Location: Kewaunee County WI

Biography of Andrew McGregor

This doughty end intrepid frontiersman, now one of the leading farmers and stock men of his vicinity, having a tine estate eight miles west from Ontario, which is the family home, and being a man of prominence and capabilities, has accomplished much in the development of the County and we are pleased to accord to him a representation in the history of Malheur County. Mr. McGregor was born in Glasgow, Scotland on June 28, 1845, being the son of Duncan and Marguerette (McIntyre) McGregor. The father was born in Inverness, north Scotland, on February 14, 1800 and the mother was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on August 27, 1865. In 1846 the family came to America in a sailing vessel, being six weeks on the trip. Landing in New York, they made their way to Boston, where the father worked at block printing and dyeing in a calico factory. In 1849 marks the date when they came to the vicinity of Oshkosh, Wisconsin, and there on August 14, 1862, he enlisted in Company K, Twentieth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry, being mustered in at Camp Randall, Madison, Wisconsin, and went thence to the barracks at St. Louis, and served under General Schofield in the First Brigade, Second Division, Army of the Frontier. He participated in the battle of Prairie Grove; Arkansas, December 7, 1862, was in the third siege of Vicksburg in...

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Wisconsin Gold Star List – Kewaunee County

Army Bull, Louis A., 26, Algoma ; pvt Chemical Warfare Serv, Edgewood Arsenal; dd (influ) Oct 3, ’18. Degrave, Florian, 25, Luxemburg; pvt 1cl 12tmhy; U. S.; dd (pneu) Jan 23, ’19. Gaulke, Herman C. H., 30, Algoma; pvt 47inf; Verdun; kia Sept 27, ’18. Gerlach, William H., 20, Algoma; pvt 128inf ; kia Nov 10, ’18. Gillis, Joseph, 28, Luxemhurg; pvt 59inf; Marne, Meuse; kia Sept 30, ’18. Haucke, Ernest H., 22, Algoma; pvt 1cl 128inf; Chateau Thierry; kia Aug 1, ’18. Kalcik, Joseph J., 26, m, Montpelier; pvt 12amtn; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct 27, ’18. Kline, Ralph, 23, Luxemburg; pvt 168inf ; Lorraine, Champagne, St. Mihiel, Argonne; w Jy 15; kia Oct 17, ’18. Lidral, Frank E., 19, Algoma; pvt 28inf ; Cantigny, Soissons, St. Mihiel, Meuse; kia Oct 12, ’18. Mleziva, Jacob James, 25, Luxemburg; pvt 18inf; St. Mihiel; kia Oct 9, ’18. Naze, Fred Joseph, 26, Algoma; pvt 39inf; Jy 18-20, Aug 1-7; kia Oct 1, ’18. Nilles, John Thomas, 29, m, Algoma; pvt 28inf ; kia Oct 12, ’18. Opica, Joseph W., 29, Kewaunee ; pvt 338inf ; St. Mihiel, Argonne; kia Oct 11, ’18. Perry, Ralph, 23, Algoma; capt 128inf; Meuse-Argonne; dw Nov 22, ’18. Pfluger, William W., 24, Algoma; pvt 1cl 12tmby; overseas; dd (pneu) Jan 31,’19. Plansky, Joseph, Jr., 22, Carlton; pvt mgtngdep, Camp Hancock; U. S.; dd (pneu) Oct...

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Willems, Darrell Harold “Knuckles” – Obituary

Darrell Harold “Knuckles” Willems, 61, of Halfway, died June 21, 2005, at the Boise Veterans Hospital. Darrell was born at Algoma, Wis., on April 13, 1944, to Leonard and Doris Willems. After graduating from high school he joined the U.S. Army. He served from October 29, 1958, until May of 1970. After his discharge from the Army he lived and worked in the Portland area as a heavy equipment operator. He later made his permanent home in Halfway. Darrell and Fadyne Hurtado were married on Aug. 28, 2002, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Hall in Halfway. Darrell enjoyed hunting, fishing and spending time with his friends. He was a member of the VFW Post, No. 7847. Survivors include his wife, Fay; his son, Guy Willems; four stepdaughters; numerous grandchildren; and other relatives; and his faithful canine companion, Sari. Memorial contributions may be made to VFW Post, No. 7847, through Tami’s Pine Valley Funeral Home, P.O. Box 543, Halfway, OR 97834. Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, July 1, 2005 Transcribed by: Belva...

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Kewaunee County, Wisconsin Cemetery Records

Wisconsin Cemetery records are listed by county then name of cemetery within the Wisconsin county. Most of these are complete indices at the time of transcription, however, in some cases we list the listing when it is only a partial listing. Kewaunee County, Wisconsin Cemetery Records Hosted at Kewaunee County USGenWeb Archives Project St. Amands Church Cemetery Hosted at Kewaunee County, Wisconsin WIGenWeb St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery St. Mary’s Catholic Church Cemetery St. Paul’s Lutheran Cemetery Extinct and Abandoned Cemeteries St. John’s Lutheran Cemetery (Sandy Bay Cemetery) Volunteer Cemetery St. Peter’s Church Cemetery St. Joseph’s Catholic Cemetery Forest View Cemetery Methodist Congregation  W.F.L.A. Lodge #365 (Sisel Cemetery)  St. Adelbert Catholic Cemetery Holy trinity Church Cemetery West Sloven Cemetery Bolt Bohemian Township Cemetery St. Lawrence Catholic Cemetery Franklin Norwegian Lutheran Cemetery Gospel Truth Hall Cemetery St. Peter’s Catholic Cemetery St. Hubert’s Catholic Cemetery Bunker Cemetery (Sacred Heart Church Cemetery) Spiritualist Cemetery St. Anna’s Old Catholic Church Cemetery St. Joseph’s Catholic Church Cemetery Evangelical Zion Church Cemetery Montpelier Township Cemetery St. Paul Lutheran Church Cemetery St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery Wiesner Cemetery (Pierce Township Cemetery) Duvall Cemetery St. Louis Catholic Cemetery St. Odiles Catholic Cemetery Methodist Cemetery West Kewaunee Township Cemetery, Riverview Public United Methodist Cemetery Holy Rosary Catholic Cemetery St. Hedwig’s Catholic Cemetery St. John Nepomuceue Catholic Cemetery...

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