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{{Wisconsin-stub}}[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Wisconsin|Wisconsin]]&nbsp;&gt; Dodge County <br>  
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}}<br>Guide to '''Dodge 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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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| founded year = 1836
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| founded date = December 7
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| seat = [[Juneau, Wisconsin|Juneau]]
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| building address = [http://www.co.dodge.wi.us/ Dodge County Courthouse]<br>127 E Oak Street; <br>Juneau, WI 53039; <br>Phone. 920.386.3600 <br>}}
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<br>[[Image:WI Dodge.png|thumb|right|275px|WI Dodge.png]]
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== County Information ==
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==== Dodge County, Wisconsin Record Dates ====
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<center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1870
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1843
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1840
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1877
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1844
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.co.dodge.wi.us/ Dodge County Courthouse]<br>127 E Oak Street; <br>Juneau, WI 53039; <br>Phone. 920.386.3600 <br><br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and land records from 1877; <br>Clerk Court has divorce and court records; Register in Probate has probate<br>records from 1854 <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 756 Dodge County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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[http://www.co.dodge.wi.us/ Dodge County Courthouse]<br>127 E Oak Street; <br>Juneau, WI 53039; <br>Phone. 920.386.3600 <br><br>
 
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[http://www.co.dodge.wi.us/index.aspx?page=65 Register of Deeds] has birth, marriage, death and land records from 1877; <br>
<br>[[Image:WI Dodge.png|thumb|right|475px]]
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[http://www.co.dodge.wi.us/index.aspx?page=92 Clerk of Courts] has divorce and court records; <br>
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[http://www.co.dodge.wi.us/index.aspx?page=64 Register in Probate] has probate records from 1854 <ref>The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 756 Dodge County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== Historical Facts  ==
 
== Historical Facts  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
1836--Dodge County was created 7 December 1836&nbsp;from [[Brown County, Wisconsin|Brown and]] [[Milwaukee County, Wisconsin|Milwaukee]] Counties.County seat: Juneau <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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1836--Dodge County was created 7 December 1836&nbsp;from [[Brown County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Brown and]] [[Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Milwaukee]] Counties.County seat: Juneau <ref>The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Wisconsin County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ "Rotating Formation Wisconsin County Boundary Maps"] (1790-1961) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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A fire in 1877 destroyed birth, marriage, and death records from before that date, though the indexes still refer to the records.
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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[[Image:{{WI Dodge County, Wisconsin Clickable Neighbors}}]]
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/dodgecit.htm List of Dodge County Cities] WIGenWeb Project
Reeseville - History and Genealogy Archives: [http://webpages.charter.net/reeseville http://webpages.charter.net/reeseville]  
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*[http://webpages.charter.net/reeseville Reeseville] - History and Genealogy Archives
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Columbia County, Wisconsin|Columbia]]  
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[[Columbia County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Columbia]] {{•}} [[Dane County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Dane]] {{•}} [[Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Fond du Lac]] {{•}} [[Green Lake County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Green Lake]] {{•}} [[Jefferson County, Wisconsin Genealogy|&nbsp;Jefferson]] [[Washington County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Washington]] {{•}} [[Waukesha County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Waukesha]]
*[[Dane County, Wisconsin|Dane]]  
 
*[[Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin|Fond du Lac]]  
 
*[[Green Lake County, Wisconsin|Green Lake]]  
 
*[[Jefferson County, Wisconsin|&nbsp;Jefferson]]  
 
*[[Washington County, Wisconsin|Washington]]  
 
*[[Waukesha County, Wisconsin|Waukesha]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Bible Records  ====
 
==== Bible Records  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge/bibles/nichols.txt Nichols Family] USGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== Biography  ====
 
