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B Cem. Burlington Cemetery - Burlington Township.  A 90-page list of tombstone information compiled around 1991 by Carol Froode, 3017 Valley Forge Street, Racine, Wisconsin 53404, and presented to the Burlington Historical Society, accession number 5975.  Number after abbreviation, e.g.,  B Cem. 21, shows page of the list on which the entry will be found.  A copy of the list is also available at the Racine Heritage Museum archives.  For an updated list, see B Cem. 1999.
B Cem.II Burlington Cemetery, list 2.  List of tombstone information compiled by Gloria Wall Bicha; available at Racine Heritage Museum.  Names listed both alphabetically and by block & lot number.  B Cem.II 1-2, for example, shows block 1, lot 2.  Only a few entries made in the data base from this list.
B Cem. 1999 Burlington Cemetery 1999.  List of tombstone information copied in 1999 by members and associates of the Burlington Genealogical Society, including Joe Connelly, LouAnn Corrigan, Frank and Marnie Klein, Alice Rosenberger, and Joe and Almira Wanat.  Surnames listed in alphabetical order.  Section letter shown for each stone or family group.  Sections A1 & A2 also have row numbers.  Copy in Burlington Historical Society files and Genealogical Society section of Burlington Public Library.
BG Burlington Gazette.  Newspaper published from May 14, 1859, through Dec. 11, 1860.  The State Historical Society of Wisconsin microfilmed complete set of the Burlington Gazette, donated by the Burlington Historical Society.  The microfilm is available at the Burlington Public Library.
BHSoc Burlington Historical Society files.  Family history envelopes or books in file cabinets at the Burlington Historical Society Museum, 232 N. Perkins Boulevard.  Also, accession numbers (#), where available, for documents in Historical Society collection.
Bliss Genealogy of the Bliss Family in America.   3 volumes, compiled and published in 1982 by Aaron Tyler Bliss, Midland, Michigan.  Printed by Pendell Publishing Co., Midland, Michigan.  Copy at the Racine County Historical Museum, R929.2, B 619g.
BurRdChurch Burlington Road Church - Missions Register of Baptisms, Marriages, and Deaths, 1877-1884.  15-page transcription of Record Book of Burlington Road Church, forerunner of the Burlington Methodist Church.  Transcribed by Beverly McCumber, Archivist, Racine Heritage Museum, Feb. 1999.  Copy in Burlington Historical Society Museum collection.
B150 Burlington, Wisconsin - The First 150+ Years, 1835-1990, Don Reed and Francis Meurer, Burlington Historical Society, 1991.
CBR Commemorative Biographical Record of Prominent and Representative Men of Racine and Kenosha Counties, Wisconsin, J. H. Beers & Co., Chicago, 1906.  Copies in Waterford Public Library, R920.0775 POR; and Burlington Historical Society Museum collection.
Cldwl Cem. Caldwell Cemetery - Waterford Township.  Cemetery list copied by Phyllis Greeley Koelsch, summer 1982.  Includes roster of ownership and block, row, and grave listing.  "B-1.12" = block B, row 1, grave 12; 1Add-1.11 = First Addition, row 1, grave 11.  (A second list of 10 pages, prepared about 1935 & marked DAR, is referred to as Cldwl DAR; generally only differences with the Koelsch list are noted.)   Lists in Genealogical Society section in Burlington Public Library Reference Section and Burlington Historical Society Museum collection.
Crites John and Elizabeth Crites Pioneer Family of Wisconsin, Their Ancestors and Descendants 1753-1977, Dean G. Crites, 1977.  Copy in Burlington Public Library, 929.2 CR1.
DAR Daughters of the American Revolution list of Burlington Cemetery.  List obtained from Wisconsin State Old Cemetery Society by Burlington Genealogical Society.  Records compiled by Erskine-Perry-Sears Chapter, DAR, Racine, Wisconsin.
D Cem. Diener Cemetery - Spring Prairie Township.  List, typed by Al. J. Vande Sand, in Burlington Historical Society collection and in Burlington Genealogical Society files.
