Library

Library

The library is located at Heritage Hall, 504 South Fourth Street in Watertown, Wisconsin.

Our facilities are located on the lower level of the building and entry is by means of the north side entrance.

 

Library Telephone Number:  920-262-2362

 

Use of library is free with membership.   Non-members are charged a $2.00 fee per visit.

 


 

Online Card Catalog

 

Library Holdings [selected]

 

Church records we have

 

Newspapers on microfilm:

1)   Watertown Weltburger (German)–complete
2)   Watertown Republican–complete
3)   Watertown Democrat–complete
4)   Watertown Gazette–complete
5)   Watertown Chronicle–complete (indexed)
6)   Beaver Dam Argus–1860-1900 (plus an index up to 1955)
7)   Waterloo Journal–partial (additional copies on order)
8)   Index to Watertown Daily Times–1924-1945

 

Dodge County Plat Maps

1859

1873 (in box in Annex)

1878 (map rolled up above Church Records books)

1890

1910 (big book)

1950

1957

1958

1959

1961

1963

1966

1969 (Atlas/Plat Maps)

1971

1972

1974

1989

1998

2001

2009

 

Jefferson County Plat Maps

1848 (Landowners printed 100 years later in the Jefferson County Union in 1948)

1862

1872 (book also rolled up above the Church Records books)

1887

1899

1911

1941

1950

1955

1959?

1959

1960

1963

1966

1968

1971

1972

1973

1975

1976

1978

1980

1982

1988

1988j

1990

2010

 

1866 City Directory

1872 City Directory, Plus others

1879 History of Jefferson Co. and Index

Area Church and cemetery records

Beaver Dam “Argus” Index 1862-1956 and microfilm of newspaper

CD-rom collection of genealogical resources

Census records, European research aids, as well as some from areas outside of Wisconsin

City and Prairie Farmer Directories, family histories and county histories

Civil War Volunteers listings for WI

Clippings:  Obituaries and marriages from area newspapers

Family Histories held by society

High School and Middle School Yearbooks

International Genealogical Index (I.G.I.) on microfiche

Jefferson County Circuit Court Records 1842-1940 

Jefferson County Land Records

Oak Hill Cemetery interment forms [Watertown]

Newsletters, subscriptions and exchange, from Wisconsin and other states

Passenger lists, including: Germans to America, Bremen to New York, Wuerttemberg, etc.

Pedigree chart collection

PERSI

Records from Jefferson County Abstract Office

Surname card index is maintained

Watertown “Weltberger” German newspaper, bound copies; vital records indexed

Wisconsin pre-1907 Index of Vital Records on microfiche