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  • August Dombrowski, Sr. (1850 - 1933)
    ·August Dombrowski Obituary · ·August Dombrowski, aged 81, a retired farmer, died Sunday night at 8:50 o’clock at the home of his son, Alex Dombrowski, in the town of Plo...
  • Walenty 'Valentine' William Pionek, Sr. (1858 - 1917)
    Parish = Strzepcz; Year 1858; Book # W1621; Picture # 0077; # 13 Babys name =Valentin; Fathers name = Jacob Pionk; Mothers name = Franciska Leik ...
  • Brevet Brig. General Harrison Carroll Hobart (USA) (1815 - 1902)
    Harrison Carroll Hobart was a Union Army officer during the American Civil War and a lawyer and politician in the state of Wisconsin. Biography Hobart was born on January 31, 1815 in Ashburnham, ...
  • Dr. Mason C. Darling, U.S. Congress (1801 - 1866)
    Mason Cook Darling (May 18, 1801 – March 12, 1866) was a U.S. Representative from Wisconsin. Born in Amherst, Massachusetts, Darling attended the public schools. He taught school in the Stat...
  • John Albert Eastman (1821 - 1895)
    John Albert Eastman (March 4, 1821 - April 11, 1895) was an American lawyer from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin who spent two years (1850-1851) as a Democratic member of the Wisconsin State Senate.

I've been thinking about making this group for a long time, as I find early Wisconsin history fascinating.

So I would like this project to be for anyone with an interest in early Wisconsin history, but of course other Wisconsin related information is welcome.

I've digitized or have access to a number of resources created by the historical societies of LaCrosse, Buffalo, and Trempealeau counties, and would like to share them with anyone interested.

Everyone should feel welcome to add themselves or anyone they think would be interested in this project.

With that in mind, I don't really know how projects work, and this is the first I've created. I'm mostly putting this up so other people looking for such a group will find me.

The "Profiles" added to this Project should be people who were immigrants to Wisconsin. In the case of entire families immigrating together, then it is fine to add people who immigrated as children.