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Research Tools > Lookup Volunteers

An important part of genealogical research is having resources available for our use.  Since it is not always possible to have these resources at our disposal, we are hopeful that others will share their resources with us.  Below is a few of the resources we have available for lookups, along with brief descriptions, who the volunteer is, and their email address.  Thank you!


PLEASE NOTE:  The following people have volunteered to do lookups.  When contacting these volunteers, please limit your requests to 2 names [ie. 2 people -- include surnames and given names] at a time.  Please DO NOT ask for every entry on a certain surname.  Be sure to thank them for their efforts in helping you, too!  THANK YOU!

BIOGRAPHIES  |  CENSUS  |  CHURCH RECORDS  |  DIRECTORIES  |  LAND  |  SCHOOLS


BIOGRAPHY / HISTORY LOOKUPS

  • "History of the Chippewa Valley, 1875" by Thomas E. Randall, published by Free Press Print, Eau Claire, WI
    • A faithful record of all important events, incidents and circumstances that have transpired in the valley of the Chippewa from its earliest settlement by white people, Indian treaties, organization of the territory and state; also of the counties embracing the valley, senatorial, assembly and congressional districts, etc.  Also a brief biographical sketch of the most prominent persons in the settlement of the valley. (see biographical index)
  • "History of Northern Wisconsin, 1881" Western Historical Co., Chicago, IL
    • Contains an account of its settlement, growth, development and resources, and biographical sketches.  (see biographical index)
  • "Historical and Biographical Album of the Chippewa Valley Wisconsin, 1891-2," edited by George Forrester, published by A. Warner, Chicago, IL
    • Includes a general historical sketch of the Chippewa Valley; ancestral records of leading families; biographies of representative citizens, past and present; and portraits of prominent men.  (see biographical index)
  • "History of Eau Claire County Wisconsin, Past and Present, 1914," edited by Judge William F. Bailey, published by C. F. Cooper & Co., Chicago, IL
    • Includes an account of the cities, towns and villages of the county, along with many historical and biographical items.  (See biographical index)
  • "Sawdust City" by Lois Barland, published by Worzalla Publishing Co., Stevens Point, WI, 1960
    • A history of Eau Claire, Wisconsin from earliest times to 1910
  • "The Rivers Flow On" by Lois Barland, published by Worzalla Publishing Co., Stevens Point, WI, 1965
    • Over 250 pages of history about Eau Claire, Wisconsin from 1910 to 1960
  • "A History of Altoona" by Gerald A. Hagen, printed by Altoona Printing, Inc., Altoona WI
    • Although there are no family histories in this book, it is a great history of the town of Altoona from its beginnings, presented on the centennial of the town, 1887 - 1987
  • "Sights and Sounds of the Valley" by Patricia Henke & Steve Wise, printed by Johnson Printing, Inc., Eau Claire, WI
    • A history of the village of Fall Creek presented on the 75th anniversary of the State Bank of Fall Creek.

CENSUS LOOKUPS


CHURCH RECORD LOOKUPS
  • Grace Lutheran Church 202 W. Grand Ave., Eau Claire, WI
    • Lookups offered between the years of 1910 and 1960.  Membership lists, records lookups.  Please give full name, record type and date range for lookups.
  • St. Matthew Lutheran Church, 1915 Hogeboom Ave., Eau Claire, WI
    • Membership lists, records lookups.  Please give full name, record type and date range for lookups.
  • "A Time to Remember...The Official Acts of Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church Augusta, WI"
    • Baptism, Confirmation, Marriage and Death records held by the church from 1871 through 1996.  Please give full name, record type and date range for lookups
  • "A Time to Remember...The Official Acts of St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Church, Augusta, WI"
    • Baptism, Confirmation, Marriage and Death records held by the church from 1871 through 1996.  Please give full name, record type and date range for lookups.

DIRECTORY LOOKUPS

  • 1917 Telephone Book for Eau Claire WI
    • A partial listing of the people of the Eau Claire area who had telephones
  • Eau Claire City Directory, 1920
    • This directory contains names of streets within the city complete with house numbers and who resided there.  Great for learning who your ancestors' neighbors were.
  • Eau Claire City Directory, 1931
  • Eau Claire County Directory, 1961, publisher -  Johnson Publishing Co., Manitowoc WI
    • Information about people of Eau Claire Co. in 1961 - contains mostly rural listings.

LAND RECORD LOOKUPS

  • 1976 Eau Claire County Land Atlas and Plat Book.  Published by the Rockford Map Publishers, Inc.

SCHOOL RECORD LOOKUPS

  • Eau Claire High School Year Book (Kodak) Lookups
    • The following volunteers have offered to do these lookups:
      • Contact Bob Tobin for name and photo lookups of students in the 1937 yearbook of the Eau Claire High School.  Bob will also lookup names in the 1938 Eau Claire High School Commencement Program.
      • Contact Lisa Slade for name and photo lookups of students in the 1926 yearbook of the Eau Claire High School.
      • Contact Anita Reid for lookups of students in the 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1935, 1936 and 1939 yearbooks of the Eau Claire High School.
      • Contact wigenwebcc for name and photo lookups of students in the Xmas 1907, June 1910, Xmas 1911, January 1914, January 1915, January 1916, June 1916, January 1917 (class of 1916), June 1917, June 1918, February 1919, June 1919, January 1920 and 1934 yearbooks of the Eau Claire High School.
  • Regis  High School Year Book Lookups
    • Contact Roxanne Munns for name and photo lookups of students in the 1964, 1965, 1966 and 1967 yearbooks from Regis High School in Eau Claire.
  • Rural Normal School, Eau Claire County, 1922 - 1923
    • Includes the Graduate Register through 1922 which tells name of graduate, year of  graduation, occupation and home address.
When contacting the above volunteers, please give the full name of the student and state the volume of yearbook you wish to have checked.  Thank you!
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