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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a post office or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a post office or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].  
 
*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/101958042548356916194 Wisconsin Genealogy Network Community on Google+]  
 
*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/101958042548356916194 Wisconsin Genealogy Network Community on Google+]  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/wi-vital-records/ How to order Wisconsin Vital Records]
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*[http://www.raogk.org/wisconsin-genealogy/ Wisconsin Genealogy - Guide to Ancestry] information on ordering vital records, city and government links, history and facts of counties, printable genealogy forms, list of archives and societies, and genealogical terms
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/wi-government-records/ State of Wisconsin County & City Government Court links]
 
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Rotating Formation Wisconsin County Boundary Maps and Atlases]  
 
*[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Rotating Formation Wisconsin County Boundary Maps and Atlases]  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Wisconsin/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
 
*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Wisconsin/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/166325933433955/ Wisconsin Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/166325933433955/ Wisconsin Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/wi-society-archive/ List of Wisconsin Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
 
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/wi-counties/ History & Facts of Wisconsin Counties]
 
 
*[http://www.wigenweb.org// The Wisconsin GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information  
 
*[http://www.wigenweb.org// The Wisconsin GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information  
 
*[http://dpi.wi.gov/pld/wis_lib.html Wisconsin Public Library Websites]  
 
*[http://dpi.wi.gov/pld/wis_lib.html Wisconsin Public Library Websites]  
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*[http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/wch/ Wisconsin County Histories] at Wisconsin Historical Society website  
 
*[http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/wch/ Wisconsin County Histories] at Wisconsin Historical Society website  
 
*[http://www.maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca/enrolment/ The United States Vessel Enrollments] for the Great Lakes region. The transcriptions are from a project that involved an attempt to transcribe all steamboat enrollments for Great Lakes ports prior to 1861, all vessels for Detroit and Cleveland up to 1861, and Buffalo up to 1841 are included in the file. The set includes 5741 enrollments in which just under 2000 individual vessels are named, over 6000 people were identified.  
 
*[http://www.maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca/enrolment/ The United States Vessel Enrollments] for the Great Lakes region. The transcriptions are from a project that involved an attempt to transcribe all steamboat enrollments for Great Lakes ports prior to 1861, all vessels for Detroit and Cleveland up to 1861, and Buffalo up to 1841 are included in the file. The set includes 5741 enrollments in which just under 2000 individual vessels are named, over 6000 people were identified.  
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/encyclopedia/ Family Tree Encyclopedia] - Terminology & Meanings of Genealogical Terms
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*[http://ldsgenealogy.com/WI/ Wisconsin Genealogy] extensive directory of Wisconsin genealogy records
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/forms.html Printable Genealogy Forms used in Research]
 
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/wi-census-records/ Researching Wisconsin Census Records]
 
  
 
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United States Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Wisconsin

Guide to Wisconsin ancestry, genealogy and family history, birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records


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Welcome to Wisconsin, the Badger State[edit | edit source]

Wisconsin

Featured Content[edit | edit source]

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   How to Find Information about Wisconsin Ancestors
 

1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information


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Did You Know?[edit | edit source]

  • The Wisconsin Historical Society has the second-largest collection of newspapers in the United States. Many, including most Wisconsin newspapers, are on microfilm and can be loaned to public libraries through interlibrary loan. Newspapers produced by German and other ethnic groups are especially valuable for research about residents of the state.

  • Before the Civil War, the Irish were the second largest immigrant group in Wisconsin. There was also considerable emigration from England, Scotland, Wales, and British North America.

  • You can find your nefarious Wisconsin ancestors at Wisconsin Blacksheep Ancestors?

Counties[edit | edit source]

Wisconsin County Creation Dates and Parent Counties
Grant CountyLafayette CountyGreen CountyRock CountyWalworth CountyKenosha CountyRacine CountyIowa CountyDane CountyJefferson CountyWaukesha CountyMilwaukee CountyOzaukee CountyWashington CountyDodge CountyColumbia CountySauk CountyRichland CountyCrawford CountyVernon CountyJuneau CountyAdams CountyMarquette CountyGreen Lake CountyFond du Lac CountySheboygan CountyManitowoc CountyCalumet CountyWinnebago CountyWaushara CountyMonroe CountyLa Crosse CountyTrempealeau CountyBuffalo CountyJackson CountyWood CountyPortage CountyWaupaca CountyOutagamie CountyBrown CountyKewaunee CountyDoor CountyOconto CountyShawano CountyMenominee CountyMarathon CountyClark CountyPepin CountyPierce CountySt. Croix CountyDunn CountyEau Claire CountyChippewa CountyPolk CountyBarron CountyRusk CountyTaylor CountyLincoln CountyOneida CountyLanglade CountyMarinette CountyForest CountyFlorence CountyIron CountyVilas CountyPrice CountyBayfield CountySawyer CountyWashburn CountyDouglas CountyBurnett CountyAshland CountyRusk CountyWisconsin-county-map.gif


Extinct or Renamed Counties:

Major Repositories[edit | edit source]

National Archives at Chicago · Wisconsin Historical Society · Wisconsin State Genealogical Society · Wisconsin State Old Cemetery Society · Area Research Centers:  1. Wisconsin Historical Society, 2. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, 3. University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 4. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 5. University of Wisconsin-Parkside, 6. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 7. University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, 8. University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 9. University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, 10. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 11. University of Wisconsin-Stout, 12. University of Wisconsin-River Falls, 13. Superior Public Library, 14. Northern Great Lake Center  · Beloit Public Library · Brown County Library · Kenosha Public Library · Milwaukee County Historical Society · Milwaukee Public Library · Norwegian American Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library · Oshkosh Public Library · Racine Heritage Museum Research Center · University of Wisconsin-Madison Memorial Library · Allen County Public Library · Newberry Library

Migration Routes[edit | edit source]

Chippewa River · Lake Michigan · Lake Superior · Menominee River · Mississippi River · St. Croix River · Wisconsin River · Pecatonica Trail · Great Northern Railway (U.S.)

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