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}}<br>Guide to '''Price County Wisconsin ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. 
  
{{Wisconsin-stub}} [[United States|United States&nbsp;]] &gt; [[Wisconsin|Wisconsin]]&nbsp;&gt; Price County <br>
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| building address = Phillips County Courthouse<br>126 Cherry Street<br>Phillips, WI 54555<br>Phone: 715.339.3325 <br>[http://www.co.price.wi.us/ Price County Courthouse] }}
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== County Information ==
  
== County Courthouse  ==
 
  
[http://www.co.price.wi.us/ Price County Courthouse]<br>126 Cherry Street<br>Phillips, WI 54555<br>Phone: 715.339.3325 <br>
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==== Price County, Wisconsin Record Dates ====
  
Register of Deeds has birth and marriage records from 1880, <br>death records from 1884 and land records from 1867; <br>Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records from 1882; <br>Register in Probate Records from 1879; County Clerk&nbsp;<br>has marriage applications <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 759 Price County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
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[http://www.co.price.wi.us/ Price County Courthouse]<br>126 Cherry Street<br>Phillips, WI 54555<br>Phone: 715.339.3325 <br>  
  
[[Image:WI Price.png|thumb|right|475px]]  
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[http://www.co.price.wi.us/270/Register-of-Deeds Register of Deeds] has birth and marriage records from 1880, <br>death records from 1884 and land records from 1867; <br>
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[http://www.co.price.wi.us/193/Clerk-of-Circuit-Court Clerk of Circuit Court] has divorce and court records from 1882; <br>
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[http://www.co.price.wi.us/771/Register-in-Probate-Clerk-of-Juvenile-Co Register in Probate] has Records from 1879; <br>
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[http://www.co.price.wi.us/164/County-Clerk County Clerk] has marriage applications <ref>The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 759 Price County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
== Historical Facts  ==
 
== Historical Facts  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
1879--Price County was created 26 February 1879&nbsp;from [[Chippewa County, Wisconsin|Chippewa and]] [[Lincoln County, Wisconsin|Lincoln]] Counties.&nbsp; County seat: Phillips <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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1879--Price County was created 26 February 1879&nbsp;from [[Chippewa County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Chippewa and]] [[Lincoln County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Lincoln]] Counties.&nbsp; County seat: Phillips <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 Price County, Wisconsin Clickable Neighbors}}|right|250px]]
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiprice/cities_comm_vill.htm Cities, Communities and Villages] WIGenWeb Project
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Ashland County, Wisconsin|Ashland]]  
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[[Ashland County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Ashland]] {{•}} [[Iron County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Iron]] {{•}} [[Lincoln County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Lincoln]] {{•}} [[Oneida County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Oneida]] {{•}} [[Rusk County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Rusk]] {{•}} [[Sawyer County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Sawyer]] {{•}} [[Taylor County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Taylor]] {{•}} [[Vilas County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Vilas]]
*[[Iron County, Wisconsin|Iron]]  
 
*[[Lincoln County, Wisconsin|Lincoln]]  
 
*[[Oneida County, Wisconsin|Oneida]]  
 
*[[Rusk County, Wisconsin|Rusk]]  
 
*[[Sawyer County, Wisconsin|Sawyer]]  
 
*[[Taylor County, Wisconsin|Taylor]]  
 
*[[Vilas County, Wisconsin|Vilas]]
 
  
 
== 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=3042&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiprice/cemeteries.htm WIGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Price+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=Price&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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*[http://www.pricecountygenealogicalsociety.org/CemeteriesFirst.html Price County Cemetery Index and Maps] Price County Genealogical Society
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== 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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*'''1880''' - [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiprice/census.htm 1880 Census] WIGenWeb project
  
==== Church History and Records ====
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*[[Phillips,_Wisconsin#Church_Records]]
  
 
==== Court Records  ====
 
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==== History ====
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*[[Phillips,_Wisconsin#History| Phillips, Wisconsin History]]
  
 
==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps of Wisconsin]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of Price County, Wisconsin] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
==== Migration  ====
 
==== Migration  ====
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==== Probate 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
  
 
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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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==== Societies  ====
 
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'''Price County Genealogical Society'''<br> 165 Wyoming St<br> Phillips, WI 54555<br> [http://www.pricecountygenealogicalsociety.org/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Price County Historical Society'''<br> W7213 Pine St<br> P.O. Box 156<br> Fifield, WI 54524-0156<br> Phone: 715-339-2254<br>[http://www.pricecountyhistoricalsociety.org/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Jump River Valley Historical Society'''<br> N4519 Moonshine Alley<br> Catawba, WI 54515<br> Phone: 715-474-3453<br>Email:[mailto:koerner2@pctcnet.net]<br>[http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/localhistory/directory/viewsociety.asp?id=217 Website]<br><br>
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'''Knox Creek Heritage Center'''<br> N4517 W Knox Rd<br> Brantwood, WI 54513<br> Phone: 715-564-2525<br><br>
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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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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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiprice/births.htm Price County Birth Indes] Not complete. 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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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiprice/marriage.htm Price County Marriage Index] Not complete. WIGenWeb project
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===== Divorce Records =====
  
===== Marriage  =====
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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
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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  ====
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
  
== Web Sites ==
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*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Price|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/price-county/ Price 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+Price|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiprice/index.htm Price County] WIGenWeb project
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/wi/price/price.htm Price County Archives] USGenWeb Archives
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Latest revision as of 21:10, 23 August 2017

United States
Wisconsin
Price County

Guide to Price 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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Price County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of Wisconsin highlighting Price County
Location in the state of Wisconsin
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 26, 1879
County Seat Phillips
Courthouse
Address Phillips County Courthouse
126 Cherry Street
Phillips, WI 54555
Phone: 715.339.3325
Price County Courthouse


County Information

Price County, Wisconsin Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1880 1880 1880 1882 1881

County Courthouse

Price County Courthouse
126 Cherry Street
Phillips, WI 54555
Phone: 715.339.3325

Register of Deeds has birth and marriage records from 1880,
death records from 1884 and land records from 1867;
Clerk of Circuit Court has divorce and court records from 1882;
Register in Probate has Records from 1879;
County Clerk has marriage applications [1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1879--Price County was created 26 February 1879 from Chippewa and Lincoln Counties.  County seat: Phillips [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 PRICE.JPG

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Ashland  • Iron  • Lincoln  • Oneida  • Rusk  • Sawyer  • Taylor  • Vilas

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
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

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

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
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

Price County Genealogical Society
165 Wyoming St
Phillips, WI 54555
Website

Price County Historical Society
W7213 Pine St
P.O. Box 156
Fifield, WI 54524-0156
Phone: 715-339-2254
Website

Jump River Valley Historical Society
N4519 Moonshine Alley
Catawba, WI 54515
Phone: 715-474-3453
Email:[1]
Website

Knox Creek Heritage Center
N4517 W Knox Rd
Brantwood, WI 54513
Phone: 715-564-2525

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