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Barron County, Wisconsin

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  • Winifred Bernice Roppe (1925 - 1999)
    KNOWN AS WINNIE. NAME ON BIRTH CERTIFICATE WAS BERNICE WINIFRED AND SHE HATED BERNICE - SO SHE SWITCHED THEM AROUND. GREW UP ON THE MALUM FARM IN CAMERON AND LOVED LIVING ON A FARM. LOVED MUSIC AND A...
  • Orville "Buck" Roppe (1922 - 1987)
    BUCK VERY ATHLETIC, LOVED SPORTS. LOVED HIS HARLEY. LOVED AND WAS DEVOTED TO HIS FAMILY. HE WAS AN ENGINEER AND WHIZ AT MATH. LOVED TO CAMP, FISH, HUNT, GARDEN. FAVORITE PLACE WAS COTTAGE IN WISCONSIN...
  • Peter O. Javner (1846 - 1924)
  • Prof. Julius Stackman (1863 - 1944)

Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Barron County, Wisconsin.

The county was created in 1859 as Dallas County (named after Vice President George M. Dallas), with the county seat located at Barron. It was renamed Barron County on March 4, 1869. The county took the name Barron in honor of Wisconsin lawyer and politician Henry D. Barron, who served as circuit judge of the Eleventh Judicial Circuit. Barron County was organized in 1874.

Adjacent Counties

Cities, Villages & Towns

  • Almena
  • Arland
  • Barron (County Seat)
  • Bear Lake
  • Cameron
  • Cedar Lake
  • Chetek
  • Clinton
  • Crystal Lake
  • Cumberland
  • Dallas
  • Dovre
  • Doyle
  • Haugen
  • Lakeland
  • Maple Grove
  • Maple Plain
  • New Auburn (part)
  • Oak Grove
  • Prairie Farm
  • Prairie Lake
  • Rice Lake
  • Sioux Creek
  • Stanfold
  • Stanley
  • Sumner
  • Turtle Lake (part)
  • Vance Creek

Links

Wikipedia

The Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railroad Station

Cumberland Carnegie Library

The Edward N & Mary T. Stebbins House

Rice Lake Carnegie Library