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[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wisconsin Genealogy|Wisconsin]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] '''Kenosha County'''
{{Click|Image:WI_ORPGuide to '''Kenosha County, Wisconsin ancestry, genealogy and family history''', birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.png|Wisconsin Online Genealogy Records}}
{| style="width:18%; float:right"|-| <center>{{Click|image:WI_ORP.png|Wisconsin_Online_Genealogy_Records}}</center>|-| <center>{{Infobox U.S. County 2016|organized= January 30, 1850| county seat= Kenosha County | county_map parent county= [[Racine County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Racine]] County<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wisconsin.{{WorldCat|50140092| state disp= WisconsinAt various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item| state_map disp= WisconsinFHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.png </ref>| latd variant spellings= | longd county1= [[Lake County, Illinois Genealogy|Lake (IL)]]| founded year county2= 1850[[McHenry County, Illinois Genealogy|McHenry (IL)]]| founded date county3= January 30[[Racine County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Racine]]| seat county4= [[Walworth County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Walworth]]</br><center>[[KenoshaCounty, WisconsinGenealogy#Maps and Gazetteers|KenoshaSee County Maps]]</center>|county5=|county6=|county7=|county8=|county9=| building image county10= | building address county courthouse= <br>[http[Image://wwwKenosha County Court House.cojpg|245x245px]]|county location in state= [[Image:WI Kenosha.kenosha.wi.us/ Kenosha County Courthousepng|185x185px]]|adoption=}}|}<br/center>1010 56th Street<br>Kenosha, WI 53140div style="width:17%; float:left; margin-right:4em; <brpadding:0px">Phone. 262.653.2552__TOC__<br/div> }} == County Information ==
<br>[[Image:WI Kenosha.png|thumb|right|250px|WI Kenosha.png]] === Description ===
== The County Courthouse ==was named for the county seat, Kenosha. The County is located in the southeast area of the state.<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Kenosha County, Wisconsin " in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', "https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenosha_County,_Wisconsin."</ref>
=== County Courthouse ==={{WI Courthouse Intro|Kenosha}}'''Kenosha County Courthouse'''<br>1010 56th Street<br>Kenosha, WI 53140 <br>Phone: 262-653-2552<br>[http://www.co.kenosha.wi.us/ Kenosha County CourthouseWebsite]<br>1010 56th Street<br>Kenosha, WI 53140; [http://www.co.kenosha.wi.us/index.aspx?nid=137 County Clerk] has marriage records from 1900.<br>Phone[http://www.co.kenosha.wi. 262us/index.653aspx?nid=522 Register of Deeds] has land records.2552<br>[http://www.kenoshacounty.org/directory.aspx?eid=49 Register in Probate] has probate records. <ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Wisconsin.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
[http://www.co.kenosha.wi.us/index.aspx?nid=137 == Kenosha County Clerk] has marriage records from 1900; <br>[http://www.co.kenosha.wi.us/index.aspx?nid, Wisconsin Record Dates ==={{WI Record Dates Intro|Kenosha}}{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"|-| bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" colspan=522 Register of Deeds] has land records; "7" | <brcenter>Register in Probate has probate records '''Known Beginning Dates for Major County Records'''<ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 757 (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kenosha County, Wisconsin . Page 755-760, At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002; Alice Eichholz, ed. Ancestry’s Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources, Third ed. (DraperProvo, UTUtah:Everton PublishersAncestry, 20022004), 757-759.</ref></center>|-| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Kenosha County, Wisconsin Genealogy#Birth|Birth*]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Kenosha County, Wisconsin Genealogy#Marriage|Marriage]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Kenosha County, Wisconsin Genealogy#Death|Death*]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Kenosha County, Wisconsin Genealogy#Court Records|Court]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Kenosha County, Wisconsin Genealogy#Land and Property Records|Land]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Kenosha County, Wisconsin Genealogy#Probate Records|Probate]]'''| width="14.2%" bgcolor="#e4d8e5" align="center" | '''[[Kenosha County, Wisconsin Genealogy#Census Records|Census]]'''|-| width="14.2%" align="center" |1876| width="14.2%" align="center" |1900| width="14.2%" align="center" |1876 | width="14.2%" align="center" |1852 | width="14.2%" align="center" |1838| width="14.2%" align="center" |1850| width="14.2%" align="center" |1820|-| colspan="7"| <center>Statewide registration for births and deaths began in 1907. General compliance year unknown.</center>|}
