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Wisconsin

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United States

 

 

 

 

An Introduction

Gen-Tool Kit

Researching

 by Surname

 

 

Researching

by Location

Internet Resources

Contact Information

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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introduction

Introduction

 

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General Description

 

Wisconsin is one of the fifty U.S. states. Located in the north-central United States, Wisconsin is considered part of the Midwest. It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. Wisconsin's capital is Madison, and its largest city is Milwaukee. As of 2008 there are an estimated 5.6 million residents.

 

Historical Information

History of Wisconsin

 

 

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GENEALOGICAL ARCHIVES & LIBRARIES

 

·         Wisconsin Area Research Center Network - Thirteen area research centers in Wisconsin hold public records transferred by counties, towns, cities, and other local governments and collections of papers and records from private individuals and organizations.

·        National Archives - Great Lakes Region (Chicago), 7358 South Pulaski Road, Chicago, Illinois 60629-5898; 773-948-9001; E-mail: chicago.archives@nara.gov

 

HISTORICAL & GENEALOGICAL SOCIETIES 

·        State Historical Society of Wisconsin, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706-1488

·        Wisconsin State Genealogical Society, PO Box 5106, Madison, WI 53705

·        Wisconsin Genealogical Council, 2308 W Applegate Dr, Appleton, WI 54914-1952

·        Wisconsin Society of Daughters of the American Revolution

·         Wisconsin Society of Sons of the American Revolution 

 

STATE LIBRARY

Wisconsin Division of Libraries

WI DPI, Division for Libraries, Technology, and Community Learning
(608-266-6439, fax 608-266-8770)
Roslyn Wise:
roslyn.wise@dpi.wi.gov

 

 

HISTORICAL PLACES

 

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Surname

Researching
by Surname

 

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The following are surnames of persons, found within our databases,

as having been either born, married or died in this U.S. State.

 

 

McVicker; Moreland; Pinnell; Scruggs and allied families

 

 

 

 

Bozarth; Peiffer; Quigley; Rhubart and allied families

 

Dellinger; Knecht; Pfeffer; Silar and allied families

 

 

To find out more about each surname listed above click on the corresponding LINK.

Additional information regarding these surnames may also be found at:

  Surname Locator Resources

 

 

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Free Genealogy Surname

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Use this free genealogy site to help you get the best genealogy searches from Google™ by using your family tree, for your research. It will create a series of different searches using tips or   "tricks"  

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that    will   likely   improve your results. The different searches will give you many different ways of using Google and the Internet to find ancestry information about this or any other Surname.

 

 

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Researching
by Location

 

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Our Ancestral Counties

Gazetteer of Places

County Research (Genealogical)

County Research (General Info.)

Where in the World are My Ancestors?

 

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Our Ancestral Counties

 

The following named counties are associated with the history of our DIRECT ancestors.   To select a specific ancestral county, go to our Ancestral Locations home page. Here you will find additional links to our county pages where you can obtain information about our family gen-sites, images of localities, and surnames of persons, in our database, who have lived in the selected county.

Click on this thumbnail map for a full-sized version.

 

 

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Gazetteer

of Places

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The following Links will take you to gazetteers that identify places within this U.S. State.  These resources feature profiles of cities, towns, neighborhoods and subdivisions.  In addition this site contains maps, data and directions for a wide variety of physical, cultural and historic features.

 

 

Cities in Wisconsin

Towns in Wisconsin

Villages in Wisconsin

Political subdivisions of Wisconsin

 

Wisconsin Cities - profiles of 2,461 Wisconsin cities, towns & neighborhoods

Wisconsin Physical Features such as lakes, islands & steams

Wisconsin Cultural Features such as schools, parks, hospitals & airports

Wisconsin Civil Features such as Native Areas and Political Subdivisions

Search by Name, County, ZIP Code or Area Code 

 

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County Research

(Genealogical)

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Clicking on a Link (below) will take you to the County’s website.  Here you will find additional links to more information specific to that location.    The USGenWeb Project also sponsors important Special Projects, at the national level, that were created to collect and disseminate data that goes beyond county and state lines.

