Ozaukee County, Wisconsin Genealogy

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Ozaukee County

Guide to Ozaukee 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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Outagamie County, Wisconsin
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Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
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Founded information needed
County Seat Port Washington
Courthouse


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County Information

Ozaukee County, Wisconsin Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1852 1855 1860 1835 1849

County Courthouse

Ozaukee County Courthouse
121 W Main Street; PO Box 994;
Port Washington, WI 53074
Phone: 262.284.8100

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death, and land records from 1853;
Clerk of Circuit Courts has divorce, probate and court records;
County Treasurer has tax rolls from 1851 [1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1853--Ozaukee County was created 7 March 1853 from Washington County. County seat: Port Washington [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

Milwaukee  • Sheboygan  • Washington  • Waukesha

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
WITombstone Project
Interment
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Wisconsin Cemeteries for more information.

Census

Church History and Records

Lutheran
  • Records of Trinity Lutheran Church, Cedarburg, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Biographies
Church Records
Cemetery Records
Court Records
Histories
Immigration/emigration/migration
Maps
Newspapers
Societies

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Civil War
World War I
World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship

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

Ozaukee County Historical Society
PO Box 206
Cedarburg, WI 53012
Website

Mequon Historical Society
6100 West Mequon Road 112N
Mequon, WI, 53092
Telephone: 262-242-3107
E-mail:dondorf@execpc.com
website

Port Washington Historical Society
PO Box 491
311 Johnson Street
Port Washington, WI, 53074
Telephone: 262-284-7240
E-mail:portwashhistorical@yahoo.com
Website

Port Washington Historical Society Research Center
101 East Grand Ave
Port Washington, 53074
Telephone: 262-376-3190
E-mail:pwhsrc@yahoo.com

Saukville Area Historical Society
200 N Mill Street
Saukville, WI, 53080
Telephone: 262-268-9197
E-mail:saha@artin.org
Website

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 758 Pepin Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).