Richland County, Wisconsin
Genealogy Trails History Group
Genealogy and History
Volunteers Dedicated to Free Genealogy


Welcome to the
Genealogy Trails website for
Richland County, Wisconsin

Our goal is to help you track your ancestors through time by transcribing genealogical and historical data and placing it online for the free use of all researchers.

This site is hosted by Michelle Huinker

If you have a love for history, a desire to help others,
and basic webpage-making skills, consider joining us!
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[A desire to transcribe data and knowledge of how to make a basic webpage is required.]

If hosting isn't for you, we can use your help in other ways.
More information can be found on the
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Any data we come across will be added to this site.
We regret that we are unable to perform any personal research for you.


Check your attics!

Dust off your family scrapbooks!
We're looking for DATA for our sites!!!

We would very much like to make you part of this project.

If you have information that you'd like to share about any town, family, county or subject,
please send it to us and we'll make sure it gets posted to the right county.

Types of Data We're Looking to Post Online
Send transcribed biographies, obituaries, vital records, census records, newspaper gleanings, military records, or if you have walked cemeteries and have transcribed those names and dates, and any other type of data you think would be helpful to researchers
Email Us with your Data

The county was created from the Wisconsin Territory in 1842 and organized in 1850.It is named for the high quality of its soil.
Richland County's seat is Richland Center.

Richland Center (county seat)

Boaz ~ Cazenovia (partly in Sauk County) ~ Lone Rock ~ Viola (partly in Vernon County) ~ Yuba

Akan ~ Bloom ~ Buena Vista ~ Dayton ~ Eagle ~ Forest ~ Henrietta ~ Ithaca ~
Marshall ~ Orion ~ Richwood ~ Rockbridge ~ Sylvan ~ Westford ~ Willow

Census-designated places
Gotham ~ Sextonville

Ghost Towns
Ashford ~ Corwin ~ Henrietta ~ McGrew ~ Mill Creek

And many unincorporated areas.

* Bloom *
Boaz * Buena Vista * Cazenovia * Dayton * Eagle *Forest*
Henrietta * Ithaca * Lone Rock * Marshall * Orion * Richland Center *
Richland * Richwood * Rockbridge * Sylvan * Westford * Willow * Yuba



Birth Records


Census Records

Church Records

Death Records

Family Histories

County History

Land Records


Military Records

Native Americans

Newspapers Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

School Records

Wills and Probate Documents


June 2018: New Host
Jan 2017:  obits for HONER, KLUBERTANZ
May 2016:  obits for HONER, MCDONALD, JONES, FOGO, CRAIG
Mar 2015:  obits for HONER, FOGO, ROUSE

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