Mishicot Township, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin

Located behind Holy Cross Church in the Village of Mishicot, on Wis. 147, northwest corner of S. Main & Church Street. Indexed July 7, 2001 by Shari Milks.

Names in [Brackets] were from info from the tombstone pics taken 7 July 2001 by Shari.
The link from the surname goes to a page with photos of the tombstone.
If the person's first name is underlined, it is a link to the obituary.


Joseph Belrose Part of a Civil War stone
   In tandem with the Manitowoc County Civil War Round Table it's been 
   determined that this stone was for Joseph Belrose from Mishicot, who 
   served in the 14th WI Inf, Co. A.
   (From the correspondent in Mishicott, 12 Feb.)
   Death on Wed. last week of Jos. Bellrose, an old resident of our town, 
   of old age debility. He was buried Fri.
   Der Nord Westen, 14 Feb. 1901

BROUCHOUD: Stone with this inscription: These brothers emigrated from Val De Bagnes Switzerland in 1875 to Mishicot, Wisconsin P. Joseph Brouchoud Portrait Artist Tombstone Peintre De L'ecole Bagnarde (translation: "Painter of the school of Convict") P. Joseph Brouchoud/1815-1892, ossw: Rosalie M. Maret(?)/1808-1885, ossw: Peter J. Brouchoud/1818-1903 From Der Nord Westen, 05 Feb. 1903: (From the correspondent in Mishicott, 03 Feb.) The father of Peter Brouchond(sic) died in his son's home on Sat. at the age of 82 of old age debility. The funeral was held this morning at the local cemetery from the Catholic Church., ossw: Anne Marie Corinay(?) no dates Tombstone (Additional Information: Wendy researched and found that P. Joseph Brouchoud was born Pierre Joseph Brouchoud. He was born 10/22/1815 in Le Chable, Switzerland. He died 4/11/1892 in Mishicot, WI. He was a famous painter in his time, some of his works can still be found online...paintings (portraits) that have been auctioned or sold in Switzerland during the past 10 years....dating 1835-1856. There is also a book available about him that was written in 1984...priced between $600-$720 per copy. Numerous websites mention him (European), and he is listed on the Museum of Wisconsin Art (MWA) web site.)

COCHANETT: Jos. Cochanett/Co. O./13th Wis. Inf Tombstone (County death index: COCHENET Joseph Feb 15 1889 v.4 p.10 and 14) Joseph and Catherine (Crittidon) Cochenet, natives of Switzerland,. . . were married in Switzerland, in 1855 set sail for the United States with two children, an infant who died soon after coming to the new country, and a son, Emil. Locating in the town of Gibson, Manitowoc county, on eighty acres of wild land, Joseph Cochenet built a log cabin and log barn, and started to clear his land with an ox-team. Later he added forty acres to the farm and erected a substantial residence and other buildings, becoming one of the prominent men of his town, and serving as supervisor for a number of years. He died in 1891(sic), while his widow still survives him at the age of seventy-eight years, residing in Oconto county. In politics Mr. Cochenet was a democrat, and he was a veteran of the Civil war, having served in Company H, Twenty-fifth Wisconsin Volunteers, during the latter part of the war. There were four sons and four daughters in the family, of whom three of the former and two of the latter are still living." (No source given) ******** (1880 Gibson twp. census: Joseph Cochanet age 52; wife Catharina 48; Josephine 11; Ortense 15; August 13; Catharina 11; Joseph 9; Maurice 7; brother Felix Cochenet 43) ******** Birth: Jan. 19, 1828 Valais, Switzerland Death: Feb. 15, 1889 Manitowoc County Wisconsin, USA

CRAITE: Emma Niquette/wife of Oliver Craite/born Dec. 2 1852/died Nov. 11, 1876 Tombstone

CRETTON: Jane, Josephine Cretton/?eiele/27 Avril 1858/Decedeiele/19 Fevrie 1894 Tombstone Louis Cretton/Co D 27th Wisconsin [d. August 10, 1882/from Manitowoc County Civil War Roundtable/no b. date] Tombstone

