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Near Boyd in Chippewa County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Edson Union Cemetery

 
 
Edson Union Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, April 27, 2011
1. Edson Union Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Edson Union Cemetery was dedicated in 1887 by Maria and Edson Chubb, as a memorial to their only child Joseph. Buried here are Civil War veterans, victims of the 1880 diphtheria epidemic, and soldiers of the Spanish and American War.

Edson Chubb (1819-1912) was the founder of the Chippewa County town of Edson. He selected this area as a homestead in 1857 and established a settlement which grew to include a sawmill, school, stores, church and a post office. The community vanished when the railroad by-passed the area.

Chippewa County Historical Society
Marker Sign #36

 
Erected by Chippewa County Historical Society. (Marker Number 36.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1887.
 
Location. 44° 55.693′ N, 91° 2.076′ W. Marker is near Boyd, Wisconsin, in Chippewa County. Marker is on County Highway D, 0.1 miles south of County Highway MM, on the left when traveling south. Marker is in
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Union Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boyd WI 54726, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. M-1900 Seacoast Ordnance (approx. 5.2 miles away); Veteran's Memorial (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Yellowstone Trail (approx. 5.3 miles away); D.R. Moon Memorial Library (approx. 5.4 miles away); Citizen Soldier Monument (approx. 5˝ miles away); Wisconsin Veterans Tribute (approx. 5.6 miles away); Cadott Hub and Spoke Factory (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Cadotte Fur Traders (approx. 5.8 miles away).
 
Edson Union Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, April 27, 2011
2. Edson Union Cemetery Marker
The Chubb family gravestone is to the right.
Edson Union Cemetery and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, April 27, 2011
3. Edson Union Cemetery and Marker
J. E. Chubb image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, April 27, 2011
4. J. E. Chubb
Died Edson Wis. Aug. 22, 1872 · Born York State Mar. 21, 1855 · The first burial in this cemetery
Edson Chubb image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, April 27, 2011
5. Edson Chubb
Died Eau Claire Jul. 4, 1912 · Born Corinth, VT. Mar. 27, 1819 · The first settler in Edson came here Oct. 1857
Catharine J. Chubb image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Keith L, April 27, 2011
6. Catharine J. Chubb
Wife of Edson Chubb · Died Chippewa Falls, Wis. Oct. 26, 1907 · Born Hinsdale, N.Y. Aug. 28, 1833
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 21, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 955 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 21, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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