Florence County, Wisconsin Genealogy

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Guide to Florence County Wisconsin ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Florence County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 18, 1882
County Seat Florence, Wisconsin
Courthouse
Address Florence County Courthouse
501 Lake Avenue
Florence, WI 54121-0410
Phone. 715.528.3201


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County Information

Florence County, Wisconsin Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1882 1882 1890 1882 1882

County Courthouse

Florence County Clerk
501 Lake Avenue
Florence, WI 54121-0410
Phone. 715.528.3201

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and land records;
Clerk of Circuit Court has divorce, probate and court records [1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1882--Florence County was created 18 March 1882 from Marinette and Oconto Counties. County seat: Florence [2]

Boundary Changes

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.

Record Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places / Localities

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Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Dickinson County, Michigan  • Forest  • Iron County, Michigan  • Marinette

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
WIGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
WIGenWeb Archives
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Wisconsin Cemeteries for more information.

Census

State Census
Federal Census

Church History and Records

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Florence County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are many companies or regiments that were formed from men of Florence County.

- 11th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company I

World War I

Naturalization and Citizenship

Records 1882-1947 are housed at:

Archives Area Research Center
Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Phone: (920) 465-2539
E-mail: archives@uwgb.edu
Website
Facebook: University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives Area Research Center
Citizenship Record Request form

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Online Records

Repositories

See also a List of Wisconsin Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical Genealogical Societies

Archives, Libraries and Museums
County Courthouse
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.

Societies

Florence County Historical Society
PO Box 162
Florence, WI, 54121
Telephone: 715-528-3597
E-mail:dkd@borderlandnet.net
Website
Facebook

Archives and Area Research Center
Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Telephone: 920-465-2539
E-mail:archives@uwgb.edu
Website
Facebook

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Divorce Records
Death Records

Voting Registers

Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 756 Florence County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).