==== Biography  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/bios.htm List of Persons for whom there is a biographical sketch in the book ''History of Dodge County Wisconsin 1880''] WIGenWeb Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge/biography/1913vol1.txt Biographical Index to ''Dodge County, Wisconsin, Past and Present'', VOL. I, by Homer Bishop Hubbell, 1913] WIGenWeb Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge/biography/1913vol2.txt Biographical Index to ''Dodge County, Wisconsin, Past and Present'', VOL. 2, by Homer Bishop Hubbell, 1913] WIGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/steirall.htm The Steiner and Rall Families] WIGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/alicehedges.html Autobiography of Alice Minor Hedges] WIGenWeb Project
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*Links to Biographies of [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge/bios/bolles454gbs.txt Hiram F. Bolles], [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge/bios/fox268nbs.txt W.D. Fox], [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge/biography/hpeck.txt Hezekiah Peck Jr.], [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge/biography/opeck.txt Oscar Peck], and [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge/bios/sherwood548gbs.txt J.R. Sherwood] USGenWeb Archives
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=51&GScnty=3005&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|746127|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=51&CScnty=3005 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/ WIGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Dodge+Wisconsin&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Wisconsin&county=Dodge&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/cemetery/dodge.html WIGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/wisconsin/dodge.htm WITombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/wi/dodge.htm Interment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://wisconsingravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=14 WVGravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=23116&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=93&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/642816?availability=Family%20History%20Library Dodge County, Wisconsin cemeteries] Smaller cemeteries names and location on link page.
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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*'''1855''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1443825?collectionNameFilter=false 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.
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*'''1865''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2058670?collectionNameFilter=false 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.
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*'''1875''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1443778?collectionNameFilter=false 1875 Wisconsin State Census] Identifies head of household by name.
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*'''1885''' - {{RecordSearch|1443713|Wisconsin State Census, 1885}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images. Search indexed census.&nbsp; Identifies by name of head of household.&nbsp;&nbsp;Other information is&nbsp;statistical and identifies the rest of the household by race, gender and country of birth.
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*'''1895''' - {{RecordSearch|1443712|Wisconsin State Census, 1895}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images. Identifies head of household by name. Other information is statistical.
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*'''1905''' - {{RecordSearch|1443899|Wisconsin State Census, 1905}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — Name index and images of population. Enumerates by name all inhabitants.
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*'''1905 - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/c1905s.htm 1905 Wisconsin Census Index - Dodge County, Sell to Selle] WIGenWeb Project
  
1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free usearchable images to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443825 FamilySearch Record Search] This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.<br>
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=====Federal Census=====
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*'''1850''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge/census/1850/ 1850 Federal Census, Index of Dodge County] USGenWeb Archives
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*'''1870''' - Federal Census Index, Dodge County, WIGenWeb Project
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:*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/c1870b2.htm Baaech to Bahl, Bartsch to Baumgarten]
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:*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/c1870b.htm Baur to Benedix]
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:*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/1870bril.htm Brill]
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:*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/c1870mis.htm Miscellaneous Surnames: Clifford, Collens, Collins, Cook, Dempsey, Emory to Englerk, Lightske to Lilly, Neugebauer, Suartzvont to Summerfield, Wilson]
  
1885 Wisconsin State Census— Free usearchable images to the 1885 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1457854 FamilySearch Record Search] This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.<br>
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==== Church History and Records  ====
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/573899?availability=Family%20History%20Library Church records, 1880-1930] First United Methodist Church in Hartford, Wisconsin. Text in English and German. Contains officials, members, statistics 1880-1899, baptisms, marriages, and deaths 1893-1930. Records also include congregations in Horicon, Clyman and Juneau in Dodge County.
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==== Church History and Records  ====
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:*Records of the Lutheran Church, Dodge County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
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:*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/kripplein1.htm Kripplein Christi Church, Emmet Township]
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:*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/stjohnma.htm St. John's Evangelical Church, Mayville, 1921] Membership list
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:*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/stjohnash.htm St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Ashippun] List of foreign-born members (incomplete)
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:*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/stpeter.htm St. Peter's Evangelical Church, Lebanon]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge/churches/imlundex.txt Membership List, 1863 - Immanuel Lutheran Church of Old Lebanon]
  
 
==== Court Records  ====
 
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==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
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*1886 [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/land1886.htm Land Sales Reported in ''Dodge County Pionier''] WIGenWeb Archives
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*1895 [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/land1895.htm Land Sales Reported in ''Dodge County Pionier''] WIGenWeb Archives
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*1903 [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/land1903.htm Land Sales Reported in ''Dodge County Pionier''] WIGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps of Wisconsin]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of Dodge County, Wisconsin] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com . Free surname search.
  
