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Kohlmann Cemetery
Springfield Twp, Dane County, Wisconsin

Lat: 43 10' 38"N, Lon: 89 32' 29"W

Submitted by Kathy Waddell, Jul 26, 2005 [kaffe03@yahoo.com]. Total records = 30.

Location: Hwy 19 east from Hwy 12. First road to the right (south) is Lodi-Springfield Road. The road makes a sharp turn to the left and becomes Woodland Street. The cemetery is on that corner.

This is a very old and very well kept cemetery. Town of Springfield minutes indicate that a tree was donated by the Knights of Columbus and planted on Arbor Day, 2002. It was also noted in this meeting that this tree would be in addition to the bench and trees donated in the memory of Leonard Meier. This seems to indicate that the Town of Springfield maintains this cemetery. There have been no other burials since 1932.

There is a marker that has the cemetery name and established date of 1848. On the back of the stone is this narrative: "Kohlmann Cemetery a/k/a Methodist/Yankee/Kohlmann Buckel was created as the first town cemetery in the Town of Springfield, when Charles Kohlmann was murdered not far from this spot. Many of the towns first settlers are buried here. Their journey to this resting spot was not an easy one, but their spirit and fortitude live on in all those who follow."

Emily Fichter and I visited this cemetery on Jul 24, 2005.

- Kathy Waddell

s/w means shares stone or plot

Bardsley, Betty, d. Apr 25, 1880, 69y 9m, mother, s/w William Bardsley
Bardsley, William, d. Apr 21, 1881, 75y 8m, father, s/w Betty Bardsley
Bram, Henry, b. Sep 2, 1835, d. Feb 22, 1914, s/w Walburga Bram
Bram, Mathias, b. 1804, d. 1869
Bram, Walburga, b. Oct 4, 1839, d. May 15, 1876, s/w Henry Bram
Dantl, Joseph, b. May 11, 1827, Bayern, d. Nov 24, 1891, s/w Wilhelmina Dantl
Dantl, Wilhelmina, b. 1844, d. 1930, s/w Joseph Dantl
Froggat, Eli John, d. Feb 16, 1859, 2w, s/o John & Mary, s/w Jonah Froggat
Froggat, Jonah, d. Feb 21, 186?, 5w, s/o John & Mary, stone broken
Froggat, Lucy Ann, d. Jun 9, 1852, 8w, d/o John & Mary, s/w Jonah Froggat
Genoschewsky, Ferdinand, b. Mar 6, 1850, d. May 21, 1930, s/w William Riles, Sr.
Gross, Jacob, b. Sep 14, 1821, d. Feb 4, 1895
Hillier, Benjamin, d. Nov 25, 1861, 51y
Hillier, Jane, b. Oct 5, 1806, d. Feb 14, 1898, s/w Benjamin Hillier
Hillier, William, d. Jan 28, 1853, 3y 7m, s/w Benjamin Hillier
Hull, Isaac O., d. Apr 9, 1876, 52y 3m 2d, s/w Martha A. Hull
Hull, Martha A. (McCune), b. Dec 8, 1827, Fayette Co., PA, d. Mar 5, 1881, 53y 2m 27d, d/o John R. & Mariah, s/w Isaac O. Hull
Kohlmann, Charles, b. 1799, murd. 1848
Little, Mary Matilda, b. Oct 28, 1819, d. Mar 15, 1865, 46y, s/w William Little
Little, William, b. 1814, d. 1853, 45y, s/w Mary M. Little
Perry, Bunyan, b. May 10, 1852, d. Apr 23, 1871, s/w Charles Perry
Perry, Charles, b. Aug 4, 1804, d. Jan 5, 1869
Perry, Mary, b. May 9, 1807, d. Jan 21, 1862, s/w Charles Perry
Pierce, Alfred, d. Dec 19, 1857
Riles, Mary, b. 1862, d. 1932, mother, s/w William Riles, Sr.
Riles, William, Jr., b. Aug 19, 1887, d. Feb 10, 1889, son, s/w William Riles, Sr.
Riles, William, Sr., b. Mar 12, 1814, d. May 16, 1904, father, s/w Ferdinand Genoschewsky
Stebbins, James M., d. Jul 5, 1864, 38y 10m
Tymms, John, no dates, s/w Lucy Tymms
Tymms, Lucy, d. Jul 17, 1859, 59y, s/w John Tymms

 

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