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Washington County
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St Kilian 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.

Aschemacher, Heinrich
Beil, John and Josie
Belson, John and Julia
Blum, Agnes
Blum, Peter
Boetsch, henry and Maria
Borlen, Dominic and Anna
Caine, Patrick and Ellen
Christman, family
Christmann, Barbara
Christnacht, Anna
Christnacht, Frank and Anna
Clifford, Bridget and Ella
Deguenther, Phillip and Maria
Dempsey, James and Ellen
Donovan, Margaret
Dorn Casper,  
Ekstein, Joseph
Emmer, John and Mary
Esser, Andreas
Frauendorf, Louis
Fraundorf, John and Elizabeth
Fraundorf, Joseph and Harry
Fraundorf, William and Josephi
Gaedtke, Jacob
Gehl, father Michael
Goetz, George
Goetzinger, John
Grossmann and Messmer,  
Gutschenritter, George and Ann
Haman, Baltes and Mary
Haupert, Susanna
Hegy, Barney and Margaret
Hein, Mathie
Heisler, George and Helen
Kahlscheuer, Theodore
Knoble, Charles and Anna
Koelzer, John and Henriette
Konrath, Jacob
Kreutz, Joseph
Kupeer, John
Laun, Philipp and Maria
McGowan, Sister Bridget
McGraw, Daniel and Annie
Momenas, Adam
Mueller, Alois
Nagel, Catherine
Pondelick, Victoria and Carry
Reck, Adam and Carolina
Rehberg, Elias and Maria
Reilly, Patrick and Bridget
Rettler, Frank and Susanna
Rettler, John
Rettler, Peter and Katharina
Schaller, Adam and Crescentia
Scheck, Jacob
Schild, family
Schoenk, Heinrich
Schreck, Charles and Caroline
Schwartz, Nicklous and Margret
Simon, Chrictina
Simon, Johannes
Snyder, Akety
Sprey, Mathias
Vishing, John and Josephine
Whelan, James
Winterhalter, John and Magdele
Zelinske, Walter
Zieringer, Rosa

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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