Genealogical Research



Research birth records from the 1850's to present, death records from 1872 to present and marriage records from the 1830's to present.


Genealogical research hours are 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM, or 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Monday through Friday.


Researchers must make an appointment.


Only six research slots are available per day and are scheduled as follows:

  • Three people in the morning, and three in the afternoon


For greater accessibility, schedule appointments 2 – 3 weeks in advance.


All researchers must be at least twelve years of age and produce a valid ID.

Minors performing genealogy must be accompanied by an adult.



Customers are charged a verification fee of $7 for each record that is pulled by the Register of Deeds staff for viewing by the customer, as per state statute 69.22 (1) (b).  If the customer wishes to obtain a copy of the record (whether certified or non-certified), the charge for that record will be $20, as per state statute 69.22 (1) (b).

  • Credit and debit cards are not accepted for genealogical requests.  Cash only



Phone: 414-278-4003


Fax:      414-223-1942




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