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{{Wisconsin-stub}}[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wisconsin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Rusk County'''
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Guide to '''Rusk County Wisconsin ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wisconsin Genealogy|Wisconsin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Rusk County'''  
  
 
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Rusk County
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| state = Wisconsin
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| founded year = 1901
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| seat = [[Ladysmith, Wisconsin|Ladysmith]]
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| building address = Rusk County Courthouse<br>311 Miner Ave East; <br>Ladysmith, WI 54848-1862<br>Phone: 715.532.2100  <br>[http://www.ruskcounty.org/ Rusk County Courthouse] }}
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=== County Courthouse  ===
 
=== County Courthouse  ===
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RUSK COUNTY REGISTER OF DEEDS 311 Miner Ave E., Suite N 132  
 
RUSK COUNTY REGISTER OF DEEDS 311 Miner Ave E., Suite N 132  
 
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Ladysmith, WI 54848
  Ladysmith, WI 54848
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Web site: www.ruskcounty.org PHONE:(715)532-2139 FAX:(715)532-2194  
 
Web site: www.ruskcounty.org PHONE:(715)532-2139 FAX:(715)532-2194  
  
 
== Historical Facts  ==
 
== Historical Facts  ==
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/446904?availability=Family%20History%20Library History of Rusk County, Wisconsin] Map on lining papers. Includes family history index. 1982
  
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
1905 - Rusk County was created 19 June 1905 by the renaming of [[Gates County, Wisconsin|Gates County]]. County seat:&nbsp;Ladysmith <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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1905 - Rusk County was created 19 June 1905 by the renaming of [[Gates County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Gates County]]. County seat:&nbsp;Ladysmith <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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For animated maps illustrating Wisconsin County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ "Rotating Formation Wisconsin County Boundary Maps"] (1790-1961) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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For a list of record loss in Wisconsin Counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/wi-counties/#courthouse Wisconsin Counties with Burned Courthouses]
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Barron County, Wisconsin|Barron]]  
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[[Barron County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Barron]] {{•}} [[Chippewa County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Chippewa]] {{•}} [[Price County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Price]] {{•}} [[Sawyer County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Sawyer]] {{•}} [[Taylor County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Taylor]] {{•}} [[Washburn County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Washburn]]
*[[Chippewa County, Wisconsin|Chippewa]]  
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*[[Price County, Wisconsin|Price]]  
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<center>[[Image:{{WI Rusk County, Wisconsin Clickable Neighbors}}]]</center>
*[[Sawyer County, Wisconsin|Sawyer]]  
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*[[Taylor County, Wisconsin|Taylor]]  
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*[[Washburn County, Wisconsin|Washburn]]
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
==== Church History and Records ====
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==== Church History and Records ====
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*[[Ladysmith,_Wisconsin#Church_Records|Ladysmith]]
  
 
==== Court Records  ====
 
==== Court Records  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
 
==== Genealogy  ====
  
==== History ====
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==== History ====
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*[[Ladysmith,_Wisconsin#History|Ladysmith]]
  
 
==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps of Wisconsin]
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of Rusk County, Wisconsin] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
 
==== Migration  ====
 
==== Migration  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
 
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/wi-society-archive/ Wisconsin Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies]
  
 
===== Archives, Libraries and Museums  =====
 
===== Archives, Libraries and Museums  =====
  
http://www.wisconline.com/counties/rusk/  
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[http://www.wisconline.com/counties/rusk/ Rusk County]
  
 
===== County Courthouse  =====
 
===== County Courthouse  =====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
 
===== Family History Centers  =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
  
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==== Societies  ====
 
==== Societies  ====
  
http://www.wisconline.com/counties/rusk/  
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[http://www.wisconline.com/counties/rusk/ Rusk County]
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Birth  =====
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===== Birth Records  =====
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*1826 - 1926 {{RecordSearch|1708703|Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-1926}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1820 - 1907 {{RecordSearch|1946789|Wisconsin, Birth Index, 1820-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1826 - 1908 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2544 Wisconsin, Births and Christenings Index, 1826-1908] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
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===== Marriage Records  =====
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*1836 - 1930 {{RecordSearch|1708704|Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1973 - 1997 {{RecordSearch|1946794|Wisconsin, Marriage Index, 1973-1997}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1973 - 1997 {{RecordSearch|1946794|Wisconsin, Marriage Index, 1973-1997}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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===== Divorce Records =====
  
===== Marriage  =====
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*1965 - 1984 {{RecordSearch|1967741|Wisconsin, Divorce Index, 1965-1984}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
===== Divorce =====
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===== Death Records =====
  
===== Death =====
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*1867 - 1907 {{RecordSearch|1803975|Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1835 - 1968 {{RecordSearch|1708699|Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1959 - 1997 {{RecordSearch|1947978|Wisconsin, Death Index, 1959-1997}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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*1820 - 1907 {{RecordSearch|1940759|Wisconsin, Death Index, 1820-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
  
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Rusk|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/rusk-county/ Rusk County, WI History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/101958042548356916194 Wisconsin Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/166325933433955/ Wisconsin Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Rusk|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Latest revision as of 04:14, 20 July 2015

Guide to Rusk County Wisconsin ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records



Rusk County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded 1901
County Seat Ladysmith
Courthouse
Address Rusk County Courthouse
311 Miner Ave East;
Ladysmith, WI 54848-1862
Phone: 715.532.2100
Rusk County Courthouse
WI Rusk.png

Contents

County Courthouse

Rusk County Courthouse
311 Miner Ave East;
Ladysmith, WI 54848-1862
Phone: 715.532.2100

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death, and land records
from 1872; County Court has divorce, proabte and court records [1]

RUSK COUNTY REGISTER OF DEEDS 311 Miner Ave E., Suite N 132 Ladysmith, WI 54848

Web site: www.ruskcounty.org PHONE:(715)532-2139 FAX:(715)532-2194

Historical Facts

Parent County

1905 - Rusk County was created 19 June 1905 by the renaming of Gates County. County seat: Ladysmith [1]

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Wisconsin County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Wisconsin County Boundary Maps" (1790-1961) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

For a list of record loss in Wisconsin Counties see: Wisconsin Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Barron  • Chippewa  • Price  • Sawyer  • Taylor  • Washburn

WI RUSK.JPG

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

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

See also a List of Wisconsin Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Rusk County

County Courthouse
Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Societies

Rusk County

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Divorce Records
Death Records

Voting Registers

Web Sites

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 759 Rusk County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).

 

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