Eisenbart History of the Descendants of Mathias and Elizabeth Eisenbart.  Compiled by Dennis Yanny.  Draft revised October 1994.  Copy in possession of Don Christy.
ES Cem. English Settlement / Eagle Creek Cemetery - Rochester Township.  Inscriptions copied by Gloria Wall Bicha, July 1983.  Listing by block & lot, plus new addition by lot - e.g., ES Cem. 12-2 = block 12, lot 2.  Copies in files of Burlington Historical Society, Burlington Genealogical Society, and Racine Heritage Museum archives.
F Burlington Free Press.  Weekly Burlington newspaper published from February 22, 1881, to May 25, 1955.  Available on microfilm at the Burlington Public Library, University of Wisconsin - Parkside library and on interlibrary loan from the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
Frat House "The Frat House" - Seth Fratt, 1957.   12-page booklet on history of the Fratt family.  Copies in Burlington Historical Society collection and in genealogy folder in file cabinet at Burlington Public Library.
G The Grassroots History of Racine County, Racine County Historical Museum Inc., 1978.  Copies in Burlington Public Library, Reference Section, and Burlington Historical Society Museum collection.  Copies also available at other libraries and archives in Racine County.
HG The Heritage Guidebook - Landmarks and Historical Sites in Southeastern Wisconsin, H. Russell Zimmermann, 1976, published by Heritage Banks, Inland Heritage Corp., Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  Copies in Burlington Public Library, Reference Section, and Burlington Historical Society Museum collection.
HiSt Cem. High Street Cemetery - Wheatland Township.  List compiled by Gloria Wall Bicha (712 Illinois Street, Racine, Wis.) in April 1989,   List is 1 pages.  Copy in Burlington Historical Society files and in Burlington Genealogical Society files in Burlington Public Library Reference Section.
HickGr Cem. Hickory Grove Cemetery - Spring Prairie Township.  Alphabetical list compiled by Murle R. & Beatrice Seitz and Gladys West in 1989-90.  Copy in Burlington Historical Society collection.
HnCrk Cem. Honey Creek Cemetery - Rochester Township.  List compiled by Gloria Wall Bicha (712 Illinois Street, Racine, Wis.) in July 1983.  Donated to Burlington Historical Society by John Stevenson, Walworth County Genealogical Society.  Tombstone inscriptions listed by block and lot.  Copy in Burlington Historical Society collection and in Burlington Genealogical Society files.  Historical Society collection includes large cemetery map with names, also donated by Mr. Stevenson.
Hud Cem. Hudson Cemetery - Lyons Township.   List of inscriptions copied in 1937 and supplemented in 1947 appears in "Lyons" book, pages 74-84.  See Lyons entry for availability of "Lyons" book.
Hud Cem. 2002 Hudson Cemetery, Lyons - Alphabetical listing dated 2002 by Wayne Weeks, incorporating earlier readings by Nellie Meadows Bresee and Louise Otto Loomis in 1937 and by Melvin S. Bresee and John S. Loomis in 1947. Copies in Burlington Historical Society collection and in 3-ring binder in Genealogical Society reference section of Burlington Public Library.
JZ list John Zwiebel (Burlington resident).  Computer lists of genealogical information on the Zwiebel family.  Name Sorted List, printed 14 Sep 1995; Place Sorted List, printed 13 Sep 1995.  In Burlington Historical Society files.
K Cem. Karcher Cemetery - Burlington Township.  List, typed by Al. J. Vande Sand, in Burlington Historical Society collection and in Burlington Genealogical Society files
KRPF Prairie Farmer's Reliable Directory of Farmers and Breeders of Kenosha and Racine Counties, Wisconsin.  Chicago, Prairie Farmer Publishing Co., 1919.  Copies in Burlington Historical Society Museum collection and at Racine County Historical Museum Archives, 701 Main Street, Racine, Wisconsin.
