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*3) Peshtigo Fire Victims (10/8/1871)

On October 8th, 1871, a massive firestorm (some even called it a "fire tornado"), swept through northeast Wisconsin. While there is no "offical" death toll (census records for the area, were very "sketchy", at best), it is believed that anywhere from 1200-2500 people lost their lives in the fire (the mass grave at the Peshtigo Fire Cemetery, itself holds the unknown remains of over 300 people).....Other Statistics Of The 1871 fire: 12 Towns were destroyed. 1.5 million Acres were burned, and 1875 sq. miles of forest was burned.

28 memorials
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 Terrance Kelly

Terrance Kelly

8 Jan 1832 – 8 Oct 1871

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 Theresa M. Kelly

Theresa M. Kelly

8 Aug 1869 – 8 Oct 1871

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 Charles & Family Lawrence

Charles & Family Lawrence

unknown – 8 Oct 1871

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 Caroline Lemke

Caroline Lemke

24 Apr 1864 – 8 Oct 1871

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 Emma Lemke

Emma Lemke

4 Jul 1866 – 8 Oct 1871

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 Fredricke Lemke

Fredricke Lemke

29 Dec 1833 – 8 Oct 1871

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 Hanna Lemke

Hanna Lemke

1860 – May 1861

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 Karl Lemke

Karl Lemke

May 1858 – Sep 1859

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 Luise Lemke

Luise Lemke

1857 – Aug 1858

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 Nettie Lemke

Nettie Lemke

24 Mar 1867 – 8 Oct 1871

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 Sophie Lemke

Sophie Lemke

22 Nov 1862 – 8 Oct 1871

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 Tina Lemke

Tina Lemke

4 Apr 1869 – 8 Oct 1871

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 Alexander McDonald

Alexander McDonald

1864 – 8 Oct 1871

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 Donald McDonald

Donald McDonald

1867 – 8 Oct 1871

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 Janet McDonald

Janet McDonald

Feb 1871 – 8 Oct 1871

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 John McDonald

John McDonald

1861 – 8 Oct 1871

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 Margaret McDonald

Margaret McDonald

1839 – 8 Oct 1871

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 Mary <I>McGregor</I> McDonald

Mary McGregor McDonald

1869 – 8 Oct 1871

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 Alvey McGregor

Alvey McGregor

1870 – 8 Oct 1871

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

 Donald McGregor

Donald McGregor

1842 – 8 Oct 1871

Peshtigo, Marinette County, Wisconsin, USA

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