Kenosha County Genealogy Links

Last Update - 5/5/04

Kenosha County Family Web Pages


Jayme Rice's Genealogy Site
This site contains numerous surnames that lived in Kenosha, like
Jankowski, Ryckowski, Nowacki, Czajkowski, and Apanasewicz. All lived in Kenosha
in the early 1900's. Many from these families currently still reside in Kenosha.
There is a photo section of individuals and a section on family histories.
Sandi Hartnell's Genealogy Home Page
Researching: Hartnell, Penney, Winemiller, Dengler, Steele, Nye, Hoffman and Lyon families.
Jim Schoettler: Photos of my ancestors from Kenosha County, WI
Foster Roots and Branches
Kathy's Danish Genealogy Puzzle Pieces - Gottfredsen Family
Tague Family Tree
Lennie Lichter's Family pages
Scott Ladewig's Family Tree
David L. McMonigle's Family Tree
Bob Heck's Genealogy Home Page
Surnames include BURGESS, HECK, MIKEL, MCNULTY, STRATMAN,
HENNINGFELD, GUTHOF, RICHTER
Alexander Kaye Ogilvie Tribute by Julia K. Hogston
WILDER Connections
ELMER family
Obediah ELMER born: 7 Jan 1792, Ashfield, Franklin Co, MA; d. 11 Jan 1869, Kenosha Co, WI
Descendants of Jens Martin Julius Lauritz Kjerrumgård
Family Tree Maker Reports and Trees
Ancestors of Loren Glen Carlson
Family Tree Maker Reports and Trees
Ancestors of Vicky Lynn Deckrosh
Family Tree Maker Reports and Trees
Descendants of Edmund Cantwell
Family Tree Maker Reports and Trees
Ancestors of Donald Leon Chaput
Family Tree Maker Reports and Trees
Descendants of Joseph Leopold Bastian
Family Tree Maker Reports and Trees
Thomas Hansen of Kenosha, Wisconsin & His Descendants
Family Tree Maker Reports and Trees
Bessey family of Wheatland Township, Kenosha Co.
includes Bessey, Woodhouse, Palmer, Bassett, Vanderbeck, and other families of
Wheatland and Randall Township in Kenosha Co
Kitchinghams of U.S.A.
They started in Kenosha
Glenn R Woodward's Family Tree
Surnames for my family include: ANDERSEN, BORGER (BOGER),
BRINKMAN, COLLIER, EFIRD, FREDERIKSEN, GLAD, MÜLLER,
PETERSON (PEDERSEN), PHILBECK (FELBACH, VELBACH), PLESS,
PURCELL, TAYLOR, TESSNEER (TESSENEER, TESENAIR, ETC.), WOODWARD
Teague family in the Wisconsin Census
Descendants of Theodore Hermann Timme
Family Tree Maker Reports and Trees
BURGESS FAMILY AND RELATIONS
The Prange Family Homepage
Maranesi in Kenosha
Bob Heck's Burgess Family Genealogy Home Page


Do you have a family web site? E-mail us and we will add a link to your site.


John and Bridget McCaffary History


Robert Fay's History and Genealogy Page
Contains history of the last execution in the state of Wisconsin
before the state abolished the Death Penalty John McCaffery murdered his wife Bridget.
Robert Fay is beginning to search deeper into the genealogy and History
of John and Bridget in order to provide a better understanding of this
important piece of Wisconsin's history. If you have any information that will help him,
please visit this site and send him an E-mail.
You may also join in on the Kenosha listserv to participate in discussions.

A Brief History of Wisconsin's Death Penalty
by Alexander T. Pendleton & Blaine R. Renfert
Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine


The Sentencing and Execution of John McCaffary
Wisconsin Lawyer Magazine


Famous Kenoshans

Orson Welles
Actor and Director

Deep Focus - Orson Welles

Orson Welles - The Man and his Genius

The Estate of Orson Welles

Margaret Landon
Author of the book "Anna and the King" (Musical version was "The King and I")

Margaret Landon - papers of Kenneth and Margaret Landon - Wheaton University

Irving Wallace
Writer

Irving Wallace - Books and Writers

Alan Ameche
Football Player and Heisman Trophy Winner

Alan Ameche - Heisman Trophy Winner - 1954

Kenosha Public Libraries


General Information for the Kenosha Public Library System

Search the Kenosha Public Library System "Katalog"


