VILAS COUNTY

What's New On This Site



Wisconsin Map highlighting Vilas County

HOME

Town Offices
Chamber of Commerces


PROJECTS:
History and
Biography Indexes

Photo Album
Surname List
Look-Up Volunteers


SEE WHAT'S NEW
On This Site


Message Boards
Mailing Lists
Visit Our Neighbors



RESOURCES
Books
Census
Cemetery List
Churches
Funeral Homes
Genealogical Societies
Historical Soc.
Museums

Libraries
Newspapers
Resource Links
Vital Records

 



What's New on Vilas County WIGenWeb Project

March 06, 2017..Eagle River Genealogical Society information has been updated to reflect current activities, meetings and dates.

March 06, 2017..Lakeland Area Genealogical Society information has been updated to reflect current activities, meetings and dates.

Oct 17, 2010..Memorial Cemetery of Lac du Flambeau has been transcribed and added to this site.

Oct 17, 2010..Presbyterian Cemetery of Lac du Flambeau has been transcribed and added to this site.

Oct 17, 2010..Olde Cemetery of Lac du Flambeau has been transcribed and added to this site.

Apr 14, 2010..The NORTHERN WATERS GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY now has a website where their meeting times, location and the meeting program are listed. This group meets the first Tuesday of each month, rotating between the libraries of Presque Isle, Bolder Junction, and Manitowish Waters with a different topic each month, based on input from members indicating their areas of interest. Speakers are made up of individual members, members from neighboring genealogical groups, and from other parts of the State.

Jun 16, 2009..Sunset Memorial Cemetery, Arbor Vitae has been transcribed by Judy Groh and added to this site

Jun 6, 2009..Hildegard Cemetery of Conover has been transcribed by Lorene Hesselgrave Schertzl, Ruth Bacic Congleton, Bob and Bev Ginnow of the Eagle River Genealogical Society, Eagle River Wisconsin.

Mar 28, 2009..Updated the information on Genealogical Societies and the contact person for each group

Oct 20, 2008..Sayner Cemetery and Star Lake Cemetery have been transcribed by Lorene Hesselgrave Schertzl, Ruth Bacic Congleton, Bob and Bev Ginnow of the Eagle River Genealogical Society, Eagle River Wisconsin.

Sept 13, 2008.. Saint Peter's Cemetery, Eagle River and Saint Germain Cemetery in Saint Germain have been transcribed by Lorene Hesselgrave Schertzl, Ruth Bacic Congleton, Bob and Bev Ginnow of the Eagle River Genealogical Society, Eagle River Wisconsin.

July 2, 2008.. The Phelps Cemetery has been transcribed and compiled for this site by Lorene Hesslegrave Schertzl.

May 2008...We have moved, be sure to add our new url to your favorites. http://wigenweb.org/vilas/ .

Feb 3, 2008..Two new pages added; News Clippings from the Minocqua Times, newspaper and Obituaries.

May 23, 2007...Eagle River Cemetery transcribed and compiled for this site by Lorene Hesslegrave Schertzl with the help of Ruth Bacic Congleton, Bob and Bev Ginnow. 2006-2007

April 12, 2007...Added several photos to the Photo Album Pages These photos have been contributed by viewers. If you have photos that you are willing to share please contact me for submission details. email.

September 18, 2006....The last of the Bioghraphies from the book "Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas Counties Wisconsin" Compiled by George O.Jones, Norman S. McVean and Others. publ.1924" are now online, thanks to Sue Swanson for all the hours of transcribing.. These biographies can be accessed through the LOV Biography Index.

Aug 5, 2006.......start of a new project....Vilas County Photo Album". Contributions of photos or postcards depicting people, resorts, historic places in Vilas county may be sent by email or snail mail.

July 6, 2006........added 42 bioghraphies from the book "Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas Counties Wisconsin" Compiled by George O.Jones, Norman S. McVean and Others. publ.1924" We are putting these biographies online by going page by page and we are now up to page 638. These biographies can be accessed through the LOV Biography Index.

