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Guide to '''Brown County Wisconsin genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
 
Guide to '''Brown County Wisconsin genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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| building address = [http://www.co.brown.wi.us/departments/?department=6b052f1617e8 Brown County Courthouse]<br>305 E Walnut Street<br>PO Box 23600<br>Green Bay, WI 54305-3600<br>Phone: 920.448.4016<br>}}
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
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Name Searchable Index Available online at:&nbsp; http://webapps.uwgb.edu/collections/<br>Citizenship Record Request form located on our website at:&nbsp; http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/
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Revision as of 00:25, 19 April 2013

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Guide to Brown County Wisconsin genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Online Records



Brown County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded October 26, 1818
County Seat Green Bay
Courthouse
Address Brown County Courthouse
305 E Walnut Street
PO Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54305-3600
Phone: 920.448.4016


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County Courthouse

Brown County Courthouse
305 E Walnut Street
PO Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54305-3600
Phone: 920.448.4016

Register of Deeds has birth records from 1846,
marriage records from 1821, death records from 1834
and land records; Clerk Court has divorce and court
records from 1832; Register in Probate has probate
records from 1828; see Michigan for 1820-1830 census[1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1818--Brown County was created 26 October 1818 from Michigan Territory.  County seat: Green Bay [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free Internet unindexed images to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search – Pilot Site. 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  FamilySearch Record Search  Browse unindexed images.  Identifies by name of head of household.  Other information is statistical and identifies the rest of the household by race, gender and country of birth.


Church History and Records

Court Records 

Circuit Court case files from 1823 - 1939 are available at:

Archives & Area Research Center

Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

2420 Nicolet Dr.

Green Bay, WI  54311-7001

Phone:  (920) 465-2539

E-mail:  archives@uwgb.edu

Website:  www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/

Facebook:  University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives & Area Research Center
Circuit Court Look-Up Request form available at:  http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property 

General Index to Deeds and Mortgages, 1820 - 1873

Deeds & Mortgages, 1820 - 1902

Tax Rolls, 1859 - 1980  available at:

Archives & Area Research Center

Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

2420 Nicolet Dr.

Green Bay, WI  54311-7001

Phone:  (920) 465-2539

E-mail:  archives@uwgb.edu

Website:  www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/

Facebook:  University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives & Area Research Center

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship 

Records 1829 - 1984 are housed at:

Archives & Area Research Center

Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

2420 Nicolet Dr.

Green Bay, WI  54311-7001

Phone:  (920) 465-2539

E-mail:  archives@uwgb.edu

Website:  www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/

Facebook:  University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives & Area Research Center

Name Searchable Index Available online at:  http://webapps.uwgb.edu/collections/
Citizenship Record Request form located on our website at:  http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records 

Records 1821 - 1976 available at:

Archives & Area Research Center

Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

2420 Nicolet Dr.

Green Bay, WI  54311-7001

Phone:  (920) 465-2539

E-mail:  archives@uwgb.edu

Website:  www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/

Facebook:  University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives & Area Research Center

Name Searchable Index Available online at:  http://webapps.uwgb.edu/collections/
Probate Record Request form located on our website at:  http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/

Repositories

Archives, Libraries and Museums

Archives & Area Research Center

Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

2420 Nicolet Dr.

Green Bay, WI  54311-7001

Phone:  (920) 465-2539

E-mail:  archives@uwgb.edu

Website:  www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/

Facebook:  University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives & Area Research Center

County Courthouse
Family History Centers

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Pre-1907 Birth, Death, and Marriage registrations available at:

Archives & Area Research Center
Cofrin Library, University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Dr.
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001
Phone: (920) 465-2539
E-mail: archives@uwgb.edu
Website: www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/
Facebook: University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives & Area Research Center
Birth, Death, and Marriage Request Forms available at:  http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/
 

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Voting Registers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Brown County, Wisconsin, p.755
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).