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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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[[Image:Barn in Wisconsin.JPG|thumb|Barn in Wisconsin.JPG]]  
  
*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%7C McMillan Memorial Library, Wisconsin Rapids]
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*[http://www.cemeteries.org/genealogy.asp Milwaukee Catholic Cemeteries Burial Records]
  
 
== 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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*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].  
 
*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 *[http://dpi.wi.gov/pld/wis_lib.html Wisconsin Public Library Websites]
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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]  
 
*[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] at Wisconsin Historical Society website
 
*[http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/wch/ Wisconsin County Histories] at Wisconsin Historical Society website
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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.  
 
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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*[[Wisconsin Obituaries|Obituaries]]  
 
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*[[Wisconsin Periodicals|Periodicals]]  
 
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*[[Wisconsin Probate Records|Probate Records]]  
 
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Revision as of 01:11, 17 December 2012

United States go to Wisconsin


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

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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.