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Union Grove, Wisconsin, USA - Congregational Church, Union Grove, Wis.

Governor Henry Dodge named the area that became Union Grove, combining the word "Union" with "Grove" because of the gorgeous grove of burr oak trees on the west side of the land.


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  • In 1893, the settlement known as Union Grove filed for incorporation and became the Village of Union Grove. community/ history/
  • 1895 - Union Grove
    Union Grove, a post-village in Yorkville township, Racine co., Wis., on the Western Union Railroad, 15 miles W. by S. of Racine. It has 3 churches, a flour-mill, a planing-mill, and a money-order post-office. Pop. about 400.
    Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
  • News  1901 - EVAN EVANS IS KILLED. Falls Between Cars at Union Grove and Dies of Injuries.

    Recently Returned from Visit to Parents in Wales and Last Thoughts Were of Them.

    Union Grove, Wis., Oct. 5. - {Special.} - EVAN EVANS, a conductor on a way freight on the Milwaukee road, running between Milwaukee and Freeport, Ill., was run over and killed this morning at Union Grove station. Evans had left his caboose to "go up ahead" to confer with the engineer. While running over the swaying freight cars the conductor slipped and fell. His head struck the rail and the wheels severed his right leg and one of his arms. Evans died shortly after the train had been brought to a standstill and members of the crew had picked up the injured man.

    Evans' home was in Milwaukee, and he had recently returned from a visit to his parents in Wales. A few days ago he had been assigned a run on the Milwaukee and Freeport freight and this was his first trip. He was conscious when the trainmen picked him up and he fully realized the extent of his injuries, for when his... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Uniongrove, a banking post-village of Racine co., Wis., on the Chicago, Milwaukee and St. Paul R., 15 miles W. by S. of Racine. Pop. in 1900, 520.
    Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906

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female ancestorPamelia E NOBLE (29 August 1847, Yorkville, Wisconsin, USA - 23 September 1905, Union Grove, Wisconsin, USA)
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