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Genealogy Trails History Group - Finding Ancestors wherever their trails lead

Welcome to this
Wood County Wisconsin
Genealogy Trails Website

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 Genealogy Trails legacy site has been retired and is not available for adoption.  

We do have many other county sites available for adoption, so......
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We regret that we are unable to do personal research for anyone..
All data we come across will be added to this site.
We thank you for visiting and hope you'll come back again to view the updates we make to this site

Happy Trails to you on your quest for your ancestors.

Founded in 1856
The county is named after Joseph Wood, a member of the Wisconsin State Assembly.
The county seat is Wisconsin Rapids.

The largest city is Marshfield.
The county is one of the major cranberry-producing centers of the United States.

 Marshfield (partly in Marathon County) ~ Nekoosa ~ Pittsville ~ Wisconsin Rapids (county seat)

 Biron ~ Hewitt ~ Milladore Port Edwards ~ Rudolph ~ Vesper

Arpin ~ Auburndale ~ Cameron ~ Cary ~ Cranmoor ~ Dexter ~ Grand Rapids ~ Hansen ~ Hiles ~ Lincoln ~
Milladore (partly in Portage County) ~ Remington ~ Richfield ~ Rock ~ Saratoga ~ Seneca ~ Sherry ~ Sigel ~ Wood

Census-designated places
 Babcock ~ Lake Wazeecha

Plus there are numerous unincorporated communities as well.


County Records


Census Records

Death Records

Family Bibles and Records

History Topics

Marriage Records

Miscellaneous Data

Newspaper Gleanings

Obituaries and Death Notices

School Records

Wills/Probate Records

Website Updates:
Oct 2017:  Site re-organized and now mobile-friendly.  Completed the 1909 Atlas with Patrons names K-Z (look under CENSUS RECORDS)  Birth Announcements for JOHNSON, BRASTED, MACK


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We're looking for DATA for this site!!!

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please Email Us with your submissions.


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Many thanks to our former host Marla Zwakman for all of her work on this site!

Adjacent Counties
Marathon County - north
Portage County - east
Adams County - southeast
Juneau County - south
Jackson County - southwest
Clark County - northwest

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