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==Introduction==
 
A list of resources for African American research of ancestors who lived in Wisconsin .  
 
A list of resources for African American research of ancestors who lived in Wisconsin .  
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=== Background  ===
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==Online Resources==
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/black-genealogy/kansas-african-american-genealogy.htm Kansas African American Genealogy]
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==Research Strategy==
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==History==
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Many African Americans settled in Wisconsin. They were trappers and boatmen in the 1700s. Settlers from the Southern states brought slaves with them. There were many free African-Americans in Wisconsin also. For more information, you may wish to contact:
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'''Wisconsin Black Historical Society'''<br>2620 West Center Street<br>Milwaukee, WI 53206<br>Telephone: 414-372-7677<br>Internet: http://www.wbhsm.org/ <br><br>
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A helpful source for learning about African-Americans in Wisconsin is: Zachary Cooper, ''Black Settlers in Rural Wisconsin'' (Madison, Wisconsin: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1997; Family History Library book {{FHL|172482|title-id|disp=977.5 A1 no. 51}}).
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Cooper, Zachary. ''Black Settlers in Rural Wisconsin''. - Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin. 1977. - E185.93.W58 C66 FHL book 977.5 Al #51
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''Negro Business Directory of the State of Wisconsin''. - [Milwaukee: S.n., 1950/51-1953.54] 2 vol. E185.93W58 N4
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[http://www.disc.wisc.edu/ Slave Movement During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries]
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The few slaves that may have been in Wisconsin before the Civil War may be listed in the [[United States Census Slave Schedules]].  
 
The few slaves that may have been in Wisconsin before the Civil War may be listed in the [[United States Census Slave Schedules]].  
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/696715?availability=Family%20History%20Library Narratives of African Americans in Kansas, 1870-1992&nbsp;: beyond the Exodust movement]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/696715?availability=Family%20History%20Library Narratives of African Americans in Kansas, 1870-1992&nbsp;: beyond the Exodust movement]
  
=== Cemeteries ===
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==Resources==
 
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===Biographies===
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===Cemeteries===
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]
 
*[http://africanamericancemeteries.com/tx/ African American Cemeteries Online]
  
=== Civil War African Americans  ===
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===Census Records===
 
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===Church Records===
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===Emancipation Records===
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===Funeral Homes===
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===Genealogies===
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===Land and Property===
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====Plantation====
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===Oral Histories===
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===Other Records===
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===Military Records===
 
Many of those involved in the Civil War moved after the War.  
 
Many of those involved in the Civil War moved after the War.  
  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_history_of_African_Americans Military history of African Americans]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military_history_of_African_Americans Military history of African Americans]
  
=== Genealogical Research  ===
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===Newspapers===
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===Probate Records===
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===Reconstruction Records===
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====Freedman’s Bank====
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====Freedmen's Bureau====
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===School Records===
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===Slavery Records===
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===Vital Records===
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====Birth====
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====Marriage====
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====Death====
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====Divorce====
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===Voting Registers===
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==Archives and Libraries==
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*[http://wbhsm.org/ Wisconsin Black Historical Society]
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*[http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Content.aspx?dsNav=Ny:True,Ro:0,N:4294963828-4294963805&dsNavOnly=N:1165&dsRecordDetails=R:CS502&dsDimensionSearch=D:black+history,Dxm:All,Dxp:3&dsCompoundDimensionSearch=D:black+history,Dxm:All,Dxp:3 Black History in Wisconsin by Wisconsin Historical Society]
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*[http://www.kclibrary.org/kchistory/genealogy-resources-internet Kansas City Public Library Genealogy Link]
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*[[Wisconsin Archives and Libraries]]
  
[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/black-genealogy/kansas-african-american-genealogy.htm Kansas African American Genealogy]
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==Societies==
 
 
=== Genealogical Library and Society  ===
 
 
 
*[http://wbhsm.org/ Wisconsin Black Historical Society]
 
*[http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/Content.aspx?dsNav=Ny:True,Ro:0,N:4294963828-4294963805&dsNavOnly=N:1165&dsRecordDetails=R:CS502&dsDimensionSearch=D:black+history,Dxm:All,Dxp:3&dsCompoundDimensionSearch=D:black+history,Dxm:All,Dxp:3 Black History in Wisconsin by Wisconsin Historical Society]
 
