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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  ==
 
== Featured Content  ==
  
[[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.<br><br>
*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.<br><br>
*[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]
  
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== Did You Know?  ==
 
== 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.  
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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.<br><br>
*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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*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><br>
*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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*[[Wood County, Wisconsin|Wood]]
 
*[[Wood County, Wisconsin|Wood]]
  
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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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*[[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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'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''  
 
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== 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]  
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*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Wisconsin.pdf BYU Research Outline 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
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== Wisconsin Moderator  ==
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=== Obtain additional help  ===
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*[https://familysearch.org/ask/gethelp Call or chat with an experienced researcher]&nbsp;  
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*[https://www.facebook.com/WisconsinGenealogy?fref=ts Join a Facebook Group]&nbsp;  
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*[[Professional Genealogists who specialize In Wisconsin Research|Consult a Professional Genealogist]]
  
 
== 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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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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*Many census records for&nbsp;Wisconsin (both federal&nbsp;&amp; state) are available on&nbsp;the [https://www.familysearch.org/ Record Search].
 
*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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Revision as of 14:12, 28 June 2013

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


Wiki Volunteers Wanted

To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki click here

Wisconsin Moderator

Please contact the Support Team if you would like to be the moderator for Wisconsin.


Obtain additional help

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: