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{{Wisconsin-stub}}[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wisconsin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Green County'''  
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Guide to '''Green 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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| county = Green County
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| state = Wisconsin
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| founded year = 1836
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| founded date = December 8
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| seat = [[Monroe, Wisconsin|Monroe]]
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| building address = [http://www.co.green.wi.gov/ Green County Courthouse]<br>1016 16th Avenue<br>Monroe, WI 53566-2098<br>Phone. 608.328.9430 <br>}}
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=== County Information ===
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==== Green 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" | '''[[#Census|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" |1862
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1838
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1840
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1836
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
  
[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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[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>
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[http://www.co.green.wi.gov/localgov_departments_details.asp?deptid=119&locid=148 Register of Deeds] has birth records from 1907, <br>marrage records from 1846, death records from 1878 <br>and land records; <br>
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[http://www.co.green.wi.gov/localgov_departments_details.asp?deptid=101&locid=148 Clerk of Circuit Court] has divorce and Court records
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[http://www.co.green.wi.gov/localgov_departments_details.asp?deptid=588&locid=148<br> County Judge] has probate records <ref>The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 756 Green County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== Historical Facts  ==
 
== Historical Facts  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== 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 Genealogy|Iowa ]]County. County seat: Monroe <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 Green County, Wisconsin Clickable Neighbors}}]]
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wigreen/civil.html Green County Civil Divisions] WIGenWeb Project
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Dane County, Wisconsin|Dane]]  
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[[Dane County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Dane]] {{•}} [[Iowa County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Iowa]] {{•}} [[Lafayette County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Lafayette]] {{•}} [[Rock County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Rock]] {{•}} [[Stephenson County, Illinois Genealogy|Stephenson County, Illinois]] {{•}} [[Winnebago County, Illinois Genealogy|Winnebago County, Illinois]]
*[[Iowa County, Wisconsin|Iowa]]  
 
*[[Lafayette County, Wisconsin|Lafayette]]  
 
*[[Rock County, Wisconsin|Rock]]  
 
*[[Stephenson County, Illinois|Stephenson County, Illinois]]  
 
*[[Winnebago County, Illinois|Winnebago County, Illinois]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Bible Records ====
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==== Bible Records ====
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*[[Monroe,_Wisconsin#Family_Histories|Monroe Wisconsin Family Histories]]
  
 
==== Biography  ====
 
==== Biography  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wigreen/biography.html Biography Resources, Green County] WIGenWeb Project
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/green/biography/1884ndex.txt Biographical Index, ''History of Green County, Wisconsin, 1884''] USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/green/bios/chambers4gbs.txt Biography of John Chambers, 1824 - February 4, 1902] USGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[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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| 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=3014&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=51&CScnty=3014 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/cemetery/green.html WIGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Green+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=Green&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://graveyards.com/Wisconsin/Green Graveyards]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/wisconsin/green.htm WITombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=23125&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=35&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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*[[Monroe,_Wisconsin#Cemeteries|Monroe Wisonsin Cemeteries]]
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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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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*'''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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*'''1850''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/green/census/1850/cadiz.txt 1850 Federal Census, Cadiz Township, Green County] USGenWeb Archives
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*'''1860''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/green/census/1860/cadiz.txt 1860 Federal Census, Cadiz Township, Green County] USGenWeb Archives
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*'''1860''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/green/census/1860/clarno.txt 1860 Federal Census, Clarno Township, Green County] USGenWeb Archives
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*'''1860''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/green/census/1860/decatur.txt 1860 Federal Census, Decatur Township, Green County] USGenWeb Archives
  
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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==== Church History and Records  ====
  
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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===== Lutheran  =====
  
==== Church History and Records  ====
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:*Records of the American Lutheran Church, Brooklyn, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com]
  
 
==== Court Records  ====
 
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==== Crime and Criminals  ====
 
==== Crime and Criminals  ====
  
==== Directories ====
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==== Directories ====
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*[[Monroe,_Wisconsin#City_Directories|Monroe Wisconsin City Directories]]
  
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
 
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==== History  ====
 
==== History  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/green/history/first.txt Green County, Wisconsin Firsts] USGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
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*Wisconsin Land Patents Database, Green County (USGenWeb Archives)
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/green/land/gree-a-c.txt Surnames A-C]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/green/land/gree-d-g.txt Surnames D-G]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/green/land/gree-h-k.txt Surnames H-K]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/green/land/gree-l-o.txt Surnames L-O]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/green/land/gree-p-s.txt Surnames P-S]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/green/land/gree-t-z.txt Surnames T-Z]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Old Antique Atlases Maps of Wisconsin]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of Green 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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Civil War service men from Green 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 Green County. <br>
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:- [[1st Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry|1st Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry]], Company K
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry]], Company I <br>
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:- [https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/5th_Regiment,_Wisconsin_Infantry, 5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry Reorganized], Company I
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:- [[5th Independent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery|5th Independent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery]]
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:- [[8th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry|8th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Company H
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:- [[9th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry|9th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Companies F and K
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:- [[9th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry|9th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry Reorganized]], Company B
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:- [[13th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry|13th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Company E and Company G with men from Spring Grove, found in Green County and [[Green_Lake_County,_Wisconsin|Green Lake County]]<br>
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=====World War I=====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/green/military/ww1/rosters/armycasu409gmt.txt World War I Army Causalities -- Green County] USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wigreen/wwicasualty.html World War I Army Casualties - Annotated with newspaper clippings] WIGenWeb Project
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=====World War II=====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/green/military/ww2/enlistment/armyenli53gmt.txt Green County Army Enlistees, Names Abersold - Joranlien] USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/green/military/ww2/enlistment/armyenli54gmt.txt Green County Army Enlistees, Names  Kammer - Zwygart] USGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wigreen/newspapers.html Newspaper Resources for Green County] WIGenWeb project
[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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*[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>
  
