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Our Genealogical Helper for Weyauwega ...

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 Weyauwega (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 Weyauwega. 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.

Newspapers Published in the area of Weyauwega ...

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 104 newspapers that have been published in the area around Weyauwega.

We have organized these newspapers into two lists:

  • A Local Newspaper List - focusing on the papers published in the immediate area of Weyauwega. There are actually two parts to this list - papers printed in the immediate area of Weyauwega and those printed in the larger area surrounding Weyauwega.
  • An Extended Newspaper List - a longer list, sorted by paper name and containing those papers published within 24 miles [38.6 km]<1> of Weyauwega.

Cemeteries Near Weyauwega ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Weyauwega.

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

Distance &

        Name of Cemetery  
      Less than 2 miles  
  S Oakwood Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  S Evenswood Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  NE Hobart Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Butternut Ridge Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SSE Lakeside Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]     
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  NNW Baldwins Mill Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Pioneer Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  WSW Lind Center Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Royalton Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Waupaca County Poor Farm Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  SSW Concordia Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Concordia Cemetery   [Map]     
  S St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Little Wolf Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Wolf River Cemetery   [Map]     
  E St. John Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Ostrander - Northport Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Old Ostrander Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  WSW Spencer Lake Memorial Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Becker Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Union Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW St. Mary Magdalene Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Lakeside Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Cedar Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Mt. Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Prellwitz Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE St. Pauls Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Most Precious Blood Cemetery   [Map]     
  ENE Floral Hill Cemetery   [Map]     
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  SE Zittau Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE St. Patricks' Cemetery   [Map]   [FindAGrave<2>]  
  W Wisconsin Veterans Memorial 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.<3>

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

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

Weyauwega   [Map]
 - Located Less than 2 miles to the South (S) from Weyauwega
 - 1895 population of 706 people (with 578 people in 2017)
 - Weyauwega had a post office and railroad service
Gills Landing   [Map]
 - Located 2 miles [3.2 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Weyauwega
 - Gills Landing had railroad service and no post office
Baldwins Mill   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Weyauwega
 - Baldwins Mill had a post office and no railroad service
Hatton - Historic   [Map]
 - While Hatton was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Weyauwega
 - Hatton had a post office and no railroad service
Fremont   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the South Southeast (SSE) from Weyauwega
 - 1895 population of 275 people (with 657 people in 2017)
 - Fremont had a post office and railroad service
Lind   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the West Southwest (WSW) from Weyauwega
 - 1895 population of 63 people (with 1,585 people in 2017)
 - Lind had a post office and no railroad service
Ostrander   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) from Weyauwega
 - Ostrander had a post office and railroad service
Little Wolf - Historic   [Map]
 - While Little Wolf was mentioned in the 1895 Atlas, it no longer exists
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the North (N) from Weyauwega
 - 1895 population of 147 people
 - Little Wolf had a post office and no railroad service
West Bloomfield   [Map]
 - Located 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South Southwest (SSW) from Weyauwega
 - 1895 population of 31 people
 - West Bloomfield 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 Weyauwega. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Weyauwega 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 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.

Weyauwega is located in Waupaca County.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Waupaca County: Marathon, Outagamie, Portage, Shawano, Waushara & Winnebago.