July 3, 2006........ Post Offices, Railroad Stations and Ghost Towns of the North added to the page of Cities, Towns, Villages & Places along with a short geography lesson explaining the differences in municipalities in Wisconsin

Jan 1 to June 1, 2006.....added 147 Biograpies from the book "Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas Counties Wisconsin" Compiled by George O.Jones, Norman S. McVean and Others. publ.1924" We are putting these biographies online by going page by page and we are now up to page 638. These biographies can be accessed through the LOV Biography Index.

Aug 2005-Jan 1, 2006...added 132 Biograpies from the book "Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas Counties Wisconsin" Compiled by George O.Jones, Norman S. McVean and Others. publ.1924" We are putting these biographies online by going page by page and we are now up to page 638. These biographies can be accessed through the LOV Biography Index.

May-July 2005....50 Biographies from the book "Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas Counties Wisconsin" Compiled by George O.Jones, Norman S. McVean and Others. publ.1924" These biographies can be accessed through the LOV Biography Index.

Jan-May 2005....148 Biographies from the book "Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas Counties Wisconsin" Compiled by George O.Jones, Norman S. McVean and Others. publ.1924" These biographies can be accessed through the LOV Biography Index.

Oct 23.... added 7 Chapters of Vilas county history from the "History of Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas Counties", publ. 1924. see History page.

July 12... added link to WA-SWA-GONING on the MUSEUM PAGE.
Wa-Swa-Goning is a "Traditional Indian Village". Visitors take a walk back in time to when the Ojibwe built wigwams and moved from area to area as the seasons changed, making articles for survival out of natural elements found in northern Wisconsin.

May 30...added Chapter VI: The Lake Region from the "History of Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas Counties", publ. 1924. To view the other five chapters see History.

May 25...added P-Z of the Index to book "Commemorative Biographical Record of Upper Wisconsin Counties", publ 1895. This Index is now complete.

May 21...added MNO of the Index
May 14...added A-L of the Index to book "Commemorative Biographical Record of Upper Wisconsin Counties", publ 1895.

Mar 20..added Chapter V: Geology and Topography from the "History of Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas Counties, publ. 1924.
Feb 9.....added first 4 chapters of History to Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas Counties on History Page
Feb 2.....Added new links on Native American Research page...
  (1) NEWS FROM INDIAN COUNTRY
  (2) Lac du Flambeau Tribal Historic Preservation Office
  (3) George W. Brown Jr. Ojibwe Museum & Cultural Center
Oct 27..Churches in Vilas County
Sept 30... Biography Index for the "History of Lincon, Oneida and Vilas Counties" previously on one page has been divided into several pages to make it easier to load into your browser.
Sept 29... Index for Biographies included in "Lincoln, Oneida and Vilas Counties Wisconsin" Compiled by George O.Jones, Norman S. McVean and Others. publ.1924" has been completed, proofread and errors corrected.
Aug 30..added surnames "Coleman, Rand, Heehn, Strong, Brady, Meihack, Bodoh, and Nicholas" to the Surname List.
May 13..added link to the new website of the Northwoods Childrens Museum on the .. Historical Soc & Museums Page.
May 4...added new page..Census Information and Links
Mar 2...added Links to Vilas County Migrations and the Wisconsin Migrations Site.
Mar 2...added Link to Gogebic Range Directories 1928, 1938 and 1947 Entire Gogebic Range Directories include some towns in Vilas county.


Floral Bouquet © Copyright: All files on this website are protected by the US Copyright Law, Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, they are not to be copied or altered in any way for commercial use. Individuals may copy the information for their personal use. All persons contributing material for posting on these pages does so in recognition of their free, non-commercial distribution, and further, is responsible to assure that no copyright is violated by their submission.     WIGenWeb Vilas County Coordinator Judy Groh WIGenWeb Project

 



Back to the Top