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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wisconsin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Milwaukee County'''
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
== History ==
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[http://county.milwaukee.gov/Milwaukee%20County7699.htm Milwaukee County Courthouse]<br>901 N 9th Street<br>Milwaukee, WI 53233<br>Phone: 414.278.4987 <br><br>Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, and death records, <br>land records from 1835; Register in Probate has probate <br>records from 1838<ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 758 Milwaukee County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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== Historical Facts ==
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1834--'''Milwaukee County was created from Brown and Iowa Counties. '''County seat:''' Milwaukee <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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1834--Milwaukee County was created 6 September 1834&nbsp;from [[Brown County, Wisconsin|Brown]] and [[Iowa County, Wisconsin|Iowa]] Counties.<br>County seat: Milwaukee <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Ozaukee County, Wisconsin|Ozaukee]]
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*[[Racine County, Wisconsin|Racine]]
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*[[Washington County, Wisconsin|Washington]]
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*[[Waukesha County, Wisconsin|Waukesha]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Bible Records  ====
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==== Biography  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church ====
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===== Catholic Cemeteries =====
  
==== Court  ====
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A [http://www.cemeteries.org/genealogy.asp database of&nbsp;many Catholic cemeteries] for Milwaukee
  
==== Land  ====
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can be found at the Archdiocese of Milwaukee Catholic cemeteries website.
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Census  ====
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<blockquote>Wisconsin State Census— The following Winconsin state censuses are digitized, indexed, and available on-line at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org]:&nbsp; [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1443825 1855], [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1443778 1875], [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1443713 1885], [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1443712 1895], and [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1443899 1905].&nbsp; <br></blockquote>
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==== Church History and Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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[http://www.fold3.com Fold3.com] ($) has [http://www.fold3.com/title_663/city_directories_milwaukee Milwaukee City Directories 1861-1892] (3 yrs. missing) available online. The collection is part of Fold3.com's "premium content" which requires a subscription to view, or can be viewed for free at a [[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers|Family History Center]].<br>
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==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
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===== Germans  =====
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Archives, Libraries, and Museums<br>Biographies<br>Church Records<br>Cemetery Records<br>Court Records<br>Histories<br>Immigration/emigration/migration<br>Maps<br>Newspapers<br>Societies
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Volga Germans had many&nbsp;settlements in Racine county. To find out more about [http://www.webbitt.com/volga/usa-settle-list.html Volga Germans] click here. This site gives resources to help you with your Volga German research, including a [http://www.webbitt.com/volga/mail-list.html mailing list] to help you communicate with others in the same ethnic group. They have indexed and made searchable over 100,000 names. You can search by name or village name and the search leads you to sites where that name or village can be found.
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[http://www.milwaukeehistory.net/research/genealogical-historical-research-collections-2/ The Milwaukee Historical Society] has many useful records that may help you in your German or other nationality research.
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The record types available here are:
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*Civil War Rosters
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*Jail records
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*Marriage record index
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*Manuscripts
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*Newspapers
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*Naturalization
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*School census record
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*Territorial census records
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*Ordination records of church clergy
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*Published histories
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Migration  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
 
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==== Probate  ====
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==== Probate Records  ====
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===== Archives, Libraries and Museums  =====
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Milwaukee Public Library
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814 W. Wisconsin Avenue<br>Milwaukee, WI 53233<br>(414) 286-3000<br>
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See the library's [http://www.mpl.org/file/hum_genealogy.htm Genealogy page] for online and other collections.
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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==== Voting Registers  ====
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=200801&subject_disp=Wisconsin%2C+Milwaukee&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*[http://www.wisconsin-genealogy.com/Milwaukee-County-Genealogy.htm Milwaukee County Genealogy] (Wisconsin Genealogy)
  
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Milwaukee County Courthouse
901 N 9th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Phone: 414.278.4987

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, and death records,
land records from 1835; Register in Probate has probate
records from 1838[1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1834--Milwaukee County was created 6 September 1834 from Brown and Iowa Counties.
County seat: Milwaukee [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Catholic Cemeteries

A database of many Catholic cemeteries for Milwaukee

can be found at the Archdiocese of Milwaukee Catholic cemeteries website.

Census

Wisconsin State Census— The following Winconsin state censuses are digitized, indexed, and available on-line at FamilySearch.org1855, 1875, 1885, 1895, and 1905

Church History and Records

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Fold3.com ($) has Milwaukee City Directories 1861-1892 (3 yrs. missing) available online. The collection is part of Fold3.com's "premium content" which requires a subscription to view, or can be viewed for free at a Family History Center.

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Biographies
Church Records
Cemetery Records
Court Records
Histories
Immigration/emigration/migration
Maps
Newspapers
Societies

Volga Germans had many settlements in Racine county. To find out more about Volga Germans click here. This site gives resources to help you with your Volga German research, including a mailing list to help you communicate with others in the same ethnic group. They have indexed and made searchable over 100,000 names. You can search by name or village name and the search leads you to sites where that name or village can be found.

The Milwaukee Historical Society has many useful records that may help you in your German or other nationality research.

The record types available here are:

  • Civil War Rosters
  • Jail records
  • Marriage record index
  • Manuscripts
  • Newspapers
  • Naturalization
  • School census record
  • Territorial census records
  • Ordination records of church clergy
  • Published histories

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Milwaukee Public Library

814 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53233
(414) 286-3000

See the library's Genealogy page for online and other collections.

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 758 Milwaukee County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).