L Cem. Loescher Cemetery - Brighton Township (also known as Brighton Cemetery).  List, typed by Al. J. Vande Sand, in Burlington Historical Society collection and in Burlington Genealogical Society files.  The cemetery was closed and the buried remains moved in the mid-1950s when the U. S. Government bought land in the area for the proposed Bong Air Force Base, on which construction was started but never completed.
LGH Lake Geneva Herald.  Weekly Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, newspaper available on State Historical Society microfilm at Lake Geneva Public Library.
LGRN Lake Geneva Regional News.  Weekly Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, newspaper available on State Historical Society microfilm at Lake Geneva Public Library.
LOW rem. Lucius Otis Whitman Reminiscences.  A series of articles in the Free Press between June 27, 1906 and June 19, 1907.
Lyons History of the Town of Lyons.  122-page booklet compiled in 1947 for the Wisconsin Centennial, 1848-1948, by Hazel A. Loomis.  Copies in Wisconsin History file drawer and Burlington Genealogical Society section at Burlington Public Library and in Burlington Historical Society collection.
MCGS Milwaukee County Genealogical Society Reporter.  Quarterly publication of Milwaukee County Genealogical Society, P. O. Box 27326, Milwaukee, WI 53227-0326.  Collection at Burlington Historical Society starts about 1998 with volume 29.  Volume & number used for reference; e.g., MCGS 30-4 is volume 30, number 4 (Nov. 1999).  Some copies also available in Burlington Genealogical Society section at Burlington Public Library.
MH Cem. Mt. Hope Cemetery - Spring Prairie Township.  List, typed by Al. J. Vande Sand, in Burlington Historical Society collection and in Burlington Genealogical Society files.
Nor Cem. Norway Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery - Norway Township.  List compiled by Gloria Wall Bicha, July 1989, in Burlington Genealogical Society files as of 1996.  Folder includes both alphabetical and block / lot list.  Block letters and lot numbers used for reference; e.g., Nor Cem. B-103 = block B, lot 103.
Oakwd Cem. Oakwood Cemetery - Waterford Township.  List compiled by Alice Rosenberger in 2000.   List is alphabetical by surname, and shows location by section and row.
Old Bur Cem. Old Burlington Cemetery.  List, typed by Al. J. Vande Sand, in Burlington Historical Society collection and in Burlington Genealogical Society section of Burlington Public Library.
Old Bur Cem.2 Old Burlington Cemetery list #2.  An alphabetical listing of tomb stone information in collection of Burlington Genealogical Society; copied from records at Racine Heritage Museum Archives. Some information from stones existing in 1983; other information from Burlington Historical Society and DAR records of stones that no longer exist. Also shows "SITE" number for many entries.
Old Village Old Village Cemetery, Waterford.  List of 9 names obtained from Racine Heritage Museum archives, probably compiled by Gloria Wall Bicha.  Also list of 12 names in Milwaukee County Genealogical Society Reporter, vol. 30, no. 1, Feb. 1999, p. 15.  Known as Old Settler Cemetery from 1837 to mid 1880s.  Bicha heading says "This cemetery has obviously been abandoned.  There are very few stones left, and fewer still standing.  The grass is cut.  The Village Clerk knew nothing about any records.  The few remaining stones are widely scattered."
OM Southeastern Wisconsin:  A History of Old Milwaukee County, Vols. 1 - 4, by John G. Gregory, Editor-in-Chief; Chicago:  The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1932.  Copies at Burlington Public Library (977.59 GRE Vol. 1 - 4).
P Waterford Post.  Weekly newspaper, started Nov. 2, 1877.  Available on microfilm at the Waterford Public Library and from the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
PBR Portrait and Biographical Album of Racine and Kenosha Counties, Wisconsin, Chicago:  Lake City Publishing Co., 1892.  Copies at Burlington Public Library (920 P83); and in Burlington Historical Society Museum collection.

