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''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Wisconsin|Wisconsin]] > Marinette County'' [[Image:WI Marinette.png|thumb|right|475px]]  
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}}<br>Guide to '''Marinette 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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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Marinette County
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| state = Wisconsin
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| founded year = 1879
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| founded date = February 27
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| seat = [[Marinette, Wisconsin|Marinette]]
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| building address = [http://www.marinettecounty.com/ Marinette County Courthouse]<br>1926 Hall Ave<br>Marinette, WI 54143;<br>Phone. 715.732.7532<br> }}
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[[Image:WI Marinette.png|thumb|right|275px]]  
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== County Information ==
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==== Marinette 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" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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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" |1874
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1878
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1880
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1879
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.marinettecounty.com/ Marinette County Courthouse]<br>1926 Hall Ave<br>Marinette, WI 54143;<br>Phone. 715.732.7532<br>
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[http://www.marinettecounty.com/departments/?department=2ce81d5e7364 Register of Deeds] has birth, marriage, death and land records from 1879; <br>
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[http://www.marinettecounty.com/departments/?department=5b9c58f483b3 Clerk of Circuit Court] has divorce and court records from 1879; <br>
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[http://www.marinettecounty.com/departments/?department=7d789cb6839e Regiser in Probate] has probate records from 1879 <ref>The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 758 Marinnette County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== Historical Facts  ==
 
== Historical Facts  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
1879--Marinette County was&nbsp;created 27 February 1879&nbsp;from [[Oconto County, Wisconsin|Oconto]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp; County seat: Marinette <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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1879--Marinette County was&nbsp;created 27 February 1879&nbsp;from [[Oconto County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Oconto]] County.&nbsp;&nbsp; County seat: Marinette <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<br>  ==
 
== Places / Localities<br>  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
Towns  
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''Towns''
 
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*Amberg  
 
*Amberg  
 
*Athelstane  
 
*Athelstane  
 
*Beaver  
 
*Beaver  
 
*Beecher  
 
*Beecher  
*Dunbar  
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*Dunbar
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*Goodman  
 
*Goodman  
 
*Grover  
 
*Grover  
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*Middle Inlet  
 
*Middle Inlet  
 
*Niagara  
 
*Niagara  
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*Pembine  
 
*Pembine  
 
*Peshtigo  
 
*Peshtigo  
*Porterfield  
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*Porterfield
 
*Pound  
 
*Pound  
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*Silver Cliff  
 
*Silver Cliff  
 
*Stephenson  
 
*Stephenson  
 
*Wagner  
 
*Wagner  
 
*Wausaukee
 
*Wausaukee
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Villages  
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''Villages''
  
 
*Coleman  
 
*Coleman  
 
*Crivitz  
 
*Crivitz  
 
*Pound  
 
*Pound  
*Wausaukee
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*Wausaukee<br><br>
  
Cities  
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''Cities''
  
 
*Marinette  
 
*Marinette  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Dickinson County, Michigan|Dickinson County, Michigan]]  
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[[Image:{{WI Marinette County, Wisconsin Clickable Neighbors}}|right|250px]]
*[[Florence County, Wisconsin|Florence]]  
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*[[Forest County, Wisconsin|Forest]]  
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[[Dickinson County, Michigan Genealogy|Dickinson County, Michigan]] {{•}} [[Florence County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Florence]] {{•}} [[Forest County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Forest]] {{•}} [[Menominee County, Michigan Genealogy|Menominee County, Michigan]] {{•}} [[Oconto County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Oconto]]
*[[Menominee County, Michigan|Menominee County, Michigan]]  
 
*[[Oconto County, Wisconsin|Oconto]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=51&CScnty=3029 Marinette County Cemeteries at Find A Grave]<br>
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*[http://amberghistory.org/cemetery/cemetery.html Amberg Cemetery (complete list of people buried there)]<br>
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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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=3029&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|351918|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=51&CScnty=3029 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wimarine/cemetery.html WIGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Marinette+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=Marinette&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette.htm WIGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/wisconsin/marine.htm WITombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/wi/marinette.htm Interment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.wicemeteries.com/cem_search2.php WI Gen Societies]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=23140&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=28&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/cemetery/marinette.html Marinette County Tombstone Photograph Pages] USGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== 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://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://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://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — Name index and images of population. Enumerates by name all inhabitants.
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=====Federal Census=====
  