 
==== Migration  ====
 
==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military History and Records  ====
 
==== Military History and Records  ====
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=====Spanish American War=====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/companyk.htm Beaver Dam Guards, Company K] WIGenWeb Project
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===== Civil War  =====
  
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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Civil War service men from Dodge 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 Dodge County. <br>
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:- [[1st Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry|1st Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry]], Companies B, C, D, K and M
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry|3rd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry]], Company K
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:- [[5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry,|5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Company D;
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:- [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/5th_Regiment,_Wisconsin_Infantry, 5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry Reorganized], Companies C, D, F and H
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:- [[8th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry|8th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Company D
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:- [[10th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry|10th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Company D&nbsp; (These men were from the town of Hartford. There is a town of Hartford in both Dodge and [[Washington_County,_Wisconsin|Washington]] Counties.)
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:- [[10th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry|10th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Companies B, E, and K
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/cw_bd.htm Members of the Beaver Dam Rifles] WIGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/cw_husti.htm Civil War Soldiers, Hustisford, Dodge County] WIGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/cw_leroy.htm Civil War Soldiers, Leroy, Dodge County] WIGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/cw_mayvi.htm Civil War Soldiers, Mayville, Dodge County] WIGenWeb Project
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/clason.htm Civil War Diary of Isaac W. Clason] WIGenWeb Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge/misc/cwletter.txt Civil War letter from WG Travis to SJ Shaw, Oct 8, 1860] USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge/military/1883pens.txt 1883 List of Pensioners - Veterans or Dependents, Dodge County] USGenWeb Archives
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/230777?availability=Family%20History%20Library Schedules enumerating Union veterans and widows of Union veterans of the Civil War]
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===== World War 1  =====
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/747003?availability=Family%20History%20Library Wisconsin, World War I Selective Service System draft registration cards, 1917-1918] The draft cards are arranged alphabetically by state, then alphabetically by county or city, and then alphabetically by surname of registrants.
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/wwi.htm Dodge Couny World War I Casualties] WIGenWeb Project
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=====World War II=====
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*Dodge County Army Enlistees (USGenWeb Archives)
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge/military/ww2/enlistment/dodge-ww2enlistees1.txt Surnames Abel-Dykstra]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge/military/ww2/enlistment/dodge-ww2enlistees2.txt Surnames Ebert-Hess]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge/military/ww2/enlistment/dodge-ww2enlistees3.txt Surnames Hickey-Lyle]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge/military/ww2/enlistment/dodge-ww2enlistees4.txt Surnames Maas-Quandt]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge/military/ww2/enlistment/dodge-ww2enlistees5.txt Surnames Raddatz-Sramek]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge/military/ww2/enlistment/dodge-ww2enlistees6.txt Surnames St Ultz-Zweig]
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/2046887 Wisconsin, county naturalization records, 1807-1992] Large number of links all viewable
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
For Dodge and Jefferson counties, order newspaper clippings from [http://www.dodgejeffgen.com www.dodgejeffgen.com]  
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*For Dodge and Jefferson counties, [http://www.dodgejeffgen.com order newspaper clippings] $
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/newspapr.htm Dodge County Newspapers as Genealogy Sources] WIGenWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/header.htm Partial Index of the Dodge County Pionier] WIGenWeb Project
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*Both [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/  WIGenWeb Project] and [http://usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge.htm USGenWeb Archives] have newspaper resources and articles listed.
  
 
==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/wi/dodge.htm USGenWeb Archives] has 21 obituaries listed.  Scroll down to the Obituary Heading for the list.
  
 
==== Periodicals  ====
 
==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate Records  ====
 
==== Probate Records  ====
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1800 – 1987''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9088 Wisconsin Wills and Probate Records 1800-1987] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — images and index $
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*'''1848 – 1948''' {{RecordSearch|1874190|Wisconsin Probate Estate Files 1848-1948}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
  
 
==== Repositories  ====
 
==== Repositories  ====
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/wi-society-archive/ Wisconsin Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
  
 
===== Archives, Libraries and Museums  =====
 
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===== Family History Centers  =====
 
===== Family History Centers  =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
*[[Beaver Dam Wisconsin Family History Center]]
 
  
 
