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{{Wisconsin-stub}} [[United States|United States ]] > [[Wisconsin|Wisconsin]] > Ozaukee County [[Image:WI Ozaukee.png|thumb|right|475px]]  
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}}<br>Guide to '''Ozaukee 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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== County Information ==
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==== Ozaukee 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" | '''[[#Census|Census]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[#Land and Property|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1852
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1860
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== County Courthouse  ==
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Ozaukee County Courthouse<br>121 W Main Street; PO Box 994; <br>Port Washington, WI 53074<br>Phone: 262.284.8100 <br><br>
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[http://www.co.ozaukee.wi.us/199/Register-of-Deeds Register of Deeds] has birth, marriage, death, and land records from 1853; <br>
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[http://www.co.ozaukee.wi.us/181/Clerk-of-Circuit-Courts Clerk of Circuit Courts] has divorce, probate and court records; <br>
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[http://www.co.ozaukee.wi.us/144/Treasurer County Treasurer] has tax rolls from 1851 <ref>The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 758 Pepin Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== Historical Facts  ==
 
== Historical Facts  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
1853--Ozaukee County was created 7 March 1853&nbsp;from [[Washington County, Wisconsin|Washington ]]County. County seat: Port Washington <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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1853--Ozaukee County was created 7 March 1853&nbsp;from [[Washington County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Washington ]]County. County seat: Port Washington <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  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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[[Image:{{WI Ozaukee County, Wisconsin Clickable Neighbors}}|right|200px]]
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Milwaukee County, Wisconsin|Milwaukee]]  
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[[Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Milwaukee]] {{•}} [[Sheboygan County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Sheboygan]] {{•}} [[Washington County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Washington]] {{•}} [[Waukesha County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Waukesha]]
*[[Sheboygan County, Wisconsin|Sheboygan]]  
 
*[[Washington County, Wisconsin|Washington]]  
 
*[[Waukesha County, Wisconsin|Waukesha]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Bible Records ====
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==== Bible Records  ====
   
 
==== Biography ====
 
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Biography  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiozauke/biographies.html Ozaukee County Biographies] WIGenWeb project
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/wi/ozaukee/ozaukee.htm Biographical Sketches] USGenWeb Archives
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==== Cemeteries ====
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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=3037&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|592591|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=3037 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiozauke/cemeteries.html WIGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Ozaukee+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=Ozaukee&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/wi/ozaukee/ozaukee.htm WIGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/wisconsin/ozauke.htm WITombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/wi/ozaukee.htm Interment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=23148&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=19&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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*[[Port_Washington,_Wisconsin#Cemeteries| Port Washington, Wisconsin Cemeteries]]
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/cemetery/ozaukee.html Ozaukee County Tombstone Photograph Pages] USGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
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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*'''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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*'''1905''' - [http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/census/index/ 1905 State Census for Ozaukee County] Put in the surname, year of census, and county/state. Ancestry/RootsWeb
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*'''1850''' - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiozauke/census.html 1850 Washington County Census] WIGenWeb project.  Washington was the parent county of Ozaukee.
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==== Church History and Records  ====
  
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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*[[Port_Washington,_Wisconsin#Church_Records| Port Washington, Wisconsin Church Records]]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiozauke/churches.html Ozaukee County Churches] WIGenWeb project
  
1905 State Census for&nbsp;Ozaukee County at&nbsp;[http://userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/census/index/ userdb.rootsweb.ancestry.com/census/index/]&nbsp;17,491 records.&nbsp;Put in the&nbsp;surname, year of census, and&nbsp;county/state.
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===== Lutheran  =====
  
==== Church History and Records ====
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*Records of Trinity Lutheran Church, Cedarburg, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
==== Court Records ====
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==== Crime and Criminals ====
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==== Crime and Criminals ====
  
==== Directories ====  
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==== Directories ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiozauke/1900directory.html Krause's Ozaukee County 1900 Directory] WIGenWeb project hosted by RootsWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiozauke/1923directory.html Ozaukee County Residential - Rural Classified Directory - 1923-24] WIGenWeb project hosted by RootsWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiozauke/1933farmdirectory.html Washington-Ozaukee County Farm Directory - 1933] WIGenWeb project hosted by RootsWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiozauke/1938-39directory.html Washington-Ozaukee County Directory - 1938-39] WIGenWeb project hosted by RootsWeb
  
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
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Archives, Libraries, and Museums<br>Biographies<br>Church Records<br>Cemetery Records<br>Court Records<br>Histories<br>Immigration/emigration/migration<br>Maps<br>Newspapers<br>Societies  
 
Archives, Libraries, and Museums<br>Biographies<br>Church Records<br>Cemetery Records<br>Court Records<br>Histories<br>Immigration/emigration/migration<br>Maps<br>Newspapers<br>Societies  
  
==== Gazetteers ====
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==== Genealogy ====
 
 
==== History ====  
 
  
==== Land and Property ====
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==== History  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/ozaukee/history/settlers.txt Old Settlers' Club, from "History of Washington and Ozaukee Counties, Wisconsin"] USGenWeb Archives
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==== Land and Property ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/ozaukee/land/ Wisconsin Land Patents Database, Ozaukee County] USGenWeb Archives
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Migration ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps of Wisconsin]
  
==== Military History and Records ====
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==== Migration  ====
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==== Military History and Records ====
  
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/military/wwi/search_ozaukeeco.php Official War History of Ozaukee County, Wisconsin] by R. B. Pixley (Port Washington, WI: Ozaukee County War History Committee, 1919) (digitized book)
 