FELEY: Morris/Son of/P. & R. Feley/died/March 11, 1892/aged 33 years Tombstone Maurice Feley/born Dec. 8, 1821/died Oct. 8, 1896 Tombstone, ossw: Rosalie Feley/born Mar. 9, 1844/died Jan. 22, 1900 Tombstone From Der Nord Westen, 25 Jan. 1900: (From the correspondent in Mishicott, 22 Jan.) Mrs. R. Felley died today. She had been ill for a long time but has always been up and about. This time she was in Two Rivers when she began to feel worse and asked to be taken home. Her relatives there took her to F. Ruelle who sent for her son who was a few hours away. She died before the son could be summoned. She was 54 and leaves 6 mostly grown children. Her husband had preceded her in death several years ago. ossw: In Memory of our Father and Mother/Gone but not forgotten Tombstone

FIELDS: Franz Fields/geboren/7 Feb. 1871/gestorben/16 Feb. 1874 Tombstone From the Files of the Pilot - Forty-Four Years Ago - 1874 We learn through the Chronicle of a serious accident which occurred in the village of Mishicot to the little son of Louis Fields. It appears that he pulled from the table an urn filled with boiling coffee, spilling it over him and scalding him in a most terrible manner. The poor little fellow lingered along for nearly a day, suffering the most intense pain and then was relieved by death. Manitowoc Pilot, Thurs., Feb. 28, 1918

FILLIEZ: Tombstone Filliez Base Euphrasine/Wife of Frederique Filliez/born Sept. 1832/died Aug. 19, 1917 Tombstone Notes from Fischerville: Mrs. Fred Filliez, an old resident of the town, died at her home here last Sunday afternoon. Her death was due to infirmities to old age. Mrs. Filliez was in good health practically all her life time and was an amiable old lady. She was born in Switzerland and came to this country with her husband and three children in the early 60's. Her husband died some ten years ago. The deceased is survived by two sons, Morris and Louis, both whom reside on a farm here. The funeral services were held Tuesday at 9 am with interment at the Mishicot Catholic Cemetery. Rev. Bella performed the last sad rites. May her soul rest in peace. Manitowoc Pilot, Thurs., Aug. 30, 1917 Theresia Filliez/1853-1902/wife of/ MISHICOT: Mrs. Charley Fee (sic) who had been an invalid for many years died at her home last Wednesday and was buried from the Catholic church Friday. Deceased leaves besides a husband also a large family of children. The bereaved family have the sympathy of many relatives and friends. Manitowoc Pilot Thursday, October 30, 1902 pg. 8 ********* Theresa Bodma Tilleiz (sic) birth: April 1853 Belgium, Europe death: 21 October 1902 Gibson, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Mishicott, Wis. residence: 1902 Gibson, Wis. spouse: Charlie Tilleiz (sic) Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 Charley Filliez/1841-1918 Tombstone Theresia/Charley On Thursday, Dec. 12, at 8 am Charles Filliez, a pioneer of the early 60’s died. Mr. Filliez was born in Switzerland in 1842 and came to this country in the early sixties and settled in the town of Gibson on a farm where he has resided up to his death. His wife preceded him in death about sixteen years ago. Deceased is survived by five sons and three daughters; they are, Charles of Idaho, George of Two Rivers, August, Walter and Peter at home, Mrs. Joseph Crouchaine, Mrs. Joseph Ginser, and Mrs. Morris Brouchard. Mrs. Ginser was unable to attend her father’s funeral, she being ill with influenza. Manitowoc Herald News, Monday, December 16, 1918, Page 3

GRIMM: Frank Grimm/gest./16 Jan. 1881/alter/74 jahre Tombstone

HAAS: Hier Ruht/Johann Haas/Geb 5 Feb. 1825/Gest 16 Mar. 1876 Tombstone

HERGES: Just part of a stone with Herges surname Tombstone

LA BUDDA: Margeretha La Budda/2 Sept. 1879/16 Juni 1916 Tombstone Margrite Schibblack Labuda birth: 2 September 1879 Germany death: 14 June 1906 Mishicot, Manitowoc Co., Wisconsin burial: Mishicot residence: 1906 Mishicot, Wis. father: John Schibblack mother: Maria spouse: Frank Labuda Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 ******** Death in Mishicott on Thursday last week of Mrs. Frank Laboda. The funeral was held Monday from the Catholic Church. Der Nord Westen, 21 June 1906 ******** (Per notice, death was Thur., 14 June. County Death index: 1906 Jun 14 LABUDA Margrite co. death index v.8 p.78

