Genealogy Projects tagged with Wisconsin on the Geni Family Tree

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  • Crawford County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Crawford County, Wisconsin. Official Website Along with Brown County, Crawford County is one of Wisconsin's original counties, established by the Michigan Territorial legislature in 1818, and named after William H. Crawford, James Monroe's Treasurer at the time. It originally covered the western half of Wisconsin's present area. In ...

  • Richland County, Wisconsin

    Please add people who were born, lived or died in Richland County, Wisconsin. The county was created from the Wisconsin Territory in 1842 and organized in 1850. It is named for the high quality of its soil. Adjacent Counties Iowa County Sauk County Grant County Crawford County Vernon County For a complete list of communities, please see Wikipedia . Cities, Towns & Vil...

  • Vernon County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Vernon County, Wisconsin. Official Website Vernon County was renamed from Bad Ax County on March 22, 1862. Bad Ax County had been created on March 1, 1851. The name Vernon was chosen to reflect the county's green fields of wheat and to evoke Mount Vernon, George Washington's home. For a complete list of Towns & Communities, ple...

  • St. Francis Cemetery, Ellsworth, Wisconsin

    This project is for those buried in St. Francis Cemetery, Ellsworth, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Find a Grave US GenWeb

  • Sylvan Cemetery, Viola, Wisconsin

    This cemetery is located on WI-131, Viola, Richland County, Wisconsin. Find a Grave

  • Outagamie County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Outagamie County, Wisconsin. Official Website Outagamie County was created in 1851 and organized in 1852. "Outagamie," a French transliteration of the Anishinaabe term for the Meskwaki (Fox) Indians, meant "dwellers of other shore" or "dwellers on the other side of the stream," referring to their historic habitation along the St. La...

  • Iron County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Iron County, Wisconsin. Iron County was created in 1893 and was named for the valuable iron ore found within its borders. Adjacent Counties Ashland County Gogebic County, Michigan Vilas County Price County Cities & Towns Anderson Carey Gurney Hurley (County Seat) Kimball Knight Mercer Montreal Om...

  • Waukesha County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Official Website Known as forested and prairie land, the region was first home to Indigenous tribes like Menomonie, Ojibwe (Chippewa), Potawatomi, and Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) who practiced agriculture and trade. In 1836, Native American tribes formally lost title to the land when treaties were disregarded, a...

  • Sauk County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sauk County, Wisconsin. Official Website History Sauk County was a New England settlement. The original founders of Sauk County consisted entirely of settlers from New England as well as some from upstate New York who had parents who moved to that region from New England shortly after the American Revolution. These people were "Ya...

  • Dane County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Dane County, Wisconsin. Official Website Dane County was formed in 1836 as a territorial county and organized in 1839. It was named after Nathan Dane, a Massachusetts delegate to the Congress of the Confederation who helped carve Wisconsin out of the Northwest Territory. Dane County was settled in the 1840s by settlers from New Eng...

  • Rock County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rock County, Wisconsin. Official Website Rock County was created in 1836 as a territorial county on December 7, 1836 from Milwaukee County and fully organized February 19, 1839. The county is named for the Rock River, which bisects the county from north to south. Adjacent Counties Green County Dane County Jefferson County...

  • Holden Lutheran Church Cemetery, Colfax, Wisconsin

    This cemetery is located on N10065 County Road M, Colfax, Dunn County, Wisconsin. Find a Grave

  • Vilas County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Vilas County, Wisconsin. Official Website In the eighteenth century, the area was disputed by the Dakota and Ojibwe people. According to oral histories, the conflict culminated in Ojibwe victory in a battle on Strawberry Island in Flambeau Lake around 1745. Ojibwe people have continued to live in the area ever since, securing the La...

  • Milwaukee (City), Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.= Official Website =Milwaukee is the county seat of Milwaukee County. Overview It is the third-most densely populated metropolitan area in The Midwest, surpassed only by Chicago and Detroit, respectively. Milwaukee is considered a Gamma global city as categorized by the Globalization and World Cities R...

  • Kenosha County, Wisconsin

    Please add people who were born, lived or died in Kenosha County, Wisconsin. Official Website The Potowatomi inhabited the area that would become Kenosha County for centuries prior to the acquisition of the area in 1833. The city of Kenosha was founded in 1835, and Kenosha County was formed in 1850. Adjacent Counties Allegan County, Michigan Racine County Lake County, Illinois M...

  • Juneau County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Juneau County, Wisconsin. Official Website Juneau County was established in 1857 and was named in honor of Solomon Juneau, an early French trader on the site of Milwaukee, and first mayor of that city. Adjacent Counties Adams County Columbia County Sauk County Wood County Jackson County Monroe County Vernon County

  • Ashland County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Ashland County, Wisconsin. Official Website Ashland County was formed in 1860 and was named in honor of the Lexington estate of Kentucky statesman Henry Clay . Adjacent Counties Iron County Price County Sawyer County Gogebic County, Michigan

  • Jefferson County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Official Website Jefferson County was created in 1836 as part of Wisconsin Territory and was organized in 1839. Jefferson County was founded by "Yankee" settlers from New England and was named after Jefferson County, New York Adjacent Counties Dodge County Dane County Rock County Waukesha Co...

  • Washburn County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Washburn County, Wisconsin. Official Website The county was created in 1883 and was named for Governor Cadwallader C. Washburn. Adjacent Counties Douglas County Bayfield County Sawyer County Rusk County Barron County Burnett County Cities, Villages, Towns & Communities Baronett | Bashaw | Bass Lake | Beaver Br...

  • Jackson County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Jackson County, Wisconsin. Official Website Jackson County was formed from Crawford County in 1853 and was named for President Andrew Jackson. Adjacent Counties Clark County Wood County Eau Claire County Trempealeau County Juneau County Monroe County La Crosse County

  • Price County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Price County, Wisconsin. Official Website Price County was created on March 3, 1879, when Wisconsin Governor William E. Smith signed legislation creating the county. The county was later organized in 1882. William T. Price (1824–1886), for whom Price County was named, was President of Wisconsin Senate and an early logger in Price Co...

  • Iowa County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Iowa County, Wisconsin. Official Website The county organized under the Michigan Territory government in 1830. It was named for the Iowa tribe of Indians. Adjacent Counties Dane County Sauk County Green County Lafayette County Grant County Richland County Cities & Villages Arena Avoca Barneveld Blanch...

  • Oneida - Onᐱyoteʔa∙ká

    People of the Standing Stone Oneida, self-name Onᐱyoteʔa∙ká (“People of the Standing Stone”), Iroquoian-speaking North American Indian tribe living, at the time of European contact, in what is now central New York state, U.S. They are one of the original five nations of the Iroquois (Haudenosaunee) Confederacy. Like the other Iroquois tribes, the Oneida were semisedentary and practiced corn (ma...

  • Racine County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Racine County, Wisconsin. Official Website The county was founded in 1836, then a part of the Wisconsin Territory. It is named for its principal town, Racine, which was laid off in 1834-35 by Gilbert Knapp. The first designation of this settlement was Port Gilbert; but its founder decided to change this to Racine, the French transla...

  • Indian Cemetery, Stockbridge, Calumet, Wisconsin

    Indian Cemetery is located in Stockbridge, Calumet County, Wisconsin. Many of the cemetery's residents are at rest in unmarked graves. Their names, along with some birth years and death years, are chiseled into a huge stone in the cemetery. The Indians here have been given the place name of "Stockbridge Indians", but tribally, they are: Mohican, Munsee (Lenape) and Oneida. Indian Cemetery was l...

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