Jefferson County, Wisconsin Genealogy

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Template:Wisconsin-stubUnited States  > Wisconsin > Jefferson County
Jefferson County; 320 S Main St; Jefferson, WI 53549-1718; Phone. 920.674.7140
Reg of Deeds has b & m rec from 1850, d rec from 1840 & land rec from 1838; Clk Cir Ct has dev rec from 1851 & ct rec from 1843; Reg in Pro has pro rec from 1840)
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Historical Facts

Parent County

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

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Resources

Bible Records

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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.

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Newspapers

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

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References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).