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Our Genealogy Helper for Woodhull ...

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 Woodhull (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 Woodhull. 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 northeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the north.

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 north 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.

Woodhull 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 Woodhull. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Woodhull:

  DirDistance
Fond du Lac     (The home county for Woodhull)
  Lamartine   [Map]     S   Less than 2 miles<1>
  North Fond du Lac   [Map]     NE   4 miles [6.4 km]
  Fond du Lac   [Map]     E   5 miles [8 km]
  Eldorado   [Map]     N   5 miles [8 km]
  Rosendale   [Map]     W   5 miles [8 km]
  Fond du Lac   [Map]     E   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Oakfield   [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Oakfield   [Map]     S   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Springvale   [Map]     W   6 miles [9.7 km]
  Friendship   [Map]     NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Rosendale   [Map]     NW   7 miles [11.3 km]
  Byron   [Map]     SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
 
Calumet
  Brothertown   [Map]     NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Stockbridge   [Map]     NE   23 miles [37 km]
  Stockbridge   [Map]     NE   24 miles [38.6 km]
  New Holstein   [Map]     NE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Chilton   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  New Holstein   [Map]     NE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Chilton   [Map]     NE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Charlestown   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Harrison   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Hayton   [Map]     NE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Harrison   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Sherwood   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
 
Columbia
  Friesland   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Randolph   [Map]     SW   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Cambria   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Courtland   [Map]     SW   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Scott   [Map]     W   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Fountain Prairie   [Map]     SW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Fall River   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Springvale   [Map]     SW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Doylestown   [Map]     SW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Columbus   [Map]     SW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Marcellon   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Columbus   [Map]     SW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Dodge
  Brownsville   [Map]     S   11 miles [17.7 km]
  LeRoy   [Map]     S   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Waupun   [Map]     SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Lomira   [Map]     SE   13 miles [20.9 km]
  Lomira   [Map]     SE   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Chester   [Map]     SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
  Kekoskee   [Map]     S   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Theresa   [Map]     S   18 miles [29 km]
  Mayville   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Theresa   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Williamstown   [Map]     S   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Trenton   [Map]     SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
 
Green Lake
  Green Lake   [Map]     W   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Brooklyn   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Green Lake   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Mackford   [Map]     W   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Berlin   [Map]     NW   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Markesan   [Map]     W   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Berlin   [Map]     NW   22 miles [35.4 km]
  Manchester   [Map]     W   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Saint Marie   [Map]     W   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Princeton   [Map]     W   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Kingston   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Marquette   [Map]     W   28 miles [45.1 km]
 
Manitowoc
  Kiel   [Map]     E   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Rockville   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Millhome   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Schleswig   [Map]     E   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Steinthal   [Map]     NE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Louis Corners   [Map]     E   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Eaton   [Map]     NE   33 miles [53.1 km]
  School Hill   [Map]     E   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Collins   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Saint Nazianz   [Map]     NE   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Meeme   [Map]     E   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Rockland   [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
 
Marquette
  Mecan   [Map]     W   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Neshkoro   [Map]     W   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Neshkoro   [Map]     W   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Montello   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Shields   [Map]     W   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Montello   [Map]     W   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Buffalo   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Crystal Lake   [Map]     W   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Glen Oak   [Map]     W   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Outagamie
  Dale   [Map]     N   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Appleton   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Greenville   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Kimberly   [Map]     N   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Combined Locks   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Grand Chute   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Greenville   [Map]     N   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Little Chute   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Buchanan   [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Kaukauna   [Map]     NE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Hortonville   [Map]     N   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Hortonia   [Map]     N   39 miles [62.8 km]
 
Ozaukee
  Fredonia   [Map]     SE   35 miles [56.3 km]
  Fredonia   [Map]     SE   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Saukville   [Map]     SE   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Belgium   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
  Belgium   [Map]     SE   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Sheboygan
  Greenbush   [Map]     E   23 miles [37 km]
  Mitchell   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Russell   [Map]     E   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Glenbeulah   [Map]     E   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Scott   [Map]     SE   26 miles [41.8 km]
  Elkhart Lake   [Map]     E   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Cascade   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Plymouth   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Rhine   [Map]     E   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Lyndon   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Plymouth   [Map]     E   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Sherman   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
 
Washington
  Wayne   [Map]     SE   21 miles [33.8 km]
  Kewaskum   [Map]     SE   25 miles [40.2 km]
  Addison   [Map]     SE   27 miles [43.5 km]
  Barton   [Map]     SE   28 miles [45.1 km]
  Boltonville   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Farmington   [Map]     SE   29 miles [46.7 km]
  West Bend   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  West Bend   [Map]     SE   31 miles [49.9 km]
  Hartford   [Map]     S   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Fillmore   [Map]     SE   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Hartford   [Map]     S   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Slinger   [Map]     SE   33 miles [53.1 km]
 
Waupaca
  Fremont   [Map]     NW   36 miles [57.9 km]
  Caledonia   [Map]     N   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Fremont   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Weyauwega   [Map]     NW   40 miles [64.4 km]
 
Waushara
  Aurora   [Map]     NW   24 miles [38.6 km]
  Poysippi   [Map]     NW   29 miles [46.7 km]
  Warren   [Map]     NW   30 miles [48.3 km]
  Lohrville   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Redgranite   [Map]     NW   32 miles [51.5 km]
  Leon   [Map]     NW   33 miles [53.1 km]
  Bloomfield   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Marion   [Map]     NW   34 miles [54.7 km]
  Silver Lake   [Map]     NW   37 miles [59.5 km]
  Mount Morris   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Saxeville   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
  Saxeville   [Map]     NW   38 miles [61.2 km]
 
