Buffalo County, Wisconsin Genealogy

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Guide to '''Buffalo County Wisconsin genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
 
Guide to '''Buffalo County Wisconsin genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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[http://www.buffalocounty.com/ Buffalo County Courthouse]<br>407 S 2nd Street<br>Alma Wi 54610<br>Phone: 608-685-6206<br>}}  
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[http://www.buffalocounty.com/ Buffalo County Courthouse]<br>407 S. 2nd Street<br>Alma WI 54610<br>Phone: 608-685-6206<br>}}  
  
 
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=== Historical Facts ===
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=== Historical Facts ===
1853--Buffalo&nbsp;County was&nbsp;created 6 July 1853&nbsp;from [[Jackson County, Wisconsin|Jackson ]]County. County seat: Alma <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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==== Populated Places ====
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1853--Buffalo&nbsp;County was&nbsp;created 6 July 1853&nbsp;from [[Jackson County, Wisconsin|Jackson ]]County. <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*Alma  
 
*Alma  
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*Cochrane  
 
*Cochrane  
 
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*Nelson
  
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*Alma  
 
*Alma  
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*Waumandee
 
*Waumandee
  
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
 
 
*[[Eau Claire County, Wisconsin|Eau Claire]]  
 
*[[Eau Claire County, Wisconsin|Eau Claire]]  
 
*[[Pepin County, Wisconsin|Pepin]]  
 
*[[Pepin County, Wisconsin|Pepin]]  
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*[[Winona County, Minnesota|Winona County, Minnesota]]
 
*[[Winona County, Minnesota|Winona County, Minnesota]]
  
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==== Bible Records ====
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=2997 FindAGrave.com]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=2997 FindAGrave.com]  
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/wi/buffalo.htm Interment.net]  
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/wi/buffalo.htm Interment.net]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgenweb/wi/cemetery/buffalo.html USGenWeb Tombstone Photograph Pages]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgenweb/wi/cemetery/buffalo.html USGenWeb Tombstone Photograph Pages]
  
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*1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free indexed Internet the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be searched on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443825 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.<br>
 
*1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free indexed Internet the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be searched on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443825 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.<br>
  
 
*1885 Wisconsin State Census
 
*1885 Wisconsin State Census
[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443713 FamilySearch Record Search]&nbsp; Search indexed census.&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.
 
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443713 FamilySearch Record Search]&nbsp; Search indexed census.&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.
  
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
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==== Court Records  ====
  
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
  
==== Genealogies ====
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==== Histories ====
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===== Local Histories =====
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==== Land and Property ====
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==== Maps ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of Buffalo County, Wisconsin] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of Buffalo County, Wisconsin] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
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===== Courthouse =====
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===== Societies =====
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===== Courthouse  =====
  
===== Family History Centers =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== Taxation ====
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==== Vital Records ====
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[http://www.buffalocounty.com/ Buffalo County Courthouse]<br>407 S 2nd Street<br>Alma Wi 54610<br>Phone: 608-685-6206<br><br>
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Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death, burial and <br>land records.&nbsp; Clerk Circuit court has divorce and court <br>records; Register Probate has probate records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Buffalo County, Wisconsin, p.755</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
  
===== Birth Records =====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
[http://birth-certificates.net/wisconsin.htm Birth]  
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===== Death Records =====
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==== Voter Registration ====
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==== Web Sites ====
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*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Buffalo|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References ==
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[http://www.buffalocounty.com/ Buffalo County Courthouse]<br>407 S. 2nd Street<br>Alma WI 54610<br>Phone: 608-685-6206<br><br>
  
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Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death, burial and <br>land records.&nbsp; Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce and court <br>records. Register of Probate has probate records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Buffalo County, Wisconsin, p.755</ref>
  
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===== Birth Records  =====
  
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[http://birth-certificates.net/wisconsin.htm Birth]
  
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*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Buffalo|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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Revision as of 18:04, 22 April 2013

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Guide to Buffalo County Wisconsin genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Buffalo County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded July 6, 1853
County Seat Alma
Courthouse
Address Buffalo County Courthouse
407 S. 2nd Street
Alma WI 54610
Phone: 608-685-6206
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Contents

Historical Facts

1853--Buffalo County was created 6 July 1853 from Jackson County. [1]

Populated Places

Cities

  • Alma
  • Buffalo City
  • Fountain City
  • Mondovi

Villages

  • Cochrane
  • Nelson

Towns

  • Alma
  • Belvidere
  • Buffalo
  • Canton
  • Cross
  • Dover
  • Gilmanton
  • Glencoe
  • Lincoln
  • Maxville
  • Milton
  • Modena
  • Mondovi
  • Montana
  • Naples
  • Nelson
  • Waumandee

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

  • 1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free indexed Internet 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 Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

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

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Buffalo County Courthouse
407 S. 2nd Street
Alma WI 54610
Phone: 608-685-6206

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death, burial and
land records.  Clerk of the Circuit Court has divorce and court
records. Register of Probate has probate records[2]

Birth Records

Birth

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)Buffalo County, Wisconsin, p.755