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Newton Cemetery
Marquette County, Wisconsin

Newton Township
Lat: 4357'10"N, Lon: 8926'45"W

Contributed by Larry L Ketchum, Mar 22, 2003 [xgkids@maqs.net]. Total records = 12.

Location: Newton Township, Marquette County, Wisconsin. From highway I-39 in the Village of Westfield, go east 3.9 miles on CTH E to CTH B, turn left (north) on CTH B and go 3.6 miles, cemetery is on west side of road.

The cemetery is well maintained by the Township of Newton, but it has not been used in many decades, and most of the stones have deteriorated badly. There is also evidence of unmarked graves.

I have transcribed from my readings, which I took from all known tombstones, on Sep 17 1997.

- Larry L Ketchum

Chaffee, J. S., no dates, Co H, 11th Wis Inf; GAR flag holder"
Chaffee, Julius L., d. 1860, (unreadable), Sohn von J.S. & E. Chaffee
Cheney, Abiathar, d. 3 Apr 1858, age: 62y 2m 15d,
Graves, Ellen M., d. 16 Oct 1859, age: 5y 4m 22d, Toch. von ? & J. Graves
Hammond, Charles J., remainder unreadable
Hammond, Elmer J., d. 12 Jul 1864, (unreadable), Son of ? G. Hammond
Hammond, Mary, d. 21 Jan 1860, age: 64y 1m 16d,
Imm, Orville R., b. 1908, d. 1941
Parker, Mrs. Huldah J., b. 22 May 1822, d. 25 Jun 1890
Sawyer (?), Arthur D., dates unreadable
Sawyer, Caroline, dates unreadable; broken stone
Wadsworth, Willie O., d. 22 Apr 1860, (unreadable), Son of H. & Amanda Wadsworth

Misc:
Stones, 2 broken
??, Elsie, b. no dates
??, Emma, unreadable
E. M. G., small headstone with no other information
Sawyer, ??, dates unreadable
Str?, ??, d. 21 Oct 1865, age: 68y 11d, broken stone
no stone, marked by artificial wreath

 

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