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Green County
(Jefferson Township)
Austin aka Oak Hill Cemetery
Tombstone Photos

These photos were generously taken and contributed to these pages by Larry and 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.

Albright, Emery and Docia
Andrew, H.
Andrew, Hiram
Andrew, Jacob J.
Austin, E.
Austin, J.
Austin, J.M.
Austin, Rolland M.
Austin, S.
Austin, Sarah
Austin, Seth B.
Austin, Seth
Austin, Shadrach
Austin, unclear
Baird, Ben J.
Baird, Fannie
Baird, George W.
Baird, Sarah J.
Baird, William and Elizabeth
Blackford, unclear
Blackford, Wm. and Nettie
Bloom, Michal
Button, Charles
Carter, William and Elizabeth
Champlain, Zophar C.
Chryst, Catharine
Chryst, David
Chryst, Jane
Chryst, John
Chryst, unclear
Coldren, unclear female
Coldren, unclear
Deal, Clara
Deal, Ellen
Deal, John S.
Deal, Lucy L.
Deal, Rosa
Deal, Saian
Deal, unclear child
Deal, unclear
Deal, Veronica
Dennis, Elizabeth E.
Dennis, Samuel and Elizabeth E. Bloom
Dennis, Samuel
Dufferd, Harriet Ellen
Dunaway, Howard
Durns, infant children
Eincher, Nancy
Eincher, unclear
Eley, Abraham
Eley, Carl A.
Eley, Catharine A.
Eley, Elizabeth
Eley, George
Eley, H. A.
Eley, Hannah C.
Eley, Minnie
Eley, Romayn
Eley, Sera
Eley, unclear
Gaugrey, Catharine
Groves, Uriah
Hamperl, Fredrick
Hendrickson, A.
Hodges, David
Hodges, John S. and Isabelle
Hoyland, unclear Benson
Hutzel, unclear
Hutzel, William
Johns, Rachel and Woodle, T.B.
Jones, Elisabeth
Kafer, Joe
Kafer, Rose
Keen, Charles
Machey, Joseph
Machey, W.
Morris, Arabella
Morris, Theo M. and unclear
Moyer, Fannie
Moyer, George and Fannie
Moyer, Tom J.
Noyes, John B. and Sarah J.
Noyes, L.B.
Noyes, Margaret E.
Richland, English Luteran Church Sign
Roub, Amelia
Roub, Catharine
Roub, Daniel L.
Roub, John
Scoville, George
Scoville, unclear
Simonds, Almira Cushman
Simonds, Isaac M.
Simonds, Lucy Ann
Stevenson, A.
Stevenson, Charlotte
Stevenson, Ella S.
Stevenson, Emma J.
Sutherlamd, Matilda E.
Sutherland, Adam
Sutherland, Cerman and Mary A.
Sutherland, Daniel S.
Sutherland, Louisa
Woodle, Alpheus and Hannah
Woodle, Halia
Woodle, Mary
Wyatt, John

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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