Nassau Cemetery

between Round Top and Shelby

Nassau Cemetery is located between Shelby and Round Top off FM 1457. The cemetery is near the junction of Nassau Road and Neumann Road. The cemetery is about one acre of meadow land, unfenced, and well kept. The Nassau School (1890-1943) was next to this cemetery. Land for the cemetery was given by a Mr. Stanley.

The oldest recorded grave is that of Wilhelmine Rummel who died Dec.26, 1930. Benjamin Schlabach and Rawlin F. Weber, who both died in 1945, served in World War II.

Family names on tombstones are those of Giese, Hall, Hoffmann, Kubala, Nitzsche, Reuter, Rummel, Schlabach, Smith, Voelkel, Weber, and Weyand.

Grave Markers for the Rummel Family

submitted by Connie Moore
Wilhelmine Wintiefelt Rummel
17 Jan 1855 - 26 Dec 1930
married in 1876 to
Louis Rummel
15 Oct 1850 - 21 Sep 1931
Both were born in Prussia.

Emil Rummel
June 1877- 2 Feb 1938 (stone says 1937)
son of Louis & Wilhelmine Rummel

Robertina Meier Rummel
1875-24 Oct 1959
married Emile Rummel 24 Dec 1901
at Washington County, Texas

Herman Rummel
2 Aug 1891 - 1 Aug 1979
son of Louis & Wilhelmine Rummel

Ida Markwardt Rummel
25 Nov 1883 - 24 May 1951
wife of Herman Rummel

Elo Otto Rummel
15 Feb 1921 - 10 Oct 2000
son of Herman Rummel

Vera Agnes Franke Rummel
12 Sep 1913-16 Aug 2000
wife of Elo Otto Rummel