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Wisconsin STate Genealogical Society

La Crosse County

Area Research Center (ARC):

Location: UW - La Crosse, Murphy Library, 1631 Pine Street, 130 Murphy Library, La Crosse, WI 54601-3748

Website: https://www.uwlax.edu/murphylibrary/collections/area-research-center/

Cemeteries:


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 La Crosse County, Wisconsin Cemeteries

La Crosse County Cemetery Records (Robert H. Selbrede)

Family History Centers & FamilySearch Affiliates:

La Crosse, Wisconsin Family History Center - 701 Well St., Onalaska, WI 54650, https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/LaCrosse_Wisconsin_Family_History_Center

La Crosse Public Library - Archives Department, FamilySearch Affiliate Library - 800 Main Street, La Crosse, WI 54601, http://archives.lacrosselibrary.org/

Historical Societies:

La Crosse County Historical Society - http://www.lchshistory.org/

Bangor Area Historical Society - http://www.historicbangor.com/

Holmen Area Historical Society - http://holmenhistory.weebly.com/

Onalaska Area Historical Society - https://www.facebook.com/Onalaskaareahistoricalsociety/

West Salem Historical Society - https://westsalemhistoricalsociety.org/


Libraries:

La Crosse County Library - https://lacrossecounty.org/library

La Crosse Public Library - https://www.lacrosselibrary.org/; Archives & Local History Department - http://archives.lacrosselibrary.org/

UW-La Crosse Murphy Library - https://www.uwlax.edu/murphylibrary/; Special Collections, Archives & Area Research Center - https://www.uwlax.edu/murphylibrary/collections/special-collections/

Viterbo University Todd Wehr Memorial Library - https://www.viterbo.edu/library; Archives - https://www.viterbo.edu/library/archives


Links:


Cyndi's Listhttps://www.cyndislist.com/us/wi/counties/la-crosse/


Exploring Cultural History Onlinehttps://www.wrlsweb.org/echo/


FamilySearch Wikihttps://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/La_Crosse_County,_Wisconsin_Genealogy


Historic Map Works - Plat Maps

PBS Wisconsin Hometown Stories: La Crosse - https://pbswisconsin.org/watch/wisconsin-hometown-stories/wisconsin-hometown-stories-la-crosse/

University of Wisconsin Digital Collections

Wisconsin Historical Society Digital Collection

  • Biographical History of La Crosse, Monroe and Juneau Counties, Wisconsin. Containing Portraits of all the Presidents of the United States, With Accompanying Biographies of Each; Engravings of Prominent Citizens of the Counties, with Personal Histories of Many of the Early Settlers and Leading Families,  1892: https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/wch/id/59398
  • Biographical History of La Crosse, Trempealeau and Buffalo Counties, Wisconsin. Containing Portraits of All the Presidents of the United States, With Accompanying Biographies of Each; Engravings of Prominent Citizens of the Counties, With Personal Histories of Many of the Early Settlers and Leading Familieshttps://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/wch/id/35503/rec/5
  • History of La Crosse 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, 1881: https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/wch&CISOPTR=4912&REC=4
  • Memoirs of La Crosse County: From the Earliest Historical Times Down to the Present with Special Chapters on Various Subjects, Including Each of the Different Towns, and a Genealogical and Biographical Record of Representative Families in the County, Prepared from Data Obtained from Original Sources of Information, 1907: https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/wch/id/3168

Resources:


Index to Biographical History of La Crosse, Trempealeau & Buffalo Counties, Wisconsin 1892, Published by Wisconsin State Genealogical Society (1982)


Index to the History of Northern Wisconsin 1881, Published by Wisconsin State Genealogical Society (1981)

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