== Historical Facts =Record Loss ==={| |-| There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/131320?availability|}=== Boundary Changes ===Family%20History%20Library The city of {{WI Boundary Changes Intro|Kenosha and }}{| |-| *1850--Kenosha County was created 30 January 1850 from[[Racine County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Racine]] County.*'''County seat: a record ''' Kenosha<ref>''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of settlementAmerica'', organization10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., porgress2002), Wisconsin.{{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref><br>For animated maps illustrating Wisconsin County boundary changes, and achievement[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ "Rotating Formation Wisconsin County Boundary Maps"] Viewable(1790-1961) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
|}===Populated Places = Parent ==For a complete list of populated places, including small neighborhoods and suburbs, visit [https://wisconsin.hometownlocator.com/counties/cities,cfips,059,c,kenosha.cfm Hometown Locator].The following are the most historically and genealogically relevant populated places in this county:<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Kenosha County , Wisconsin," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenosha_County,_Wisconsin, accessed 15 September 2018.</ref>{{populated places<!--cities column------------------->| cities-col1=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenosha,_Wisconsin Kenosha] (county seat)</div>| cities-col2=<div></div>| cities-col3=<div></div><!--towns column------------------->| towns-col1=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brighton,_Kenosha_County,_Wisconsin Brighton]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris,_Kenosha_County,_Wisconsin Paris]</div>| towns-col2=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Randall,_Wisconsin Randall]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somers_(town),_Wisconsin Somers]</div>| towns-col3=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wheatland,_Kenosha_County,_Wisconsin Wheatland]</div><!--villages column------------------->| villages-col1=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bristol_(village),_Wisconsin Bristol]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genoa_City,_Wisconsin Genoa City] * [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paddock_Lake,_Wisconsin Paddock Lake]</div>| villages-col2=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pleasant_Prairie,_Wisconsin Pleasant Prairie]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salem_Lakes,_Wisconsin Salem Lakes]</div>| villages-col3=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somers,_Wisconsin Somers]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twin_Lakes,_Wisconsin Twin Lakes]</div><!--unincorp column------------------->| unincorp-col1=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bassett,_Wisconsin Bassett]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benet_Lake,_Wisconsin Benet Lake]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Berryville,_Wisconsin Berryville]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brighton_(community),_Kenosha_County,_Wisconsin Brighton]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Park,_Wisconsin Central Park]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chapin,_Wisconsin Chapin]</div>| unincorp-col2=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fox_River,_Wisconsin Fox River]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kellogg's_Corners,_Wisconsin Kellogg's Corners]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klondike,_Kenosha_County,_Wisconsin Klondike]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lake_Shangrila,_Wisconsin Lake Shangrila]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liberty_Corners,_Wisconsin Liberty Corners]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Munster,_Wisconsin New Munster]</div>| unincorp-col3=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_(community),_Wisconsin Paris]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salem_Oaks,_Wisconsin Salem Oaks]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salem_(community),_Kenosha_County,_Wisconsin Salem]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trevor,_Wisconsin Trevor]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voltz_Lake,_Wisconsin Voltz Lake]</div><!--census column------------------->| census-col1=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camp_Lake,_Wisconsin Camp Lake]* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lily_Lake,_Wisconsin Lily Lake]</div>| census-col2=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Powers_Lake,_Wisconsin Powers Lake]</div>| census-col3=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilmot,_Wisconsin Wilmot]</div><!--townships column------------------->| townships-col1=| townships-col2=<div></div>| townships-col3=<div></div><!--ghost towns column------------------->| ghost-col1=<div>* [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurora,_Kenosha_County,_Wisconsin Aurora]</div>| ghost-col2=<div></div>| ghost-col3=<div></div>}}
1850--Kenosha County was created 30 January 1850&nbsp;from[[Racine County, Wisconsin Genealogy=== History Timeline ==={{WI Historical Timeline Intro|Racine]] County.&nbsp; County seat: Kenosha <ref name="Handybook">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref> }}
