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Pierce County Collections

Employees of H. Lang & Co. sewing room. River Ralls, 1931

H. Lang & Co. employees,
River Falls, 1931


 

Pierce County Church & Cemetery Records
Church and cemetery records vary significantly by collection but can include items such as
burial permits, tombstone inscriptions, sacramental registers, membership lists, anniversary materials, church histories, and financial records.

Beldenville  
Beldenville Cemetery

Clifton
Mann Valley Cemetery

Diamond Bluff

Diamond Bluff Cemetery

Ellsworth

Maple Grove Cemetery   
Old Clayfield Catholic Cemetery
Clayfield Catholic Cemetery                     
 Our Ladies Catholic Cemetery
Pierce County Poor Farm Cemetery       
St. Francis Catholic Cemetery
St. Paul 's United Church of Christ Cemetery
[some records are available online through SPUCC]

El Paso
St. Francis Catholic Cemetery
St. Joseph 's Catholic Cemetery
Wilken's Family Cemetery


Gilman
Gilman Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery

Hartland
Darrington Cemetery
Old Esdaile Cemetery
Eidsvold Lutheran Cemetery
Laurel Presbyterian Cemetery
Hartland Presbyterian Cemetery
Hartland Methodist Cemetery


Isabelle
Bay City Cemetery
Old Warrentown Cemetery
Tabor Cemetery
Mt. Tabor Cemetery
Oak Ridge Cemetery

Maiden Rock
Maiden Rock Cemetery
Lund Methodist Cemetery

Oak Grove
Big River Presbyterian Cemetery
Boal's Cemetery
Hollister Road Cemetery
Pine Glen Cemetery
     (See also: Prescott )


Oak Grove (Cont'd)
St. John's United Church of Christ Cemetery
Oak Grove Cemetery
St. Joseph 's Catholic Cemetery
      (See also: Prescott )
St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery Stirratt Cemetery


Pierce County
Register of Funerals


Pierce and St. Croix Counties
Evangelical Lutheran ministerial record

Prescott

Prescott Methodist Church
Pine Glen Cemetery
      (See also: Oak Grove)
St. Joseph 's Catholic Cemetery
St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran
United Church of Christ

River Falls
First Congregational Church
First Methodist Church
Greenwood Valley Cemetery
Glass Valley Cemetery
Mount Zion Cemetery
Robey Cemetery
St. Bridget's Catholic Cemetery
River Falls Catholic Cemetery
Cherma Cemetery
Karna Cemetery
Trinity Episcopal Church & Cemetery
Foster's Cemetery
     (See also St. Croix County)

Rock Elm
Poplar Hill Cemetery
Old Rock Elm Cemetery
Rock Elm Town Cemetery
Condit Cemetery

St. Nicholas Catholic Cemetery
Farm Hill Catholic Cemetery
Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery
Waverly Cemetery

Salem
Ono Methodist
Grange Hall
Salem Lutheran

Spring Lake
Oak Ridge Cemetery
Hatchville Cemetery
St. John's Lutheran Cemetery
      (See also: Spring Valley )
Sacred Heart Catholic Cemetery
New Catholic Cemetery
      (See also: Spring Valley )
Spring Lake Cemetery
Spring Lake Lutheran Church & Cemetery
Old Norwegian Cemetery
Unknown Spring Valley Cemetery

Spring Valley
New Catholic Cemetery
      (See also: Spring Lake )
St. John's Lutheran Cemetery
      (See also: Spring Lake)

Trenton
Bethel Mission Cemetery
Moeville Cemetery
Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery
Svea Cemetery Trenton Cemetery

Trimbelle
Beldenville Cemetery
Thurston Hill Cemetery
Trimbelle Cemetery

Union
Free Home Cemetery
Plum City Union Cemetery
St. John's Catholic Cemetery

 

Additional records can be found at USGenWeb.
 

Pierce County Manuscripts & Special Collections
These collections are comprised of original, one of a kind materials created by individuals or organizations with historical significance to Pierce County. Collection Inventories for manuscripts housed at the UW-River Falls Area Research Center (ARC) are currently being automated by the Wisconsin Historical Society. Inventories will be linked here as they are made available. Click here to see a list of all collection inventories already available for UW-River Falls ARC manuscripts.

