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Oneida County, Wisconsin
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County Courthouse

Oneida County Courthouse
1 Courthouse Square
Rhinelander, WI 54501
Phone: 715.369.6144

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death, land records;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce; court records Registrar in
Probate Court has probate records [1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1885--Oneida County was created 11 April 1885 fromLincoln County.  County seat: Rhinelander [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  

http://wigenweb.org/vilas/bio.htm

  • (printed in 1925, "History of Lincoln, Oneida, and Vilas Counties Wisconsin". The beginning of the book is history of Lincoln, Oneida, and Vilas. The remainding 587 pages are biographies of those towns.  You can search by surname)

Cemeteries

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/cem.html

  • Oneida County Cemeteries includes transcriptions

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/abcem.html

  • abandoned, lost or forgotten cemeteries

Census

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/census.html

  • Wisconsin State Census from about 1836-1905
Church History and Records  

http://wigenweb.org/vilas/hlov/chapter17b.html

  • (printed in 1925, link to chapter 17 of "History of Lincoln, Oneida, and Vilas Counties Wisconsin". The beginning of the book is history of Lincoln, Oneida, and Vilas. The remainding 587 pages are biographies of those towns.)

http://wigenweb.org/vilas/hlov/chapter12.html

  • early rural churches of Oneida County

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories    

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/directories.html

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/rcd/county1930a.html
  • Oneida County Directory 1930
  • Including towns of Lake Tomahawk, Minocqua, Monica, Pelican Lake, Three Lakes and Woodruff

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/rcd/county1914.html

  • ONEIDA COUNTY DIRECTORY 1914-1915
  • Town of Cassian through Town of Pelican

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans
Native Americans

http://wigenweb.org/vilas/hlov/chapter4.htm

  • Indian lore of Oneida County

https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Oneida_(Wisconsin)_Indian_School

Gazetteers

Genealogy

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/surnames.html

  • List of Surnames with purpose to connect researches with common interests

History  

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/books.html

  • BOOKS ABOUT ONEIDA COUNTY AND THE PEOPLE WHO SETTLED HERE
http://wigenweb.org/vilas/hlov/chapter17b.html
  • (printed in 1925, link to chapter 17 of "History of Lincoln, Oneida, and Vilas Counties Wisconsin". The beginning of the book is history of Lincoln, Oneida, and Vilas. The remainding 587 pages are biographies of those towns.)

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/towns.html

  • SMALL SETTLEMENTS and ~ ~GHOST TOWNS

http://sassmaster.tripod.com/oneid.html

  • History of lumber companies and railroad from 1800's to early 1900's in Oneida County

Land and Property   

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/vital.html
http://wigenweb.org/vilas/hlov/chapter17b.html

Maps

  • towns and townships in Oneida County

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/pm1920.html

  • 1920's Oneida County Plat map

http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/WI/County/oneida.htm

  • 1895 Oneida County map

http://www.dot.wisconsin.gov/business/publications/roadmap.htm

  • Wisconsin Department of Transportation - various maps available for purchase

http://www.kinquest.com/usgenealogy/wisconsin/1901atlas.php

  • Wisconsin1901 county atlas

Migration

Military History and Records

https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Wisconsin_Military_Records

  • Records and how Wisconsin was involved in the different wars of the World

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/oldnews.html

  • misc newspaper clippings from 1899-1959 in Minocqua and Rhinelander

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/news.html

  • contact information for The Lakeland Times, The Rhinelander Daily News, and Vilas County News Review.  (all three have microfilmed archives to view at various Wisconsin libraries)

Obituaries

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/obits.html

  • early Oneida Obits

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/robitindex.html#list

  • Rhinelander area 1882-2006

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

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

Archives, Libraries and Museums

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/hissoc.html

  • Minocqua Museum
  • The History Center and Archives at Ashland (a branch of the Wisconsin Historical Society)

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/libsoc.html 

following three have a microfilm reader(all have newspapers for that area since the late 1800's)

  • DEMMER LIBRARY
  • MINOCQUA PUBLIC LIBRARY
  • RHINELANDER DISTRICT LIBRARY

http://vcat.wvls.lib.wi.us/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=#focus

  • online searchable North-Central Wisconsin Library catalog
County Courthouse

http://www.oneida.wi.gov/localgov_departments_details.asp?deptid=21&locid=135

Family History Centers

Schools

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/rhs.html

http://wigenweb.org/vilas/hlov/chapter22.html

  • history of early schools in Oneida County

Societies

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/gensoc.html

  • LAKELAND AREA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
  • NORTHWOODS GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
  • THREE LAKES GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/hissoc.html

  • Rhinelander Historical Society
  • Woodruff Historical Society
  • The Wisconsin Historical Society

Taxation

Vital Records

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/vital.html

http://www.oneida.wi.gov/localgov_departments_details.asp?deptid=21&locid=135

Birth
  • Oneida County [Wisconsin registration of births, ca. 1887-1907] Index to Registrations of Births, 1852-1907" (arranged by birth date; fiche #6331476, 41 fiche). "Unedited Index to Registrations of Births, 1852-1907" (arranged in alphabetical order by surname.
Marriage
Divorce
Death

http://wigenweb.org/oneida/vital.html

Wisconsin Death Index 1959-1979 This is an online searchable microfiche index. The site includes directions on how to search this index..

Voting Registers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 758 Oneida Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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