==Resources == Boundary Changes ===={{WI Resources Intro|Kenosha}}
For animated maps illustrating Wisconsin County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ "Rotating Formation Wisconsin County Boundary Maps"] (1790-1961) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website. === Bible Records ==={{WI Bible Intro|Kenosha}}
==== Record Loss Biographies ===={{WI Biographies Intro|Kenosha}}
There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/bios/kenosha.txt Miscellaneous Kenosha County Biographies] USGenWeb Archives
== Places / Localities =Business, Commerce, and Occupations ==={{WI Business Records Intro|Kenosha}}
==== Populated Places =Cemeteries ==={{WI Cemeteries Intro|Kenosha}}
{| style ="border:1px solid black; width:70%; "|-| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style= Neighboring Counties "border:1px solid black"| <center>'''Cemeteries of Kenosha County, Wisconsin''' online and in print</center>|-| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''</center>|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" valign="top" style="border:1px solid black" | * [https://www.findagrave.com/memorial Findagrave.com]* [http://sites.rootsweb.com/~wikenosh/cemeteries.htm WIGenWeb]* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi//kenosha/kenosha.htm WIGenWeb Archives]* [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/wisconsin/kenosha.htm WITombstone Project]* [http://www.interment.net/us/wi/kenosha.htm Interment]* [http://graveyards.com/Wisconsin/Kenosha Graveyards]*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/record/results?count=20&query=%2Bdeath_place%3A%22Kenosha%20County%2C%20Wisconsin%22~&collection_id=2026973 Billion Graves Index at FamilySearch]|-| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" | <center>'''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print''' ([[The Value of Cemetery Records in Print |Often more complete]])</center>|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" valign="top" | * {{FHL|591106|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}* [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=su%3Acemetery+Kenosha+Wisconsin&qt=results_page WorldCat]|-| width="25%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black" |<center>'''List of Cemeteries in the County'''</center>|bgcolor="#F0F0F0" style="border:1px solid black" valign="top" | * [https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery-browse/USA/Wisconsin?id=state_51 Findagrave.com]* [https://billiongraves.com/search/cemetery Billion Graves]* [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=23132&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=21&stateAbbv=&stateName=EPodunk]|-| colspan="2" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" style="border:1px solid black"| <center>See '''[[Wisconsin Cemeteries]]''' for more information</center>|}
[[Lake County, Illinois Genealogy|Lake County, Illinois]] === Census Records ==={{•}} Historical populations|type = USA|heading = Census|footnote = Source: [[McHenry Countyhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kenosha_County, Illinois Genealogy_Wisconsin "Wikipedia.org".]|1850 |10734 |1860 |13900 |1870 |13147 |1880 |13550 |1890 |15581 |1900 |21707 |1910 |32929 |1920 |51284 |1930 |63277 |1940 |63505 |1950 |75238 |1960 |100615 |1970 |117917 |1980 |123137 |McHenry County, Illinois]] {{•}} [[Racine County, Wisconsin Genealogy1990 |128181 |2000 |149577 |2010 |Racine]] {{•166426 }} [[Walworth County, Wisconsin Genealogy|Walworth]]<center>[[Image:{{WI Census Intro|Kenosha County, Wisconsin Clickable Neighbors}}]]</center>
'''''State Census'''''<br>*'''1855''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1443825?collectionNameFilter=false 1855 Wisconsin State Census] This census includes name of head of family; other individuals in the household are identified by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.*'''1865''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2058670?collectionNameFilter= Resources false 1865 Wisconsin State Census] Name index and images of the 1865 State Census which names the head of household. Most records have been destroyed but schedules exist for the following counties: Dunn, Green, Jackson, Kewaunee, Ozaukee, and Sheboygan.*'''1875''' - [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1443778?collectionNameFilter=false 1875 Wisconsin State Census] Identifies head of household by name.*'''1885''' - {{RecordSearch|1443713|Wisconsin State Census, 1885}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images. Search indexed census.Identifies by name of head of household. ==Other information is statistical and identifies the rest of the household by race, gender and country of birth.*'''1895''' - {{RecordSearch|1443712|Wisconsin State Census, 1895}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images. Identifies head of household by name. Other information is statistical.*'''1905''' - {{RecordSearch|1443899|Wisconsin State Census, 1905}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — Name index and images of population. Enumerates by name all inhabitants.
