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Polk County
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Assumption Catholic 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.

Assumption Catholic Church Sign
Baillargeon, Benedict F.
Baker, Michael Timothy
Barrett, Patrick
Bayer, A.
Beers, Clarence and Helen
Bonneprise, Peter Louis and Anna Glodet
Bonneprise, Walburga E.
Boucher, Dave Leon
Boucher, Elmer J.
Boucher, L. Napoleon and Amelia C.
Brosnahan, Demis and Margret
Bucher, Mary
Bucher, unclear
Callannan, Annie
Cook, Margret
Cook, Peter
Coozennoy, Aloys L.
Coozennoy, George H. and Laura T.
Darin, Bridget
DeMulling, Albert T.
DeMulling, John
Doar, James and family
Dore, Florence
Eron, Edwin E.
Farmer, Mary
Francois, Magdalen D.
Francois, Samuel
Grotty, Mrs. Pierce and Whalen, Mrs. Mary
Grotty, Patrick H. and family
Grotty, Pierce
Grotty, Thomas
Handrahan, Pierce
Handrahan, Thomas and Mary
Heinlein, John and family
Herold, Earnest and family
Herold, Gertrude and family
Herold, Grandfather and Gertrude
Hoxmier, Margaret
Jahnke, Franz and Anna K.
Jahnke, Genevieve
Jahnke, John and Anna
Jahnke, Thomas Stephen
Jennie, Frank and family
Keller, Rev. George
Kromrey, John W. and Audrey L.
Lamere, Amlia
LaVarre, Gesina
Lavicott, Frank and Mary
Lynch, Michael and Margaret
Madden, Ellen Kennedy
Madden, John
Maitrejean, Hortense
Maitrejean, Paul
McCabe, James O.
McCoy, John
McCoy, Mary
Murnane, Harold F.
Neidermire, John and Apolonia
Neumann, August and Rose C.
Neumann, Edward A. and Irene G.M. Noble
Neumann, Katharine Marie (Kate)
Niederer, Frank Joseph
Niederer, William F.
Parent, Abraham and Lawrence
Piche, Edmund A.
Pretzel, Agatha M.
Ross, Mary
Ross, Neal A.
Rump, John and Rosalia
Schoen, August
Schwan, Martin A. and Theresa R.
Scobey, Emily M.
Shay, Dennis
Shay, Timothy
Springer, Apollonia
Springer, Helena E.
Sullivan, Catherine
Sullivan, Daniel J. and family
Sullivan, Timothy
Tinney, Ralph O. and Bernice T.
Vadman, Malvina A.
Vellieu, Eulalie Bonneprise
Wall, Samuel
Wille, Jacob J. and Mary F.

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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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