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|Green County, Wisconsin|
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
|Founded||December 8, 1836|
|Address|| Green County Courthouse|
1016 16th Avenue
Monroe, WI 53566-2098
Green County Courthouse
1016 16th Avenue
Monroe, WI 53566-2098
Register of Deeds has birth records from 1907,
marrage records from 1846, death records from 1878
and land records; Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and
Court records County Judge has probate 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
- State Line Cemetery, Davis BillionGraves. This cemetery literally straddles the state line, with the bulk of the cemetery, and therefore nearly all of the burials, actually in Illinois. Access, however, is from East State Line Road on the Wisconsin side.
- Monroe Wisonsin Cemeteries
1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free indexed the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be searched 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 the 1885 Wisconsin State Census can be searched 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
- Records of the American Lutheran Church, Brooklyn, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com
Crime and Criminals
Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups
Land and Property
- Old Antique Atlases Maps of Wisconsin
- Family Maps of Green County, Wisconsin (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com Free surname search.
Military History and Records
Civil War service men from Green 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 Green County.
- - 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Company K
- - 2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Company I
- - 5th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry Reorganized, Company I
- - 5th Independent Battery, Wisconsin Light Artillery
- - 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company H
- - 9th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Companies F and K
- - 9th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry Reorganized, Company B
- - 13th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company E and Company G with men from Spring Grove, found in Green County and Green Lake County
Naturalization and Citizenship
Newspaperarchive.com has historical newspapers available on-line. Their database has Freeport, Illinois newspapers from the late 1800's and early 1900's that covered local news on residents from Green County. The Rock Island Public Library in Rock Island, Illinois provides free access to this database at its library.
- Wisconsin, Probate Estate Files, 1848-1933 - includes files from 1848-1885; via FamilySearch. As of 5/29/11 included images that can only be browsed, not searched.
Archives, Libraries and Museums
Family History Centers
Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.
- 1826 - 1926 Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-1926 at FamilySearch.org — index
- 1820 - 1907 Wisconsin, Birth Index, 1820-1907 at FamilySearch.org — index
- 1826 - 1908 Wisconsin, Births and Christenings Index, 1826-1908 at Ancestry.com — index $
- 1836 - 1930 Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930 at FamilySearch.org — index
- 1973 - 1997 Wisconsin, Marriage Index, 1973-1997 at FamilySearch.org — index
- 1973 - 1997 Wisconsin Marriages, 1973-1997 at Ancestry.com — index/images $
- 1867 - 1907 Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907 at FamilySearch.org — index
- 1835 - 1968 Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 at FamilySearch.org — index
- 1820 - 1907 Wisconsin, Death Index, 1820-1907 at FamilySearch.org — index
- 1959 - 1997 Wisconsin, Death Index, 1959-1997 at FamilySearch.org — index
- Green County, WI History, Records, Facts and Genealogy
- Wisconsin Genealogy Network Community on Google+
- Wisconsin Genealogy Network Group on Facebook
- FamilySearch Catalog
- Green County Genealogical Society
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 756 Green County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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