Wisconsin Family History Societies(H-N)

County and Other Societies

This section lists associations from Heart O' Wisconsin to Mt Horeb Area giving details about each one and what resources and publications they offer.

Heart O' Wisconsin Genealogical Society

The aims of the association are to promote and encourage interest in family tree research and to find and preserve local records, making them publicly available.  They also hope to assist members with family history research.

A number of databases are accessible, which include Cemeteries, Tombstone Inscriptions, 1850 Census, Pre 1907 Deaths, Intents Index, Early Biographies, 1858 Tax Sale, Marriage Records, Birth Records, Wood Co. Churches and 1956 Wood County Schools.


La Crosse Area Genealogical Society

Many databases are accessible, which incorporate:

  • Baptisms
  • Burials
  • Cemetery Transcripts
  • Deaths
  • Diaries
  • High School Yearbooks
  • Maps and Atlases
  • Marriages
  • Obituaries
  • Photograph Galleries
  • School Registers
  • Tombstone Photographs

Indexes to City Directories, Military Resources and Newspapers are also available.  

A list of Surnames currently being researched by Members is available on the site, along with links to other sites you may find useful.


Langlade County Genealogical Society

A list of Co. Cemeteries is accessible, along with a list of resources you may find useful.


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, which include:

  • 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

They also have numerous Local History Publications, 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.

A number of 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

The association has an Archives where a number of resources are available, which comprise:

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