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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Wisconsin|Wisconsin]] > Forest County'' [[Image:WI Forest.png|thumb|right|475px|Forest County, Wisconsin in red.]]  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wisconsin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Forest County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History ==
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[http://www.co.forest.wi.gov/ Forest County Courthouse]<br>200 E Madison Street<br>Crandon, WI 54520<br>Phone: 715.478.2422 <br><br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death <br>and land records from 1885; Clerk Court has <br>divorce and court records; Register in Probate<br>has probate records<ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 757 Forest County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== Historical Facts ==
  
 
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'''1885--'''Forest County was created 11 April 1885&nbsp;from[[Langlade County, Wisconsin|Langlade]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Crandon <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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1885--Forest County was created 11 April 1885&nbsp;from[[Langlade County, Wisconsin|Langlade]] County.&nbsp; County seat: Crandon <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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The Crandon Public Library in the city of Crandon has made an [http://www.crandonpl.org/?page_id=325 obituary database ]on its website. This index was begun by local and library volunteers and converted to an online database by the library. The index currently covers the years from 1909 – 1923, 2001 – 2003, and 2005. This is an ongoing project. There are nearly 1,800 records in the index. The data fields include last name, first name, age, newspaper, and date of publication. Click on the column header to sort the records.<br>
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Enter a surname in the search box to bring up a list of individuals with that name. You may request a copy of the obituary from the library for a small fee. As noted on the website, you may also request a copy of an obituary for someone who died in years not included in the index, if you have an approximate date of death.<br>
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Copies of the obituaries are available from the library.
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=200673&subject_disp=Wisconsin%2C+Forest&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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Contents

County Courthouse

Forest County Courthouse
200 E Madison Street
Crandon, WI 54520
Phone: 715.478.2422

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death
and land records from 1885; Clerk Court has
divorce and court records; Register in Probate
has probate records[1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1885--Forest County was created 11 April 1885 fromLanglade County.  County seat: Crandon [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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

The Crandon Public Library in the city of Crandon has made an obituary database on its website. This index was begun by local and library volunteers and converted to an online database by the library. The index currently covers the years from 1909 – 1923, 2001 – 2003, and 2005. This is an ongoing project. There are nearly 1,800 records in the index. The data fields include last name, first name, age, newspaper, and date of publication. Click on the column header to sort the records.

Enter a surname in the search box to bring up a list of individuals with that name. You may request a copy of the obituary from the library for a small fee. As noted on the website, you may also request a copy of an obituary for someone who died in years not included in the index, if you have an approximate date of death.

Copies of the obituaries are available from the library.

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. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 757 Forest County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).