Historical Societies

The following is a list of area historical societies that may have genealogy information available for searching. Be sure to also check out the libraries page.

Waukesha County Historical Society and Museum Research Center

http://www.waukeshacountymuseum.org/ View historic documents relating to Waukesha County in the Research Center. Documents include birth, marriage and other court records, cemetery records, land and argiculture records, historic maps, naturalization papers, school records, tax and assessment records.

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday  10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Wednesday Closed
Thursday        12:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

$3.00 User fee per day. 
For research by mail, there is a $10 per hour fee with a 
one hour minimum. 
For simple requests, please send $10 check to: 
Waukesha County Museum 
Research Center 
101 W. Main Street 
Waukesha , WI.  53186
Phone: 1-262-521-2859
Fax: 262-521-2865

State Historical Society of Wisconsin

816 State Street
Madison, WI. 53706

For more information on how to access records at the Society: https://www.wisconsinhistory.org/

Wisconsin State Historical Society Area Research Centers

The State Historical Society has Area Research Centers for different sections of Wisconsin. The address of the one that covers Waukesha County are:

Golda Meir Library 
Contact:  Timothy Erickson
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
2311 East Hartford Avenue 
Milwaukee, WI.  53201

Other Research Repositories

Wisconsin State Genealogical Society 
C/O Mrs. John Irwin 
2109 - 20th Avenue 
Monroe, WI.  53566

Waukesha County Historical Society 
(see above)
P.O. Box 833 
Waukesha, WI.  53187-0833

Waukesha County Museum
(see above)
101 W. Main Street
Waukesha, WI.  53187

Milwaukee Public Library 
814 W. Wisconsin Avenue 
Milwaukee, WI.  53233

Waukesha Public Library 
321 Wisconsin Avenue 
Waukesha, WI.  53187

Milwaukee County Historical Society 
910 N. Old World Third St.
Milwaukee, WI.  53203 

Waukesha County Genealogical Society 
P.O. Box 1541 
Waukesha, WI.  53187-1541

Wisconsin State Old Cemetery Society 
6100 W. Mequon Rd.
Mequon, WI.  53092-1951