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Guide to '''Dunn County Wisconsin ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
Guide to '''Dunn County Wisconsin genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
 
  
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{{Click|Image:WI_ORP.png|Wisconsin Online Genealogy Records}}
  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County  
 
{{Infobox U.S. County  
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| founded year = 1854
 
| founded year = 1854
 
| founded date = February 3
 
| founded date = February 3
| seat = Menomonie
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| seat = [[Menomonie, Wisconsin|Menomonie]]
 
| building image =  
 
| building image =  
| building address = [http://dunncountywi.govoffice2.com/ Dunn County Courthouse]<br>800 Wilson Avenue<br>Menomonie, WI 64751-2785; <br>Phone: 715.232.1677 <br>}}  
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| building address = [http://www.wisconline.com/counties/dunn/ Dunn County Courthouse]<br>800 Wilson Avenue<br>Menomonie, WI 64751-2785; <br>Phone: 715.232.1677 <br>}}  
  
[[Image:WI Dunn.png|thumb|right|275px|WI Dunn.png]]  
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[[Image:WI Dunn.png|thumb|right|275px]]
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== County Information ==
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==== Dunn 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%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Census Records|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[#Land and Property|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Probate Records|Probate]]'''
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1861
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1858
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1869
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1860
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1877
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1858
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://dunncountywi.govoffice2.com/ Dunn County Courthouse]<br>800 Wilson Avenue<br>Menomonie, WI 64751-2785; <br>Phone: 715.232.1677 <br>  
 
[http://dunncountywi.govoffice2.com/ Dunn County Courthouse]<br>800 Wilson Avenue<br>Menomonie, WI 64751-2785; <br>Phone: 715.232.1677 <br>  
  
Register&nbsp;of Deeds has birth, marriage and death records<br>from 1860 and land records <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 756 Dunn County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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[http://www.co.dunn.wi.us/index.asp?SEC=3AB04401-7C0E-45DF-9F34-D31B3D978AB5&Type=B_BASIC Register&nbsp;of Deeds] has birth, marriage and death records<br>from 1860 and land records <ref>The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 756 Dunn County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== Historical Facts  ==
 
== Historical Facts  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
1854--Dunn County was&nbsp;created 3 February 1854&nbsp;from [[Chippewa County, Wisconsin|Chippewa ]]County. County seat: Menomonie <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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1854--Dunn County was&nbsp;created 3 February 1854&nbsp;from [[Chippewa County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Chippewa ]]County. County seat: Menomonie <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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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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[[Image:{{WI Dunn County, Wisconsin Clickable Neighbors}}]]
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Barron County, Wisconsin|Barron]]  
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[[Barron County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Barron]]{{•}} [[Chippewa County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Chippewa]]{{•}} [[Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Eau Claire]]{{•}} [[Pepin County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Pepin]] {{•}} [[Pierce County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Pierce]] {{•}} [[Polk County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Polk]] {{•}} [[St. Croix County, Wisconsin Genealogy|St. Croix]]
*[[Chippewa County, Wisconsin|Chippewa]]  
 
*[[Eau Claire County, Wisconsin|Eau Claire]]  
 
*[[Pepin County, Wisconsin|Pepin]]  
 
*[[Pierce County, Wisconsin|Pierce]]  
 
*[[Polk County, Wisconsin|Polk]]  
 
*[[St. Croix County, Wisconsin|St. Croix]]
 
 
 
[[Image:Page 2 of Dunn Co. WI Cemeteries.jpg|thumb|center]]&nbsp;[[Image:Page 2 of Dunn Co. WI Cemeteries.jpg|thumb|left]]  
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[[Image:Dunn County Cemeteries- 1 of 3.jpg|thumb|left]]  
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{| width="75%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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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=3008&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|555115|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=3008 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widunn/cemeteries.htm WIGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Dunn+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=Dunn&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/cemetery/dunn.html WIGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/wisconsin/dunn.htm WITombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/wi/dunn.htm Interment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=23119&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=60&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" colspan="3" | See [[Wisconsin Cemeteries| Wisconsin Cemeteries]] for more information.
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*[[Menomonie,_Wisconsin#Cemeteries |Menomonie, Wisconsin Cemeteries]]
  
