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Welling Beach, Wisconsin

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Our Genealogical Helper for Welling Beach ...

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 Welling Beach (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 insight while doing our genealogical research.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Welling Beach. 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.

Name Variations for Welling Beach ...

When searching records, keep in mind that names and their spelling can change over time. Various errors happen - anything from simple spelling to bad translations or people who just guessed at the name. Sometimes the post office had a slightly different name than the community and while one document might refer to the community name, the next might use the post office name.

Although we can't give a definitive list, hopefully the following will give a you a feel for the variations that might have occurred with Welling Beach.

  • Typical abbreviation for Welling Beach: Welling Bch.

Newspapers Published in Welling Beach ...

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 80 newspapers that have been published in the area around Welling Beach.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Welling Beach, there are papers which were published within 19 miles [30.6 km]<1>. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Welling Beach.

Cemeteries Near Welling Beach ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Welling Beach.

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 new browser window will open with a Google map 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 and 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 Welling Beach covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  S Taycheedah Cemetery   [Map]     
  S St. Charles Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Lakeview Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  S St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Bock Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  ESE Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Rothmann Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Friendship Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  S Ledgeview Memorial Park   [Map]     
  S Rienz Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Forest Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Morrill Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Union Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Oaklawn Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Knack Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SSW Pier Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
  E St. Joseph Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Holy Trinity Catholic Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW New Elm Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Evangelical Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW Estabrooks Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE St. Michael Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE St. Michaels Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Dick Family Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Quinney Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Wilhelmina Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW St. Johns Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SW Fond du Lac County Home Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Empire Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Forest Home Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Pingel Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Schellers Cemetery   [Map]     
  W Methodist Episcopal Cemetery   [Map]     


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.<2>

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

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

Silica   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the Southeast (SE) from Welling Beach
 - Silica had railroad service and no post office
Peebles   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the South (S) from Welling Beach
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Peebles had a post office and railroad service
Johnsburg   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the East (E) from Welling Beach
 - Johnsburg had a post office and no railroad service
Calumet Harbor   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Welling Beach
 - 1895 population of 318 people
 - Calumet Harbor had a post office and no railroad service
Taycheedah   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Welling Beach
 - 1895 population of 112 people
 - Taycheedah had a post office and railroad service
Malone   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) from Welling Beach
 - Malone had a post office and railroad service
Calumetville   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Welling Beach
 - Calumetville had a post office and no railroad service
Mount Calvary   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Welling Beach
 - 1895 population of 346 people (with 748 people in 2017)
 - Mount Calvary had a post office and no railroad service

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

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 doctors and hospitals 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.

Welling Beach is located in Fond du Lac County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Fond du Lac County: Calumet, Dodge, Green Lake, Sheboygan, Washington & Winnebago.

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

Fond du Lac     (The home county for Welling Beach)
      Linden Beach   [Map]   S   Less than 2 miles
      Taycheedah   [Map]   SE   2 miles [3.2 km]
      Calumet   [Map]   NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Calumetville   [Map]   NE   5 miles [8 km]
      Friendship   [Map]   W   5 miles [8 km]
      Mount Calvary   [Map]   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Marshfield   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Fond du Lac   [Map]   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      North Fond du Lac   [Map]   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Empire   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Forest   [Map]   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Fond du Lac   [Map]   SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Askeaton   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Holland   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Wrightstown   [Map]   N   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Morrison   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Wrightstown   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Morrison   [Map]   NE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Lawrence   [Map]   N   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Rockland   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Glenmore   [Map]   NE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Brothertown   [Map]   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      New Holstein   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Stockbridge   [Map]   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Stockbridge   [Map]   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Chilton   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      New Holstein   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Chilton   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Charlestown   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Hayton   [Map]   NE   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Harrison   [Map]   N   18 miles [29 km]
      Hilbert   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Potter   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Friesland   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Randolph   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Brownsville   [Map]   S   18 miles [29 km]
      Lomira   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Lomira   [Map]   S   19 miles [30.6 km]
      LeRoy   [Map]   SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Theresa   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Waupun   [Map]   SW   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Kekoskee   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Chester   [Map]   SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Theresa   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Mayville   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Williamstown   [Map]   SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Burnett   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
Green Lake
      Berlin   [Map]   W   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Berlin   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Green Lake   [Map]   W   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Brooklyn   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Green Lake   [Map]   W   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Mackford   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Markesan   [Map]   W   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Saint Marie   [Map]   W   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Seneca   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Manchester   [Map]   W   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Princeton   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Princeton   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Kiel   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Rockville   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Schleswig   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Steinthal   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Louis Corners   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Millhome   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Eaton   [Map]   NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      School Hill   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Saint Nazianz   [Map]   NE   23 miles [37 km]
      Collins   [Map]   NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Meeme   [Map]   E   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Rockland   [Map]   NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Appleton   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Buchanan   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Combined Locks   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Kimberly   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Kaukauna   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Little Chute   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Grand Chute   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Greenville   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Greenville   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Vandenbroek   [Map]   N   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Dale   [Map]   NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Kaukauna   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Fredonia   [Map]   SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Fredonia   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Belgium   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Belgium   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Lake Church   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Saukville   [Map]   SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Port Washington   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Saukville   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Port Washington   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Russell   [Map]   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Greenbush   [Map]   SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Glenbeulah   [Map]   E   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Elkhart Lake   [Map]   E   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Mitchell   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Rhine   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Plymouth   [Map]   E   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Plymouth   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Cascade   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Lyndon   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Scott   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]
      Waldo   [Map]   SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Kewaskum   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Wayne   [Map]   S   25 miles [40.2 km]
      Boltonville   [Map]   SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Farmington   [Map]   SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Barton   [Map]   S   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Fillmore   [Map]   SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Addison   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      West Bend   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      West Bend   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Newburg   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Trenton   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Hartford   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Caledonia   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Fremont   [Map]   NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Fremont   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Mukwa   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      New London   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Weyauwega   [Map]   NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Aurora   [Map]   W   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Poysippi   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Warren   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Bloomfield   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Leon   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Redgranite   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Lohrville   [Map]   W   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Black Wolf   [Map]   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Black Wolf   [Map]   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Nekimi   [Map]   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Oshkosh   [Map]   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Oshkosh   [Map]   NW   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Algoma   [Map]   NW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Utica   [Map]   W   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Adella Beach   [Map]   N   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Vinland   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Neenah   [Map]   N   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Harbor Springs   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Omro   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch, the UsGenWeb Project or Genealogy Trails. These professional and volunteer 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 it should be mentioned that 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 Welling Beach:

These websites are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

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 Fond du Lac County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Brown County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calumet County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Columbia County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Dodge County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Green Lake County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Manitowoc County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Outagamie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Ozaukee County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Sheboygan County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Washington County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Waupaca County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Waushara County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Winnebago County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Fond du Lac County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Fond du Lac County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Welling Beach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.8705, Longitude: -88.3640     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Welling Beach have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<2>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 Welling Beach, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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