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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Wisconsin''
  
The State Historical Society of Wisconsin at has the second-largest collection of newspapers in the United States. Many, including all Wisconsin newspapers, are on microfilm and can be loaned to public libraries through interlibrary loan. Newspapers produced by German and other ethnic groups are especially valuable for research about residents of the state.
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The State Historical Society of Wisconsin can be accessed at [http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/ <span class="a">www.'''wisconsin'''history.org/</span>][[Wisconsin Native Races]]
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=== Welcome to Wisconsin, the Badger State  ===
  
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* Native Races
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[[Image:Barn in Wisconsin.JPG|thumb]]
  
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*The [http://www.wisconsinhistory.org Wisconsin Historical Society] has many resources useful to genealogists.  
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*The [[Wisconsin Native Races|Wisconsin Native Races]] article can help with understanding how to search for Native American ancestors.
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*[http://www.cemeteries.org/genealogy.asp Milwaukee Catholic Cemeteries Burial Records]
  
=== Did You Know? ===
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== Did You Know? ==
  
* Before the Civil War, the Irish were the second largest immigrant group in Wisconsin. There was also considerable emigration from England, Scotland, Wales, and British North America. <br>
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*The Wisconsin Historical Society has the second-largest collection of newspapers in the United States. Many, including most Wisconsin newspapers, are on microfilm and can be loaned to public libraries through interlibrary loan. Newspapers produced by German and other ethnic groups are especially valuable for research about residents of the state.
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*Before the Civil War, the Irish were the second largest immigrant group in Wisconsin. There was also considerable emigration from England, Scotland, Wales, and British North America.  
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*You can find your nefarious Wisconsin ancestors at [http://www.blacksheepancestors.com/usa/wisconsin.shtml Wisconsin Blacksheep Ancestors]?
  
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== Counties  ==
  
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[[Wisconsin County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Wisconsin County Creation Dates and Parent Counties]]
  
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*[[Adams County, Wisconsin|Adams]]
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*[[Ashland County, Wisconsin|Ashland]]
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*[[Barron County, Wisconsin|Barron]]
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*[[Bayfield County, Wisconsin|Bayfield]]
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*[[Brown County, Wisconsin|Brown]]
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*[[Buffalo County, Wisconsin|Buffalo]]
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*[[Burnett County, Wisconsin|Burnett]]
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*[[Calumet County, Wisconsin|Calumet]]
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*[[Chippewa County, Wisconsin|Chippewa]]
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*[[Clark County, Wisconsin|Clark]]
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*[[Columbia County, Wisconsin|Columbia]]
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*[[Crawford County, Wisconsin|Crawford]]
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*[[Dane County, Wisconsin|Dane]]
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*[[Dodge County, Wisconsin|Dodge]]
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*[[Door County, Wisconsin|Door]]
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*[[Douglas County, Wisconsin|Douglas]]
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*[[Dunn County, Wisconsin|Dunn]]
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*[[Eau Claire County, Wisconsin|Eau Claire]]
  
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*[[Florence County, Wisconsin|Florence]]
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*[[Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin|Fond du Lac]]
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*[[Forest County, Wisconsin|Forest]]
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*[[Grant County, Wisconsin|Grant]]
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*[[Green County, Wisconsin|Green]]
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*[[Green Lake County, Wisconsin|Green Lake]]
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*[[Iowa County, Wisconsin|Iowa]]
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*[[Iron County, Wisconsin|Iron]]
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*[[Jackson County, Wisconsin|Jackson]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Wisconsin|Jefferson]]
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*[[Juneau County, Wisconsin|Juneau]]
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*[[Kenosha County, Wisconsin|Kenosha]]
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*[[Kewaunee County, Wisconsin|Kewaunee]]
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*[[La Crosse County, Wisconsin|La Crosse]]
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*[[Lafayette County, Wisconsin|Lafayette]]
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*[[Langlade County, Wisconsin|Langlade]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Wisconsin|Lincoln]]
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*[[Manitowoc County, Wisconsin|Manitowoc]]
  
