Menominee County Wisconsin

Costigan Family
Source: Cleveland Morning Leader, (Cleveland Ohio), January 26, 1861, transcribed by FOFG mb

Fire: Chicago, Jan. 25
A fire at Menomonee, Wisconsin, on Monday night destroyed the house of Wm. Costigan, Post Master of the village and four of his children, aged from four to ten years perished in the flames.

Benjamin Harrison
Source: Milwaukee Sentinel (Thursday, 31 July 1862) transcribed by FoFG mz 

In the town of Menomonee, July 18th, 1862 of Jaundice, Mr. Benjamin Harrison, aged 63 years.

Alexander Grignon
Source: Proceedings of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin Vol. 10 (1909) Transcribed by: Heather A. Turner

1882: Alexander Grignon, a native of Green Bay, was thrown from a wagon and killed, near his residence in the town of Howe, Shawano County, July 4th, at about the age of seventy years. He was an early school teacher at Green Bay, and nearly fifty years ago was engaged, with his brother, Charles A. Grignon, in keeping an Indian trading store at Kaukauna. He afterwards lived for many years at Keshena. He was courteous and genial, and possessed of a fund of anecdote and adventure connected with Indian and frontier life.

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