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}}<br>Guide to '''Menominee County Wisconsin ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[http://www.co.menominee.wi.us/ Menominee County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 279<br>Keshena, WI 54135<br>Phone: 715.799.3311 <br><br>County Clerk has birith, marriage, death and land records; <br>Registrar in Probate has probate records <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 758 Menominee County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Menominee County
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| state = Wisconsin
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| founded year = 1961
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| founded date = May 1
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| seat = [[Keshena, Wisconsin|Keshena]]
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| building address = [http://www.co.menominee.wi.us/ Menominee County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 279<br>Keshena, WI 54135<br>Phone: 715.799.3311 <br>}}
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== County Information ==
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==== Menominee County, Wisconsin Record Dates ====
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<center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.menominee.wi.us/ Menominee County Courthouse]<br>PO Box 279<br>Keshena, WI 54135<br>Phone: 715.799.3311 <br><br>[http://www.co.menominee.wi.us/departments/?department=5731885a8cad County Clerk] has birth, marriage, death and land records; <br>[http://www.co.shawano.wi.us/departments/?department=f392978fedd8 Register in Probate] has probate records (Note:  Shawano and Menominee Counties are served by the same register)<ref>The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 758 Menominee County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== Historical Facts  ==
 
== Historical Facts  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
1961--Menominee County was created 1 May 1961&nbsp;from [[Oconto County, Wisconsin|Oconto]] and [[Shawano County, Wisconsin|Shawano]] Counties.&nbsp;County seat: Keshena <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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1961--Menominee County was created 1 May 1961&nbsp;from [[Oconto County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Oconto]] and [[Shawano County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Shawano]] Counties.&nbsp;County seat: Keshena <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  ====
 
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Langlade County, Wisconsin|Langlade]]  
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[[Langlade County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Langlade]] {{•}} [[Oconto County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Oconto]] {{•}} [[Shawano County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Shawano]]
*[[Oconto County, Wisconsin|Oconto]]  
 
*[[Shawano County, Wisconsin|Shawano]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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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=3031&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/menominee/menominee.htm WIGenWeb Archives]
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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=Menominee&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/cemetery/menominee-stanthony.html Menominee County (Neopit) St Anthony Cemetery Tombstone Photos] USGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== 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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===== Native Americans =====
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/692833?availability=Family%20History%20Library Census for Menominee Indians at the Keshena Indian Agency at Menominee Reservation, Keshena, Wisconsin, 1915-1933]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/692917?availability=Family%20History%20Library Census for Stockbridge Indians, the Keshena Indian Agency at Menomenee Reservation, Keshena, Wisconsin, 1916]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/692922?availability=Family%20History%20Library Vital records for the Menominee Indians, at Keshena Indian Agency in Menominee Reservation, Keshena, Wisconsin, 1925-1932]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/692956?availability=Family%20History%20Library Vital records for the Oneida Indians, at Keshena Indian sub-agency in Menominee Reservation, Keshena, Wisconsin, 1925-1932]
  
 
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/menominee/land/menomine.txt Wisconsin Land Patents Database, Menominee County] USGenWeb Archives
  
 
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps of Wisconsin]
  
 
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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
  
 
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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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[http://www.uwgb.edu/archives/genealogy/ Green Bay Area Research Center]<br>
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Cofrin Library<br>
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University of Wisconsin<br>
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(920) 465-2539<br>
  
 
===== County Courthouse  =====
 
===== County Courthouse  =====
  
 
===== Family History Centers  =====
 
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*{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
 
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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] $
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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<br>
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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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*1965 - 1984 {{RecordSearch|1967741|Wisconsin, Divorce Index, 1965-1984}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
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===== 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  ====
 
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*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Menominee|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/menominee-county/ Menominee 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+Menominee|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/wi/menominee/menominee.htm Menominee County] USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://www.uwgb.edu/archives/genealogy/ Green Bay Archives and Area Research Center]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Latest revision as of 20:40, 23 August 2017

United States
Wisconsin
Menominee County

Guide to Menominee 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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Menominee County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded May 1, 1961
County Seat Keshena
Courthouse
Address Menominee County Courthouse
PO Box 279
Keshena, WI 54135
Phone: 715.799.3311



WI Menominee.png

County Information

Menominee County, Wisconsin Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1961 1961 1970 1961 1961

County Courthouse

Menominee County Courthouse
PO Box 279
Keshena, WI 54135
Phone: 715.799.3311

County Clerk has birth, marriage, death and land records;
Register in Probate has probate records (Note: Shawano and Menominee Counties are served by the same register)[1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1961--Menominee County was created 1 May 1961 from Oconto and Shawano Counties. County seat: Keshena [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

WI MENOMINEE.JPG

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Langlade  • Oconto  • Shawano

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 Billion Graves
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Wisconsin Cemeteries for more information.

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.

Church History and Records

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans
Native Americans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

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

Green Bay Area Research Center
Cofrin Library
University of Wisconsin
2420 Nicolet Dr
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
(920) 465-2539

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

Taxation

Vital Records

Pre-1907 Vital Records are available 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 Menominee County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).