Milwaukee County Links and Resources

As best we could we have divided this page into sections to help you sort out the types of resources we have added here. You will want to look over the entire list to be sure you find the links that will be helpful to you.

[Milwaukee Resources] [Wisconsin Resources]
[Resources For Other States/Entire US] [Resources For Other Countries/Immigration]
[Military Resources] [General/All Inclusive]


Milwaukee Mailing List

Milwaukee County Historical Society Genealogical and Historical Research Collections

Golda Meier Urban Records Library - at UW-Milwaukee

Family History Library - Hales Corners

Milwaukee Public Library Various Branches throughout the city. Interlibrary Loan available.

Milwaukee Photos and Maps

Milwaukee County GenWeb Page

Milwaukee PAF Users Group


Maritime and Ship Captain Biographies

Great Lakes Shipwrecks

Maritime Wisconsin Newspaper Database

Southeastern Wisconsin Cemeteries

Resources Boards for all WI counties

Online History Stories Wisconsin Historical Society has local history stories from newspaper clippings online

Every Newspaper in Wisconsin

Golda Meier Urban Records Library - at UW-Milwaukee

Family History Library - Hales Corners

Milwaukee Public Library -Various Branches. Interlibrary Loan available.


USGenWeb Project

USGenWeb Archives

Archives Global Search

Birth, Death, Marriage Project

Resources Boards for all States

1870 Michigan Census Online Searchable Index and Images.


1901 UK census Database

UK Genealogy Interests Directory -At this web site you can find other "Family Historians" researching the same names as yourself. This site is a FREE Genealogy website. The amount of genealogy interests is growing daily. You can view by county by clicking on the country England, Scotland, Wales, N. Ireland, Eire or by Surname.

Rootsweb's Irish Church Record Database

Ellis Island Millions of Ellis Island records will be going online here.

French-Canadian Gen. Books

Immigrant Ships Passenger Lists

FreeBMD Details of over 10 million English and Welsh births, marriages and deaths between 1837 and 1900 are now available for free on the Internet

The Ancestors Has surnames, Town names, County names in Prussia. You will have to work at it a little, but you should be able to find what your looking for.

Translations Here is a link to a German-English online translation page

Index to the Hamburg Passenger Lists for the year 1872

Pomeranian Society of Freistadt Contains a database of names that have been researched.

St. Catherines Transcriptions Post-1837 birth, marriage and death records in England and Wales

Gard Strom Here is a great site to find Norwegian ancestors. He has all kinds of records online.

German Translation Service


Searchable Civil War rosters for Wisconsin

Veteran Ancestor Registry

28th Regiment - Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry 1862-1865    - Recruited from Milwaukee & Walworth Counties

Purple Heart Recipient Database    Offsite Link by my friend Debie Blindauer

The Civil War Lady She does lookups on many states rosters.

Lists The government has put the casualties from the Korean war and the Vietnam war online, listed by state then by county

Patriot Lookup Service The DAR will search their database of proven Revolutionary patriots free of charge.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall Page

Bios and other information on POW/MIAs


Cyndi's List of Genealogy Sites on the Internet Great Resource!

Genealogy Portal A fantastic starting point for your genealogy research

Church Addresses A site that lists church addresses around the US and Canada.

LDS Online The LDS is putting genealogy information online. It's a must visit.

Downward Bound Help finding your ancestors of Great Lakes shipping

Site for free lookups of all kinds

Cemeteries around the World A link to cemeteries online all over the net.

Links to US Libraries

Geographic Nameserver If you don't know where the town your looking for is, try this site and you should be able to find it.

US Gen Net