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State of   WISCONSIN -   (The Badger State)
      The 30th U.S. State to join the Union:   29-May-1848
Genealogy & History Resources

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State Files of Interest - -      
Genealogical & Historical Societies
Public Libraries
Vital Records

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Assorted Groups  (Anthology, Cultural, Ethnic, & Religious):
    Belgian Settlement - Excerpts from The History of Our Belgian Settlement in Door,
         Kewaunee and Brown Counties by Math Tlachac.
    British Interest Group - Wisconsin [and Illinois (BIGWILL)].

Note:  These items are presented as part of the historical record and should not be interpreted to mean that the WebMaster, in any way, endorses any stereotypes which may be implied by the linked web sites.


Census & related Lists of various kinds:
    Census Finder - Census Links For Wisconsin Counties.
    Civil War - Service Records (fee for service search).
    WWI Casualties - Gold Star List, Wisconsin's Soldiers, Sailors, Marines and Nurses.


Darci's Place - Wisconsin Biographies, State Resources, Genealogy.


Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
  Please click here - (Counties we have listed),   (To list a local society, please contact us.)

Great Peshtigo Fire - 1871


Historical interest Items, etc.:
    Wisconsin - Local History and Biography Articles
    Wisconsin Biography Index and Biographies Exchange
    Wisconsin Heritage - Photos; current & historical from the State


Libraries & Newspapers:
    University of Wisconsin Library - The Archives comprise the Milwaukee Area Research
         Center, Manuscript Collection, and the University of Wisconsin.
    The State of Wisconsin Collection - Digital Ardhive:  two categories of primary and
         secondary materials: writings about the State of Wisconsin and unique or valuable
         materials that relate to its history and ongoing development. The collection includes
         published material as well as archival materials. The materials were digitized from
         a variety of formats including books, manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs,
         maps and other resources deemed important to the study and teaching of the State
         of Wisconsin.

    Newspaper Abstracts - (1923 and before) for listed Counties.

Orphan Train - The trains, where they ran and when.

  • State of Wisconsin
  • State Capital City Madison   (Capital since 1838 - located in   Dane County)

    The State name:  This state was named after the Wisconsin River. Wisconsin means "grassy place" in the Chippewa language.
    American History and Genealogy Proj.
    American Local History Network
    Colonial Currency
    Cemetery Listings
    County maps of Wisconsin
    Daughters of the American Revolution
    General History
    Migration Patterns
    State Archives (Govt.)
    State Archives (USGenWeb.)
    State Genealogy Forum
    State Genealogical Society
    State Historical Society
    State USGenWeb Site
    Symbols (Flag, Seal, etc.)
    Timeline (Historic)

    U.S.A. - General Information links page
    U.S.A. - Possessions & Territories

    Vital Records:
        Wisconsin Vital Records (1850-1907) - Birth Records (1850-1907), Marriage Records
             (1836-1907), Death Records (1850-1907) and more... (Online / fee for service).


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