"/In Loving Memory/1924-1986/We Love You LEISTER: P-Isaac Leister/Father/1825-1884 P-Lovina Leister/1827-1914 LENTZNER: P-Anna/1861-1928 P-Henry/1861-1928 LEVERANCE: P-Charles W. Leverance/1865-1948 LEVERANTZ: P-George/1867-1950/OSSW: P-Augusta/1868-1936 LEVERENTZ: P-John/Father/1834-1900/OSSW: P-Mary/Mary/1843-1929 LOWRY: P-Mary S. Lowry/Feb. 14, 1840/Feb 20 1908 MARTIN: P-George Martin/unreadable see photo MCGOVERN: P-Marie McGovern/daughter/1875-1916 MEISTER: P-Wilhelmine Meister/Geb 24 Apr 1855/Gest 23 Apr 1888 MOLINE: P-Marguerite M. Moline/Aug 31, 1917/April 14, 1998 NADWOCKI: P-Stanley/Father/Nov. 25, 1914/June 5, 1995/OSSW: P-Leila K./Mother/April 10, 1914/Oct. 13, 2003/OSSW: P-Dale C./Son/Mar 15, 1950/Dec 14, 1956/OSSW: P-Keith R./Son/Apr 30, 1947 NEFF: P-Neil L./April 21, 1940-____/OSSW: P-Janice D./January 2, 946-January 8, 2005 NEHF: P-Adelia/Granddaughter of J. & M. Nehf/1880-1885 P-Almon Nehf/1877-1885 P-Andrew Nehf/1870-1885 P-John M. Nehf/Father/1827-unreadable Mary Nehf/Mother/ NEHS: P-Allen W. Nehs/May2-Sept 21, 1908 P-C./Born Aug 1810/Died ??? 12, ???? P-E.L. Nehs/Born Mar 13, 184?/d. April 30, 1911/OSSW: P-Elizabeth Nehs/1839/1927 P-Fredrick Nehs/unreadable see stone P-J.B./Born Feb. 13, 1910/Died May 25, 1965 P-Mary Ann Nehs/wife of C. Nehs/Born Aug 22, 1813/Died April 4, 1879 P-Rebecca Nehs/May 21, 1812/Died July 13, 1850 P-Sarah/wife of J.B. Nehs/Born April ??? rest unreadable Margaret/unreadable/Next to: William/Nov. 10 rest unreadable NEHS: See SCHLAFER NELSON: P-Arthur L. Nelson/Wisconsin Pvt 161 Depot Brigade World War I/ July 27, 1896/Dec 25, 1953 NICKEL: P-Katharina/Geb Den 28 Apr 1820/Gest Den 28 Apr 1900 P-Philipp/Geb Den 22 Juni 1822/Gest/Den 11 Nov. 1912 NOSS: P-James C. Noss/Sept 20, 1938/only one date OSTRANDER: P-Abram M. Ostrander/Died Jun 11,1863 P-Levi Ostrander/Died Aug 1, 1851 P-Sally/wife of Levi Ostrander/no dates visible on photo PARSONS: P-Milo A./Son of J. H. & C. E. Parsons/Aug. 11, 1886-Jan 28, 1887 PEGORS: P-William/1882-19?4/OSSW: P-Louisa M./1876-1936 PERRIN: P-Mabel D. Nee Schmidt/July 18, 1897/Feb 7, 1974/OSSW: P-Charles J./July 19, 1898/Mar 23, 1986/Married June 16, 1920 Charles J. Perrin/Sgt US Army/World War I/Jul 19, 1898/Mar 23, 1986/ Btry D 120 FA 32nd Div Wisconsin PFEIL: P-Jacob Pfeil/dates unreadable P-Margaretha Pfeil/??? Sittle/dates hard to read PILGRIM: P-Daughter of J.T. & I.M. Pilgrim/died July 15, 1887/aged 3 mo's & 7 Days P-John Pilgrim/dates unreadable P-Ida M. Pilgrim/Nov. 24, 1856/unreadable PILGRIM: See BELL See BOGGESS See FERCH See FORSTER PLOSS: P-Adam/1821-1910/OSSW: P-Esther/1837-1867 PUEHLER: P-C./Born July ??, ????/Died July 16, ????/OSSW: P-Elizabeth/His wife/1825-1913 P-Edward Puehler/Father/1838-1943 P-Margaret Puehler/Mother/ 1860/1917 REIGER: P-Jerusha Reiger/1866-1947 ROBERTSON: P-Milo I. Robertson/1902-1958 P-Viola G. Robertson/Apr 17, 1907/Feb 14, 1993 ROTHER: P-Walter F. Rother/1888-1963/OSSW: P-Luella M. Bailey/1887-1970 ROWE: P-Abner Rowe Esq./Died Oct. 30, 1850/Aged 55 years & 6 months P-Robert S./1821-1910/OSSW: P-Mary/His wife/1833-1911/OSSW: P-William H./1856-1907/OSSW: P-Eliza/His Wife/1860-1905 SCHLAEFER: P-Andrew Schlaefer/Father/Born Sept 10, 1841/Died Dec ??, 19?? P-Mary E. Schlaefer/Mother/Born July 28, 1852/Died Feb. ?? 19?3 P-Cora A. Schlaefer/Mother/1876=1947 P-Frank Schlaefer/1836-1903 P-Sophia Schlaefer/1833-1920 P-Jesse E. Schlaefer/born April 18, 1874/died March 11, 1893 SCHLAFER: P-Father/No name/Born June 19, 18??/Died April 25, ???