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Wisconsin STate Genealogical Society

Milwaukee County

Area Research Center (ARC):

Location: UW - Milwaukee, Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53211

Website: https://uwm.edu/libraries/archives/genealogy/collection-guides/


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.

List of Cemeteries Available

FindAGrave Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Cemeteries


Family History Centers & FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries:

Milwaukee, Wisconsin Family History Center - 9600 West Grange Avenue, Hales Corners, WI 53130-1640, https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Milwaukee_Wisconsin_Family_History_Center


Genealogical Societies:


African American Genealogical Society of Milwaukee - https://www.aagsom.orghttps://www.facebook.com/aagsom/

Irish Genealogy Society of Wisconsin http://www.igswonline.com/

Milwaukee County Genealogical Society http://www.milwaukeegenealogy.org/https://www.facebook.com/groups/1609188935980309/

Milwaukee PAF Users Group https://www.mpafug.org/


Historical Societies:


Bay View Historical Society - https://bayviewhistoricalsociety.org/https://www.facebook.com/BayViewHistoricalSociety

Brown Deer Historical Societyhttps://www.browndeerwi.org/371/History

Cudahy Historical Societyhttps://www.cudahyhistoricalsociety.org/https://www.facebook.com/CudahyHistoricalSociety/

Franklin Historical Society https://franklinhistory.net/https://www.facebook.com/Franklin-Historical-Society-328521440523213

Greenfield Historical Society https://www.facebook.com/greenfieldhistoricalsocietywi1/

Hales Corners Historical Society http://www.halescornershistory.com/https://www.facebook.com/HalesCornersHistory/

Milwaukee County Historical Society Genealogical & Historical Research Collections https://milwaukeehistory.net/research/genealogical-historical-research-collections-2/https://www.facebook.com/mkehistory/

National Railway Historical Society, Wisconsin Chapter http://www.nrhswis.org/https://www.facebook.com/Wisconsin-Chapter-National-Railway-Historical-Society-170129169765334

Oak Creek Historical Societyhttps://plschu.wixsite.com/ochistoricalhttps://www.facebook.com/HistoricalSocietyOC

Shorewood Historical Society http://www.shorewoodhistory.org/

South Milwaukee Historical Society  - https://southmilwaukeehistory.org/https://www.facebook.com/Franklin-Historical-Society-328521440523213

St. Francis Historical Society  - http://stfranciswihistoricalsociety.org/https://www.facebook.com/St-Francis-Historical-Society-614426028618614

Wauwatosa Historical Society https://www.wauwatosahistoricalsociety.org/https://www.facebook.com/tosahistoricalsociety

West Allis Historical Society https://www.facebook.com/wahistoricalsociety

Whitefish Bay Historical Society https://wfbhistoricalsociety.webs.com/

Wisconsin Black Historical Society http://www.wbhsm.org/https://www.facebook.com/WIBlackhistoricalsociety

Wisconsin Labor History Society https://www.wisconsinlaborhistory.org/https://www.facebook.com/Wisconsin-Labor-History-Society-464412876938141

Wisconsin Marine Historical Society https://wmhs.org/https://www.facebook.com/WisconsinMarineHistoricalSociety

Wisconsin Slovak Historical Society http://wisconsinslovakhistoricalsociety.org/https://www.facebook.com/WisconsinSHS


Libraries:

Alverno College Library https://www.alverno.edu/Archives

Brown Deer Public Library https://www.browndeerwi.org/162/Library

Cardinal Stritch University Library https://library.stritch.edu/

Cudahy Family Library http://www.cudahyfamilylibrary.org/resources/local_history_collection.php

Franklin Public Library http://www.franklinpubliclibrary.org/

Greendale Public Library  - https://www.greendale.org/departments/library/

Greenfield Public Library https://www.greenfieldlibrary.org/

Hales Corners Public Libraryhttps://halescornerslibrary.org/

Herzing University Library https://www.herzing.edu/about/library-services

Marquette University Libraryhttps://www.marquette.edu/library/archives/

Medical College of Wisconsin Libraries http://mcwlibraries.digital.mcw.edu/

Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design Library https://sites.google.com/miad.edu/miadlibrary

Milwaukee Public Libraryhttps://www.mpl.org/genealogy/genealogy/

Mount Mary University Libraryhttps://mtmary.libguides.com/home

MSOE University Library https://www.msoe.edu/academics/how-we-teach/library/

North Shore Library - Bayside, Fox Point, Glendale and River Hills - https://www.mcfls.org/northshorelibrary/

Oak Creek Public Libraryhttps://oakcreeklibrary.org/local-history/

Shorewood Public Libraryhttps://www.shorewoodlibrary.org/

South Milwaukee Public Library  - https://smlibrary.org/localhistory/

St. Francis Public Library https://www.stfrancislibrary.org/

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Golda Meir Libraryhttps://uwm.edu/libraries/

Wauwatosa Public Library https://www.wauwatosalibrary.org/

West Allis Public Library https://westallislibrary.org/

Whitefish Bay Public Libraryhttps://www.wfblibrary.org/

Wisconsin Lutheran College Library - https://www.wlc.edu/library/


Links:


Cyndi's Listhttps://www.cyndislist.com/us/wi/counties/milwaukee/


Encyclopedia of Milwaukeehttps://emke.uwm.edu/


FamilySearch Wikihttps://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Milwaukee_County,_Wisconsin_Genealogy


Great Lakes Marine Collection at Milwaukee Public Library https://www.mpl.org/special_collections/great_lakes_marine_collection.php


Historic Map Works

Links to the Past https://www.linkstothepast.com/milwaukee/

Milwaukee County Coroner's Records Request at the Milwaukee County Historical Society (1873-1935, 1960-1969) - https://milwaukeehistory.net/research/research-services-requests/coroners-records-request/

Milwaukee County Wisconsin Genealogy from Links to the Past Genealogy https://www.linkstothepast.com/milwaukee/index.php

Milwaukee Public Library Digital Collections

Milwaukee Renumbering and Street Name Changes, 1929-1931 https://stevemorse.org/census/changes/MilwaukeeChanges2.htm

Milwaukee Street Name Changes - https://www.linkstothepast.com/milwaukee/1931mkestreets.php

Sanborn Maps of Milwaukee, 1894 and 1910 https://uwm.edu/lib-collections/sanborn/

University of Wisconsin Digital Collections

Wisconsin Ancestors http://www.wisconsinancestors.com/

Wisconsin Historical Society Digital Collections

Many more maps may be found on the Wisconsin Historical Society website at https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/search/searchterm/Milwaukee

Resources:

Index to Illustrated Historical Atlas of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin 1876

Published by Wisconsin State Genealogical Society (1973)

Index to Southeastern Wisconsin:  A History of Old Milwaukee County 1932

Published by Wisconsin State Genealogical Society (1984)

Index to Volumes I & II Memoirs of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin 1909

Published by Wisconsin State Genealogical Society (1978)

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