Addresses for Marquette County Research

Marquette County Courthouse

77 West Park Street

Montello Wisconsin 53949

Marquette County Government web page

Marquette County Historical Society

P.O. Box 172 125 Lawrence Street

Westfield WI 53964

(608) 296 - 4700

Open all year, 1-4 P.M. Wed. and also Saturdays June 1 - Sept 1, or by appt. (608.296.3182)

Admission Charge $1 per person, call or write for directions if needed

Event: A turn-of-the-century Strawberry Sociable Fund-Raiser, held each Father's 
Day weekend with homemade shortcake, rich ice cream and locally grown berries 
in the shade of the gazebo and your donations for research help to fund the 
operating costs of the Cochrane Nelson House and Kerst Exhibit Building. 

Resources Available: Old Plat Maps, some old newspapers, scrap books, photographs, and some resources for sale. The MCHS website has more information but in general, Fran Sprain, Curator, prefers that researchers visit and research on their own if possible. Please include a SASE and a $10 donation for each hour of research time requested within the MCHS Collection. A $10 donation per hour of research is also requested if you visit and research on your own within the MCHS facilities. Please note,the Marquette County Historical Society has a limited staff and does NOT provide courthouse research.

Marquette County Wisconsin Libraries

Libraries information page

Marquette County Area Chambers of Commerce

Marquette County Area Chambers of Commerce web page

Montello Chamber of Commerce, P. O. Box 325, Montello WI 53949 (608) 297-7420 and (800) 684-7199

Westfield Area: P.O. Box 393, Westfield, WI 53964 (608) 296-4146

Marquette Co Area Churches & Funeral Homes


Local Newspapers

Marquette County Tribune

P.O. Box 188

120 Underwood Ave

Montello Wisconsin 53949 e-mail

Rural Rambler

P.O. Box 105

140 West Ormsby Street

Oxford, WI 53952-0105 e-mail

Wisconsin Adoption Registry

ICARE Wisconsin Adoptees & Birth Family Resources Adoption Network for Birth Parents, Adoptees and Parents

Wisconsin Land Records--Pre-1908 Patents

Wisconsin Pre-1908 Land Records Database from the Bureau of Land Management's General Land Office

Wisconsin State Old Cemetery Society

6100 W. Mequon Rd.

Mequon, WI 53092-1951

Wisconsin State Genealogical Society

P. O. Box 5106

Madison, WI 53705-0106

WSGS web site or e-mail Index to Wisconsin Delayed and Affidavit Birth Registrations Prior to 1 October 1907

Wisconsin State Vital Records Office

Vital Records

1 West Wilson Street

Madison, WI 53707

(608) 266-1939 or (608) 266-9622

Wisconsin Vital Records Office

Information about Wisconsin Vital Records

Wisconsin Register of Deeds

Important: When name and county of event are known, county offices provide faster
service than requesting a state-wide search for an ancestor's vital record and name.

State Historical Society of Wisconsin

816 State Street

Madison, WI 53706


State Historical Society of Wisconsin Area Research Center

Forrest R. Polk Library, UW-Oshkosh

Oshkosh WI 54901


Oshkosh ARC web site E-mail UW-Oshkosh Archivist Go to the Oshkosh ARC website, type in Marquette in the quick search box, and select "search by keyword" This is the archives which includes Marquette Co governmental records, such as citizenships, tax records, pre-1907 vital records, etc Once you find what records they have you can query them for free up to three queries per email. I just asked them for a probate, naturalization and marriage in the same query. They just ask that you give as much info as you can as to dates, places, name variation etc. Donations to the archives are welcome and appreciated.

Wisconsin Veterans Museum

Wisconsin Veterans Museum has a database of all WI Civil War Veterans and will do look-ups. Please send a small donation with your look-up request and SASE to:

Wisconsin Veterans Museum

30 West Mifflin Street

Madison, WI 53703

Other Interesting Genealogy Links

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