Peninsula Genealogical Society - Door Co. WI
updated 12 Mar 2010
Town of Union
Door County, Wisconsin
See: HISTORY OF DOOR COUNTY for more History of Door County including early settlers.
Union was part of Town of Brussels till 1865.
Nov 1865, set off from Town of Brussels.
Charles GIRONDAL, farmer (1856) born in Belgium in 1815 ,
Gabriel DEKEYSER, farmer, born in Belgium in 1800 (1856) (Also See Town of Brussels).
Farming, Fishing, Hotel keeping, Storekeeping.
Schofield Sawmill-Proprietors: SCHOFIELD and LATHAM -burned in the Fire of 1871.
SOME FAMILIES ASSOCIATED WITH TWP:
CHARLES, CHAUDOIR, COUNARD, DeCAMP, DeGRANDGAGNAGE, DeKEEPER, DELWICHE, EVERARD, NEUVILLE.
(1a) St. Mary of the Snows Catholic Church - LOCATION: Namur-address: Highway 57, Namur- Rectory: 10390 Cemetery Road, Brussels. Records start date: Baptisms-1885, Marriages-1871, Funerals-1885 (Ethnic background: Belgian) - For more regarding records: see Green Bay Catholic Diocese Archives.
(1b) Our Lady of the Snows (same as St. Mary of the Snows?)- LOCATION: Namur, Town of Union - Records start date: Baptisms-1885, Marriages-1871, Funerals-1885 (Ethnic background: Belgian). For more information regarding these records see Green Bay Catholic Diocese Archives.
(2) St. Francis De Paul Catholic Church (Marchand): LOCATION: Duvall, Town of Red River, Kewaunee Co.- address: 104 Rocky Road in Duvall. Ethnic Background: Belgians. Some from Town of Union, Door Co. went to church there. Records start date: Baptisms-(none), Marriages-1949, Funerals-1949. For more record information see Green Bay Catholic Diocese Archives.
(3) Marchand, Wisconsin-1899 Plat Book shows a church at about 200 Washboard Road where St, Francis De Paul Cemetery is still located (1990).
(4) Bethel Shalom-address: 899 Hwy 57 (1990).
(5) St. Francis & St. Mary Catholic Church- LOCATION: Namur, Town of Union. Records start date: Baptisms-1993, Marriages-1993, Funerals-1993. For more information see Green Bay Catholic Diocese Archives.
The Town was named “Union” because the people united in their public matters and pulled together.
LOCATION AND ADDRESS OF TOWN HALL:
Union Town Hall- address: 10826 Stage Road.
DAMAGE DUE TO FIRE OF OCT 1871:
Almost complete devastation. See Town of Brussels.
(1)Namur (Fairland, Delwiche)-(1872-1905)
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