 

 

 

 

Adams
Ashland   
Barron
Bayfield
Brown
Buffalo 
Burnett

Calumet
Chippewa
Clark
Columbia
Crawford

Dane  
Dodge
Door
Douglas
Dunn
Eau Claire
Florence
Fond Du Lac
Forest
Grant
Green
Green Lake

Iowa
Iron
Jackson
Jefferson
Juneau
Kenosha
Kewaunee
Lacrosse 
Lafayette
Langlade
Lincoln
Manitowoc

Marathon
Marinette
Marquette
Menominee   
Milwaukee
Monroe  
Oconto
Oneida
Outagamie 
Ozaukee
Pepin
Pierce

Polk
Portage
Price
Racine
Richland
Rock
Rusk 
St. Croix
Sauk
Sawyer
Shawano  
Sheboygan

Taylor
Trempealeau
Vernon
Vilas  
Walworth
Washburn
Washington  
Waukesha
Waupaca
Waushara
Winnebago
Wood

 

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County Research

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Wikipedia is a multilingual, Web-based, free-content encyclopedia project based mostly on anonymous contributions. Clicking on a Link (below) will take you to the Wikipedia article about the county.  Here you will find additional links to guide the user to related pages with additional information.

 

 

 

 

Adams County

Ashland County

Barron County

Bayfield County

Brown County

Buffalo County

Burnett County

Calumet County

Chippewa County

Clark County

Columbia County

Crawford County

Dane County

Dodge County

Door County

Douglas County

Dunn County

Eau Claire County

Florence County

Fond du Lac County

Forest County

Grant County

Green County

Green Lake County

Iowa County

Iron County

Jackson County

Jefferson County

Juneau County

Kenosha County

Kewaunee County

La Crosse County

Lafayette County

Langlade County

Lincoln County

Manitowoc County

Marathon County

Marinette County

Marquette County

Menominee County

Milwaukee County

Monroe County

Oconto County

Oneida County

Outagamie County

Ozaukee County

Pepin County

Pierce County

Polk County

Portage County

Price County

Racine County

Richland County

Rock County

Rusk County

Sauk County

Sawyer County

Shawano County

Sheboygan County

Saint Croix County

Taylor County

Trempealeau County

Vernon County

Vilas County

Walworth County

Washburn County

Washington County

Waukesha County

Waupaca County

Waushara County

Winnebago County

Wood County

 

 

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Where in the World

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Resources which enhance our knowledge of the places inhabited by our ancestors are almost as important as their names. The LINK

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GAZETTEERS

to the right will take you to Maps, Gazetteers,   and other helpful  resources  that will assist you in discovering Ancestral Locations. 

 

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Internet
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The Google search engine

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with additional information

to assist with your research

about   this   U. S.   State. 

 

 

GENERAL RESOURCES

 

 

·           Website & Webpages We Like

·           Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

·           Free Genealogy Search Help For Google

·           Linkpendium > Genealogy > USA

·           Genealogy Gateway

·           Ancestry.com (Reference Materials & Finding Aids)

·           Ancestry.com - Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers

·           GenealogyLinks.net

·        Cyndi's List - United States Index

·        IGI Batch Numbers - British Isles & North America

·        Libweb - Libraries on the Web

·        50states.com - States and Capitals

·        RootsWeb Town Search 1.0

·        USA Resources at RootsWeb

·        StateGenSites - U.S. Genealogy Sites by State

·        The USGenWeb Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LOCATION SPECIFIC RESOURCES

·Wisconsin - Wikipedia

·Wisconsin State Facts and Information

·Wisconsin Information (50 States.com)

·Linkpendium – Wisconsin

·Cyndi’s List (Wisconsin)

·Wisconsin (historical societies)

·Wisconsin Resources at RootsWeb

·Family Search (IGI Records for Wisconsin)

 

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OUR GENEALOGY REFERENCE LIBRARY

 

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The following Link will take you to our library of genealogy reference books that pertain to this U.S. State.   Here you will find books about the history and records of this State, as well as its counties and other localities such as towns and churches.   The collection also contains research works about State military units and personnel during America’s wars.  In addition, there are resource texts about the ethnic and religious groups who settled in this State.

 

U.S.A. Locations Library - States, Counties, & Localities

 

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Contact Information

Contact Information

 

 

 

Email

Snail Mail:

Fred
889 Dante Ct.
Mantua, NJ 08051

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Pony Express:

Tom
27 Christopher Dr.
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Canada

 

 

 

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