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Columbia County
(Arlington Township)
Arlington Prairie Norwegian Cemetery
Tombstone Photos

These photos were generously taken and contributed to these pages by Larry & Linda Kopet!   Please take a moment to thank them for this terrific resource!  Use your back browser button to return to this page. Please note that these generous contributions do not necessarily depict all tombstone photographs for a given cemetery.

Amundson, Sarah
Amundson, T.
Anderson, Christie
Arlington Prairie Cemetery Sign
Bakken, Alvin T.
Bakken, Irene K.
Benson, Harry B. and Irene
Bolstad, Louis O. and Clara M.
Byurd, Gary L. and Rhonda A.
Cobbs, Harold V.
Cobbs, John Steven
Dalton, Deborah Love
Dalton, F. Paul and Ella C.
Dalton, Frederick P.
Dybdahl, Hans
Dybdahl, Nettie
Edwin, Lars P. and Gertrude T.
Edwin, Peter L. and Catherine S.
Ekern, John H. and Victoria G.
Ekern, John H.
Everson, Alex.
Everson, Alexander
Everson, Anna Pederson
Everson, Cyrus A.
Everson, Iver
Everson, Martha
Everson, Samuel W. and Magdalena
Glimme, Madli
Glimme, Peter K.
Gunderson, Anna
Gunderson, Henry
Hagen, Katherine
Hagen, Thomas
Hallanger, Jensina
Halstad, Lars
Holden, Clarence J. and Madaline L.
Holden, Russel J.
Johaneson, Niels
Johnson, Alfred C. and Marion G.
Johnson, Anna
Johnson, Anne J. and Martha C.
Johnson, Bertha
Johnson, Brita and Jesiab
Johnson, Cella
Johnson, Elizabeth
Johnson, Esther
Johnson, Ingaborg and Mary
Johnson, J.I.
Johnson, James B.
Johnson, James E.
Johnson, James O.
Johnson, John N.
Johnson, John O.
Johnson, Joseph I. and Bertha S.
Johnson, Nels and Anne
Johnson, Oliver and Martin
Johnson, Raymond J. and Mary H.
Johnson, Rev. Ingebrigt and Johane J.
Johnson, unclear
Kautz, Joseph A.
Klebck, unclear
Knerzer, Katherine J.
Knutson, Alfred J.
Knutson, Inger M.
Knutson, Russell
Knutson, Theodore A.
Larson, Brita
Larson, Edwin C.
Larson, Emma E.
Larson, infant
Larson, Isaac
Larson, Kathrine
Larson, Lena
Larson, Louisa
Larson, Martha S.
Larson, Ole W.
Larson, Sara
Larson, Sarah H.
Larson, Sarah
Larson, unclear
Lione, Guy N. and Mae T.
Lione, O.E. and J.
Lione, Oscar L. and Josephine T.
Lione, Otto S. and Geneva M.
Litsheim, Alvin R. and Edith J.
Litsheim, Lloyd and Ruth V.
Loff, Ancil M. and Earlin K.
Loken, Martha
Loken, Ole
Marshall, Douglas G. and Lillian L.
Morter, Raymond and Martha
Nelson, Christian and Helen
Nelson, John and Elizabeth
Olsen, A.
Olsen, unclear
Olson, Gjore L.
Olson, Henry D.
Olson, Susie C.
Peterson, Samuel C.
Peterson, unclear
Petzold, Irvena J. Lione
Prescott, Clara
Quam, E. and Myrtle A.
Quam, John R.
Solheim, Hazel Gladys
Solheim, John
Solheim, Mathilda
Solheim, Susie Geneva
Soward, Andrew
Soward, Anna
Soward, Caroline
Soward, Sarah
Spilde, Alice L.
Spilde, Anna D.
Spilde, Catharine
Spilde, Clarence and Ora
Spilde, Edna L.
Spilde, George
Spilde, Hans and Anna H.
Spilde, Hans
Spilde, Lars H.
Spilde, Ora B.
Spoonam, Edwin
Spoonam, Ellen Moe
Spoonam, Ingle
Tang, Ole
Thomas, father
Thompson, Aase
Thompson, Betsey
Thompson, Chris
Thompson, Edith
Thompson, Ted J.
Van Duser, Margaret R. Everson

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WISCONSIN MUNICIPALITIES: Cities Towns, and Villages, often referred to as 'municipalities' in Wisconsin law, are the governmental units that relate most directly to citizens' everyday lives.

TOWNS, like counties, were created by the state to provide basic municipal services. Rooted in New England and New York tradition, town government came to Wisconsin with the settlers, but Wisconsin towns were not like their Eastern counterparts that reflected the existing patterns of local settlement. In Wisconsin, towns are geographical subdivisions of counties. Towns originally served (and for the most part they continue to serve) rural areas. Towns govern those areas of Wisconsin not included in the corporate boundaries of cities and villages.

The difference between "township" and "town" often confuses the public. In Wisconsin, "township' refers to the surveyor's township which was laid out to identify land parcels within a county. Theoretically. a township is a square tract of land, measuring six miles on a side for a total of 36 square miles in the unit. Each township is divided into 36 sections. "Town", as the word is used in Wisconsin, denotes a specific unit of government. It's boundaries may coincide with the surveyor's township or it may look quite different. A Town may include one, parts of or several townships.

CITIES and VILLAGES, often referred to as "incorportated areas", govern territory where population is more concentrated. In general, minimum population for incorporation as a village is 150 residents for an isolated village and 2,500 for a metropolitan village located in a more densely settled area. For cities, the minimums are 1,000 and 5,000 respectively. As cities and villages are incorporated, they are carved out of the town territory and become independent units no longer subject to the town's control. The remainder of the town may take on a 'Swiss cheese" configuration as its area is reduced.

[Information above taken from "State of Wisconsin Blue Book 1997-1998"]

ProjectCopyright Notice: These generous contributions do not necessarily depict all tombstone photographs for a given cemetery. The source for many of the cemetery names and placenames on these pages come from Cemetery Locations in Wisconsin, 3rd edition, compiled by Linda M. Herrick and Wendy K. Uncapher. The book is published by Origins at 4327 Milton Ave. Janesville, WI 53546. All files on this site are copyrighted by their creator and/or contributor. They may be linked to but may not be reproduced on another site without specific permission from Tina Vickery [] and/or their contributor. Although public information is not in and of itself copyrightable, the format in which they are presented, the notes and comments, etc., are. It is however, quite permissable to print or save the files to a personal computer for personal use ONLY.

This page was last updated 20 November 2012