==== Bible Records ===='''''Federal Census'''''<br>*'''1920''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/census/1920/ 1920 Federal Census, Juneau County] USGenWeb Archives*'''1930''' - [http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/census/1930/ed030-28/ 1930 Federal Census, Juneau County] USGenWeb Archives
==== Biography =Church Records ==={{WI Church Intro|Kenosha}}
==== Cemeteries ====*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~wikenosh/church.htm Kenosha County Churches and Temples] WIGenWeb project
'''''Lutheran'''''<br>:*Records of the American Lutheran Church, Salem, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.billiongravesarchives.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=115962 Saint George Cemetery] BillionGraves *[http://billiongravesArchives.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=116344 Sunset Ridge Memorial Park Cemetery, Kenosha] BillionGraves*[http://www($).rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wikenosh/cemeteries.htm Kenosha County Cemeteries] WIGenWeb project
==== Census =Court Records ==={{WI Court Intro|Kenosha}}
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1443825?collectionNameFilter=false 1855 Wisconsin State Census] This census includes name of head of family; other individuals in the household are identified by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born. *[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2058670?collectionNameFilter=false 1865 Wisconsin State Census] Name index and images of the 1865 State Census which names the head of household. Most records have been destroyed but schedules exist for the following counties: Dunn, Green, Jackson, Kewaunee, Ozaukee, and Sheboygan.*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1443778?collectionNameFilter=false 1875 Wisconsin State Census] Identifies head of household by name.*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1443713?collectionNameFilterDirectories ==false 1885 Wisconsin State Census] Search indexed census.&nbsp; Identifies by name of head of household.&nbsp;&nbsp;Other information is&nbsp;statistical and identifies the rest of the household by race, gender and country of birth.*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1443712?collectionNameFilter=false 1895 Wisconsin State Census] Index and images. Identifies head of household by name. Other information is statistical. *[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1443899?collectionNameFilter=false 1905 Wisconsin State Census] Name index and images of population. Enumerates by name all inhabitants.{{WI Directories Intro|Kenosha}}
==== Church History and Records ====*[[Kenosha,_Wisconsin#City_Directories| Kenosha, Wisconsin City Directories]]*[http://wwwsites.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wikenosh/churchdir.htm Kenosha County Churches and TemplesDirectories] WIGenWeb project===== Lutheran =====
:*Records of the American Lutheran Church, Salem, in Evangelical Lutheran Church in America database at [http://www.archives.com Archives.com] ($).=== Emigration and Immigration ==={{WI Emigration Intro|Kenosha}}
==== Court Records =Ethnic, Political, and Religious Groups ==={{WI Ethnic Groups Intro|Kenosha}}
==== Crime and Criminals Funeral Homes ===={{WI Funeral Homes Intro|Kenosha}}
==== Directories =Genealogies ==={{WI Genealogies Intro|Kenosha}}
*[[Kenosha,_Wisconsin#City_Directories=== Guardianship ==={{WI Guardianship Intro| Kenosha, Wisconsin City Directories]]*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wikenosh/dir.htm Kenosha County Directories] WIGenWeb project}}
==== Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups =Land and Property Records ==={{WI Land Intro|Kenosha}}
===== Germans =====*Wisconsin Land Patents Database, Kenosha County (USGenWeb Archives):*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/land/keno-a-c.txt Surnames A-C]:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/land/keno-d-g.txt Surnames D-G]:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/land/keno-h-k.txt Surnames H-K]:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/land/keno-l-o.txt Surnames L-O]:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/land/keno-p-s.txt Surnames P-S]:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/land/keno-t-z.txt Surnames T-Z]
==== Gazetteers =Local Histories ==={{WI Histories Intro|Kenosha}}
