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Guide to '''Wisconsin ancestry, family history, and genealogy '''birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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==Wisconsin Information==
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Wisconsin is a state in the middle northern part of the United States.  It is divided into 72 counties and it's capital is Madison.  Wisconsin was admitted to the Union as the 30th state on 29 May 1848.  It was created from Wisconsin Territory.  <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 31 Oct 2016.</ref>
  
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=== Welcome to Wisconsin, the Badger State  ===
 
 
 
[[Image:Wisconsin.png|150px|Wisconsin.png]] [[Image:Wisconsin flag.png|150px|Wisconsin flag.png]]
 
 
 
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== Featured Content  ==
 
 
 
[[Image:Barn in Wisconsin.JPG|thumb|Barn in Wisconsin.JPG]]
 
 
 
*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 Native American ancestors.
 
*[http://www.cemeteries.org/genealogy.asp Milwaukee Catholic Cemeteries Burial Records]
 
 
 
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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.
 
*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 [http://www.blacksheepancestors.com/usa/wisconsin.shtml Wisconsin Blacksheep Ancestors]?
 
 
 
== Counties  ==
 
 
 
[[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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<h3>Getting Started with Wisconsin Research</h3>
*[[Ashland County, Wisconsin|Ashland]]
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Links to articles on getting started with Wisconsin research.
*[[Barron County, Wisconsin|Barron]]
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*[[Step-by-Step Wisconsin Research, 1880-Present]]
*[[Bayfield County, Wisconsin|Bayfield]]
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*[[How to Find Wisconsin Birth Records|How to Find Birth Records]]
*[[Brown County, Wisconsin|Brown]]
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*[[How to Find Wisconsin Marriage Records|How to Find Marriage Records]]
*[[Buffalo County, Wisconsin|Buffalo]]
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*[[How to Find Wisconsin Death Records|How to Find Death Records]]
*[[Burnett County, Wisconsin|Burnett]]
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*[[Wisconsin Research Tips and Strategies|Research Strategies]]
*[[Calumet County, Wisconsin|Calumet]]
 
*[[Chippewa County, Wisconsin|Chippewa]]
 
*[[Clark County, Wisconsin|Clark]]
 
*[[Columbia County, Wisconsin|Columbia]]
 
*[[Crawford County, Wisconsin|Crawford]]
 
*[[Dane County, Wisconsin|Dane]]
 
*[[Dodge County, Wisconsin|Dodge]]
 
*[[Door County, Wisconsin|Door]]
 
*[[Douglas County, Wisconsin|Douglas]]
 
*[[Dunn County, Wisconsin|Dunn]]
 
*[[Eau Claire County, Wisconsin|Eau Claire]]
 
 
 
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*[[Florence County, Wisconsin|Florence]]
 
*[[Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin|Fond du Lac]]
 
*[[Forest County, Wisconsin|Forest]]
 
*[[Grant County, Wisconsin|Grant]]
 
*[[Green County, Wisconsin|Green]]
 
*[[Green Lake County, Wisconsin|Green Lake]]
 
*[[Iowa County, Wisconsin|Iowa]]
 
*[[Iron County, Wisconsin|Iron]]
 
*[[Jackson County, Wisconsin|Jackson]]
 
*[[Jefferson County, Wisconsin|Jefferson]]
 
*[[Juneau County, Wisconsin|Juneau]]
 
*[[Kenosha County, Wisconsin|Kenosha]]
 
*[[Kewaunee County, Wisconsin|Kewaunee]]
 
*[[La Crosse County, Wisconsin|La Crosse]]  
 
*[[Lafayette County, Wisconsin|Lafayette]]  
 
*[[Langlade County, Wisconsin|Langlade]]  
 
*[[Lincoln County, Wisconsin|Lincoln]]  
 
*[[Manitowoc County, Wisconsin|Manitowoc]]
 
  
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*[[Marathon County, Wisconsin|Marathon]]
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<h3>Wisconsin Research Tools</h3>
*[[Marinette County, Wisconsin|Marinette]]
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Wisconsin research.
*[[Marquette County, Wisconsin|Marquette]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/Wisconsin/ Boundary Changes for Wisconsin Counties]  
*[[Menominee County, Wisconsin|Menominee]]  
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*[[Wisconsin Archives and Libraries|Wisconsin Archives and Libraries]]
*[[Milwaukee County, Wisconsin|Milwaukee]]
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*[http://www.wigenweb.org// WIGenWeb]  
*[[Monroe County, Wisconsin|Monroe]]  
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*[https://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=138:1:5707269042885 Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Wisconsin.
*[[Oconto County, Wisconsin|Oconto]]  
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|}{{Click|Image:WI_ORP.png|Wisconsin Online Genealogy Records}} [[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups on Facebook]]
*[[Oneida County, Wisconsin|Oneida]]  
 
*[[Outagamie County, Wisconsin|Outagamie]]
 
*[[Ozaukee County, Wisconsin|Ozaukee]]
 
*[[Pepin County, Wisconsin|Pepin]]
 
*[[Pierce County, Wisconsin|Pierce]]
 
*[[Polk County, Wisconsin|Polk]]
 
