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Henion Cemetery
Portage, Columbia County, Wisconsin

GPS: 43.59170, -89.36500

County Rd EE
Portage, WI 53901

Published: September 30, 2016
Total records: 13


Henion Cemetery is located in Marcellon township, Columbia County, Wisconsin, east of Portage near the Cole/Fuller Cemetery on EE on what was the family farm. The cemetery has only one stone.

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Thanks to Fern Bessac for info.

There is only one monument stone in the cemetery which reads...

"Henion, Wm. L. His wife Harriet and Five children At Rest"

The five children and parents according to vital records were as follows...

Henion, Hattie A., b. 11-15-1866, d. 05-25-1882
Henion, Kittie A., b. 10-02-1876, d. 05-21-1882
Henion, Minnie A., b. 02-25-1869, d. 05-28-1882
Henion, Fanny A., b. 11-22-1870, d. 05-28-1882
Henion, Janette A., b. 08-01-1871, d. 05-25-1882
Henion, William L. (Harriet), 78 yr old, d. 01-10-1903, Wm. A. on death certificate
Henion, Harriet (William L.), died soon after children

Portage Newspaper 05-27-1882 reports death of five Henion children of Diptheria, ages 4-16yr...

Diphtheria-- Mr. A. Henion's Family who reside on Conant street, in the second ward, is suffering severely from diphtheria. All of their children, five, have been taken down with it. One has died and it is said two or more of the others cannot recover. Just as we go to press, we learn that two of the above named children died Thursday, and that in case of the remaining two, there is no hope of their recovery. The first and youngest died on Sunday last aged four years; the oldest is 16. A whole family of five children swept off in a single week! It is awful. The house has been quarantined.

The following burials were noted at this site in 2006...

Pitman, Dorothy Brewer-Atkinson (2nd w/o George A Sr.), b. 1927, (m2)07-17-1978
Pitman, George A. Jr. (Mary), b. 06-03-1942
Pitman, George Albert Sr. (#1Phyllis Ashley, #2Dorothy Brewer-Atkinson), b. 04-21-1920, d. 11-18-2010, WW II, US Navy, Aviation Ordnanceman, (m2)07-17-1978, s/o Charles & Iva Dopp Pitman, see obit
Pitman, Phyllis Ashley (1st w/o George Albert Pitman Sr.), b. 1923, d. 07-05-1963 see obit
Preston, Arnold Edward (Judy K.), b. 07-20-1942, d. 02-06-1999 Vietnam, A1C US Air Force
Preston, Judy K. (Arnold Edward), b. 09-22-1946, d/o George Albert Sr.& Phyllis Ashley Pitman

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