*[http://www.webring.org/l/rd?ring=accwi;id=20;url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Erootsweb%2Eancestry%2Ecom%2F~wikenosh%2Fkenoindex%2Ehtm Kenosha County, WI Early History] WIGenWeb Project*[https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/131320?availability= Genealogy ====Family%20History%20Library The city of Kenosha and Kenosha County, Wisconsin : a record of settlement, organization, progress, and achievement]
==== History =Maps and Gazetteers ==={{WI Maps Intro|Kenosha County}}{{WI Neighboring Counties Intro|county==== Land and Property ===={{WI Kenosha County}}}}==== *[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps ====of Wisconsin]
*[http://www.mapofus.org/wisconsin/ Old Antique Atlases &amp; Maps of Wisconsin]=== Migration ==={{WI Migration Intro|Kenosha}}
==== Migration =Military Records ==={{WI Military Intro|Kenosha}}
*[http://www.webring.org/l/rd?ring=accwi;id=20;url== http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Erootsweb%2Eancestry%2Ecom%2F~wikenosh%2Fkenoindex%2Ehtm Kenosha County Military History and Records ====Information] Information about Kenosha County from the Revolutionary War to the Vietnam War. WIGenWeb Project
===== Civil War ====={{WI Civil War Intro|Kenosha}}
{{WI Civil War service men from Regiments|Kenosha County served in various regiments. Men often joined a company (within a regiment) that originated in their county. Listed below are many companies or regiments that were formed from men of Kenosha County. <br> }}
:- [[1st Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry|1st Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry]], Companies F and M :- [[2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry|2nd Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry]], Company G <br>
:- [[9th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry|9th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry]], Company C
==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/military/1833/kenopens.txt 1883 list of Pensioners or dependents, Kenosha Co., WI] USGenWeb Archives
==== Newspapers World War I ===={{WI World War I Intro|Kenosha}}*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/military/ww1/rosters/armycasu416gmt.txt Kenosha County Army Casualties] USGenWeb Archives==== World War II ===={{WI World War II Intro|Kenosha}}*Kenosha County Army Enlistees (USGenWeb Archives){| |-| style="vertical-align:top; padding-right:1em"| :*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/military/ww2/enlistment/armyenli177gmt.txt Surnames Aarts-Burns]:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/military/ww2/enlistment/armyenli178gmt.txt Surnames Burtt-Feuker]:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/military/ww2/enlistment/armyenli179gmt.txt Surnames Fieldman-Heyden]:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/military/ww2/enlistment/armyenli180gmt.txt Surnames Hibbard-Lazar]:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/military/ww2/enlistment/armyenli181gmt.txt Surnames Le May-Nauta]| style="vertical-align:top; padding-right:1em"| :*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/military/ww2/enlistment/armyenli182gmt.txt Surnames Neau-Quimby]:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/military/ww2/enlistment/armyenli183gmt.txt Surnames Radatz-Scyezbe]:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/military/ww2/enlistment/armyenli184gmt.txt Surnames Seavert-Thums]:*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wi/kenosha/military/ww2/enlistment/armyenli185gmt.txt Surnames Tijunaitis-Zyskowski]|}
==== Obituaries =Naturalization and Citizenship ==={{WI Naturalization Intro|Kenosha}}
*[http://www.webring.org/l/rd?ring=accwi;id=20;url== Periodicals ====http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Erootsweb%2Eancestry%2Ecom%2F~wikenosh%2Fkenoindex%2Ehtm Kenosha County Naturalization Records] WIGenWeb Project
==== Probate Records =Newspapers ==={{WI Newspapers Intro|Kenosha}}
'''Online Records'''=== Obituaries ==={{WI Obituaries Intro|Kenosha}}
*'''1800 – 1987''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9088 Wisconsin Wills and Probate == Other Records 1800-1987] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — images and index $ ===*'''1848 – 1948''' {{RecordSearch|1874190WI Other Records Intro|Wisconsin Probate Estate Files 1848-1948Kenosha}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
==== Repositories =Periodicals ==={{WI Periodicals Intro|Kenosha}}
See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/wi-society-archive/ Wisconsin Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical &amp; Genealogical Societies] === Probate Records ==={{WI Probate Intro|Kenosha}}
