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=== Welcome to Wisconsin, Badger State  ===
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=== Welcome to Wisconsin, the Badger State  ===
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== Featured Content  ==
 
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[[Image:Barn in Wisconsin.JPG|thumb]]  
 
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*The Wisconsin Historical Society can be accessed at [http://www.wisconsinhistory.org http://www.wisconsinhistory.org]
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*The [http://www.wisconsinhistory.org Wisconsin Historical Society] has many resources useful to genealogists.  
*The [[Wisconsin Native Races|Wisconsin Native Races]] article can help with understanding how to search for your ancestors who were Native American.  
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*The [[Wisconsin Native Races|Wisconsin Native Races]] article can help with understanding how to search for Native American ancestors.  
*[http://www.mcmillanlibrary.org/index.shtml| McMillan Memorial Library, Wisconsin Rapids]
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*[http://www.cemeteries.org/genealogy.asp Milwaukee Catholic Cemeteries Burial Records]
 
 
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== Did You Know?  ==
 
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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.  
 
*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.  
 
*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.  
*Did you know you can find your nefarious Wisconsin ancestors at&nbsp;[http://www.blacksheepancestors.com/usa/wisconsin.shtml Wisconsin Blacksheep Ancestors]?
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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  ==
 
== Counties  ==
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[[Wisconsin County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Wisconsin County Creation Dates and Parent Counties]]  
 
[[Wisconsin County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Wisconsin County Creation Dates and Parent Counties]]  
  
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*[[Wood County, Wisconsin|Wood]]
 
*[[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]]
  
Extinct or Renamed Counties: <br>[[Bad Ax County, Wisconsin|Bad Ax]] | [[Dallas County, Wisconsin|Dallas]] | [[Gates County, Wisconsin|Gates]] | [[La Pointe County, Wisconsin|La Pointe]] | [[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)]]
  
 
== Research Tools  ==
 
== Research Tools  ==
  
*Find which county a town is in, what town a cemetery is in, even where a postoffice 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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*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].  
 
*[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.  
 
*[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.  
*[http://www.wigenweb.org// The Wisconsin GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information and is a part of the larger [[USGenWeb|USGenWeb Project]]. [http://www.usgenweb.org/ The USGenWeb Project] provides internet information on every county in every state in the United States.  
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*[http://www.wigenweb.org// The Wisconsin GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information  
*<u>Wisconsin Public Library Websites</u>&nbsp; [http://www.questionpoint.org/crs/servlet/org.oclc.home.TFSRedirect?virtcategory=10371 www.questionpoint.org/crs/servlet/org.oclc.home.TFSRedirect]  
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*[http://dpi.wi.gov/pld/wis_lib.html Wisconsin Public Library Websites]  
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Wisconsin.pdf BYU Research Outline for for Wisconsin]  
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Wisconsin.pdf BYU Research Outline for for Wisconsin]  
*[http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/wch/ Wisconsin County Histories]&nbsp; -&nbsp; Wisconsin Historical Society <br>
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*[http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/wch/ Wisconsin County Histories] at Wisconsin Historical Society website
  
 
== Things You Can Do  ==
 
== 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:<br>
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In order to make this wiki a better research tool, we need your help! Many tasks need to be done. You can help by:  
  
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== Wisconsin Moderator  ==
 
== Wisconsin Moderator  ==
  
The Wisconsin [[FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator|moderator]] is [[User:MannAE wambold|Alan R. Wambold]]. Please contact the [http://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Special:Emailuser/Nixiao FamilySearch Wiki administrator] if you would like to be the assistant moderator for Wisconsin.<br>
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The Wisconsin [[FamilySearch Wiki:Moderator|moderator]] is [[User:MannAE wambold|Alan R. Wambold]]. Please contact the [http://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Special:Emailuser/Nixiao FamilySearch Wiki administrator] if you would like to be the assistant moderator for Wisconsin.  
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*Many census records for&nbsp;Wisconsin (both federal&nbsp;&amp; state) are available on&nbsp;the [http://pilot.familysearch.org Record Search pilot site].
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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 Digital Collections|Digital Collections]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Directories|Directories]]  
 
*[[Wisconsin Directories|Directories]]  
 
*[[Wisconsin Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]  
 
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*[[Wisconsin Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]  
 
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*[[Wisconsin Genealogy|Genealogy]]  
 
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*[[Wisconsin History|History]]  
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*[[Hotel Guest Lists United States|Hotel Guest Lists]]
 
*[[Insane Asylum Records in the United States|Insane Asylums]]
 
 
*[[Wisconsin Land and Property|Land and Property]]  
 
*[[Wisconsin Land and Property|Land and Property]]  
 
*[[Wisconsin Maps|Maps]]  
 
*[[Wisconsin Maps|Maps]]  
 
*[[Wisconsin Military Records|Military Records]]  
 
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*[[Wisconsin Minorities|Minorities]]
 
 
*[[Wisconsin Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]  
 
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*[[Wisconsin Vital Records|Vital Records]]  
 
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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.