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Online Records

Contents


County Courthouse

Adams County Courthouse
400 N Main Street
Friendship, WI 53934-0278
Phone: 608.339.4200

Register of Deeds has birth records from 1860,
marriage records from 1859, death records from 1873
and land records from 1853; Clerk Court has divorce
and court records; Registrar in Probate has probate records[1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1848--Adams County was created 11 March 1848 fromPortage County.  County seat: Portage [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free Internet indexed images to 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  FamilySearch Record Search  Search indexed census.  Identifies by name of head of household.  Other information is statistical and identifies the rest of the household by race, gender and country of birth.


Church History and Records

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums
County Courthouse
Family History Centers

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Divorce
Death

Voting Registers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Adams County, Wisconsin, p.755
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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