Janesville, Rock County, Wisconsin Genealogy

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Find genealogy records: churches, cemeteries, historical and genealogical societies, libraries, newspapers, city directories and government offices for Janesville, Wisconsin, Rock County Seat, Wisconsin.

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Church Records

  • Parish records, 1904-1944 [Janesville, Wisconsin] St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church contains charter and constitution, pastor 1904-1963, church council 1903-1928, members, communion register, baptisms, confirmations, marriages, funerals, annual summary, and history. Includes A history and interpretation of the first twenty years.

Cemeteries

for a Complete list see

City Directories

City Maps

Also see County and State Maps

City Resources

History

Historic Places

Libraries

FHC

Neighboring Towns

See populated places on county or state page

Newspapers

  • Janesville Wisconsin Gazette death index This is more than an index because it gives the death date, place of residence at death, and often the parents or other relatives in addition to the date of the newspaper. Contents: v. 1. 1845-1889 -- v. 2. 1890-1907.
  • Janesville [Wisconsin recorder times index] This index of events is created from a weekly newspaper published in Janesville, Wisconsin, known as the Rock County Recorder, which began publication on January 23, 1874 and continued thru March 20, 1913. Later the name was changed to the Janesville Record Times"...Introd. (1900-1906). The 1874-1890 volume includes the Rock County Recorder, which eventually became the Janesville Recorder Times after 1913.

Contents: 1874-1890 -- 1891-1899 -- 1900-1906 -- 1907-1913. Includes anniversaries, births, birthdays, divorces, marriages, bride index & deaths. Library has bound v. 1900-1906 and v. 1907-1913 together.

Societies

Also see County and State Societies

City Clerk

City Records

Vital Records

See Rock County Records

Other Possible Resources

County, State, and College

References