*[[Portage County, Wisconsin|Portage]]
 
*[[Price County, Wisconsin|Price]]
 
*[[Racine County, Wisconsin|Racine]]
 
*[[Richland County, Wisconsin|Richland]]
 
*[[Rock County, Wisconsin|Rock]]
 
  
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== Wisconsin Clickable Map==
*[[Rusk County, Wisconsin|Rusk]]
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Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.
*[[Sauk County, Wisconsin|Sauk]]
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*[[Sawyer County, Wisconsin|Sawyer]]
 
*[[Shawano County, Wisconsin|Shawano]]
 
*[[Sheboygan County, Wisconsin|Sheboygan]]
 
*[[St. Croix County, Wisconsin|St. Croix]]
 
*[[Taylor County, Wisconsin|Taylor]]
 
*[[Trempealeau County, Wisconsin|Trempealeau]]
 
*[[Vernon County, Wisconsin|Vernon]]
 
*[[Vilas County, Wisconsin|Vilas]]
 
*[[Walworth County, Wisconsin|Walworth]]
 
*[[Washburn County, Wisconsin|Washburn]]
 
*[[Washington County, Wisconsin|Washington]]
 
*[[Waukesha County, Wisconsin|Waukesha]]
 
*[[Waupaca County, Wisconsin|Waupaca]]
 
*[[Waushara County, Wisconsin|Waushara]]
 
*[[Winnebago County, Wisconsin|Winnebago]]
 
*[[Wood County, Wisconsin|Wood]]
 
  
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==Counties==
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*[[Adams County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Adams]]
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*[[Ashland County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Ashland]]
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*[[Barron County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Barron]]
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*[[Bayfield County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Bayfield]]
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*[[Brown County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Brown]]
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*[[Buffalo County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Buffalo]]
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*[[Burnett County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Burnett]]
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*[[Calumet County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Calumet]]
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*[[Chippewa County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Chippewa]]
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*[[Clark County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Clark]]
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*[[Columbia County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Columbia]]
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*[[Crawford County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Crawford]]
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*[[Dane County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Dane]]
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*[[Dodge County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Dodge]]
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*[[Door County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Door]]
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*[[Douglas County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Douglas]]
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*[[Dunn County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Dunn]]
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*[[Eau Claire County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Eau Claire]]
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*[[Florence County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Florence]]
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*[[Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Fond du Lac]]
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*[[Forest County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Forest]]
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*[[Grant County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Grant]]
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*[[Green County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Green]]
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*[[Green Lake County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Green Lake]]
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*[[Iowa County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Iowa]]
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*[[Iron County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Iron]]
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*[[Jackson County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Jackson]]
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*[[Jefferson County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Jefferson]]
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*[[Juneau County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Juneau]]
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*[[Kenosha County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Kenosha]]
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*[[Kewaunee County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Kewaunee]]
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*[[La Crosse County, Wisconsin Genealogy|La Crosse]]
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*[[Lafayette County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Lafayette]]
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*[[Langlade County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Langlade]]
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*[[Lincoln County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Lincoln]]
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*[[Manitowoc County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Manitowoc]]
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*[[Marathon County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Marathon]]
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*[[Marinette County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Marinette]]
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*[[Marquette County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Marquette]]
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*[[Menominee County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Menominee]]
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*[[Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Milwaukee]]
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*[[Monroe County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Monroe]]
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*[[Oconto County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Oconto]]
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*[[Oneida County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Oneida]]
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*[[Outagamie County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Outagamie]]
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*[[Ozaukee County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Ozaukee]]
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*[[Pepin County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Pepin]]
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*[[Pierce County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Pierce]]
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*[[Polk County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Polk]]
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*[[Portage County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Portage]]
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*[[Price County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Price]]
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*[[Racine County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Racine]]
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*[[Richland County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Richland]]
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*[[Rock County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Rock]]
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*[[Rusk County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Rusk]]
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*[[Sauk County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Sauk]]
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*[[Sawyer County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Sawyer]]
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*[[Shawano County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Shawano]]
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*[[Sheboygan County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Sheboygan]]
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*[[St. Croix County, Wisconsin Genealogy|St. Croix]]
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*[[Taylor County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Taylor]]
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*[[Trempealeau County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Trempealeau]]
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*[[Vernon County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Vernon]]
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*[[Vilas County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Vilas]]
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*[[Walworth County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Walworth]]
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*[[Washburn County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Washburn]]
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*[[Washington County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Washington]]
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*[[Waukesha County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Waukesha]]
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*[[Waupaca County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Waupaca]]
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*[[Waushara County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Waushara]]
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*[[Winnebago County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Winnebago]]
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*[[Wood County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Wood]]
 
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Extinct or Renamed Counties:  
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*[[Bad Ax County, Wisconsin|Bad Ax]]  
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*[[Dallas County, Wisconsin|Dallas]]  
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*[[Bad Ax County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Bad Ax]]  
*[[Gates County, Wisconsin|Gates]]  
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*[[Dallas County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Dallas]]  
*[[La Pointe County, Wisconsin|La Pointe]]  
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*[[Gates County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Gates]]  
*[[New County, Wisconsin|New]]
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*[[La Pointe County, Wisconsin Genealogy|La Pointe]]  
'''Wiki articles describing online collections are found at:'''
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*[[New County, Wisconsin Genealogy|New]]
 