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

Waupaca     (The home county for Weyauwega)
      Weyauwega   [Map]   S   Less than 2 miles
      Royalton   [Map]   N   3 miles [4.8 km]
      Fremont   [Map]   SE   4 miles [6.4 km]
      Fremont   [Map]   SE   5 miles [8 km]
      Waupaca   [Map]   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Lind   [Map]   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
      Caledonia   [Map]   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Mukwa   [Map]   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Waupaca   [Map]   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
      Little Wolf   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      Manawa   [Map]   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
      New London   [Map]   NE   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Leola   [Map]   W   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Colburn   [Map]   W   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Wrightstown   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Oneida   [Map]   E   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Pittsfield   [Map]   NE   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Hobart   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Lawrence   [Map]   E   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Harrison   [Map]   E   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Sherwood   [Map]   E   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Harrison   [Map]   E   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Stockbridge   [Map]   SE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Stockbridge   [Map]   SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Woodville   [Map]   E   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Hilbert   [Map]   E   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Brothertown   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Chilton   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Fond du Lac
      Ripon   [Map]   S   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Ripon   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Rosendale   [Map]   S   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Eldorado   [Map]   SE   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Rosendale   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Metomen   [Map]   S   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Friendship   [Map]   SE   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Fairwater   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Springvale   [Map]   S   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Calumetville   [Map]   SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
Green Lake
      Berlin   [Map]   S   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Berlin   [Map]   S   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Seneca   [Map]   S   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Saint Marie   [Map]   S   31 miles [49.9 km]
      Brooklyn   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Green Lake   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Princeton   [Map]   S   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Princeton   [Map]   S   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Green Lake   [Map]   S   39 miles [62.8 km]
      Franzen   [Map]   NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Elderon   [Map]   NW   35 miles [56.3 km]
      Bevent   [Map]   NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Elderon   [Map]   NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
      Neshkoro   [Map]   SW   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Neshkoro   [Map]   SW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Crystal Lake   [Map]   SW   32 miles [51.5 km]
      Newton   [Map]   SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
      Mecan   [Map]   S   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Shields   [Map]   SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
      Harris   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Springfield   [Map]   SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
      Dale   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Hortonia   [Map]   E   12 miles [19.3 km]
      Hortonville   [Map]   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Maple Creek   [Map]   NE   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Liberty   [Map]   NE   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Bear Creek   [Map]   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Ellington   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Greenville   [Map]   E   18 miles [29 km]
      Greenville   [Map]   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Deer Creek   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Shiocton   [Map]   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Bovina   [Map]   NE   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Belmont   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Lanark   [Map]   W   18 miles [29 km]
      Amherst   [Map]   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Amherst   [Map]   NW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Amherst Junction   [Map]   NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Nelsonville   [Map]   NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
      New Hope   [Map]   NW   23 miles [37 km]
      Almond   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Almond   [Map]   W   24 miles [38.6 km]
      Buena Vista   [Map]   W   26 miles [41.8 km]
      Alban   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Stockton   [Map]   NW   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Grant   [Map]   N   27 miles [43.5 km]
      Fairbanks   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Pella   [Map]   N   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Navarino   [Map]   NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
      Tigerton   [Map]   N   29 miles [46.7 km]
      Belle Plaine   [Map]   NE   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Germania   [Map]   NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
      Seneca   [Map]   N   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Waukechon   [Map]   NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
      Herman   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Morris   [Map]   N   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Lessor   [Map]   NE   34 miles [54.7 km]
      Bloomfield   [Map]   S   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Saxeville   [Map]   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
      Saxeville   [Map]   SW   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Poysippi   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Springwater   [Map]   SW   15 miles [24.1 km]
      Leon   [Map]   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
      Wild Rose   [Map]   SW   18 miles [29 km]
      Mount Morris   [Map]   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Aurora   [Map]   S   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Redgranite   [Map]   SW   20 miles [32.2 km]
      Lohrville   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Rose   [Map]   SW   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Wolf River   [Map]   SE   8 miles [12.9 km]
      Winchester   [Map]   SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
      Poygan   [Map]   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
      Winneconne   [Map]   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
      Winneconne   [Map]   SE   18 miles [29 km]
      Clayton   [Map]   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
      Rushford   [Map]   S   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Harbor Springs   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Omro   [Map]   SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
      Omro   [Map]   SE   22 miles [35.4 km]
      Menasha   [Map]   E   23 miles [37 km]
      Vinland   [Map]   SE   23 miles [37 km]

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

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 - you should note 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 Weyauwega:

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 Waupaca County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Adams County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Brown County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Calumet County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Fond du Lac County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Green Lake County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails      
Marathon County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Marquette County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Outagamie County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Portage County:       Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails     USGenWeb    
Shawano 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 Waupaca County
Cemetery Junction:     Directory for Wisconsin     Cemetery Wiki for Wisconsin
Find-A-Grave:     Home Page     Cemeteries of Wisconsin

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 ...

Find a Community in Wisconsin

About Waupaca County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Waupaca County:

The official website for State of Wisconsin:

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting from Weyauwega. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Weyauwega) 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 Weyauwega. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Weyauwega

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Weyauwega. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.3228, Longitude: -88.9287     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Weyauwega 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 Weyauwega, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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