 
*[http://www.nonprofitfacts.com/WI/African-American-Genealogy-Society-Of-Milwaukee.html African-American-Genealogy-Society-Of-Milwaukee]  
 
*[http://www.nonprofitfacts.com/WI/African-American-Genealogy-Society-Of-Milwaukee.html African-American-Genealogy-Society-Of-Milwaukee]  
 
*[[Wisconsin Societies]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Societies]]
  
=== Libraries  ===
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==References==
 
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*[http://www.kclibrary.org/kchistory/genealogy-resources-internet Kansas City Public Library Genealogy Link]
 
*[[Wisconsin Archives and Libraries]]
 
 
 
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=== Oral Histories  ===
 
 
 
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=== African Americans  ===
 
{{Click|Image:AA_ORP.png|African_American_Online_Genealogy_Records}}
 
 
 
Many African Americans settled in Wisconsin. They were trappers and boatmen in the 1700s. Settlers from the Southern states brought slaves with them. There were many free African-Americans in Wisconsin also. For more information, you may wish to contact:
 
 
 
'''Wisconsin Black Historical Society'''<br>2620 West Center Street<br>Milwaukee, WI 53206<br>Telephone: 414-372-7677<br>Internet: http://www.wbhsm.org/ <br><br>
 
 
 
A helpful source for learning about African-Americans in Wisconsin is: Zachary Cooper, ''Black Settlers in Rural Wisconsin'' (Madison, Wisconsin: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1997; Family History Library book {{FHL|172482|title-id|disp=977.5 A1 no. 51}}).
 
 
 
Cooper, Zachary. ''Black Settlers in Rural Wisconsin''. - Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin. 1977. - E185.93.W58 C66 FHL book 977.5 Al #51
 
 
 
''Negro Business Directory of the State of Wisconsin''. - [Milwaukee: S.n., 1950/51-1953.54] 2 vol. E185.93W58 N4
 
 
 
[http://www.disc.wisc.edu/ Slave Movement During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries]
 
 
 
=== Links to articles, subcategories and images under the Category {{PAGENAME}}  ===
 
 
 
*[[:Category:African Americans]]
 
 
 
=== References ===
 
 
 
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Introduction[edit | edit source]

A list of resources for African American research of ancestors who lived in Wisconsin .

Online Resources[edit | edit source]

Research Strategy[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Many African Americans settled in Wisconsin. They were trappers and boatmen in the 1700s. Settlers from the Southern states brought slaves with them. There were many free African-Americans in Wisconsin also. For more information, you may wish to contact:

Wisconsin Black Historical Society
2620 West Center Street
Milwaukee, WI 53206
Telephone: 414-372-7677
Internet: http://www.wbhsm.org/

A helpful source for learning about African-Americans in Wisconsin is: Zachary Cooper, Black Settlers in Rural Wisconsin (Madison, Wisconsin: State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 1997; Family History Library book 977.5 A1 no. 51).

Cooper, Zachary. Black Settlers in Rural Wisconsin. - Madison: State Historical Society of Wisconsin. 1977. - E185.93.W58 C66 FHL book 977.5 Al #51

Negro Business Directory of the State of Wisconsin. - [Milwaukee: S.n., 1950/51-1953.54] 2 vol. E185.93W58 N4

Slave Movement During the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries


The few slaves that may have been in Wisconsin before the Civil War may be listed in the United States Census Slave Schedules.

Wisconsin was not highly populated before the Civil War but after the War movement brought all groups including the African American.


Resources[edit | edit source]

Biographies[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Emancipation Records[edit | edit source]

Funeral Homes[edit | edit source]

Genealogies[edit | edit source]

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Plantation[edit | edit source]

Oral Histories[edit | edit source]

Other Records[edit | edit source]

Military Records[edit | edit source]

Many of those involved in the Civil War moved after the War.

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Reconstruction Records[edit | edit source]

Freedman’s Bank[edit | edit source]

Freedmen's Bureau[edit | edit source]

School Records[edit | edit source]

Slavery Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Birth[edit | edit source]

Marriage[edit | edit source]

Death[edit | edit source]

Divorce[edit | edit source]

Voting Registers[edit | edit source]

Archives and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Societies[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]