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Wisconsin STate Genealogical Society

Waukesha County

Area Research Center (ARC):

Location: UW - Milwaukee, Golda Meir Library, 2311 E. Hartford Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53211

Website: https://uwm.edu/libraries/archives/genealogy/collection-guides/


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 Waukesha County, Wisconsin Cemeteries


Family History Centers & FamilySearch Affiliate Libraries:

Kettle Moraine Wisconsin Family History Center -755 Woelfel Road, Brookfield, WI 53045 - https://www.familysearch.org/wiki/en/Kettle_Moraine_Wisconsin_Family_History_Center


Genealogical Societies:

Waukesha County Genealogical Society https://waukcgs.blogspot.com/https://www.facebook.com/WCGenealogySociety/


Libraries:

Alice Baker Memorial Library - Eagle - https://www.alicebaker.lib.wi.us/

Big Bend Village Library https://www.bigbend.lib.wi.us/

Brookfield Public Library https://www.ci.brookfield.wi.us/38/Library

Butler Public Library https://www.butler.lib.wi.us/

Delafield Public Library https://www.delafieldlibrary.org/

Elm Grove Public Library https://elmgrovewi.org/468/Library

Hartland Public Library https://www.villageofhartland.wi.gov/268/Local-History-Room

Menonomee Falls Public Library https://www.menomoneefallslibrary.org/

Mukwonago Community Library https://www.mukwonagolibrary.org/

Muskego Public Library https://www.cityofmuskego.org/1020/Library

Nashotah House Frances Donaldson Library https://nashotah.edu/library/

New Berlin Public Library https://www.newberlinlibrary.org/

Oconomowoc Public Library https://www.oconomowoclibrary.org/

Pauline Haass Public Library - Sussex - https://phplonline.org/

Pewaukee Public Library https://www.pewaukeelibrary.org/

Town Hall Library - North Lake - https://www.townhalllibrary.org/

UW-Milwaukee at Waukesha https://uwm.edu/libraries/waukesha/

Waukesha Public Library https://waukeshapubliclibrary.org/


Links:


A Brief History of the Village of Hartland, Wisconsin - Hartland Historical Societyhttps://www.villageofhartland.wi.gov/DocumentCenter/View/103/Hartland-History?bidId=


Cyndi's Listhttps://www.cyndislist.com/us/wi/counties/waukesha/


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


Historic Map Works (Plat Maps)

Historic Resources of Hartland (Partial Inventory: Historic and Architectural Properties) - National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination Formhttps://npgallery.nps.gov/NRHP/GetAsset/NRHP/64000938_text

Historical and Architectural Heritage Tour of Hartland, Wisconsinhttps://www.villageofhartland.wi.gov/DocumentCenter/View/2657

Links to the Pasthttps://www.linkstothepast.com/waukesha/

University of Wisconsin Digital Collections

Wisconsin Ancestorshttp://www.wisconsinancestors.com/

Wisconsin Historical Society Digital Collections

  • City of Brookfield, Waukesha County (1965) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/8184/rec/36
  • Eagle, Waukesha Co., Wis., Oct. 1894 (Sanborn Map) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/4319/rec/49
  • Eagle, Waukesha Co., Wis., May 1900 (Sanborn Map) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/4321/rec/50
  • Hartland, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, October 1914 (Sanborn Map) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/5761/rec/45
  • View of the City of Oconomowoc, Wis., Waukesha County, 1885https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/553/rec/37
  • Menomonee Falls, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, 1886https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/556/rec/38
  • Menomonee Falls, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, October 1910 (Sanborn Map) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/7702/rec/46
  • Pewaukee, Waukesha Co., Wis., Oct. 1894 (Sanborn Map) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/9280/rec/47
  • Pewaukee, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, October 1914 (Sanborn Map) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/9285/rec/48
  • Map of Pine Lake and Vicinity, Waukesha County, Wisconsin (1927) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/14186/rec/18
  • Prairieville Village, [Wis.] (1846) (Later renamed Waukesha) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/6111/rec/40
  • Sherry's Plat of the Village of Templeton (1888) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/1882/rec/44
  • Map of the Village of Waukesha, Wisconsin (1871) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/8665/rec/16
  • Bird's Eye View of Waukesha (1880) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/560/rec/4
  • City of Waukesha, Wisconsin (1954) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/6117/rec/1
  • City of Waukesha, Wisconsin (1962) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/6118/rec/2
  • Waukesha, Waukesha Co., Wis., Sept. 1890 https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/12281/rec/17
  • Waukesha, Wis., Nov. 1884 (Sanborn Map) https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/12274/rec/19
  • Insurance Maps of Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, July 1895 (Sanborn Map) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/12300/rec/9
  • Insurance Maps of Waukesha, Waukesha Co., Wisconsin, March 1901 (Sanborn Map) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/12321/rec/10
  • Insurance Maps of Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, April 1911 (Sanborn Map) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/12349/rec/11
  • Insurance Maps of Waukesha, Wisconsin, Waukesha County, June 1917 (Sanborn Map) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/12381/rec/12
  • Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, April 1922 (Sanborn Map) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/12485/rec/15
  • Map of the County of Waukesha, Wisconsin (1859) - https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/14217/rec/20
  • Map of Waukesha County, Wis. (1900) https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/id/1815/rec/7 
  • Memoirs of Waukesha County. From the Earliest Historical Times to the Present with 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 Informationhttps://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/wch/id/45706/rec/1
  • Portrait and Biographical Record of Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Containing Biographical Sketches and Portraits of All of the Presidents of the United States and the Governors of the Statehttps://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/wch/id/46473/rec/2
  • Many more maps may be found on the Wisconsin Historical Society website  at https://content.wisconsinhistory.org/digital/collection/maps/search/searchterm/Waukesha


    Resources:


    Index to Memoirs of Waukesha County, Wisconsin 1907

    Published by Wisconsin State Genealogical Society (1978)


    Index to Names in the Portrait and Biographical Record of Waukesha County, Wisconsin 1894

    Republished by Wisconsin State Genealogical Society


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