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Guide to '''Burnett 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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== County Courthouse ==
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| seat = [[Siren, Wisconsin|Siren]]
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[http://www.burnettcounty.com/index.aspx?nid=238 Burnett County Courthouse]<br>7410 County Road K<br>Siren, WI 54872;<br>Phone: 715.349.2173 <br>}}
  
[http://www.burnettcounty.com/index.aspx?nid=238 Burnett County Courthouse]<br>7410 County Road K<br>Siren, WI 54872;<br>Phone: 715.349.2173 <br><br>Register&nbsp;of Deeds has birth, marriage, death records from 1861, <br>burial records, land records from 1856 and military discharge <br>records from 1919;&nbsp;Clerk Circuit Court&nbsp;has divorce, court and&nbsp;<br>naturalization&nbsp;records from 1856;&nbsp;Probate Court &nbsp;has probate<br>records from 1856<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Burnett County, Wisconsin, p.755</ref> 
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== Historical Facts  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
  
1856--Burnett County was&nbsp;created 31 March 1856&nbsp;from [[Polk County, Wisconsin|Polk<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1230932528546_215" />]] and [[Douglas County, Wisconsin|Douglas]] Counties. County seat: Siren <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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=== County Information ===
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
  
==== Record Loss ====
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==== Burnett County, Wisconsin Record Dates ====
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
== Places / Localities  ==
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1856--Burnett County was&nbsp;created 31 March 1856&nbsp;from [[Polk County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Polk<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1230932528546_215" />]] and [[Douglas County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Douglas]] Counties. County seat: Siren <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
  
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== 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.
  
*[[Barron County, Wisconsin|Barron]]
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[[Image:{{WI Burnett County, Wisconsin Clickable Neighbors}}]]
*[[Chisago County, Minnesota|Chisago County, Minnesota]]
 
*[[Douglas County, Wisconsin|Douglas]]
 
*[[Pine County, Minnesota|Pine County, Minnesota]]
 
*[[Polk County, Wisconsin|Polk]]
 
*[[Washburn County, Wisconsin|Washburn]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
  
==== Bible Records ====
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[[Barron County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Barron]] {{•}}  
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[[Chisago County, Minnesota Genealogy|Chisago County, Minnesota]] {{•}} 
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[[Douglas County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Douglas]] {{•}} 
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[[Pine County, Minnesota Genealogy|Pine County, Minnesota]] {{•}} 
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[[Polk County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Polk]] {{•}} 
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[[Washburn County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Washburn]]
  
==== Biography ====
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==== Record Loss ====
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
==== Census ====
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=== Resources ===
  
*1855 Wisconsin State Census &nbsp; [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443825 FamilySearch Record Search]&nbsp; Browse unindexed images.&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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==== Bible Records  ====
  
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==== Biographies  ====
  
*1875 Wisconsin State Census &nbsp; [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443778 FamilySearch Record Search]&nbsp; Browse unindexed images.&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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==== Business Records  ====
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*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; Browse unindexed images.&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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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=51&GScnty=2998&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=51&CScnty=2998 Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://wigenweb.org/burnett/cemeteries/cemeteries.html WIGenWeb]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Burnett+Wisconsin&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Wisconsin&county=Burnett&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/cemetery/burnett.html WIGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/wisconsin/burnet.htm WITombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/wi/burnett.htm Interment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=23109&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=32&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |[https://billiongraves.com/pages/search/# Billion Graves]
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==== Census Records  ====
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1947 - [http://wigenweb.org/burnett/census/1947farm.html A Compilation of Burnett Co. Farmers] WIGenWeb Project
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=====State Census=====
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*'''1855''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1443825?collectionNameFilter=false 1855 Wisconsin State Census] This census includes name of head of family; other individuals in the household are identified by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.
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*'''1865''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2058670?collectionNameFilter=false 1865 Wisconsin State Census] Name index and images of the 1865 State Census which names the head of household. Most records have been destroyed but schedules exist for the following counties: Dunn, Green, Jackson, Kewaunee, Ozaukee, and Sheboygan.
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*'''1875''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1443778?collectionNameFilter=false 1875 Wisconsin State Census] Identifies head of household by name.
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*'''1885''' - {{RecordSearch|1443713|Wisconsin State Census, 1885}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images. 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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*'''1895''' - {{RecordSearch|1443712|Wisconsin State Census, 1895}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images. Identifies head of household by name. Other information is statistical.
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*'''1905''' - {{RecordSearch|1443899|Wisconsin State Census, 1905}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — Name index and images of population. Enumerates by name all inhabitants.
  
