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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wisconsin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Sauk County'''  
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}}<br>Guide to '''Sauk County Wisconsin ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
Guide to '''Sauk County Wisconsin genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
 
  
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| founded year = 1840
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| founded date = January 11
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| seat = [[Baraboo, Wisconsin|Baraboo]]
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| building address = Sauk County Courthouse<br>505 Broadway <br> Baraboo, WI 53913<br>Phone (608) 356-45581 <br>[http://www.co.sauk.wi.us/ Sauk County Website] }}
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== County Information ==
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==== Sauk County, Wisconsin Record Dates ====
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<center>'''Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Birth]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Marriage]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[#Vital_Records|Death]]'''
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| width="16.6%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | [[#Land and Property|'''Land''']]
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1864
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| width="16.6%" align="center" |1840
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== Historical Facts  ==
 
== Historical Facts  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
1840--Sauk County was created 11 January 1840&nbsp;from[[Crawford County, Wisconsin|Crawford]], [[Dane County, Wisconsin|Dane and]] [[Portage County, Wisconsin|Portage]] Counties.<br>County seat: Baraboo <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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1840--Sauk County was created 11 January 1840&nbsp;from[[Crawford County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Crawford]], [[Dane County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Dane and]] [[Portage County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Portage]] Counties.<br>County seat: Baraboo <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== 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.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
== Places / Localities  ==
 
== Places / Localities  ==
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Adams County, Wisconsin|Adams]]  
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[[Adams County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Adams]] {{•}} [[Columbia County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Columbia]] {{•}} [[Dane County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Dane]] {{•}} &nbsp;[[Iowa County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Iowa]] {{•}} [[Juneau County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Juneau]] {{•}} [[Richland County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Richland]] {{•}} [[Vernon County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Vernon]]
*[[Columbia County, Wisconsin|Columbia]]  
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*[[Dane County, Wisconsin|Dane]]  
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<center>[[Image:{{WI Sauk County, Wisconsin Clickable Neighbors}}]]</center>
*&nbsp;[[Iowa County, Wisconsin|Iowa]]  
 
*[[Juneau County, Wisconsin|Juneau]]  
 
*[[Richland County, Wisconsin|Richland]]  
 
*[[Vernon County, Wisconsin|Vernon]]
 
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Biography  ====
 
==== Biography  ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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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=3048&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave.com]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/cemetery/sauk.html WIGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Sauk+Wisconsin&qt=advanced&dblist=638 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=Sauk&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/wi/sauk.htm Interment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=23159&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=72&stateAbbv=&stateName= EPodunk]
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*[[Baraboo,_Wisconsin#Cemeteries| Baraboo, Wisconsin Cemeteries]]
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== 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.
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==== Church History and Records  ====
  
==== Church History and Records ====
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*[[Baraboo,_Wisconsin#Church_Records| Baraboo, Wisconsin Church Records]]
  
 
===== Lutheran  =====
 
===== Lutheran  =====
  
'''St. John's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg'''
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'''St. John's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg'''  
  
 
:*Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
 
:*Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
  
'''Zion Lutheran Church, Rock Springs'''
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'''Zion Lutheran Church, Rock Springs'''  
  
 
:*Records of Zion Lutheran Church, Rock Springs, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
 
:*Records of Zion Lutheran Church, Rock Springs, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).
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==== Court Records  ====
 
==== Court Records  ====
  
[http://www.co.sauk.wi.us/registerofdeeds www.co.sauk.wi.us/registerofdeeds]
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[https://www.co.sauk.wi.us/registerofdeeds Register of Deeds]
  
 
==== Crime and Criminals  ====
 
==== Crime and Criminals  ====
  
==== Directories ====
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*[[Baraboo,_Wisconsin#City_Directories| Baraboo, Wisconsin City Directories]]
  
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
 
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
 
==== Genealogy  ====
  
Plain History Genealogy Group[http://garylhaas.web.aplus.net/]<br>  
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Plain History Genealogy Group<br>
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[http://www.kraemerlibrary.org/plain-history-genealogy-group Website]<br>  
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E-mail: garylhaas2005@yahoo.com
  
[http://garylhaas.web.aplus.net/ garylhaas.web.aplus.net/]
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This group meets the second Saturday of January, March, May, September, November. The July meeting is held the third Saturday of the month. The meeting is held at the Kraemer Library and Community Center.  
  
