Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Genealogy

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County Courthouse

History

Parent County

1834--Milwaukee County was created 6 September 1834 from Brown andIowa Counties.
County seat: Milwaukee [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

Wisconsin State Census— Free indexes are available at FamilySearch.org to the following Winconsin state censuses:  1855, 1875, 1885, 1895, and 1905.  Each index entry includes the Family History Library film number, which can be used to order the associated film through a local Family History Center.


Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Milwaukee
  • Milwaukee S.

Court

Directories

Fold3.com ($) has Milwaukee City Directories 1861-1892 (3 yrs. missing) available online.

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Societies and Libraries

Milwaukee Public Library

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).