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Wausau, Marathon County, Wisconsin

Origin of City Name: Corruption of the Ojibwe word wassa, "far away" (V.) Wau-suh, "far off, a distance off" (W.) First known as Big Bull Falls - given that name by early explorers.[Source: Card file at the WHS Library reference desk; Rhinelander Herald, 7 Jan. 1905; Milwaukee Sentinel, Aug. 29, 1939.]


Holy Angels Mausoleum Index
Mechanic's Ridge Cemetery Index
Mount Sinai Cemetery Index
Pine Grove Cemetery Index
Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery Index
St. Joseph's Cemetery Index
St. Michael Catholic Cemetery Index


History of Wausau Churches (1913)

Christian Science Church
Evangelical Reformed Church
First Baptist Church
First Presbyterian Church
First Universalist Church
German Baptist Church
German Methodist Episcopal Church
Immanuel Lutheran (Norwegian) Church
Methodist Congregation
Salem Evangelical Lutheran Church
St. James Catholic Church
St. John's Episcopal Church
St. Mary's Catholic Church
St. Michael's Catholic Church
St. Paul's Evangelical Church
St. Stephan's Evangelical Lutheran Church
Swedish Methodist Episcopal Church
Trinity Evangelist Lutheran Church
Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

1850 Wausau Federal Census


1881 History of Wausau, Marathon Co., Wis.
History of Wausau Wisconsin (1913)
History of Wausau Wisconsin from 1878 - 1913 & its Mayors

CITY OF WAUSAU (From Indian Land by Thor Helgeson, Organization of Townships and Early Settlers, written 1915)
Wausau, Wisconsin (1923)

Mortality Schedule
1870 Mortality Schedule


The Pioneer Schools - Common Schools and High Schools up to 1912

Cloverbelt School
Columbia School
Franklin School
Grant School
Highland Grove School
Hillgrove School
Humboldt School
Irving School
Lincoln School
Longfellow School
Washington School
Wausau Business College & History


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