Door County Jane Doe (1871-Grave-44)

Door County Jane Doe was a woman who was killed during the firestorm at Williamson Shingle Mill in Williamsonville (now called Tornado), Wisconsin on October 8, 1871. This fire took place with the Great Peshtigo Fire which burned a million and two hundred thousand acres of the Door Peninsula and the upper adjacent parts of the Upper Peninsula Michigan and killed a thousand five hundred to two thousand five hundred, making it the deadliest wildfire in human history. She is buried in Grave 44 in Tornado Memorial Park in Brussels, Wisconsin.


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