This marks the first burial
in Green Mound Cemetery,
Anna W. J. Hillebrenner
July 23, 1875


The First Interment

    The first burial to take place in Green Mound cemetery was that of a young child on July 23, 1875, the day the cemetery was dedicated. The following information was entered in the death register by Pastor Simon Kuhlenhoelter: Anna Wilhelmina Josephine Hillebrenner, Daughter of Wilheilm and his wife Anne, nee Budde Died on July 21, 1875 aged one year, nine months and eleven days.
    The child was the first to be buried in the New God's Acre On the eve of July 23, 1875. The burial was made in Block One Lot 32 the Northwest Quarter of the North Gravesite.
    A family stone marks the location of the burial and has the following family information:

Wilhelmina Hillebrenner 10 Oct 1873 - 21 July 1875
Caroline Hillebrenner 3 Aug 1887 - 17 Oct 1888
Wilhelm Hillebrenner 10 May 1879 - 10 March 1885
Lydia Hillebrenner 7 Jun 1881 - 1 Apr 1896
Anna Hillebrenner 31 Oct 1850 - 15 Dec 1890
William Hillebrenner 29 Sep 1849 - 25 Nov 1914
Dora Hillebrenner 1 Jan 1867 - 18 May 1896
    

 

 

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