2022-2023 Board

President: Jim Walker

Vice-President: Rich Warosh

Secretary: Karla Leppen

Treasurer: Joe Crueger

Newsletter: Sue Goodacre

Website: LuAnn Elsinger

Membership: Carol Gardner


Beginning Your Research
New York City and the Historical Ellis Island
Genealogy Resources for Researching Your Family's Background

Books Online (General Genealogy)
Genealogy resources at

Books Online (Portage County)
Commemorative Biographical Record of the Upper Wisconsin: Waupaca, Portage, Wood, Marathon, Lincoln, Oneida, Vilas, Langlade and Shawano (1895)
Handbook of Stevens Point (1857)
History and Memories: Portage County, Belmont Township Vol.#1 and Vol.#2. (.pdf files)
Malcolm Rosholt Collection
Our County Our Story (.pdf file)
A Standard History of Portage County Wisconsin... Vol. 1 & Vol. 2

Books Online (Wood County)
History of Wood County, Wisconsin
Wood County (WI) Place names (.pdf file)

Family Websites with Portage County Ties
Bigalke, Felckowski, Feltz, Gilmeister, Kawlewski, & others

GenWeb Sites
Ancestry / RootsWeb Portage County Message Board
People and Places of Portage County
WI GenWeb Project
WI GenWeb - Portage County

Government Sites
City of Stevens Point
Portage County Website
Town of Dewey
Town of Hull
Town of Lanark
Town of Plover
Town of Stockton
Village of Almond
Village of Amherst
Village of Plover
Wisconsin Online

Indexes & Databases Online (Portage County)
Cemetery Index
Census Index
Obituary Index
Portage County Photo Collection

Indexes & Databases Online (Wisconsin)
State of Wisconsin Digital Collection
Wisconsin Genealogy Index
Wisconsin State Deaths Database

Portage County Public Library
University Archives & Area Research Center
UW-Stevens Point Library History/Genealogy

(Also see Portage County Maps link on left navigation bar.)
County Boundary Maps
Portage County 1915 Standard Atlas & Plat Book

Stevens Point Journal
Index to the Stevens Point Journal 1992 -
Portage County Gazette

Polish Heritage
Poland GenWeb
Poland to Portage County
Polish Heritage in Portage County
Polish Genealogical Society of America
Polish Origins
Polish Roots
(See also the excerpt from Our County Our Story)

Societies - Historical and Genealogical
Heart O' Wisconsin (Wood County) Genealogical Society
Marathon County Genealogical Society
Portage County Historical Society
RootsWeb Societies & Organizations in Wisconsin
Waupaca Area Genealogical Society
Wisconsin Historical Society
Wisconsin State Genealogical Society