History: WI Counties Origins
Contact: Kenneth Wood
Email: woodi1999@yahoo.com

I did some checking on origins of counties in the area and this is what I came up with. Remember that records before the date of creation are (may be) at the courthouse of the parent county.

Clark created 6 July 1853 from Jackson Jackson 11 Feb 1853 from LaCrosse LaCrosse 1 March 1851 from Crawford Crawford 26 Oct 1818 from Michigan Territory

Wood 7 March 1856 from Portage Portage 7 Dec 1836 from Brown and Crawford Brown 26 Oct 1818 Michigan Terr

Marathon 9 February 1850 from Portage

Taylor 9 March 1875 from Chippewa, Clark and Lincoln Chippewa 3 Feb 1845 from Crawford Lincoln 4 March 1874 from Marathon



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