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Local History & Miscellaneous Books

At The Graveside
by JJ Johnson, Darlene Ryan, Nancy Helbach
and Jean Spiegelberg.
Published by the Waupaca Area Genealogical Society

by Kim J. Heltemes
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
"Images of America" series
ISBN number: 0-7385-4020-X
Copyright Kim J. Heltemes 2005


Wisconsin Veterans Home at King
by Kim J. Heltemes
Arcadia Publishing
"Images of America Series"
ISBN 0-7385-3285-1
128 pages  2004
Copyright @ 2004 by Kim J. Heltemes


Commemorative Biographical Record of the Upper Wisconsin Counties of Waupaca, Portage, Wood, Marathon, Lincoln, Oneida, Langlade and Shawano By Chicago; J. H. Beers & Co. 1895

1110 pages; ports. 28 cm.  NOTE: Includes index at the end of roll. Biographical sketches of prominent and representative citizens and of many of the early settler families.

FHL#0982242 item 2, FHL#1000805 item 1, Microfilm (negative) Madison, Wisconsin Historical Society Library, 1966 1 roll 35mm

Biographies from this book have been placed on the Waupaca County Message Board.


Index to Names in the Biographical Record of the Upper Wisconsin Counties.. By J. H. Beers & Company Chicago, 1895 Indexed by Bailey, Stuges W., Mrs.

The Early Foundations and Development of Waupaca County, Wisconsin by Paul D. Plowman Pub: Waupaca? Wis s.n. 19?

11 pages; 22cm. "For the benefit of the Little Schoolhouse Museum" Includes bibliographical references.

Historical Society Library Pamphlet 92-478

Fisher-Fallgatter Mill Records 

Records of a flour mill founded in 1894 and closed in 1969. Case file unprocessed accessions M79-281; Records, 1930-1969 most of which are routine and related to the billing, invoicing and shipping operations of the mill. Qty 9.0 c.f. (9 record center cartons); MAD 3/38/H2-5 M79-478. Materials from a study of the mill done by Polly Athan, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Included is Athan's report on this mill's history, a legal description of land holdings, a 1934 inventory, an appraisal and tape-recorded interviews done by Athan with Don Fallgatter, Evan Durant and Evan Johnson on the mill. Qty. 0.2 c.f. (1 package added to carton of 8 of M79-281) and 4 cassette tape recordings; MAD icon (4 tape recordings); MAD 3/38/H4 (1 package)   Format 9.2 c.f. and 4 tape recordings

State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, 816 State Street, Madison, WI 53706

A Four County Guide to the National Register of Historic Places  by Lee Newcomer Published: Oshkosh, WI L. Newcomer, 1981

51 pages; ill. 21 cm.  Guide to the National Register of Historic Places in Fond du Lac County, Outagamie County, Waupaca County and Winnebago County.


Fremont-Wolf River Area History  Pub. Fremont, WI; Fremont, WI Area Bi-Centennial Book Committee, 1978; (Fond du Lac, WI; Badger Freund Printing Company)  270 pages; ill.; 28 cm


From Sawmills to Villages: the Early History of Big Falls by Caroline, Leopolis & Pell and Buckbee, Granite City, Hunting & Split Rock/ edited by Robert McDevitt Pub. by Marion, WI Marion Advertiser, 1992

330 pages; ill.; maps; 28cm  Includes bibliographical references.


From The Indian Land by Malcolm Rosholt

The first Norwegians (mostly from Telemark) came to Waupaca County in the 1850's. Thor Helgeson, an itinerant teacher, wrote a book called Fra Indianernes Lande about this area. It was translated by Malcolm Rosholt. It was printed by Krause Publications in Iola and copyrighted by the Iola Historical Society.

If your interested in Waupaca County History and even more so the history of the Iola area during the lumbering era then this book has been called a bible by some. 

The first printing went so fast, a second printing has been done by the Iola Historical Society. It may be purchased by sending a request and with payment to: Iola Historical Society, P.O. Box 412, Iola, WI 54945 The book is $30.00 plus $3.00 shipping. 


From the Indian Land First-Hand Account of Central Wisconsin Pioneer Life Translated by Malcolm Leviatt Roshold 1907- Pub. Iola, WI Krause Publications, c1985

348 pages, ill.; maps, ports.; 29 cm. Based on the author's translations of Fra Indianernes Land complied by Thor Helgeson, Includes index


From The Indian Land by Malcolm Leviatt Roshold 1907- Pub Iola, WI; Iola Herald 1965-1972

4 v. Ill.; 42 cm.  A series of weekly articles in the Iola Herald based in part on Thor Helgeson's Fra Indianernes Lande published in 1915 in the Norwegian language.

