Heater Cemetery
aka New Jerusalem Cemetery
Mason Co, Illinois


This is a complete listing of stones found in Heater aka New Jerusalem, plus information from a reading done in 1983 by Vertus & Evelyn Meyer. Researchers are welcome to contribute any burial information or photos of stones to be placed on this website by emailing Kristin

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Name Birth Death Other Information
unknown illegible
unknown illegible
Bartel, Albert T. 15 Nov 1879 4y 3m 29d, son of W & E, same stone as Lilly
Bartel, Henry 13 Sept 1885 83y 4m 21d
Bartel, Lilly 30 Oct 1879 2y 3m 1d, dau of W & E, same stone as Albert
Bartel, Mary 16 March 1871 dau of Henry, not found in 2011
Bartel, Mary 67y 3?m 1d, wife of Henry, stone broken at death date
Budke, Louise C. 15 Nov 1882 5 Jan 1886 3y 1m 20d, dau of J.G. & F.M.
Fitschen, Anna A 30 Jan 1866? 21 Aug 1879? 13y 6m 27d
Hurst, Edward 17 Jan 1873 25 April 1874
Hurst, John J. 22 Sept 1834 13 Sept 1875
Keller, Aden   Aug 1882 28y 4m 22d, possibly John Keller?, not found in 2011
Keller, John   7 April 1882 78y 4m 22d
Killius, M. Ursula   19 Sept 1873 46y 9m 1d, wife of G.
Mayer, Henry   18 Aug? 1876 age is illegible
Mayer, Simon 2 Oct 1873 16 March 1874 5m 4d, son of J & C?
Mehlhop, Anna   29 Jan 1897 80 or 89y 3m, wife of Henry, same stone
Mehlhop, Henry   15 Aug 1883 72y, same stone as Anna
Morganstein, Peter 21 ??? 1801? 17 May or March 1878  
Tackman, --------- 27 Aug 1873 4 Jan 1899 not found in 2011
Wiemer, Friederich 10 May 1818 21 Dec 1885 67y 7m 11d
Wiemer, Wilhelmine 7 March 1822 17 Jan 1867 wife of Fried

Cemetery Index