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Richland County History Room

Richland Center, Wisconsin

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Cemeteries

Compiled by Dave Thompson and lists burials of nearly all of the known cemeteries in Richland County, WI. This site is currently being updated to include tombstone photographs.

Searchable database along with a map of the cemetery. Maintained by the city of Richland Center.

History

 

Tim Stowell's Richland County, WI page

http://www.usgenweb.info/wirichland/

Transcribed by Tim Stowell, the complete 1884 and 1906 Histories of Richland County, Wisconsin. This is where you can join the Richland County Email List. A transcription of the 1850 and 1855 Richland County, WI censuses can be found here. Many other items of interest.

Wisconsin County Histories

http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/wch/

The Wisconsin Historical Society has scanned county histories, including Richland County and they are available online. Just choose Richland in the drop down box under "Find Books about a County". You will be take to a page listing both the 1884 and 1906 Histories of Richland County, Wisconsin.

Recollection Wisconsin

http://recollectionwisconsin.org/

The Richland County History Room is currently working with Recollection Wisconsin and the University of Wisconsin - Richland to get our pictures online.

Maps

http://richlandhistory.org/maps.htm

 

Newspaper Index

http://richlandhistory.org/newspaperindex.htm

 

Compiled by Margaret Jordan and covering Richland Center, Wisconsin newspapers from 1855-1900. To order copies of newspaper articles listed, please send a message to:

richlandhistory@gmail.com

or

Richland County History Room

Brewer Public Library

325 North Central Avenue

Richland Center, WI 53581

Include for each article:

name of the newspaper
date of the newspaper
page and column of the article
name of the person listed in the article

your postal address

For newspaper article requests from the online index, please put the articles in order by newspaper and then by date. This makes it quicker for us to find the articles. We will charge you a standardized fee of $2.25 per article plus postage. ($1 for the copy off of the microfilm plus $1.25 which is 5 minutes of time to locate it.)

 

Obituaries

http://www.davidbrentthompson.com/RO-Obit/RO-Obit.html

Index compiled by Dave Thompson and includes an index to obituaries from the Richland Observer covering 1930 to present.

 

http://www.prattfuneralservice.com/

120 North Park Street

Richland Center, WI 53581

Recent obituaries from funerals held at Pratt's in Richland Center, WI.

 

bulletStafford Funeral Homes

http://www.staffordfuneralhomes.com/

1235 Hwy 14 West

 Richland Center, WI 53581

Recent obituaries from funerals held at Stafford's in Richland Center, WI.

 

bulletClary Memorial Funeral Home

http://www.clarymemorialfuneralhome.com/

26777 Jelland Drive

Richland Center, WI 53581

Recent obituaries from funerals held at Clary's in Richland Center, WI.

 

bulletPicha Funeral Home

http://www.pichafuneralhomes.com/index.html

908 Prairie Avenue

P.O. Box 501

Hillsboro, WI  54634

Recent obituaries from funerals held at Picha in Hillsboro, WI.

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Vital Records

181 W Seminary St

P O Box 337

Richland Center, WI 53581

(608) 647-3011

Hours: M-F 8:30-4:30

Located on the 3rd floor in the new part of the Richland County Courthouse.

 

Birth, Marriage, & Death records can now be ordered online for $20 a piece at:

https://www.vitalchek.com/vital-records/wisconsin/richland-county-register-of-deeds?click_id=871446961688870914&ppc=0

Please keep in mind that vital records were not required to be registered in Wisconsin until 1907. You can check the link below at wisconsinhistory.org to see if your particular pre-1907 record is available and then order a copy of it from this link at the Register of Deeds office.

Local Information

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http://www.ci.richland-center.wi.us/

 

 

 

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Brewer Public Library (The library where Richland County History Room is located.)
https://brewerpubliclibrary.wordpress.com/

 

Richland County History Room

Brewer Public Library

325 North Central Avenue

Richland Center, WI 53581

richlandhistory@gmail.com

(608) 647-6033

 

Our Historian:

Crystal Foley

 

Last modified: 12 July 2017