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Oak Hill Cemetery CDrom
Oak Hill Cemetery Association
This cdrom consists of the full content of the two existing Oak Hill Cemetery Association Interment Ledgers. These two ledgers were scanned and the optimized images imported into two Adobe Acrobat pdf files.
Interment Ledger Number One: 1881 - 1959
Interment Ledger Number Two: 1959 - 2003
A fire at a house in which the pre-1881 records of interment were stored destroyed this early set of interment records covering the first 30 years of record keeping.
Cdrom compiled and edited by Kenneth M. Riedl
with approval received from the
Oak Hill Cemetery Association Board, 09 03 2003
$30 +$2 shipping/handling = $32 tot
Files are of the PDF format
CDrom is compatible only with pcs
CDrom distributed by and available through the
Dodge/Jefferson Counties Genealogical Society
Watertown, WI 53098-1911
The Oak Hill
Cemetery Association was organized in 1850. The original cemetery was located
The original Oak Hill Cemetery on West Street was condemned in 1975 and the bodies still buried there, some going back to 1850, were transferred to a mass grave at the present cemetery.
cemetery was begun in the mid 1840s and was located near Luther Preparatory
School (formerly Northwestern College) on
In the 1880s an observatory tower was built in the center of the cemetery to allow visitors the opportunity to look over the whole cemetery, as well as taking in the view one still gets from the brow of the hill looking to the west - a panorama of Watertown. The tower was removed in 1917 and the present cemetery office was built on its site.