The Burnett County
mailing list was started to enable fellow genealogists and historians to
communicate with one another on issues of research in Burnett Co, WI.
If you have a desire to talk with others who may be looking for the same
info as you, or if you have information to share, please come and join
us. It's easy, it's fun, and it's free!
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for Using the Mailing List
(Do's and Don't's of a mailing list)
This list is for
the discussion of Burnett Co. Genealogy and History. This includes
historical sketches, census data, genealogies, vital records, immigration,
family Bibles, settlements, web sites, etc. as they relate to Burnett Co.
Please keep your discussions within these guidelines.
Give public announcements of
information that is of genealogical interest AS THEY
PERTAIN TO BURNETT COUNTY. Please use discretion! If
you have a question, please contact the list
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