To request editing rights on the Wiki, click here.

Difference between revisions of "Monroe County, Wisconsin Genealogy"

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
(Marriage Records)
(Added GenWeb links)
Line 178: Line 178:
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/166325933433955/ Wisconsin Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]  
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/166325933433955/ Wisconsin Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]  
 
*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Monroe|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Monroe|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
 +
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wimonroe/ WIGenWeb project]
 +
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/monroe/monroe.htm USGenWeb Archives]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 21:41, 24 January 2016

Guide to Monroe County Wisconsin ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

United States Gotoarrow.png Wisconsin Gotoarrow.png Monroe County



Monroe County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded information needed
County Seat Sparta
Monroe County
Courthouse


WI Monroe.png


County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Monroe County Courthouse
202 S K Street
Sparta, WI 54656
Phone: 608.269.8705

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage death, and land records;
Clerk of Courts has divorce, probate, court and naturalization records;
Veterans Service Office has military records [1]

Historical Facts[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1854--Monroe County was created 21 March 1854 from La Crosse County.County seat: Sparta [1]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

For a list of record loss in Wisconsin Counties see: Wisconsin Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Jackson  • Juneau  • La Crosse  • Vernon

WI MONROE.JPG

Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census[edit | edit source]

  • 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 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 Wisconsin State Census Identifies head of household by name.
  • 1885 Wisconsin State Census 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 Index and images. Identifies head of household by name. Other information is statistical.
  • 1905 Wisconsin State Census Name index and images of population. Enumerates by name all inhabitants.

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

Lutheran[edit | edit source]
  • Records of Trinity Lutheran Church, Cashton, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Crime and Criminals[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Germans[edit | edit source]

Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Migration[edit | edit source]

Military History and Records[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

Civil War service men from Monroe 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 Monroe County.

- 3rd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Companies A and G
- 10th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Companies H and I

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Online Records

Repositories[edit | edit source]

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

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]
County Courthouse[edit | edit source]
Family History Centers[edit | edit source]
  • 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[edit | edit source]

Monroe County Historical Society
1488 Aqua Rd
Black River Falls, WI 54615-7609
Phone: 608-269-8680
Website

Monroe, Jackson, Juneau Genealogical Workshop
Rt 3, Box 253
Sparta, WI 54615
Website

Foundation for Eastern European Family History Studies
P.O. Box 321
Springville UT 84663
Website

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Birth Records[edit | edit source]
Marriage Records[edit | edit source]
Divorce Records[edit | edit source]
Death Records[edit | edit source]

Voting Registers[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 758 Monroe County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content