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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wisconsin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''La Crosse County'''
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Guide to '''La Crosse County Wisconsin genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = La Crosse County
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| state = Wisconsin
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| founded year = 1851
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| founded date = March 1
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| seat = La Crosse
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| building address = [http://www.co.la-crosse.wi.us/ La Crosse County Courthouse]<br>400 4th Street North<br>La Crosse, WI 54601-3200<br>Phone. 608.785.9577 <br>}}
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History ==
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[http://www.co.la-crosse.wi.us/ La Crosse County Courthouse]<br>400 4th Street North<br>La Crosse, WI 54601-3200<br>Phone. 608.785.9577 <br>
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Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and land records from 1851; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records; Registrar in Probate<br>has probate records from 1851 <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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== Historical Facts ==
  
 
La Crosse County, Wisconsin is on the border with Minnesota, and the larger town of La Crosse is just across from Winona, Minnesota.  
 
La Crosse County, Wisconsin is on the border with Minnesota, and the larger town of La Crosse is just across from Winona, Minnesota.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1851--'''La Crosse County was created 1 March 1851&nbsp;from [[Crawford County, Wisconsin|Crawford]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' La Crosse <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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1851--La Crosse County was created 1 March 1851&nbsp;from [[Crawford County, Wisconsin|Crawford]] County.&nbsp; County seat: La Crosse <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Record Loss ====
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==== Record Loss ====
  
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
== Places/Localities  ==
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biography  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
'''''1855 Wisconsin State Census—''''' Free unindexed Internet images to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1443825;t=browsable;w=0 FamilySearch Record Search – Pilot Site.] 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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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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1875 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1875 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443778 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>  
  
==== Church  ====
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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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1895 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1895 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443712 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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1905 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1905 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443899 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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===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints =====
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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*La Crosse
 
*La Crosse
  
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===== Lutheran  =====
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:*Records of the American Lutheran Church, Holmen, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories ====
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The La Crosse Public Library has online versions of several historic La Crosse city directories at [http://lacrosselibrary.org/city%20directories/ lacrosselibrary.org/city%20directories/]. Directories available for 1866, 1870, 1876, 1880, 1885, 1890, 1895, 1900, 1905.
  
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
  
The La Crosse Public Library has online versions of several historic La Crosse city directories at [http://lacrosselibrary.org/city%20directories/ lacrosselibrary.org/city%20directories/]
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===== Germans  =====
  
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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The La Crosse Public Library has an obituary index online at [http://lacrosselibrary.org/genealogy/ lacrosselibrary.org/genealogy/]. Requests for photocopies of the obituaries can be ordered by mail from the library for a small fee.<br>  
 
The La Crosse Public Library has an obituary index online at [http://lacrosselibrary.org/genealogy/ lacrosselibrary.org/genealogy/]. Requests for photocopies of the obituaries can be ordered by mail from the library for a small fee.<br>  
  
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===== County Courthouse  =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[La Crosse Wisconsin Family History Center]]
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==== Societies ====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
==== Vital Records ====
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== Societies and Libraries ==
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==== Voting Registers  ====
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=200748&subject_disp=Wisconsin%2C+La+Crosse&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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[[Category:La_Crosse_County,_Wisconsin]]
 
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Guide to La Crosse County Wisconsin genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records



La Crosse County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 1, 1851
County Seat La Crosse
Courthouse
Address La Crosse County Courthouse
400 4th Street North
La Crosse, WI 54601-3200
Phone. 608.785.9577
WI La Crosse.png

County Courthouse

La Crosse County Courthouse
400 4th Street North
La Crosse, WI 54601-3200
Phone. 608.785.9577

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and land records from 1851;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records; Registrar in Probate
has probate records from 1851 [1]


Historical Facts

La Crosse County, Wisconsin is on the border with Minnesota, and the larger town of La Crosse is just across from Winona, Minnesota.

The La Crosse Public Library has La Crosse county history and geography resources online at lacrosselibrary.org/genealogy/laxhistory/mainpage.asp.[1]

Parent County

1851--La Crosse County was created 1 March 1851 from Crawford County.  County seat: La Crosse [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

The La Crosse Public Library has a La Crosse county cemetery index online at lacrosselibrary.org/genealogy/

Census

1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 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.

1875 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1875 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 to the 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.

1895 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1895 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.

1905 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1905 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

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • La Crosse
Lutheran
  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Holmen, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

The La Crosse Public Library has online versions of several historic La Crosse city directories at lacrosselibrary.org/city%20directories/. Directories available for 1866, 1870, 1876, 1880, 1885, 1890, 1895, 1900, 1905.

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

The La Crosse Public Library has an obituary index online at lacrosselibrary.org/genealogy/. Requests for photocopies of the obituaries can be ordered by mail from the library for a small fee.

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

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

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