German Union Cemetery
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The German Union Cemetery:
A Three-Generation Genealogy
Compiled by: Ronald Prinzing, German Union Cemetery Historian
This incredible project represents many years of research on the families and people buried in the
German Union Cemetery in Forest Township, Rice County, Minnesota.
GERMAN UNION CEMETERY
Lonsdale, Minnesota 55046
This project exists primarily in print form. To view any of the original book, please contact the Rice County Historical Society.
To ensure that researchers will be able to find their ancestor(s), we have recreated the books in the following links.
Alphabetical Index of Burials (Last/First): Abel - Zanmiller
- A: Abel, Anna - Amstutz, Tilman
- B: Baldwin, Emma (DeMann) - Beyer, William Frederick
- C: Christensen, Hans Peter - Christensen, Irene Martha (Beyer)
- D: Day, Grace Elizabeth (Ludwig) - Dierking, Louise (Seimers)
- E (Pt. 1): Edwards, Elizabeth - Eng, Emanuel Donald
- E (Pt. 2): Eng, Ole - Evert, Louise (Siedler)
- F: Fick, Charlotta - Frahm, Gottlieb John
- H: Hanna, Arthur L. - Hyland, Rose Maydalne (Hofert)
- J: Jones, Joseph C.
- K: Kern, John Henry - Kolterman, Mary
- L: LaPierre, Francil Helen (Schulz) - Ludwig, Henry F.
- M (Pt. 1): Meehl, Carolina (Voss) - Meehl, Sadie Theresa (Johnson)
- M (Pt. 2): Meehl, William Phillip - Mielke, Mary L. (Ludwig)
- P: Pauly, Aaron Lee - Prinzing, Roland Charles
- R: Remick (Infant) - Ross, Wilhelmine (Frahm)
- S: Sand, George A. - Stehly, Jacob J.
- V: Venaro, Florence C. (Wharton)- Venero, Maximillian J.
- W: Wadekamper, Bertha - Wharton, Susan Frances (Johnson)
- Z: Zanmiller, Elsie Ann (Fick) - Zanmiller, Rudolph Martin
This project is ongoing and will be updated periodically. If you have any questions, additions, or suggestions for the project, please contact the museum at email@example.com or Ronald Prinzing at firstname.lastname@example.org.
(Last Updated 1/31/2012)
ALL INFORMATION IS OF PUBLIC RECORD AND TRACEABLE TO ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING:
1. German Union Cemetery Association Burial Records
2. Forest Township Records = Town Of Forest – Rice County – Minnesota
3. BOOK: The Beyer/Abel Families 1833-2001, BY: Darlene Irene Christensen Pfahning = 9/24/2001
4. BOOK: Rice County Families – Their History Our Heritage = 1981
5. Dalby Data Base: Cemetery Search and Obituary Search = http://www.dalbydata.com/
6. Roots Web.com Home Page = http://www.rootsweb.com/ Family Trees at World connect Advanced Search at roots web.com Social Security Death Index also at roots web.com
7. Owatonna Peoples Press Interactive (Obituaries)
8. Family Obituaries once published (Faribault Daily News – Faribault, Minnesota and Northfield News – Northfield, Minnesota)
SPECIAL THANKS TO THE FOLLOWING INDIVIDUALS FOR SUPPLYING
INFORMATION FROM FAMILY HISTORY AND RECORDS:
The Family of Tilman and Esther Amstutz
Mrs. Helen Stearns
The German Union Cemetery Three-Generation Genealogy and the total of its contents are dedicated to:
Grace Elizabeth Ludwig Day and Lucille Mae Kean Prinzing
For the foresight and determination in setting in motion the re-activation process in 1968 that has made
possible to road the German Union Cemetery has traveled to this day and days to come.