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Milwaukee County Genealogy and History
Milwaukee County Genealogy and History Online Library features over 1200 webpages of free births, deaths, marriages, and military history and genealogical information for Milwaukee County, Wisconsin. Done in cooperation with WIGenWeb. Click to visit the website.
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Waukesha County Genealogy & History
Waukesha County Genealogy and History website features over 900 webpages of Waukesha County related free births, deaths, marriages, and military history and genealogical information. It is part of the WIGenWeb. Click to visit the website.
Links To The Past » Waukesha County
Washington County, Wisconsin Genealogy and History
Website dedicated to the distribution of free birth, death, marriage, cemetery, military history and genealogical information for Washington County, Wisconsin. Part of the WIGenWeb. Click to visit the website.
Links To The Past » Washington County
Manitowoc County Genealogy
Over 2500 webpages of births, deaths, marriages, and military history and genealogical information for Manitowoc County, Wisconsin. See More on Manitowoc County
WI Roots Genealogy and History Resources
Wisconsin history and genealogical information and links to free genealogy resources for all 72 Wisconsin Counties. Click to see Wisconsin Free Genealogy Links and Resources.
143 years ago today, one of the most destructive wildfires in US history swept through Northeast Wisconsin and the Upper Peninsula. It burned 1.2 million acres of land, incinerated Peshtigo, WI among other towns and killed an estimated 1,200-2,500 people. No other fire in the country's history has killed as many people. The Peshtigo Fire is also known as the "Forgotten Fire" - despite its destructiveness, it was overshadowed by another fire that occurred on the same day - The Great Chicago Fire. Some more information is available on our website: http://www.crh.noaa.gov/grb/?n=peshtigofire
Group asking for public's help to identify mystery marker found in historic Wagoner cemetery
The Three Forks Genealogy Society unearthed a mystery at a historic cemetery in Wagoner.
Join the Worldwide Indexing Event
On July 2, 2012, a total of 49,025 FamilySearch indexers and arbitrators joined together to set the all-time record for the most indexing participants in a single day. That lofty record is about to...
Program at Menomonee Falls Public Library Wednesday, May 7th, at 7:00 PM
In genealogical research, maps can provide clues to where our ancestors may have lived and where to look for written records about them.
Discover the various map resources available to genealogists with Jovanka Ristic, Senior Academic Librarian at the American Geographical Society Library at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Wednesday, May 7th, at 7:00 PM. Jovanka has been with the library for 30+ years and helped many genealogists with map-related questions.
Although the program is free, space is limited. Registration is required. Please call Karen Esvang at (262)532-8912 to reserve your spot.
American Geographical Society Library Home Page
The AGS Library is located on the 3rd floor, East wing of the Golda Meir Library at the UW Milwaukee Libraries.
On Saturday, March 29 at 2:30pm, the Menomonee Falls Public Library will have Dr. Scott Mellor from the University of Wisconsin-Madison speaking on “Vikings in America.” Around the year 1000, Leif Eriksson and other Vikings came to the North American continent. This talk will focus on texts and archaeological findings that support this adventure. Dr. Mellor specializes in historic Scandinavia. This program is free and open to the public in the Community/Meeting Room on the first floor. For more information, please call Karen at 262-532-8912.
Menomonee Falls Public Library
All movies shown at the library are free! No need to call or sign up, and you can bring your own snacks and beverages (covered please). Show times for February movies include:
Wisconsin in the Spanish American War
Information about the Wisconsin Regiments that served in the Spanish American War. See More
History of the Great Lakes
Captains, Shipping, Lighthouse Keepers and Marine Biographies. See More
Linking Your Past Professional Research Service
Need help with your genealogy research? Linking Your Past Research Service is available for genealogical research for Milwaukee, Waukesha, Ozaukee, Washington Counties Wisconsin. I also do other genealogy searches. Visit Linking Your Past Website
If you are interested in any of these Manitowoc County rooted family names, please contact me.
Jonas & Chaloupka Family Ancestry--Including the surnames:
Radej (Radey), Tuma, Honzik, Jindra,
Blum, Wenholz, Carstens (Newton), Jonas, Freitag (Minnesota), Sporleder(Minnesota, Iowa)