PBR Wauk. Portrait and Biographical Record of Waukesha County, Wisconsin, Chicago, Excelsior Publishing Co., 1894. Copy at Mukwonago Public Library reference section.
 
PBW Portrait and Biographical Record of Walworth and Jefferson Counties, Wisconsin, Chicago, Lake City Publishing Co., 1894.  Copy at Lake Geneva Public Library (R 920 P 83).
PlatBk08 Plat Book of Racine and Kenosha Counties, Wisconsin, compiled and published by Hennessey & Co., Delavan, Wis., 1908.  Last portion of book contains 19 pages of photographs.  Copy in Burlington Historical Society Museum collection.  Book also contains township plat maps and directory of leading farmers in the various townships.
PNA Burlington Pictorial News-Advertiser.  Newspaper issued from Oct. 11, 1965, through Feb. 27, 1967.  Available on microfilm at the Burlington Public Library and on interlibrary loan from the State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
R Racine Journal Times,  Newspaper published in Racine, Wisconsin.  Recent issues available at Burlington Public Library and Racine Public Library.  Microfilm of earlier issues available at Racine Public Library Reference Section.
R&RCII Racine, Belle City of the Lakes, and Racine County, Wisconsin, A Record of Settlement, Organization, Progress and Achievement, Volume II, Fanny S. Stone, Supervising Editor, Chicago:  The S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1916.  Copy in Burlington Historical Society Museum collection.
RA Racine Advocate or Weekly Racine Advocate.  Early Racine newspaper -.Issues from September 20, 1843, to November 19, 1844, in Burlington Historical Society files.  Some issues for 1842-1846 and 1860s available on microfilm at Racine Public Library.
R Cem. Rooker Cemetery - Burlington Township List, typed by Al. J. Vande Sand, in Burlington Historical Society collection and in Burlington Genealogical Society files. Cemetery located northwest of Burlington. Take Bieneman Rd. to the end (1 mile). Turn right (east) on Spring Prairie Rd. and cross the bridge over Honey Creek. The cemetery is at the top of the hill on the south side of the road in Section 30 of the Town of Burlington on the what has been known as the Wm. C. Wilson Co. farm.
RC Racine County marriage records.  Researched and compiled by Gloria Wall Bicha (712 Illinois Street, Racine, Wisconsin 53405), Racine County Historical Society Volunteer.  Copy, with cover letter from Ms. Bicha dated April 18, 1983, in Burlington Historical Society Museum collection.  Also on individual cards in files of Racine Heritage Museum archives.
RCHM Racine County Heritage Museum Archives.  Records in Archives of the Racine Heritage Museum, 709 Main Street, Racine, Wisconsin.  (Name changed from Racine County Historical Museum in early 1996.)
RCM Racine County Militant, Eugene Walter Leach, published by the author, Racine, Wis., copyright 1915.  Copies at Burlington Public Library (977.596 L46) and in Burlington Historical Society collection.
RK The History of Racine and Kenosha Counties, Wisconsin, Chicago:  Western Historical Company, 1879.  Copies at Burlington Public Library (Reference Section & 977.51 H62) and in Burlington Historical Society collection.
Roch Cem. Rochester Cemetery - Rochester Township.  List compiled by Gloria Wall Bicha, July 1983, in Burlington Genealogical Society files as of 1995.  Folder includes both alphabetical and lot list.  Lot numbers or letters used for reference; e.g., Roch Cem. 103 = lot 103. 
RW Cem. Rosewood Cemetery, United Presbyterian Congregation - Dover Township.  Tombstone inscriptions copied by Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Belden in 1971.  Copy in Burlington Genealogical Society section of Burlington Public Library.  Reference shows row no. - e.g., RW Cem. r. 3 = row 3.
S Burlington Standard, Standard Democrat, or Standard Press.  Weekly or bi-weekly Burlington newspaper. Began publishing as Burlington Standard in October 1863. In April 1886, name changed to Standard Democrat and, in June 1955, to Standard Press. Available on microfilm at the Burlington Public Library (except for most of 1872 and some other individual issues). May also be available on interlibrary loan from the State Historical Society of Wisconsin through a local library.
S EH Burlington Standard Press, Early History of Burlington - special section dated May 1985
SCA Soldiers' and Citizens' Album of Biographical Record, Chicago, Ill., Grand Army Publishing Co., 1890.  Copyright 1888, by H. O. Brown and M. A. W. Brown.  Book in collection of Burlington Historical Society.  (Also includes history of Civil War and battles of Revolutionary War and War of 1812)
SC Cem. St. Charles Catholic Cemetery - Burlington.  Two lists - The first, dated September 5, 1996, is a Burlington Genealogical Society list compiled and edited by Patricia and William Zusan and researched and indexed by several Society members.  Reference shows block, lot, and row numbers (missing numbers denoted by an "x").  The second list is a 34-page alphabetical list of tombstone information compiled around 1991 by Carol Froode, 3017 Valley Forge Street, Racine, Wisconsin 53404, and presented to the Burlington Historical Society.  For persons not on the 1996 list, reference shows the page number of the 1991 list on which the person is listed.
Scot Cem. Scotch Settlement Cemetery, United Presbyterian Cemetery - Dover Township.  Inscriptions copied by Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Belden in 1971.  Reference shows lot number - e.g., Scot Cem. 6 = lot no. 6.
SFX Cem. St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery - Brighton Township.  Inscriptions copied by Gloria Wall Bicha (712 Illinois Street, Racine, Wis.) in June 1989.  Graves listed by row.  Copy in files of Burlington Genealogical Society.  Updated copy with handwritten notes in files of Burlington Historical Society.  Reference shows row number - e.g., SFX Cem. r. 14 = row no. 14 (row 1 is closest to Hwy. X).
SJEL Cem. St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery - Wheatland Township (Slade's Corners).  Inscriptions were copied by Lois Roepke Stein about 1976 and were printed in the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society newsletter as Kenosha County pages 80, 81, and 82 (pp. 81 & 82 were in the WSGS Newsletter Vol. 39, No. 4, April 1993).  A copy of the Stein list is also kept in the files of the Burlington Genealogical Society.
SM Bap St. Mary's Catholic Church Baptism Record - Microfilm of St. Mary's, Burlington, records through 1920 available through Family History Centers. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society (FHL Films #1862418, items 11 & 12, and #1862504, item 1) collection and at St. Mary's Parish office. Arranged in 3 volumes - I, II, & III. The references are shown as SM Bap I-1 #1 - vol. I, page 1, number 1. For 1846 (pg. 1) through 1859 (pg. 95), the baptisms on each page are numbered starting with 1. For 1860 (pg. 96) through 1873 (pg. 181), and for volume II the baptisms for each year are numbered consecutively. For vol. III the Historical Society's copy numbers the baptisms for each year consecutively; the original and other copies are not so numbered. (Records were handwritten and in Latin and German; interpretations may be wrong.)
 
