Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - C. & N. W. R. R. Bridge, Green Bay, Wis.
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Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - St. John's Church, Green Bay, Wis.
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Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA
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Where is Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA? 

Green Bay is a city in and the county seat of Brown County in the U.S. state of Wisconsin, located at the head of Green Bay, a sub-basin of Lake Michigan, at the mouth of the Fox River. It has an elevation of 581 feet (177 m) above sea level and is located 112 miles (180 km) north of Milwaukee...

Green Bay is an industrial city with several meatpacking and paper plants, and a port on Green Bay, an arm of Lake Michigan that locals call the Bay of Green Bay, to avoid conflating it with the eponymous city...Wikipedia


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1634 - Trading Post Established
Jean Nicolet was commissioned by New France’s founder, Samuel de Champlain to form a peaceful alliance with Indians whose unrest was interfering with French trade and to possibly find a shorter trade route to China through Canada...

A small trading post, originally named La Baye or La Baie des...Read MORE...



News  1853 - Great Fire at Green Bay, Wis. - Half the Town Destroyed.
ALBANY, Monday, Nov. 7.

The town of Green Bay, Wis., was visited by a destructive fire on Monday night, which consumed some thirty buildings, including three warehouses, the United States Hotel, the Advocate's Office, &c., entailing a total loss of about $100,000, which is only partially...Read MORE...



News  1895 - THE USUAL RESULT. Green Bay Young Man Injured While Alighting from a Train.
Green Bay, Wis., Sept. 9. - [Special.] - David Anderson and two companions jumped from a slowly moving Chicago & North-Western train Saturday night. Anderson missed his footing and fell, striking his head a terrific blow on the rail. He was rendered unconscious and his companions had barely time to ...Read MORE...


News  1909 - Diamond Lumber Co.'s Plant Burned.
GREEN BAY, Wis., July 7. - The plant of the Diamond Lumber Company, at Green Bay, was destroyed by fire early to-day. The loss is estimated at $150,000.
The New York Times
New York, New York
July 8, 1909
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1916
Greenbay, a city, port of delivery, and capital of Brown oo., Wis., is situated at the head or SW. extremity of Green Bay, and on the right bank of the Fox River, at its mouth, 85 miles NNE. of Fond du Lao and 113 miles N. of Milwaukee. It is on the Green Bay and Western, the Chicago, Milwaukee and ...Read MORE...


1919 - August 11 - Green Bay Packers football club founded by George Calhoun and Curly Lambeau - named after sponser Indian Packing Company

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1953 - March 17 - WBAY TV channel 2 in Green Bay, WI (CBS) begins broadcasting

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Ancestors Who Were Born Here


Blodgett
America/USA  William Francis Blodgett (25 August 1879, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - September 1967, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA) gravestone

Norris
America/USA  Louisa A Norris (9 November 1859, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - , )
 


Ancestors Who Died Here


Blodgett
America/USA  Charles Blodgett (August 1874, , Wisconsin, USA - 14 May 1932, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA)
America/USA  William Francis Blodgett (25 August 1879, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - September 1967, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA) gravestone

Blodgett (Blazek)
immigrant   James Blodgett (Blazek) (1836, Bohemia - abt. 1897, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA)

Dennissen
immigrant Holland/Netherlands  Catherine Dennissen (15 March 1838, Uden, Uden, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands - 9 October 1880, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA)

Frye
  Matthew Frye (10/23/1919, - 09/06/2009, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA)

Martin
America/USA  Herbert Leonard Martin (January 8, 1907, , Wisconsin, USA - March 20, 1996, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA) gravestone

Morris
America/USA  Margaret Ellen Morris (December 10, 1913, , Minnesota, USA - January 18, 1993, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA) gravestone

Mouet dit Langlade
Canada/New France  Augustin Mouet dit Langlade (16 September 1703, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada - 1771, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA)

White
 America/USA  Mary Agnes White (1 July 1872, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA - 16 October 1955, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA) gravestone
 


Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1859
William Henry Norris (24 July 1832 - 9 November 1919) & Hannah Beede Harriman (5 June 1837 - 23 December 1917)
married 22 April 1859
 




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