The online index only covers a portion of the records housed by the UW-Green Bay Archives and Area Research Center. To see a list of contents and search instructions, please check the online index. NOTE: the index does not contain digital copies of the documents. If you need help navigating our online index, you can contact us.
Census records provide details about individuals and families. Census records for Wisconsin include territorial, federal, state and “Indian Census Rolls.” Please complete an online research request form. We can research census records for you. Please complete and return a census records research request form. View our Census Records research guide for more information about census records and search strategies.
Citizenship records are a series of documents completed by immigrants seeking to become an American citizen.
We can research citizenship records for you. For Brown, Calumet, Kewaunee, Manitowoc and Outagamie Counties, search the online index. For Door, Florence, Marinette, Oconto and Shawano Counties, submit an online research request form. Visit our Citizenship Records research guide for more information about the citizenship process and records.
Court records can be used for a wide range of research purposes. Documents generated by a court can be helpful for obtaining information on family history, businesses, divorces, land ownership, criminal activities and more.
We have case files for several counties. For Door, Manitowoc, Marinette, Oconto, and Outagamie Counties, submit a court records request form. Visit our court records research guide for more information.
Probate case files generally consist of documents pertaining to the settling of a person’s estate upon their death. Typical documents include wills, list of property owned, heirs (names, family connections, etc.), distribution of property/assets and settlement of debts.
We have probate records for several counties. For Brown, Oconto, and Outagamie Counties search the online index. For Calumet, Manitowoc, Marinette and Shawano Counties, submit an online research request form. Visit our probate records research guide for more information.
Tax rolls provide information about land ownership as well as the assessed value of a particular property.
We have tax rolls for the following counties: Brown, Calumet, Kewaunee, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto and Outagamie. To request copies of tax roll records, submit an online research request form.
Registering life events like birth, marriages and deaths was not regulated in Wisconsin until 1907. Therefore, many of these events prior to 1907 went unrecorded. The Archives and Area Research Center maintains a statewide index to births, marriages and deaths that were registered before 1907. We have birth, death, and marriage records for Brown, Calumet, Door, Florence, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Oconto, Outagamie and Shawano counties.
We can research vital records for you. Please submit an online research request form for birth records, death records or marriage records.