Alvstad, Ingeborg Holdahl. 1884- . Reminiscences, undated. River Falls SC 245
American Red Cross. Pierce County Chapter (Wis.). Records, 1917-1930. River Falls SC 16
Anderson, Anna Magnuson. Reminiscences, ca. 1970. River Falls SC 124
Anderson, Raymond V. Professor, leader in Dem. Party. Papers, 1964-1968. River Falls Mss AO
Bailey, Antoinette Crippen. Papers, 1842-1931. River Falls SC 9
Banta, George C. Study reports, 1953 and 1977. River Falls SC 366
Bartosh. John M. 1885-1959. Photo and biography, 1922 and undated. River Falls SC 240
Beldenville Baptist Church. Minute book, 1911-1913. River Falls SC 216
Bethel, Helen Jenson. Genealogies, 1983-1984. River Falls SC 40
Bethlehem Lutheran Cemetery Association. Records, 1938-1980. River Falls SC 306
Bethlehem Lutheran Church (Esdaile). Records, 1876-1976. River Falls SC 280
Bi-County Ministerial Association. Records, 1952-1960. River Falls SC 29
Bjerkeng, Paul B. Pierce County history papers, undated. River Falls SC 8
Casberg, Selma S. Our family history, 1974. River Falls SC 81
Cairns, Gertrude M. 1872-1959. Papers, 1845-1958. River Falls Mss I
Chapin, Burdette. Interview, 1977. River Falls SC 321
Chapman family. Papers, 1863, 1893-1926. River Falls SC 394
Churchill, Harold. Scrapbook, 1898-1938. River Falls Mss BM
Clifton Hollow. A history of, ca. 1972. Wheelock, Mary Bascom. River Falls SC 157
Cochrane, Roy. 1881- . Notes, undated. River Falls SC 190
Corcoran, Anna. Diaries, 1918-1939. River Falls Mss EO
Cotter, Lillian M. Memoir, ca. 1982. River Falls SC 285
County nurse program. Mason, H. C. Papers, 1922-1929. River Falls Mss 369
Cresswell. Sadie Peterson, Reminiscences, ca. 1955. River Falls SC 218
Democratic Party, Pierce County. Records, 1956-1985. River Falls Mss D
Eighmy, Thomas G. Non-Contiguous farms of Pierce County, Wisconsin, 1962. River Falls SC 159
Elmwood, historical essays, 1971. Ginsbach, Leora M. River Falls SC 179
El Paso General Store. Account book, 1921-1933. River Falls SC 395
Elliott, George Henry. 1854-1883. Diary transcriptions, 1867-1883. River Falls SC 255
Ellsworth Cow Testing Association. Records, 1923-1924.  River Falls Mss E
Equity Shipping Association (Ellsworth). Sales records, 1917-1918. River Falls Mss AI
Erickson, Rolf. Family papers, undated.  River Falls 262
Foster, Joel. Letters, 1855 and undated. River Falls SC 203
Four Corners Homemakers Club. Scrapbooks, 1972-1982.  River Falls Mss DN
Gerrish family papers, 1876-1909.  River Falls Mss CO
Gilbertson, Carol Fenton. Writings on the history of Beldenville, undated. River Falls SC 230
Gilman Relief Workers. Records, 1932-1964. River Falls Mss EN
Ginsbach, Leora M. Historical essays, 1971. River Falls SC 179
Glass Valley Homemakers Club. Records, 1950-1988. River Falls Mss BX
Goodwin, William James. Account books, 1865-1907. River Falls Mss CR
Grand Army of the Republic. I.N. Nichols Post No. 177. Records, 1871-1965. River Falls Mss V
Greenwood Valley Cemetery Association. Records, 1863-1946. River Falls Mss CY
Haessley, Josephine Schmitt. Family history, 1964. River Falls SC 324
Haglund, Frances E. Family papers, 1936 and undated. River Falls SC 360
Halls, Oluff O.1861-1927. Newsclippings, 1908-1910, 1927. River Falls SC 271
Hawn, E. L. Hawn's Sawmill (Olivet). Account book, 1884-1897. River Falls Mss R
Healy, Tillie. Teacher of the year letters, 1961-1963.  River Falls SC 30
Herum, Stella Fosmo. Scrapbook on the history of Pierce County, undated. River Falls SC 210
Hill and Valley Club (Beldenville). Records, 1917-1980. River Falls Mss CT
Hodges, William. Letter, 1856. River Falls SC 73
Holt, Edmund. 1843-1897. Diary, 1863. River Falls SC 35
Holt, M. C. Reminiscences, undated. River Falls SC 181
Hospital, Collected papers on City. 1951-1972. Letha Foster. River Falls SC 198
Information and Referral Service for Pierce and St. Croix Counties. Records, 1972-1978. River Falls Mss DO
Iverson-Carroll-Standish family papers, 1860-1961. River Falls Mss BF
Kinnickinnic histories, 1970. Hass, Harry, Mrs. River Falls SC 252
Kinnickinnic Telephone Company. Minute books, 1904-1966. River Falls SC 48
Land and Flour Gold Mining Company (Rock Elm). Records, 1888-1903. River Falls SC 24
Lang, Josef Anton. 1831- . Papers, 1851-1852, 1860. River Falls SC 222
Lankford, John E.1934- . Term papers, 1963-1964. River Falls Mss Z
Leavitt, Abbie S. Papers, 1859-1866. River Falls SC 57
Levings, Daniel Hall. 1816-1906. Family papers, 1855-1899.River Falls SC 275
Levings, Edwin D. Papers, 1857-1866, 1880. River Falls Mss BO
