Genealogy

Local Resources:

Printed Materials – the library has these resources available to the public.
Name index to three New Holstein history books and  to donated family histories.

New Holstein and Calumet County History books are located in the Wisconsin Section
New Holstein High School yearbooks – The Argonaut, 1946 to present actual books and a dvd of the Argonauts from 1946-1970
New Holstein Reporter – Bound newspapers from 1975 – 2013 and an obituary Index – hand-written file cards with information from New Holstein Reporter obituaries from c.1908 to c. 2000. Ask at the desk.

Obituary card images available on line at New Holstein Public Library Records, 1900-2001 - https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1391206

Plat books – 1893 Calumet County, and some later dates, 1874 Calumet County map, framed.
New Holstein City Cemetery Listing, includes plot map.
Microfilm Materials – New Holstein Reporter from 1906 – 1987 (The microfilm reader at the library is NOT equipped with a printer.   Microfilm reels may be checked out and taken to the Chilton Public Library or another location where a microfilm printer is available.
*Census Information – Calumet County census for 1840 to 1880 and 1930. Also the Wisconsin census from 1905 only.
*Obituary Index – Computer database of obituaries from the Tri-County News (Formerly New Holstein Reporter) from 1975 – 2006
Other: *1880 United States Census on multiple CD-ROMs
*HeritageQuest – 1910 and 1920 on CD-ROM (non-indexed copies of original census page)

*Subscription to a single-user of Ancestry.com. Access at the library only. Ask at the desk for information.

Pamphlet File
The New Holstein Public Library actively collects local history.  Information about local organizations, churches and businesses is available.
Sanborn Fire maps – Four sets, Village/City of New Holstein.

Online Resources:

US Genweb project – keeping Internet genealogy free

Resources for Genealogist and Family Historians

RootsWeb.com

Family Treemaker

Family Search  (Latter-day Saints)

Ellis Island -passenger records

Cyndi’s list of genealogy sites