*1895 Wisconsin State Census &nbsp; [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443712 FamilySearch Record Search]&nbsp; Browse unindexed images.&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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=====Federal Census=====
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*'''1860''' - [http://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/wi/burnett/1860/pg0415a.txt Burnett, Wisconsin] USGenWeb Archives
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*'''1870''' - [http://wigenweb.org/burnett/census/1870census.html Federal Census, Burnett County] WIGenWeb Project
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*'''1890''' - [http://wigenweb.org/burnett/census/1890veterans.html Special Schedule - Surviving Soldiers, Sailors and Marines, and Widows, etc.] WIGenWeb Project
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*'''1910''' - [http://wigenweb.org/burnett/census/1910.html Index of Names of Residents in the Town of Scott] WIGenWeb Project
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*'''1910''' - [http://wigenweb.org/burnett/census/1910headhousehold.html Burnett County - Head of Household Index And Others in Households with Different Surnames] WIGenWeb Project
  
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==== Church Records  ====
  
*1905 Wisconsin State Census&nbsp; [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1443899 FamilySearch Record Search]&nbsp; Browse unindexed images.&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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===== Lutheran  =====
  
==== Church History and Records  ====
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:*Records of the [https://www.archives.com/search/ancestor/results?FirstName=American%20Lutheran&LastName=church&Country=United%20States&Region=Wisconsin&cert=False American Lutheran Church, Grantsburg,] in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com. ($).
  
 
==== Court Records  ====
 
==== Court Records  ====
 
==== Crime and Criminals  ====
 
  
 
==== Directories  ====
 
==== Directories  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/burnett/directories/patronai.txt 1915 Patron Reference Directory of Burnett Co., A-I] USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/burnett/directories/patronjr.txt 1915 Patron Reference Directory of Burnett Co., J-R] USGenWeb Archives
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/burnett/directories/patronsz.txt 1915 Patron Reference Directory of Burnett Co., S-Z] USGenWeb Archives
  
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
===== Germans =====
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==== Ethnic and Religious Groups ====
  
 
==== Gazetteers  ====
 
==== Gazetteers  ====
  
==== Genealogy ====
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==== Genealogies ====
  
==== History ====
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==== Histories ====
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===== Local Histories  =====
  
 
==== Land and Property  ====
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
==== Migration  ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps of Wisconsin]
  
==== Military History and Records  ====
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==== Military Records  ====
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===== ''Civil War''  =====
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===== ''World War I (The Great War), 1914-1918''  =====
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===== ''World War II, 1941-1945''  =====
  
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
 
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==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
  
==== Periodicals ====
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==== Probate Records ====
  
==== Probate ====
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'''Online Records'''
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*'''1800 – 1987''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9088 Wisconsin Wills and Probate Records 1800-1987] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — images and index $
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*'''1848 – 1948''' {{RecordSearch|1874190|Wisconsin Probate Estate Files 1848-1948}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
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==== Public Records ====
  
 
==== Repositories  ====
 
==== Repositories  ====
  
===== Archives, Libraries and Museums =====
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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]
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===== Courthouse  =====
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===== Archives =====
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===== Libraries  =====
  
===== County Courthouse =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies =====
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'''Grantsburg Area Historical Society'''<br> P O Box 35<br> Grantsburg, WI 54840<br>Telephone: 715-463-5660 or 715-689-2374<br>E-mail:[mailto:gahsmail@grantsburgtelcom.net gahsmail@grantsburgtelcom.net]<br>[http://grantsburgareahistoricalsociety.weebly.com/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Burnett County Historical Society'''<br>8500 County Road U<br>Danbury, WI, 54830-9351<br>Telephone: 715-866-8890<br> Fax: 715-866-8081<br>E-mail:[mailto:fahp@centurytel.net fahp@centurytel.net]<br>[http://www.theforts.org/research-library.html Website]<br><br>
  
