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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.
  
 
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Old Antique Atlases & Maps of Wisconsin]
 
*[http://wigenweb.org/shawano/townshipmap.html Simple Township Map of Shawano County]  
 
*[http://wigenweb.org/shawano/townshipmap.html Simple Township Map of Shawano County]  
 
*[http://wigenweb.org/shawano/map_DOT2006.gif Gif Image of Shawano County, Shows Towns, Major Roads and Population Centers] <br>  
 
*[http://wigenweb.org/shawano/map_DOT2006.gif Gif Image of Shawano County, Shows Towns, Major Roads and Population Centers] <br>  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/shawano-county/ Shawano 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]
 
*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Shawano|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*{{FHL|Wisconsin%2C+Shawano|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}  
 
*[http://wigenweb.org/shawano/ WIGenWeb Shawano County]  
 
*[http://wigenweb.org/shawano/ WIGenWeb Shawano County]  

Revision as of 21:05, 3 April 2014

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

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County Courthouse

Shawano County Courthouse
311 N Main Street
Shawano, WI 54166
Phone: 715.526.9150

Register of Deeds has birth, marriage, death and land records;
Register in Pro has probate records [1]


Historical Facts

Parent County

1853--Shawano County was created 16 February 1853 from Oconto, Waupaca and Winnebago Counties.
County seat: Shawano [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

For a list of record loss in Wisconsin Counties see: Wisconsin Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places / Localities

Populated Places

CITIES:

  1. Shawano (county seat)
  2. Marion (small portion, majority in Waupaca County)
  3. Pulaski (small portion, majority in Brown County)


VILLAGES:

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

Church History and Records

Lutheran

First Lutheran Church, Wittenberg

  • Records of First Lutheran Church, Wittenberg, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Green Valley

  • Records of the American Lutheran Church, Green Valley, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at Archives.com ($).

Court Records 

Circuit and County Court case files from 1861-1952 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: http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/
Facebook: University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives & Area Research Center

Online index available: http://webapps.uwgb.edu/collections/
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

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship 

Declarations of Intention and Naturalization Records from 1858-1949 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: http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/
Facebook: University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives & Area Research Center
Request form available at: http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

A wiki article describing an online collection is found at:

Wisconsin Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)

Repositories

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

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: http://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, marriage, and death registrations on microfilm 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: http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/
Facebook: University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Archives & Area Research Center
Request forms available at: http://www.uwgb.edu/library/spc/requests/

Voting Registers

Web Sites

Wiki articles describing  online collections are found at:

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 759 Shawano Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content