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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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Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - C. & N. W. R. R. Bridge, Green Bay, Wis.
Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA

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

St. John's Church, Green Bay, Wis.

Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - Wilner Building
Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA

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1634 - Trading Post Established
Jean Nicolet was commissioned by New France’s founder, Samuel de Champlain to form a peaceful...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 ...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...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...Read MORE...

1916
Greenbay, a city, port of delivery, and capital of Brown oo., Wis., is situated at the head or SW....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
flag  William Francis BLODGETT (25 August 1879, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - September 1967, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA) gravestone

Norris
flag  Louisa A NORRIS (9 November 1859, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - , )
 

Ancestors Who Died Here


Blodgett
flag  Charles BLODGETT (August 1874, , Wisconsin, USA - 14 May 1932, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA)

BLODGETT
flag  William Francis BLODGETT (25 August 1879, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA - September 1967, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA) gravestone

Blodgett (Blazek)
immigrant flag  James BLODGETT (BLAZEK) (1836, , Czechoslovakia (Bohemia) (Czech Republic) - abt. 1897, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA)

Dennissen
immigrant   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) gravestone

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

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

Mouet dit Langlade
flag  Augustin MOUET dit LANGLADE (16 September 1703, Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada - 1771, Green Bay, Wisconsin, USA)

White
 flag  Mary Agnes WHITE (1 July 1872, Pittsfield, Massachusetts, USA (Coltsville) - 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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