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Dane County, Wisconsin
Map
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Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 7, 1836
County Seat Madison
Courthouse
Address Dane County Courthouse
210 Martin Luther King Blvd
Madison, WI 53709
Phone. 608.266.4121

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County Courthouse

Dane County Courthouse
210 Martin Luther King Blvd
Madison, WI 53709
Phone. 608.266.4121


Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death, land and military records;
Clerk Court has divorce, probate and court records [1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1836--Dane County was created 7 December 1836 from Crawford, Iowa and Milwaukee Counties.
County seat: Madison [1]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Wisconsin County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Wisconsin County Boundary Maps" (1790-1961) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

For a list of record loss in Wisconsin Counties see: Wisconsin Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free indexed searchable images to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.

1885 Wisconsin State Census— Free indexed searchable images to the 1885 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.

Church History and Records

Lutheran

Black Earth

  • Records of Black Earth Lutheran Church in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

De Forest

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, De Forest, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

First Lutheran Church, Stoughton

  • Records of the First Lutheran Church, Stoughton, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Immanuel Lutheran Church, Mt. Horeb

  • Records of Immanuel Lutheran Church, Mt. Horeb, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Madison Norwegian Lutheran Church

  • Records of Madison Norwegian Lutheran Church in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Roxbury

  • Records of Roxbury Lutheran Church in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Middleton

  • Records of St. Luke's Lutheran Church, Middleton, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Zion Lutheran Church, Madison

  • Records of Zion Lutheran Church, Madison, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Dane County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are many companies or regiments that were formed from men of Dane County.

- 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Company G
- 2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Company F
- 3rd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Companies A, B, D, F, H, L and M.

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

See also a List of Wisconsin Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Archives, Libraries and Museums
County Courthouse

Dane County's Administrative offices are located in the joint City-County Building at 210 South Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., directly south of the State Capitol.

This building houses the Register of Deeds office for the county. It is in this office that both deeds and vital records are filed.

Nearest public parking is approximately 2 blocks east in the city garage.

Family History Centers

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Divorce
Death

Voting Registers

Web Sites

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Wisconsin, Dane County Naturalization Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 756 Dane County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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