Shawano County Genealogy


Shawano County Genealogy

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We are a local group of genealogy researchers. We reside here in Shawano County and have put together a local website to better help other researchers. We are working hard to transcribe all the Vital Records we can. We are re-indexing the huge volumes of Obituaries stored here in Shawano, which now will include new research on old partial obits and adding the Marion Advertiser 1896 to 1950. This is ongoing as we work on it but don't hesitate to ask for an obit if not found on the present listing. That will not be updated until all 119 Volumes are finished.

We have finished walking and photographing 136 Cemeteries in Shawano County.  This aided us to add to our first initial posting of Cemeteries, but some stones sadly are no more. This effort was made to give you a visual of your ancestors last resting place. We plan on adding 5 cemeteries from the Menominee Reservation.

Hosted by Cathe Ziereis Fischer & Jean Barkow

This site is dedicated to Marjorie Stoehr the founder of the First Family History Center


Also in Memory of Grant Stoehr who worked many years helping to compile the information on this site



Click here to see What's New, Added or Updated to the Site

Last Updated  7 Jan 2023

 You can copy and paste my email address from here  [email protected]

Or you can mail me your requests to

Cathe Ziereis Fischer

N2645 Rustic Circle

Clintonville, WI 54929


Births Pre-1907 

Maps and Plats

Birth Records 1908 to 1924                

  Marriages Pre-1907  Parts of 1903 & 1904 were missed & are being added as we get time.        

 Delayed Birth Records Marriages 1908-1934
Birth, Adoptions, Reunions, Institutions, Divorce, & Family Interviews from Newspapers    Marriages Anniversaries From Newspapers
Brick Wall Help    Ask us! Marriage Records 1919 +
Cemeteries  Woodlawn  Military   Shawano & Menominee Vets
Cemeteries of Marinette, Oconto & Shawano Counties

Murders in Shawano County


Census  1860-1900  Native Americans  

Menominee & Stockbridge / Munsee

Census 1920   Naturalization 
Census State Free Online Search  Obituaries   
Churches   Obituaries from the Marion Paper 

This is being updated to include 1896-1950

County History

Obituaries Added by Others

Death Records Filmed Pre-1907    Our Town in Pictures 
Death's Recorded from Courthouse Records 1880-1912 Schools  See Our Town in Pictures
Death Records City Hall 1919-1938   Sharing Family Names   
Death Records Recorded at County Sharing Family Photos
Diseases of Old Shawano & Oconto County Family Histories 


Family Books Shawano in the News
Family Group Sheets  Shawano County Journal Marriage's 1865-1898
Foreign Data Bases

Helpful sites for Foreign Records

Untimely Deaths
From Whence They Lived Vital Records
Funeral Homes of Shawano County Vocations of Old


Jailhouse Records WI Cemeteries  

A new site for Oconto and Shawano Cemeteries

Long Lives   Word Lists from Foreign Countries
Lost & Found    

My name is Cathe and I host this site. I have been doing genealogical work for the past 30 years. I live in Shawano County and am privy to a wealth of Historical and Archival records which I am willing to share.

~~~I hope you enjoyed your visit~~~

Site Coordinator Cathe Ziereis Fischer
Assistant Coordinator Jean Barkow
Editor Jim Glasheen

Transcription Volunteers Jeanette Rekow, Anita Perez, Jean Barkow, Jim Glasheen, Tyler Ninham, Amy Perez, Betty Edgerton,

Michelle Chard, Grant Stoehr, Gini Reineke


My biggest Thank You has to go to all the volunteers who make this site possible and their tireless transcribing of all the records we have posted. Thank You for your time, your love of history and rescuing and resuscitating all these old records we can now share with the world. Hats off to you all!

Cathe Ziereis Fischer

(pronounced Z-rice)

 For the love of my life

Great work thanks to all our Volunteers and their Dedication.

Copyright 2006-2023 by Cathe Ziereis Fischer

All information submitted to this project remains, to the extent that the law allows, the property of the submitter who, by submitting it, agrees that it may be freely copied but never sold or used in a commercial venture without the knowledge and permission of its rightful owner. They may be linked to but may not be reproduced on another site without specific permission from their contributor.