St. Croix County, Wisconsin Genealogy

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St. Croix County


Guide to St. Croix 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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St. Croix County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 11, 1848
County Seat Hudson
Courthouse
Address St. Croix County Courthouse
1101 Carmichael Road
Hudson, Wi 54016
Phone: 715.386.4609
St Croix County Website
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County Information

St. Croix County, Wisconsin Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1858 1852 1840 1849 1849


County County Courthouse

St Croix County Courthouse
1101 Carmichael Road
Hudson, Wi 54016
Phone: 715.386.4609

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and land records;
Clerk Circuit Court has divorce and court records;
Register in Probate has probate records[1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1840--St. Croix County was created 9 January 1840 from Crawford County.  County seat: Hudson [2]

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

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Barron  • Dunn  • Pierce  • Polk  • Washington County, Minnesota

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Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
WIGenWeb WorldCat Billion Graves
WIGenWeb Archives
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Wisconsin Cemeteries for more information.

Census

State Census

Church History and Records

Lutheran

First Lutheran Church, New Richmond

  • Records of the First Lutheran Church, New Richmond, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Glenwood City

  • Records of Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Glenwood City, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Star Prairie

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Star Prairie, 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 St. Croix 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 St. Croix County.

- 2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Company D
- 14th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company H with men from the town of Forest, which is found in Fond du Lac County, Richland County, St. Croix County or Vernon County

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Online Records

Repositories

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

Archives, Libraries and Museums
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 Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Societies

St Croix County Historical Society
1104 Third Street
Hudson, WI 54016
Telephone: 715-386-2654
Website

Area Research Center - University of Wisconsin - River Falls
Chalmer Davee Library, University of Wisconsin-River Falls
120 Cascade Avenue
River Falls, WI 54022
Telephone: 715/425-3567
Website

New Richmond Heritage Center
1100 Heritage Dr
New Richmond, WI 54017
Telephone: 715-246-3276
Website

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Divorce Records
Death Records

Voting Registers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 759 St Croix Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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