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|Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin|
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
|Founded||December 7, 1836|
|County Seat||Fond du Lac|
|Address|| Fond du Lac County Courthouse|
160 S Macy Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4241
Fond du Lac County Courthouse
160 S Macy Street
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-4241
Register of Deeds has birth records from 1847,
marriage records from 1844, death records from
1868 and land records; Clerk Court has divorce
and court records; Probate Office has probate
records; Veterans Office has military records 
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.
For a list of record loss in Wisconsin Counties see: Wisconsin Counties with Burned Courthouses
Places / Localities
- Rootsweb List of Cemeteries -- some have online listings.
- Wisconsin Local History Network Cemeteries Online -- many cemeteries for Fond du Lac County.
- Wisconsin GenWeb Archives -- listing for six cemeteries
- Fond du Lac County Genealogical Society -- offers cemetery listings and other publications for sale.
- Wisconsin State Genealogical Society -- offers cemetery listings for some cemeteries at reasonable cost.
- Findagrave map of cemeteries
- Findagrave list of cemeteries
1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free 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 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
Crime and Criminals
Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
Land and Property
- Old Antique Atlases & Maps of Wisconsin
- Family Maps of Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
Fond du Lac Townships Map -- Mouse over 1855 to see the latest.
Military History and Records
Civil War service men from Fond du Lac 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 Fond du Lac County.
- -1st Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Companies, B, C, D, E, F and I
- - 2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Company A
- - 3rd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Company C
- - 5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company I
- - 5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry Reorganized, Companies B and H
- - 6th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company E
- - 10th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company K
- - 14th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company H with men from the town of Forest, which is found in Fond du Lac County, Richland County, St. Croix County or Vernon County
Naturalization and Citizenship
A wiki article describing an online collection is found at :
Archives, Libraries and Museums
Family History Centers
|Centers provide: • Personal one-on-one assistance • Access to genealogical records through the Internet or microfilm loan program • Free how-to classes (varies by location). See Family History Centers for more information.|
- Fond du Lac County, WI History, Records, Facts and Genealogy
- Wisconsin Genealogy Network Community on Google+
- Wisconsin Genealogy Network Group on Facebook
- FamilySearch Catalog
- Wisconsin State Genealogical Society -- Fond du Lac County Page
- USGenWeb -- Fond du Lac County Page
- Fond du Lac Genealogical Society -- Offers cemetery listings and publications for sale
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 757 Fond du Lac County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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