Postal Code: 54495
|Cemetery notes and/or description:|
First English Lutheran Cemetery
Township of Sigel
Wood County, Wisconsin
North of the west side of Wisconsin Rapids. On County S, between Pine and Town Hall Roads. (1/2 mile north of Pine Road, 1/2 mile south of Town Hall Road.) East side of road.
The cemetery is no longer used for burials.
All readable grave stones have been entered and photographed as of 2011.
Cemetery owned by The First English Lutheran Church of Wisconsin Rapids. One acre of land was donated by Job Herman in 1874 for a cemetery and church. A church was erected in 1879; about 20 years later the church was moved three miles away. The Swedish Lutheran Church and cemetery (32 graves) first was called Bethesda.
--excerpt from The Daily Tribune