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Genealogy and History

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The Laurie History Room of the Door County Library Sturgeon Bay branch offers an extensive genealogy and local history collection. Resources available include local newspapers on microfilm, 1862 to date, a local newspaper obituary index, family histories, a cemetary index, marriage indexes, city directories, high school and college yearbooks, a census database and federal and state censuses on microfilm, plat maps, biographies and histories of Door County, works by local authors, and much more.
 

Door County vital records are held in the Door County Register of Deeds in the Door County Government Building and at the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Vital Records. More information at:        

Old Sturgeon Bay Library

Door County Register of Deeds
421Nebraska St.
Sturgeon Bay, WI  54235
(920) 746-2270
 
Wisconsin Vital Records
P.O. Box 309
Madison, WI  53701-0309
(608) 267-7820
 
 
GENEALOGY RESEARCH 
Ancestry.com (library use only)
Heritage Quest Online (home or library use)

Wisconsin Genealogy Index

Access News Archives (home or library use)

Wisconsin Newspapers Digital Research Site

LOCAL HISTORY BOOKS AND ARTICLES
(large file)
                                                      Kewaunee and Door

Manitowoc Skogen (nearby Norwegian families)

ONLINE RESOURCES
Sturgeon Bay street name changes, 1943 (pdf file)
Great Lakes Shipwrecks (DC Advocate Index)
Lake Michigan Shipwrecks

19th c Residents of Door Peninsula

 
 
 
LOCAL ORGANIZATIONS
 
BIRTH, MARRIAGES, DEATH
Veteran's Affairs Nationwide Gravesite Locator
 
PHOTOGRAPHS
 
VIDEOS
 
DOOR COUNTY FAMILY TREES

 

OTHER GENEALOGY LINKS