Learning Family History with the
Wisconsin Census Records!
Census is an official count of population, which typically registers each citizen's details of different times. The first United States Federal Census was taken in 1790 and the latest in 2010. The 1940 census records is the most recently available enumeration information.
Wisconsin Federal census was first conducted in the year 1820 and has been taken every 10 years since then. WI state censuses were enumerated in the following years: 1838, 1846, 1847, 1855 and 1865 (None of these were complete) 1836, 1842, 1875, 1885, 1895 and 1905 (complete records). The loss of 1890 Federal Census records was covered up by the 1885 and 1895 Wisconsin state censuses.
What you can achieve
from census data?
Census records whether federal and state delivers valuable links towards finding family history. Genealogists, family researchers/ historians and others use enumeration data to get into the core of ancestral information. It helps to find your ancestors' names, ages, date of birth, home rented or owned if owned the value or if rented, monthly rent. One can find whether ancestors were able to speak, write and read English, and even you can learn if any of your relatives were part of any historical wars. Multiple queries can be solved by tracing exact age old census information.