Lord, Fred D. 1864?-1954. Correspondence, 1893-1896. River Falls Mss AH
Ludwig, Addie Gwyneth. 1915- . Genealogies, undated. River Falls SC 189
Mann Valley information, 1961 and undated. Weberg, Oscar J. River Falls SC 247
Mann Valley Lutheran Church. Records, 1881-1949. River Falls Mss AG
Martell Fire Insurance Co. Records, 1878-1945. River Falls SC 305
McCardle, Hazel Jackson.Genealogical information, ca. 1895-1935. River Falls SC 207
Meents, Evalyn. Recollections, 1974. River Falls SC 250
Morse, Abner.1819-1881. Papers, 1876-1877. River Falls SC 374
Murphy, Edward M. Essays, ca. 1976. River Falls SC 407
Nelson.,Walter. 1882- . The Nelson saga, undated. River Falls SC 2
Newman, James L. Pierce County clustered settlements: study of the human factor, ca. 1962. River Falls SC 158
Old Settlers’ Association of the Town of Rock Elm. Minutes, 1886-1971. River Falls SC 219
Patrons of Husbandry. Ono Grange No. 294. Minutes, 1881-1888. River Falls SC 83
Pearson, Charles L. 1861-1945. Memoir, undated. River Falls SC 278
Pearson, Newton. Reminiscences, 1973. River Falls SC 259
Pelton, Agnes Walker. 1899-1984. Papers, 1858-1970. River Falls SC 238
Pierce County farm account book, 1937-1939. River Falls SC 274
Pierce County Farmers’ Co-operative Mercantile Company. Records, 1903-1911. River Falls SC 37
Pioneer Hook and Ladder Co. #1. Records, 1885-1893. River Falls SC 182
Plainview School District... Peterson, Kenneth A., ca 1973. River Falls SC 254
Poplar Hill Cemetery Association. Records, 1874-1938. River Falls Mss BY
Prescott school history, 1925. Babbidge, Carrie Hutchinson. River Falls SC 221
Raygor, Beatrice. Letter, 1970. River Falls SC 228
Ritchey, Eva George. ca. 1870- . My Life, 1954. River Falls SC 151
Centennial of River Falls, Wisconsin, 1849-1948, ca. 1948. Reed, Edwin T., narrative poem. River Falls SC 204
River Falls Parent-Teacher Association. Records, 1932-1954. River Falls Mss BR
River Falls Parent-Teacher Association. River Falls centennial pageant records, 1948. River Falls SC 400
River Falls Pioneer Fire Company #1, 1975. Ostness, Diana. River Falls SC 236
River Falls Public Schools information, 1974. River Falls SC 258
River Falls Recycling Center. Records, 1981-1992. River Falls Mss EB
Rock Elm, Changing occupations in the Town of. Research paper, Koehler, Sheree L. River Falls SC 200
Rock Elm scrapbook, 1880. River Falls Mss AS
Rush River Lutheran Parish. River Falls Mss DD
Sacred Heart Parish. Parish history, ca. 1966. River Falls SC 277
Schultz, Earl.Reminiscences, undated. River Falls SC 234
Skidmore, Nellie L. Reminiscences, 1969-1973. River Falls SC 150, 176
George Smith & Co. Ledgers, 1873-1880. River Falls Mss AP
Spring Lake Township. Article about early settlers. Bock, Lawrence, Mrs. River Falls SC 187
Stortroen, Anders Jensen. Letters, 1858-1862. River Falls SC 413
Strahl, Osborn, 1818-1902. Papers, 1824-1909. River Falls Mss A
Strahl, Osborn, 1818-1902. Reminiscences, undated. River Falls SC 415
South Fork Ladies Aid Society. History, ca. 1963. River Falls SC 26
South Fork Telephone Company. Records, 1910-1984. River Falls MS DR
Spring Valley Iron and Ore Company. Records, 1902-1934. River Falls Mss BI
Spring Valley Iron and Ore Company. Fiedler, H. B. Letter, 1922. River Falls SC 220
Staehli, Melchior. 1859- . Papers (incomplete, German language), 1879-1923. River Falls Mss CQ
Smith Family. Papers, 1876-1937, 1977-1986. River Falls Mss DM
St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. Records, 1895-1913, 1932-1966. River Falls SC 313
St. Croix-Pierce Bi-County Federation of Women’s Clubs. Records, 1922-1973. River Falls Mss AT
Stirratt, Pearl. Scrapbooks, 1903-1964. River Falls Micro 133
Tabor Lutheran Church. Record book, 1881-1929. River Falls SC 364
Timmerman, Al, Mrs. Postcard and letter, 1908, 1968. River Falls SC 241
Thorson, Gary E. Essay and booklet, 1875-1981. River Falls SC 1
Younggren, Nancy Weberg. Reminiscences, 1965. River Falls SC 211
Vanasse, Theodore C. 1906- . Miscellaneous papers, 1893-1899 and undated. River Falls SC 358
Veterans of WWI. Pierce County Barracks 3135. Records, 1928-1983. River Falls Mss CU
Walker, Edward. A short history of the Walker farm, 1975. River Falls SC 244
Warn, Carl E. Anecdotes and poem, undated. River Falls SC 208
White, Kenneth S. 1897-1976. Ferris M. White and Kenneth S. White papers, 1917-1949. River Falls Mss J
Wyman, Walker Demarquis. 1907-1999. Papers, 1920, 1929-1992. River Falls Mss P

