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Libraries in Oneida county belong to the Wisconsin Valley Library Service. You can search their card catalog online at VCAT   An advanced search will allow you to search a specific library within their service. If you are in the area on a research trip be sure to stop at the local libraries. Under each library I have listed some genealogy resources that may not show up on a catalog search.

DEMMER LIBRARY, located 6961 West School Street, Three Lakes.  . Library has a genealogy section with microfilm reader/printer. Genealogy resources relating specifically to the area include:
  • Large wall map of the Three Lakes Cemetery
  • Three Lakes Cemetery Index
    Census on microfilm
  • 1875 Wisconsin State Census, Roll # V226-7 (includes Kenosha-Milwaukee)
  • 1895 Wisconsin State Census, Roll #V226-17 (includes Milwaukee-Racine )
  • 1905 Wiscosnin State Census, Roll #V226-45 (includes Oconto-Outagamie)
  • 1880 Federal Census, WI Roll #T-9-1433 (includes Lafayettee-Marathon)
  • 1890 WI Veterans and Widows of Veterans Census Schedules (Ashland-Wood)
  • 1900 Federal Census, WI Roll #T623-180-08 (includes Monroe, Oconto and Oneida)
  • 1910 Federal Census, WI Roll #T624-1730 (includes Oneida, Price and Outagamie)
  • 1920 Federal Census, WI Rol l# T625-2008 (includes Oneida, Ozaukee, Outagamie)
    Newspapers on microfilm
  • Northern Son Nov 4, 1975-Nov 5, 1978
  • Three Lakes Swap Feb 1943-Mar 1944
  • Three Lakes Echo Vol. No.1 june 29, 1889
  • Forest Advance Oct 1, 1908; May 4, 1911-Dec 1911
  • Eagle River Review June 28, 1890-Dec 1914

  • MINOCQUA PUBLIC LIBRARY, Located on the first floor of the Minocqua Community Building, 415 Menominee St, Minocqua.. They have a microfim reader/printer, a microfiche reader and computers. The genealogy section includes several books, too numerous to list here, that will help you with your research. Genealogy resources relating specifically to Wisconsin include:
  • Lakeland Area Tombstone Inventory, publ. 1996, book
    Census on microfilm
  • WI Territorial Census, 1836-42; 1846; 1847
  • WI State Census (all counties) 1855, 1856, 1875, 1885, 1895
  • WI Soldiers and Sailors, 1885, 1895
  • US Federal Census for Wisconsin (all counties)1850; 1860; 1870
  • The Times, Minocqua Times, Lakeland Times, newspaper on microfilm 1891-1999
  • Index to Birth, Marriage, and Deaths in the Lakeland Times 1891-1926, book
    Vital Records
  • Pre-1907 WI Birth, Marriage and Death Indexes on microfiche

  • RHINELANDER DISTRICT LIBRARY  located at 106 North Stevens Street, Rhinelander. The library has a large genealogy section with microfilm readers and reader/printer.Genealogy resources relating specifically to Wisconsin include:
  • Marathon County, Wisconsin, cemetery inscriptions : an every-name index / edited by Jerome S. Lund and Edith E. Carpenter.publ. Marathon County Genealogical Society, 1986.
  • Pioneer cemeteries, Door County, Wisconsin / text: John M. Kahlert ; photographs: Albert Quinlan. by Kahlert, John. Baileys Harbor, Wis. : Meadow Lane Publishers, 1981.
  • Wisconsin 1850 census index / editors, Ronald Vern Jackson, Gary Ronald Teeples. by Jackson, Ronald Vern. Bountiful, Utah : Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1978.
  • Wisconsin 1840 census index / editors, Ronald Vern Jackson, Gary Ronald Teeples. by Jackson, Ronald Vern. Bountiful, Utah : Accelerated Indexing Systems, 1978.
  • Federal census 1850-1880 Jenny (Merrill Area) Marathon and Lincoln Counties, Wisconsin / compiled by Bev King and Kay Landolt. Merrill, WI : Merrill Historical Society, Inc., 1999.
  • 1855 Wisconsin State Census Index, an 8 yr project by Northwoods Genealogy Society
  • Obit index to the Rhinelander Dailey News
  • Rhinelander Daily News on microfilm
  • Name Index to the Ripco Ripples 1926-1963. compiled by Joy M. Vancos, Rhinelander. Ripco Ripples was an employee magazine published by Rhinlander Paper Co. Stories from around the mill.

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    last edited 30 Oct 2014