SC UW-Stevens Point Government Pub. +F587.W3 R6


The Genealogical Research Guide to Waupaca County  2002 Edition  Published by the Waupaca Area Genealogical Society

Maps, churches, cemeteries, libraries, funeral homes, and an amount of other listings with genealogical research in Waupaca County. This book was revised and updated from the 1998 Edition and published September 2002.  T


Ghosts Towns of Waupaca County
by Waupaca County Historical Society Royalton, WI c1991 112 pages; ill.


History of a Social Club, De Danskes Hjern (The Dane Home) by Marnie Indestad

Local history essay, undated  History of a social club, DeDanskes Hjem (The Dane Home), Waupaca, WI, organized in 1877; prepared sometime after 1920 by Indestad from information furnished by William J. Bendixen

State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, 815 State Street, Madison, WI 53706 MAD 4/14/SC2641: Call No SC2641; Format 0.1 c.f. (1 folder)

FHL#1888803 item 16


History of the Townships, Waupaca County by Esther Dunlavy 1975

Microfilm reproduction of original published; New London, WI, 16 pages, ill.

FHL#1888801 item 6


History of Waupaca County, Wisconsin by Joseph Wakefield Published by D. L. Stinchfield, 1890 Waupaca, WI

219 pages; front. (port) 18 cm.

FHL#1036211 item 4


Standard History of Waupaca County, Vol I & II  by John Ware 1917

Biographies from this book have been placed on the Waupaca County Message Board.


Little Wolf River Country: An Early History of the Area by Eleanor V. Cooney Editor, Barbara A Dumke Photography Michael J. Cooney, Map; Edward Loss Published c1976 pages, ill. 21 cm


Obituaries from Shawano and Waupaca Counties Complied by Arnold and Amanda Braatz

Scrapbook collection of obituaries, marriages, births and newspaper articles, mostly from southern Shawano and northern Waupaca Counties, indexes for some years 1946-1982



Our Heritage: A Bicentennial Project  Sponsored by Waupaca Lions Club; complied by Heritage Committee; edited by Rosemary Freiberger and John Holman  Includes leaf indexes

FHL$1888804 item 2


The Old Road by Jeanie Wilcox

119 pages  Mostly biographical, but includes some information about family members.  Microfilm of typescript at the Waupaca County Historical Society, Royalton

FHL$1888803 item 14


Parfreyville Methodist Church Centennial 1856-1956 Dayton, WI: The Church, 1956

23 leaves; 28 cm  Historical Society Library Pamphlet 93-566


A Photo Album of the Past: Pioneer Scenes and Portraits from Central Wisconsin by Malcolm and Margaret Rosholt Published: Rosholt, WI Rosholt House c1977

192 pages; ill.; 23 X 31 cm  NOTE: The 1977 ed. is Vol. II of a Photo Album of the Past


The Pioneers of Little Wolf Township by Evelyn M. Wegener c 1975

Including historical records of events from 1848-1973; includes index; 148 pages, ill

FHL#1888804 item 1


Poems and Memories by Jeanie Wilcox

This records found under Waupaca County History Microfilm of typescript is at the Waupaca County Historical Society, Royalton

FHL#1888803 item 15


Ye Brown Book Souvenir of Waupaca County  Complied by Orrin A. Rice, 1925

16 pages, ill.  FHL #1888801


A Brief History of Waupaca County Teachers College by Kenneth G. Renning, 1966

45 leaves; 28 cm + 7 plans  Seminar papers-Wisconsin State University at La Crosse-1966  Accompanied by architectural plans of building proposed in 1924 but never built. Bibliography; leaves 35-37

WR UW-La Crosse WS66 Re


Wisconsin Semi-Centennial Souvenir Edition of the Waupaca Post  Pub./Date: Waupaca WI M. Kirk, 1995  Complied by Sidney J. Huntley  Wisconsin Veterans Home, King, WI

43 pages; ill;, ports. 28cm Reprint. Originally published: Waupaca, WI Waupaca Post, 1898


Photographs, undated  Central Wisconsin College  Minutes, 1893-1932

An album of photographs made by (Commandant?? Leo M. Jackson of most of the buildings at King, WI prior to about 1959. An identifying key is included which indicates that many of the buildings were razed in the mid to late 1960s. Unprocessed Accessions 1994/027 Album including 160 black and white 4X5 photographs. Qty: 0.2 c.f. (1 volume in an archive box) MAD Icon

Minutes, 1893-1920, of the Board of Directors of the Lutheran school. Founded as the Scandinavia Academy in 1891. This collection is available only on microfilm.

