US TERRITORY OR
Part of the Northwest Territory, 1788; part of the Indiana Territory, 1800; part of the Illinois Territory, 1809; part of the Michigan Territory, 1818;
Wisconsin Territory, 1836
AVAILABLE STATE CENSUSES
1836–1842 (every two years); 1855–1905 (every 10 years)
FIRST FEDERAL CENSUS
1840 (heads of households only)
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Wisconsin Office of Vital Records
Madison, WI 53701
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