Wisconsin State Genealogical Society

Door County

Cemeteries:
Directions: To obtain a copy of any of the cemeteries listed, please follow the steps below. Please make checks payable to "WSGS". 
Please note: These transcriptions are not complete and were copied during various years before about 1990, so will not have more recent graves in them.
1. Enclose $2.00 US for postage and $0.50 per page.
2. Include the county and exact name of each cemetery you wish to order copies of.
3. Include your email address in case we have a question about your order.
4. Mail your request to: WSGS Inscriptions, P. O. Box 5106, Madison, WI 53705-0106.

 
Cemetery Name Location or Township Total Number of Pages
Bayside Cemetery Sturgeon Bay, Tn of Sevastopol 36
Brockhausen Cemetery Tn of Forestville 1
Cemeteries 1, 2, 3 Rock Island, Tn of Washington 1 (all three)
Clay Banks Township Cem. Tn of Clay Banks 3
Forest Lutheran Tn of Forestville 5
Forestville village Tn of Forestville 2
Juddville Cemetery Tn of Gibraltar 2
Maplewood Cemetery Tn of Forestville 2
St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Valmy, Tn of Sevastopol 3
St. Peter's Lutheran Tn of Forestville 1
Schumacher Cemetery Tn of Nasewaupee 9
Tanum Lutheran Cemetery Tn of Clay Banks 4
War Veterans Buried in Door Co. -- 6
Whitefish Bay Tn of Sevastopol
1

Genealogical Societies:
Peninsula Genealogical Society
477 N. Sixth Ave., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
E-Mail: pengensoc@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wipgs/PGS/
Publications: Quarterly newsletter
Highlights: Many collections of genealogical records online, workshops and regular meetings with topics of genealogical interest, gravestone transcriptions, obituary indexes and many more projects!


Historical Societies:
Door County Historical Society
PO Box 71, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
Runs the Heritage Village at Big Creek, 2041 Michigan Street, Sturgeon Bay, WI; 920-421-2332
E-Mail: info@doorcountyhistoricalsociety.org
Website: http://www.doorcountyhistoricalsociety.org/

Jacksonport Historical Society
4768 Hwy 57, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
920-743-6415
E-mail: jacksonporthistoricalsociety@charter.net
Website: www.jacksonporthistoricalsociety.org
Highlights: Gathering information on the family histories of Jacksonport families, published seven volumes of these histories: Jacksonport Through the Generations; preservation and restoration of Jacksonport historical buildings; maritime markers.


Libraries:
Sturgeon Bay Public Library
107 S. 4th Ave., Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235
920-743-6578
E-Mail: dclweb@nfls.lib.wi.us
Website:
http://doorcountylibrary.org/sturgeonbay

Baileys Harbor Library
P.O. Box 307, 2392 Highway F, Baileys Harbor, WI 54202
920-839-2210
Website:
http://doorcountylibrary.org/baileysharbor

Egg Harbor Library
P.O. Box 207, Egg Harbor, WI 54209
920-868-2661
website:
http://doorcountylibrary.org/eggharbor

Ephraim Library
P.O. Box 150, 9996 Water St., Ephraim, WI 54211
920-854-2014
Website:
http://doorcountylibrary.org/ephraim

Fish Creek Library
P.O. Box 7, 4097 Main St., Fish Creek, WI 54212
920-868-2664
Website:
http://doorcountylibrary.org/fishcreek

Forestville Library
P.O. Box 308, 123 Highway 42 South, Forestville, WI 54213
920-856-6886
Website:
http://doorcountylibrary.org/forestville

Sister Bay - Liberty Grove Library
P.O. Box 347, 2323 Mill Rd., Sister Bay, WI 54234
920-854-2721
website:
http://doorcountylibrary.org/sisterbay-libertygrove

Washington Island Library
Rt. 1, Box 3, Main & Lakeview Roads, Washington Island, WI 54246
920-847-2323
Website:
http://doorcountylibrary.org/washingtonisland

Links:
Belgian-American Research Collection (UW Digital Collections) - http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/WI.BelgAmrCol

Brown, Door, Kewaunee, Oconto and Shawano Counties: Historical Atlases, Directories, Plat Maps & High School Year Books (UW Digital Collections) - http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/WI.NicoletLocHist


Door County Library Newspaper Archivehttp://www.doorcountynewspapers.org/
 
Door County Register of Deeds Office - http://www.co.door.wi.gov/localgov_departments_details.asp?deptid=48&locid=137

The Great Peshtigo Fire of 1871 - http://www.peshtigofire.info/

On the evening of October 8, 1871 the worst recorded forest fire in North American history raged through Northeastern Wisconsin and Upper Michigan, destroying millions of dollars worth of property and timberland, and taking between 1,200 and 2,400 lives. The purpose of this site is to gather and organize all the information about this historical event into one comprehensive reference source.

University of Wisconsin Digital Collections:
 
     Great Lakes Maritime History Project - http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/WI.GreatLakes

USGenWeb - http://wigenweb.org/door/

Wisconsin Historical Society Wisconsin County Histories Online:

 
History of Door County, Wisconsin, The County Beautiful, 1917 - http://content.wisconsinhistory.org/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/wch&CISOPTR=33982&REC=1
 
Wisconsin Register of Deeds - Door County - https://rvoigt9.wixsite.com/wrdaprofiles/door

Resources:
 
Index to History of Door County, Wisconsin 1881
Published by Wisconsin State Genealogical Society (1979)
 
 
 
Index to the 1860 & 1870 Federal Census of Door County Wisconsin
Published by Wisconsin State Genealogical Society (1980)