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Local Organizations

Located on the 7th floor of the Cofrin Library, the ARC holds original manuscripts and government records including :
pre-1907 birth, marriage, and death records; citizenship/naturalization record;, court records; probate records,; tax rolls,
and much more. They have many online searchable indezes to major record sets. The counties covered include: Brown,
Calumet, Door, Florence, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Oconto, Outagamie, and Shawano..Some of their databases
  • Belgian Pedigree Charts:
    Submitted by individuals of Belgian descent. A comprehensive index was created with approximately 4000 names.
    The index includes every name on every chart, not just those of Belgian descent.
  • Brown County Citizenship Records, 1829-1984
  • Brown County Plat Map, 1875
  • Brown County Wills and Probate Case Files, 1821-1976
  • Calumet County Citizenship Records, 1850-1955
  • Kewaunee County Circuit Court records, 1858-1950
  • Kewaunee County Citizenship Records, 1850-1950
  • Manitowoc County Citizenship Records, 1848-1955
  • Oconto County Wills and Probate Case Files, 1857-1952
  • Outagamie County Citizenship Records, 1852-1963
  • Outagamie County Probate Case Files, 1853-1958
  • Shawano County Circuit Court Records, 1860-1961
  • Shawano County Court Records, 1921-1946
Brown County Library Local History and Genealogy Department
515 Pine Street
Phone: 920.448.5815
Located on the 2nd floor of Green Bay's central Library , it holds area newspapers, over 10,000
books covering eastern U.S. and Canadian genealogy, Wisconsin vital records indexes 
Index to Marriage and Death Records of the Green Bay Health Department from 1920-Aug.1, 1986.
They have an extensive French-Canadian collection and local newspapers on microfilm.
 For more details on their holdings see 
Brown County Register of Deeds 
 Northern Building Room 260  •  305 E. Walnut Street  •  Green Bay  •  WI  •
The Register of Deeds holds vital records (birth, death, and marriage records). In person researching
is open by advance appointment only. Contact 920.448.4470 to schedule an appointment.
Land records are also held by the ROD and searching is also by appointment by calling 920.448.4470.
De Pere Historical Society 
Whgite Pillars Museum, 403 N. Broadway, De Pere, WI 54115 email : 
Phone: 920.336.3877
The Society has an extensive collection of newspapers, business ledgers, funeral cards, and maps.  
Howard Suamico Historical Society
605 Maywood Ave., Green Bay,WI 54303 
920.434.3514. email: use the form on their website
The society holds a variety of books and documents. See the list at
Family History Center Green Bay
Located at  651 Pinehurst Ave. 

Phone: 920-265-7363


In addition to access to the resurces of the Family History Library in Salt Lake you can search databases
such as British Newspapers; FindMYPast, Genline (Swedish) and others. There are also
Family History Centers in Appleton and Pulaski. The Pulaski center is particularly strong in
Polish records. For more information see: 
Green Bay Catholic Diocese Archives
Chancery Building
1825 Riverside Drive
Green Bay, WI  54305-3825
Phone: (920) 272-8187 or (920) 272-8195
Fax: (920) 435-1330
genealogy request form and additional information:
Sacramental records for all parishes (Baptisms, marriages, deaths, and some
communion/confirmation records) are available on microfiche up to 1930. The archives has
prepared a list of parishes in the diocese along with their locality, ethnic affiliation, and the
start date of the records.