===== Archives, Libraries and Museums ====='''Online Records'''
*'''1800–1987''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid===== County Courthouse =====9088 Wisconsin Wills and Probate Records 1800-1987] at [http://search.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — images and index $*'''1848–1948''' {{RecordSearch|1874190|Wisconsin Probate Estate Files 1848-1948}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search/ FamilySearch] — images
===== Family History Centers ==School Records ==={{WI Schools Intro|Kenosha}}
=== Tax Records ==={{FamilySearch Centers WI Tax Intro|Kenosha}} *[[Kenosha Wisconsin Family History Center]]
==== Societies =Vital Records ==='''Kenosha County Historical Society'''<br>6300 3rd Ave<br>{{WI Vital Intro|Kenosha 53143-5102<br>[http://www.kenoshahistorycenter.org/ Website]<br><br>}}
'''Kenosha County Genealogical Society'''<br>4902 52nd St<br> Kenosha, WI 53142<br>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wikenosh/gensoc.htm?cj=1&sid=RootsWeb&netid=cj&o_xid=0007727563&o_lidBirth ===0007727563&o_sch=Affiliate+External Website]<br><br>{{WI Birth Intro|Kenosha}}
*'''Kenosha County Historical Society1820-1907''' {{RecordSearch|1946789|Wisconsin, Birth Index, Kenosha History Center1820-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index*'''1826-1908'''<br> 220 51st Place<br> Kenosha[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2544 Wisconsin, Births and Christenings Index, WI 53140<br> Phone1826-1908] at [http: 262//home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] — index $*'''1826-6541926''' {{RecordSearch|1708703|Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-5770<br>1926}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index*[http://www.kenoshahistorycenterwebring.org/ Websitel/rd?ring=accwi;id=20;url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Erootsweb%2Eancestry%2Ecom%2F~wikenosh%2Fkenoindex%2Ehtm Kenosha County Birth Records]<br><br>WIGenWeb Project
'''Western Kenosha Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 232<br>Trevor, ==== Marriage ===={{WI 53179-0232<br> Phone: 262-857-7345 <br>[https://www.facebook.com/Western-Marriage Intro|Kenosha-County-Historical-Society-409743809038694/?ref= Facebook]<br><br>}}
*'''Family History Center1836-1911'''<br> Family History Library Holdings<br>Kenosha {{RecordSearch|1803973|Wisconsin<br>1444 30th Ave N<br>Kenosha, KenoshaCounty Marriages, 1836-1911}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index*'''1836-1930''' {{RecordSearch|1708704|Wisconsin, United States<br>PhoneMarriages, 1836-1930}} at [https: 262//familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index*'''1973-5521997''' {{RecordSearch|1946794|Wisconsin, Marriage Index, 1973-7816<br>1997}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index*'''1973-1997''' [http://wwwsearch.genealogerancestry.com/wisconsinsearch/Countiesdb.aspx?dbid=8744 Wisconsin Marriages, 1973-1997] at [http:/kenosha%20county/home.ancestry.htm Websitecom/ Ancestry]<br><br>— index/images $Hours*[http: T 9am-12:30pm, 6pm-8:30pm//www.webring.org/l/rd?ring=accwi;id=20; W, Th 9am-12:30pm<br>Closed: Holidays & last 2 weeks of December<br><br>url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Erootsweb%2Eancestry%2Ecom%2F~wikenosh%2Fkenoindex%2Ehtm Kenosha County Marriages] WIGenWeb Project
==== Taxation Death ===={{WI Death Intro|Kenosha}}
==== Vital *'''1820-1907''' {{RecordSearch|1940759|Wisconsin, Death Index, 1820-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index*'''1835-1968''' {{RecordSearch|1708699|Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index*'''1867-1907''' {{RecordSearch|1803975|Wisconsin, Death Records =, 1867-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index*'''1959-1997''' {{RecordSearch|1947978|Wisconsin, Death Index, 1959-1997}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch] — index*[http://www.webring.org/l/rd?ring=accwi;id=20;url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Erootsweb%2Eancestry%2Ecom%2F~wikenosh%2Fkenoindex%2Ehtm Kenosha County Death Index] WIGenWeb Project
===== Birth Records =Divorce ===={{WI Divorce Intro|Kenosha}}
*1826 '''1965- 1926 1984''' {{RecordSearch|17087031967741|Wisconsin, Births and Christenings, 1826-1926}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index *1820 - 1907 {{RecordSearch|1946789|Wisconsin, Birth Divorce Index, 18201965-19071984}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index *1826 - 1908 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2544 Wisconsin, Births and Christenings Index, 1826-1908] at [http://home.ancestry.com/ Ancestry.com] — index $
