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Columbia County
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Annunciation 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.

Achterberg, Louis and Amelia
Alderden, female
Alderden, M.C.
Bandsma, Emma Docter
Bauman, Willie and Clara
Boomsma, James M. and family
Boomsma, John Harry
Boorsma, Joseph Sr. and Hattie
Braaksma, Walter D.
Bradley, Frank E.
Bradley, Thomas
Brandsma, Edward and Clara
Brooks, Harvey and Eunice M.
Brooks, William P. and Delia A.
Bruxvoort, Harvey J. and Margo A.
Bunkowske, Adolph R. and Annette M. Roberts
Burbach, Christ H.
Busse, Kenneth C.
Cupery, Sipke and Menke
Cupery, Yatse S.
De Vries, henry
De Vries, Howard F. and Judith E.
De Vries, infant
De Vries, Jennie
DeBoer, Gerhardt M. and Jeanette
DeBoer, Shirley Jean
DeYoung, Mike and Jennie
DeYoung, Myrin and Gladys H.
Dykstra, Nicholas and family
Dykstra, Nick J.
Dykstra, Sam and Hattie
Dykstra, Sjouke and Grace
Dystra, Henry L.
Eisely, Sadie
Elgersma, Gerben K.
Ellis, Mary
Epley, Elizabeth
Epley, Morgan H.
Gilmore, Justine Patience
Graafsma, Albert
Graafsma, Frank
Grebe, Sophia
Haima, Erwin W. and Jennie
Hammond, Benjamin and Wrexaville O.
Heeringa, Andrew
Horkheimer, Arthur P. (Porky) and Mary E. Foley
Horkheimer, Edmund Philip
Horkheimer, Foley A. (Jack aka Star Hustler)
Horkheimer, Neil Michael
Hughes, Elizabeth
Hughes, infant
Huizenga, Benjamin and Annie
Huizenga, Eric S. (Lefty) and Lois M.
Huizenga, Lucas
Huizenga, Lynn A.
Hunt, Frank J.
Hunt, Joseph and Susan
Jansma, Leroy W. (Lee) and Nancy Balk
Jansma, Louie and Anna
Jones, E.P. and family
Jones, John C. and Laura
Jones, John P. and Catharine
Kaminski, Bernard
Kaminski, Max L. and Ethel J. O'Laughlin
Katsma, Clarence D. and family
Keeley, father and mother
Keeley, Mildred
Keeley, Ralph H.
Kikkert, Elizabeth Bandsma
Kikkert, Nick Sr.
Kintopp, Michael
Koman, Arnold J. and family
Kooistra, Gerrit P.
Kooistra, Ida Elgersma
Kooistra, Peter C.
Kooistra, Peter
Koppelman, Louis and Margaret F. Zimmermann
Kovalaske, Charles F. and Cecelia C.
Kovalaske, Joseph and Frances
Kovalaske, Joseph and Pauline
Krueger, Alvin
Krueger, Elsa and Tessmann, Helena
Kuiper, Fred and Emma
Kuipers, John and Johanna
Kuizenga, John and Elsie Douma
Lightner, J. Addison
Lightner, Lettie E.
Maas, Emma L.
Marquart, Emma M.
Marquart, infants
Marquart, unclear child
McMorran, David and Nancy A.
McMorran, Floyd and Lillian A.
McMorran, Richard
McMorran, Viola
Medema, Alvin (Al) and Ramona J. Vander Woude
Michaels, Ernestine
Minnema, Frank and unclear
Morford, Rev. J.B.
Moskoskie, Joseph and Anna
Mrotzek, Heinz
Nightingale, Brighty and family
Nihf, Carl R. and Darlene B.
Oestreich, Wilhelm and family
Parry, Elizabeth
Patrick, William K. and Ida M.
Pendell, Belle
Pendell, Ellery
Pfannenstill, Paul and Carol Lewis
Pierce, M.
Pierce, unclear
Podoll, Rudolph and Wilhelmina
Podoll, Willis
Posthuma, August and Jessie
Posthuma, Eli
Posthuma, Gertie
Posthuma, Juliette J.
Pynakker, A. Van Der Wal
Regnerus, Jacob W. Sr.
Roberts, Robert L. and Mary C.
Ruh, Henry S. and Hilda C.
Sasada, Otto A. and family
Schaalma, John and Dorothy Douma
Schmidt, Elias and Clara
Schrecardus, James A. and family
Smedema, John C. and Frances
Sonnenberg, Charlie and Auguste
Stamm, Ida
Stamm, Irma M.A.
Stavropoulos, George A. Sr. and family
Sterk, Chester S. and Gertrude Minnema Heeringa
Stiemsma, Henry (Hank) and Sarah
Stiemsma, Louis B. and Geraldine McCollum
Suffron, Sarah
Syens, Clifford and Gladys G. Elgersma
Syens, Martin and Anna
Sytsma, Ben D. and family
Tamminga, Nathan T.
Tamminga, Norris and Winnella Posthuma
Terpstra, Peter and Anna
Tessmann, Else M.E.
Tillema, Gerald A. and family
Van Beek, Donald G. and Johanna DeVries
Van Buren, Steven and Daniel
Van Delle, Steven W.
Van Dellen, Ralph W. and Isabel E.
Van Der Schaaf, Margaret
Van Der Werff, Jacob Edward
Van Der Werff, John L. and Dora
Van Dyke, August and family
Van Dyke, Gerald M. (Jerry) and Melrose C. Alderden
Van Her Waarden, Abraham and Sarah Boresma
Van Zanen, Robert C. and Elizabeth
Vander Galien, Melvin and Ann G. Huizenga
Vander Galien, Samuel and Louise E.
Vander Galien, William S. and Elizabeth Jansma
Vander Meer, Harry and Kathryn
Vander Meulen, Herman
Vander Meulen, Jacob and Lena
Vander Ploeg, family
Vander Werff, George K. and Charlotte M. Vander Meer
Vander Werff, John P. and Henrietta Dykema
Vander Werff, Louis L. and Arlene Fischer
Vander Woude, Newton and Florence Bruinsma
Von Allmen, John R. Sr. and Emma M. Willimann
Vredeveld, Gilbert W. and family
Wandrei, Earl G. and Edna A. Henslin
Warmka, Andrew and Rosa
Watkins, Clarrissa M.
Westerhoff, Bessie Postma Graafsma
Westra, Klaas
Westra, Theresa
Wider, J.C. and Louisa M.
Williams, William M. and Annie
Young, Earl J. and family
Young, George W.
Young, Sarah
Zemlo, Albert and Adeline
Zentarski, Harold F. and Ellen M. Miller
Zielsky, William and Amelia
Ziese, Viola H. Podoll
Zondag, Tuenis T. and Elizabeth E.

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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.

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