This page provides links to resources directly related to researching
your ancestors in Wood County, Wisconsin. If you find any missing or incorrect links or any other
links that you feel should be included on these pages, please contact the
HOWGS maintains an index to all cemeteries in
Wood County in the genealogy section of McMillan Library. Use this link
to get more information about our cemetery project, or go directly to
the Cemetery List.
In the early 1980s, HOWGS sent a questionnaire
to Wood County churches asking them to provide information on what
types of records they have available. Use this link to get more
information about our church project, or go directly to the
Available today is the index to a history of schools in Wood
County in 1956. The School Project will be expanded to list schools
found more recent than 1956. Use this link to see a more detailed
explanation of the
1956 School List.
The above link takes you directly to the Wood County, Wisconsin page of the
USGenWeb Project. This project consists of groups of volunteers to set up genealogical research sites for
individual counties of all 50 states. Click on the USGenWeb link for more information. You can start on there to
begin research on other counties in other states.
When this website was created there were numerous broken links in the Wood County GenWeb pages, so we added
some direct links here for your convenience. Please do not report broken links within
GenWeb to the HOWGS webmaster.
You can select one of the links below to go directly to
one of the Wood County GenWeb pages or you can click on the following link
to search the GenWeb site (all of Wisconsin or only Wood County) for a specific Surname:
These are other organizations that may be useful in
researching genealogy in Wood County. Don't forget that Wood County was
part of Portage County before 1856. Portage County also has many good
genealogical resources that may be useful in your research. There are also
links to several statewide resources that have databases which may include
Wood County information.