Pierce County Maps

Prescott:
tourist map: 1989

River Falls
;
aerials: 1950's-1980s
bird's eye view: 1880
city map: 1870
educational facilities map: undated
fire hydrant map: 1938
Freeman Flour Mill layout: undated
Greenwood Cemetery, Veteran's graves:1942
Hamilton 1st addition map: 1977
Planning Commission map: 1965
railway map: 1957
sewer map: 1932
trail map: 1977
ward map: 1979
zoning map: 1957, 1965

University of Wisconsin-River Falls;

aerials, late 1930's-1990's

County-Wide or Unspecified

Aerial Photos: 1958

Government Survey: 1851

County-Wide or Unspecified, cont'd.

Highway road map: 1935; 1941; 1953; 1983
(Pierce & St. Croix Counties)

One-room school houses: 1975

Outline map: 1895

Pictorial Atlas: 1968

Plat map: 1877-1878; 1895; 1908; 1917;
1922; 1930; 1938; 1941; 1949; 1955; 1959;
1960; 1965; 1968; 1971; 1973; 1975; 1978;
1981; 1984; 1989; 1992; 1999

Sanborn maps (statewide): 1800’s-1900’s

School district boundaries map: 1938; 1975

Soil survey: 1968

Township and unincorporated villages maps: 1967-1971

Original Wisconsin plat maps and survery records can be found at the State of Wisconsin's Board of Commissioners of Public Lands.

Pierce County Newspapers
Beldenville
Reporter Beldenville: 1940-1969; 1940-1942; Aug. 18, 1960
Ellsworth
Ellsworth Gleaner: 1894-1898
Ellsworth Record: 1899-1982; Apr. 12, Nov. 8, 1900
Pierce County Herald: 1868-current yr. [Indexed: 1868– December 29, 1910]

Elmwood
Elmwood Argus:Dec. 30, 1937; 1938; 1949-1981
Elmwood Sun: Printed within early issues of Spring Valley Sun

Maiden Rock
Maiden Rock Press: June 11, 1915
Weekly Press: Sep. 24, 1892-Oct. 15, 1897. [Indexed: 1892, 1895, 1897]

Prescott

Northwestern Democrat: 1858-1860
Northwestern Gazette & Adv.: 1841-1842
Pierce County Plaindealer: 1875-1893. [Indexed: 1875 – 1893]
Prescott Ariel: June 4, June 18, 1886
Prescott Journal: 1861-1871; 1930-86; Current year and 1 year previous. [Indexed: 1863 – 1871]
Prescott Paraclete: 1855
Prescott Transcript: 1855-1861; May 23, 1901
 
Prescott (cont'd)
Prescott Tribune: 1896-1910; 1919-1923. [Indexed: through 1900]
Prescott Weekly Clarion: 1874-1875. [Indexed: April, 1874 – June, 1875]

