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 Der Nord Westen, 14 Feb. 1901: (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.

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

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. 1871 Tombstone

FILLIEZ: Tombstone Filliez Base Euphrasine/Wife of/Frederique/Filliez/born/Sept. 1832/died/Aug. 19, 1917 Tombstone Theresia Filliez/1853-1902/wife of/ 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 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 From Der Nord Westen, 30 July 1896: 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. (Note: It says City Cemetery but his stone is here) 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)

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. Obituary - The Chronicle, Two Rivers, WI, August 21, 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. (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)