St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church Auburn / Fisherville, Michigan (Bay City area)

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Date: 1897 [unknown]
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St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Fisherville, Michigan

St. Anthony of Padua Church, Fisherville Established 1897 4699 S. Eleven Mile Rd. (west of Auburn), Williams Twsp., MI

"First Church", "An early photo with a horses and wagon in the shadows. The school (left) was built in 1911, the church in 1902 and the rectory (right) in 1907.

Link to news article about the church and congregation, history.

Reference Sources: St. Anthony's Diamond Jubilee, 1976 pamphlet St. Anthony of Padua, Fisherville - 1897-1997 Centennial Celebrate, 1997 pamphlet St. Anthony of Padua, Fisherville, 2000 directory

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More info about St. Anthony's of Padua Church and Cemetery, Fisherville, Michigan here:

posted 13 Nov 2019 by Deborah (Wittbrodt) Nystrom   [thank Deborah]
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St. Anthony's Cemetery was established in 1897 by St. Anthony's of Padau Church in Fisherville, Michigan. The cemetery is located a mile north of Fisherville on the southwest corner of Eleven Mile Rd. and N. Union Rd. in Williams Twp., Bay County, Michigan.

This website: St. Anthony's of Padua Cemetery lists Mary (Marianna) neé Okon Wittbrodt's name as being buried at St. Anthony's cemetery, though there is no marker: Wittbrodt, Mary 10/10/1923

These names also are listed as buried there:

  • Witbrodt, Joseph died 3/25/1911
  • Wittbrodt, Arthur 8/12/1909 – 8/21/1909
  • Wittbrodt, Leo died 7/30/1916

Rose Anderson had books which recorded her extensive research of Williams Township cemeteries. Cemetery read in November of 2005 by Margaret Wegner

posted by Deborah (Wittbrodt) Nystrom
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