Shawano Wisconsin Family History Center

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FamilySearch This article describes the services and resources available at a Family History Center, a branch facility of the Family History Library.


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Center Contacts and Hours[edit | edit source]

Location & Map:

Address: 910 Zingler St Shawano, Wisconsin

  • Park in the south parking lot, behind the building.  Entrance is marked with sign.
  • During severe winter weather, call ahead to see if Center is open.  
  • If area schools have been cancelled because of weather, the Center will not be open.
Location on Map

Phone:  (715) 526-2946 or 715-304-9126

E-mail:  wi_shawano@familyhistorymail.org

NEW HOURS

Starting October 2019 - Thursday and Saturday - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 
Closed on any 5th Saturday of the month

Holiday Schedule:

Closed the week of Thanksgiving Nov 24-30, 2019

Closed Christmas and New Years Dec 22 2019-Jan 4 2020 

With any accumulating amount of snow fall please call the FHC Center first as we all live out of town. 715-526-2946



Calendar and Events[edit | edit source]

Upcoming Events[edit | edit source]

Class Schedule[edit | edit source]

Staff Training Meetings[edit | edit source]


Center Resources: Ancestry, Fold 3, Newspapers.com, ArkivDigital online, Find my Past[edit | edit source]

Collections: Local Obituaries, BMD Records, Cemetery Records for all Shawano County , Veteran's from Civil War to present, including Menominee Natives, Plat Maps, Family Group Sheets and Family Books, Menominee Native American Records and some other tribes such as Stock Bridge/ Munsee, Brotherton and Oneida.[edit | edit source]

  1. Family History Library Catalog: This center has the ability to order any of the films and fiche available through the Family History Library Catalog.
  2. All available Federal and State Census records on microfilm for Shawano County, plus many for the surrounding counties.
  3. Index card collection of tombstones for all known cemeteries in Shawano County.
  4. Index card collection of vital records (birth, marriage, and death) extracted from records in the Shawano County Register of Deeds office.
  5. Index card collection of naturalization records abstracted from records when they were still in possession of the Shawano County Clerk of Court.  Original records are now in possession of the Wisconsin State Historical Society and are kept at the Area Research Center in the Coffrin Library at the UW-Green Bay campus.

Databases and Software[edit | edit source]

  • FHC Portal: This center has access to the Family History Center Portal page which gives free access in the center to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions. (Note to FHC: Not all FHCs have access to this portal. If you do not, you will want to remove this entire bullet. If you do have access to it, just remove this text in italics.)

Hardware and Equipment[edit | edit source]

Resources: computers, microfilm readers, microfilm printer, printers, wi-fi



Center Services[edit | edit source]

Staff Research Specialties[edit | edit source]

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Resources in the Local Area[edit | edit source]

  • Microfilm rolls of newspapers published in Shawano, Wisconsin.


Links[edit | edit source]

Shawano County Genealogy http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wishawa4/


Volunteer at the Center[edit | edit source]

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