River Falls

Citizen’s Reporter: Jan. 24, 1863. [Indexed: 1879 – 1881]
Pierce County Advocate: July-Dec. 1896  
Pierce County News: Jan. 7, 1887-Apr. 11, 1889. [Indexed: 1887, 1889]
The Reporter: May 1, 1952-May 3, 1962
River Falls Advance: 1874 – 1876. [Indexed: 1874 – 1876]
River Falls Journal: 1857-current. [Indexed: through 1910]
River Falls Press: 1874-1883. [Indexed: through February 1, 1883]
River Falls Shopper: Apr. 8, 1948
River Falls Times: 1896-1899; Jul.17, 1906; 1911-1932. [Indexed: 1896 – 1899]


Spring Valley

Spring Valley Sun: 1899-1900; 1902(part); 1905-1994; 2003-current. [Indexed: 1905 – 1910]
Spring Valley Sun & Leader: 1916-1919

UW-River Falls

Falcon Features: 1952-current. [Indexed: earliest through current issue]
 
The Normal Badger: 1895-1911

The Student Voice: 1916-present
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Pierce County Public Records

Pierce County Census Records: Statewide unless specified: 1836; 1838; 1840; 1842; 1846; 1847; 1850; 1855; 1860; 1870; 1875; 1880; 1885; 1890 (Civil War veterans only); 1895 (Pierce County only); 1900; 1905; 1910; 1920 (Burnett, Pierce, Polk, and St. Croix Counties only); 1930 (Burnett, Pierce, Polk, and St. Croix Counties only)

Indexes:
1836; 1840; 1850; 1860; 1870; 1880 Soundex; 1900 Soundex; 1905 (Burnett, Pierce, Polk, St. Croix, and Washburn Counties only); 1910

 
 
   

Pierce County Court Records:

1857-1949
Certificates of conviction, Clerk of Circuit Court 1899-1908
Correspondence, Clerk of Circuit Court 1894-1900
County judge reports, Clerk of Circuit Court 1936-1952
Criminal record, Clerk of Circuit Court 1879-1933
Daily journal of judgments, Clerk of Circuit Court 1885-1955
Indictment and information book, Clerk of Circuit Court 1868-1929
Judgment execution docket, Clerk of Circuit Court
1857-1874
Judgment dockets, Clerk of Circuit Court
1856-1874
Judgment of foreclosure docket, Clerk of Circuit Court 1881-1958
Judgment of foreclosure record, Clerk of Circuit Court
1881-1926
Minutes, Clerk of Circuit Court
1859-1933
Misc. papers, Clerk of Circuit Court, (misc. orders, lists and statistics)
1896-1929
Officers and justices, Clerk of Circuit Court
1854-1943
Order of publication record, Clerk of Circuit Court
1890-1926
Records of jurors and jury commissioners, Clerk of Circuit Court
1897-1951
Register of court certificates, Clerk of Circuit Court
1857-1923
Rule books, Clerk of Circuit Court 1854-1860

 
   
Pierce County Local Government Records:

Agriculture and dairy statistics: 1879-1916
Annual directories of public officials: 1908-1910; 1912-1914; 1916-1920; 1922; 1924-1927; 1929-1980; 1986-1989; 1992-1993; 1996-
Appointments, clergy, and partnership record: 1857-1930
Audit reports: 1939-1964
Bounty claims and payments: 1899-1931
Chattel mortgage and conditional sales records: 1880-1933
Clerk’s tax sales and redemption record: 1855-1967
Clifton, Town of. Clerk’s account book: 1867-1903
Clifton, Town of. Conditional sales and chattel mortgage records: 1858-1932
Clifton, Town of. Delinquent road tax book: 1867-1893
Clifton, Town of. Highway records: 1857-1915
Clifton, Town of. List of persons subject to military duty: 1863
Clifton, Town of. Real estate field book: 1946-1947
Clifton, Town of. Receipt and order registers for highway work: 1923-1947
Clifton, Town of. Town clerk’s records: 1866-1948
Clifton, Town of. Treasurer’s account books: 1860-1943
County Board of Supervisors: Clerk’s minutes, various committee reports, resolutions and ordinances: 1855-1967; 1969-1977; 1982
County clerk’s papers: 1897-1942
County Welfare Records: 1853-1958
Ellsworth, Village of. Treasurer’s cash book: 1906-1916
El Paso, Township. Clerk’s records: 1859-1931
El Paso, Township. Highway records: 1910-1941
El Paso, Township. Treasurer’s ledger: 1900-1915
Extension agents' reports: 1923-1959
Financial report of highway operations: 1975

