Eau Claire County, WisconsinEdit This Page

From FamilySearch Wiki

Revision as of 17:23, 29 December 2012 by Lsgc (Talk | contribs)

United States Gotoarrow.png Wisconsin Gotoarrow.png Eau Clair County

Hand and keyboard.jpg Wisconsin
Online Records

WI Eau Claire.png

Contents

County Courthouse

Eau Claire County
721 Oxford Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54703-5481;
Phone. 715.839.4803

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and land records from 1856;
Clerk Court has divorce records from 1856 and court records from 1929

[1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1856--Eau Claire County was created 6 October 1856 from Chippewa County.  County seat: Eau Claire [1]


  • This county was first known as the town of "Clearwater," being the southern-most township in Chippewa County.  Later, it was renamed the "French translation of Clearwater" = "Eau Claire."

 

Boundary Changes


Record Loss

 

Places / Localities

Cities:

Eau Claire: This city is partially in Eau Claire County and Chippewa County.

Neighboring Counties

•  Buffalo 
•  Chippewa 
•  Clark 
•  Dunn 
•  Jackson 
•  Pepin 
•  Trempealeau 



TABLE: Townships, Cities, Towns, Villages, and Unincorporated Communities  =

HOW EACH COLUMN HELPS YOU WITH YOUR RESEARCH:

1. PLACE/LOCALITY column: names the "place" or "locality" of interest.

2. TYPE column: gives type of place or locality (i.e. village, town, city, etc.).

3. FHL CATALOG column: links the "catagories of sources" available in the Family History Library for the place or locality.

4. WIKIPEDIA column: like WIKI, gives background information regarding the place or locality.

5. GOOGLE MAPS column: shows the whereabouts of this place or locality on a map.

6. WORLDCAT.ORG column: shows sources from other libraries/repositories, etc. for this place or locality.

7. US HOMETOWN LOCATOR column: gives current information about the place or locality.


1 2 3 4 5 6 7
PLACE/LOCALITY    TYPE              FHL CATALOG

WIKIPEDIA

GOOGLE MAPS

WORLDCAT.ORG 

US HOMETOWN LOCATOR
  Allen  UC5     Link   Link     Link
  Altoona1  City   Link   Link   Link    Link   Link
  Augusta  City   Link   Link   Link   Link   Link
  Brackett  UC     Link   Link     Link
  Bridge Creek  Town     Link   Link   Link  
  Bridge Creek  Township           
  Brunswick1  Town     Link   Link     
  Brunswick  Township   Link          
  Candy Corners  UC     Link       
  Clear Creek  Town     Link   Link     
  Clear Creek  Township   Link         
  Cleghorn  UC     Link   Link   Link   Link
  Drammen  Town     Link   Link     
  Drammen  Township   Link         
  Eau Claire1  City   Link   Link   Link   Link   Link
  Fairchild  Village   Link    Link   Link   Link   Link
  Fairchild  Town   Link   Link   Link   Link   Link
  Fairchild  Township           Link
  Fall Creek  Village   Link   Link   Link   Link   Link
  Foster  UC     Link   Link     Link
  Hadleyville2  UC     Link   Link     
  Hale Corner  UC     Link   Link     Link
  Hay Creek  UC     Link   Link     Link
  Lincoln  Town     Link   Link   Link  
  Lincoln  Township   Link        
  Ludington  Town     Link   Link     Link
  Ludington  Township   Link         Link
  Ludington  UC     Link   Link     Link
  Lufkin  UC     Link   Link     Link
  Mount Hope Corners  UC     Link   Link     Link
  Nelsonville2  UC     Link        
  Oak Grove2  UC     Link       Link  
  Otter Creek  Town     Link    Link     
  Otter Creek  Township   Link        
  Pleasant Valley1  Town     Link   Link     
  Pleasant Valley  Township   Link         
  Rodell  UC     Link   Link     Link
  Seymour1  Town     Link   Link   Link   Link
  Seymour  Township   Link         Link
  Seymour CPD3  UC     Link   Link     Link
  Shawtown4  UC     Link    Link     Link
  Truax  Town   Link     Link     Link
  Truax4  UC     Link   Link     Link
  Union1  Town   Link     Link     Link
  Union4  UC     Link   Link     Link
  Union  Township           Link
  Washington1  Town     Link   Link     
  Washington  Township           
  Wilson  Town     Link   Link     Link
  Wilson  Township           Link
  Wilson  UC     Link   Link     Link
 ANY NEW LOCATIONS IN FHL CATALOG???     Link      


 FOOTNOTES FOR CITIES, TOWNS, VILLAGES, and UNINCORPORATED COMMUNITIES:

 
  1 -   Indicates a municipality considered part of the Eau Claire-Chippewa Falls metropolitan area

   2 -  Historical Community.

