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State of   WISCONSIN -   (The Badger State)
      The 30th U.S. State to join the Union:   29-May-1848
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Extinct Wisconsin Counties::
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County Name

Brown -

Crawford -

Des Moines -

Dubuque -
Illinois -

Iowa -

La Pointe -

Milwaukee -
Factual information

Michigan Territory, became part of Wisconsin Territory now remains as Brown
         County, Wisconsin.
Michigan Territory, became part of Wisconsin Territory, now Crawford County,
Michigan Territory, became part of Wisconsin Territory, now Des Moines County,
Became part of Wisconsin Territory, now Dubuque County, Iowa.
A county in Virginia, formed in 1778 and constituted most of present-day Illinois,
         Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin; abolished 5 January 1782;
         territory ceded by Virginia to Congress in March 1784; see Illinois Country.
Michigan Territory, became part of Wisconsin Territory, now Iowa County,
Established 19-Feb-1845; parent county was St. Croix County. When the State
         of Wisconsin achieved statehood on May 29, 1848, La Pointe County was
         divided into two. La Pointe County of the Wisconsin Territory that did not
         become part of the State of Wisconsin was re-organized upon creation of
         Minnesota Territory in 1849 as Itasca County. La Pointe County that
         became part of Wisconsin became the parent county to Douglas and
         Ashland Counties. La Pointe County was renamed Bayfield County on
         April 12, 1866.
Michigan Territory, became part of Wisconsin Territory, now Milwaukee County,

Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
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County Name

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Bayfield -
Burnett -
Brown -
Brown -
Brown -
Brown -

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Calumet -
Chippewa -
Chippewa -
Crawford -

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Dane -
Dane -
Dane -
Dane -
Dodge -
Door -
Douglas -
Dunn -
Dunn -

       E ——
Eau Claire -

       F ——
Fond du Lac -
Fond du Lac -
Forest -

       G ——
Green -
Green -
Green Lake -

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Jefferson -
Juneau -
Juneau -

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Kewaunee -

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La Crosse -
Lafayette -
Lafayette -
Langlade -
Langlade -
Lincoln -

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Manitowoc -
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Marathon -
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Marquette -
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Milwaukee -
Milwaukee -
Milwaukee -
Monroe -

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Oconto -
Outagamie -
Ozaukee -
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Pepin -
Pepin -
Pierce -
Portage -
Price -

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Richland -
Rock -
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Rusk -

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Saint Croix -
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Sheboygan -
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Washington -
Waukesha -
Waukesha -
Waupaca -
Waupaca -
Waushara -
Winnebago -
Winnebago -
Wood -
Wood -
Society Name and Location

Adams County Historical Society (Friendship, WI)

Barron County Historical Society (Barron, WI)
Blue Hills Genealogical Society (Cameron, WI)
Bayfield County Historical Society (Washburn, WI)
Burnett County Historical Society (Danbury, WI)
Ashwaubenon HIstorical Society and Museum (Ashwaubenon, WI)
Brown County Historical Society (Breenbay, WI)
De Pere Historical Society (De Pere, WI)
Historic Allouez Society (Breenbay, WI)

Calumet County Historical Society (Chilton, WI)
Chippewa County Genealogical Society (Chippewa Falls, WI)
Chippewa County Historical Society (Chippewa Falls, WI)
Crawford County Historical Society (Mt. Sterling, WI)

Dane County Area Genealogical Society (Madison, WI)
Dane County Historical Society (Madison, WI)
Greater Mazomanie Virtual Historical Society (Mazomanie, WI)
Vesterheim Genealogical Center and Naeseth Library (Madison, WI)
Dodge/Jefferson Counties Genealogical Soc. (Watertown, WI)
Peninsula Genealogical Society, Door County (Sturgeon Bay, WI)
Douglas County Historical Society (Superior, WI)
Dunn County Genealogical Society and Museum (Menomonie, WI)
Dunn County Historical Society and Museum (Menomonie, WI)

Genealogical Research Society of Eau Claire (Eau Claire, WI)

Fond du Lac County Genealogical Society (Fond du Lac, WI)
Fond du Lac County Historical Society (Fond du Lac, WI)
Forest County Historical and Genealogical Society and Museum (Crandon, WI)

Green County Genealogical Society (Monroe, WI)
Green County Historical Society (Monroe, WI)
Dartford Historical Society (Green Lake, WI)

Dodge/Jefferson Counties Genealogical Soc. (Watertown, WI)
Juneau County Genealogy Society (disbanded)
Juneau County Historical Society (Mauston, WI)

Kewaunee County Historical Society (Kewaunee, WI)

La Crosse Area Genealogical Society (La Crosse, WI)
Lafayette County Genealogical Society (Darlington, WI)
Lafayette County Historical Society (Darlington, WI)
Langlade County Genealogical Research Group (Antigo, WI)
Langlade County Historical Society (Antigo, WI)
Merrill Historical Society (Merrill WI)

Manitowoc County Historical Society (Manitowoc, WI)
Pinecrest Historical Village & Heritage Center (Pinecrest, WI)
Marathon County Historical Society (Wausau, WI)
Marinette County Historical Society & Museum (Marinette, WI)
Marquette County Historical Society (Westfield, WI)
African American Genealogical Society (Milwaukee, WI)
Irish Genealogical Society of Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI)
Milwaukee County Historical Society (Milwaukee, WI)
Wauwatosa Historical Society (Wauwatosa, WI)
Monroe County Historical Society & Museum (Sparta, WI)

Oconto County Genealogical Society (Suring, WI)
Outagamie County Historical Society (Appleton, WI)
Ozaukee County Historical Society (Cedarburg, WI)
Port Washington Historical Society (Port Washington, WI)

Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society (Pelpin, WI)
Pepin County Historical Society (Durand, WI)
St. Croix Valley Genealogical Society (River Falls, WI)
Portage County Historical Society (Stevens Point, WI)
Price County Historical Society (Fifield, WI)

Burlington Historical Society (Burlington, WI)
Racine Heritage Association (Racine, WI)
Richland County Historical Society (Richland Center, WI)
German Interest Group (Janesville, WI)
Rock County Genealogical Society (Janesville, WI)
Rusk County Historical Society (Ladysmith, WI)

Saint Croix County Historical Society (Hudson, WI)
Saint Croix Valley Genealogical Society (River Falls, WI)
Sauk County Genealogical Society (Baraboo, WI)
Sawyer County Genealogical Society & Museum (Hayward, WI)
Sheboygan County Historical Research Center (Sheboygan Falls, WI)
Sheboygan County Historical Society & Museum (Sheboygan, WI)

Taylor County Genealogical Society (Medford, WI)
Trempealeau County Historical Society (Galesville, WI)

Washington County Historical Society (West Bend, WI)
Danube Cultural Society of Southeastern Wisconsin (New Berlin, WI)
Waukesha County Historical Society & Museum (Waukesha, WI)
Waupaca Area Genealogical Society (Waupaca, WI)
Waupaca Historical Society (Waupaca, WI)
Waushara County Historical & Genealogy Society (Wautoma, WI)
Winnebagoland Genealogical Society (Winnebago, WI)
Winnebago County Historical and Archaeological Society (Baraboo, WI)
Heart O' Wisconsin Genealogical Society (Wisconsin Rapids, WI)
North Wood County Historical Society (Marshfield, WI)

— Serving multiple areas —
Peninsula Belgian American Club - Keeping our Belgian heritage alive. (Namur, WI)
BIGWILL Genealogists - British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois (Richmond, IL)
Wisconsin State Genealogical Society - South Central Chapter


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