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Wilna, New York, USA (Carthage)

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Where is Wilna, New York, USA? 

Wilna is a town in Jefferson County, New York, United States. The Town of Wilna is in the eastern corner of the county and is east of Watertown.

The town was first settled around 1798 at the location of the future Carthage village.

The Town of Wilna was established in 1813 from part of the Town of Le Ray and part of the Lewis County Town of Leyden. The origin of the name of the town is obscure, although it is alleged to be named after the German spelling of Vilnius, in commemoration of the French occupation of Vilnius, Lithuania in 1812.

Carthage is a village located in the Town of Wilna in Jefferson County, New York. The village is named after the historic Carthage in North Africa.

The Village of Carthage is at the southeast town line and is east of Watertown.Wikipedia


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Wilna, New York, USA (Carthage) - Island Paper Co. Mill
Wilna, New York, USA (Carthage)

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Wilna, New York, USA (Carthage)

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1898 - Wilna
Previous to 1813 the territory now comprising Wilna formed a part of the older towns of Le Ray and...Read MORE...

1906
Wilna, a village and township (town) of Jefferson CO., N.Y. The post-office is Carthage. Pop. of...Read MORE...

News  1931 - Eight Killed in Two Auto Mishaps
Carthage, N. Y., April 27 (AP). - St. Regis Canal, at "Skinny" Bridge three miles west of here, was ...Read MORE...


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 flag  John Alexander BEARS (10 March 1948, Wilna, New York, USA (Carthage) - 17 June 2014, Wilna, New York, USA (Carthage))
 

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immigrant - Canada to US World War II Soldier   Elias BEARS (14 May 1888, , Prince Edward Island, Canada (Ile Saint-Jean) - 1947, Wilna, New York, USA (Carthage)) gravestone
World War II Soldier flag  John Alexander BEARS (11 November 1914, Millinocket, Penobscot, Maine, USA - 21 September 1976, Wilna, New York, USA (Carthage)) gravestone

BEARS
 flag  John Alexander BEARS (10 March 1948, Wilna, New York, USA (Carthage) - 17 June 2014, Wilna, New York, USA (Carthage))

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  Lillian HULL (, - , Wilna, New York, USA (Carthage))
 

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