==== Societies  ====
 
==== Societies  ====
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'''Dodge County Historical Society'''<br> 105 Park Ave<br>Beaver Dam, WI 53916<br> Telephone: 920-887-1266<br>[http://www.dodgecountyhistory.com/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Dodge/ Jefferson County Genealogical Society'''<br> PO Box 91<br>Watertown, WI 53094<br>[http://www.dodgejeffgen.com/ Website]<br><br>
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Birth  =====
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/88741?availability=Family%20History%20Library Delayed births, ca. 1937-1941, affidavit delayed births, ca. 1940-1942 [actual birth dates, ca. 1852-1907]] Index to registrations of births, 1852-1907" (arranged by birthdate) "Unedited index to registrations of births, 1852-1907" arranged by surname)
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The library also has a hard copy index: Index to Wisconsin Delayed and Affidavit Birth Registrations prior to 1 October 1907; 977.5, V22i. Delayed births are arranged by county, then date of registration. Affidavit delayed births are arranged by county, then date of birth.
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*1826 - 1926 {{RecordSearch|1708703|Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-1926}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index<br>
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*1820 - 1907 {{RecordSearch|1946789|Wisconsin, Birth Index, 1820-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1826 - 1908 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2544 Wisconsin, Births and Christenings Index, 1826-1908] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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*1836 - 1930 {{RecordSearch|1708704|Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index<br>
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*1973 - 1997 {{RecordSearch|1946794|Wisconsin, Marriage Index, 1973-1997}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1973 - 1997 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8744 Wisconsin Marriages, 1973-1997] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
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===== Marriage  =====
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*1965 - 1984 {{RecordSearch|1967741|Wisconsin, Divorce Index, 1965-1984}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
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===== Death Records =====
  
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*1862-1907 [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/147746?availability=Family%20History%20Library Registration of deaths, ca. 1862-1907] Viewable
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*1867 - 1907 {{RecordSearch|1803975|Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1835 - 1968 {{RecordSearch|1708699|Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index<br>
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*1820 - 1907 {{RecordSearch|1940759|Wisconsin, Death Index, 1820-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1959 - 1997 {{RecordSearch|1947978|Wisconsin, Death Index, 1959-1997}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1894-1895 [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/died9495.htm Deaths of old settlers from 15 Sep 1894 - 29 Aug 1895] WIGenWeb Project
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*1895-1896 [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/died9596.htm Deaths of old settlers from 29 Aug 1895 - 27 Aug 1896] WiGenWeb Project
  
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/dodge-county/ Dodge County, WI History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
*Dodge County WIGenWeb [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/index.htm www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/index.htm]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/101958042548356916194 Wisconsin Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/166325933433955/ Wisconsin Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Dodge|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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*Dodge County WIGenWeb [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widodge/index.htm Roots Web Ancestry.com ]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 17:11, 3 October 2017

United States
Wisconsin
Dodge County

Guide to Dodge 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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Dodge County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 7, 1836
County Seat Juneau
Courthouse
Address Dodge County Courthouse
127 E Oak Street;
Juneau, WI 53039;
Phone. 920.386.3600



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County Information

Dodge County, Wisconsin Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1870 1843 1840 1877 1844

County Courthouse

Dodge County Courthouse
127 E Oak Street;
Juneau, WI 53039;
Phone. 920.386.3600

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and land records from 1877;
Clerk of Courts has divorce and court records;
Register in Probate has probate records from 1854 [1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1836--Dodge County was created 7 December 1836 from Brown and Milwaukee Counties.County seat: Juneau [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

A fire in 1877 destroyed birth, marriage, and death records from before that date, though the indexes still refer to the records.

Places / Localities

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Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Columbia  • Dane  • Fond du Lac  • Green Lake  •  Jefferson 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
WVGravestones
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Wisconsin Cemeteries for more information.

Census

State Census
Federal Census

Church History and Records

  • Church records, 1880-1930 First United Methodist Church in Hartford, Wisconsin. Text in English and German. Contains officials, members, statistics 1880-1899, baptisms, marriages, and deaths 1893-1930. Records also include congregations in Horicon, Clyman and Juneau in Dodge County.
Lutheran

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Spanish American War
Civil War

Civil War service men from Dodge 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 Dodge County.

- 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Companies B, C, D, K and M
- 3rd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Company K
- 5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company D;
- 5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry Reorganized, Companies C, D, F and H
- 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company D
- 10th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company D  (These men were from the town of Hartford. There is a town of Hartford in both Dodge and Washington Counties.)
- 10th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Companies B, E, and K
World War 1
World War II
  • Dodge County Army Enlistees (USGenWeb Archives)

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

  • USGenWeb Archives has 21 obituaries listed. Scroll down to the Obituary Heading for the list.

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

Dodge County Historical Society
105 Park Ave
Beaver Dam, WI 53916
Telephone: 920-887-1266
Website

Dodge/ Jefferson County Genealogical Society
PO Box 91
Watertown, WI 53094
Website

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records

The library also has a hard copy index: Index to Wisconsin Delayed and Affidavit Birth Registrations prior to 1 October 1907; 977.5, V22i. Delayed births are arranged by county, then date of registration. Affidavit delayed births are arranged by county, then date of birth.

Marriage Records
Divorce Records
Death Records

Voting Registers

Websites

References

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