Genealogy Projects tagged with wisconsin on the Geni Family Tree

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  • 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 resc...

  • State of Wisconsin with Counties Project

    This Project is for those who were born, lived, and died in the State of Wisconsin.

  • 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 coun...

  • 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.

  • Milwaukee Bucks (NBA)

    The Milwaukee Bucks are an American professional basketball franchise based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The Bucks compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member team of the Eastern Conference Central Division. The team was founded in 1968 as an expansion team, and played at the BMO Harris Bradley Center. Former U.S. Senator Herb Kohl was the long-time owner of the team, with John...

  • 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...

  • Brunclik Family members

    I am looking for members of the Brunclik family. My great grandparents emigrated to the US in 1886 from Prague. They appeared to have lived for a short while in PA before settling in WI, specifically the Haugen and Barron areas. I'd love to trace back further.

  • 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 Tribes Achiligonan Algonquian Family Chippewa Chiwere Family Dakota Delaware Erie Foxes Hathawekela (Absentee Shawnee) Honniasontkeronon Hurons Illinois Iowa Iroquois Kaskaskia Kickapoo Housatonic Mahican Mascoutens Menominee Miami Mi...

  • Milwaukee Polonia

    Roll Out the Barrel. We'll Have a Barrel of Fun! Our purposes are to explore our common Milwaukee heritage, link together our family trees, maybe learn a little of Milwaukee history, and above all, have fun doing it. Please visit our Milwaukee Polonia Project Blog for more information, including a list of family names known to be connected, and a FAQ section . Overview: For over 150 yea...

  • 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 a...

  • United States Senators from Wisconsin

    United States Senators from Wisconsin List of United States Senators from Wisconsin (from U.S. Senate web site--no links) List of United States Senators from Wisconsin (with wikipedia links)

  • Native American Tribes- State of Wisconsin

    Links Naming Conventions

  • 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, 186...

  • 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:

  • Civil War-USA 25th Wisconsin Infantry

    Fredrick Germain, 25th Regiment ,Wi. Infantry. Company F. Private. Unit attached to Col. Miton Montgomery's Brigade of Brig. Gen. Natan Kimball's Provisional Division. Major General Cadwallader C. Washbarn's XVI Army Corps (detachment) on Mag. Gen. William T Sherman's Exterior Line, and commanded by Lt.Col. Samuel J Nasmith. Info from WPA Monumentation Servey Books pgs-719,720 & 770 vol 6. Monu...

  • 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. Al...

  • 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 Unit...