==== Census  ====
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==== Census Records ====
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=====State 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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*'''1855''' -  [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widunn/1855_census.htm Index to 1855 Dunn County, WI Census] WIGenWeb Project
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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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=====Federal Census=====
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NOTE:  Dunn County was part of Chippewa County until 1854
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*'''1850''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/chippewa/census/1850/pg107b.txt 1850 Federal Census Chippewa County, Wisconsin (File 1 of 2)] USGenWeb Archives
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*'''1850''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/chippewa/census/1850/pg114b.txt 1850 Federal Census Chippewa County, Wisconsin (File 2 of 2)] USGenWeb Archives
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*'''1850''' - [http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/chippewa/census/1850/0000read.htm 1850 Chippewa County, Wisconsin, Census images] USGenWeb Archives
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*'''1860''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dunn/census/1860/ Index of 1860 Federal Census, Dunn County] USGenWeb Archives
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*'''1870''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dunn/census/1870/ Index of 1870 Federal Census, Dunn County] USGenWeb Archives
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*'''1880''' - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widunn/1880Sheridan.pdf 1880 Federal Census, Town of Sheridan] WIGenWeb Project
  
1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index 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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==== Church History and Records  ====
  
1885 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index 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/1443713 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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*[[Menomonie,_Wisconsin#Church_Records| Menomonie, Wisconsin Church Records]]
 
 
==== Church History and Records ====
 
  
 
===== Lutheran  =====
 
===== Lutheran  =====
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==== Directories  ====
 
==== Directories  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dunn/directories/1863dunn.txt  Old Settlers Roster Up to 1863 for Dunn County] USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dunn/directories/ridgland.txt 1930 Telephone Directory, Ridgeland Exchange, Dunn Co.] USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dunn/directories/sandcrk.txt 1930 Telephone Directory, Sand Creek Exchange, Dunn Co.] USGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
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==== History  ====
 
==== History  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widunn/History.htm Dunn County History] with links.  WIGenWeb Project
  
 
==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
  
Barron County Register of Deeds <br>330 E. LaSalle Avenue<br>  
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[http://www.co.dunn.wi.us/index.asp?SEC=3AB04401-7C0E-45DF-9F34-D31B3D978AB5&Type=B_BASIC Dunn County Register of Deeds]<br>
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800 Wilson Avenue<br>
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Room 135<br>
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Menomonie, WI 54751<br>
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Phone: (715) 232-1228<br>
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Fax: (715) 232-1229<br>
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Email: rod@co.dunn.wi.us<br>
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dunn/land/1888plat.txt Index to 1888 Dunn County Wisconsin Plat Book] USGenWeb Archives
  
Phone: 715-537-6211, Fax? 715-537-6817
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*Land Patents Database, Dunn County - USGenWeb Archives
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dunn/land/dunn-a-c.txt Surnames A-C]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dunn/land/dunn-d-g.txt Surnames D-G]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dunn/land/dunn-h-k.txt Surnames H-K]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dunn/land/dunn-l-o.txt Surnames L-O]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dunn/land/dunn-p-s.txt Surnames P-S]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dunn/land/dunn-t-z.txt Surnames T-Z]
  
==== Maps ====
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==== Maps ====
  
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps of Wisconsin]
 
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of Dunn County, Wisconsin] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
 
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of Dunn County, Wisconsin] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
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==== Military History and Records  ====
 
==== Military History and Records  ====
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===== Civil War  =====
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Civil War service men from Dunn 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 Dunn County. <br>
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry]], Company L
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:- [[5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry,|5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Companies A, F and K
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:- [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/5th_Regiment,_Wisconsin_Infantry, 5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry Reorganized], Companies B and C
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dunn/pensions/1883dnsn.txt 1883 List of Pensioners or dependents, Dunn County] USGenWeb Archives
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=====World War I=====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dunn/military/ww1/rosters/armycasu403gmt.txt Army Casualties, Dunn County] USGenWeb Archives
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=====World War II=====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/dunn/military/ww2/enlistments/dunn-ww2enlistees01.txt Army Enlistees from Dunn County] USGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widunn/newspapers.htm Western Wisconsin Area Newspapers] WIGenWeb Project
  
 
==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widunn/obitindx.htm Index to Dunn County Obituaries] WIGenWeb Project
  
 
==== 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://home.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  =====
 
===== Archives, Libraries and Museums  =====
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University of Wisconsin<br>
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[http://www.uwstout.edu/lib/archives/archives_az.cfm Stout University Library]<br>
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315 Tenth Ave. <br>Menomonie, WI 54751 <br>
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Telephone:  715-232-1215<br>
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Fax: 715-232-1783<br>
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Toll-Free: 1-800-787-8688<br>
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List of collections available in the Archives
  
