Wisconsin GenWeb Project

Brown County , Wisconsin


Volunteers | Vital Records |  Books | Census


Please remember that the following people are strictly volunteers who donate their energy to the cause of helping geneaologists research there ancestors.  As such,  they may get many requests it may take some time to service your request.  Please use them wisely, and be courteous! (The Management)

Kind Folks Willing to Do Lookups in Brown County



 Willing to perform:

Bev Nohr   I have my husband's grandmother's scrapbook. It contains many obits and wedding announcements for people around the DePere, Lark, Morrison, etc.  I have the obits indexed ( Bev Nohr's Index ).
Linda Tutt Green Bay Lookups in the Green Bay Library
805 South Jackson St.
Green Bay, WI 54301
Vickie Young   In charge of the morgue for Brown County Publishing,
Vickie is placing all new obituarys received on line at: "http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~twigs/newiobits"(click here to go there)
Sharon Haen Southern Brown County I am available to do cemetery look-ups in southern Brown County...very southern, almost to Calumet County.
Paula Griepentrog Brown County
I am a professional genealogist specializing in Wisconsin local history and genealogical research. I accept requests that range from simple document retrieval to intensive, on-site research. I am able to assist you with all aspects of your family and local history research. For current fees and additional information, please contact Paula at http://www.lakeshoregenealogy.com or [email protected]
Barbara Ray Green Bay West High School 1925 yearbook "Snapshots" for Green Bay West High. It has many pictures, poems and articles and advertising pages at the back. I would be happy to do lookups.

Vital Records


Write to:

Birth Records,  from 1846

Pre 1907- Birth & Death Records

Marriage Records, from 1821

Death Records, from 1834

Brown County, Register of Deeds
P.O. Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54301-3600

Phone: (920) 448-4000

Order On-line from the
Wisconsin Historical Society

Division & Circuit Court
Records from 1825
Brown County, Clerk of Circuit Court
P.O. Box 23600
Green Bay, WI 54301-3600

Phone: (920) 448-4000

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The following table contains the Titles, Authors, and a Description of reference books in which the listed volunteer is willing to do look-ups.  If you think they might be able to help you in your research, please feel free to contact them using the mailto: address -- but, remember they are doing this on their own time -- so be patient!  Make sure you put "Look-ups" in the Subject line of the e-mail.





17200 Belges Devenus Americains 1620-1920 Marcel Lacourt 17200 Belgians Become Americans 1620-1920 Paul Theys
1836 Territorial Census State Historical Society of WI Book - Vol XIII ,1836 Territorial Census for Brown County, WI - lists head of household & number in family. Lori Schiltz
A Glimpse Into the Past Pauline LaFrombois A History of the Town of Scott (lists early settlers) ( INDEX ) BalzaRM
Brabancons au Nouveau Monde Jean Ducat Brabancons in the New World Paul Theys
Farewell to the Homeland Sylvia Hall European Immigration to N.E. Wisconsin 1840 to 1900 ( INDEX ) BalzaRM
From Grez-Doiceau to Wisconsin Defnet, Ducat, Eggerickx and Poulain Immigration for the Grez-Doiceau area of Belgium to Wisconsin. Paul Theys
German Birthplaces of Green Bay Area Immigrants Ellen Piehl Transcriptions from Protestant Brown County Chruch Registers. Indexed by surname and place name. Ellen Piehl
History of New Frankin - From Pioneer Days to the Present Time N.D. Diedrich & J.B. Gehl Written for the occasion of the Diamond Jubilee of St. Kilian Parish in 1926: Includes parish roster Carl Listle
On Good Ground Fr.Scott
Genealogy and history of an area of the Netherlands - home of the Vandehei's Dave
Our Marchant Relatives Jeanne and Les Rentmeester Marchant Family History Paul Theys
The History of the Belgian Settlements in Door, Kewaunee and Brown Counties Math S. Tlachac 10 articles from a series in the Algoma Record-Herald ( INDEX ) BalzaRM
Swiss In Wisconsin  Frederick Hale History of Swiss Immigration to Wis. ( INDEX ) BalzaRM
Wooden Shoes West Fr. Scott
The story of the voyage from the Netherlands circa 1848 Includes particular ships, with passenger lists.  Extensive genealogies and photographs Dave

150 Years of Local Life

A committee from villages of Nil-St-Vincent, Tourinnes-St-Lambert
and Walhain St. Paul

The history of the three Belgian villages now combined as Walhain Belgium (1830 - 1980).
( Person Index )

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The state and territorial censuses taken in Wisconsin and the information each contains are listed below:

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If you have reference material for which you would volunteer to do look-ups, please e-mail Dick Balza, and include the Title, Author, and Description along with the e-mail address at which you can be reached.

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Last updated: Dec. 31th 2011
Copyright 2011, Richard M. Balza