Union Church, Erected in 1899, Cadiz Township

Dublin Core

Title

Union Church, Erected in 1899, Cadiz Township

Type

Still Image

Subject

Church Buildings

Description

Union Church, erected in 1899, in Cadiz Township. The back of the postcard contains a brief, but interesting, history of the Bridger and Kelley families. Handwritten on front of photo print: "Franklin" - Cadiz Cemetery Church

Spatial Coverage

Cadiz Township, Green County, Wisconsin

Format

7 x 5 inches

Provenance

Acquired by MPL, 2021

Identifier

CHURCHES00021

Still Image Item Type Metadata

Original Format

Photo Print, text on back:
(Please note that the Green County Genealogical Society records have the names as Bridger and Mordicia, but here they are handwritten as both Bridger and Bridges, and Mordecai)

Text, starting from the left, and going down:
Kelley Cemetery, March 15, 1854, Vol. 10, p. 263, Deed recorded, William Bridges, Mordecai Kelley, 1 A. Sec. 1. T. 1 R6E, "Union Church" (Kelley Cemetery, Cadiz Twp, Green County)

Text, starting from the right and going down:
William Bridges Married Elizabeth Kelley, sister of Mordecai
Legend - William Bridges was brother of James Bridger, Told to me by "Plete" Kelley Murphy (Mrs. Charles) born in and last Kelley to own cabin.
"Jim Bridger well known" in Cadiz - Pecatonica area, fur rendezvous, Jesse Shull
William sometimes gone several months

Physical Dimensions

7 x 5 inches

Files

CHURCHES00021a.jpeg
CHURCHES00021b.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Union Church, Erected in 1899, Cadiz Township,” Monroe Public Library Kundert Special Collections, accessed August 12, 2022, http://www.mplspecialcollections.org/document/CHURCHES00021.

Output Formats