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  • La Crosse County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in La Crosse County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =The county was established in 1851 and French explorers named the area for the game Indians played on the prairie. Adjacent Counties * Jackson County * Trempealeau County * Monroe County * Houston County, Minn. * Vernon County * Winona County, Minn. Cities, Villages, Towns & Communities

  • Rock County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rock County, WI.

  • Douglas County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Douglas County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =Douglas County, named after Illinois Senator Stephen A. Douglas, was established on February 8, 1854, from the larger La Pointe County, Wisconsin, and the City of Superior was immediately selected as the county seat.A portion of the Fond du Lac Indian Reservation is located within Douglas ...

  • State of Wisconsin

    This subportal is part of the USA Portal . == WISCONSIN = "The Badger State" Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions. It is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. Wisconsin is the 23rd largest state b...

  • Oneida County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Oneida County, Wisconsin.= Official Wesbite =Oneida County was formed in 1887 and was named after the indigenous Oneida tribe, one of the five nations of the Iroquois. Adjacent Counties * Forest County * Vilas County * Langlade County * Lincoln County * Price County Cities & Towns *Cassian*Crescent*Enterprise*Hazelhurst*Lake Tomahawk*...

  • Grant County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Grant County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =Grant County was created as part of Wisconsin Territory in 1837. It was named after an Indian trader; his first name, origins, and eventual fate are all unknown.Grant County, Wisconsin is the extreme southwesternmost county of Wisconsin and is adjacent to Jo Daviess County, Illinois which i...

  • Old Saint Kilian Cemetery, Hartford, Wisconsin

    This project is for those buried in Old Saint Kilian Cemetery, Hartford, Washington County, Wisconsin.This cemetery is also known as Saint Kilian Cemetery Old . Find a Grave

  • Old Saint Peter Cemetery, Slinger, Wisconsin

    This project is for those who are buried in the Old St. Peter Cemetery, located in Slinger, Washington County, Wisconsin.The cemetery is on Central Avenue in downtown Slinger and is also known as Saint Peter Cemetery Old and Old Saint Peter Catholic Cemetery . Find a Grave

  • Langlade County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Langlade County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =Langlade County was created on March 3, 1879 as New County. It was renamed Langlade County, in honor of Charles de Langlade, on February 20, 1880, and fully organized on February 19, 1881. Adjacent Counties * Forest County * Oconto County * Oneida County * Lincoln County * Marathon County...

  • 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, Mich. * Vilas County * Price County Cities & Towns *Anderson*Carey*Gurney*Hurley (County Seat)*Kimball*Knight*Mercer*Montreal*Oma*Pence*Saxon*Sherman Other Commun...

  • Wisconsin with Counties, Towns and Communities Project

    This Project is for those who were born, lived, and died in the State of Wisconsin.* Adams * Ashland * Barron * Bayfield * Brown * Buffalo * Burnett * Calumet * Chippewa * Clark * Columbia * Crawford * Dane * Dodge * Door * Douglas * Dunn * Eau Claire * Florence * Fond du Lac * Forest * Grant * Green * Green Lake * Iowa * Iron * Jackson * Jefferson * Juneau * Kenosha * Kewaunee * La Crosse * La...

  • Menominee County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Menominee County, Wisconsin.The county was created from the northeastern portion of 7 townships of Shawano County and the Western 3 townships of Oconto County on July 3, 1959, in anticipation of the termination of the Menominee Indian Reservation in 1961. The reservation status was restored in 1973, and is now co-extensive with the co...

  • Racine County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Racine County, WI.

  • Bayfield County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Bayfield County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =Originally, in 1848 it was named La Pointe County, Wisconsin . After Douglas and Ashland Counties were split off from the original La Pointe County, the remainder was renamed Bayfield County on April 12, 1866.Bayfield County is home to the Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa , a bran...

  • Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Wisconsin

    This project is for those buried in Oak Hill Cemetery, Neenah, Winnebago County, Wisconsin.Oak Hill Cemetery is located on Oakridge Rd. and Highway 41 the cemetery is open from dawn to dusk. It is also known as Neenah Cemetery and is owned and maintained by the City of Neenah since 1848 and is one of the oldest municipal cemeteries located in the Midwest. Notable Burials *Elmer John Burr (1908-...

