Zion Evangelical Cemetery

  Photographed November 12, 2014
Erected 2002 by Waukesha County Historical Society
and Eagle Scout Kris Rackey
Sussex, Waukesha County, Wisconsin
43° 8.321′ N, 88° 13.436′ W

This cemetery has multi [sic] names, most recent being “Redeemer United Church of Christ Cemetery”

Other names included “Zion Cemetery” “German Cemetery” “The German Zion Evangelical Church Cemetery” & Little Sussex Cemetery”.

Sussex Zion Evangelical Church started Oct 25, 1888. At annual Jan 1890 church meeting August Mindemann gave ¼ acre of land for church burial spot.

First burial. Lille Alma Walter, dau. Franz Walter/Caroline Brandt. Lillie born April 24, 1889, died March 28, 1890. Interred March 31, 1890
The marker and cemetery are located on northbound Maple Avenue, north of its intersection with Main Street, at or near 239 Maple Avenue, Sussex, Wisconsin 53089.

This marker is No. 13-02 in a series of historical markers erected by the Waukesha County Historical Society.

 Looking northbound up Maple Avenue.

View from across the roadway.

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