Brown County, Wisconsin Genealogy

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| building address = [http://www.co.brown.wi.us/departments/?department=6b052f1617e8 Brown County Courthouse]<br>305 E Walnut Street<br>PO Box 23600<br>Green Bay, WI 54305-3600<br>Phone: 920.448.4016<br>}}  
 
| building address = [http://www.co.brown.wi.us/departments/?department=6b052f1617e8 Brown County Courthouse]<br>305 E Walnut Street<br>PO Box 23600<br>Green Bay, WI 54305-3600<br>Phone: 920.448.4016<br>}}  
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
  
[http://www.co.brown.wi.us/departments/?department=6b052f1617e8 Brown County Courthouse]<br>305 E Walnut Street<br>PO Box 23600<br>Green Bay, WI 54305-3600<br>Phone: 920.448.4016<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth records from 1846, <br>marriage records from 1821, death records from 1834 <br>and land records; Clerk Court has divorce and court<br>records from 1832; Register in Probate has probate<br>records from 1828; see Michigan for&nbsp;1820-1830 census<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Brown County, Wisconsin, p.755</ref>
 
  
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1818--Brown County was&nbsp;created 26 October 1818&nbsp;from Michigan Territory.&nbsp; County seat: Green Bay <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
1818--Brown County was&nbsp;created 26 October 1818&nbsp;from Michigan Territory.&nbsp; County seat: Green Bay <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
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*[[Calumet County, Wisconsin|Calumet]]  
 
*[[Calumet County, Wisconsin|Calumet]]  
 
*[[Door County, Wisconsin|Door]]  
 
*[[Door County, Wisconsin|Door]]  
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*[[Outagamie County, Wisconsin|Outagamie]]  
 
*[[Outagamie County, Wisconsin|Outagamie]]  
 
*[[Shawano County, Wisconsin|Shawano]]
 
*[[Shawano County, Wisconsin|Shawano]]
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*1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free Internet unindexed&nbsp;images to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443825 FamilySearch Record Search – Pilot Site.] 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.
 
*1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free Internet unindexed&nbsp;images to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443825 FamilySearch Record Search – Pilot Site.] 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&nbsp; [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443713 FamilySearch Record Search]&nbsp; Browse unindexed images.&nbsp; Identifies by name of head of household.&nbsp;&nbsp;Other information is&nbsp;statistical and identifies the rest of the household by race, gender and country of birth.<br>
 
*1885 Wisconsin State Census&nbsp; [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443713 FamilySearch Record Search]&nbsp; Browse unindexed images.&nbsp; Identifies by name of head of household.&nbsp;&nbsp;Other information is&nbsp;statistical and identifies the rest of the household by race, gender and country of birth.<br>
  
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Circuit Court case files from 1823 - 1939 are available at:  
 
Circuit Court case files from 1823 - 1939 are available at:  
  
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Facebook:&nbsp; University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives &amp; Area Research Center <br>Circuit Court Look-Up Request form available at:&nbsp; http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/  
 
Facebook:&nbsp; University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives &amp; Area Research Center <br>Circuit Court Look-Up Request form available at:&nbsp; http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/  
  
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General Index to Deeds and Mortgages, 1820 - 1873  
 
General Index to Deeds and Mortgages, 1820 - 1873  
  
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Facebook:&nbsp; University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives &amp; Area Research Center  
 
Facebook:&nbsp; University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives &amp; Area Research Center  
  
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Records 1829 - 1984 are housed at:  
 
Records 1829 - 1984 are housed at:  
  
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Name Searchable Index Available online at:&nbsp; http://webapps.uwgb.edu/collections/<br>Citizenship Record Request form located on our website at:&nbsp; http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/  
 
Name Searchable Index Available online at:&nbsp; http://webapps.uwgb.edu/collections/<br>Citizenship Record Request form located on our website at:&nbsp; http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/  
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Records 1821 - 1976 available at:  
 
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Name Searchable Index Available online at:&nbsp; http://webapps.uwgb.edu/collections/<br>Probate&nbsp;Record Request form located on our website at:&nbsp; http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/<br>  
 
Name Searchable Index Available online at:&nbsp; http://webapps.uwgb.edu/collections/<br>Probate&nbsp;Record Request form located on our website at:&nbsp; http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/<br>  
  
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'''Archives &amp; Area Research Center'''  
 
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Facebook: &nbsp;University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives &amp; Area Research Center  
 
Facebook: &nbsp;University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives &amp; Area Research Center  
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Green Bay Wisconsin Family History Center]]
 