NAME ADDRESS PHONE NUMBER WEBSITE
Northside Library 1500 27th Avenue, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53140 262-595-3740 http://www.kenosha.lib.wi.us/ northside.html
Simmons Library 711 59th Place, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53140 262-942-3700 http://www.kenosha.lib.wi.us/ simmons.html
Southwest Library 7979 38th Avenue, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53142 262-942-3710 http://www.kenosha.lib.wi.us/ southwest.html
Uptown Library 2419 63rd, Kenosha, Wisconsin 53144 262-942-3703 http://www.kenosha.lib.wi.us/ uptown.html

Kenosha County Resources


National Register of Historic Places - Kenosha sites

Kenosha News
http://www.kenoshacounty.com

Kenosha News Library

Kenosha County Register of Deeds

Slovenians in Wisconsin - Kenosha

Political Graveyard - Kenosha

Kenosha Area Convention & Visitors Bureau

The Southport Lighthouse History

Old Pier (Pierhead) Lighthouse History

Palmen (Motors) Family History

Kenosha Theater Restoration Project

Kenosha's Irish Experience, 1839-1890 by Maureen Funk

Top Stories of Yesteryear in Kenosha

Kenoshan's Who Have Made a Difference

100th Anniversary Celebration of the Rambler 1902-2002


Early German Settlers in the Town of Brighton


A History of some of the Early German Settlers in the Community of Brighton,
Kenosha County, Wisconsin, collected by Miss Louise Thom in 1932
for the State Historical Society.


Marriages in Brighton, Wisconsin - families from the Eifel area

Map of the Eifel area

Eifel page

Klinkhammer census page

Sharon Butler's Web Site

Eifel area families

More Eifel area families

Thank you to Larry Devitt for pointing out these links:
(These are good sites)
THE THOMAS A. PICK HOMEPAGE - BIRTHS AND MARRIAGES IN THE EIFEL

FAMILIES IN FLIESSEM, EIFEL, GERMANY

UW-Parkside Area Research Center


Located in the Archives on D-2 level of the Wyllie Library Learning Center
900 Wood Road, Box 2000
Kenosha, WI 53141-2000
Phone: 262-595-2411
http://www.uwp.edu/info-services/library/archives.htm


Area Genealogical Societies


Kenosha County Genealogical Society
PO BOX 25
Kenosha, WI 53141-0025
Members receive a quarterly newsletter.
For more information, send a self addressed stamped envelope.
http://www.rootsweb.com/~wikenosh/gensoc.htm


Burlington Genealogical Society
PO Box 593
Burlington, WI 53105
http://www.rootsweb.com/~wiburlgs/index.html


Zion Genealogical Society
c/o Zion Public Library
2400 Gabriel Avenue
Zion, IL 60099
http://wkkhome.northstarnet.org/zion/index.html


Wisconsin State Genealogical Society
P.O. BOX 5106
Madison WI 53705-5106
http://www.rootsweb.com/~wsgs/


McHenry County Illinois Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 184
Crystal Lake, IL 60039-0184
http://www.mcigs.org/


Walworth County Genealogical Society, Inc.
PO Box 159
Delavan, WI 53115-0159
http://www.rootsweb.com/~wiwalwor/wcgs.html


Lake County Genealogical Society
PO Box 721
Libertyville, IL 60048
http://www.rootsweb.com/~illcgs/index.htm


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Area Historical Societies


Kenosha History Center
(Kenosha County Historical Society)
220 51st St. *NEW ADDRESS*
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53143
262-654-5770 *SAME PHONE NUMBER*
They do accept queries for a small donation.
http://www.kenoshahistorycenter.org


Western Kenosha County Historical Society
PO Box 31
Wilmot, WI 53192
(262) 877-2698



Kenosha County Towns and Villages


Town of Brighton
1196 248th Avenue
Kansasville, WI 53182
262-878-2218


Town of Bristol
198th Avenue & 83rd Street, Box 187
Bristol, WI 53104
262-857-2368


Village of Genoa City
510 Fellows Street
Genoa City, WI 53128


Village of Paddock Lake
6969 236th Avenue
Paddock Lake, Salem, WI 53168
262-843-2713


Town of Paris
16607 Burlington Road
Union Grove, WI 53182
262-859-3006


Village of Pleasant Prairie
9915 39th Avenue
Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158
262-694-1400
http://www.plprairiewi.com


Town of Randall
34530 Bassett Road
Bassett, WI 53101
262-877-2165


Town of Salem
9814 Antioch Road, Hwy. 83
Salem, WI 53168
262-843-2313


Village of Silver Lake
113 S. First Street
Silver Lake, WI 53170
262-889-4308


Town of Somers
7511 12th Street, Box 197
Somers, WI 53171
262-859-2822


Village of Twin Lakes
108 East Main Street
Twin Lakes, WI 53181
262-877-2858


Town of Wheatland
34315 Geneva Road
New Munster, WI 53152
262-537-4340




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