Wisconsin State Genealogical Society

Outagamie County

Cemeteries:
Directions:
To obtain a copy of any of the cemeteries listed, please follow the steps below.  Please make checks payable to "WSGS".
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
Black Creek Evangelical Cemetery Tn of Black Creek 5
Dale Union Cemetery Tn of Dale 9
Evangelical United Methodist Church of Center Cemetery Tn of Center 2
Golden Hill Cemetery, Maple Creek Tn of Maple Creek 5
Grand Chute Town Cemetery Tn of Grand Chute 1
Hortonville Union Cemetery Tn of Hortonia 19
Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery Tn of Cicero 1
New Maple Creek Cemetery Tn of Maple Creek 3
Old Hortonville Poole Cemetery Tn of Hortonia 1
St. Mary's Cemetery (part) city of Appleton, West Prospect Ave. 3
St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery of Black Creek Tn of Black Creek 4
South Maine Tn of Maine 2
Turney Hill Cemetery Tn of Liberty 4

Archives:
Lawrence University Archives - http://www.lawrence.edu/library/archives/
Search Collections: http://archives.lawrence.edu/index.php
711 E. Boldt Way, Appleton, WI 54911
920-832-6753
E-mail: archives@lawrence.edu
The Archives at Lawrence University collects, preserves, and makes accessible materials that document the history of both Lawrence University and Milwaukee-Downer College. Located in the Seeley G. Mudd Library, it serves as a resource for Lawrence students, faculty, staff, alumni, and members of the wider community.


Genealogical Societies:
Fox Valley Genealogical Society
Website:
http://fvgs.wikifoundry.com/
Highlights: Gleanings from area newspapers, obituary index, cemetery transcriptions, plat map indexes, more.
Please note that FVGS has disbanded and is not accepting any new members, but the web site will continue to remain active.


Historical Societies:
Outagamie County Historical Society
330 E. College Ave., Appleton, WI 54911
920-735-9370
Website: www.foxvalleyhistory.org
Publications: History Today published quarterly


Links:
Appleton Public Library Local History Collection (UW Digital Collections) - http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/WI.AppletonPlats

Appleton Public Library Obituary Index - http://www.apl.org/history/obit/index.asp

 
This database is a partial index to obituaries and death notices from Appleton newspapers. This project is just beginning. Only the following dates are currently available to be searched:
  • Complete from Jan. 1, 2001 to Mar 8, 2011; 1853-66; 1870-1871; 1874; 1920-22; 1939-42; 1944; 1948-52; 1958-1960; 1970; 1980; 1981; 1992-94
  • Some records from 1848; 1875; 1889; 1899; 1923; 1930; 1945; 1954; 1957; 1969; 1971; 1972; 1981; 1982; 1987; 1991
This is an index only, but photocopies of the actual obituaries can be ordered from the site.

Outagamie County Records, 1825-1980 https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1463639 
FamilySearch collection of images of land and probate records from the Outagamie Courthouse in Appleton, Wisconsin. The records include deeds and wills.
 
USGenWeb - http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wioutaga/

Veterans' Grave Registration - http://www.apl.org/history/vetgraves/index.asp
This database, from the Appleton Public Library, contains information on over 500 Fox River area deceased veterans from the War of 1812 to World War I.
Resources:
Index to Commemorative Biographical Record of the Fox River Valley
Counties of Brown, Outagamie and Winnebago
Published by WIsconsin State Genealogical Society (1979)
 
 
Index to History of the Fox River Valley Lake Winnebago and the Green Bay Region, 1930
Published by Wisconsin State Genealogical Society (1981)
 
 
Index to Names in the History of Outagamie County, Wisconsin 1911
Published by Wisconsin State Genealogical Society (1981)