/OSSW: P-Mother/No Name/Born Feb ???/Died M?? 28, 1885 P-George Schlafer/Born Dec 16, 1852/Died Sept 8, ???? P-Jacob L. Schlafer/1865-1928/OSSW: P-Mary Nehs/His wife/1851-1928 SCHMID: P-Benjamin E. Schmid/Aug 7, 1892/May 18, 1917 P-Jakob/Father/1855-1916/OSSW: P-Anna/Mother/1855-1916/OSSW: P-Emma H./Daughter/1882-1964 SCHMIDT: P-Clifford Albert Schmidt/Sgt US Army/World War II/Nov. 14, 1901/Sep 22, 1994 P-Emma F. Schmidt/July 2, 1868/Sept 9, 1942/OSSW: P-Gertrude Townsend nee Schmidt/Sept 17, 1882/Feb 11, 1942 P-A.A. Schmidt Family stone/OSSW: P-Albert A./1867-1942/OSSW: P-Gertie/1859-1951/OSSW: P-Clifford A./1901-1994/OSSW: P-Florence M./1887-1975/OSSW: P-Maynard J./1893-1983 P-Maynard J. Schmidt/PVT US Army/World War I/1893-1983 P-Willmer G. Schmidt/2nd Lt. US Army/World War I/Aug 15, 1895/Jun 26, 1978 SCHNEIDER: P-John/10 Dec 1815/25 Feb 1893 SCHNELL: P-Susanna/daughter of Ehelcute Adam & Maria Schnell/rest buried SCHROEDER: P-Frederick/can't read-1953/poor photo/OSSW: P-Martha M./1888-1970 SCHUMANN: P-Dorothea/stone worn P-Gottlieb F./stone worn SCHWARTZ: P-Elsie M. Schwartz/Sister/May 24, 1896-Oct 2, 1948 SCHWARZ: P-Mathias/May 4, 1884/Feb 26,1947/OSSW: P-Anna/May 26, 1887/May 31, 1981 SEABOLD: P-Adelaide Seabold/1842-1922 P-John E. Seabold/1936=1886 SIEBOLD: P-Carrie/ Siebold/1868-1947 P-Chris Siebold/1861-191? P-George Siebold/Father/810-1871 P-Maria Siebold/Mother/1821-1911 SIEWERT: P-Alice E. Siewert/1882-1905 SMITH: P-Infant Baby of Wallace & Mary Smith/April 22, 1952/only one date SONES: P-William Sones/1837-1884/OSSW: P-Ellen M. Sones/1844-1913/OSSW: P-William J. Sones/1866-1887 ST. GEORGE: P-Audrey Lizzie St. George/Forever Loved/Mar 9, 1927-Jan 14, 1988/ Take Glory in Motherhood and hug your child in your arms A hug is your circle of love reserved especially for your children. By Mom on Mother's Day, 1882 P-Barbara Ellen/Daughter of Irvin & Audrey St. George/Dec. 9, 1952/Jan 30, 1953 P-Irvin Robbins St. George/Forever Loved/Feb 12, 1922/Dec 19, 1995/A beloved man has gone home P-Mark Scott/Loving Son of Irvin & Audrey St. George/Dec. 12, 1953/Aug. 26, 1971/ When a man's way please the lord, he maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him. STRATHEARN: P-Erna E. Strathearn nee Hoppe/Beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother/Feb. 4, 1904/ Oct. 5, 1995/next to: P-Frederick D. Strathearn/South Dakota/Pvt Stu Army/ TNG Corps/World War I/Aug 30, 1898/ Oct. 29, 1957 SWAMER: P-Caroline Swamer nee Walter/Born July 28, 1845/Died June 12, 1876 P-George E. Swamer/Born May 31, 18?6/died July 1876 TOWNSEND: See SCHMIDT UEBELE: P-Caroline M. Uebele/dates unreadable P-Louise Uebele/Geb Den 20 Sept 1866 death date unreadable VAUGHAN: P-Martha Louise Vaughan/1878-1942 VIERCK: P-Emma Vierck/1884-1961 P-Fredrick Vierck/Father/1843-1934 P-John W. Vierck/1879-1940 P-Marie Vierck/Mother/1847-1895 P-Minnie Vierck/1886-1905 P-Paul Vierck/1874-1958 VOLLAND: P-George Volland/1850-1899 WALTERLIN: P-Elizabeth Walterlin/Born Sept. 29, 1811/Died Juli 4, 1886 P-Francis Waterlin/Born Oct. 15, 1808/Died Sept 24, 1888 P-Meta Waterlin/Born Dec ?? 1888/Died Feb. 28, 1889 WARR: P-Anna Pilgrim Warr/Born May 30, 1846/Died Dec, 3, 1917 P-Ira Franklin Warr/Born Mar 20, 1833/Died Sept 27, 1903 WHITEHEAD: P-William/Father/1875-1960/OSSW: P-Ida/Mother/1875-1965 WOLFENDEN: P-Ralph Wolfenden/Died Sept 22, 1882/Aged 81 years P-Samuel Wolfenden/Jan 5, 1819/Jan 27, 1899 P-unclear Wolfenden/??? 23, 1819/Apr 8, 1898 YOUNG: P-Mildred Young/Sister/1904-1969