Adams County Cemeteries
All of these cemeteries have been walked and all tombstones transcribed and indexed. Photos of gravestones (not Parkview or Sunset) are available for $10.00 scan/$1.00 photocopy. For copy of data, send $3 per surname plus a long SASE to:
Adams County Historical Society
PO Box 102
Hastings NE 68902
Click here for link to Adams County cemetery images and indexes. *Adams County Historical Society has not verified the information associated with this link.
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
SE Sec 7, Ayr Twp, former Methodist Church Cemetery. First burial 1873, about 85 grave markers. Semi abandoned.
Blue Valley formerly Leroy Cemetery
Sec 36, Ayr Twp, 8 miles south of Hastings on Hiway 281. Burials from 1870s. Well kept, currently in use.
Shawn Meyer Family Cemetery
Sec 9, Ayr Twp, 1/4 mile south of Assumption Rd and Persimmon Ave. One burial. Private land, ask permission to enter.
French Canadian Burial site
Sec 2, Blaine Twp, 4 miles east of Hastings. Known as Provancher Cemetery. About 20 burials, no markers. Historical marker along road.
Mount Sinai Jewish Cemetery
Located east 12th Street, Hastings. Established 1886. Maintained by Parkview Cemetery.
Crosier Monastery Cemetery
Located east 14th Street, Hastings on monastery grounds.
Located 1246 N Elm Ave. Hastings. Established 1886. Office has good records. phone (402) 462-4921
Click here for a link to interactive burial map
Located 1330 N Burlington Ave. Hastings.
Albert Brooking grave.
St. Mark's Episcopal Church Columbarium
422 N Burlington Ave. Hastings
Old Inland Cemetery
Sec 13, Blaine Twp. Former cemetery site, all markers destroyed and farmed over. Burials in 1870s and 1880s for former town of Inland (do not confuse with current Inland Cemetery located in Clay County).
West Ward or Danish Cemetery
Sec 21, Cottonwood Twp. 2 miles west of Holstein. Originally a Danish cemetery. First burial 1882, still in use.
St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery
Sec 22, Cottonwood Twp. Lutheran Church cemetery northwest of Holstein. Established in 1900, still in use. About 150 grave markers.
Sec. 26, Cottonwood Twp. half mile east of Holstein. Established 1877. Still in use.
Kirk Burial Site
Sec 34, Cottonwood Twp. Unmarked burial of Mrs. Kirk and five children died about 1883.
12th & Burlington Ave Hastings. Oldest Hastings cemetery, first burial 1873. No lots sold after 1886. Only records are list of lot owners.
Near the southwest corner of 14th & St. Joseph Ave. Hastings.
Established along with Highland Cemetery. No stones; now covered with tennis courts.
Hastings Regional Center or Ingleside Cemetery
Burials of insane asylum patients. First burial in 1888. No markers. Regional Center burials now available at the Adams County Historical Society. Link to Burials.
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery
Sec 33, Denver Twp. Church cemetery established 1906, still in use. About 35 grave markers. Names include BATES, BUNDE, EISCHEN, FRISCH, GROTHAUS, GROTHEN, HOEFER, JENSEN, KOCH, KOTHE, PAPENHAGEN, PFEIFER, RICHARDSON, SCHULTZ, UHRMACHER.
St. Paul's Lutheran Cemetery
Sec 1, Hanover Twp. Church cemetery established 1878, still in use. About 300 grave markers.
Hanover Presbyterian Cemetery
Sec 21, Hanover Twp. Church cemetery established 1878, still in use.
Scandanavian Lutheran Cemetery
Sec 22, Hanover Twp. Abandoned cemetery at former church site. First burial 1873. About 25 grave markers.
True Dutch Reformed Cemetery
Sec 23, Hanover Twp. also called Ostfriesland or Holland Cemetery. Abandoned cemetery at former church site. First burial 1881, 12 grave markers. Burial records include the names BLECKER, BOONTJER, BRANDTS, DIEKEN, ECKHOFF, HARRENSTEIN, KLINGER, OKONIS, PETERSEN, SCHLIEP, SIEMERS, SMIDT, WIEMANN
Kingston Cemetery site
Sec 32, Hanover Twp. Abandoned cemetery served former town of Kingston in 1870s. Historical marker along road. No grave markers. No records.
St Patrick's Catholic Cemetery
Sec 5, Highland Twp. Former Catholic church site, first burial 1886, still in use. About 80 grave markers.
