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Wisconsin STate Genealogical Society

Columbia County

Area Research Center (ARC):

Location: Wisconsin Historical Society, 816 State Street, 4th Floor, Madison, WI 53706



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 Columbia County, Wisconsin Cemeteries

Historical Societies:

Cambria-Friesland Historical Society

Columbia County Historical Society

Dells Country Historical Society

Lodi Valley Historical Society

Portage Historical Society

Poynette Area Historical Society -


Angie W. Cox Public Library, Pardeeville -

Columbus Public Library -

Hutchinson Memorial Library - Randolph -

Jane Morgan Memorial Library - Cambria -

Kilbourn Public Library - Wisconsin Dells -

Lodi Women's Club Public Library -

Portage Public Library -

Poynette Area Public Library -

Rio Community Library -

Wyocena Public Library -


Cyndi's List -

Digital Museum at the Portage -

FamilySearch Wiki -,_Wisconsin_Genealogy

Historic Map Works - Plat Maps

PBS Wisconsin Hometown Stories: Portage -

The Family Tree of Columbia County, Wis. -

University of Wisconsin Digital Collections

Wisconsin Historical Society Digital Collections

  • Columbia County Maps and Atlases
  • Directory of Columbia County for 1895-6: Comprising an Alphabetically Arranged List of Business Firms and Private Citizens, A Classified List of All Trades, Professions and Pursuits, A Miscellaneous Directory of City and County Officers, The Public and Private Schools, Churches, Banks, etc., etc. and a List of Farmers of Columbia County, 1895-96 -
  • History of Columbia County, Wisconsin: Containing an Account of its Settlement, Growth, Development and Resources; An Extensive and Minute Sketch of Its Cities, Towns and Villages--Their Improvements, Industries, Manufactories, Churches, Schools and Societies; Its War Record, Biographical Sketches, Portraits of Prominent Men and Early Settlers; The Whole Preceded by a History of Wisconsin, Statistics of the State, and an Abstract of its Laws and Constitution and of the Constitution of the United States, 1880 -
  • Memorial and Biographical Record and Illustrated Compendium of Biography Containing a Compendium of Local Biography Including Biographical Sketches of Hundreds of Prominent Old Settlers and Representative Citizens of Columbia, Sauk and Adams Counties, Wisconsin, With a Review of Their Life Work, Their Identity With the Growth and Development of This Region, Reminiscences of Personal History and Pioneer Life, and Other Interesting and Valuable Matter Which Should be Preserved in History -
  • Town and County Business Directory Compiled from the State Census of 1885 and Containing the Name, Occupation, Place of Residence, and Post Office Address of Every Voter in Columbia County, Wisconsin1886 -


Index to A History of Columbia County, Wisconsin

Published by Wisconsin State Genealogical Society (1982)

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