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LOCAL RESEARCH

FAMILY HISTORIES

LOOKING BACK

CENSUS

Wisconsin State

  • 1855, 1865, 1885, 1895 Jackson County-printout
  • 1905 Jackson County-microfilm

U.S. Federal

  • Crawford & Dane Counties 1850
  •  Jackson County 1860-1870-1880-1900-1910-1920-1930
  • Michigan Territory 1820-1830
  • Wisconsin Territory 1840

 

INDEXES

Indexes

  • Births/Marriages/Deaths (Including Wisconsin Pre-1907 Indexes)
  • Jackson County Cemeteries (Compiled by Footprints Genealogy Club)
  • Jackson County Probate Files No. 1-998 on microfilm
  • Obituary Index from Banner Journal and Melrose Chronicle

Naturalization/Citizenship Records

  • Jackson County Naturalization/Citizenship Records (1853-1941)
  • Clark County Naturalization/Citizenship Records (1857-1952)

 

NEWSPAPERS: MICROFILM

Black River Falls Newspapers

  • Wisconsin Independent 1872-1888
  •  Friday Evening Post 1891-1895
  •  Badger State Banner 1867-1926
  •  Jackson County Banner 1857-1864
  • Banner Journal 1926-1997
  •  Jackson County Journal 1889-1926

 

Area Newspapers

  • Alma Center Herald 1898-1899
  • Alma Center News 1906-1933
  • Ettrick Advance 1919-1956
  • Fairchild Observer 1905-1918+ (Some Augusta
    Eagle and Eau Claire County Herald)
  • Humbird Enterprise 1904-1949
  • Melrose Chronicle 1896-1999
  • Neillsville (Clark County) Press and Republican and Press 1873-1921
  • Osseo News/Tri-County News 1912-1966
  • Sparta Herald (Monroe County) 1861-1924
  • Taylor Weekly Herald 1920-1931
  • The Whitehall Times 1923-1949
  • Wisconsin Leader (Merrillan) 1877-1929

 

BOOKS

Local

  • Black River Falls History/City Directories
  • Church Histories/Records (Including ELCA Microfilms)
  • County, Village and Township Histories
  • School Histories/Jackson County High Schools Yearbooks
  • Scrapbooks
  • Telephone Books
  • Funeral/Memorial Cards

General

  • Atlases/Playbooks
  • Books by Local Authors (not necessarily local topics)
  •  Czech Immigration Passenger Lists
  •  General Genealogy “How-to Books”
  • Military Histories/Civil War Materials
  • Native American Culture
  • Mayflower Families Silver Books
  • Newsletters and Genealogy Magazines
  • Wisconsin History/Blue Books

BIOGRAPHICAL FILES

Contributors: Toddy Porath, Betty Epstein, and Jean Anderson

BLACK RIVER FALLS Public Library
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Black River Falls Public Library

222 Fillmore St

Black River Falls, WI 54615

715-284-4112

HOURS

Mon-Weds: 10am-7pm
(Closed 12:30-1:30pm)

Thurs-Fri: 10am-5pm
(Closed 12:30-1:30pm)

Sat: Currently Closed

Sun: Closed