A new resource for history and genealogists from author Mary. E. Flood Carlson.
After retirement, Mary E. Flood Carlson’s mission focused on discovering Cemetery Directories on site. She and her spouse “tromped every size cemetery from the back roads of Wisconsin to U.S. National Cemeteries to Ireland” before volunteering for FindAGrave.
“The highlight of the cemetery history project is the dedication of a new historical monument at the cemetery for Julia Rolette Brunet, spouse of Jean Brunet, namesake of Brunet Falls. Julia was buried at the Pioneer Cemetery close to the Chippewa River. In 1947, Julia and eight others were exhumed and moved to the Cornell Cemetery. We discovered her burial site, but the stone was 6 inches below the sod.”
A note from the author: “I have made efforts to maintain privacy when indicated and to document facts and dates accurately. Any errors are mine.”