Gilman, Town of. Conditional sales and chattel mortgage records: 1930-1937

Gilman, Town of. Election records: 1948-1952
Gilman, Town of. Real estate field books: 1929; 1931-1932; 1962
Hartland, Town of. Chattel mortgage record: 1879-1893
Hartland, Town of. Clerk’s records: 1859-1953
Hartland, Town of. Election records: 1868-1882
Hartland, Town of. Clerk’s financial records: 1941-1971
Hartland, Town of. Highway records: 1868-1887
Hartland, Town of. Justice of the Peace dockets: 1879-1904
Hartland, Town of. Road assessments and warrants: 1882-1886
Hartland, Town of. Treasurer’s ledgers: 1861-1865; 1875-1881; 1907-1912
Indexes to grants and mortgages: 1852-1874 [ARC holds only the index, not the records indexed within these volumes.]
Marriage certificate information: 1860; 1870; 1880
Martell, Town of. Election records: 1868-1936
Martell, Town of. Highway records: 1859-1956
Martell, Town of. Clerk’s records: 1854-1967
Minutes of the dance hall committee: 1923-1955

Misc. election records: 1900-1912

Poll lists: 1962
Pierce County fair premium books: 1884-1889; 1902-1904; 1906; 1911-1912; 1914; 1922-1926;1928; 1930-1932; 1942-1977; 1979-1983
Pierce County officials: 1853-1955
Pierce County Treasurer. Abstracts of tax sales: 1856-1871
Pierce County Treasurer. Courthouse building accounts: 1905-1907
Pierce County Treasurer. Day books: 1865-1910
Pierce County Treasurer. Ledger of county accounts with cities, towns, and villages: 1855-1924
Pierce County Treasurer. Monthly financial statements: 1956-1960
Pierce County Treasurer. Record of state lands in Pierce County: 1855-1879
Pierce County Treasurer. Roll of state lands: 1860-1864
Prescott, City of. Ordinances and resolutions: 1915-1948
Prescott, Town of. (Elizabeth) Town record book: 1849-1851
Records of tax certificates cancelled: 1872-1942
Records of teachers’ examinations: 1899-1914
Register of accidents: 1906-1907
Register of professionals: optometrists (1916-1933); medical examiners (1904-1956); chiropractors (1925-1954); veterinarians (1907-1951); physicians (1904-1956); midwives, clergy and funeral directors (1942-1945)
River Falls, City of. Annual financial report: 1913-1919; 1933; 1935-1936
River Falls, City of. Assessor’s statement of property: 1945-1950
River Falls, City of. Audit report: 1941
River Falls, City of. Clerk’s correspondence: 1945-1950
River Falls, City of. Clerk’s general ledgers: 1885-1948
River Falls, City of. Clerk’s papers: 1886-1957
River Falls, City of. Clerk’s registers: 1909-1915
River Falls, City of. Clerk’s relief ledger: 1934-1948
River Falls, City of. Election records: 1885-1903; 1948-1958
River Falls, City of. Electric and water department records: 1916-1953
River Falls, City of. Engineer’s records: 1894-1948
River Falls, City of. Fire department records: 1926-1974
River Falls, City of. Justice of the Peace dockets: 1885-1935; 1938-1963
River Falls, City of. Mayor’s correspondence: 1940-1943
River Falls, City of. Mayor’s subject file: 1946-1970
River Falls, City of. Minutes of the meetings of the common council: 1885-1952
River Falls, City of. Minutes of the Board of Park and Commissioners: 1899-1918
River Falls, City of. Ordinances: 1885-1971
River Falls, City of. Police Department correspondence and subject files: 1966-1976
River Falls, City of. Property appraisal cards: 1934-1945
River Falls, City of. Records of the Municipal Housing Project: 1946-1947
River Falls, City of. Relief director’s papers: 1943-1945. ACCESS RESTRICTED. Contact archivist for more information.
River Falls, City of. Reports and council papers: 1885-1951
River Falls, City of. Treasurer’s books: 1885-1948
River Falls, City of. Treasurer’s correspondence: 1934-1947
River Falls, Town of. Financial statement: 1953-1954
River Falls, Town of. Highway records: 1875-1945
River Falls, Town of. Personal property assessment rolls: 1953
River Falls, Town of. Record of receipts and disbursements: 1942-1954
River Falls, Town of. Town clerk’s records: 1879-1975
Road and bridge records: 1947-1964
Stallion register: 1906-1917
Statement of taxes and indebtedness: 1872-1910
Supervisor of Assessments’ annual statistical reports to the County Board: 1908-1980; 1983; 1986-1987
Tax apportionment records: 1876-1964
Tax sale books: 1855-1943
Tax sales record and certificates: 1858; 1860-1943
Treasurer’s monthly financial statements: 1956-1960
Treasurer’s roll of state lands: 1860-1864
Treasurer’s day books: 1856-1910
Treasurer’s ledger of county accounts with cities, towns and villages: 1855-1924
Treasurer’s record of state lands in Pierce County: 1855-1879
Treasurer’s abstracts of tax sales: 1856-1871
Treasurer’s courthouse building accounts: 1905-1907
Treasurer's Tax Rolls, Pierce Series 4: 1854-1970
 