SM Cem. St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery - Burlington.  Two lists of inscriptions copied by Gloria Wall Bicha (712 Illinois Street, Racine, Wis.) in August 1983 and about 1988.  Lists in Burlington Historical Society collection, Burlington Genealogical Society collection, and Racine Heritage Museum Archives.  August 1983 list includes both alphabetical list and block / lot / row list; 1988 list in Historical and Genealogical Societies' collections is alphabetical only.  References show block letter and lot and row numbers (example:  SM Cem. G-3-6 = block G, lot 3, row 8).  Lists include two blocks of "single" graves designated as Single West (Sgl W) and Single East (Sgl E).
 
SM 1846 census St. Mary's Catholic Church 1846 census - Roster of members of St. Sebastian (now St. Mary's), Burlington, starting in 1846 through about 1848. Available on microfilm through Family History Centers (FHL Film #1862504, item 6). Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection and at St. Mary's Parish office. (Records were handwritten and in Latin and German; interpretation may be wrong.)
 
SM IntRec St. Mary's Catholic Church Interment Record - Microfilm of St. Mary's, Burlington, records through 1920 available through Family History Centers (FHL Film #1862504, items 4 & 5). Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection and at St. Mary's Parish office. References for 1846 to May 1890 show year and entry number (example: SM IntRec 1846 #1) (some entry numbers in Historical Society copy assigned by interpreter). References for May 1890 to 1920 show page number (example: SM IntRec 20 = page 20). Record generally shows dates of death and / or burial, and may show place of birth, age, disease / cause of death, name of priest, and name of cemetery. Place of death, if other than Burlington, may also be noted. (Records were handwritten and in Latin and German; interpretation may be wrong.)
 
SM MrgRec St. Mary's Catholic Church Marriage Record - Microfilm of St. Mary's, Burlington, records through 1920 available through Family History Centers (FHL Film #1862504, items 2 & 3). Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection and at St. Mary's Parish office. References for 1846 to April 22, 1890, show year and the number of the marriage that year (example: SM MrgRec 1848 #3). References for May 1890 through 1920 show page number and consecutive marriage number starting with page 1, number 1 on May 7, 1890, and continuing to page 13, number 349 on June 9, 1920 (example: SM MrgRec 5-112 = page 5, marriage number 112). Records generally show date of marriage; name, religion, marriage number, birthplace, and place of residence of both groom and bride; names of parents, including mother's maiden name, and place of residence; names of two or more witnesses; and name of priest. (Records were handwritten and in Latin and German; interpretation may be wrong.)
 