 
==== Church History and Records  ====
 
==== Church History and Records  ====
  
==== Court Records  ====
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*[[Marinette,_Wisconsin#Church_Records| Marinette County Church Records]]
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===== Lutheran  =====
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:*Records of the American Lutheran Church, Marinette County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
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==== Court Records&nbsp; ====
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Circuit Court Case Files from 1879-1939 are held at:
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'''[https://www.uwgb.edu/archives/genealogy/courtRecords.asp Archives and Area Research Center]'''<br> Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay<br> 2420 Nicolet Dr.<br> Green Bay, WI 54311-7001<br> Phone:(920) 465-2539<br> E-mail: archives@uwgb.edu
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<br> [https://www.facebook.com/uwgbarchives/ Facebook]
  
 
==== Crime and Criminals  ====
 
==== Crime and Criminals  ====
  
==== Directories ====
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==== Directories ====
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*[[Marinette,_Wisconsin#City_Directories|Marinette, Wisconsin City Directories]]
  
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
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*[http://www.ci.peshtigo.wi.us/ Peshtigo History (includes Peshtigo Fire links)]<br>  
 
*[http://www.ci.peshtigo.wi.us/ Peshtigo History (includes Peshtigo Fire links)]<br>  
 
*[http://www.wausaukee.com/ Wausaukee Home Page (includes history)]<br>  
 
*[http://www.wausaukee.com/ Wausaukee Home Page (includes history)]<br>  
*[http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/wmh/archives/search.aspx?area=browse&volume=75&articleID=38451 "Richard T. Ely and the development of the Wisconsin cutover"] by Robert Gough<br>  
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*[https://search.library.wisc.edu/catalog/9910115146302121 "Richard T. Ely and the development of the Wisconsin cutover"] by Robert Gough<br>  
 
*[http://lj.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/14/2/171 "Colonizing the Cutover: Wisconsin's Progressive-Era Experiments in Rural Planning"] by Susan O. Haswell and Arnold R. Alanen<br>
 
*[http://lj.uwpress.org/cgi/content/abstract/14/2/171 "Colonizing the Cutover: Wisconsin's Progressive-Era Experiments in Rural Planning"] by Susan O. Haswell and Arnold R. Alanen<br>
  
==== Land and Property  ====
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==== Land and Property&nbsp; ====
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*Wisconsin Land Patents Database, Marinette County (USGenWeb Archives)
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette/land/mari-a-b.txt Surnames A-B]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette/land/mari-c.txt Surnames C]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette/land/mari-d-g.txt Surnames D-G]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette/land/mari-h-k.txt Surnames H-K]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette/land/mari-l.txt Surnames L]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette/land/mari-m-o.txt Surnames M-O]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette/land/mari-p-r.txt Surnames P-R]
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:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette/land/mari-s.txt Surnames S]
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*Tax rolls from 1879-1982 ($) are held at:
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'''[https://www.uwgb.edu/archives/genealogy/land.asp Archives and Area Research Center]'''<br> Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay<br> 2420 Nicolet Dr.<br> Green Bay, WI 54311-7001<br> Phone:(920) 465-2539<br> E-mail: archives@uwgb.edu
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<br> [https://www.facebook.com/uwgbarchives/ Facebook]
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps of Wisconsin]
  
 
==== Migration  ====
 
==== Migration  ====
  
==== Military History and Records  ====
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==== Military History and Records ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wimarine/casualties.html Marinette County War Casualties] WIGenWeb project
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wimarine/pensions.html Marinette County Pensioners 1812 - 1865] WIGenWeb project
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===== Civil War  =====
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Civil War service men from Crawford 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 Crawford County. <br>
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:- [[12th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry|12th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Company F
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette/military/1833/marinpens.txt 1883 list of Pensioners or dependents] USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette/census/1890/marint.txt 1890 Federal Census Special Schedule for Surviving Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and Widows, etc.] USGenWeb Archives
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======World War I=====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette/military/ww1/other/smalley2gmt.txt Charles A. Smalley WWI Draft Registration] USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette/military/ww1/rosters/armycasu424gmt.txt WWI Army Casualties]  USGenWeb Archives
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======World War II=====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette/military/ww2/enlistment/armyenli226gmt.txt WWII Army Enlistees (Abbott-Doucette)]  USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette/military/ww2/enlistment/armyenli227gmt.txt  WWII Army Enlistees (Drewry-Kaufman)]  USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette/military/ww2/enlistment/armyenli228gmt.txt WWII Army Enlistees (Kearns-Motowski)]  USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette/military/ww2/enlistment/armyenli229gmt.txt WWII Army Enlistees (Muenster-Shevy)]  USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette/military/ww2/enlistment/armyenli230gmt.txt WWII Army Enlistees (Sieja-Zorn)]  USGenWeb Archives
  