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*[[Marathon County, Wisconsin|Marathon]]
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*[[Marinette County, Wisconsin|Marinette]]
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*[[Marquette County, Wisconsin|Marquette]]
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*[[Menominee County, Wisconsin|Menominee]]
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*[[Milwaukee County, Wisconsin|Milwaukee]]
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*[[Monroe County, Wisconsin|Monroe]]
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*[[Oconto County, Wisconsin|Oconto]]
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*[[Oneida County, Wisconsin|Oneida]]
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*[[Outagamie County, Wisconsin|Outagamie]]
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*[[Ozaukee County, Wisconsin|Ozaukee]]
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*[[Pepin County, Wisconsin|Pepin]]
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*[[Pierce County, Wisconsin|Pierce]]
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*[[Polk County, Wisconsin|Polk]]
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*[[Portage County, Wisconsin|Portage]]
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*[[Price County, Wisconsin|Price]]
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*[[Racine County, Wisconsin|Racine]]
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*[[Richland County, Wisconsin|Richland]]
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*[[Rock County, Wisconsin|Rock]]
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*[[Rusk County, Wisconsin|Rusk]]
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*[[Sauk County, Wisconsin|Sauk]]
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*[[Sawyer County, Wisconsin|Sawyer]]
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*[[Shawano County, Wisconsin|Shawano]]
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*[[Sheboygan County, Wisconsin|Sheboygan]]
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*[[St. Croix County, Wisconsin|St. Croix]]
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*[[Taylor County, Wisconsin|Taylor]]
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*[[Trempealeau County, Wisconsin|Trempealeau]]
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*[[Vernon County, Wisconsin|Vernon]]
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*[[Vilas County, Wisconsin|Vilas]]
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*[[Walworth County, Wisconsin|Walworth]]
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*[[Washburn County, Wisconsin|Washburn]]
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*[[Washington County, Wisconsin|Washington]]
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*[[Waukesha County, Wisconsin|Waukesha]]
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*[[Waupaca County, Wisconsin|Waupaca]]
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*[[Waushara County, Wisconsin|Waushara]]
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*[[Winnebago County, Wisconsin|Winnebago]]
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*[[Wood County, Wisconsin|Wood]]
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*[[Bad Ax County, Wisconsin|Bad Ax]]
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*[[Dallas County, Wisconsin|Dallas]]
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*[[Gates County, Wisconsin|Gates]]
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*[[La Pointe County, Wisconsin|La Pointe]]
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*[[New County, Wisconsin|New]]
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'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''
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*[[Wisconsin 1855 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin 1855 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Wisconsin 1875 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin 1875 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Wisconsin 1885 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin 1885 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Wisconsin 1895 State Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin 1895 State Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Wisconsin Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Wisconsin, Death Index, 1820-1907 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin Death Index 1820-1897 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Wisconsin Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records]])
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*[[Wisconsin, Death Index, 1959-1997 (RecordSearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin, Death Index, 1959-1997 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Wisconsin, Fond du Lac Public Library Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin, Fond du Lac Public Library Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Wisconsin, Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin, Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Wisconsin Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Collections)|Wisconsin Marriages ( FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Wisconsin 1905 State Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin 1905 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Wisconsin Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[Wisconsin, Shawano and Oconto Counties, Indexes and Records from the Shawano Family History Center (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin, Shawano and Oconto Counties, Indexes and Records form the Shawano Family History Center (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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== Research Tools  ==
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*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a post office or building is by using the United States Geographical Survey's [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System].
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*[http://www.davidrumsey.com/directory/where/Wisconsin/ David Rumsey Map Collection] is a large online collection of rare, old, antique historical atlases, globes, maps, charts plus other cartographic treasures.
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*[http://www.wigenweb.org// The Wisconsin GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information
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*[http://dpi.wi.gov/pld/wis_lib.html Wisconsin Public Library Websites]
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Wisconsin.pdf BYU Research Outline for for Wisconsin]
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*[http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/wch/ Wisconsin County Histories] at Wisconsin Historical Society website
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== Things You Can Do  ==
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*Many census records for&nbsp;Wisconsin (both federal&nbsp;&amp; state) are available on&nbsp;the [https://www.familysearch.org/ Record Search].
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*[[Indians of Wisconsin|American Indians]]
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*[[Wisconsin Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]
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*[[Wisconsin Bible Records|Bible Records]]
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*[[Wisconsin Biography|Biographies]]
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*[[Wisconsin Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]
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*[[Wisconsin Census|Census]]
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*[[Wisconsin Church Records|Church Records]]
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*[[Wisconsin Court Records|Court Records]]
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*[[Wisconsin Digital Collections|Digital Collections]]
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*[[Wisconsin Directories|Directories]]
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*[[Wisconsin Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
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*[[Wisconsin Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups|Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups]]
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*[[Wisconsin Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
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*[[Wisconsin Genealogy|Genealogy]]
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*[[Wisconsin History|History]]&nbsp;
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*[[Wisconsin Land and Property|Land and Property]]
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*[[Wisconsin Maps|Maps]]
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*[[Wisconsin Military Records|Military Records]]
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*[[Wisconsin Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
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*[[Wisconsin Newspapers|Newspapers]]
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*[[Wisconsin Obituaries|Obituaries]]
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*[[Wisconsin Periodicals|Periodicals]]
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*[[Wisconsin Probate Records|Probate Records]]
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*[[Wisconsin Societies|Societies]]
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*[[Wisconsin Taxation|Taxation]]
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*[[Wisconsin Vital Records|Vital Records]]
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*[[Wisconsin Voting Registers|Voting Registers]]
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*[[Wisconsin For Further Reading|For Further Reading]]
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Welcome to Wisconsin, the Badger State

Wisconsin.png Wisconsin flag.png


Featured Content

Barn in Wisconsin.JPG

Did You Know?

  • The Wisconsin Historical Society has the second-largest collection of newspapers in the United States. Many, including most Wisconsin newspapers, are on microfilm and can be loaned to public libraries through interlibrary loan. Newspapers produced by German and other ethnic groups are especially valuable for research about residents of the state.
  • Before the Civil War, the Irish were the second largest immigrant group in Wisconsin. There was also considerable emigration from England, Scotland, Wales, and British North America.
  • You can find your nefarious Wisconsin ancestors at Wisconsin Blacksheep Ancestors?

Counties

Wisconsin County Creation Dates and Parent Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:

Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:

Research Tools

Things You Can Do

In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:

Wisconsin Moderator

The Wisconsin moderator is Alan R. Wambold. Please contact the FamilySearch Wiki administrator if you would like to be the assistant moderator for Wisconsin.