Brown County,Wisconsin Links
Brown County Info / Ethnic Links / General
Land Patents - land patents for Wisconsin
Wisconsin Volunteers - the War of Rebellion
(1861-1865) "The Cvil War" - courtesy of the
Wisconsin State Historical Society.
Great Peshitgo Fire of 1871 - link to Wisconsin
Historical Society where you can search for articles,
pictures etc. on the Great Peshtigo Fire 1871.
State Historical Society - link to on-line historical
collection of articles about locations and surnames
around the stat from 1860 - 1940. Local
History in Newpapers (a collection of 50,000 pages of
local newpapers article 1860-1940). Wisconsin
Historical Images - The Society has collected
pictures for more than 150 years and today it possesses
more than a million images, from mid-nineteenth century
daguerreotypes to new millennium digital files. About 250
of the most popular or important have recently been made
available on theSociety's Web site.
Blue Book of the State of Wisconsin" Compiled
and Published under the direction of J. D. Beck,
Commissioner of Labor and Industrial Statistics 1907.
- Brown County
home page - current infromation about Brown County, WI..
- Green Bay Police
Page - links to neighboring community information.
- History of
the Great Lakes - Marine Biographies of the Great
Lakes from History of the Great Lakes, Vol. 2 by J.B.
Mansfield Published Chicago: J.H. Beers & Co. 1899.
- ePodunk - Profiles every county in the country, and more
than 25,000 communities, with information about local
museums, historical sites and other features, as well as
links to cemetery info, state archives, state historical
societies and other great sources for researchers. We
have also geocoded our entries, so that users can search
for nearby places. Many or our profiles feature vintage
post cards from the early 1920s or before.
- Catholic Churches in
the Fox Valley - thanks to Jay Wilpolt
- Coffrin Library UWGB - Archives and Library inlcuing the history of Brown County, plat maps, and a great genealogical resource.
Groups in Brown County
HOLLAND / BELGIUM / LUXEMBURG
Genealogy - Home Page for genealogists with ancestors
in the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxemburg.
- Soc.Genealogy.Benelux - Usenet news group for
genealogists researching the benelux countries.
- Passenger lists - Early Dutch
emmigrants to Wisconsin - 6 August 1847, and those
encouraged to come by Father Van den Broek, arriving in
1848 and settling in Little Chute, Hollandtown, and Bay
- on-line birth death and marriage record searches for
theNetherlands from 1810 to 1910.
- Soc.Genealogy.German - Usenet news groups for
genealogists researching German ancestry.
General Genealogy Links
- Roots Surname List
- A searchable list of surnames and the researchers
- Rootsweb - Home
page for the Rootsweb server.
- Social Security Death Index - a search engine to find
ancestors who were registered with the Social Security
Administration. A good source of birth and death
dates. Also identifies last address to which social
security payments were sent.
- 19th Century Naming Pattern - a
naming convention (sometimes followed, but with
Assistance - a site which will translate English to
French, German, Italian, Portugese and Spanish of French,
German, Italian, Portugese and Spanish to English.
- 19 Century
Poorhouses - link to poorhouse stories and censuses
in the U.S. of the mid-eighten hundreds.
- The Department of
Veterans Affairs put 3.2 million records for veterans
buried in national veteran's cemeteries on this website.
Genealogist and the Courthouse - gives a lot of
information about finding and using vital records (birth,
marriage, and death only) in the state, including what to
expect at a courthouse, statistics on how many records
actually have data written into a field according to the
time period of the record, how to scan indexes as rapidly
as possible, problems one encounters getting info out of
vital records, research hours at county courthouse
Register of Deeds offices, directions to some
courthouses, which counties have incomplete brides'
indexes for marriages, which counties have computerized
indexes, and much else.
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If you have found any links that have proven useful for
researching your ancestors in Brown County.
Please send them to: Dick
Last updated: April 15th, 2006
Copyright 2001, Richard M. Balza