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The Milwaukee Sentinel newspaper is accessible to genealogical researchers in two ways:  
 
The Milwaukee Sentinel newspaper is accessible to genealogical researchers in two ways:  
  
*The [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Milwaukee_County,_Wisconsin Milwaukee Public Library] has an excellent card file index to death notices, obituaries, marriages and other events mentioned in the Milwaukee Sentinel newspaper from 1837-1890. <br><br>The card index is not available online, but you can contact the library’s Periodicals Department and ask for a librarian to check the index card file. If an obituary or mention of a marriage or other event exists, you can then request a copy of that newspaper article through the library’s [http://www.mpl.org/file/ditto_index.htm Ditto Copy Service].
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*The [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Milwaukee_County,_Wisconsin Milwaukee Public Library] has an excellent card file index to death notices, obituaries, marriages and other events mentioned in the Milwaukee Sentinel newspaper from 1837-1890. <br><br>The card index is not available online. &nbsp;Contact the library’s Periodicals Department and ask for a librarian to check the index card file. If an obituary or mention of a marriage or other event exists, you can then request a copy of that newspaper article through the library’s [http://www.mpl.org/file/ditto_index.htm Ditto Copy Service].
  
 
*The [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Wisconsin/Milwaukee/Milwaukee_Sentinel/ Milwaukee Sentinel, 1837-1866] has been digitized and is available on-line at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ genealogybank.com]. In some instances, the Milwaukee Public Library’s hard copy index is more accurate than the index generated from the digitized newspapers. A dozen other short-run [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Wisconsin/Milwaukee/Milwaukee_Sentinel/ Milwaukee newspapers] are also available at <nowiki>Genealogybank.com</nowiki>.
 
*The [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Wisconsin/Milwaukee/Milwaukee_Sentinel/ Milwaukee Sentinel, 1837-1866] has been digitized and is available on-line at [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ genealogybank.com]. In some instances, the Milwaukee Public Library’s hard copy index is more accurate than the index generated from the digitized newspapers. A dozen other short-run [http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/newspapers/explore/USA/Wisconsin/Milwaukee/Milwaukee_Sentinel/ Milwaukee newspapers] are also available at <nowiki>Genealogybank.com</nowiki>.

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Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Newspapers

Milwaukee Sentinel

The Milwaukee Sentinel newspaper is accessible to genealogical researchers in two ways:

  • The Milwaukee Public Library has an excellent card file index to death notices, obituaries, marriages and other events mentioned in the Milwaukee Sentinel newspaper from 1837-1890.

    The card index is not available online.  Contact the library’s Periodicals Department and ask for a librarian to check the index card file. If an obituary or mention of a marriage or other event exists, you can then request a copy of that newspaper article through the library’s Ditto Copy Service.