 
*[[Wisconsin 1855 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin 1855 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Wisconsin 1875 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin 1875 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Wisconsin 1885 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin 1885 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Wisconsin 1895 State Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin 1895 State Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Wisconsin, Death Index, 1820-1907 (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin Death Index 1820-1897 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records]])
 
*[[Wisconsin, Death Index, 1959-1997 (RecordSearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin, Death Index, 1959-1997 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Wisconsin, Fond du Lac Public Library Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin, Fond du Lac Public Library Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Wisconsin, Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin, Marriage Index (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Collections)|Wisconsin Marriages ( FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Wisconsin 1905 State Census Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin 1905 State Census (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Wisconsin Probate Records (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  ==
 
 
 
*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.wigenweb.org// The Wisconsin GenWeb Project] has a wealth of information
 
*[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://www.wisconsinhistory.org/wch/ Wisconsin County Histories] at Wisconsin Historical Society website
 
 
 
<br> {{Click|Image:Volunteers wanted sm.png|https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/FamilySearch_Wiki:Help_wanted_on_the_Wisconsin_pages|Wiki Volunteers Wanted}}
 
 
 
To add your knowledge and help expand the wiki [[FamilySearch Wiki:Help wanted on the Wisconsin pages|click here]]
 
 
 
== Wisconsin Moderator  ==
 
 
 
{{Please contact the Support Team}} if you would like to be the moderator for Wisconsin.
 
 
 
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=== Obtain additional help  ===
 
 
 
*[https://familysearch.org/ask/gethelp Call or chat with an experienced researcher]&nbsp;
 
*[https://www.facebook.com/WisconsinGenealogy?fref=ts Join a Facebook Group]&nbsp;
 
*[[Professional Genealogists who specialize In Wisconsin Research|Consult a Professional Genealogist]]
 
 
 
== 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:
 
 
 
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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]]  
 
*[[Wisconsin Archives and Libraries|Archives and Libraries]]  
 
*[[Wisconsin Bible Records|Bible Records]]  
 
*[[Wisconsin Biography|Biographies]]  
 
*[[Wisconsin Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]  
 
*[[Wisconsin Census|Census]]  
 
*[[Wisconsin Church Records|Church Records]]  
 
*[[Wisconsin Court Records|Court Records]]  
 
*[[Wisconsin Directories|Directories]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Emigration and Immigration|Emigration and Immigration]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups|Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Gazetteers|Gazetteers]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Genealogy|Genealogy]]
 
*[[Wisconsin History|History]]&nbsp;
 
*[[Wisconsin Land and Property|Land and Property]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Maps|Maps]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Military Records|Military Records]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Naturalization and Citizenship|Naturalization and Citizenship]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Newspapers|Newspapers]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Obituaries|Obituaries]]
 
*[[Wisconsin Online Genealogy Records|Online Records]]
 
*[[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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==FamilySearch Resources==
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Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.<br>
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/33?region=United+States+of+America&englishRegion=United+States+of+America Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Wisconsin Family History Center locator map]
  
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*'''2001-2014''' - {{RecordSearch|2311973|Currentobituary.com index, 2001-2014}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/wi/ Cyndi's List] - Wisconsin genealogy sites on the internet
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/wis/ Wisconsin Genealogy Trails] - collection of transcribed data for the state of Wisconsin
[[Image:Wisconsin Counties.png|thumb|left|125px|Wisconsin Counties.png]]  
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/Wisconsin-genealogy Access Genealogy] – Genealogy guide for Wisconsin
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/wisconsin-genealogy.htm Ancestorhunt.com] - resources for Wisconsin genealogy research
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*[http://www.raogk.org/Wisconsin-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Wisconsin
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/Wisconsin.pdf Wisconsin Research Outline] – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
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*[[Wisconsin County Creation Dates and Parent Counties|Wisconsin County Creation Dates and Parent Counties]]
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*[http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/wch/ Wisconsin County Histories] at Wisconsin Historical Society website
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* http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wibiog/l.htm Wisconsin Genealogy
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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.everynameindex.com/index.html Every Name Index]
  
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Wisconsin Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
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Wisconsin

Guide to Wisconsin ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Wisconsin Information

Wisconsin is a state in the middle northern part of the United States. It is divided into 72 counties and it's capital is Madison. Wisconsin was admitted to the Union as the 30th state on 29 May 1848. It was created from Wisconsin Territory. [1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Wisconsin Research

Links to articles on getting started with Wisconsin research.

Wisconsin Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Wisconsin research.

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Wisconsin Clickable Map

Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

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


Counties

Extinct or Renamed Counties:

Wisconsin Migration Routes

Chippewa River · Lake Michigan · Lake Superior · Menominee River · Mississippi River · St. Croix River · Wisconsin River · Pecatonica Trail · Great Northern Railway (U.S.)

FamilySearch Resources

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.

Additional Resources

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 31 Oct 2016.