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Situated in the Southwestern part of Wisconsin, Lafayette County lies within the unglaciated area of the state in the driftless region bordering along the State of Illinois.   With an area of 643 square miles or 411,520 acres.  Lafayette county was created in 1847 while it was still known as the Wisconsin Territory.   Lafayette County was formed from Iowa County.  On May 29, 1848, Wisconsin officially became a state.  

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  Lafayette County Genealogy Society 
P.O. Box 183
Darlington, Wisconsin  53530

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Lafayette County Genealogy Society 
P.O. Box 183
Darlington, Wisconsin  53530

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Cities & Townships    



Old Settlers   

Index to Benton Advocate  
Transcribed by Mike Birkett

Marriages in Lafayette County  

Families in Lafayette County  
Parent and their Children in Lafayette County

Biographies    on Various Families in Lafayette County  

Lafayette County Connections: Family homepages found on the Web  

Graduates of Shullsburg High School   1875 to 1977  

Partial 1850 Census   for Lafayette County  
Surnames: Williams, Tolly, Crow, Hunnifer, Shihan

Partial 1850 Census   for New Diggings, Lafayette County

Partial 1860 Census    for Lafayette County
Surnames: Adams, Swift, Wild, Brown, Johnson, McLornan, Mulligan

Partial 1870 Census  for Lafayette County
Surnames: Hebenstreit

Probates in Lafayette County    



Swiss in  `Lafayette County  

New Diggings on the Fever  1824 - 1864     
by  Margaret S. Carter

New Diggings Is An Old Diggings
by  Margaret S. Carter

History of Lafayette County   1881

Civil War in Lafayette County     

Lafayette County Wisconsin  
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or places in Lafayette County, Wisconsin

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