   
 

Pierce County Naturalizations:
Declarations of intent: 1857-1962. Petitions: 1858-1963.
Indexes: ca. 1850-1963.

 
   

Pierce County School Records:

Alleho School records; Diamond Bluff, Trenton, Trimbelle: 1892-1957
Kay School records; Martell: 1868-1944
Angel Hill School records; River Falls: 1942-1960  
Lantz School records; Ellsworth: 1885-1958
Annual rural school census records; Pierce County: 1918-1957
Ledgers; River Falls: 1927-1961
Annual report of Clerk of Joint School District; River Falls: 1892-1900  
Liberty Hill School records; Kinnickinnic, River Falls: 1917-1955
Annual reports; Pierce County: 1893-1897  
Lindgren School records; Trenton: 1928-1953
Annual rural school census records; Pierce County: 1918-1957  
Lone Oak School records; Oak Grove: 1903-1957
Attendance records; River Falls: 1925-1943
Lost Creek School records; El Paso: 1930-1958
Beldenville School records; River Falls, Trimbelle: 1925-1957
Martell School records; Martell: 1904-1962
Bailey School records; Clifton: 1872-1933
Maynard School records; Ellsworth: 1942-1958
Carpenter School records; El Paso, Salem: 1869-1948
Mero School records; Diamond Bluff, Trenton: 1940-1944
Clay Corner School records; Martell: 1896-1957
Morgan School, 1888-92; 1951-67
Clifton School records; Clifton: 1872-1954
Murphy School records; Ellsworth: 1910-1947
Cloverdale School records; Martell: 1857-1953
North Red Wing School records; Trenton: 1956-1958
Common Schools annual reports; Pierce County: 1922-1963
Oak Center School records; Hartland: 1925-1958
Conroy School records; Hartland: 1952-1958
Oak Knoll School records; River Falls, Troy, Clifton: 1868-1955
Cudd School records; Ellsworth: 1896-1958
Oak Ridge School records; Isabelle: 1909-1942
Diamond Bluff: District 2, 1937-1954
Oak Ridge-Warrentown School records; Isabelle, Maiden Rock: 1942-1954
Donegal School records; River Falls: 1886-1960
Olivet School records; Gilman: 1911-1916
El Paso School records; Gilman, Rock Elm: 1868-1884; 1916-1958
Pleasant Hill School records; Trimbelle: 1868-1948
Elm Grove School records; Hartland: 1882-1958
Prescott School records; Prescott: 1899-1931
Esdaile School records; Hartland: 1887-1888
Randall School records; River Falls: 1867-1960
Fairview School records; Trimbelle: 1876-1888
River Falls Twsp: School district records, 1855-1931
Fargo School records; Martell, River Falls: 1914-1960
River Road School records; Oak Grove: 1879-1954
Fischer School records; El Paso, Ellsworth, Hartland, and Salem: 1914-58
Salem School records; Salem: 1886-1928
    Sand Hill School: 1869-1941
Financial accounts for extracurricular activities; River Falls: 1929-1961
Sleepy Hollow School records; Ellsworth: 1883-1957
Foley School records; Salem: 1878-1899
South Fork School records; River Falls: 1948-1960
Forest Home School records; Hartland: 1915-1958
South Rush River School records; Martell: 1869-1957
Forestville School records; River Falls: 1871-1960
Spring Grove School records; Trimbelle, Oak Grove, Diamond Bluff: 1910-1957
Freier School records; Ellsworth, Martell: 1953-1957
Stafford School records; Trimbelle: 1933-1954
Gertrude School, 1914-26; 1952-60
Trenton School records; Trenton: 1868-1899
Glass Valley School records; Cliton, River Falls: 1867-1952
Trimbelle School records; Trimbelle: 1877-1953
Greenville School records; River Falls: 1944-1961
Spring Lake School records; Spring Lake: 1913-1950
Harding School records; Oak Grove: 1911-1953
Union District 1: 1868-1953
    Union District 2: 1863-1913
Herbert School records; Hartland and Salem: 1884-1956
Utah School records; Trimbelle: 1868-1942
Herbison School records; Salem, Union: 1907-1953
Warrentown School records; Maiden Rock: 1868-1941
Herum School records; Martell: 1868-1957
Waverly School records; Rock Elm, El Paso: 1925-1944
Hill and Dale School: 1872-1957
School directories; Pierce County: 1903; 1911-1912; 1914; 1916-1917;
1919; 1920-1922; 1926-1927; 1931-1932; 1936-1945; 1947-1950; 1952-1953
 
