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Town of Wausaukee, Wisconsin

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Our Genealogy Helper for Wausaukee ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Wausaukee (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Wausaukee. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

It's still very early in our research, but as we gather more information it will be added to this page.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most hospitals and doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Wausaukee is located in Marinette County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Marinette County: Dickinson (MI), Menominee (MI), Florence, Forest & Oconto.

Below are the counties that are near Wausaukee. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Wausaukee:

Marinette     (The home county for Wausaukee)
  Wausaukee   [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles<1>
  Amberg   [Map]     N   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Middle Inlet   [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Sweetheart City   [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Athelstane   [Map]     W   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Beecher   [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Athelstane   [Map]     NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Crivitz   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Wagner   [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Stephenson   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Lake   [Map]     S   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Pembine   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Silver Cliff   [Map]     W   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Gibraltar   [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Egg Harbor   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Egg Harbor   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Aurora   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Aurora   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Homestead   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Commonwealth   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Fern   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Fern - Historic   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Fence   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Blackwell   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Wabeno   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Armstrong Creek   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Laona   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Freedom   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Caswell   [Map]     NW   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Wolf River   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Brazeau   [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
  Lakewood   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
  Riverview   [Map]     SW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Bagley   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Armstrong   [Map]     SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Lena   [Map]     S   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Mountain   [Map]     SW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Little River   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Spruce   [Map]     S   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Hickory Corners   [Map]     SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Lena   [Map]     S   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Spruce   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Breed   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
Delta (MI)
  Bark River (MI)   [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Schaffer (MI)   [Map]     NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Dickinson (MI)
  Loretto (MI)   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Vulcan (MI)   [Map]     N   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Norway (MI)   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Quinnesec (MI)   [Map]     N   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Iron Mountain (MI)   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Kingsford (MI)   [Map]     N   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Foster City (MI)   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]
Menominee (MI)
  Longrie (MI)   [Map]     E   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Koss (MI)   [Map]     E   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Ingalls (MI)   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Stephenson (MI)   [Map]     E   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Daggett (MI)   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Wallace (MI)   [Map]     E   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Blom (MI)   [Map]     NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Carney (MI)   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
  Nadeau (MI)   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Menominee (MI)   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Hermansville (MI)   [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Powers (MI)   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Spalding (MI)   [Map]     NE   29 miles [46.7 km]

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Wausaukee, see our County-by-County Page for Wausaukee.

Cemeteries Near Wausaukee ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Wausaukee.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you click on the [Map] that follows each cemetery's name, a Google map will open showing a satellite view of the area where the cemetery is located. We have tried to place the cemetery in the center of the map, but we're still working on our data and the map might not not be centered properly. If you don't see the cemetery right away, try zooming-in. Usually, but not always, you can see the outline of the cemetery or some of the headstones.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Wausaukee covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

      Name of Cemetery  
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  NNW Amberg Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Lost Lake Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Forest Home Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SSW Pinehill Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 12 miles [19.3 km]  
  SE St. Edwards Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 13 miles [20.9 km]  
  ESE Tabor Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 14 miles [22.5 km]  
  ENE Swedish Methodist Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 15 miles [24.1 km]  
  SE Winesville Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Bethesda Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Pembine Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 16 miles [25.7 km]  
  SE St. Mary's Mission Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Mellen Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in Wausaukee ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 68 newspapers that have been published in the area around Wausaukee.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Wausaukee, there are papers which were published within 34 miles [54.7 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Wausaukee.

Nearby Communities in 1895 ...

We've built the following list with information that came from an Atlas published by Rand McNally in 1895. The Atlas had details such as the population of the community (which appears to have come from the 1890 Census) and whether there was a post office and/or railroad service available. We also indicate if the community no longer exists and is now historic.<3>

While we didn't find Wausaukee in the Atlas, the following 1895 communities would have been found near the current location of Wausaukee.

These communities are listed based on their distance from Wausaukee, with the one closest to Wausaukee listed first.

Wausaukee   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Wausaukee
 - Wausaukee had railroad service and no post office
Cedarville   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wausaukee
 - Cedarville had railroad service and no post office
Amberg   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Wausaukee
 - Amberg had a post office and railroad service
Middle Inlet   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wausaukee
 - Middle Inlet had a post office and railroad service
Crivitz   [Map]
 - Located 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wausaukee
 - Crivitz had a post office and no railroad service
Ingalls (MI)   [Map]
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Wausaukee
 - 1895 population of 150 people
 - Ingalls had a post office and railroad service
Stephenson (MI)   [Map]
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) from Wausaukee
 - 1895 population of 456 people (with 839 people in 2017)
 - Stephenson had a post office and railroad service
Pembine   [Map]
 - Located 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) from Wausaukee
 - Pembine had a post office and railroad service
Wallace (MI)   [Map]
 - Located 17 miles [27.4 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wausaukee
 - Wallace had a post office and railroad service

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Wausaukee. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Wausaukee in the 1890's.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to all and free to view - although they might link to other websites which do charge.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Wausaukee:

These websites are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //

Not to be confused with the official state website, we've found the Digital State Archives website for the State of Wisconsin to be a good source for additional links.

These pages are specific to Marinette County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Door County:     Cyndi's



Florence County:     Cyndi's



Forest County:     Cyndi's



Langlade County:     Cyndi's



Oconto County:     Cyndi's



Delta County (MI):     Cyndi's



Dickinson County (MI):     Cyndi's



Menominee County (MI):     Cyndi's




Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Wisconsin,
Cemeteries of Marinette County
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Wisconsin   Cemetery Wiki for Wisconsin
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page   Cemeteries for Wisconsin, for Marinette County

Of Special Interest ...

The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.

Disaster Stories from Wisconsin
Also see Disaster Stories for ...

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Wisconsin

About Marinette County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Wausaukee. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Marinette County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wausaukee) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Wausaukee. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Town of Wausaukee

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wausaukee. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 45.3983, Longitude: -87.9512     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wausaukee have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website:

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<3>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Wausaukee, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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