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The following is an index of resources available from the Burlington Genealogical Society Library collections.  

The Burlington Geological Society library collection is housed in the Burlington Public Library.

Burlington Public Library
166 E Jefferson St, Burlington, WI 53105
(262) 342-1130

Cemetery Records  &  Obits  
Burlington Cemetery Hwy W aka S. Brown's Lake Dr.
Diener Hwy DD  .4 mile north of Spring Prairie Rd.
Hickory Grove  Spring Prairie
High St. Wheatland Tnshp Kenosha Co.
Hillside Cemetery Whitewater
Holy Family Hwy 31  north of 5mi Rd
Hudson Lyons (see History of Lyons)
Karcher Back of 8550 Schaal Rd
Loescher  (Brighton) Remains moved when Bong Base started
Lyons Lyons (see History of Lyons)
Mt. Hope Spring Prairie Rd. on farm .5 mi  west DD
Old Brown's Lake On hill behind Burlington Cemetery
Oakwood Hwy 83  No of Waterford
Rooker Spring Prairie Rd. east of Bieneman Rd.  No markers remaining
Rosewood Hwy 11 east  Dover Tnshp
Round Prairie LaGrange Walworth Co.
St. Alphonsus New Munster  Kenosha Co.
St. Charles Burlington
St. Francis Xavier Brighton  Kenosha Co.
St. John's Catholic Church Tn Paris Kenosha Co.
St. Joseph's Lyons
St. Killian's Town of Lyons  Walworth Co.
St. Mary's Burlington
St. Mary's Dover Kansasville
St. Peter's Luthern Loomis  Rd north of Waterford
St. Thomas Waterford
Norway Luthern/Heg Park Hwy 36  north Waterford
Rochester Hwy D Rochester
Springfield Union Lyons Tnshp  Hospital Rd & Hwy 120
United Presbyterian/Scotch Irish Raynor Rd  north Hwy A
Wheatland Presbyterian  Wheatland Tnshp Kenosha Co.
Oakwood Cemetery Hwy 83 north of Waterford

Indexes to obits published in Chicago Newspapers   1900-1909   set 4 books

OUR BACK PAGES  obits of Cornish & N Devonshire Settlers of Jefferson, Walworth and Waukesha Co.



Church Histories


St. Mary’s 1901/1902  Year Book


St. Mary’s Dover  100yrs


St. Peter’s Luthern Church Pastors


Family Histories


Bahr Family Tree

Ancestors of Bork Family

Biographies of Bond Co. Il


Letters of Edwin Bottomley


Thomas Bottomley Family Story


Garland’s of Kenosha Co WI & Lancaster Co Neb


Descendants of Timothy Jeremiah Harrington  of Ireland


Richard Joliffe Desc.  Cornwall to Palmyra


The Koldeway Family

Many years of research

Correspondence from Udo Kaiser, Selm Ge

Info on many  Burlington and Kenosha Co people who migrated Selm to Burlington

Leach /Rhodes Family

Letter from Thomas/Hannah Rhodes

Pioneer Family –Memories of Old Home

Fond du Lac

Descendents of Jacob Prasch


Research done by Almira Wanat BGS    Honkavaara/Uebele/Martin/Steetson/Cass/Buttles/Cook/  Lackey/Bertholf/Bartholf/Reinhart/Hancock/Blise


Local History


Burlington Mission Register  Baptism, marriage, death

English Settlement

English Settlement by Wm. Earnshaw


Family Heads in Walworth Co.  1840

See  Hillside Cemetery

Galena and the Lead Mines


Kenosha Photographs and History


History Town Lyons


History Town Norway


Births,deaths and marriages of Burlington 1880-1935

Newspaper Clippings

Racine Co  Marriages,deaths, census, civil war draft


History Spring Prairie


Whitewater City Directory 1858


Whitewater Civil War Draft


Memories of Wheatland


Historic Musings of Wheatland


History Town Wheatland


Exerpts from diary of Joseph Deuel Whitely

Walking around SE WI  to buy land 1839

The Wisconsin Story  150 Stories  150 years

Dennis McCann

SEWRPC Unincorporated Settlements in SE Wisconsin (2)


Photographs and History Kemosha Co.

Giles, McCumber, Pollei

Freedom Train North  (includes Burlington)

Julia Pferdehirt

Genealogy Bulletin  1992-1999


Germans in Wisconsin


Journal of American Historical Soc Germans from Russia


Heritage Quest

Current copies



Atlas of German;y


City of Chicago Ward Maps


Plat Maps Racine and Kenosha Co. 1908


Plat Maps Tnshps Racine Co.


Walworth Co. Land Atlas and Plat Book


Walworth  Co. Plat Map


Meandering Around Walworth Co.


Racine Co. Parks


Euro Atlas Shell Oil Co.




Milwaukee Co. Gen Soc


North Carolina Rowan Co. Register


Ohio Warren Co. Gen Soc.


Wisconsin State Gen Soc  Vol 29 w/every name index


WSGS   vol  32  w/every name index


WSGS  1985-1999

Some issues missing

WSGS  Vol 44/45  June 1997-Apr 1999

Index to WI Troops in Spanish/Am War

Burlington Genealogical Society
Post Office Box 593
Burlington, WI. 53105-0593