Hines School records; El Paso: 1920-1952
Iverson School records; El Paso, Ellsworth: 1878-1956
Jerusalem Corners School records; River Falls: 1866-1932      
 
   

Pierce County Tax and Assessment Rolls:

 
Bay City: 1861; 1910; 1920; 1930; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985
 
     
 

Clifton: 1858-1870; 1872-1876; 1878-1888; 1890-1898; 1900-1908; 1910-1911; 1913; 1915; 1917; 1919; 1921; 1923; 1925; 1927; 1929; 1931; 1933; 1935; 1937; 1939-1940; 1943; 1945; 1947; 1949-1950; 1952; 1954; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985

 
     
 

Diamond Bluff: 1858-1870; 1880; 1890; 1900; 1910; 1920; 1930; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985

 
     
 

El Paso: 1859-1895; 1897-1911; 1913-1914; 1916-1921; 1923; 1925-1936; 1938-1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985

 
     
 

Ellsworth: (Town) 1867-1870; 1880; 1890; 1900; 1910; 1920; 1930; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985. (Village) 1890; 1900; 1910; 1920; 1930; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985

 
     
 
Elmwood: 1920; 1930; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985
 
     
 
Gilman: 1869-1873; 1875-1880; 1882-1914; 1920; 1922-1940; 1945; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985
 
 
Greenwood: 1854-1855; 1857  
     
 
Hartland: 1858-1870; 1880; 1890; 1900; 1910; 1920; 1930; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985
 
     
 
Isabelle: 1855-1856; 1858-1868; 1880; 1890; 1900; 1910; 1920; 1930; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985
 
     
 
Maiden Rock: (Town) 1869-1870; 1880; 1890; 1900; 1910; 1920; 1930; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985. (Village) 1890; 1900; 1910; 1920; 1930; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985
 
     
 
Martell: 1858-1930; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985
 
     
 
Oak Grove: 1858-1870; 1880; 1890; 1900; 1910; 1920; 1930; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1975; 1980; 1985
 
 
Perry: 1859-1866  
 
Pleasant Valley: 1858-1868  
     
 
Plum City: 1910; 1920; 1930; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985
 
     
 
Prescott: 1854; 1858-1870; 1880; 1890; 1900; 1910; 1920; 1930; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985
 
     
 
River Falls [See also, St. Croix County]: (City)1885-1893; 1895-1904; 1906-1910; 1912; 1914; 1916; 1918; 1920; 1922; 1924; 1926; 1928; 1930; 1932; 1934; 1936; 1938; 1940; 1942; 1944; 1946; 1948; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985. (Town) 1858-1871; 1873; 1877-1878; 1880-1884; 1890; 1900; 1910; 1920; 1927; 1930; 1937; 1939-1940; 1942; 1944; 1946; 1948; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985
 
     
 
Rock Elm: 1865-1870; 1880; 1890; 1900; 1910; 1920; 1930; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985
 
     
 
Salem: 1862-1869; 1880; 1890; 1900; 1910; 1920; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985
 
     
 
Spring Lake: 1869; 1880; 1890; 1900; 1910; 1920; 1930; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985
 
     
 
Spring Valley: 1900; 1910; 1920; 1930; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985
 
     
 
Trenton: 1858-1870; 1890; 1900; 1910; 1920; 1930; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985
 
     
 
Trimbelle: 1858-1870; 1880; 1890; 1900; 1910; 1920; 1930; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985
 
     
 

Union: 1862-1870; 1880; 1890; 1900; 1910; 1930; 1940; 1950; 1952; 1954; 1956; 1958; 1960; 1962; 1964; 1966; 1970; 1975; 1980; 1985

 
 
   
 

Pierce County Vital Statistics:
Birth certificates, 1852-1907. Death certificates, 1877-1907. Marriage certificates, 1854-1907.
Indexes: Pre-1907, statewide.

The pre-1907 WI Vital Statistics Index for births, deaths, and marriages is searchable online through the Wisconsin Historical Society.


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