 
===== Family History Centers  =====
 
===== Family History Centers  =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
  
==== Societies ====
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==== School Records ====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Birth  =====
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[http://www.burnettcounty.com/index.aspx?nid=238 Burnett County Clerk]<br>7410 County Road K<br>Siren, WI 54872;<br>Phone: 715.349.2173 <br><br>
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[http://www.burnettcounty.com/index.aspx?nid=71 Register&nbsp;of Deeds] has birth, marriage, death records from 1861, <br>burial records, land records from 1856 and military discharge <br>records from 1919<br>[http://www.burnettcounty.com/index.aspx?nid=238  Clerk of Courts] has divorce, court and&nbsp;<br>naturalization&nbsp;records from 1856<br>[http://www.burnettcounty.com/index.aspx?nid=474 Register in Probate] has probate<br>records from 1856<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002)Burnett County, Wisconsin, p.755</ref>
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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<br>
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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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*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<br>
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*1973 - 1997 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8744 Wisconsin Marriages, 1973-1997] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index/images $
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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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*1820 - 1907 {{RecordSearch|1940759|Wisconsin, Death Index, 1820-1907}} 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
  
==== Voting Registers ====
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==== Voter Registration ====
  
== Web Sites  ==
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==== Web Sites  ====
  
*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Burnett|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/burnett-county/ Burnett 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+Burnett|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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*[http://wigenweb.org/burnett/ Burnett County, USGenWeb project]
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Latest revision as of 02:19, 15 March 2017

United States
Wisconsin
Burnett County


Guide to Burnett 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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Burnett County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 31, 1856
County Seat Siren
Courthouse
Address Burnett County Courthouse
7410 County Road K
Siren, WI 54872;
Phone: 715.349.2173


WI Burnett.png



County Information

Burnett County, Wisconsin Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1860 1866 1868


Historical Facts

1856--Burnett County was created 31 March 1856 from Polk and Douglas Counties. County seat: Siren [1]

Populated Places

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.

WI BURNETT.JPG

Neighboring Counties

Barron  • Chisago County, Minnesota  • Douglas  • Pine County, Minnesota  • Polk  • Washburn

Record Loss

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

Resources

Bible Records

Biographies

Business Records

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
WITombstone Project
Interment
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Wisconsin Cemeteries for more information.

Census Records

1947 - A Compilation of Burnett Co. Farmers WIGenWeb Project

State Census
  • 1855 - 1855 Wisconsin State Census This census includes name of head of family; other individuals in the household are identified by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.
  • 1865 - 1865 Wisconsin State Census Name index and images of the 1865 State Census which names the head of household. Most records have been destroyed but schedules exist for the following counties: Dunn, Green, Jackson, Kewaunee, Ozaukee, and Sheboygan.
  • 1875 - 1875 Wisconsin State Census Identifies head of household by name.
  • 1885 - Wisconsin State Census, 1885 at FamilySearch — index and images. 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.
  • 1895 - Wisconsin State Census, 1895 at FamilySearch — index and images. Identifies head of household by name. Other information is statistical.
  • 1905 - Wisconsin State Census, 1905 at FamilySearch — Name index and images of population. Enumerates by name all inhabitants.
Federal Census

Church Records

Lutheran

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

Online Records

Public Records

Repositories

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

Courthouse
Archives
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Grantsburg Area Historical Society
P O Box 35
Grantsburg, WI 54840
Telephone: 715-463-5660 or 715-689-2374
E-mail:gahsmail@grantsburgtelcom.net
Website

Burnett County Historical Society
8500 County Road U
Danbury, WI, 54830-9351
Telephone: 715-866-8890
Fax: 715-866-8081
E-mail:fahp@centurytel.net
Website

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.

School Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Burnett County Clerk
7410 County Road K
Siren, WI 54872;
Phone: 715.349.2173

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death records from 1861,
burial records, land records from 1856 and military discharge
records from 1919
Clerk of Courts has divorce, court and 
naturalization records from 1856
Register in Probate has probate
records from 1856[2]

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Divorce Records

1965 - 1984 Wisconsin, Divorce Index, 1965-1984 at FamilySearch.org — index

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)Burnett County, Wisconsin, p.755