Wisconsin Deaths and Burials, 1835-1968 is a free collection at FamilySearch with a searchable name index to death and burial records from Wisconsin. A few records may be earlier or later.


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What Can I Learn from Death Records?


These death records may include:

  • Name
  • Birth date and place
  • Death date and place
  • Age at death
  • Gender
  • Race
  • Marital Status



How Can Death Records Help Me Find Other Records?


With information from these records you may be able to:

  • Use the information found in the death or burial record to search for an obituary
  • Use the information to find other records such as birth, baptism, marriage, court, and land records
  • Use the information to find additional family members in the censuses
  • Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family


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