SPIRITUALIST CEMETERY
Luxemburg Township, Kewaunee County
The Spiritualist cemetery is located on the west side of a town road a little more than a quarter mile north of State
Highway 54 and about a mile and a half west of the Village of Luxemburg.  The legal description is:  a parcel of
land located in the NE 1/4 SW 1/4 Sec. 17 - T.24N. - R.23 E., Luxemburg township, Kewaunee County.

After the Civil War a group of veterans of Belgian nationality brought back with them a new religion to Kewaunee county.  Called Spiritualism, this sect involved themselves in performances of bringing back the dead with seances.  The leader of this sect was Desire LaCourt who with the "minister", Frank Jaque, turned an old house into a church.  To this day no one is really sure what happened in that house.  About fifty years ago the church was torn down and the sect ceased to hold services.  One reason was that a gentleman of the same sect, who resided in Door county, cut his hand off to test the powers of the cult;  instead he died.  It is interesting to note that a sect such as the Spiritualists who believed in the infinite would even have a cemetery which, of course, is finite.

Copied in 1972 by George Richard, Jr. and son, Christian


BARBIAUX
I. - Co. G - 3rd Wis. Inf. -died 1889 aged 63 yrs.

BOULANGER
*see LACOURT*

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FOCHION
Victor - 1835-1890
Eugenie-  1830-1891

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GASPARD
Alex - 1851-1929

GREZ
see *PINCHART*

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JACQUE
Frank - Sept. 27, 1837 - Oct. 7, 1908

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LACOURT
Joseph - Aug. 28, 1851 - Feb. 23, 1917
Octavia - Apr. 20, 1848 - Apr. 8, 1919
Lillian - Jan 12, 1893 - March 28, 1913
Baby - (no name or dates)

Desire - Dec 28, 1837 - Apr. 25, 1918
Josephine BOULANGER - Jan. 6, 1840 - March 21, 1913

Joseph - died Jan. 10, 1890 aged 78 yrs.
Rose - died Apr. 28, 1903 aged 87 yrs.

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MELLERA
see *VINCENT*

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PETRY
Hector - 1864-1925
Mary A. - May 24, 1867 - Nov. 11, 1963

PINCHART
Adelle - espouse de Ch. A. - nee GREZ - Mar 23, 1823 - Dec. 16, 1890
Charles A. - Aug. 28, 1826 - June 1, 1921

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VINCENT
J.J. - Dec. 24, 1822 - July 30, 1897
Pelagie MELLERA - Apr. 12, 1817 - Jan. 2, 1903
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