This group meets the second Saturday of January, March, May, September, November. The July meeting is held the third Saturday of the month. The meeting is held at the Kraemer Library and Community Center.  
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This group has access to unique genealogical and historical information sources.<br>
  
This group has access to unique genealogical and historical information sources.<br>
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==== History ====
  
==== History ====
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*[[Baraboo,_Wisconsin#History|Baraboo]]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wisauk/ History Links for Sauk County] WIGenWeb project
  
 
==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps of Wisconsin]
  
 
==== Migration  ====
 
==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military History and Records  ====
 
==== Military History and Records  ====
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Civil War service men from Sauk County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are many companies or regiments that were formed from men of Sauk County. <br>
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:- [[1st Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry|1st Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry]], Company F
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:- [[2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry]], Company E <br>
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:- [[3rd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry|3rd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry]], Company F
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:- [[6th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry|6th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Company A
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:- [[9th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry|9th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Company D
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:- [[11th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry|11th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Companies F and H
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:- [[12th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry|12th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Companies B and E
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:- [[14th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry|14th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Company K
  
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wisauk/NewsObituaries.htm Old Newspaper Obituaries] WIGenWeb project
  
 
==== Periodicals  ====
 
==== Periodicals  ====
  
 
==== Probate Records  ====
 
==== Probate Records  ====
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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
  
 
==== Repositories  ====
 
==== Repositories  ====
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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]
  
 
===== Archives, Libraries and Museums  =====
 
===== Archives, Libraries and Museums  =====
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===== Family History Centers  =====
 
===== Family History Centers  =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
 
*[[Baraboo Wisconsin Family History Center]]
 
*[[Baraboo Wisconsin Family History Center]]
  
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==== Societies  ====
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'''Sauk County Historical Society'''<br> PO Box 651<br> Baraboo, WI 53913<br>Telephone: 606-752-5891<br>[http://www.saukcountyhistory.org/ Website]<br><br>
  
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'''Saukville Historical Society'''<br>200 N Mill St<br>Saukville 53080<br>[http://saukvillehistory.org/ Website]<br><br>
  
==== Societies ====
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'''Sauk County Historical Museum''' <br>531 4th Ave, Baraboo, WI 53913<br>Telephone: 608-356-1001<br>[http://www.saukcountyhistory.org/ Website]<br><br>
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'''Friendship Rural School Historical Society'''<br>E6404 Cold Springs Rd<br> Loganville, WI 53943<br>Telephone: 608-727-2941<br><br>
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'''Old Franklin Township Historical Society'''<br> PO Box 218, Plain WI 53577<br>Telephone: 608-546-2395<br>E-mail:[mailto:mailto:pioneerlogvillage@yahoo.com mailto:pioneerlogvillage@yahoo.com]<br>[http://www.townoffranklinhistoricalsociety.com/ Website]<br><br>
  
Plain History Genealogy Group[http://garylhaas.web.aplus.net/]<br>  
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'''Reedsburg Area Historical Society'''<br> PO Box 405<br> Reedsburg, WI 53959<br>Telephone: 608-727-2922<br>[http://www.rahspv.com/z3sotbu1g67v6eparuy62m1cl1vktq Website]<br><br>
  
[http://garylhaas.web.aplus.net/ garylhaas.web.aplus.net/]  
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'''Plain History Genealogy Group'''<br>910 Main St.<br>Plain, Wisconsin 53577<br>Telephone: 608-546-4201 (FAX also)<br>E-mail:[mailto:askus@kraemerlibrary.org askus@kraemerlibrary.org]<br>[http://www.kraemerlibrary.org/plain-history-genealogy-group Website] <br><br>
  
 
This group meets the second Saturday of January, March, May, September, November. The July meeting is held the third Saturday of the month. The meeting is held at the Kraemer Library and Community Center.  
 
