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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 postoffice 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 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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*<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]
  
 
== Things You Can Do ==
 
== Things You Can Do ==

Revision as of 16:17, 1 September 2010

United States > Wisconsin

Welcome to Wisconsin, Badger State

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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.
  • Did you know you can find your nefarious Wisconsin ancestors at Wisconsin Blacksheep Ancestors?


Counties

Wisconsin County Creation Dates and Parent Counties


Extinct or Renamed Counties:
Bad Ax | Dallas | Gates | La Pointe | New


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.