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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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For a list of record loss in Wisconsin Counties see: [http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/wi-counties/#courthouse Wisconsin Counties with Burned Courthouses]
  
 
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Old Antique Atlases & Maps of Wisconsin]
 
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of Washington County, Wisconsin] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
 
*[http://www.historygeo.com/search/ Family Maps of Washington County, Wisconsin] (land patent maps) at HistoryGeo.com ($). Free surname search.
  
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/wi-society-archive/ Wisconsin Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
  
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/washington-county/ Washington 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+Washington|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
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Revision as of 22:13, 3 April 2014

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

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Online Records



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County Courthouse

Washington County Courthouse
432 E Washington Street
West Bend, WI 53095
Phone: 262.335.4301

County Clerk has birth, marriage, and death records from 1850,
divorce and court records from 1849; Register in Probate has probate
records from 1851 [1]

Historical Facts

Parent County

1836--Washington County was created 7 December 1836 from Brown andMilwaukee Counties.
County seat: West Bend [2]

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

Neighboring Counties

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

Church History and Records

Court Records

Crime and Criminals

Directories

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups

Germans

Archives, Libraries, and Museums
Biographies
Church Records
Cemetery Records
Court Records
Histories
Immigration/emigration/migration
Maps
Newspapers
Societies

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military History and Records

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Repositories

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

Archives, Libraries and Museums
County Courthouse
Family History Centers

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Divorce
Death

Voting Registers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 760 Washington, Wisconsin
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).