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When was Brown County, WI Created?
Brown County was created on October 26, 1818 from unorganized territory . The county was named in honor of Major General Jacob Brown (1775-1828), a commanding general of the United States Army during the War of 1812.
Where can find Brown County Birth, marriage, Divorce and Death Records?
Brown County vital records can be found at the Wisconsin Office of Vital Records has copies of Birth, Marriage, Divorce & Death Records reported since 1907. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Wisconsin for current fees and application process..
You can search online for Brown County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Wisconsin Birth Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Application to mail.
What Brown County, WI census records are available?
There are many types of census records for Brown County guide you in researching your family tree. Federal Population Schedules are available for 1820, 1830 (as Michigan Territory), 1840 (as Wisconsin Territory), 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890 (fragment, see below), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940.
Brown Co. Mortality Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Brown Co. Industry and Agriculture can be found for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Brown Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. One can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research.
There are Wisconsin State censuses from 1895 and 1905. Also the Wisconsin Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index for 1820-1890. You can find free down-loadable and also printable census forms to help you with your research. See Also Wisconsin Census Records Research Guide
What genealogical records can I find in the Brown County Courthouse?
The below facts shows exactly what death, marriage, birth, property, wills, and court records are typically in Brown County.The date listed for each category of record is usually the earliest registration filed. The earliest date does not indicate that there are numerous records for that year and does not mean that all such events were actually registered.
What genealogical and historical societies, archives, museums, associations and libraries are available for Brown County, WI?
A list of Brown County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Libraries, Archives. See also list of Statewide Wisconsin Archives, Historical & Genealogical Societies.
Where can I connect with other Brown County, WI Researchers through message boards and forums?
What other genealogical resources are available in Brown County, WI?
The following are web links to Genealogy, Records and Resources pertaining to Brown County. Many of these genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business oriented Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a cost. This is just a listing which has been collected or submitted. I do not endorse or promote one genealogy site above another.