 
==== Obituaries  ====
 
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/wi/green.htm Green County Obituaries] Scroll down to individual obituary links. USGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== Periodicals  ====
 
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==== Probate Records  ====
 
==== Probate Records  ====
  
*[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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'''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}}
 
 
 
*[[Monroe Wisconsin Family History Center]]
 
*[[Monroe Wisconsin Family History Center]]
  
 
==== Societies  ====
 
==== Societies  ====
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'''Green County Genealogical Society'''<br> PO Box 313<br> Monroe, WI 53566<br><br>
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'''Green County Historical Society'''<br>1503 – 6th St<br> Monroe, WI 53566<br>[http://www.greencountywihistoricalsociety.org/ Website]<br>
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[https://www.facebook.com/Green-County-Historical-Society-WI-233541270021192/ Facebook]<br><br>
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'''Green County Genealogical Society Inc''' <br> 925 16th Ave<br> Monroe, WI 53566<br> Telephone: 608-921-1537<br>[http://www.greencogenealogywi.org/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Albany Historical Society'''<br> PO Box 464<br> Albany, WI 53502 <br>Telephone: 608-862-3423<br><br>
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'''Brodhead Historical Society'''<br> PO Box 33<br> Brodhead, WI 53520<br>Telephone: 608-897-2635<br>
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[http://www.brodheadhistory.org/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Monticello Area Historical Society'''<br>W3903 Gilbertson Rd<br>Monticello, WI 53570<br>Telephone: 608-938-4442<br>[http://www.monticellohistoricalsociety.org/ Website]<br><br>
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'''New Glarus Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 745<br>New Glarus, WI 53574<br>[http://www.swisshistoricalvillage.org/ website]<br><br>
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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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*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
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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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===== 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
  
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Green|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/green-county/ Green 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+Green|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
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*[http://www.greencogenealogywi.org/ Green County Genealogical Society]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wigreen/contents.html Green County WIGenWeb Project]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/wi/green.htm Green County USGenWeb Archives]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Guide to Green 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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Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 8, 1836
County Seat Monroe
Courthouse
Address Green County Courthouse
1016 16th Avenue
Monroe, WI 53566-2098
Phone. 608.328.9430



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County Information

Green County, Wisconsin Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1862 1838 1840 1836 1850

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 of 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 [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

Dane  • Iowa  • Lafayette  • Rock  • Stephenson County, Illinois  • Winnebago County, Illinois

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 Archives WorldCat Billion Graves
Graveyards
WITombstone Project
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Wisconsin Cemeteries for more information.

Census

State Census
  • 1855 - 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.
  • 1865 - 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.
  • 1875 - 1875 Wisconsin State Census Identifies head of household by name.
  • 1885 - Wisconsin State Census, 1885 at FamilySearch — index and images. Search indexed census.  Identifies by name of head of household.  Other information is statistical and identifies the rest of the household by race, gender and country of birth.
  • 1895 - Wisconsin State Census, 1895 at FamilySearch — index and images. Identifies head of household by name. Other information is statistical.
  • 1905 - Wisconsin State Census, 1905 at FamilySearch — Name index and images of population. Enumerates by name all inhabitants.
Federal Census

Church History and Records

Lutheran
  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Brooklyn, 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

  • Wisconsin Land Patents Database, Green County (USGenWeb Archives)

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Green 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 Green County.

- 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Company K
- 2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Company I
- 5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry Reorganized, Company I
- 5th Independent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery
- 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company H
- 9th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Companies F and K
- 9th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry Reorganized, Company B
- 13th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company E and Company G with men from Spring Grove, found in Green County and Green Lake County
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

Green County Genealogical Society
PO Box 313
Monroe, WI 53566

Green County Historical Society
1503 – 6th St
Monroe, WI 53566
Website
Facebook

Green County Genealogical Society Inc
925 16th Ave
Monroe, WI 53566
Telephone: 608-921-1537
Website

Albany Historical Society
PO Box 464
Albany, WI 53502
Telephone: 608-862-3423

Brodhead Historical Society
PO Box 33
Brodhead, WI 53520
Telephone: 608-897-2635
Website

Monticello Area Historical Society
W3903 Gilbertson Rd
Monticello, WI 53570
Telephone: 608-938-4442
Website

New Glarus Historical Society
PO Box 745
New Glarus, WI 53574
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 Green County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).