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship&nbsp; ====
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Declarations of Intention and Naturalizations from 1823-1907 are held at:
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'''[https://www.uwgb.edu/archives/genealogy/citizenshipRecords.asp Archives and Area Research Center]'''<br> Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay<br> 2420 Nicolet Dr.<br> Green Bay, WI 54311-7001<br> Phone:(920) 465-2539<br> E-mail: archives@uwgb.edu
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<br> [https://www.facebook.com/uwgbarchives/ Facebook]
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<br>[https://www.uwgb.edu/archives/files/pdf/citizenshipresearchrequest.pdf Citizenship Search and Copy Request form] $
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate Records  ====
 
==== Probate Records  ====
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[https://www.uwgb.edu/archives/genealogy/probateRecords.asp '''Archives and Area Research Center]'''<br> Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay<br> 2420 Nicolet Dr.<br> Green Bay, WI 54311-7001<br> Phone:(920) 465-2539<br> E-mail: archives@uwgb.edu
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<br> [https://www.facebook.com/uwgbarchives/ Facebook]
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[https://www.uwgb.edu/archives/files/pdf/probatecasefilelookup.pdf Probate Case Look-Up Request form] $
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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://home.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  =====
 
===== Archives, Libraries and Museums  =====
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'''[https://www.uwgb.edu/archives/ Archives and Area Research Center]'''<br> Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay<br> 2420 Nicolet Dr.<br> Green Bay, WI 54311-7001<br> Phone:(920) 465-2539<br> E-mail: archives@uwgb.edu
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<br> [https://www.facebook.com/uwgbarchives/ Facebook]
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<br>
  
 
University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Digital collections include:  
 
University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Digital collections include:  
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===== Family History Centers  =====
 
===== Family History Centers  =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
 
*[[Marinette Wisconsin Family History Center]]
 
*[[Marinette Wisconsin Family History Center]]
  
 
==== Societies  ====
 
==== Societies  ====
  
*Searchable [http://amberghistory.org/ Museum catalog] of the society's&nbsp;main collections, including quarrying, lumbering, and railroad artifacts; pioneer photos; veterans exhibit; and archival items such as old school records.
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'''Amberg Historical Society'''<br>Cty V, 1/3 mile west of Hwy 141<br> Amberg, WI 54102<br>Telephone: 715-759-5281<br>[http://www.amberghistory.org/ Website]<br><br>
  
Amberg History Society  
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'''White Pine Genealogical Society'''<br> PO Box 512<br> Marinette, WI 54143 <br>
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[http://www.worldcat.org/title/white-pine-genealogical-society-newsletter/oclc/43483461 Website]<br><br>
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'''Marinette County Historical Society'''<br> PO Box 262<br> Marinette, WI 54143<br>Telephone: 715-732-0831<br>[http://webhelper.centurylink.com/index.php?origURL=http%3A//www.marinettecountyhistory.org/&r=http%3A//www.raogk.org/wisconsin-genealogy/wi-society-archives/&bc= website]<br><br>
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*[http://amberghistory.org/cemetery/cemetery.html Amberg Cemetery] listing
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==== Taxation  ====
  
Marinette County Historical Society\ [http://www.marinettecountyhistory.org/index.php Marinette County Historical Society] &amp; Marinette County Logging Museum<br>P.O. Box 262<br>Marinette, WI 54143<br>(715) 732-0831
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==== Vital Records  ====
  
Publishes&nbsp;a quarterly newsletter, ''The Historian'', which includes original articles of interest to the Marinette County area, photographs, maps, book reviews, and other items of local and regional interest.
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Pre-1907 birth, marriage, and death registrations are held on microfilm at:
  
Wisconsin Historical Society Search the [http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/vitalrecords/ Wisconsin Genealogy Index], on-line index of 2.5 million birth, marriage and death records. &nbsp;See other collections and search strategy resources available on the&nbsp;[http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/genealogy/ Wisconsin Historical Society]&nbsp;Genealogy page. &nbsp;This organization's web site was named one of the top 101 genealogy websites in 2010.<br>
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'''[https://www.uwgb.edu/archives/genealogy/vitalRecords.asp Archives and Area Research Center]'''<br>Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay <br>2420 Nicolet Dr. <br>Green Bay, WI 54311-7001 <br>Phone: (920) 465-2539 <br>E-mail: archives@uwgb.edu <br>[https://www.facebook.com/uwgbarchives/ Facebook] <br>[https://www.uwgb.edu/archives/genealogy/vitalRecords.asp Birth, Death, and Marriage Request Forms] $
  
==== Taxation ====
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*[http://www.marinettecounty.com/departments/links/?department=2ce81d5e7364&subdepartment=4389e2a6301f Ordering Vital Records for Marinette County]<br>
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===== Birth Records =====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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*1826 - 1926 {{RecordSearch|1708703|Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-1926}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index<br>
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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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*Pre-1970 [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wimarine/pre1907b.html Marinette County Birth Index] WIGenWeb Project
  