Winnebago
  Black Wolf   [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Nekimi   [Map]     N   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Black Wolf   [Map]     NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
  Utica   [Map]     NW   12 miles [19.3 km]
  Oshkosh   [Map]     N   16 miles [25.7 km]
  Algoma   [Map]     N   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Nepeuskun   [Map]     NW   17 miles [27.4 km]
  Omro   [Map]     N   18 miles [29 km]
  Oshkosh   [Map]     N   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Omro   [Map]     NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
  Harbor Springs   [Map]     N   20 miles [32.2 km]
  Rushford   [Map]     NW   20 miles [32.2 km]

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

Cemeteries Near Woodhull ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Woodhull.

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

Distance &
Direction


      Name of Cemetery  
 
      Less than 2 miles  
  S North Lamartine Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 2 miles [3.2 km]  
  NW Anderson Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 3 miles [4.8 km]  
  WSW Rogersville Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Lamartine Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Estabrooks Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 4 miles [6.4 km]  
  SE Hawes Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Hamiston Oak Grove Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      About 5 miles [8 km]  
  SW East Ladoga Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Fond du Lac County Home Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW St. Marys Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW North Eldorado Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Methodist Episcopal Cemetery   [Map]     
  WNW Rosendale Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 6 miles [9.7 km]  
  SSW Rock River Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSE Avoca Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Pier Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Rosendale North Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 7 miles [11.3 km]  
  WSW Wedge Prairie Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Calvary Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Friendship Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 8 miles [12.9 km]  
  SSE Genesee Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Zoar Cemetery   [Map]     
  NE Lakeview Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 9 miles [14.5 km]  
  WSW Union Prairie Cemetery   [Map]     
  SSW Norwegian Church Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Oak Center Cemetery   [Map]     
  S Kinwood Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNW Bethesda Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE St. Johns Cemetery   [Map]     
  ESE Bethel Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Rienz Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Ledgeview Memorial Park   [Map]     
  E St. Josephs Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Knack Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE Evangelical Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Wilhelmina Cemetery   [Map]     
  N St. Johns Lutheran Cemetery   [Map]     
  N Schellers Cemetery   [Map]     
 
      Within 10 miles [16.1 km]  
  NNW Salem Cemetery   [Map]     
  SW Cattaraugus Cemetery   [Map]     
  SE Byron Cemetery   [Map]     
  E St. Charles Cemetery   [Map]     
  E Taycheedah Cemetery   [Map]     
  NNE New Elm Cemetery   [Map]     
  NW Peace Cemetery   [Map]     

Newspapers Published in Woodhull ...

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 75 newspapers that have been published in the area around Woodhull.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Woodhull, there are papers which were published within 20 miles [32.2 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Woodhull.

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>

The Rand McNally Atlas shows that Woodhull had a population of 62 people in 1895 with a post office and railroad service.

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

Eldorado   [Map]
 - Located 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) from Woodhull
 - Eldorado had a post office and railroad service
 
Fond du Lac   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the East Southeast (ESE) from Woodhull
 - 1895 population of 12,024 people (with 4,055 people in 2017)
 - Fond du Lac had a post office and railroad service
 
Rosendale   [Map]
 - Located 5 miles [8 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Woodhull
 - 1895 population of 296 people (with 1,036 people in 2017)
 - Rosendale had a post office and railroad service
 
Ladoga   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) from Woodhull
 - 1895 population of 63 people
 - Ladoga had a post office and no railroad service
 
Oakfield   [Map]
 - Located 6 miles [9.7 km] to the South (S) from Woodhull
 - 1895 population of 417 people (with 1,070 people in 2017)
 - Oakfield had a post office and railroad service
 
Oak Center   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) from Woodhull
 - 1895 population of 79 people
 - Oak Center had a post office and railroad service
 
Van Dyne   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North Northeast (NNE) from Woodhull
 - 1895 population of 85 people
 - Van Dyne had a post office and railroad service
 
West Rosendale   [Map]
 - Located 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West Northwest (WNW) from Woodhull
 - West Rosendale had a post office and railroad service
 
Ring   [Map]
 - Located 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North Northwest (NNW) from Woodhull
 - 1895 population of 36 people
 - Ring 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 Woodhull. The list can be found on our page for Communities Neighboring Woodhull in the 1890's.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we like to start with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These 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 Woodhull:

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 Fond du Lac County:

Cyndi's List     Family Search     Genealogy Trails    

Genealogy information for nearby counties:

Calumet County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Columbia County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Dodge County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Green Lake County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Manitowoc County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Marquette County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Outagamie County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Ozaukee County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Sheboygan County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Washington County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Waupaca County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Waushara County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 
Winnebago County:     Cyndi's
List

 
Family
Search

 
Genealogy
Trails

 

Cemetery Information and Directories for Wisconsin:

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

Miscellaneous References and Mentions for Woodhull ...

While our initial data about Woodhull came from various goverment sources, we have found mention of Woodhull 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 Woodhull.

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 Woodhull:

  • Services available at that time (1895): had Post Office, Railroad Station

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Wisconsin

About Fond du Lac County

About Wisconsin

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Fond du Lac County: www.co.fond-du-lac.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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Woodhull) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodhull. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.7775, Longitude: -88.5732     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Woodhull 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 Woodhull, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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