SMD Bap St. Mary's of Dover Baptism Record - Microfilm of St. Mary's, Dover records through 1920 available through Family History Centers. Church is at 23211 Church Road, Kansasville. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. Baptisms cover 76 pages, with up to 5 baptisms per page. References are to the page on which the baptism is recorded.
SMD Cem. St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery - Dover.  Computer list from John Mutter, through Cecilia Bork, to Burlington Genealogical Society. Computer list, located in Society files as of 1995, shows section, plot, and grave numbers (example: SMD Cem. 8/10/2 = section 8, plot 10, grave 2). (Death dates were not shown in computer list, but were obtained from other sources or by visiting cemetery.) Row numbers added from an alphabetical listing of tombstone information in Burlington Genealogical Society files in Feb. 1997. Church is at 23211 Church Road, Kansasville.
 
SMD CommRec St. Mary's of Dover First Communion Record - Microfilm of St. Mary's, Dover, records through 1920 available through Family History Centers. Church is at 23211 Church Road, Kansasville. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. First Communions for various years from 1903 through 1920.
 
SMD CnfrmRec St. Mary's of Dover Confirmation Record - microfilm of St. Mary's, Dover, records through 1920 available through Family History Centers. Church is at 23211 Church Road, Kansasville. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. Confirmations for various years from 1901 through 1919. Note: Confirmation names, rather than or in addition to baptismal names, are sometimes used in the records.
 
SMD IntRec St. Mary's of Dover Interment Record - Microfilm of St. Mary's, Dover, records through 1920 available through Family History Centers. Church is at 23211 Church Road, Kansasville. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. Interments cover 29 pages, with up to 5 interments per page. Some of the dates are out of order. References are to the page on which the interment is recorded.
 
SMD MrgRec St. Mary's of Dover Marriage Record - Microfilm of St. Mary's, Dover, records through 1920 available through Family History Centers. Church is at 23211 Church Road, Kansasville. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. Marriages cover 19 pages, with up to 4 marriages per page. Some of the dates are out of order. References are to the page on which the marriage is recorded.
SPEL Cem. St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery - Waterford Township.  Inscriptions copied by Gloria Bicha in 1983.  Listed by lot number (and some single graves on north side of driveway). Copies of listing, obtained from Racine Heritage Museum Archives, are in files of Burlington Historical Society and Burlington Genealogical Society.
SPEL Cem.2 St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery - Waterford Township.  Gloria Bicha's 1983 list updated and indexed in 1999 by Alice Rosenberger, Burlington Genealogy Society.  List shows "Row number" and direction - North or South of center driveway.  Copies in files of Burlington Historical Society and Burlington Genealogical Society.
SprUn Cem. Springfield Union Cemetery (also called Evergreen Cemetery) - Lyons Township.  May / June 1997 update of an earlier cemetery list, made about 1976, obtained from Walworth County Genealogical Society Records Room, Aram Public Library, 404 Walworth Ave., Delavan, Wis. - author unknown.  List shows row and tombstone numbers as of the time the cemetery was "read" (example:  SprUn Cem. 6-15 = row 6, tombstone 15).  Row 1 was easternmost row and row 13 the westernmost row at time cemetery was read.  Copies of listing in files of Burlington Historical Society and Burlington Genealogical Society.  Many names are also in "Lyons" book, pages 66-72.
SSIndx Social Security Death Index, "Generations" Family Tree Software, Sierra Home. Information through about 1996. Note: Social Security information is also available from several other sources, including Internet sites.
StAl Cem. St. Alphonsus Catholic Cemetery - Wheatland Township (New Munster).  List prepared by Lois Roepke Bader-Stein in 1973.  For listing and reference, cemetery is divided into three sections:  section 1 - between the church and the cemetery road; section 2 - between the school and the cemetery road; and section 3 - to the east of the cemetery road.  List comprises pages 19 through 35 of a multiple-cemetery list obtained from the Kenosha County Historical Society.  Copies in files of Burlington Historical Society and Burlington Genealogical Society.
StFr LG Cem. St. Francis de Sales Catholic (Lake Geneva) Cemetery - Lyons Township.  List appears in "Lyons" book, pages 84-95.  All names in list not included in Burlington Historical Society information.  See Lyons entry above for availability of the "Lyons" book.
 