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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 =====
  
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*1965 - 1984 {{RecordSearch|1967741|Wisconsin, Divorce Index, 1965-1984}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
===== Death  =====
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===== Death Records =====
  
*[http://www.marinettecounty.com/departments/links/?department=2ce81d5e7364&subdepartment=4389e2a6301f Ordering Vital Records for Marinette County]<br>
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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
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*Pre-1907 [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wimarine/pre1907d.html Marinette County Death Index] WIGenWeb Project
  
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/marinette-county/ Marinette 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]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wimarine/ GenWeb for Marinette County]<br>  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wimarine/ GenWeb for Marinette County]<br>  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette.htm GenWeb Archives for Marinette County]  
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/marinette.htm GenWeb Archives for Marinette County]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mimccem/ Marinette, WI &amp; Menominee, MI County Genealogy Site]<br>  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mimccem/ Marinette, WI &amp; Menominee, MI County Genealogy Site]<br>  
 
*[http://www.marinettecounty.com/ Marinette County Home Page]<br>  
 
*[http://www.marinettecounty.com/ Marinette County Home Page]<br>  
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United States
Wisconsin
Marinette County

Guide to Marinette 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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Marinette County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 27, 1879
County Seat Marinette
Courthouse
Address Marinette County Courthouse
1926 Hall Ave
Marinette, WI 54143;
Phone. 715.732.7532


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County Information

Marinette County, Wisconsin Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1874 1878 1880 1879 1879

County Courthouse

Marinette County Courthouse
1926 Hall Ave
Marinette, WI 54143;
Phone. 715.732.7532

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and land records from 1879;
Clerk of Circuit Court has divorce and court records from 1879;
Regiser in Probate has probate records from 1879 [1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1879--Marinette County was created 27 February 1879 from Oconto County.   County seat: Marinette [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

Populated Places

Towns

  • Amberg
  • Athelstane
  • Beaver
  • Beecher
  • Dunbar
  • Goodman
  • Grover
  • Lake
  • Middle Inlet
  • Niagara
  • Pembine
  • Peshtigo
  • Porterfield
  • Pound
  • Silver Cliff
  • Stephenson
  • Wagner
  • Wausaukee

Villages

  • Coleman
  • Crivitz
  • Pound
  • Wausaukee

Cities

  • Marinette
  • Niagara
  • Peshtigo

Neighboring Counties

WI MARINETTE.JPG

Dickinson County, Michigan  • Florence  • Forest  • Menominee County, Michigan  • Oconto

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 WorldCat Billion Graves
WIGenWeb Archives
WITombstone Project
Interment
WI Gen Societies
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, Marinette County, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court Records 

Circuit Court Case Files from 1879-1939 are held at:

Archives and Area Research Center
Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Phone:(920) 465-2539
E-mail: archives@uwgb.edu
Facebook

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property 

  • Wisconsin Land Patents Database, Marinette County (USGenWeb Archives)
  • Tax rolls from 1879-1982 ($) are held at:

Archives and Area Research Center
Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Phone:(920) 465-2539
E-mail: archives@uwgb.edu
Facebook

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Crawford 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 Crawford County.

- 12th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company F


=World War I
=World War II

Naturalization and Citizenship 

Declarations of Intention and Naturalizations from 1823-1907 are held at:

Archives and Area Research Center
Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Phone:(920) 465-2539
E-mail: archives@uwgb.edu
Facebook
Citizenship Search and Copy Request form $

Newspapers

Peshtigo Times

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Archives and Area Research Center
Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Phone:(920) 465-2539
E-mail: archives@uwgb.edu
Facebook Probate Case Look-Up Request form $

Online Records

Repositories

See also a List of Wisconsin Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Archives and Area Research Center
Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Phone:(920) 465-2539
E-mail: archives@uwgb.edu
Facebook

University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Digital collections include:

County Courthouse

1926 Hall Ave.
Marinette, WI 54143-1717

County Clerk

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

Amberg Historical Society
Cty V, 1/3 mile west of Hwy 141
Amberg, WI 54102
Telephone: 715-759-5281
Website

White Pine Genealogical Society
PO Box 512
Marinette, WI 54143
Website

Marinette County Historical Society
PO Box 262
Marinette, WI 54143
Telephone: 715-732-0831
website

Taxation

Vital Records

Pre-1907 birth, marriage, and death registrations are held on microfilm at:

Archives and Area Research Center
Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Phone: (920) 465-2539
E-mail: archives@uwgb.edu
Facebook
Birth, Death, and Marriage Request Forms $

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Divorce Records
Death Records

Voting Registers

Websites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 758 Marinnette County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).