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Schmidtsburg Cemetery

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Name of R.M.: Laird No.: 404
Name of Cemetery: Schmidtsburg Cemetery
Name of Community: Waldheim
Name of Denomination: Mennonite
Condition of Cemetery: Overgrown, enclosed by a barbwire fence, no current signage
Ownership of Cemetery: Private
Approximate number of burials: 14, (2 are marked and 12 are unmarked)
Legal Land Location: NW 32-42-6, W 3rd
Directions: South of Waldheim, about 1, 1/2 mile on hwy #312, turn west on Schmidtsburg Road. Go 1 mile west and ½ mile south on RM trail.
Recorded by: Ted Williams (Grandson of Tobias and Justina Schmidt)
Date: August 25, 2005
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Comments: The land was originally owned by Tobias and Heinrich Schmidt. This small cemetery is located on a trail and is enclosed by a barbwire fence. Most of the deceased are children who died during the diphtheria epidemic in 1899 and 1900. The Boeses children were grandchildren of Tobias and Justina Schmidt.

[Note: For faster updating, and so that you may download the data easier, you may now open or download this linked PDF file with the most recent data we have for those interred in this cemetery: Schmidtsburg Cemetery.pdf]

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