  • Waushara County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Waushara County, WI. Cities, Towns and Communities: * +Denotes county seat* ^Denotes areas in two or more counties* #Denotes ghost townsAurora - Auroraville - Bannerman - ^Berlin - Bloomfield - Borth - Brushville - Coloma - Dakota - Deerfield - Fountain Valley - Hancock - ^Heffron - Leon - Lohrville - Marion - ^Metz - Mount Morris - O...

  • Eau Claire County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Eau Claire County, Wisconsin.Eau Claire county was originally set off as the Town of Clearwater in Chippewa County in 1855. The name was changed to the Town of Eau Claire on March 31, 1856. The entire town was separated as Eau Claire County by an act of the Wisconsin State Legislature on October 6, 1856. Adjacent Counties * Chippewa ...

  • 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...

  • Beloit College

    Wikipedia =Beloit College is a private liberal arts college in Beloit, Wisconsin. Founded in 1846, Beloit is the oldest continuously operated college in Wisconsin, and was founded while the state of Wisconsin was still a territory. It is a member of the Associated Colleges of the Midwest and has an enrollment of roughly 1,300 undergraduate students. It releases an annual "Mindset List" describi...

  • Crawford County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Crawford County, Wisconsin.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 1836, it was transfe...

  • Pierce County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pierce County, WI.

  • Marquette County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Marquette County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =The county was created in 1836 from the Wisconsin Territory and organized in 1848 and was named in honor of Father Jacques Marquette, the French Jesuit explorer, who passed through this region in 1673. Adjacent Counties * Green Lake County * Columbia County * Adams County * Waushara Cou...

  • Montello Cemetery, Montello, Wisconsin

    Please add your ancestors who are buried in Montello Cemetery, Montello, Marquette County, Wisconsin. The cemetery is also known as Montello City Cemetery . Find a Grave

  • U.S.A. Indigenous peoples-Upper Mid-West

    North American Tribes===Upper Mid-West==Includes the following States Illinois | Michigan | Ohio | Wisconsin Includes the Following Native American TribesAchiligonan Algonquian Family Chippewa Chiwere Family Dakota Delaware Erie Foxes Hathawekela (Absentee Shawnee) Honniasontkeronon Hurons Illinois Iowa Iroquois Kaskaskia Kickapoo Housatonic Mahican Mascoutens Menominee Miami Michilimackinac Mo...

  • Lost Creek Cemetery, El Paso, Wisconsin

    This project is for those interred in Lost Creek Cemetery, El Paso, Pierce County, Wisconsin. Find a Grave

  • Lincoln County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Lincoln County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =The county was created in 1875 and named after President Abraham Lincoln. Adjacent Counties * Langlade County * Oneida County * Marathon County * Taylor County * Price County Cities, Towns & Communities Birch | Birch | Bradley | Bundy | Clifford (part) | Corning | Doering | Dudley | Dutch ...

  • 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 County ...

  • Manitowoc County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =The county was created in 1836 prior to Wisconsin's statehood and organized in 1848. It takes its name from a small river within its boundaries. The origin of this Indian word is variously given. The first constituent, "manito," is conceded by all to be the Indian word for spirit, or mys...

  • Wisconsin in the US Civil War (USA) 1861-1865

    This project is used to relate all units from Wisconsin who served in the Union Army.

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  • 26th Wisconsin Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    The 26th Wisconsin Infantry Volunteers were primarily German-speaking immigrants of southeastern Wisconsin. They enlisted in August 1862. This regiment participated in the battles of Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Lookout Mountain and Averasboro, as well as Sherman's march to the sea.For a detailed account of the history of the 26th Wisconsin, visit this website:

  • New Sabylund Cemetery, Pepin, Wisconsin

    This project is for those buried in New Sabylund Cemetery, Pepin, Pepin County, Wisconsin. Find a Grave

  • Green County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Green County, Wisconsin.= Official website =The county was created in 1837 from the Wisconsin Territory. It is named for General Nathanael Greene, who commanded the Southern Campaign in the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties * Dane County * Iowa County * Rock County * Lafayette County * Stephenson County, I'll * Winnebago ...

  • Lafayette County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Lafayette County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =Founded in 1846, the county was named in honor of the Marquis de Lafayette, the French general who rendered assistance to the Continental Army in the American Revolutionary War. Adjacent Counties * Grant County * Jo Daviess County, I'll * Iowa County * Green County * Stephenson County, ...

  • Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =The county was created in 1834 as part of Michigan Territory. The name “Milwaukee” is generally believed to be derived from a Native American term meaning “good land.” Adjacent Counties * Ozaukee County * Racine County * Waukesha County * Washington County Cities, Villages, Towns & Nei...

  • Residents of Little Wolf, Waupaca County, Wisconsin, USA

    The Town of Little Wolf was erected by the County Board in 1854. Back then, it was comprised of the area now known as Little Wolf, Union, and Dupont, and the northern half of Royalton. Royalton was set off from Little Wolf in 1853, Union in 1857, and Dupont in 1864.

  • Brown County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles for people who were born, lived or died in Brown County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =Brown County is one of Wisconsin's two original counties, along with Crawford County. It originally spanned the entire eastern half of the state when formed by the Michigan Territorial legislature in 1818. It was named for Major General Jacob Brown, a military leader during the War of 1812...

  • Waukesha County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Waukesha County, WI.

  • Taylor County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Taylor County, WI.

  • Clark County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Clark County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =Clark County was founded in 1853 and organized the following year. It was named for A. W. Clark, an early settler, or for General George Rogers Clark. Adjacent Counties * Taylor County * Marathon County * Wood County * Jackson County * Eau Claire County * Chippewa County

  • Menominee Indian Nation

    Brief History The Menominee Indian Tribe’s rich culture, history, and residency in the area now known as the State of Wisconsin, and parts of the States of Michigan and Illinois, dates back 10,000 years. At the start of the Treaty Era in the early 1800’s, the Menominee occupied a land base estimated at 10 million acres; however, through a series of seven treaties entered into with the United...

  • Green Bay, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Green Bay, Brown County, Wisconsin.= Official Website = History WisconsinHistory.org The Green Bay area was still under British control until the 1783 treaty formally ended the American Revolutionary War. Following the War of 1812, which in part was over disputes related to the border with Canada, the United States built Fort Howard o...

  • Oak Grove Cemetery, Tomah, Wisconsin

    This project is for those buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Tomah, Monroe County, Wisconsin.The cemetery is located on the South end on Superior Avenue/State Hwy. 131. Notable Interments *Frank King (1883-1969) - Cartoonist (Notably drew the comic strip Gasoline Alley ) Links Find a Grave Tomah Families Billion Graves

  • Kewaunee County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =The county was created in 1852 and organized in 1859. Its Menominee name is Kewāneh, an archaic name for a species of duck. Adjacent Counties * Door County * Brown County * Manitowoc County * Benzie County, Mich. * Manistee County, Mich. Cities, Villages & Towns '*Ahnapee*Algoma*Carlton*C...

  • Shawano County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Shawano County, WI.

  • State Public School for Dependant and Neglected Children

    The State Public School for Dependant and Neglected Children opened in Sparta, Wisconsin in 1885. This institution operated for 89 years, impacting thousands of Wisconsinites. For adults in Monroe County, this school offered employment opportunities. For orphans and abused/neglected children across the state of Wisconsin, it provided room, board and education. Some of these children would event...

  • Price County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Price County, WI.

  • Walworth County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Walworth County, WI.

  • Lawrence University

    Wikipedia =Lawrence University is a liberal arts college and conservatory of music in Appleton, Wisconsin, United States. Founded in 1847, the school held its first classes on November 12, 1849. Lawrence was the second college in the United States to be founded as a coeducational institution.In a study by the National Science Foundation, Lawrence ranked 28th nationally in the percentage of grad...

  • Edeler Family Tree

    Descendants of Johann Christof Edeler: Johann Christof Edeler Edeler Family Members Facebook Group: Family Memorials on FindAGrave:

  • Ozaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Ozaukee, WI.

  • Trempealeau County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Trempealeau County, WI.

  • Washburn County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Washburn County, WI.

  • Buffalo County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Buffalo County, Wisconsin. History Buffalo County, founded in 1853, is named for the Buffalo River, which flows from Strum to Alma, where it empties into the Mississippi River. The Buffalo River obtained its name from the French voyager Father Louis Hennepin, who named it Riviere des Boeufs in 1680. The first permanent settlement was ...

