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Clark County, Wisconsin Genealogy

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Guide to Clark County Wisconsin ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Clark County, Wisconsin
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wisconsin
Location of Wisconsin in the U.S.
Facts
Founded July 6, 1853
County Seat Neillsville
Courthouse
Address Clark County Courthouse
517 Court Street
Neillsville, WI 54456-1992;
Phone: 715.743.5148


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County Courthouse[edit | edit source]

Clark County Courthouse
517 Court Street
Neillsville, WI 54456-1992;
Phone: 715.743.5148

County Clerk has birth and death records, marriage records from 1866,
land records from 1855 and naturalization 1857-1954; Register in Probate
has probate records from 1854 [1]

Historical Facts[edit | edit source]

Parent County[edit | edit source]

1853--Clark County was created 6 July 1853 from Jackson County.  County seat: Neillsville [1]

Boundary Changes[edit | edit source]

For animated maps illustrating Wisconsin County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Wisconsin County Boundary Maps" (1790-1961) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss[edit | edit source]

For a list of record loss in Wisconsin Counties see: Wisconsin Counties with Burned Courthouses

Places / Localities[edit | edit source]

Populated Places[edit | edit source]

Neighboring Counties[edit | edit source]

Chippewa  • Eau Claire  • Jackson  • Marathon  • Taylor

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Resources[edit | edit source]

Bible Records[edit | edit source]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Census[edit | edit source]

1855 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1855 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.

1885 Wisconsin State Census— Free searchable index to the 1885 Wisconsin State Census can be viewed on the FamilySearch Record Search This census includes name of head of family, individuals in the household by sex and race, number of deaf and dumb, blind, insane and foreign born.

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

Court Records[edit | edit source]

Crime and Criminals[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

Ethnic, Political, or Religious Groups[edit | edit source]

Germans[edit | edit source]

Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Genealogy[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Migration[edit | edit source]

Military History and Records[edit | edit source]

Civil War[edit | edit source]

Civil War service men from Clark 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 Clark County.

- 14th Regiment, Wisconsin Infantry, Company I

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Obituaries[edit | edit source]

Periodicals[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Repositories[edit | edit source]

See also a List of Wisconsin Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Archives, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]
County Courthouse[edit | edit source]
Family History Centers[edit | edit source]

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Societies[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Birth Records[edit | edit source]
Marriage Records[edit | edit source]

1836 - 1930 Wisconsin, Marriages, 1836-1930 at FamilySearch.org — index

Divorce Records[edit | edit source]
Death Records[edit | edit source]

1867 - 1907 Wisconsin, Death Records, 1867-1907 at FamilySearch.org — index

1835 - 1968 Wisconsin, Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 at FamilySearch.org — index

Voting Registers[edit | edit source]

Web Sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. page 755 Clark County, Wisconsin (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002). Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "Handybook" defined multiple times with different content