University of Wisconsin - Stout
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[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widunn/dcgs.htm Dunn County Genealogical Society]<br> (located at the Historical Society &amp; Museum below)'' 
  
UW-Stout University Library315 Tenth Ave. Menomonie, WI 54751 715-232-1215Fax: 715-232-1783Toll-Free: 1-800-787-8688
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[http://www.dunnhistory.org  Dunn County Historical Society]<br>
 
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PO Box 437 <br>Menomonie, WI 54751<br>(715) 232-8685
http://ezproxy.uwstout.edu/ics-wpd/Newspaper_Index/index.shtml
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===== County Courthouse  =====
 
===== County Courthouse  =====
  
 
===== Family History Centers  =====
 
===== Family History Centers  =====
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*{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
==== Societies  ====
 
==== Societies  ====
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'''Dunn County Historical Society'''<br> PO Box 437<br>Menomonie, WI 54751<br>Telephone: 715-232-8685<br>[http://www.dunnhistory.org/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Heritage Museum'''<br>1820 Wakanda Street<br>PO Box 437 <br>Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751<br>Telephone: 715- 232-8685<br>[http://www.dunnhistory.org/sitehm.html Website]<br><br>
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Birth  =====
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===== Birth Records  =====
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*1826 - 1926 {{RecordSearch|1708703|Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-1926}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1820 - 1907 {{RecordSearch|1946789|Wisconsin, Birth Index, 1820-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widunn/births.htm Index to Dunn County Birth Records] WIGenWeb Project
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===== Marriage Records  =====
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*1836 - 1930 {{RecordSearch|1708704|Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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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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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widunn/marriages.htm Dunn County Marriages, Groom List] WIGenWeb Project
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===== Divorce Records =====
  
===== Marriage  =====
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*1965 - 1984 {{RecordSearch|1967741|Wisconsin, Divorce Index, 1965-1984}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
===== Divorce =====
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===== Death Records =====
  
===== Death =====
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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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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widunn/deaths.htm Index of Dunn County Death Records]
  
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Dunn|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/dunn-county/ Dunn County, WI History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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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+Dunn|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~widunn/ Dunn County WIGenWeb Project]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/dunn/dunn.htm#cems Dunn County USGenWeb Archives]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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{{Wisconsin|Wisconsin}}  
  
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[[Category:Wisconsin, United States Files]][[Category:Dunn County, Wisconsin]]

Latest revision as of 19:13, 20 September 2017

United States
Wisconsin
Dunn County

Guide to Dunn 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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Dunn County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 3, 1854
County Seat Menomonie
Courthouse
Address Dunn County Courthouse
800 Wilson Avenue
Menomonie, WI 64751-2785;
Phone: 715.232.1677


WI Dunn.png

County Information

Dunn County, Wisconsin Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1861 1858 1869 1860 1877 1858

County Courthouse

Dunn County Courthouse
800 Wilson Avenue
Menomonie, WI 64751-2785;
Phone: 715.232.1677

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage and death records
from 1860 and land records [1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1854--Dunn County was created 3 February 1854 from Chippewa County. County seat: Menomonie [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

Barron • Chippewa • Eau Claire • Pepin  • Pierce  • Polk  • St. Croix

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 Records

State Census
Federal Census

NOTE: Dunn County was part of Chippewa County until 1854

Church History and Records

Lutheran
  • Records of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Wheeler, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Dunn County Register of Deeds
800 Wilson Avenue
Room 135
Menomonie, WI 54751
Phone: (715) 232-1228
Fax: (715) 232-1229
Email: rod@co.dunn.wi.us

  • Land Patents Database, Dunn County - USGenWeb Archives

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Dunn 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 Dunn County.

- 2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Company L
- 5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Companies A, F and K
- 5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry Reorganized, Companies B and C
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

University of Wisconsin
Stout University Library
315 Tenth Ave.
Menomonie, WI 54751
Telephone: 715-232-1215
Fax: 715-232-1783
Toll-Free: 1-800-787-8688

List of collections available in the Archives

Dunn County Genealogical Society
(located at the Historical Society & Museum below)

Dunn County Historical Society
PO Box 437
Menomonie, WI 54751
(715) 232-8685

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

Dunn County Historical Society
PO Box 437
Menomonie, WI 54751
Telephone: 715-232-8685
Website

Heritage Museum
1820 Wakanda Street
PO Box 437
Menomonie, Wisconsin 54751
Telephone: 715- 232-8685
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 756 Dunn County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).