State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, 816 State Street. Madison, WI 53706 MAD 1V/Mss Box 100; Call No. Micro 335; Format 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)


St. Luke's Lutheran Church Big Falls, WI  Church Records 1899-1999 by Sara Tischauser 

This book contains transcriptions of church records. Included are marriage, death and confirmation records and church history. This book can be found at St. Luke's Luther Church in Big Falls, WI and at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Symco, WI.


St. John's Lutheran Church  Funeral Records 1887-1997
by Jeff Catozzi & Brandon Yonker 


The History of Marion Part 1 The Early Years  by Kathy Adams, Stacy Dewhurst, Kurt Klingbell, Carolyn Mielke, Murray Papendorf, Tricia Tank and Robert McDevitt  


Rural Schools of Waupaca County-Waupaca County Historical Society 
Edited by Don Hanson and Joan Paulson Published December 2000
This book is out of print and no longer available.


Wisconsin Biographical Index - Complied by Cheryl Janke 1999

This is a wonderful index. This is an index of 124 Wisconsin sources and is easily used. You can check for your ancestors name and if your ancestor is in any of the 124 sources, this index will tell you which book and on which page to find the information about your ancestor. A few of the sources indexed in this book are: History of Dunn County, Wisconsin, 1925; Standard History of Sauk County, Vol. II by Harry Ellswroth Cole, 1918; Southeastern Wisconsin: A History of Old Milwaukee County, Vol. III, 1932; Memoirs of Waukesha County, Wisconsin, 1907; Men of Progress, Wisconsin by Andrew J. Aikens and Lewis A. Proctor, 1897 and many more. 


A Civic Century 1855-1955 Clintonville, WI

Published by the Clintonville Harvest Festival, Incorporated 1955


This book gives a lot of history of Clintonville, including the areas of churches, schools, businesses and it's people. The book also includes photos.



A Civic Century: Clintonville's New Generation 1955-1986

Compiled by Jeff Everson - 1986


The Headless Banker - The Murder of H.C. Mead - As Waupaca Saw It
by June Johnson

The index to this books is now on-line.
Click here to view the index.

$30.00 plus $5.00 for shipping and handling.
    This historical account of the gruesome murder of Banker Henry C. Mead
in October, 1882 also shows insights into many of the lifestyles of the era.
The night and murder were the kind that ghost stories are made - for amidst
all the blood and gore, Mead's death was signed with a bloody handprint on
the wall.  The book is a compilation of historical newspaper accounts, court
records and first-hand documentation of the murder, subsequent
investigations of a crime that has yet to be officially solved, and how it
effected a community financially and socially.  Leads to witnesses and
suspects were investigated locally, throughout Wisconsin, and across the
four borders of the United States.  Only one man is known to have ever gone
to prison over the infamous murder, and he for perjury to keep others free
during the 1893 trial.

The Booming Cannons

$25.00 plus $4.00 for shipping and handling
    Recitals of Camp and Battle Incidents.  Survivors of the Rebellion
Relate Many Amusing and Startling Incidents
    of Marches, Camp Life, Foraging Experiences and Battle Scenes

The Blue and the Gray

$25.00 plus $4.00 for shipping and handling
    Brave Men Who Met Upon The Field of Battle.  Thrilling Stories of the
Rebellion - Soldiers and Sailors Recite Interesting
    Reminiscences of Life in Camp and on the Field.

Around the Campfire

$25.00 plus $4.00 for shipping and handling
    Old Soldiers Talk Over Experiences and Spin Yarns.  The Blue and The
Gray Revive Incidents of the Late War, and in a
    Graphic and Interesting Manner Tell of Camp, March, and Battle

On the Field of Battle

$25.00 plus $4.00 for shipping and handling
    Incidents and Interesting Anecdotes of the War.  The Veterans of the
Rebellion Tell of Whistling Bullets, Bright Bayonets,
    Bursting Bombs, Bloody Battles, Camp Life and Festive Bugs.

Bloody Battlefields

$25.00 plus $4.00 for shipping and handling
    Entertaining Reminiscences of the Rebellion.  Graphic Accounts of the
Stirring Scenes Witnessed on the Battlefield and
    in Camp - Old Comrades Recite Experiences of a Thrilling Nature.

