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Our Genealogy Helper for Wequiock ...

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 Wequiock (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 Wequiock. 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 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.

Wequiock is located in Brown County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Brown County: Calumet, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Oconto, Outagamie & Shawano.

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

  DirDistance
Brown     (The home county for Wequiock)
  Scott   [Map]     N   2 miles [3.2 km]<1>
  Green Bay   [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Humboldt   [Map]     SE   5 miles [8 km]
  Green Bay   [Map]     SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Suamico   [Map]     NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Bellevue   [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Eaton   [Map]     S   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Bellevue Town   [Map]     SW   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Allouez   [Map]     SW   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Howard   [Map]     W   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Ledgeview   [Map]     SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
  Ashwaubenon   [Map]     SW   11 miles [17.7 km]
 
Calumet
  Brillion   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Brillion   [Map]     S   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Woodville   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Potter   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Hilbert   [Map]     SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Rantoul   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Harrison   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Sherwood   [Map]     SW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Harrison   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Chilton   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Charlestown   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
  Chilton   [Map]     S   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Door
  Union   [Map]     NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Brussels   [Map]     NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Forestville   [Map]     NE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Forestville   [Map]     NE   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Gardner   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Nasewaupee   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Clay Banks   [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Sturgeon Bay   [Map]     NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Idlewild   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Sevastopol   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Sturgeon Bay   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Egg Harbor   [Map]     NE   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Kewaunee
  Luxemburg   [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Luxemburg   [Map]     E   8 miles [12.9 km]
  Red River   [Map]     NE   9 miles [14.5 km]
  Montpelier   [Map]     SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Casco   [Map]     E   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Casco   [Map]     E   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Lincoln   [Map]     E   15 miles [24.1 km]
  Franklin   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  West Kewaunee   [Map]     SE   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Kewaunee   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Pierce   [Map]     E   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Carlton   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
 
Manitowoc
  Hickory Grove   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
  Cooperstown   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Zander   [Map]     SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Maribel   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Rosecrans   [Map]     S   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Tisch Mills   [Map]     SE   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Gibson   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Larrabee   [Map]     S   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Kellnersville   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
  Melnik   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
  Menchalville   [Map]     S   23 miles [37 km]
  Fisherville   [Map]     SE   24 miles [38.6 km]
 
Marinette
  Peshtigo   [Map]     N   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Grover   [Map]     N   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Peshtigo   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Pound   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Coleman   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Harmony   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Pound   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Marinette   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Menominee
  Legend Lake   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Oconto
  Little Suamico   [Map]     NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Pensaukee   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Abrams   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
  Chase   [Map]     NW   18 miles [29 km]
  Oconto   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Oconto   [Map]     N   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Morgan   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Stiles   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
  Oconto Falls   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Lena   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Little River   [Map]     N   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Oconto Falls   [Map]     NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
 
Outagamie
  Oneida   [Map]     W   18 miles [29 km]
  Seymour   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Kaukauna   [Map]     SW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Seymour   [Map]     W   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Freedom   [Map]     SW   23 miles [37 km]
  Osborn   [Map]     W   23 miles [37 km]
  Freedom   [Map]     SW   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Buchanan   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Kaukauna   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Vandenbroek   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Cicero   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Black Creek   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
 
Shawano
  Maple Grove   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Angelica   [Map]     NW   23 miles [37 km]
  Green Valley   [Map]     NW   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Hartland   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Wittenberg   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Slab City   [Map]     W   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Bonduel   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Cecil   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Washington   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Navarino   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Waukechon   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Shawano   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Waupaca
  Matteson   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Winnebago
  Menasha   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Menasha   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Neenah   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Neenah   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Menominee (MI)
  Menominee (MI)   [Map]     N   40 miles [64.4 km]

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

Cemeteries Near Wequiock ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Wequiock.

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 Wequiock covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

Distance &
Direction


      Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  S Holy Cross Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Nicolet Memorial Gardens   [Map]     
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NNE Pleasant Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  SW County Home Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE St. Kilian Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SSE Humboldt Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SSE St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SE St. Huberts Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Seventh-day Adventist Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SSW Bellevue Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Spiritualist Cemetery   [Map]     
  E St. Martins Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE St. Louis Catholic Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  W Ft. Howard Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Woodlawn Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  S Lilly Lake Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  SW Allouez Catholic Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave]  
  SSE St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  E St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE St. Odiles Catholic Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW St. Benedict Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SE St. Wenceslaus Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in Wequiock ...

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 69 newspapers that have been published in the area around Wequiock.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Wequiock, there are papers which were published within 22 miles [35.4 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Wequiock.

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>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Wequiock had a population of 68 people in 1895 with a post office and no railroad service.

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

Bay Settlement   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South Southwest (SSW) from Wequiock
 - 1895 population of 176 people
 - Bay Settlement had a post office and no railroad service
 
New Franken   [Map]
 - Located 3 miles [4.8 km] to the Southeast (SE) from Wequiock
 - 1895 population of 92 people
 - New Franken had a post office and no railroad service
 
Green Bay   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Wequiock
 - 1895 population of 9,069 people (with 105,116 people in 2017)
 - Green Bay had a post office and railroad service
 
Walhain   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wequiock
 - Walhain had a post office and no railroad service
 
Tonet   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) from Wequiock
 - Tonet had a post office and no railroad service
 
Dyckesville   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Wequiock
 - 1895 population of 46 people
 - Dyckesville had a post office and no railroad service
 
Poland   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wequiock
 - Poland had a post office and no railroad service
 
Luxemburg   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Wequiock
 - 1895 population of 98 people (with 2,558 people in 2017)
 - Luxemburg had a post office and no railroad service
 
Suamico   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Wequiock
 - 1895 population of 206 people (with 12,816 people in 2017)
 - Suamico had a post office and no railroad service
 
Henrysville   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Wequiock
 - Henrysville 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 Wequiock. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Wequiock 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 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 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 Wequiock:

These websites are specific to Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Website for the //www.wisconsinhistory.org/

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 Brown County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calumet County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Door County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Kewaunee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Manitowoc County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marinette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Menominee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Oconto County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Outagamie County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Shawano County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Waupaca County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winnebago County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Menominee County (MI):     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

Cyndi's List:   Cemeteries of Wisconsin,
Cemeteries of Brown County
 
Cemetery Junction:   Directory for Wisconsin
 
FamilySearch.org:   Cemetery Wiki for Wisconsin
 
Find-A-Grave:   Home Page
 
Internment.net:   Cemeteries for Wisconsin, for Brown 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 ...
      Michigan

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Wequiock ...

While our initial data about Wequiock came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Wequiock in old books and maps. When we do, we'll find a fact here or a snippet there. We've created the following list to keep track of the documents we found useful in adding to our knowledge about Wequiock.

We hope that the following list of documents will be of interest to you.

Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide

Published by Rand McNally & Co.
(Document found on Google Books)

Notes for Wequiock:

  • Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, no Railroad mentioned

Both the GNIS and FIPS databases contain entries for Wequiock. See our Misc Page for Wequiock for more information.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wisconsin

About Brown County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Brown County: www.co.brown.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wequiock. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.5675, Longitude: -87.8812     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wequiock 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: findagrave.com.

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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 Wequiock, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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