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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Wisconsin'' __NOTOC__
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=== Welcome to Wisconsin, the Badger State  ===
  
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=== Welcome to Wisconsin, the Badger State ===
 
  
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*The [http://www.wisconsinhistory.org Wisconsin Historical Society] has many resources useful to genealogists.<br><br>
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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>
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*[http://www.cemeteries.org/genealogy.asp Milwaukee Catholic Cemeteries Burial Records]
  
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'''1. [[How to Find {{PAGENAME}} Birth Records|Birth Information]]<br>2. [[How to Find {{PAGENAME}} Marriage Records|Marriage Information]]<br>3. [[How to Find {{PAGENAME}} Death Records|Death Information]]'''
  
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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.
 
*[http://www.cemeteries.org/genealogy.asp Milwaukee Catholic Cemeteries Burial Records]
 
  
=== Did You Know?  ===
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== 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>
 
*You can find your nefarious Wisconsin ancestors at [http://www.blacksheepancestors.com/usa/wisconsin.shtml Wisconsin Blacksheep Ancestors]?
 
*You can find your nefarious Wisconsin ancestors at [http://www.blacksheepancestors.com/usa/wisconsin.shtml Wisconsin Blacksheep Ancestors]?
  
=== Counties  ===
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== Counties  ==
  
[[Wisconsin County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Wisconsin County Creation Dates and Parent Counties]]  
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[[Wisconsin County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Wisconsin County Creation Dates and Parent Counties]] [[Image:{{WImap}}]]  
  
 
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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)]]
 
*[[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  ===
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== Research Tools  ==
  
 
*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].  
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/101958042548356916194 Wisconsin Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/wi-vital-records/ How to order Wisconsin Vital Records]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/wi-government-records/ State of Wisconsin County &amp; City Government Court links]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Rotating Formation Wisconsin County Boundary Maps and Atlases]
 
*[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.  
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/166325933433955/ Wisconsin Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/wi-society-archive/ List of Wisconsin Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/wi-counties/ History &amp; Facts of Wisconsin Counties]
 
*[http://www.wigenweb.org// The Wisconsin GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information  
 
*[http://www.wigenweb.org// The Wisconsin GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information  
 
*[http://dpi.wi.gov/pld/wis_lib.html Wisconsin Public Library Websites]  
 
*[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 Wisconsin]  
 
*[http://net.lib.byu.edu/fslab/researchoutlines/US/Wisconsin.pdf BYU Research Outline for Wisconsin]  
*[http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/wch/ Wisconsin County Histories] at Wisconsin Historical Society website
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*[http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/wch/ Wisconsin County Histories] at Wisconsin Historical Society website  
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*[http://www.maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.ca/enrolment/ The United States Vessel Enrollments] for the Great Lakes region. The transcriptions are from a project that involved an attempt to transcribe all steamboat enrollments for Great Lakes ports prior to 1861, all vessels for Detroit and Cleveland up to 1861, and Buffalo up to 1841 are included in the file. The set includes 5741 enrollments in which just under 2000 individual vessels are named, over 6000 people were identified.
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/encyclopedia/ Family Tree Encyclopedia] - Terminology &amp; Meanings of Genealogical Terms
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/forms.html Printable Genealogy Forms used in Research]
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/wi-census-records/ Researching Wisconsin Census Records]
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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 Obituaries|Obituaries]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Online Collections|Online Collections]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Periodicals|Periodicals]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Probate Records|Probate Records]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Societies|Societies]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Taxation|Taxation]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Vital Records|Vital Records]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Voting Registers|Voting Registers]]
 
*[[Wisconsin For Further Reading|For Further Reading]]
 
 
 
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Welcome to Wisconsin, the Badger State

Wisconsin
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Featured Content

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   How to Find Information about Wisconsin, United States Genealogy Ancestors
 

1. Birth Information
2. Marriage Information
3. Death Information

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Online Records



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 [[Image:
Grant CountyLafayette CountyGreen CountyRock CountyWalworth CountyKenosha CountyRacine CountyIowa CountyDane CountyJefferson CountyWaukesha CountyMilwaukee CountyOzaukee CountyWashington CountyDodge CountyColumbia CountySauk CountyRichland CountyCrawford CountyVernon CountyJuneau CountyAdams CountyMarquette CountyGreen Lake CountyFond du Lac CountySheboygan CountyManitowoc CountyCalumet CountyWinnebago CountyWaushara CountyMonroe CountyLa Crosse CountyTrempealeau CountyBuffalo CountyJackson CountyWood CountyPortage CountyWaupaca CountyOutagamie CountyBrown CountyKewaunee CountyDoor CountyOconto CountyShawano CountyMenominee CountyMarathon CountyClark CountyPepin CountyPierce CountySt. Croix CountyDunn CountyEau Claire CountyChippewa CountyPolk CountyBarron CountyRusk CountyTaylor CountyLincoln CountyOneida CountyLanglade CountyMarinette CountyForest CountyFlorence CountyIron CountyVilas CountyPrice CountyBayfield CountySawyer CountyWashburn CountyDouglas CountyBurnett CountyAshland CountyRusk CountyWisconsin-county-map.gif

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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: