COTTONVILLE CEMETERY


Section 6, Preston Township, Adams Co WI




Donated by Joan M Benner and Hilda Skerven İ 2001

Cottonville Cemetery Transcription Completed October 18, 2001


Cottonville Cemetery is located in Section 6, Preston Township, and is also 
known as Billings Cemetery. The cemetery is located on an un-named dead-end 
gravel road North of Cottonville Road and the northeast corner of 13th 
Drive in Section 6, Preston Township. It overlooks the southeast shore 
of Big Roche A Cri Lake. Cemetery was copied working from the west to 
the east, row 1 beginning near the southwest edge of the cemetery.

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*Special Thanks to Deb and Shari, fellow Wisconsin County Coordinators, for teaching me the techniques to format this virtual cemetery for the Adams pages*


Row 1

COTTON Elmon
died 3 July 1865, son of WA & MB Cotton, aged 2 years and 3 months

COTTON Melinda B
died September 15, 1863, wife of WA Cotton, aged 24 years and 10 months

BILLINGS Doris
1933 - 1933

BILLINGS Chester G
1915 - 1915

BILLINGS Jasper
1904 - 1904

BILLINGS Family Marker

BILLINGS Ernest L
1860 - 1904 Ernest Lincoln Billings Obituary


Row 2

FALK Conrad J
1925 - (blank), ossw Dorothea, married July 19, 1947

FALK Dorothea E
1927 - (blank), ossw Conrad, married July 19, 1947

McCARTNEY Samuel
died 27 April 1851, aged 34 years

AMES Polly
died 6 January 1866
"In Memory of Polly Ames who died on January 6, 1866, aged 71 years, 11 months and 13 days."
Gordie Klaus transcribed this stone in Sept. 2005. There is a foot stone and there doesn't 
appear to be a headstone, however, about two inches under the ground I found the Ames stone.


Row 3

FALK Henry
1912 - 1913

FALK Henry Fred
1919- ?


Row 4

GARDNER Family Marker

GARDNER Oliver
4 March 1811 - 17 Nov 1904

GARDNER Emeline
1834 - 1917  mother

GARDNER Mary E
1859 - 1922

COTTON Emulous
died 12 Dec 1888  aged 77 years Emulous Cotton Obituary

COTTON Caroline L
died March 10, 1884, wife of EP Cotton, aged 54 years Caroline Cotton Obituary

COTTON Little Anna
died 9 March 1862 (or 1867?), dau of EP & CL Cotton

COTTON Anna B
died 17 October 1867, wife of EP Cotton, aged 43 years and 6 months

COTTON Jared 
died 16 March 1891, son of EP & CL Cotton, aged 23 years 9 months and 5 days Jeddie B. Cotton Obituary


Row 5

CALKINS Delbert C
19 October 1861 - 21 August 1938

MAFFIT Robert Alfred
26 April 1923 - 24 June 1998  PFC US Army WWII 

MAFFIT Grace L  See Obituary
1903 - 1967, ossw Alfred W

MAFFIT Alfred W
1903 - 1945, ossw Grace L.


Row 6

HENRIKSEN
Unknown

HENRIKSEN Connie
1913 -1913

Unknown (Infant?)
Unknown recent burial within the last 2 years, no marker, possibly an infant


Row 7

CONNELL Richard F
1927 - 1999  ossw Delores E, WWII Veteran

CONNELL Delores E
1927 - (blank)



Burials or Tombstones Since Oct 2001

ANDERSON Robert March 26, 1937 - May 12, 2002 US Navy Veteran Source: Daily Tribune [Wisconsin Rapids, Wood Co., WI], Tuesday May 14, 2002 WITTENBERG Walter W. Jr. April 25, 1924 - August 18, 2001 Source: Adams County Times, August 22 2001, Page 6B If you have information about other Adams County cemeteries, please let Joan know about them so they can be added to these pages.

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