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Welcome to Ashland Co., WIGenWeb. If you have an interest in contributing material to this site or other WIGenWeb Project sites, please contact Lori Thornton, County Coordinator of the site, or the State Coordinator. Enjoy your visit!

What's New


Additional photos posted to Pat Shanks' Photo Page - Bucheger Children


Additional Photos Posted to Pat Shanks' Photo Page - Edward & Louise Bucheger, Henry & Mary Ann Bucheger, Henry & Josephine (Bucheger) Hilgers, George John & Gertrude Theresa (Bucheger) Moseler, Raymond & Marie Magdalene (Bucheger) Engelbreth, Paul & Florence Bucheger


Addition of Photos of Leopold & Theresa Bucheger, Violetta Lashua Shanks, Josepha Hoefinger Bucheger, and John L. Moseler to Pat Moseler Shanks' Photo Page - contributed by Pat Moseler Shanks


Surname Registry Addition: Sinrud
A. P. Sinrud obituary and family notes - contributed by Doug Sinrud


Link to Mount Hope Cemetery (USGenWeb Archives)


Surname Registry additions: Engeldinger, Schatz


Surname Registry addition: Impelman(s)


Link to Ashland County's World War II Enlistees (USGenWeb Archives) on our Military page


Surname Registry addition: Wilmann


Surname Registry additions: Borowski & Schultz


Link to Wisconsin Historical Society's Historical Images on the Photo page.


Link to Thomas Corrigan Letter at Brian Zalewski's site - on our Diaries & Letters page
Link to Corrigan Homestead photo - on our Photos page
Link to Tom & Emma Corrigan family photo - on our Photos page


1898 & 1905 Plat Maps of Ashland County - Thanks to USDA FS and Wisconsin Historical Society for contributing these!


Updated link to Bayfield County


History of Northern Wisconsin - Butternut - This historical sketch is up. Biographies which accompany this are William Baatz, Henry Besse, Ira A. Eble, G. A. Grant, Ferdinand H. Hoth, Alexander McQuillan, Captain John J. Metzgar, J. W. Paine, John Russell, J. H. Smart, Henry Spille, and G. W. Stubblefield.


Jim Harrington's The Genealogist and the Courthouse: Using Wisconsin and Michigan UP Courthouses for Genealogy


Moseler Family Photos - Thanks to Pat Moseler Shanks
R. W. French Biography and Photos - Submitted by Scott French


Biography of William Bishop Rea - Thanks to Gary Rea


Surname Registry Addition: Rea


1880 Odanah Census, page 17A - Thanks to Wendy Wright-Cao
1910 Bad River Census, page 265B - Thanks to Wendy Wright-Cao
1910 Bad River Census, page 266A - Thanks to Wendy Wright-Cao
1920 Ashland Census, page 51B - Thanks to Wendy Wright-Cao
1930 Ashland Census, page 75B - Thanks to Wendy Wright-Cao


1900 Sanborn Census, page 300B - Thanks to Wendy Wright-Cao for submitting!


Update to Researchers' Address Directory:
History Center and Archives
Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center
29270 County Highway G
Ashland, WI 54806-9339
(715) 685-2647


Links to Iron River Pioneer Newspaper Births, Marriages, and Deaths from 1894-1917. These are at Bayfield County WIGenWeb.
Link to The Ottawa and Chippewa of Michigan 1870 CENSUS, 1908 DURANT ROLL and the 1910 DURANT SUPPLEMENTAL ROLL. This resources is at Mackinac County MIGenWeb.


New link on the history page: A Bit of History from Wisconsin by Martin Ulvestad (1907) [off-site link - includes Ashland section]


Biographies of Martin Roehm, Joseph Routier, Franz Xavier Schottsmueller, Jacob Scott, E. C. Smith, Peter Stefan, W. R. Sutherland, W. M. Tomkins, Samuel Stuart Vaughn, H. D. Weed, R. D. Werner, Jacob Wilhelm, and Ernest H. Wilson


Biographies of Jerry Marcott, John Marshall, John Montague, M. E. Monsell, Nat D. Moore, James E. Page, George O. Peckham, and E. F. Prince


Biographies of William Kellogg, A. J. McDougal, John E. Maertz, and U. T. Marchessault


Biographies of T. V. Holston, H. J. James, and C. L. Judd


Additional biographies: R. W. French, Emil Garnich, Adam Goeltz, George W. Harrison, M. J. Hart, Michael J. Hart, William Hassard


Apostle Islands Photographs - Thanks to Pamela Cutway for submitting these postcard photos.
Chequamegon Bay Photograph - Thanks to Pamela Cutway for submitting this postcard photo.


Postcards of Ashland City Hall and Dodd Gymnasium


Postcard of State Fish Hatchery on Photos page


Postcard of Hotel Knight on Photos page


More of the history (mentioned below) has been added.
Postcard depicting St. Joseph Hospital of Ashland


The Mainland section of Ashland County of the History of Northern Wisconsin has been added. And although it is not complete yet, I'm linking the Ashland section which has an account of the first 4th of July celebration in Ashland!


Ashland County section of History of Northern Wisconsin (1881) is in process of being added to the site; The Overview & Jesuit Fathers section, The Apostle Islands section, and the biography of the Hon. John W. Bell have been added today!


Bibliography of Resources for Ashland County
Listing of Newspapers of Ashland County
Pages where users may submit Bibles, Diaries & Letters, Probate Records & Wills
Library Directory for Ashland County Research
Military Resources for Ashland County and Wisconsin
Link to History of the Chippewa Valley on History page
Link to Wisconsin's Family Group Sheet Project on Families Page


General Genealogical Information page
This What's New page is also new!



WIGenWeb ProjectCopyright Notice: All files on this site are copyrighted by their creator and/or contributor. They may be linked to but may not be reproduced on another site without specific permission from Lori Thornton [email:] and/or their contributor. Although public information is not in and of itself copyrightable, the format in which they are presented, the notes and comments, etc., are. It is however, quite permissable to print or save the files to a personal computer for personal use ONLY. Very special thanks to Holly Timm for the creation of the Ashland County WIGenWeb graphic. The use of the Penny Postcard in the title graphic is used with permission of the Penny Post Cards a USGenWeb Archives Web Site.

last edited 16 Jun 2007


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