Rock County, Wisconsin

How-To Essays (and other informative ramblings)

Essay #1 -- The County
 
Describes the basic geography of the county, and the difference between towns and townships in Wisconsin.
 

Essay #2 -- Cities and Villages

An alphabetically list of Rock County's cities and villages. Notes name changes, nicknames, extinct locales, etc., found at the WIGenWeb-Rock County site

 

Essay #3 -- Cemeteries

    A basic overview on how to get information about your ancestors burial.
 

Essay #4 -- Obituaries

    Where to find them, how to read them.
 

Essay #5 -- So, you think you've looked everywhere

 

Essay #6 -- The fine art of posting a query

 

Essay #7 -- Why Did They Come?

A brief essay on why your ancestors may have left their homeland and settled in Wisconsin (by William E. Enters).

 

Essay #8 -- Your Family Website

 

Essay #9 -- Getting the Most for Your Money

Dealing with commercial businesses, professional researchers and subscription websites.

 

Essay #10 -- Tombstone Symbolism

 

Essay #11 -- Average Life Expectancy Explained

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