The above six titles can be purchased through the mail from J. J. Johnson, 725 Larsen Street,
Waupaca WI  54981 or WAGS, P.O. Box 42, King, WI 54946-0042

NAVARINO: Timber Trails and Tales  by The Navarino History Committee

Indexed by Jean A. Spiegelberg August 2001 Jean has been generous in giving her permission to post the index on this website. Although Navarino is in Shawano County many of the families traveled and lived in both Waupaca and Shawano Counties. 



Land Atlas & Plat Book, Waupaca County, Wisconsin By Rockford Map Publishers, Rockford, IL, 1986

Cadastral maps of townships, sponsored by Waupaca County 4-H Leaders Association, Waupaca, WI; Includes index

FHL #6088721


Official County Plat Book and Farmers' Directory of Waupaca County, Wisconsin Published Mankato, MN; Farm Plat Book Publishing Company-19?

56 pages; maps; 28 cm.


Plat Book of Waupaca County, Wisconsin  C. M. Foote & W. S. Brown , 1889

56 pages  Drawn from actual surveys and the county records; indicates property owners

FHL #1888804 item 3


Standard Atlas of Waupaca County, Wisconsin

By Geo. A. Ogle & Company c1923

Including a plat book of the villages, cities, and townships of the county.


Family Histories

Ager, Waldemar 1869-1941

Papers, 1931-1966

Papers of a Norwegian-American editor and writer, including records, 1916-1932, a committee former to raise a monument t Colonel Hans C Heg, who commanded the 15th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, and a roster of that regiment; a manuscript copy of Thor Helgeson's Fra Indianernes Lande. on Norwegian settlement in Waupaca County, Wisconsin and miscellaneous clippings and correspondence, largely in Norwegian. Register

State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, 816 State St., Madison, WI 53706 MAD 4/39/B3; Call No. Mss 106; Format -.2 c.f. (1 archives box)


Baker, Jeremiah b 1825?  Papers 1856-1874

Copies of twelve letters written by Jeremiah Baker, a settler in Fremont WI and in Eau Clair, WI in which he writes of his activities and surroundings, and of his Civil War service in the 8th Regiment, Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry; and letters from the donor providing genealogical information. Baker was also known as R. James Baker and Rinaldo J. Baker.

This collection is owned by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, 816 State St., Madison, WI 53706 This collection is at the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point Area Research Center, Stevens Point, WI 54481 Stevens Point SC 18; format 0.1 c.f. (1 folder)


Boe, John J. and Nielsen, Harald   Papers, 1886-1900

Letters and papers of John J. Boe and Harald Nielsen, whose relationship is not clear but who were Norwegian-Americans living in Wisconsin. Primarily letter in Norwegian both from Norway and from other Norwegians in the US, the collection concerns family life in Norway and immigrant life in Wisconsin. Also present are papers from Boe's attendance at the Scandinavian Academy (Scandinavia, WI), a biographical sketch of Civil War soldier N.E. Boe and largely unidentified photographs. Register.

This collection is owned by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, 816 State St., Madison, WI 53706 Except for the photographs, this collection is at the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh Area Research Center, Oshkosh, WI 54901  Photographs: MAD Icon/Lot 3923; Call No. Lot 3923 Oshkosh Mss CB 4120; Format 0.4 c.f. (1 archive box) and photographs.


Brown, I. M.   Notebook, ca 1898

Notebook of a New London, WI physician, pertaining to infant care

Located at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, 816 State St., Madison, WI 53706 MAD 3/26/F5-6; Call No. Wis Mss 14PB/16; Format 0.1 c.f. (1 volume)


Butterfield, William  Miscellany, 1856-1858

Miscellaneous papers concerning William Butterfield, a native of Maine and resident of Northport, WI, Waupaca County, Wisconsin, including a copy of an excerpt from his memoirs, a plan of the village of Northport, quit-claims deeds and warranty deeds.

State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, 816 State St., Madison, WI 53706 MAD 4/14/SC 459; Call No. SC 459; Format 0.1 c.f. (1 folder)


Calkins, Blanche Janda  Family History, undated

Brief history by Blanche Calkins Janda of the George H. Calkins family, Waupaca County, WI, including information on social activities and on the pure spring water near Sunset Lake where the family moved in 1880.

