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== County Courthouse  ==
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wisconsin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Kenosha County'''
  
{{Wisconsin-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Wisconsin|Wisconsin]] > Kenosha County''  
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Guide to '''Kenosha County Wisconsin genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
<br>Kenosha County Courthouse<br>1010 56th Street<br>Kenosha, WI 53140; <br>Phone. 262.653.2552<br>
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1900; <br>Register of Deeds has land records; <br>Register in Probate has probate records <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 757 Kenosha County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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| county = Kenosha County
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| state = Wisconsin
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| founded year = 1850
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| founded date = January 30
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| seat = Kenosha
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| building address = <br>[http://www.co.kenosha.wi.us/ Kenosha County Courthouse]<br>1010 56th Street<br>Kenosha, WI 53140; <br>Phone. 262.653.2552<br> }}
  
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
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<br>[http://www.co.kenosha.wi.us/ Kenosha County Courthouse]<br>1010 56th Street<br>Kenosha, WI 53140; <br>Phone. 262.653.2552<br>
  
 
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1900; <br>Register of Deeds has land records; <br>Register in Probate has probate records <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 757 Kenosha County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
 
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== Historical Facts  ==
 
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1885 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1885 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443713 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— Free searchable index to the 1885 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443713 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>  
  
==== Church History and Records  ====
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===== Lutheran =====
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:*Records of the American Lutheran Church, Salem, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
 
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Civil War service men from Kenosha County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are many companies or regiments that were formed from men of Kenosha County. <br>
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry]], Company G <br>
  
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====

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United States Gotoarrow.png Wisconsin Gotoarrow.png Kenosha County

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

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Online Records


Kenosha County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 30, 1850
County Seat Kenosha
Courthouse
Address
Kenosha County Courthouse
1010 56th Street
Kenosha, WI 53140;
Phone. 262.653.2552

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Contents

County Courthouse


Kenosha County Courthouse
1010 56th Street
Kenosha, WI 53140;
Phone. 262.653.2552

County Clerk has marriage records from 1900;
Register of Deeds has land records;
Register in Probate has probate records [1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1850--Kenosha County was created 30 January 1850 fromRacine County.  County seat: Kenosha [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index 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— Free searchable index to the 1885 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.

Church History and Records

Lutheran
  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Salem, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Kenosha County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are many companies or regiments that were formed from men of Kenosha County.

- 2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Company G

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