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Wisconsin Genealogy Resources

Clark County
 Genealogical Resources

Archives and Libraries

Area Research Center
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Biographies, Family Histories, and Names

  • Clark County Centennial Corporation. The Book of the Years: the Story of the Men Who Made Clark County, as Told in Pictures and Type for the Clark County Centennial, 1853-1953, Celebration and Pageant, Neillsville, Wisconsin, Permanent Memorial of an Historical Occasion, July 1-4, 1953. Neillsville, Wisconsin, 1953.


  • Heath, Jim and Kathie Heath, compilers. Clark County Wisconsin, Cemeteries. Merrillan, Wisconsin: West Central Wisconsin Genealogy, 1996-

  • Zander, Harold, compiler. East Thorp Village Cemetery, Clark County, Wisconsin, Civil War Veterans and Unit Histories. Wisconsin: 2006.

Census Records and Indexes

Church Records

  • The Official Acts of St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, October 1878-September 2005: A Journey of Faith, 1880 to 2005. Dorchester, Wisconsin: St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2005.

  • St. Peter Ev. Lutheran Church LC-MS 125th Anniversary Celebration: A Journey of Faith, 1880 to 2005. Dorchester, Wisconsin: St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2005.

  • Trinity Lutheran Church, Loyal, Wisconsin. 1971.

Court Records

  • Heath, James. Clark County, Wisconsin Probate Index 1872-1960. Merrillan, Wisconsin: West Central Genealogy, 1996.

Deaths and Obituaries

  • Heath, Jim. Clark County, Wisconsin Death Index. Merrillan, Wisconsin: J. & K. Heath, 1996.


Ethnic Groups

Forums, Mailing Lists, and Message Boards


  • The Book of the Years: The Story of the Men Who Made Clark County -- Clark County Sesquicentennial, 1853-1953. Neillsville: n.p., 1953.

  • Clark and Jackson Counties, Wisconsin Biographical History. Chicago: Lewis, 1891.

  • Curtiss-Wedge, Franklyn, editor. History of Clark County, Wisconsin. Chicago, Illinois: H.C. Cooper, Jr. & Co. 1918.

  • Garbus, Florence and Della Boten, et al., editors. Stories of Clark County, Wisconsin, Collected in the Bicentennial Year: A Project of the Clark County Board of Supervisors and the Clark County Historical Society. Neillsville, Wisconsin: Clark County Wisconsin History Society, 1977.

  • Neillsville and Clark County, Wisconsin. (In The American Sketch Book, Vol. 1.). La Crosse: n.p., 1875.

Land Records

Maps, Gazetteers, and Atlases

  • Agri-Land Atlas Co., compiler. Atlas of Clark County, Wisconsin: Containing Maps, Plats of the Townships, Rural Directory, Pictures of Farms and Families, Articles about History, etc. Rochester, Minnesota: Agri-Land Atlas Co., 1986.

  • Clark County 4-H Federation. Clark County, Wisconsin, Plat & Directory Book. Belmond, Iowa: Farm & Home Publishers, Ltd.

  • Clark County Plats. Neillsville, Wisconsin: C.S. Stockwell, 1893.

  • Clark County, Wisconsin, Land Atlas & Plat Book. St. Cloud, Minnesota: Cloud Cartographics, 1997.

  • Locations of Old Settlements, Post Offices and Railroad Stations in Clark, Wood and Marathon Counties. 2006.

  • Rockford Map Publishers. Clark County, Wisconsin, Land Atlas & Plat Book. Rockford, Illinois: Rockford Map Publishers. 1994, 1988, 1981, 1974.

  • Sanborn Map Company. Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps in Wisconsin. Pelham, New York: Sanborn Map Company, 1884?-1951?

Military Records

Miscellaneous Materials

Naturalization Records

Newspapers and Periodicals

Photographs, Postcards, Historical Images




Tax Records

  • Tax Roll Town of Lynn, Clark County. 1880-

Towns and Cities

  • Curtiss Centennial Book Committee. Curtiss, Wisconsin Centennial, 1882-1982. Curtiss, Wisconsin: Village of Curtiss, 1982.

  • Granton Bi-Centennial Committee. Granton Community Memories 1856-1976. Granton, Wisconsin: Granton Bi-Centennial Committee, 1976.

  • Greenwood Woman's Club and Greenwood Historical Society. History of Greenwood, Wisconsin 1847-1993. Greenwood, Wisconsin: Greenwood Centennial Committee, 1993.

  • History Book Committee. One Hundred Years. Abbotsford, Wisconsin: History Book Committee, 1973.

  • Jantsch, Jim. Dorchester, Small in Size, Big in History and Happenings: A North Central Wisconsin Village Takes Root in 1872. Dorchester, Wisconsin: J. Jantsch, 2005.

  • Jonkel, Mabel Schlender. Recollections of Columbia, Wisconsin. Withee, Wisconsin: Isaacs Printing Co., 1974.

  • Members of the Woman's Club. Greenwood: Hub of Clark County, Wisconsin 1844-1934. Greenwood, Wisconsin: Neuenfeldt & O'Connell, 1934.

  • Neillsville Centennial Committee. Neillsville Centennial 1882-1982. Neillsville, Wisconsin: The Committee, 1982.

  • Town of Fremont Centennial Committee. Town of Fremont: A Tribute to Our Pioneers, 1873-1973. Fremont, Wisconsin: Town of Fremont, 1973.

  • Unity, Wisconsin Centennial 1872-1972. 1972.

Transportation, Business and Industry

  • Business Retention and Expansion Study: Clark County Wisconsin. Wisconsin: Ameritech, 1997.

  • Clark County, Wisconsin, Directory and Buyers Guide. St. Paul, Minnesota: Cook's Farm Directory.

Vital Records

Web Sources