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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Wisconsin|Wisconsin]] > Jefferson County''
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
== County Courthouse ==
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{{Wisconsin-stub}}''[[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Wisconsin|Wisconsin]]&nbsp;&gt; Jefferson County''<br>[http://www.jeffersoncountywi.gov/jc/public/jchome.php Jefferson County Courthouse]<br>320 S Main Street<br>Jefferson, WI 53549-1718<br>Phone. 920.674.7140 <br><br>Reg of Deeds has birth and marriage records from 1850,<br>death record from 1840 and land records from 1838; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records from 1851 <br>and court records from 1843; Registrar in Probate has <br>probate records from 1840 <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 757 Lafayette County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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<br><br>[[Image:WI Jefferson.png|thumb|right|475px]]
  
== History ==
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== Historical Facts ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
1836, created from Milwaukee County.
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1836--Jefferson County was&nbsp;created&nbsp;7 December 1836&nbsp;from [[Milwaukee County, Wisconsin|Milwaukee ]]County.&nbsp; County seat: Jefferson <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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*[[Dodge County, Wisconsin|Dodge]]
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*[[Rock County, Wisconsin|Rock]]
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*[[Walworth County, Wisconsin|Walworth]]
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*[[Waukesha County, Wisconsin|Waukesha]]
  
 
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1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index of 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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1885 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index of 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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==== Probate  ====
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For Dodge and Jefferson counties, order newspaper clippings from [http://www.dodgejeffgen.com www.dodgejeffgen.com]
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== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=200711&subject_disp=Wisconsin%2C+Jefferson&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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[[Category:Jefferson_County,_Wisconsin]]
 
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Revision as of 19:08, 8 October 2012

County Courthouse

Template:Wisconsin-stubUnited States  > Wisconsin > Jefferson County
Jefferson County Courthouse
320 S Main Street
Jefferson, WI 53549-1718
Phone. 920.674.7140

Reg of Deeds has birth and marriage records from 1850,
death record from 1840 and land records from 1838;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce records from 1851
and court records from 1843; Registrar in Probate has
probate records from 1840 [1]





WI Jefferson.png

Historical Facts

Parent County

1836--Jefferson County was created 7 December 1836 from Milwaukee County.  County seat: Jefferson [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index of 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed 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 searchable index of 1885 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed 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

For Dodge and Jefferson counties, order newspaper clippings from www.dodgejeffgen.com

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums
County Courthouse
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 757 Lafayette County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content