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Wisconsin Genealogy Resources

Dunn County
 Genealogical Resources

Archives and Libraries

Area Research Center
Family History Center


Biographies, Family Histories, and Names


  • Dunn County Cemetery Index. Headstone transcriptions of cemeteries in Dunn County, Wisconsin from 1850s to 1994; compiled by Dunn County Genealogical Society and UW-Stout University Archives.

  • Evergreen Cemetery Index. Evergreen Cemetery is located in section 24 of Menomonie Township in Dunn County, Wisconsin. This cemetery, the largest in the county, was organized in 1873 by a local lumber company; the Knapp, Stout & Co. Company. This collection includes all recorded burials from 1873-2003. The information was gathered from the Evergreen Cemetery Records by Carolyn C. Ohnstad.

Census Records and Indexes

  • 1860 Federal Census

  • 1870 Federal Census

  • Noonan, Barry Christopher. 1865 Wisconsin State Census: The Six Surviving Counties, Dunn, Green, Jackson, Kewaunee, Ozaukee, Sheboygan : Transcription and Index. Madison? Wis: B.C. Noonan], 1993.

Court Records

  • County Court Records Index.  Index to county records for Barron, Dunn and Pepin Counties of Wisconsin from circa 1855 to 1955. Includes references to circuit court records, county court records, probates, naturalizations and other county records, funeral records and indexes to biographies. The actual publications are housed in the University of Wisconsin-Stout Archives (most are owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society).

Deaths and Obituaries


Ethnic Groups

Forums, Mailing Lists, and Message Boards


  • Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pepin, St. Croix, and Rusk Counties: Local History Collections

  • Curtiss-Wedge, Franklyn, and George O. Jones. History of Dunn County, Wisconsin. Minneapolis: H.C. Cooper, Jr. & Co, 1925.
  • Forrester, George. Historical and Biographical Album of the Chippewa Valley, Wisconsin, Including Ancestral Records, Biographies, and Portraits. Chicago, Ill: A. Warner, 1892.

  • Name Index from History of Dunn County  / H.C. Cooper, Jr & Co. c1925. This is a name index to the 1925 HISTORY OF DUNN COUNTY that was published by H.C. Cooper, JR & Co. The index was created by University of Wisconsin-Stout student, Katie Triphan, and has been placed on the web to benefit people pursuing genealogy in Dunn County, Wisconsin. A copy of the book can be found in the UW-Stout Area Research Center.

Land Records

Maps, Gazetteers, and Atlases

Military Records

Miscellaneous Materials

Naturalization Records

Newspapers and Periodicals

  • ARC Newspaper Index. Birth/death/probate notices from Dunn, Barron, and Pepin Counties from 1862-1930. Index to announcements of births, deaths, anniversaries, and probate notices listed in the local newspapers for Dunn, Pepin, Barron Counties from 1862-1930. The actual publications are housed in the University of Wisconsin-Stout Archives.

  • Russell Collection. John Russell articles from Dunn County News. John Russell published several articles in a weekly news column that appeared in the Dunn County News. This database includes full text articles covering the history of Dunn County and adjacent areas for the time period of roughly 1840-1950. Search by either subject (i.e. logging, steamboats, etc.) or by name (Stout, James Huff).

Photographs, Postcards, Historical Images




Towns and Cities

Transportation, Business and Industry

Vital Records

Web Sources