  • Washington County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Washington County, WI.

  • Sawyer County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sawyer County, WI.

  • Portage County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Portage County, WI.

  • Sauk County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sauk County, WI.

  • Phoenix Ship disaster

    ==The Phoenix Ship Disaster (1847)== In the middle of the nineteenth century a lot of people from the East of Holland emigrated to the US. One of the most popular destinations was Wisconsin. In 1847 a group of those emigrants were on the propellor Phoenix, which would bring them from Buffalo to Sheboygan and beyond. In the early hours of November 21, 1847 the propellor burnt. About 25 people re...

  • Richland County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add people who were born, lived or died in Richland County, WI.

  • Concordia University Wisconsin

    Wikipedia =Concordia University Wisconsin (CUW) is a private liberal arts college located in Mequon, Wisconsin. The school is an affiliate of the 10-member Concordia University System operated by the Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod (LCMS). The university's mission statement reads: "Concordia University Wisconsin is a Lutheran higher education community committed to helping students develop in mi...

  • Marinette County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Marinette County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =The county was created on February 27, 1879 and was named for Marie Antoinette Chevalier (1793-1865). The meaning, however, is contested. The French and Indians on the river when pronouncing "Marie Antoinette" would shorten the name by pronouncing it "Marinette." Another explanation is t...

  • Columbia County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Columbia County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =The county was created in 1846 as part of the Wisconsin Territory. Adjacent Counties * Marquette County * Green Lake County * Dodge County * Sauk County * Juneau County * Adams County Cities, Villages & Towns *Arlington*Caledonia*Cambria*Columbus (part)*Courtland

  • 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

  • Dunn County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dunn County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =Dunn county was founded in 1854 from Chippewa County and organized in 1857. It is named for Charles Dunn, the territory's first chief justice. Adjacent Counties * Barron County * Chippewa County * Eau Claire County * St. Croix County * Polk County * Pepin County * Pierce County

  • Madison, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Madison, Wisconsin.Madison is the capital of Wisconsin and the county seat of Dane County.= Official Website ==History= Wikipedia James Duane Doty named his city Madison for James Madison, the fourth President of the U.S. who had died on June 28, 1836, and he named the streets for the other 39 signers of the U.S. Constitution. Althoug...

  • Polk County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Polk County, WI.

  • Adams County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Adams County, Wisconsin . History Adams County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin . As of the 2010 census, the population was 20,875. Its county seat is Friendship. The county was created in 1848 and organized in 1853. Sources differ as to whether its name is in honor of the second President of the United States, John Adams , ...

  • Door County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Door County, Wisconsin.= Official Website = History Door County's name came from Porte des Morts ("Death's Door"), the passage between the tip of Door Peninsula and Washington Island. The name "Death's Door" came from Native American tales, heard by early French explorers and published in greatly embellished form by Hjalmar Holand, de...

  • Carroll University

    Wikipedia =Carroll University is a college located in Waukesha in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Established in 1846, Carroll was Wisconsin's first four-year institution of higher learning. Carroll University is a private liberal arts college affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). Its approximately 130 acre campus contains 19th century homes, facilities, and residences for over 3,500 stud...

  • Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Sheboygan County, WI.

  • Winnebago County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Winnebago County, WI.

  • Burnett County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Burnett County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =The county was created in 1856 and organized in 1865. Adjacent Counties * Douglas County * Washburn County * Barron County * Polk County * Chisago County, Minn. * Pine County, Minn. Villages, Towns & Communities *Alpha*Anderson*Bashaw*Benson*Blaine*Branstad*Coomer*Danbury*Daniels

  • Forest County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Forest County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =Forest County was created by the Wisconsin State Legislature in 1885 and was named for the forests contained within its limits. Adjacent Counties * Florence County * Marinette County * Iron County, Mich. * Oconto County * Vilas County * Langlade County * Oneida County

  • 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...

  • Vernon County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Vernon County, WI.

  • Wood County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born, lived or died in Wood County, WI.

  • 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, Mich. * Racine County * Lake County, I'll * McHenry County...

  • Barron County, Wisconsin

    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...

