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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wisconsin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Racine County'''
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Racine County Wisconsin genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History ==
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== County Courthouse<br>  ==
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[http://www.racineco.com/ Racine County Courthouse]<br>730 Wisconsin Avenue<br>Racine, WI 53403<br>Phone: 262.636.3121 <br><br>Register of Deeds has birth records from 1876, <br>marriage and land records from 1837, death<br>records from 1853 and veterans records from 1918; <br>Family Court has divorce records from 1940; <br>Probate Court has probate records 1846; <br>Clerk Court has court records from 1970 <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 759 Racine Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== Historical Facts ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1836--'''Racine County was created 7 December 1836&nbsp;from [[Milwaukee County, Wisconsin|Milwaukee ]]County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Racine <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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1836--Racine County was created 7 December 1836&nbsp;from [[Milwaukee County, Wisconsin|Milwaukee ]]County.&nbsp; County seat: Racine <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biography  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Church  ====
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=114762 Caledonia Cemetery, Caledonia] BillionGraves
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=116504 West Lawn Memorial Cemetery, Mount Pleasant] BillionGraves
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==== Census  ====
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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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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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==== Church History and Records ====
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===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints =====
  
 
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
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*Racine
  
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===== Lutheran =====
  
==== Land  ====
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:*Records of United Evangelical Lutheran Church, Racine, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
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Volga Germans had many&nbsp;settlements in Racine county. To find out more about [http://www.webbitt.com/volga/usa-settle-list.html#wi Volga Germans] click here. This site gives resources to help you with your Volga German research, including a [http://www.webbitt.com/volga/mail-list.html mailing list] to help you communicate with others in the same ethnic group. They have indexed and made searchable over 100,000 names. You can search by name or village name and the search leads you to sites where that name or village can be found.
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of Racine County, Wisconsin] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=200905&subject_disp=Wisconsin%2C+Racine&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://wisconsin-genealogy.com/Racine-County-Genealogy.htm Racine County Genealogy] (Wisconsin Genealogy)<br>
  
 
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Revision as of 23:58, 12 June 2013

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Guide to Racine County Wisconsin genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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County Courthouse

Racine County Courthouse
730 Wisconsin Avenue
Racine, WI 53403
Phone: 262.636.3121

Register of Deeds has birth records from 1876,
marriage and land records from 1837, death
records from 1853 and veterans records from 1918;
Family Court has divorce records from 1940;
Probate Court has probate records 1846;
Clerk Court has court records from 1970 [1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1836--Racine County was created 7 December 1836 from Milwaukee County.  County seat: Racine [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the 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.

1885 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1885 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the 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.

Church History and Records

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

LDS Ward and Branch Records

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

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Volga Germans had many settlements in Racine county. To find out more about Volga Germans click here. This site gives resources to help you with your Volga German research, including a mailing list to help you communicate with others in the same ethnic group. They have indexed and made searchable over 100,000 names. You can search by name or village name and the search leads you to sites where that name or village can be found.

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums
County Courthouse
Family History Centers

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Divorce
Death

Voting Registers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 759 Racine Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content