This group meets the second Saturday of January, March, May, September, November. The July meeting is held the third Saturday of the month. The meeting is held at the Kraemer Library and Community Center.  
  
This group has access to unique genealogical and historical information sources.<br>  
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This group has access to unique genealogical and historical information sources.<br>
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Birth  =====
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*1826 - 1926 {{RecordSearch|1708703|Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-1926}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
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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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===== Marriage Records  =====
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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
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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  ====
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Sauk|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/sauk-county/ Sauk 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+Sauk|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wisauk/ Sauk County] WIGenWeb project
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*[http://usgwarchives.net/wi/sauk/sauk.htm Sauk County Archives] USGenWeb Archives
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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United States
Wisconsin
Sauk County

Guide to Sauk 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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Sauk County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 11, 1840
County Seat Baraboo
Courthouse
Address Sauk County Courthouse
505 Broadway
Baraboo, WI 53913
Phone (608) 356-45581
Sauk County Website
WI Sauk.png

County Information

Sauk County, Wisconsin Record Dates

Beginning Dates for Major County Records
Birth Marriage Death Census Land Probate
1864 1844 1840 1844 1847


Historical Facts

Parent County

1840--Sauk County was created 11 January 1840 fromCrawford, Dane and Portage Counties.
County seat: Baraboo [1]

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.

Record Loss

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

Places / Localities

Populated Places

Plain

Neighboring Counties

Adams  • Columbia  • Dane  •  Iowa  • Juneau  • Richland  • Vernon

WI SAUK.JPG

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
Findagrave.com Family History Library Findagrave.com
WIGenWeb Archives WorldCat Billion Graves
Interment
EPodunk
Billion Graves
See Wisconsin Cemeteries for more information.

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.

Church History and Records

Lutheran

St. John's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg

  • Records of St. John's Lutheran Church, Reedsburg, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Zion Lutheran Church, Rock Springs

  • Records of Zion Lutheran Church, Rock Springs, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court Records

Register of Deeds

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Gazetteers

Genealogy

Plain History Genealogy Group
Website
E-mail: garylhaas2005@yahoo.com

This group meets the second Saturday of January, March, May, September, November. The July meeting is held the third Saturday of the month. The meeting is held at the Kraemer Library and Community Center.

This group has access to unique genealogical and historical information sources.

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Civil War

Civil War service men from Sauk County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are many companies or regiments that were formed from men of Sauk County.

- 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Company F
- 2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Company E
- 3rd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry, Company F
- 6th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company A
- 9th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company D
- 11th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Companies F and H
- 12th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Companies B and E
- 14th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company K

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Online Records

Repositories

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

Archives, Libraries and Museums
County Courthouse
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.

Societies

Sauk County Historical Society
PO Box 651
Baraboo, WI 53913
Telephone: 606-752-5891
Website

Saukville Historical Society
200 N Mill St
Saukville 53080
Website

Sauk County Historical Museum
531 4th Ave, Baraboo, WI 53913
Telephone: 608-356-1001
Website

Friendship Rural School Historical Society
E6404 Cold Springs Rd
Loganville, WI 53943
Telephone: 608-727-2941

Old Franklin Township Historical Society
PO Box 218, Plain WI 53577
Telephone: 608-546-2395
E-mail:mailto:pioneerlogvillage@yahoo.com
Website

Reedsburg Area Historical Society
PO Box 405
Reedsburg, WI 53959
Telephone: 608-727-2922
Website

Plain History Genealogy Group
910 Main St.
Plain, Wisconsin 53577
Telephone: 608-546-4201 (FAX also)
E-mail:askus@kraemerlibrary.org
Website

This group meets the second Saturday of January, March, May, September, November. The July meeting is held the third Saturday of the month. The meeting is held at the Kraemer Library and Community Center.

This group has access to unique genealogical and historical information sources.

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records
Marriage Records
Divorce Records
Death Records

Voting Registers

Web Sites

References

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