  3 -  CDP = Census Designated Place.

  4 -  Now a part of the city of Eau Claire.

  5 -  UC = Unincorporated Community in Eau Claire County.


TABLE: SOURCES LINKS 


TYPE OF 

SOURCE  

&nbspFHL 

CATALOG 

HISTORICAL

COLLECTIONS

 GENWEB

 COUNTY

 GENWEB

ARCHIVES

PROJECTS

GOOGLE

MAPS 

WORLDCAT.

ORG       

 LINKPENDIUM

KINDRED

 TRAILS   

CENSUS

 FINDER    

LIBRARIES      MY WISCONSIN GENEALOGY

WISCONSIN GENEALOGY TRAILS

  Archives           Link  Link  Link         Link  
  Biographies   Link     

Link  A-F

Link  G-L

Link  M-R

Link  S-Z

Link  Other indexes

   Link  Link  Link  


Link - Index

   Link
  Cemeteries   Link     Link      Link  Link  Link  Link  

Link - Index

Link - Info

  Link  Link
  Census Records   Link 1905

Link 1855

Link 1875

Link 1885

Link 1895

Link 1905

 Link

1870, 1910

      Link  Link  Link    Link   Link  
  Church Records   Link

Link - Christenings

Link - Marriages

Link - Burials

  Link  Link   Link  Link  Link  Link       Link  Link
  Court Records              Link  Link    Link       Link  
  Directories   Link     Link  Link    Link  Link  Link

Link - Old Settlers

Link - 1932 Augusta

    Link  
  Genealogy        Link - Family Group Sheets        Link        
  Guardianship Records   Link            Link            
  History

 Link - Histories

 Link - Indexes

 Link - Periodicals

 

Link - Histories

Link - photos people

Link - photos places

      Link  Link  Link  

Link

Link - Index

   Link
  Land & Property Records

 Link - Land

 Link - Maps 

          Link  Link  Link  Link  Link - Patents  Link    
  Libraries & Societies           Link    Link  Link       Link  
  Maps   Link        

 Link

 

 Link  Link  Link  Link

Link - Index


  Link  
  Military Records               Link  Link  Link    Link   Link  Link
  Naturalization Records   Link            Link    Link        
  Newspapers                Link  Link  Link       Link  Link
  Obituaries            Link  Link  Link    Link - Index    Link
  Probate Records   Link            Link  Link - Estate Records  Link    Link    
  School Records        Link  Link  Link  Link  Link  Link        
  Taxation Records   Link           Link    Link       Link  
  Vital Records   Link

Link - Births

Link - Marriages

Link - Deaths

  Link      Link  Link  Link

Link - Births

Link - Deaths, both Drammen

Link - Marriages

Link - Vital Records

  Link

Link - Births

Link - Marriages

Link - Deaths


Resources

Bible Records

Biography

     SEE "SOURCES" Table Above

  • Eau Claire Historical Search: This tool searches the local historical databases available at the L.E. Phillips Memorial Library which is maintained by the Genealogical Research Society of Eau Claire.

Cemeteries

     SEE "SOURCES" Table Above 

Census

     SEE "SOURCES" Table Above

     SEE ALSO: WIKI "Wisconsin Census" for more records and links.

  • 1855 Wisconsin State Census Free unindexed Internet images to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed 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 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 History and Records

     SEE "SOURCES" Table Above

Court Records

     SEE "SOURCES" Table Above

Crime and Criminals

Directories

     SEE "SOURCES" Table Above

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

     SEE "SOURCES" Table Above

School Records

   SEE "SOURCES" Table Above

Land and Property

     SEE "SOURCES" Table Above

Maps

     SEE "SOURCES" Table Above

Courtesy of the L.E. Phillips Memorial Library:

Migration

Military History and Records

     SEE "SOURCES" Table Above

Naturalization and Citizenship

    SEE "SOURCES" Table Above

Newspapers

    SEE "SOURCES" Table Above

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

   SEE "SOURCES" Table Above

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

  SEE "SOURCES" Table Above

County Courthouse
Family History Centers

Societies

  SEE "SOURCES" Table Above

Taxation

   SEE "SOURCES" Table Above

Vital Records

   SEE "SOURCES" Table Above

Birth
Marriage
Divorce
Death

Voting Registers

a

Web Sites

General Websites for this county:

State Websites for this county:


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 756 Eau Claire County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

Need additional research help? Contact our research help specialists.

Need wiki, indexing, or website help? Contact our product teams.


Did you find this article helpful?

You're invited to explain your rating on the discussion page (you must be signed in).