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[http://www.co.brown.wi.us/departments/?department=6b052f1617e8 Brown County Courthouse]<br>305 E Walnut Street<br>PO Box 23600<br>Green Bay, WI 54305-3600<br>Phone: 920.448.4016<br><br>Register of Deeds has birth records from 1846, <br>marriage records from 1821, death records from 1834 <br>and land records; Clerk Court has divorce and court<br>records from 1832; Register in Probate has probate<br>records from 1828; see Michigan for&nbsp;1820-1830 census<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Brown County, Wisconsin, p.755</ref>
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Pre-1907 Birth, Death, and Marriage registrations available at:  
 
Pre-1907 Birth, Death, and Marriage registrations available at:  
  
 
'''Archives &amp; Area Research Center'''<br>Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay <br>2420 Nicolet Dr. <br>Green Bay, WI 54311-7001 <br>Phone: (920) 465-2539 <br>E-mail: archives@uwgb.edu <br>Website: www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/ <br>Facebook: University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives &amp; Area Research Center <br>Birth, Death, and Marriage Request Forms available at:&nbsp; http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/<br>&nbsp;  
 
'''Archives &amp; Area Research Center'''<br>Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay <br>2420 Nicolet Dr. <br>Green Bay, WI 54311-7001 <br>Phone: (920) 465-2539 <br>E-mail: archives@uwgb.edu <br>Website: www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/ <br>Facebook: University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives &amp; Area Research Center <br>Birth, Death, and Marriage Request Forms available at:&nbsp; http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/<br>&nbsp;  
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*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Brown|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
  
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Guide to Brown County Wisconsin genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Brown County, Wisconsin
Map
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Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 26, 1818
County Seat Green Bay
Courthouse
Address Brown County Courthouse
305 E Walnut Street
PO Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54305-3600
Phone: 920.448.4016
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Contents

Historical Facts

1818--Brown County was created 26 October 1818 from Michigan Territory.  County seat: Green Bay [1]

Populated Places

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

  • 1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free Internet unindexed images to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search – Pilot Site. 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  Browse unindexed images.  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 Records

Court Records

Circuit Court case files from 1823 - 1939 are available at:

Archives & Area Research Center

Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

2420 Nicolet Dr.

Green Bay, WI  54311-7001

Phone:  (920) 465-2539

E-mail:  archives@uwgb.edu

Website:  www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/

Facebook:  University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives & Area Research Center
Circuit Court Look-Up Request form available at:  http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories

Land and Property

General Index to Deeds and Mortgages, 1820 - 1873

Deeds & Mortgages, 1820 - 1902

Tax Rolls, 1859 - 1980  available at:

Archives & Area Research Center

Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

2420 Nicolet Dr.

Green Bay, WI  54311-7001

Phone:  (920) 465-2539

E-mail:  archives@uwgb.edu

Website:  www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/

Facebook:  University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives & Area Research Center

Maps

Military Records

Civil War
World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
World War II, 1941-1945

Naturalization and Citizenship

Records 1829 - 1984 are housed at:

Archives & Area Research Center

Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

2420 Nicolet Dr.

Green Bay, WI  54311-7001

Phone:  (920) 465-2539

E-mail:  archives@uwgb.edu

Website:  www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/

Facebook:  University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives & Area Research Center

Name Searchable Index Available online at:  http://webapps.uwgb.edu/collections/
Citizenship Record Request form located on our website at:  http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

Records 1821 - 1976 available at:

Archives & Area Research Center

Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

2420 Nicolet Dr.

Green Bay, WI  54311-7001

Phone:  (920) 465-2539

E-mail:  archives@uwgb.edu

Website:  www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/

Facebook:  University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives & Area Research Center

Name Searchable Index Available online at:  http://webapps.uwgb.edu/collections/
Probate Record Request form located on our website at:  http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
Archives

Archives & Area Research Center

Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

2420 Nicolet Dr.

Green Bay, WI  54311-7001

Phone:  (920) 465-2539

E-mail:  archives@uwgb.edu

Website:  www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/

Facebook:  University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives & Area Research Center

Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Brown County Courthouse
305 E Walnut Street
PO Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54305-3600
Phone: 920.448.4016

Register of Deeds has birth records from 1846,
marriage records from 1821, death records from 1834
and land records; Clerk Court has divorce and court
records from 1832; Register in Probate has probate
records from 1828; see Michigan for 1820-1830 census[2]

Pre-1907 Birth, Death, and Marriage registrations available at:

Archives & Area Research Center
Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Phone: (920) 465-2539
E-mail: archives@uwgb.edu
Website: www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/
Facebook: University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives & Area Research Center
Birth, Death, and Marriage Request Forms available at:  http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/
 

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Death Records

Voter Registration

Web Sites

References

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