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Richland County
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Coumbe 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.

Andrew, Clara Josephine
Atkinson, Grace
Atkinson, Mary Josephine
Bartels, Joseph C.
Bartels, Larry
Bennett, William A.
Bergum, Anna
Bixby, Solomon
Blair, Harriet I.
Blanchard, Manda J.
Carson, Lott
Chitwood, Gene (Fox)
Chitwood, Harley A. and Virgina
Clark, Albert W.
Clark, David and Mary E.
Coumbe Cemetery Sign,  
Coumbe, Christian
Coumbe, infant girl
Coumbe, John and Sarah A.
Coumbe, Thomas
Coumbe, William G.
Craigo, infant
Crandell, Abraham W.
Crandell, John J.
Crandell, William
Dewey, Dama D.
Dewey, Dama
Dewey, David and Ann
Dieter, Christopher and Gertrude
Dillen, Henry
Dillon, Elizabeth C.
Dunston, Joseph
Elliott, John
Elliott, Nancy Jane
Elliott, Sarah
Elliott, Thomas
Frazier, James
Fritsch, Paul A. and Zereta M.
Godfrey, Lyman A.
Godfrye, Elaine M.
Hayward, Wm. and Margaret A.
Hicks, Nancy J.
Huchbanks, Cornelius
Hughbanks, John
Kenilrick, Lizzie Whitcomb
King, Lyman
Lot, George
McKown, George M.
McKown, Gilbert B. and Lucy A.
Miller, Charlotte H. and Sarah
Miller, Henry
Miller, Josephine
Miller, Margret
Miller, R.M. and Elizabeth F.
Morris, Emma J.
Morris, John S.
Morris, Henry O. and Jane
Packard, Leona E.
Palmer, Sarah Porter
Palmer, Susannah
Persell, William
Pilling, Olive L.
Powell, Annie
Powell, Asher T.
Powell, Carl D.
Powell, George
Powell, John C. and Zilpha A.
Powell, Joseph and Rebecca
Powell, Joseph Hilton
Purscell, Ella M.
Purscell, infant girl
Purscell, Wm J. and Amy S.
Racy, Herbert Edward
Racy, Noram
Richason, James
Richason, Levi
Richason, Millie
Ritchie, William and Lida E.
Robinson, Edward B. and Christ
Robinson, Emma
Satterlee, Elizabeth
Satterlee, George
St. John, infant girl
St. John, unclear
Thorpe, James A. and Salome A
Tisdale, henry and William
Tisdale, James
Tisdale, W.C. and M. Rhody
Wallace, Thomas J.
Wanek, Gus W. and Jessie M.
Wanek, Herman A. and Ivah M.
Wanek, John
Wanek, Joseph J. and Gertrude
Wanek, Wm. H.B. (Bill)
Werdelle, Cynthia
Werdelle, Michael K.
Whitcomb, infant girl
Whitcomb, Myron
Wilcox, George F. and Lottie M
Wright, Sarah Miller
Young, Julia S.
Young, Margaret
Young, Rebbeca C.
Young, Sarah M.
Young, Violeta R.
Young, Zilpha A.
Zelman, Elizabeth

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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