"Sweet" / Stockbridge Indian Cemetery

© Photographed June 12 and 13, 2016
Stockbridge, Calumet County, Wisconsin
44.082757, -88.301216
44°04'57.9"N 88°18'04.4"W

The Stockbridge Indian Cemetery is accessible from eastbound Moore Road, just west of its intersection with Wisconsin Highway 55, Stockbridge, Wisconsin

Badger Boneyards: The Restoration of a Cemetery / Stockbridge

The names on the left side of the monument.

The names on the right side of the monument.

At the base of the monument.
Deaths recorded from Rev. Cutting Marsh Journal
1846 children from scarlet fever and whooping cough.
One influential female died 12/15/1847 (left husband 6 kids).
Looking southwest into the farmlands.

 The gravesite of Jane A. Quinney, wife of Chief Austin Quinney.
Thirteen children were born to Chief Austin and Jane Quinney. The Quinney family were members of the Six Nations. Under the treaty with the general government in 1832, they were moved from their land in New York and were allotted what is now known as the town of Stockbridge and their jurisdiction embraced all of Calumet County with the exception of the Brothertown reservation and the town of New Holstein.

is buried at the cemetery.

A Civil War veteran buried at the cemetery.

Several other veterans are buried at the cemetery:

Looking northeast across the cemetery.

Looking east.

Looking south from the parking lot.

 Beautiful summer flowers at the cemetery entrance.

The long entrance to the cemetery.
Looking west, with Moore Road and St. Mary's Cemetery visible to the right.

The entrance to the cemetery, adjacent to a farm.

No comments:

Post a Comment