*[http://www.genealogycenter.info/military/wwi/search_ozaukeeco.php Official War History of Ozaukee County, Wisconsin] by R. B. Pixley (Port Washington, WI: Ozaukee County War History Committee, 1919) (digitized book)
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=====Civil War=====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/ozaukee/military/civilwar/roster.txt Civil War Rosters, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin] USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiozauke/military/registrants.html Men Who Enlisted in Ozaukee County] WIGenWeb project hosted by RootsWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiozauke/military/Pensioners.html 1883 List of Pensioners for Ozaukee County]  WIGenWeb project hosted by RootsWeb
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiozauke/censusrecords/1890Vets.html 1890 Veteran's Schedule]  WIGenWeb project hosted by RootsWeb
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=====World War I=====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiozauke/military/WorldWarI.html Ozaukee County in World War I]  WIGenWeb project hosted by RootsWeb
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=====World War II=====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiozauke/military/WorldWarIIcasualties.html Ozaukee County in World War II] WIGenWeb project hosted by RootsWeb
  
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====  
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiozauke/newspapers.html Ozaukee County Newspapers] WIGenWeb project hosted by RootsWeb
  
==== Obituaries ====
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==== Periodicals ====  
 
  
==== Probate Records ====
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==== Periodicals  ====
  
==== Repositories ====
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==== Probate Records  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiozauke/wills.html Ozaukee County Wills] WIGenWeb project hosted by RootsWeb
===== Archives, Libraries and Museums =====
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'''Online Records'''
===== County Courthouse =====
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*'''1800 – 1987''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9088 Wisconsin Wills and Probate Records 1800-1987] at [http://search.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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==== Societies ====  
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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]
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===== County Courthouse =====
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===== Family History Centers =====
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*{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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==== Societies ====
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'''Ozaukee County Historical Society'''<br> PO Box 206<br>Cedarburg, WI 53012<br>[http://www.ochs.co.ozaukee.wi.us/Archives.htm Website]<br><br>
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'''Mequon Historical Society'''<br>6100 West Mequon Road 112N<br>Mequon, WI, 53092<br>
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Telephone: 262-242-3107<br>E-mail:[mailto:dondorf@execpc.com dondorf@execpc.com]<br>[http://www.genealoger.com/wisconsin/Counties/ozaukee%20county.htm website]<br><br>
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'''Port Washington Historical Society'''<br> PO Box 491<br>311 Johnson Street<br>Port Washington, WI, 53074<br>Telephone: 262-284-7240<br>E-mail:[mailto:portwashhistorical@yahoo.com portwashhistorical@yahoo.com]<br>[http://www.portwashingtonhistoricalsociety.org/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Port Washington Historical Society Research Center'''<br>101 East Grand Ave<br> Port Washington, 53074<br>Telephone: 262-376-3190<br>E-mail:[mailto:pwhsrc@yahoo.com pwhsrc@yahoo.com]<br><br>
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'''Saukville Area Historical Society'''<br>200 N Mill Street<br>Saukville, WI, 53080<br>Telephone: 262-268-9197<br>E-mail:[mailto:saha@artin.org saha@artin.org]<br>[http://saukvillehistory.org/ Website]<br><br>
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Birth =====
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===== Marriage =====
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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
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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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===== Death =====
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==== Voting Registers ====
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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 [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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*1973 - 1997 {{RecordSearch|1946794|Wisconsin, Marriage Index, 1973-1997}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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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
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===== Death Records  =====
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*1867 - 1907 {{RecordSearch|1803975|Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index<br>
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*1835 - 1968 {{RecordSearch|1708699|Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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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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==== Voting Registers ====
  
== Web Sites ==
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== Websites ==
  
*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Ozaukee|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/ozaukee-county/ Ozaukee 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+Ozaukee|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiozauke/ Ozaukee County GenWeb]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiozauke/ Ozaukee County GenWeb]
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/wi/ozaukee/ozaukee.htm Ozaukee County] USGenWeb Archives
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Latest revision as of 18:17, 3 October 2017

United States
Wisconsin
Ozaukee County

Guide to Ozaukee 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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Outagamie County, Wisconsin
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Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
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County Seat Port Washington
Courthouse


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County Information

Ozaukee County, Wisconsin Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1852 1855 1860 1835 1849

County Courthouse

Ozaukee County Courthouse
121 W Main Street; PO Box 994;
Port Washington, WI 53074
Phone: 262.284.8100

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death, and land records from 1853;
Clerk of Circuit Courts has divorce, probate and court records;
County Treasurer has tax rolls from 1851 [1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1853--Ozaukee County was created 7 March 1853 from Washington County. County seat: Port Washington [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 OZAUKEE.JPG

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Milwaukee  • Sheboygan  • Washington  • Waukesha

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
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Wisconsin Cemeteries for more information.

Census

Church History and Records

Lutheran
  • Records of Trinity Lutheran Church, Cedarburg, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Biographies
Church Records
Cemetery Records
Court Records
Histories
Immigration/emigration/migration
Maps
Newspapers
Societies

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Civil War
World War I
World War II

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
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

Ozaukee County Historical Society
PO Box 206
Cedarburg, WI 53012
Website

Mequon Historical Society
6100 West Mequon Road 112N
Mequon, WI, 53092
Telephone: 262-242-3107
E-mail:dondorf@execpc.com
website

Port Washington Historical Society
PO Box 491
311 Johnson Street
Port Washington, WI, 53074
Telephone: 262-284-7240
E-mail:portwashhistorical@yahoo.com
Website

Port Washington Historical Society Research Center
101 East Grand Ave
Port Washington, 53074
Telephone: 262-376-3190
E-mail:pwhsrc@yahoo.com

Saukville Area Historical Society
200 N Mill Street
Saukville, WI, 53080
Telephone: 262-268-9197
E-mail:saha@artin.org
Website

Taxation

Vital Records

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