StJnParis Bap St. John Catholic Church, Paris, Paris Township, Kenosha County. Microfilm of Church records Dec. 1862 through 1920 available through Family History Centers. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. Baptisms for Dec. 1862 through 1904 from vol. 1, pages 5 through 75 plus additional page. Baptisms for Aug. 14, 1904, through May 8, 1921, from vol. 2, pages 1 through 38. References are to volume (I or II) and page on which the baptism is recorded; some references also include the number of the baptism for a particular year.
StJnParis Cem. St. John Catholic Cemetery - Paris Township.  List appears in Wisconsin State Genealogical Society Newsletter, Sept. 1992 & Jan. 1993 - Kenosha County pages 77, 78, & 79.  Contributed by Lois Roepke Stein.  Copied July 22, 1974.
 
StJnParis Dth St. John Catholic Church, Paris, Paris Township, Kenosha County. Microfilm of Church records 1863 through 1920 available through Family History Centers. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. Deaths for 1866 - March 1904 from vol. 1, pages 209 through 226. Deaths for April 1904 - 1920 from vol. 2, pages 201 through 209. References are to the page on which the marriage is recorded; for volume 2, the page number is preceded by II-.
 
StJnParis Mrg St. John Catholic Church, Paris, Paris Township, Kenosha County. Microfilm of Church records 1863 through 1920 available through Family History Centers. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. Marriages for 1863 - 1904 from vol. 1, pages 141 through 166, with marriages for 1863 on page 166. Marriages for 1905 - 1920 from vol. 2, pages 101 through 108. References are to the page on which the marriage is recorded.
StJos Cem. St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery - Lyons Township.  List of inscriptions appears in "Lyons" book, pages 72-73.  See Lyons entry for availability of "Lyons" book.
StKil Cem.1 St. Kilian Catholic Cemetery - Lyons Township.  List prepared by Junior Troop #164, Dottie Marquardt & Joyce Greves, about 1975.  Copy obtained from Walworth County Genealogical Society.  Copies in files of Burlington Historical Society and Burlington Genealogical Society.  Alphabetical list shows row - north or south of drive - and stone number (e.g., 5S-10 = row 5 south (of drive), stone 10 - Note:  because of additional burials, stone numbers may vary).  Many names are also in "Lyons" book, pages 63-66.
StKil Cem.2 St. Kilian Catholic Cemetery, Lyons Township.  Lists, both row / stone and alphabetical, prepared by Don Vande Sand in mid-April 1997 based on StKil Cem.1 and additional observations.  Copies in files of Burlington Historical Society and Burlington Genealogical Society.  Grave locations based on numbering of rows - north or south of drive - and stones - starting with stone nearest church (e.g., 2S-10 = row 2 south (of drive), stone 10 )  Note:  Numbers differ from StKil Cem.1 primarily because of additional burials.  Current stone numbers may also vary because of additional burials since StKil Cem.2 was prepared.
Stetson Descendants of Robert Cornet Stetson, Vol. 3, pages 145-146.  Copy furnished by Mr. Stetson of Illinois in visit to Burlington Historical Museum, Summer 1995.
Stockwell The Stockwell Family, Adventures into the Past, 1626 - 1982, Second Edition, Revised, Irene Dixon Stockwell, Janesville Printing Co., Janesville, Wis., 1982.  Burlington Public Library, 929.2 St62s2.
STW Cem. St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery - Waterford.  List compiled by Gloria Wall Bicha, August 1983 and updated April 1989, in Burlington Genealogical Society files as of 1995.  If available, block and lot numbers are used for reference; e.g., STW Cem. 6-36 = block 6, lot 36.  Other information obtained from cemetery records shown as "STW Cem. record."
VanAl-3 The Van Alstine - Van Alstyne Family, volume 3, Lester Van Alstine.  Burlington Public Library, 929.2 Van.
W The History of Walworth County, Wisconsin, Chicago:  Western Historical Company, 1882.  Copies at Lake Geneva Public Library (R 977.5 W17) and in Burlington Historical Society collection.  Copies probably available at other libraries in Walworth County and at State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
WC History of Walworth County, Wisconsin, Albert Clayton Beckwith, B. F. Bowen & Company, Indianapolis, Indiana, 1912, Vols. 1 & 2.  Copies at Burlington Public Library, Reference Section, and at Lake Geneva Public Library (R 977.5 B38, vol. 1 & vol. 2).
WCGS Walworth County Genealogical Society.  Files and records maintained at Society's room in Aram Public Library, Delavan, Wisconsin.
WHC Wisconsin Historical Collection.  20 vol. set published by State Historical Society of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.  Vol. 13, published 1895, contains 1836 Territorial Census.  All volumes but vol. 10 at Burlington Public Library, 977.5 W75c; vol. 10 and others in Burlington Historical Society collection.
WhtldPres Cem Wheatland Presbyterian Cemetery - Wheatland Township.  List prepared by Jeffrey Kiekenbush for Burlington Genealogical Society in July 1999.  Copy in Genealogical Society section at Burlington Public Library.  Cemetery is on Geneva Road (old Hwy. 50), west side of New Munster.
WPF Prairie Farmer's Reliable Directory of Farmers and Breeders of Walworth County, Wisconsin, Chicago, Prairie Farmer Publishing Co., 1919.  Reprint, Windmill Publications, Inc., Mt. Vernon, IN, 1995.  Copies at Burlington Public Library (977.58 PRA) and in Burlington Historical Society collection.
WR Whitewater Register. Weekly newspaper published in Whitewater, Wisconsin. Selected issues from 1860 through 1863. Available on microfilm from State Historical Society of Wisconsin; can be ordered at Burlington and other libraries.
 
