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{{Wisconsin-stub}}[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wisconsin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Green County'''  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History ==
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<br>[[Image:WI Green.png|thumb|right|275px|WI Green.png]] 
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=== County Courthouse  ===
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[http://www.co.green.wi.gov/ Green County Courthouse]<br>1016 16th Avenue<br>Monroe, WI 53566-2098<br>Phone. 608.328.9430 <br><br>Register of Deeds has birth records from 1907, <br>marrage records from 1846, death records from 1878 <br>and land records; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and&nbsp;<br>&nbsp;Court records County &nbsp;Judge has probate records <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 756 Green County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== Historical Facts ==
  
 
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==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1836--'''Green County was created 8 December 1836&nbsp;from [[Iowa_County,_Wisconsin|Iowa ]]County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Monroe <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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1836--Green County was created 8 December 1836&nbsp;from [[Iowa County, Wisconsin|Iowa ]]County.&nbsp; County seat: Monroe <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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*[[Dane County, Wisconsin|Dane]]
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*[[Iowa County, Wisconsin|Iowa]]
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*[[Lafayette County, Wisconsin|Lafayette]]
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*[[Rock County, Wisconsin|Rock]]
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*[[Stephenson County, Illinois|Stephenson County, Illinois]]
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*[[Winnebago County, Illinois|Winnebago County, Illinois]]
  
 
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biography  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Church  ====
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*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=137312 State Line Cemetery, Davis] BillionGraves. This cemetery literally straddles the state line, with the bulk of the cemetery, and therefore nearly all of the burials, actually in Illinois. Access, however, is from East State Line Road on the Wisconsin side.
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1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free indexed the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be searched 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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1885 Wisconsin State Census Free indexed the 1885 Wisconsin State Census can be searched 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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==== Church History and Records ====
  
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==== Land ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
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[http://www.newspaperarchive.com/ Newspaperarchive.com] ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has [http://www.newspaperarchive.com/BrowseLocations.aspx?cntry=7&st=37&ci=10518 Freeport, Illinois newspapers] from the late 1800's and early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Green County. The [http://rockislandlibrary.org/ Rock Island Public Library] in Rock Island, Illinois provides free access to this database at its library.<br>
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1874190 Wisconsin, Probate Estate Files, 1848-1933] - includes files from 1848-1885;&nbsp;via FamilySearch. As of 5/29/11 included images that can only be browsed, not searched.
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Monroe Wisconsin Family History Center]]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=200686&subject_disp=Wisconsin%2C+Green&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Revision as of 17:26, 29 December 2012

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County Courthouse

Green County Courthouse
1016 16th Avenue
Monroe, WI 53566-2098
Phone. 608.328.9430

Register of Deeds has birth records from 1907,
marrage records from 1846, death records from 1878
and land records; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and 
 Court records County  Judge has probate records [1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1836--Green County was created 8 December 1836 from Iowa County.  County seat: Monroe [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

  • State Line Cemetery, Davis BillionGraves. This cemetery literally straddles the state line, with the bulk of the cemetery, and therefore nearly all of the burials, actually in Illinois. Access, however, is from East State Line Road on the Wisconsin side.

Census

1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free indexed the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be searched on the 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.

1885 Wisconsin State Census Free indexed the 1885 Wisconsin State Census can be searched on the 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.

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

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Newspaperarchive.com ($) has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has Freeport, Illinois newspapers from the late 1800's and early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Green County. The Rock Island Public Library in Rock Island, Illinois provides free access to this database at its library.

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums
County Courthouse
Family History Centers
*Introduction to LDS Family History Centers 

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Divorce
Death

Voting Registers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 756 Green County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content