Some Helpful Resources
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Marinette County Centennial 1879-1979. Marinette,
Wis.: Marinette County Historical Society, 1979. [Note: I
purchased my copy from the Logging Museum shop in 1998.]
Boatman, John F. And the River Flows On ... Memories from a
Wisconsin-Michigan Border Town. Milwaukee, Wis.: UW-Milwaukee,
Burke, Fred C. I Lived at Peshtigo Harbor. The
History of an Early Day Saw-Mill Village. Peshtigo, Wis.: Peshtigo Times
Publishing Co., 1971.
Commemorative Biographical Record of the West Shore of Green Bay,
Wisconsin including the counties of Brown, Oconto, Marinette and
Florence, containing biographical sketches of prominent and representative
citizens and many of
the early settled families. Illustrated. Chicago, IL: J. H. Beers & Co.,
Gard, Robert, and L.G. Soren. The Romance of Wisconsin Place
Names. Minocqua, Wis.: Heartland Press, 1988. [Out
of print, but should be available through interlibrary loan.]
History of Northern Wisconsin, Containing an
account of it's settlement, growth, development and resources; an extensive
sketch of its Counties, Cities, Towns and Villages Illustrated. Chicago, IL:
Western Historical Company, 1881. Lookups
Johnson, Beverly H. Queen Marinette: Spirit of Survival on the
Great Lakes Frontier. Amasa, Mich.: White Water Associates, Inc.,
1995. [This book is well-researched and nicely put
together. I got my copy from the Logging Museum shop in 1998.]
Morton, W. "Notables in Early History of Marinette." Green
Bay Historical Bulletin, Vol. 5, No. 3. Green Bay, Wis.: Green Bay
Historical Society, 1929.
Rentmeester, Jeanne, and Les Rentmeester. The Wisconsin Creoles.
Melbourne, Fla.: Jeanne and Les Rentmeester, 1987.
Stephenson, Isaac. Recollections of a Long Life, 1829-1915.
Chicago, Ill.: R.R. Donnelley & Sons, 1915.
Link to Wisconsin books at Origins: http://www.OriginsBooks.com
(courtesy Pam Rietsch, Livingston County, MI) Marinette
Marinette County Townships
Marinette County WIGenWeb (this site).
Marinette County Road Map
Marinette County WIGenWeb (this site), Courtesy of
Uncapher, Wendy (Zastrow) and Linda (Zastrow) Herrick. Wisconsin:
Its Counties, Townships & Villages. Janesville, Wis.: Origins,
a Division of Copycrafters, Inc., 1994. [Often
affectionately referred to as "the cow book" for the black-and-white
holstein spots on its cover. It is available through Origins, a genealogy book
and supply store located in Janesville. http://www.OriginsBooks.com.]
Using Maps in Genealogy A
reference guide from the U.S.
Wisconsin Atlas and Gazetteer. Freeport, Maine:
DeLorme Mapping Co. [A must have for anyone traveling or
doing research in Wisconsin -- includes townships, landmarks, and every known
Digital Map Library USGenWeb
Historic Overview of
Marinette County City
of Marinette Web Site
Area Chamber of Commerce
Archives and Records Administration - Great Lakes Region
Political Graveyard - Marinette County
- The oldest and largest FREE genealogy site.
Historical Society of Wisconsin - Genealogy Resources