State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, 816 State St., Madison, WI 53706; MAD 4/14/SC1351; Call No. SC 1351; Format 0.1 c.f. (1 folder)


Calkins, Emerson Rood 1842-1919  Family papers, 1862-1983

Reminiscences of Calkins' service in the 8th Wisconsin Light Artillery, 1862-1863, including description of camp life and army maneuvers in Missouri, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, and Tennessee, including the battles of Perryville, Chaplin Hills and Murfreesboro,; reminiscences of his wife, Sabra Thompson Calkins  of her childhood in Waupaca, Wisconsin, especially of her school experiences; clippings' family correspondence; and a short genealogy. This collection is available only on microfilm. Register.

State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, 816 State St., Madison, WI 53706 MAD 1V/Mss Box 627; Call No. Micro 994; Format 1 reel of microfilm


Chapin, James M. 1833-1898  Diaries, 1864-1880

Typewritten copy of diaries, November 12, 1864-August 29, 1865, with notes for 1868 and 1871, and September 6, 1878-March 26, 1880., kept by Chapin, a Waupaca County, Wisconsin farmer, chronicling the day-to-day activities of a pioneer family and including references to prices of products and clothing.

State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, 816 State St., Madison, WI 53706 MAD 4/14/SC 124; Call No. SC 124; Format 0.1 c.f. (1 folder)


Clarke, Willis Peck 1842-ca1920  Papers, 1826-1926

Papers of a lieutenant of Co. K, 13th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteers, including his correspondence, 1861-1865, describing camp life, campaign travel and minor engagements in Tennessee and Alabama; a scrapbook containing certificates, muster rolls, special orders, and other military documents, and clippings from Southern newspapers, 1864, the first issue of The Wisconsin Volunteer, 1862, a program for Union prisoners' celebration on July 4, 1862, at Salisbury, NC and an authorization to Enos W. Peeck to raise a New Jersey militia company, 1862. Also includes descriptions of Waupaca, Wisconsin, Veterans' Home and of life at the Molokai, Hawaii, Leper Colony in 1915.

State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, 816 State St., Madison, WI 53706 MAD 4/15/SC-O 13; 1 box; MAD 4/39/C3; Call No. Mss 114 Sc-O 13; Format 0.6 c.f. (1 archive box and 1 volume)


Dean, Selma Madsen 1894-1993  Scrapbook, ca 1850-1993

Scrapbook compiled by Selma Dean containing photographs, clippings, and memorabilia concerning the Dean and Madsen families of Scandinavia, WI. Also included are a brief reminiscence by Dean about her early life in the Norwegian American community in central Wisconsin, her education, and work as a school teacher, and several letters from her son, Robert, a career Air Force officer, containing his views on the Cold War in 1953 and observations after his arrival in Vietnam in 1967. Available only on microfilm.

This collection is owned by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, 816 State St., Madison, WI 53706. This collection is at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Area Research Center, Stevens Point, WI 54481 The microfilm is also available in Madison. MAD 1V/Mss Box 1047; Call No. Micro 2026  Stevens Point Micro 28; Format 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)


Book of Remembrance (Fietzer, Fetzer, Fitzer, Fetzer family)
by Dorothy Baldwin


The History of the Glocke-Drath family
by Kenneth Arnold Glocke


The Greely family : 1832 to 1982
by Margrit Hamilton Lees


Christian Hanson, 1820-1895 : from Gjerpen to Iola
by Joan Paulson


The Hellestad House: A New Beginning for an Old Homestead
by Sue Eiler Copyright 2001
Friends of Hartman Creek

This book contains a family tree, a timeline, map of the Telemark region in Norway where the Olson/Skorgen/Jorgens?Hellestad families came from. Also included a map outlining Scandinavia, WI and surrounding farms.



History of Peter P. Hershberger and Leah Hochstetler.
Their ancestors and descendants from 1736 to 1970
by Leo Daniel Hershberger



Holman, Elizabeth Palmer  Diaries, 1918-1921

Diaries kept by Holman, a farm woman who lived in the Town of Dayton, Waupaca County, WI, providing an overview of farm life, described are farm chores, housework, trips to town which included selling farm goods and buying merchandise, church attendance, social activities and interaction with neighbors and friends, finances, family health, transportation and conditions and activities relating to WWI. This collection is available only on microfilm.

This collection is owned by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, 816 State St., Madison, WI 53706. This collection is at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point Area Research Center, Stevens Point, WI 54481 The film is also available in Madison. MAD 1V/Mss Box 825; Call No. Micro 2010; Stevens Point Micro 27; Format 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)


A Bit of Green in Lebanon (Hurley Family)

The Hurley Family with related and allied lines

Library of Congress 91-90119, CS71.H965  Copies in the Clintonville Library, New London Library and the Historical Society Library in Madison, WI.


