Local History Holdings

The Crandon Public Library’s Local History Collection consists of the local history materials and and genealogy resources of the Crandon Public Library, as well as the City of Crandon’s archives. Look-ups from these collections are available.  Please contact us at 715.478.3784 and/or email us at info@crandonpl.org with your request.

The Library’s resources of primary and secondary documents include the following:

Forest Republican Obituary Database

Local History Pamphlet File Database

Local History Books

Microfilmed Newspaper Holdings

Forest County Vital Records

  • Forest County Registration of Births, ca. 1886-1907
  • Forest County Registration of Marriages, 1886-1907
  • Forest County Cemetery Burials and Obituarys, 1974, 1977.  This includes burials from the  Siding No. One Cemetery, Kendell (Ison) family, some burials on the Old Gibson farm, Nashville Town Cemetery, Chippewa Sokaogen Indian Cemetery, Lake View Cemetery.
  • Crandon Lakeside Cemetery Burials

Forest County Naturalization Records, 1886-1955



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