The Milwaukee County Farm Cemetery (a.k.a. Potter's Field) was used during the years 1872-1974. This cemetery was used for the poorhouse inmates and also for burial of other indigent people and transients for whom no funds were available for burial.
There are nearly 6,400 names in the burial register book. The names of the deceased are now online for 1872-1974 at Burials in Milwaukee County Wisconsin Almshouse & Poor Farm Cemeteries The years 1893-1913 are missing.
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