LA PLANT: (An obituary, but no stone can be found in any cemetery) Felix LaPlant died September 12, 1872, of apoplexy, aged 48 years. The deceased was a much respected farmer, and has resided in Mishicott upwards of fifteen years. He leaves a wife and seven children, the youngest about two years old. Manitowoc Co. Chronicle, Sept. 17, 1872)

LOTZ: Just the base with the Lotz surname Tombstone

LUY: Benjamin Luy, ossw: Eugene Luy From Der Nord Westen, 11 June 1908: (From the correspondent in Mishicott, 09 June) Death Tuesday morning from old age debility of 87-yr. old Mrs. E. Ley, a sister of recently deceased Mr. S. Rouiller, with whose family she had been living since the death of her husband. Her funeral was held Thursday morning from the local Catholic Church with interment in the Catholic cemetery. ******** Wendy is really good at this!! Her name was Eugenie (Rouiller) Luy. She was married to Benjamin Luy in 1864. 1870 Gibson twp. census show them as Benjamin (51) and Jane (47) Louis. 1880-1900 census she's Eugenie Luy, widowed..1880 she's living with her older sister Milane Miret. Husband Benjamin died before the 1880 census..no death record. Her brother mentioned in the notice was Samuel Rouiller, d. 1908, buried in #63 Holy Cross II. She had no children, and was about age 41 when she married in 1864. 1900 census gives her birth as March 1822, Switzerland. Marriage record: LUY: Benjamin m: 1 or 7 Mar. 1864 (co. mar. index v.2 p.188) to: Jenny Rouiller

MUELLER: Jakob Mueller/geboren/16 Sept. 1816/gestorben/27 Dez. 1890 Tombstone

NIQUETTE: Annie C./wife of/Ed. Niquette/died/May 1, 1891/aged 19 years 6 ms Tombstone From the Two Rivers Manitowoc Co. Chronicle, Tue. May 5, 1891: Anna, wife of Mr. Ed. Niquette. Mrs. Niquette died of heart disease and some throat trouble that had been bothering her for the past few years. She was the youngest of the Herage's family, being only 20 years old in April. She was married about three years ago. The most of the time living at Two Rivers, only moving here lately. She leaves a husband and a child four months old. Collis Niquette/died July 26, 1896/ age 71 yrs Tombstone Death in Mishicott Sun. after a long illness, of Mr. Collis Niquette. Burial was Wed. in the Mishicott City Cemetery. He was one of the oldest settlers of Town Mishicott. From Der Nord Westen, 30 July 1896 (Note: It says City Cemetery but his stone is here) (Caroline Niquette/bur. April 3, 1895/from obit) Notes From Mishicott: Mrs. Collis Nequette (sic) was buried last Wednesday. She was fifty years old and leaves a large circle of relatives and friends to mourn her loss. Manitowoc Pilot Thursday, April 11, 1895 pg. 1 (Note: I'm putting her here because Collis is here and she died a year before him.) ******** (1860 Mishicot twp. census: J. Gabias Nicket 34 b.Lower Canada; Leonore 38 b.Lower Canada; Elizabeth 8; Emma 7; Lavina 6; Alphonso 5 male; Edmond 3; Alfred 4/12) ******** (1870 Mishicot twp. census: Calos Knekertt 44 b.Canada: Caroline 26 b.Belgium; Williamne(?) 16; Alphoncezin 14 female; Edmond 13; Alford 10; Leonard 8; Eugnely 6; Eduard 3; David 8/12) ******** (1880 Mishicot twp. census: Collis Nequette age 55 b.Canada; wife Caroline 34 b.Belgium; Elizabeth 16; Edward 14; David 11; Joseph 9; William 7; Salina 4; Frank 2/12 March) ******** I show these two marriages for him: NIQUETTE: Jos. Carolas m: 19 Aug. 1850 by Jos. Branner, Cath. Priest (co. mar. index v.1) to: Elenore Dione ******* NIQUET: Calice m: 14 June 1864 (co. mar. index v.2 p. 200) to: Caroline Lelonrain Elizabeth Niquette/Oct 1?, 1873 Tombstone Frank Niquette(?) Tombstone

