Wisconsin Family History Societies(M-O)

This section lists associations from Marathon Genealogical to Oconto giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

County and Other Societies

Marathon County Genealogical Society

Many databases are accessible, which incorporate 

  • Cemetery Inscription Index
  • Churches and Cemeteries
  • Pinery Surname Index, which is an Index of the 25th Anniversary 5-Generation Pedigree Charts

Numerous publications are available for sale, which incorporate:

  • 1882 Plat Map
  • 1895 Plat Map
  • 20th Anniversary 5-Generation Pedigree Charts
  • Births
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Church Records Survey
  • Deaths
  • Deeds pre 1881
  • Marriage Books 1, 5 and 8 covering 1853-1882
  • Marriages
  • Photographers 1840-1998
  • Town of Kronenwetter Births, Marriages and Deaths
  • Types of Photographs and Styles of Dress 1840-1950

Marathon County Historical Society

The association has a Research Library where many archives are available, including:

  • 1905 Census
  • City of Wausau Maps
  • Diaries
  • Documents
  • Early Wausau Telephone Directories
  • High School Yearbooks
  • John Mylrea Personal Journals
  • Journals
  • Local Government Scrapbooks
  • Manuscripts
  • Normal School Registers

Documents also comprise:

  • Military and Enlistments Records from the Civil War and World War I
  • Newspaper Clippings
  • Obituaries
  • Photographs
  • Plat Books
  • Postcards
  • Private Letters
  • School Censuses
  • Wausau City Directories
  • Wills and Probate

Numerous databases are accessible, which include:

  • 1905 Marathon Co. Census Returns
  • Biographies of People of Marathon Co.
  • Digital Photograph Collection
  • Wausau City Directories

Numerous Local History Publications can be accessed, which include:

  • Across Generations
  • Athens Centennial
  • A Century in Hamburg
  • City of Abbotsford
  • A Photo Album of Marathon Co. 1850-1925
  • Rib Mountaineer
  • Rothschild 1917-1976
  • Town of Stettin Centennial
  • Unity Centennial
  • Wausau in 1900

Milwaukee County Genealogical Society

An Index of Marriages from 1822-1876 is accessible, along with a list of Audio Tapes held by the association.

Many publications are available for sale, which include:

  • Back Issues and Subject Indexes of The Reporter
  • Granville Township Settlers
  • Index to the Vosburgh Collection of Selected Church Records of New York State
  • Irish of the Town of Granville
  • Village of Bay View 1880 Census

Mt Horeb Area Historical Society

Many resources can be accessed in their Archives, which comprise:

  • Diaries
  • Genealogies
  • Local Business Papers
  • Media
  • Oral Histories
  • Personal Papers
  • Photographs
  • School Registers
  • Scrapbooks

Oconto County Genealogical Society

The society is a non-profit making association established in 1997. Their aim is to help others with their family history research by utilising, preserving and organising genealogical records relating to Oconto County.

An extensive collection of archives is held in a Family History Room in Suring Village Hall, which incorporate Atlases, Books, Genealogies and Yearbooks.

Many databases are accessible, which comprise:

  • Cemetery Transcriptions
  • Oconto Co. Schools
  • Photographs
  • Suring Births 1915-1943
  • Suring Burial Permits 1940-1986
  • Suring Deaths 1915-1946
  • Suring Marriages 1915-1943

A Surname Index is also available, along with a list of Surnames currently being researched by Members.


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