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[http://www.buffalocounty.com/ Buffalo County Courthouse]<br>407 S 2nd Street<br>Alma Wi 54610<br>Phone: 608-685-6206<br>}}  
 
[http://www.buffalocounty.com/ Buffalo County Courthouse]<br>407 S 2nd Street<br>Alma Wi 54610<br>Phone: 608-685-6206<br>}}  
  
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== County Courthouse<br>  ==
 
 
[http://www.buffalocounty.com/ Buffalo County Courthouse]<br>407 S 2nd Street<br>Alma Wi 54610<br>Phone: 608-685-6206<br><br>
 
 
Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death, burail and <br>land records.&nbsp; Clerk Circuit court has divorce and court <br>records; Register Probate has probate records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Buffalo County, Wisconsin, p.755</ref>
 
 
== Historical Facts  ==
 
 
==== Parent County  ====
 
  
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=== Historical Facts ===
 
1853--Buffalo&nbsp;County was&nbsp;created 6 July 1853&nbsp;from [[Jackson County, Wisconsin|Jackson ]]County. County seat: Alma <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
1853--Buffalo&nbsp;County was&nbsp;created 6 July 1853&nbsp;from [[Jackson County, Wisconsin|Jackson ]]County. County seat: Alma <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
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Cities
 
 
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== Places / Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places ====
 
 
 
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*Alma  
 
*Alma  
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*Mondovi
 
*Mondovi
  
===== Villages =====
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*Cochrane  
 
*Cochrane  
 
*Nelson
 
*Nelson
  
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*Alma  
 
*Alma  
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*Naples  
 
*Naples  
 
*Nelson  
 
*Nelson  
*Waumandee<br>
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*Waumandee
 
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
 
*[[Eau Claire County, Wisconsin|Eau Claire]]  
 
*[[Eau Claire County, Wisconsin|Eau Claire]]  
 
*[[Pepin County, Wisconsin|Pepin]]  
 
*[[Pepin County, Wisconsin|Pepin]]  
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*[[Winona County, Minnesota|Winona County, Minnesota]]
 
*[[Winona County, Minnesota|Winona County, Minnesota]]
  
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==== Bible Records  ====
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Biography  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=2997 FindAGrave.com]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScnty=2997 FindAGrave.com]  
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/wi/buffalo.htm Interment.net]  
 
*[http://www.interment.net/us/wi/buffalo.htm Interment.net]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgenweb/wi/cemetery/buffalo.html USGenWeb Tombstone Photograph Pages]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~usgenweb/wi/cemetery/buffalo.html USGenWeb Tombstone Photograph Pages]
  
==== Census ====
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==== Census Records ====
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*1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free indexed Internet the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be searched 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>
  
*1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free indexed Internet the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be searched 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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*1885 Wisconsin State Census
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[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443713 FamilySearch Record Search]&nbsp; Search indexed census.&nbsp; Identifies by name of head of household.&nbsp;&nbsp;Other information is&nbsp;statistical and identifies the rest of the household by race, gender and country of birth.
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==== Church Records ====
  
*1885 Wisconsin State Census&nbsp; [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443713 FamilySearch Record Search]&nbsp; Search indexed census.&nbsp; Identifies by name of head of household.&nbsp;&nbsp;Other information is&nbsp;statistical and identifies the rest of the household by race, gender and country of birth.<br>
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Church History and Records  ====
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==== Directories ====
  
==== Court Records  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Crime and Criminals  ====
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==== Directories  ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
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==== Genealogies ====
  
===== Germans  =====
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==== Histories ====
  
==== Gazetteers  ====
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===== Local Histories =====
  
==== Genealogy  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== History  ====
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==== Maps ====
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*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of Buffalo County, Wisconsin] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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==== Land and Property  ====
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===== ''Civil War'' =====
  
==== Maps ====
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===== ''World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918'' =====
  
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of Buffalo County, Wisconsin] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
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===== ''World War II, 1941-1945'' =====
  
==== Migration  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
==== Military History and Records  ====
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==== Newspapers ====
  
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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==== Obituaries ====
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate Records ====
  
==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Public Records ====
  
==== Periodicals  ====
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==== Repositories ====
  
==== Probate Records  ====
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===== Courthouse =====
  
==== Repositories  ====
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===== Archives =====
  
===== Archives, Libraries and Museums  =====
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===== Libraries =====
  
===== County Courthouse  =====
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===== Museums =====
  
===== Family History Centers  =====
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===== Societies =====
  
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===== Family History Centers =====
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== School Records ====
  
==== Societies  ====
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==== Taxation ====
  
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records ====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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[http://www.buffalocounty.com/ Buffalo County Courthouse]<br>407 S 2nd Street<br>Alma Wi 54610<br>Phone: 608-685-6206<br><br>
  
===== Birth  =====
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Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death, burial and <br>land records.&nbsp; Clerk Circuit court has divorce and court <br>records; Register Probate has probate records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Buffalo County, Wisconsin, p.755</ref>
  
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===== Birth Records =====
 
[http://birth-certificates.net/wisconsin.htm Birth]  
 
[http://birth-certificates.net/wisconsin.htm Birth]  
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===== Marriage Records =====
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===== Death Records =====
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==== Voter Registration ====
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==== Web Sites ====
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*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Buffalo|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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== References ==
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===== Marriage  =====
 
  
===== Divorce  =====
 
  
===== Death  =====
 
  
==== Voting Registers  ====
 
  
== Web Sites  ==
 
  
*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Buffalo|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
  
== References  ==
 
  
 
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Revision as of 18:02, 22 April 2013

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

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Buffalo County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded July 6, 1853
County Seat Alma
Courthouse
Address Buffalo County Courthouse
407 S 2nd Street
Alma Wi 54610
Phone: 608-685-6206


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Historical Facts

1853--Buffalo County was created 6 July 1853 from Jackson County. County seat: Alma [1]

Populated Places

Cities

  • Alma
  • Buffalo City
  • Fountain City
  • Mondovi

Villages

  • Cochrane
  • Nelson

Towns

  • Alma
  • Belvidere
  • Buffalo
  • Canton
  • Cross
  • Dover
  • Gilmanton
  • Glencoe
  • Lincoln
  • Maxville
  • Milton
  • Modena
  • Mondovi
  • Montana
  • Naples
  • Nelson
  • Waumandee

Boundary Changes

Neighboring Counties

Record Loss

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

Cemeteries

Census Records

  • 1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free indexed Internet the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be searched 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

FamilySearch Record Search  Search indexed census.  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 Records

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogies

Histories

Local Histories

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Civil War
World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918
World War II, 1941-1945

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate Records

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse
Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies
Family History Centers

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Buffalo County Courthouse
407 S 2nd Street
Alma Wi 54610
Phone: 608-685-6206

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death, burial and
land records.  Clerk Circuit court has divorce and court
records; Register Probate has probate records[2]

Birth Records

Birth

Marriage Records
Death Records

Voter Registration

Web Sites

References

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