NOCKER: Jakobbina Nocker/1811-1874 Tombstone

RIBORDY: Joseph/John/Maryann/Gasper/and/Edith/children of Stephen and Mary Ribordy A little child of Steve Ribordy died a few days since. Diphtheria was the cause. Manitowoc Lake Shore Times Tuesday, October 16, 1883, pg. 2 Tombstone Joseph/John/Maryann/Gasper/Edith

SCHEUER: Mathias Scheuer Tombstone (Mathias Scheuer/d. May 11 1868/co. death index v.3 p.82) OUR TWO RIVERS LETTERS Two Rivers, May 11th, 1868 Eds Tribune: In the way of accidents I have but little to relate. I learn that a man, name unknown to me, in the town of Mischicott while hauling logs was seriously if not fatally injured. It is thought the log must have caught in his pants in some way and rolled over him. The Manitowoc Tribune Thursday, May 14, 1868 pg. 4 ******** LETTER FROM TWO RIVERS. Two Rivers, May 18th, 1868 Eds Tribune: Mathias Schier (sic) of Mishicott was so badly injured on the 7th inst, by a log rolling over him, as to die on the 11th. He leaves a wife and six children. His widow is said to be in a very precarious condition since his death. The Manitowoc Tribune Thursday, May 21, 1868 pg. 4

SCHMITT: (This was sent in by a family researcher, see contributors page) (Johann Schmitt/b. 17 Dec. 1810, Rheinland, Kreis Saarburg, Freudenburg, Prussia (Germany)/son of Peter and Susanne (Zierbes) Schmitt/d. 17 Aug. 1877. John Smith, a farmer from the Town of Gibson, father of John Smith, of this village, engineer at the pail factory, died last Friday and was buried on Sunday. The Chronicle, Two Rivers, WI, August 21, 1877 (Note: "SMITH" should have been SCHMITT"), next to: (Margaretha (Goedert) Schmitt/b. 10 Aug. 1809, Rheinland, Kreis Saarburg, Freudenburg, Prussia (Germany)/dau. of Johann Adam and Anna Maria (Muny) Goedert/wife of Johann Schmitt/d. ___ __, 1873 The stones no longer exist.

SCHROEDER: Henry Peter Schroeder/born/Sept. 22, 1871/died/May 5, 1877 Tombstone

TROSSEN: Christina Trossen/geborene herjes in grourein/preusen regirungs bezirk thrier/geb. den. 1 Nov. 1831/gest den 29 Juni 1863(b. Rheinland, Kreis Wittlich, Krov, Prussia (Germany)/dau. of Jacob and Anna Franziska (Klein) Trossen) Tombstone Jacob/Trossen/geb in grev rheinp/grier/6 Jan. 1801/gestorben/ 29 Feb/1872 (b. Rheinland, Kreis Wittlich, Krov, Prussia (Germany) Tombstone, ossw: A. Franziska/gatlin von/J. Trossen/gebne aleinzuerou/rheinp grier/ 26 Sept. 1807/gest/11 Dec. 1893 (Anna Franziska (Klein) Trossen/b. 26 Sep. 1807, Rheinland, Kreis Wittlich, Krov, Prussia (Germany)/Wife of Jacob Trossen/d. 11 Dec. 1893) From Der Nord Westen, 21 Dec. 1893: On Mon. morning Mrs. Anna Trossen died in Mishicott of old age. The deceased was 87 yrs. old and came to America in 1847, living in Mishicott ever since. Her death took place in the residence of her son-in-law Edward Samz where she had lived for several years. Her husband died about 20 years ago. She is survived by several grown children. Burial took place Thurs. in the Catholic Cemetery in Mishicott. Margaretha/Trossen/geb. 18 Aug. 1881/starb 1 Sept. 1883 Tombstone (additional info. sent in by researcher/see contributors page)

UNKNOWN: Stones that aren't identified Footstone A.F.T. Footstone M.R. Footstone M.F. Footstone J.T. Tombstone Frank Footstone V.C. Footstone E.N. Tombstone Tombstone

WUELLNER: A. Margaretha Wuellner/geb/16 Jan. 1870/gest/24 Mar. 1880 Tombstone (A. Margaretha is on the top of the stone)