WSGS Wisconsin State Genealogical Society Monthly Newsletter.  Racine County appendix (Sept. 1988 - Racine County Marriages; Jan. 1989 - Wisconsin Gold Star List; Jan. 1989 - Mortality Schedule, 1850 & 1860 Censuses (the 1850 Mortality Schedules for towns of Burlington, Dover, & Rochester were also shown in the Burlington Genealogical Society's May / Aug 2000 newsletter, p. 15); April 1990 - Mortality Schedule, 1860 Census; June 1991 - incorporation census of Rochester.  Kenosha  County appendix (undated, p. 76 - Union Cemetery, Paddock Lake; Sept. 1992 & Jan. 1993, pp. 77-79 - St. John's Catholic Cemetery, Paris.  Copies in Burlington Genealogical Society section of Burlington Public Library.
WV-alpha  Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion 1861 - 1865 (alphabetical listing of all names) published by the State, Madison, Wis., Democrat Printing Company, 1914.  Copy at Burlington Public Library, Reference Section (973.7 WIS).
WV-I Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion 1861 - 1865 (vol. I, listing of names by unit through 15th Infantry) published by the State, Madison, Wis., Democrat Printing Company, 1886.  Available on Website of State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
WV-II  Wisconsin Volunteers, War of the Rebellion 1861 - 1865 (vol. II, listing of names by unit from 16th Infantry) published by the State, Madison, Wis., Democrat Printing Company, 1886.  Available on Website of State Historical Society of Wisconsin.  Copy of book in Burlington Historical Society collection.
WWI Racine County in the World War, Capt. Walter L. Haight, Racine, Wis., Jan. 1920, published by Walter L. Haight and Frank P. Haight.  Copies at Burlington Public Library (R 977.51 H12) and in Burlington Historical Society collection.  Copies probably available at other libraries and archives in Racine County.
ZR Zion's Reveille.  Mormon newspaper published at Voree.  Name changed to Gospel Herald in Sept. 1847.  Available on microfilm at Burlington Public Library.  Collection of papers in book entitled "Gospel Herald" by Richard Drew, which is at Burlington Public Library (R 289.37 G69).
1860 Census 1860 Census - Microfilm at Burlington Public Library.  Card file at Racine County Historical Museum Archives, 701 Main Street, Racine, Wisconsin.  Note:  Microfilm of other censuses for Racine, Kenosha, and Walworth Counties available at Burlington Public Library.  Indexed paper copy of 1850 Census - xeroxed from microfilm - also available in Burlington Public Library Reference Section.
 
1876 Dir Racine Advocate City and County Residence and Business Directory of Racine, Wisconsin, George R. Milmine, compiler; published by A. C. Sandford, 1876. In Burlington Historical Society collection, and at other libraries and archives in Racine County.
   
1914 Dir Farrell's Directory of Burlington, Rochester and Waterford Wis., 1914, John T. Farrell, publisher, Milwaukee, Wis. In Burlington Historical Society collection, and at other libraries and archives in Racine County.


 

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