Wisconsin County Naturalization Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)/Known Issues

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Known Issues

NOTE: For a way to determine what digital records are likely to be found within a collection or how to find missing images elsewhere, see Article 56000, Using Film Notes in the Catalog to determine the content of a final browse point in Historical Records.

NOTE: Most missing records are available on microfilm. See Ordering Microfilm or Microfiche for instructions on ordering microfilm as well as finding a local FamilySearch Center where you can view the films.

Question #1: Some records are missing. Where can they be viewed?
Answer #1: See answers below for information about known missing records and their respective film numbers, if available, or alternate online location:

  • Dodge > Declarations of intention 1865 records are found in Door > Declarations of intention 1865.
  • Douglas > Declarations of intention 1936-1939 vol 17, no 5239-5638 only includes records No 5239-5441 and years 1936-1938; the remaining records 5442-5638 are contained on Film 1940294 Item 1.
  • La Crosse > Petitions for naturalization and petition evidence 1917-1920 vol 4, no 501-750 is not missing images; they are just out of order … image 1 starts with No. 528, page 28. The Index pages and petitions 501-527 are from a previous film. The images have been added at the end of this browse point and are located on images 740-852. The indexes are on images 740-767, Petitions 501-528 are on images 768-852.
  • La Crosse > Petitions for naturalization and petition evidence 1920-1926 vol 5, no 751-1000 is not missing images; they are just out of order … image 1 starts with No 784, page 34. The index pages and petitions 751-783 were on a previous film and were added at the end of the browse point. They are located on images 746-878. The indexes are on images 746-771, Petitions 751-783 are on images 772-878.

Question #2: The Event Type and Year Range (browse point) title does not properly reflect the actual digital record content. Is there a way to determine what digital records are likely to be found within a collection?
Answer #2: The following list of known browse point discrepancies describes the event type or year range that actually exist in this collection:

  • Door > Declarations of intention 1865 belong under Dodge County,

If you encounter additional problems with this collection, feel free to report them at support@familysearch.org. Please include the following information:

  • If browsing this collection: please include the full path you followed to where the problem occurred. The browse path is located above the Image viewer window.
    For example: Wisconsin, County Naturalization Records, 1807-1992 > Door > Declarations of intention 1865 > Image 2 of 113
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