==Research Facilities === Marriage Records ====={{WI Research Facilities Intro|Kenosha}}
*1836 - 1930 === Archives ==={{RecordSearch|1708704WI Archives Intro|Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930Kenosha}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index *1973 - 1997 {{RecordSearch|1946794|'''Archives and Area Research Center'''<br>University of Wisconsin, Marriage IndexParkside Library<br>900 Wood Rd.<br>Kenosha, 1973WI 53144<br>Telephone: 262-595-1997}} at 2411<br>Email: [httpsmailto://familysearcharchives@uwp.org/ FamilySearchedu archives@uwp.orgedu] — index*1973 - 1997 <br>[httphttps://searchwww.ancestryuwp.comedu/learn/library/searcharchives/db.aspx?dbid=8744 Wisconsin Marriages, 1973-1997Website] at *List of Archives by the [http://homewww.ancestrygenealoger.com/ Ancestrywisconsin/Counties/kenosha%20county.comhtm Genealoger] — index/images $
===== Divorce Records ==Family History Centers ==={{Family History Centers Intro}}
*1965 - 1984 {{RecordSearch|1967741|[[Kenosha Wisconsin, Divorce Index, 1965-1984}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.orgFamily History Center]] — index
===== Death Records ==Libraries ==={{WI Libraries Intro|Kenosha}}*'''University of Wisconsin, Parkside Library'''<br>Archives and Area Research Center<br>900 Wood Rd.<br>Kenosha, WI 53144<br>Telephone: 262-595-2411<br>Email: [mailto:archives@uwp.edu archives@uwp.edu]<br>[https://www.uwp.edu/learn/library/archives/ Website]*List of libraries by the [http://www.genealoger.com/wisconsin/Counties/kenosha%20county.htm Genealoger]
*1867 - 1907 {{RecordSearch|1803975|Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index === Museums ===*1835 - 1968 {{RecordSearch|1708699|Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index<br> *1820 - 1907 {{RecordSearch|1940759|Wisconsin, Death Index, 1820-1907}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index*1959 - 1997 {{RecordSearch|1947978WI Museums Intro|Wisconsin, Death Index, 1959-1997Kenosha}} at [https://familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] — index
==Societies == Voting Registers ===={{WI Societies Intro|Kenosha}}
*'''Kenosha County Genealogical Society'''<br>4902 52nd St<br> Kenosha, WI 53142<br>[https://kengensoc.com/ Website]<br>*'''Kenosha County Historical Society, Kenosha History Center'''<br> 220 51st Place<br> Kenosha, WI 53140<br>Phone: 262-654-5770<br>[http://www.kenoshahistorycenter.org/ Website]<br>*'''Western Kenosha Historical Society'''<br>PO Box 232<br>Trevor, WI 53179-0232<br>Phone: 262-857-7345 <br>[https://www.facebook.com/Western-Kenosha-County-Historical-Society-409743809038694/?ref== Web Sites ==Facebook]
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/kenosha-county/ Kenosha County, WI History, Records, Facts and Genealogy] *[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/101958042548356916194 Wisconsin Genealogy Network Community on Google+] *[https://www.facebook.com/groups/166325933433955/ Wisconsin Genealogy Network Group on Facebook] == Websites ==*{{FHLWI Websites Intro|Wisconsin%2C+Kenosha|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wikenosh/kenoindex.htm Kenosha County] WIGenWeb project
*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wisconsin/kenosha-county/ Kenosha County, WI History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/101958042548356916194 Wisconsin Genealogy Network Community on Google+]*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/166325933433955/ Wisconsin Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~wikenosh/kenoindex.htm Kenosha County, WIGenWeb Project]*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi//kenosha/kenosha.htm Kenosha County, USGenWeb Archives]*{{FHL Place IDNum|200732|Wisconsin|Kenosha}}- The FamilySearch catalog contains descriptions and access information for all genealogical materials (including books, online materials, microfilm, microfiche, and publications) in their collection.  Use [https://familysearch.org/search/ Historical Records] to search for specific individuals in genealogical records== References Research Guides =={{WI Research Guides Intro|Kenosha}}
== References ==<references />
{{Wisconsin|Wisconsin}} [[Category:Kenosha County, Wisconsin]]
[[Category:Wisconsin, United States Files]][[Category:Kenosha County, WisconsinWisconsin_Counties]]
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