Milheim Cemetery
Sealey, Austin County, Texas

Date: June 25, 2000

Cemetery Name: Milheim Cemetery
Street: Off Highway 36 on Peters-San Felipe Rd.
City: Between Sealy and Bellville
County: Austin
State: TX
Nation: U.S.
Zip:
Land Type: Private
Status: Abandoned
Number of graves: 56
Oldest grave: Sept 21, 1873
Records: Yes
Inventory: Yes
Owner: Harvey Stuessel, Sealy, Texas

Problem's
Cemetery about to be destroyed
Overgrown-trees
Overgrown-ground cover
Overgrown-vines
Broken Headstones
Buried Headstones
Disintegrating Headstones
Fallen Headstones
Removed Headstones
General Neglect
Vandalism

Location

Austin County Historical Commission, "The Cemeteries of Austin County Texas", Jim Bishop, Chairman, Betty Krueger, Secretary -- no date.

Description

Located on private property (limited access) and very overgrown with majority of stones toppled over and being slowly covered by dirt and brush. Property fenced to protect it from cows.

Other Problems

Very quick overgrowth and trees toppling, not many stone markers still upright.

Previous Contacts

No one. Today is the first time I saw it. Saw property owner and he is too old to do anything about condition of cemetery.

Current Status

Submitted by / Contact for additional Information:
name: Claude Gruener
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