Burnett County, Wisconsin Genealogy
Guide to Burnett County Wisconsin ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Burnett County, Wisconsin|
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
|Founded||March 31, 1856|
|Address|| Burnett County Courthouse|
7410 County Road K
Siren, WI 54872;
- 1 County Information
- 2 Historical Facts
- 3 Resources
- 3.1 Bible Records
- 3.2 Biographies
- 3.3 Business Records
- 3.4 Cemeteries
- 3.5 Census Records
- 3.6 Church Records
- 3.7 Court Records
- 3.8 Directories
- 3.9 Emigration and Immigration
- 3.10 Ethnic and Religious Groups
- 3.11 Gazetteers
- 3.12 Genealogies
- 3.13 Histories
- 3.14 Land and Property
- 3.15 Maps
- 3.16 Military Records
- 3.17 Naturalization and Citizenship
- 3.18 Newspapers
- 3.19 Obituaries
- 3.20 Probate Records
- 3.21 Public Records
- 3.22 Repositories
- 3.23 School Records
- 3.24 Taxation
- 3.25 Vital Records
- 3.26 Voter Registration
- 3.27 Websites
- 4 References
Burnett County, Wisconsin Record Dates
For animated maps illustrating Wisconsin County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Wisconsin County Boundary Maps" (1790-1961) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
|Tombstone Transcriptions Online||Tombstone Transcriptions in Print||List of Cemeteries in the county|
|Findagrave.com||Family History Library||Findagrave.com|
|See Wisconsin Cemeteries for more information.|
1947 - A Compilation of Burnett Co. Farmers WIGenWeb Project
- 1855 - 1855 Wisconsin State Census This census includes name of head of family; other individuals in the household are identified by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.
- 1865 - 1865 Wisconsin State Census Name index and images of the 1865 State Census which names the head of household. Most records have been destroyed but schedules exist for the following counties: Dunn, Green, Jackson, Kewaunee, Ozaukee, and Sheboygan.
- 1875 - 1875 Wisconsin State Census Identifies head of household by name.
- 1885 - Wisconsin State Census, 1885 at FamilySearch — index and images. Search indexed census. Identifies by name of head of household. Other information is statistical and identifies the rest of the household by race, gender and country of birth.
- 1895 - Wisconsin State Census, 1895 at FamilySearch — index and images. Identifies head of household by name. Other information is statistical.
- 1905 - Wisconsin State Census, 1905 at FamilySearch — Name index and images of population. Enumerates by name all inhabitants.
- 1860 - Burnett, Wisconsin USGenWeb Archives
- 1870 - Federal Census, Burnett County WIGenWeb Project
- 1890 - Special Schedule - Surviving Soldiers, Sailors and Marines, and Widows, etc. WIGenWeb Project
- 1910 - Index of Names of Residents in the Town of Scott WIGenWeb Project
- 1910 - Burnett County - Head of Household Index And Others in Households with Different Surnames WIGenWeb Project
- Records of the American Lutheran Church, Grantsburg, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com. ($).
- 1915 Patron Reference Directory of Burnett Co., A-I USGenWeb Archives
- 1915 Patron Reference Directory of Burnett Co., J-R USGenWeb Archives
- 1915 Patron Reference Directory of Burnett Co., S-Z USGenWeb Archives
Emigration and Immigration
Ethnic and Religious Groups
Land and Property
World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
World War II, 1941-1945
Naturalization and Citizenship
- 1800 – 1987 Wisconsin Wills and Probate Records 1800-1987 at Ancestry.com — images and index $
- 1848 – 1948 Wisconsin Probate Estate Files 1848-1948 at FamilySearch — images
Family History Centers
Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.
Burnett County Clerk
7410 County Road K
Siren, WI 54872;
Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death records from 1861,
burial records, land records from 1856 and military discharge
records from 1919
Clerk of Courts has divorce, court and
naturalization records from 1856
Register in Probate has probate
records from 1856
- 1826 - 1926 Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-1926 at FamilySearch.org — index
- 1820 - 1907 Wisconsin, Birth Index, 1820-1907 at FamilySearch.org — index
- 1826 - 1908 Wisconsin, Births and Christenings Index, 1826-1908 at Ancestry.com — index $
- 1836 - 1930 Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930 at FamilySearch.org — index
- 1973 - 1997 Wisconsin, Marriage Index, 1973-1997 at FamilySearch.org — index
- 1973 - 1997 Wisconsin Marriages, 1973-1997 at Ancestry.com — index/images $
- 1867 - 1907 Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907 at FamilySearch.org — index
- 1835 - 1968 Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 at FamilySearch.org — index
- 1820 - 1907 Wisconsin, Death Index, 1820-1907 at FamilySearch.org — index
- 1959 - 1997 Wisconsin, Death Index, 1959-1997 at FamilySearch.org — index
- Burnett County, WI History, Records, Facts and Genealogy
- Wisconsin Genealogy Network Community on Google+
- Wisconsin Genealogy Network Group on Facebook
- FamilySearch Catalog
- Burnett County, USGenWeb project
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Burnett County, Wisconsin, p.755