Klingbeil : family history genealogy
by Delores Zillmer Miller

Knoph, Thomas  Account book, 1853-1855

Account book in Norwegian (on microfilm) with an English translation (on paper), kept by Thomas Knoph for his general store, the first in Scandinavia Township, Waupaca County, WI. The Norwegian original is available only microfilm. Negative produced and held by the Norwegian-American Historical Association, Northfield, MN

State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, 816 State St., Madison, WI 53706 1 folder; MAD 4/14/SC 397; Micro 260 (1 reel): MAD 1V/Mss Box 86 Call No. Micro 260 SC 397; Format 0.1 c.f. (1 folder) and 1 reel of microfilm (35mm)


Family Records of Ludwig Krubsack  (1820-1902) 1947 Edition


The Lust family history

by Russell Miller

Marquardt family : 100 years of history
Sally Kauss Freckmann


The Friedrich Wilhelm Much family : a family tree of the
Muchs of Northern Waupaca County in Wisconsin

by Mary Rahr


The O'Briens of Lebanon
Gene O'Brien, Ethyl O'Brien & Florence O'Brien


Pioneer Popes
Sutherland, Amelia Pope [Waupaca Wis?: Pope Family Association, 1938?]

A history of the Plymouth Popes who descended from one Thomas Pope of Plymouth and Dartsmouth, Massachusetts; became pioneers in Vermont, New York, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Nebraska, 1627 to 1937


Carl Raasch : his descendants in America
by Robert LaVern Raasch


Descendants of Karl Ludwig Schewe
by Betty Jahsman Allen


The Schneiderwendt-Riske family history
by Hilda Marie Glocke


Schoepke and Raisler families: Pioneers of Waupaca County, WI 
Ramsell, Daniel A. 1838-1922
By Mark E. Fruendt

Decorah, IA Anundsen Pub., 1992, 435 pages  Papers, 1848-1922

Papers of a Civil War veteran concerning his experiences in the Wisconsin 14th Infantry, regimental reunions, his genealogy, the history of Marion, WI  and organizations there, and several family vacation trips. Unprocessed Accessions M86-041; Materials,, 1848-1922, including Civil War memories, an autobiography, photographs, genealogies, histories of Marion, WI and verses about Ramsdell's Civil War experiences. See box list with accession sheet. Qty 0.4 c.f. (1 archives box), MAD 3/38/U2

State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, 816 State St., Madison, WI 53706 Format 0.4 c.f.
Library of Congress 92-74334


The Shopodocks : a Potawatomi Indian story : a sesquicentennial project
by Delores Zillmer Miller


Memoirs of Helene Plath Tonn 1867-1953

Memories and anecdotes of everyday life by Helene Plath Tonn, undated, recorded by her daughter, Erna, describing her youth in Montello, WI, visits to relatives in MN; moving to New London, WI after her marriage to Edward August Tonn who was involved in several businesses there; and in 1909 moving to Mena, Arkansas where they farmed for a number of years. Included are photocopied photographs and documents and an appendix containing genealogic charts and biographical sketches of Erna Tonn Kenkel and her brother August Edward Tonn.

This collection is owned by the State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, 816 State St., Madison, WI 53706  This collection is at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point Area Research Center, Stevens Point, WI 54481 Call No. Stevens Point SC51; Format 0.1 c.f. (1 folder)


Vaughn, John M.  Letters, 1857

Three letters from Vaughn, a farmer near Waupaca, WI, concerning problems of getting settled, purchase of land and prices of farm animals and products.

State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Archives Division, 816 State St., Madison, WI 53706; MAD 4/14/SC2540; Call No. SC 2640; 0.1 c.f. (1 folder)


The Old Road  By Jeanie Wilcox

1981 119 pages; ill., ports; 21 cm

Wilcox family in Waupaca County


Rural on the Crystal by Norma Stromberg  1978

This book includes photos, family pedigree sheets, news articles of weddings, deaths, etc. Some of the surnames found in this book are: Potts, Ashmun, Stenson, Radley, Jensen, Barton, Barlow and many more.


A Short History of the Families and Descendants of Ernest Zempel and Ida Pidde
by William C. Handrich


New Echoes From Old Escapades : a collection of reminisces and memories and history of the Zillmer Miller families of Dupont and Marion,
Waupaca County, Wisconsin
by Delores Zillmer Miller


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