Milwaukee County Almshouse and Poor Farm Cemetery

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Milwaukee County Almshouse and Poor Farm Cemetery
Also known as:  County Cemetery, Potters Field

  • Wauwatosa, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA
    Latitude: 43.04866, Longitude: -88.02057
  • 7,650 Memorials added

The Register of Burial at the Milwaukee County Poor Farm documented burials beginning in 1882 with the last entry listed in 1974.

The original Burial Book is now at the Milwaukee County Historical Society. It is not generally available to the public. Copies of the records are available on fiche for researchers at that location.

As of Feb 2013 a complete copy of the burial book can be found at the Wauwatosa Historical Society, 7406 Hillcrest Drive. Wauwatosa, WI 53213. Phone: 414-774-8672. They welcome research inquiries.

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GPS Coordinates: 43.04866, -88.02057

  • Added: 30 Apr 2009
  • Find A Grave Cemetery: #2303724