Manitowoc County, Wisconsin Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki

(Difference between revisions)
m (add links to FHC's)
Line 30: Line 30:
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
''''1850 U.S. Federal Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org
+
''''1850 U.S. Federal Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org'''
  
 
'''''1855 Wisconsin State Census—''''' Free unindexed Internet images to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1443825;t=browsable;w=0 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.<br>  
 
'''''1855 Wisconsin State Census—''''' Free unindexed Internet images to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the [http://pilot.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;c=1443825;t=browsable;w=0 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.<br>  
  
1860 U.S. Federal Census -&nbsp;Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org1865 WIsconsin State Census - Only partial records are available.
+
1860 U.S. Federal Census -&nbsp;Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org1865 WIsconsin State Census - Only partial records are available.  
  
1870 U.S. Federal Census -&nbsp;Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org
+
1870 U.S. Federal Census -&nbsp;Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org  
  
1875 Wisconsin State Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org
+
1875 Wisconsin State Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org  
  
1880 U.S. Federal Census -&nbsp;Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org
+
1880 U.S. Federal Census -&nbsp;Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org  
  
1885 Wisconsin State Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org
+
1885 Wisconsin State Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org  
  
1890 U.S. Federal Census - Records were destroyed by fire and are not avaiable for Manitowoc County.
+
1890 U.S. Federal Census - Records were destroyed by fire and are not avaiable for Manitowoc County.  
  
1895 Wisconsin State Census -&nbsp;Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org<br>
+
1895 Wisconsin State Census -&nbsp;Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org<br>  
  
1900 U.S. Federal Census -&nbsp;Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org
+
1900 U.S. Federal Census -&nbsp;Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org  
  
1905 Wisconsin State Census -&nbsp;Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org
+
1905 Wisconsin State Census -&nbsp;Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org  
  
1910 U.S. Federal Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org
+
1910 U.S. Federal Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org  
  
1920&nbsp;U.S. Federal Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org
+
1920&nbsp;U.S. Federal Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org  
  
1930&nbsp;U.S. Federal Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org
+
1930&nbsp;U.S. Federal Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org  
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
Catholic church records for Manitowoc County churches can be found at the Green Bay Diocese Archives.
+
Catholic church records for Manitowoc County churches can be found at the Green Bay Diocese Archives.  
  
 
==== Court  ====
 
==== Court  ====
Line 70: Line 70:
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
Plat maps for Manitowoc County are available for 1872, 1893, and 1920. &nbsp;These maps can be found at the Manitowoc Public Library.
+
Plat maps for Manitowoc County are available for 1872, 1893, and 1920. &nbsp;These maps can be found at the Manitowoc Public Library.  
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
Line 76: Line 76:
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
Many Manitowoc County newspapers can be found at the Manitowoc Public Library. &nbsp;Further newspapers can be found at the Wisconsin Historical Society in Madison.
+
Many Manitowoc County newspapers can be found at the [http://www.manitowoclibrary.org/en-us/manitowoc/history/default.aspx Manitowoc Public Library]. &nbsp;Further newspapers can be found at the Wisconsin Historical Society in Madison.  
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
Probate records for Manitowoc County are located at the courthouse in the city of Manitowoc. &nbsp;An card file index is also available. &nbsp;
+
Probate records for Manitowoc County are located at the courthouse in the city of Manitowoc. &nbsp;An card file index is also available. &nbsp;  
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
Tax rolls for Manitowoc County are located at the Green Bay Area Research Center.
+
Tax rolls for Manitowoc County are located at the Green Bay Area Research Center.  
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
Line 90: Line 90:
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
+
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
+
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Manitowoc Wisconsin Family History Center]]
 
*[[Manitowoc Wisconsin Family History Center]]
 +
 +
==== Public Libraries ====
 +
 +
*[http://www.manitowoclibrary.org/en-us/manitowoc/history/default.aspx Manitowoc Public Library].&nbsp;
 +
 +
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==

Revision as of 21:44, 4 February 2012

United States  > Wisconsin > Manitowoc County
WI Manitowoc.png

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1836--Manitowoc County was created 7 December 1836 from Brown County. County seat: Manitowoc [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

'1850 U.S. Federal Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org

1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free unindexed Internet 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.

1860 U.S. Federal Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org1865 WIsconsin State Census - Only partial records are available.

1870 U.S. Federal Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org

1875 Wisconsin State Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org

1880 U.S. Federal Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org

1885 Wisconsin State Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org

1890 U.S. Federal Census - Records were destroyed by fire and are not avaiable for Manitowoc County.

1895 Wisconsin State Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org

1900 U.S. Federal Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org

1905 Wisconsin State Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org

1910 U.S. Federal Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org

1920 U.S. Federal Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org

1930 U.S. Federal Census - Indexed records can be found on Familysearch.org

Church

Catholic church records for Manitowoc County churches can be found at the Green Bay Diocese Archives.

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Plat maps for Manitowoc County are available for 1872, 1893, and 1920.  These maps can be found at the Manitowoc Public Library.

Military

Newspapers

Many Manitowoc County newspapers can be found at the Manitowoc Public Library.  Further newspapers can be found at the Wisconsin Historical Society in Madison.

Probate

Probate records for Manitowoc County are located at the courthouse in the city of Manitowoc.  An card file index is also available.  

Taxation

Tax rolls for Manitowoc County are located at the Green Bay Area Research Center.

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Public Libraries


Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).