Portage County, Wisconsin Genealogy

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{{Wisconsin-stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Wisconsin|Wisconsin]] > Portage County'' [[Image:WI Portage.png|thumb|right|475px]]  
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{{Wisconsin-stub}} [[United States|United States ]] > [[Wisconsin|Wisconsin]] > Portage County [[Image:WI Portage.png|thumb|right|475px]]  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== Historical Facts ==
 
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== History ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
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'''1836--'''Portage County was created 7 December 1836&nbsp;from [[Brown County, Wisconsin|Brown]], [[Crawford County, Wisconsin|Crawford]], [[Iowa County, Wisconsin|Iowa]] and[[Milwaukee County, Wisconsin|Milwaukee]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Stevens Point <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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1836--Portage County was created 7 December 1836&nbsp;from [[Brown County, Wisconsin|Brown]], [[Crawford County, Wisconsin|Crawford]], [[Iowa County, Wisconsin|Iowa]] and[[Milwaukee County, Wisconsin|Milwaukee]] Counties.<br>County seat: Stevens Point <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
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'''''1855 Wisconsin State Census—''''' Free searchable index to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443825 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>  
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1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443825 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>  
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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>  
  
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Revision as of 17:18, 26 March 2012

United States  > Wisconsin > Portage County
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Contents

Historical Facts

Parent County

1836--Portage County was created 7 December 1836 from Brown, Crawford, Iowa andMilwaukee Counties.
County seat: Stevens Point [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

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

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