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Blue Hills Genealogical Society -
Barron County, Inc.
501 (c)(3) Organization
Barron, Wisconsin

Affiliate of the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society (WSGS)

Member of the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS)  

Agenda| Officers| Committees | Goals | Memberships | Membership Application | Addresses |Announcements |Databases | Links |Member's Surnames

 Our Resource Center |Resource Center Inventory


Informational Pages




Services We Provide



Publications For Sale


Cemeteries and Sextons

Membership Application


Links to Websites

Our Resource Center and Inventory


     Barron County Probate Information

Pioneer & Century Certificate Program


Member's Surnames

Awarded Pioneer & Century Certificates


Genealogical Forms

Resource Center

410 E. LaSalle St (4th and East LaSalle Streets)
Barron, WI 54812
The entrance is at the back of the building, from the 4th Street parking lot
Open:  Mondays 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Closed:  Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Halloween, December and January

Available for on-site research at the Resource Center is a collection of  records of genealogical value to Barron County, WI residents. A few of these records include the Rice Lake Chronotype and the Barron News Shield, 23 volumes of obituaries, church directories and histories, township and community histories, plat books, telephone directories, an extensive military records collection, local family histories, photographs, cemetery abstracts, school and township records, Barron county Pioneer and Century Certificate proofs, Barron County Century Farms and any records that name people and put them in a certain place at a certain time. BHGS-BC welcomes donations of old Barron County telephone books, fraternal society membership records, cemetery information and records, plat books, school records, family histories, journals, diaries, family trees and notes often inside of a Bible, etc.    "To help us grow our collection; we encourage anyone who has Barron County records of genealogical value to donate them to the Society."

Monthly Meeting Location
Barron Senior Citizen Center
12 North 3rd Street
Barron, WI 54812

Meetings are the second Monday of the month February thru November . 

The Next Meeting is:

"Special Presentation"
How To Use www.Ancestry.Com  and What It Can Do
presenter,  Lin Hanson
When: Sunday, October 30, 2016
Time:  3:30 - 5:00
Where:  Barron senior Center
Cost:  $5.00 suggested donation
Bring your computers and follow along!

 Monday,  November 14, 2016
  presenter, Wayne May

Our November 14 speaker will be Wayne May.  Wayne is  a nationally known speaker and publisher of the archeological magazine "Ancient American". His focus will be on the "Hopewell peoples", who were a major player in the archeology of North America. They are also known  as the "mound builders" and populated the lands from Iowa to Pennsylvania, Canada to Florida from 500 BC to 500 AD. They are responsible for the mounds found on the shores of Rice Lake, WI and south of Rice Lake, in the Cameron, WI area.
Our Monthly Meeting Agenda

See our Announcements page for more meeting details or you may contact us via email

The meetings start at 6:30 pm for registration of new members, a short business discussion and social time.

The feature program is from 7:00 to 9:00 pm
which is an informative or educational program with a wide variety guest speakers.
Our feature program is free and the general public is welcome to attend.
See our Announcements page for more meeting details or you may contact us via email

Mailing Address
Blue Hills Genealogical Society - Barron County, Inc.
P. O. Box 383
Cameron, WI  54822




Our Mission

The purpose of the Society shall be to encourage and teach aspects of genealogical research and to preserve records of Barron County genealogical relevance within geographical boundaries of Barron County, WI.

Our Goals
The goals of the society include:

encourage the preservation of genealogically relevant materials regarding Barron County WI,
educate persons in appropriate genealogical research methods
aid persons in conducting the research of their Barron County WI roots
encourage membership in the society
support existing resources in Barron County that contribute to this purpose


The Blue Hills Genealogical Society - Barron Co., Inc. offers two types of memberships:
Membership Dues within the USA $15.00 (single) or $22.50 (dual). 
Membership Dues outside the USA $18.00 (single) or $27.00 (dual) *(see note below)

Dues are payable in US funds only!

Dues paying members (single memberships) include the following privileges:

Voting privileges at regularly scheduled society meetings
Copy of Blue Hills Genealogical Society Bylaws
Quarterly Society Newsletter "The Echoes"
One free query in "The Echoes" newsletter
Unlimited on-site lookups in our Surname File
Unlimited on-site lookups in our obituary collection
Unlimited on-site lookups in our cemetery abstracts
Unlimited on-site lookups in the Christeson Civil War Files
Unlimited on-site lookups in the 1922 History of Barron County
Free Subscription to the Society's private E-Mail List
*Dual memberships have all of the above privileges except they will receive one hard copy of the society bylaws and a digital copy of THE ECHOES newsletter (US mail version upon request).

Volunteer opportunities are available.  Members are encouraged to make a contribution of their time and/or talents by participating in the fund raising activities of the society. For more information email .

Would you like to be a part of this great society?
Print out, fill in and mail this  Membership Application along with a check to:

Blue Hills Genealogical Society-Barron County, Inc.
P.O. Box 383
Cameron, WI  54822

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Our Officers

President- Gloria Dobberfuhl
Vice President - Carol Moen
Secretary - Linda Barta
Treasurer - Carol Gehler  

Our Committees

Society Historian - Allene Hintz (chair)
Historical Collections librarian - Carol Gehler (chair)
Lookups - Barb Redlich (chair)
Programs -
The Echoes  - Will Mickelson (editor)
Publicity -
Hospitality - Sharon Bringman (chair)
Certificates  - Bev Moore and  David Driver

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 Last updated on 25 October 2016


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