Sunset Memorial Gardens
Sec 25, Highland Twp. North of Hastings on Highway 281. Established in 1960s. Phone (402) 462-5502.
Sec. 11, Juniata twp. Community cemetery one mile west of Juniata. Oldest cemetery in county, established in 1873, still in use.
Jones burial site
Sec. 11, Logan Twp. Three children of Seymore Jones buried in 1870s. Unmarked graves near the center of the section.
Sec. 17, Logan Twp. Former village cemetery, semi-abandoned. About 25 markers. Oldest dates from 1880s. Names on stones include HARRIS, PARKS, GRAVES, SHEFFIELD, SIMMONS, EICH. There are several unmarked graves.
St Joseph's Catholic Cemetery
Sec. 22, Logan Twp. Former Catholic Church cemetery. Thirteen grave markers. Names include HEMBERGER, HORTON, HYNES, MILLER, MONKEDICK, ZUBROD.
Sec. 18, Kenesaw Twp. Burial Site of Susan Haile.
One of the few marked Oregon Trail deaths, 1852.
Sec. 12, Kenesaw Twp. Single military stone in a grove of trees on private land. Ask permission to enter.
Adams County Poor Farm Cemetery site
Sec. 1, Roseland Twp. Unmarked burials of poor farm inmates, 1870s to 1920s. Records are lost.
Assumption Catholic Cemetery
Sec. 4, Roseland Twp. Catholic church cemetery established in 1883. Still in use. Many early settlers from Luxembourg.
German Baptist Cemetery
Sec. 27, Roseland Twp. Also knows as Dunkard Cemetery and Evans Cemetery. Former church cemetery, semi abandoned. About 30 markers. Names include EVANS, GRABILL, SIDES, HART, STAUFFER, POUSH, HOFFMAN, MILLER, HENRY, SHOWALTER.
Sec. 29, Roseland Twp. Formerly a United Brethren church cemetery, now a community cemetery. Established in 1878, still in use.
Sec. 35, Roseland Twp. Former Mennonite church cemetery, established in 1880s, semi abandoned. Approximately 100 burials.
Meyer Family Cemetery
Sec. 8, Verona Twp. Rudolph Meyer family burials. Abandoned.
Sec. 17, Verona Twp. Originally called Christ Lutheran Cemetery. Established in 1882, still in use.
Sec. 3, Wanda Twp. Community cemetery one mile south of Kenesaw, established in 1882, still in use.
Blevins Burial site
Sec. 20, Wanda Twp. Pioneer burial site dates from 1870s. Only marker is for S. BLEVINS. No records.
Sec. 30, Wanda Twp. Former Evangelical United Brethren church cemetery. Established 1880, semi abandoned. About 35 grave markers. Names include ASHTON, BAKER, BOBBITT, BURLING, CULLIP, DONALY, HASELBARTH, HINES, LAUMAN, SPINDLER, THORNE, UNAGST, WENZEL, YOUNG
Zion Lutheran Cemetery
Sec. 35, Wanda Twp. Lutheran church cemetery established in 1878, still in use. About 380 burials.
Sec. 10, West Blue Twp. Established in 1870s. Serves Hansen and Trumbull (clay County) areas. Still in use. ACHS has listing of burials compiled in 1997.
Sec. 18, Zero Twp. Also called the Wilson Cemetery. Burials from the 1870s. About 25 grave markers. Names include BERNARD, BOVARD, BYRON, CADE, CHAPMAN, FOSTER, KEITH, KIRKWOOD, MUNSON, NOYES, PHILEO, SIMERSON, SPRINGER, TOBIN, WELBORN, WILSON, WOODFORD, WOODRUFF.
Trinity Lutheran Cemetery
Sec. 34, Zero Twp. Owned by Trinity Lutheran Church of Blue Hill (Webster County). Established in 1870s, still in use.
Blumenthal Family Burial
Sec. 20 Zero Twp. 17 known burials, 1870s to 1905. Family of C.H. and Marie Blumenthal.
Sec. 29, Zero Twp. A fenced area containing 3 stones in the middle of farmground. Private land-ask permission to enter.
SOURCE: A Researchers Guide to Genealogical Data In ADAMS COUNTY, NEBRASKA, compiled by Catherine Renschler, © Nebraska State Genealogical Society, 1983 [Available from NSGS, POB 5608, Lincoln, NE 68505-0608]