Wisconsin Genealogy & LDS Family History Centers

This Midwestern state has been home to a wide range of cultures throughout its history, making it an interesting place to trace one's family tree. To launch an exploration of your ancestry, start at one of the Wisconsin family history centers located around the state. These facilities are owned and operated by members of the Wisconsin LDS church, who serve as volunteers that provide training programs and remain on site to answer questions during office hours. Speaking of hours, they do fluctuate from location to location, so phone the office near you before heading over. These centers offer an extensive collection of microfilm, print and electronic documents to help you explore your past efficiently and accurately.

If you have any questions or comments about family history centers, please send a message to [email protected]


Madison WI Stake Family Hitory Center
4505 Regent St
Madison, Wisconsin 53705
(608) 238-4844

Appleton WI 2nd Ward Family History Center
425 W Park Ridge
Appleton, Wisconsin 54915
(414) 733-5358

Eau Claire WI Family History Center
3335 Stein Blvd
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701
(715) 834-8271

Milwaukee WI Family History Center
9600 W Grange Ave
Hales Corners, Wisconsin 53130
(414) 425-4182
Notes: Computer used by appointment

Shawano WI Family History Center
910 Zingler St
Shawano, Wisconsin 54166
(715) 526-2946
Tue., Wed., Thurs., Sat. 9am to 4pm

Sheboygan WI Family History Center
3920 Saemann Ave
Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081
(920) 452-7314
Notes: Call ahead to sign up for microfilm reader

Wausau WI Family History Center
5405 Rib Mountain Dr
Wausau, Wisconsin 54401
(715) 359-7171
Notes: 5 computers for IGI research; fiche & film readers

Wisconsin Genealogy Resources

When researching in Wisconsin, don't overlook the Historical Society, which has one of the largest collections of newspapers in the country. Their large collection of city directories and other genealogical materials should also be perused for your research project. Their Wisconsin Genealogy Index includes a vast number of vital record information.

Wisconsin Division of Health, Vital Records
1 West Wilson Street, Rm 158
P.O. Box 309
Madison, WI 53701

Wisconsin Historical Society
816 State Street
Madison, WI 53706

Wisconsin State Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 5106
Madison, WI 53705-0106

Wisconsin State Archives

Milwaukee Public Library Great Lakes Collection
814 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53233

University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Special Collections
105 Garfield Avenue
Eau Claire WI 54702-4004

University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Special Collections
2420 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001

Wisconsin Genealogy Websites


Wisconsin USGenWeb

Cyndi's List-Wisconsin

FamilySearch Wiki-Wisconsin

Wisconsin Record Collections

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