Genealogy @Alice Baker Library
Alice Baker Library owns a number of how-to-do-it books on genealogy. Our main historical reference volumes are:
The History of Dodge County, Wisconsin. Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1880.
The History of Jefferson County, Wisconsin. Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1879.
The History of Lafayette County, Wisconsin. Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1881.
The History of Walworth County, Wisconsin. Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1882.
The History of Waukesha County, Wisconsin. Chicago: Western Historical Company, 1880.
Haight, Theron W, Ed. Memoirs of Waukesha County. Madison, Wis.: Western Historical Association, 1907.
Peck, George W, Ed. Cyclopedia of Wisconsin, Vol. 1. Madison, Wis.: Western Historical Association, 1906.
These books may be used in the library. Staff is happy to make copies of pages. We also have a file containing source material on area history and a file of selected area obituaries.
Ancestry is accessible only within the library.
HeritageQuest is accessible from any PC with a valid card from any Waukesha Federated Library System library. For access outside the library, click here.
Eagle Historical Society
217 Main Street
Eagle, WI 53119
Hours: Wednesday—4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday—9:00 a.m. to noon or by appointment.
The Eagle Historical Society owns a great deal of materials of interest
Eagle Quill—1898 to 1950. Staff will do lookups.
Local business history.
Photos of Eagle places and people.
Local obituaries (digitizing is in process)
Waukesha Freeman obit index 1859-1920.
Prairie Farmers Home Directory, 1928.
Directory of Waukesha County.
Waukesha County Portrait and Biographical
Plat maps and books—Waukesha and surrounding counties.
Village and Town government records.
Eagle news columns from Mukwonago Chief.
Extensive historic files on Eagle families.
Selected family genealogies,
Local weddings and military service information.
Other area resources for genealogists:
East Troy Area Historical Society
P.O. Box 722
2106 Church Street
East Troy WI 53120
Mukwonago Historical Society
103 Main Street
PO Box 392
Mukwonago WI, 53149
Mukwonago Public Library
300 Washington Avenue
Mukwonago WI 53149
Palmyra Historical Society
112 N. 3rd Street
Palmyra WI 53156
Open Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Walworth County Historical Society
9 E Rockwell
Elkhorn WI 53121
Waukesha County Historical Society & Museum
101 West Main Street
Waukesha WI 53186
Waukesha County Register of Deeds
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday
515 West Moreland Boulevard
Waukesha WI 53188-2428
Wisconsin Historical Society
816 State Street
Madison WI 53706
Waukesha Public Library
321 Wisconsin Avenue
Waukesha WI 53186
Area Cemetery Contact Information:
Melendy’s Prairie Cemetery
North Prairie Cemetery
Oak Grove Cemetery
near Old World Wisconsin, Hwy. 67
Oak Ridge Cemetery
St. Theresa Cemetery
Area church contact information:
Eagle United Methodist Church
305 East Main Street
Eagle WI 53119
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