  • Native American Tribes- State of Wisconsin

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  • Florence County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Florence County, Wisconsin.Florence County was founded in 1882 and takes its name from the Florence Mining Company. Adjacent Counties * Dickinson County, Mich. * Marinette County * Iron County, Mich. * Forest County Towns & Communities *Aurora*Commonwealth*Fence*Fern*Florence (County Seat)*Hematite*Homestead*Long Lake*Pulp*Ridgetop*Sp...

  • Ashland County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Ashland County, WI.

  • Dodge County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Dodge County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =The county was created from the Wisconsin Territory in 1836 and organized in 1844. Adjacent Counties * Dane County * Jefferson County * Columbia County * Green Lake County * Fond du Lac County * Washington County * Waukesha County

  • St. Croix County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles for those who were born in St. Croix County, WI.

  • Brothertown Indian Nation

    This project is comprised of profiles for members of the Brothertown Indian Nation and their descendants.The Brothertown came together in 1700s under the leadership of Samson Occum. The tribe descends from Christian Indians of the Mohegan, Pequot, Niantic, Narragansett, Montaukett and Tunxis tribes from seven separate Indian villages in Rhode Island, Connecticut and Long Island, New York. All o...

  • Outagamie County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Outagamie County, WI.

  • Marathon County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Marathon County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =It was founded in 1850 and was named after the battlefield at Marathon, Greece. Adjacent Counties * Lincoln County * Langlade County * Shawano County * Taylor County * Clark County * Wood County * Portage County Cities & Villages

  • Green Lake County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Green Lake County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =Green Lake county was established in 1858 when it split from Marquette County. It is named for Big Green Lake. Adajcent Counties * Fond du Lac County * Dodge County * Columbia County * Marquette County * Winnebago County * Waushara County Cities, Villages and Towns

  • Waupaca County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Waupaca County, WI.

  • Pepin County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Pepin County, WI.

  • 8th Wisconsin Infantry (USA), US Civil War

    The 8th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 8th Wisconsin's mascot was Old Abe, a bald eagle that accompanied the regiment into battle.===Service===The 8th Wisconsin was raised at Madison, Wisconsin, and mustered into Federal service September 13, 1861.The regiment was mustered out on September 5, 1865, ...

  • Monroe County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Monroe County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =The county was created in 1854 and named for James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States. Adjacent Counties * Jackson County * Juneau County * Vernon County * La Crosse County Cities & Villages *Cashton*Kendall*Melvina*Norwalk*Oakdale*Sparta (County Seat)*Tomah*Warrens*Wilton*Wye...

  • Vilas County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Vilas County, WI.

  • Rusk County, Wisconsin, USA

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Rusk County, Wisconsin.Founded in 1901, Rusk County was originally named Gates County after Milwaukee land speculator James L. Gates. It was renamed Rusk County in 1905 after Jeremiah M. Rusk, governor of Wisconsin and the first U.S. Secretary of Agriculture. It was formed out of the northern portion of Chippewa County. Cities, Towns,...

  • Chippewa County, Wisconsin

    Please add profiles of those who were born, lived or died in Chippewa County, Wisconsin.= Official Website =The county was founded in 1845 from Crawford County, then in the Wisconsin Territory, and organized in 1853. Adjacent Counties * Rusk County * Clark County * Eau Claire County * Dunn County * Barron County Cities, Villages & Towns *Anson*Arthur*Auburn*Birch Creek*Bloomer*Boyd*Cadott*Chipp...

  • The Battle of Farmington, MS May 9, 1862, US Civil War

    The Battle at Farmington, Mississippi was fought on May 9, 1862 at Farmington, Mississippi. General Brag had 25,000 men. The Union had 12,000 tropops on hand and the Wisconsin 8th Infantry was ordered to draw the enemy out as to count their numbers and they withdrew to a swamp north of town. Wisconsin 8th reported 5 killed, 14 severly wounded, and 19 slightly wounded. Old Abe the Screaming Eagl...

  • Settlers of Wisconsin

    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, ...

  • Drowned in Lake Superior

    This project is a collection of people who perished in Lake Superior.=From Wikipedia :=Lake Superior (French: Lac Supérieur) is the largest of the Great Lakes of North America. The lake is shared by Canada's Ontario and the United State's Minnesota to the north and west, and Wisconsin and Michigan to the south. It is generally considered the largest freshwater lake in the world by surface area....

  • 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

  • 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*Blanchardville (part)

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