References and Sources

Ager book "Colonel Heg and His Boys," Waldemar Ager; 2000: The Norwegian-American Historical Association, Northfield, Minnesota. List of officers and men, pages 215-255. (Burlington Public Library, 973.74 AGE).
   
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.
   
B Cem.FdAGr Burlington Cemetery, Find A Grave - Cemetery list on Find A Grave website: https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=87649. Website has photos of many of the gravestones.
   
Bap Cert-SC Baptism Certificate - St. Charles - Certificate of Baptism sent to St. Charles Catholic Parish by parish in which a person was baptized at the time that person was asking to be married at St. Charles. A number of such certificates (or, in some cases, handwritten notes) were scanned by the Burlington Historical Society and returned to St. Charles Catholic Parish.
   
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. Selm-Bork - Correspondence between Udo Kaiser of Selm-Bork, Germany, and Elaine Koldeway Zarnstorff, including Kaiser's lists of emigrants to America. Copy in Burlington Historical Society files and in Genealogical Society section of Burlington Public Library. Historical Society copy of “Selm-Bork” divided into sections A through E
   
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.
   
Bob Heck Gen. Bob Heck Genealogy - website http://my.execpc.com/~bheck/hfeld97.html created by Robert John Heck.
   
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.
   
BurSchls 1898    Burlington Schools 1898, Report of the Board of Education of the Burlington Union School District, 1898. Thin, hardcover book 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. Book is also on internet at https://archive.org/details/commemorativebiogr00jhbe.
   
CH  Catholic Herald of Wisconsin - Newspaper of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee; available on microfilm from Marquette University, through reference desk at local library.
   
CHC     Catholic Herald Citizen - Newspaper of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and of the Archdiocese of Madison.
   
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.
   
Cldwl Cem.FdAGr Caldwell Cemetery, Find a Grave - Cemetery list on Find A Grave website - http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2201020. Cemetery is on County Trunk O, one-half mile south of Hwy. 24, section 5, Town of Waterford. Website has photos of many of the gravestones. 
                       
ColBDPG The Columbian Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of the Representative Men of the United States, Wisconsin Volume, issued under the direction of D. I. Nelke, Chicago:  The Lewis Publishing Company, 1895. Available on the internet at https://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/010978658. Lake Geneva Public Library reference section.
   
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.
   
CrsLuth Cross Lutheran - Church records microfilmed January 9, 1983, by the Genealogical Society, Salt Lake City, Utah, at Kenosha County, Wyllie Library, U.W. Parkside. Microfilms available through Family History Centers. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. References show page number on which information is recorded.
   
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.
   
Drew  See ZR
   
EI Elkhorn Independent - Newspaper published at Elkhorn, which was called the Walworth County Independent for a time. Available on State Historical Society of Wisconsin microfilm at Matheson Library, Elkhorn, and through reference desk at local libraries.
   
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.
   
ES Cem.FdAGr English Settlement Cemetery - Find A Grave - Cemetery list on Find A Grave website:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2133873&CScn=eng...
   
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.
   
FdAGr Find A Grave website:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gs
   
FamMap Family Maps of Racine County, Wisconsin, Gregory A. Boyd, J. D., Arphax Publishing Co., copyright 2006. Land patent information for all townships in Racine County; earliest purchases were in 1840. Reference (e.g., FamMap 48, 55 - Waterford, sec. 24) shows index page (48) and patent map page (55) on which patentee’s name appears, and township and section in which the patented parcel is located. Copy in Genealogy section at Burlington Public Library.
   
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.
   
FWBap Cem.77 Free-Will Baptist Cemetery 1977 - Alphabetical list created in 1977 by Lois Stein. The cemetery is located in section 4, town of Wheatland, one-half mile west of County O on the south side of Geneva Road (old Highway 50). It is about 100 feet south of the highway, sits back on a rise above the road, and is shaded by old oak trees. It was well kept and mowed when visited in September 2011. The outline of the foundation of the former church building was visible in September 2011. Some tombstone photos at: http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/cemetery/kenosha-wheatlandtwp-freewillbap...
   
FWBap Cem.FdAGr Free Will Baptist Cemetery - Find A Grave - List of persons buried in cemetery is on the internet at -  https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2403340. Cemetery is located in section 4, town of Wheatland, one-half mile west of County O on the south side of Geneva Road (old Highway 50). It is about 100 feet south of the highway, sits back on a rise above the road, and is shaded by old oak trees.
   
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.
   
GH Gospel Herald  - see ZR.
   
GHRC The Grassroots History of Racine County - see "G" for description.
   
GoldStar Wisconsin’s Gold Star List, Soldiers, Sailors, Marines, and Nurses from the Badger State Who Died in the Federal Service During the World War, prepared by John G. Gregory, Department of War History, State Historical Society of Wisconsin; published by the Society, Madison, 1925. Copy in Burlington Public Library, Reference section.
   
GStl Cem.FdAGr German Settlement Cemetery - Find A Grave:  Cemetery list on Find A Grave website:  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSsr=1&GScid=1992863&C...
       Cemetery is in Walworth County on County Trunk D between Bell School Road and Hwy. 120.
   
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 1½ pages.  Copy in Burlington Historical Society files and in Burlington Genealogical Society files in Burlington Public Library Reference Section.
   
HiSt Cem.FdAGr High Street Cemetery, Wheatland Township - Find A Grave website - http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSsr=1&GScid=88125&
   
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.
   
HickGr Cem.FdAGr Hickory Grove Cemetery - Find A Grave - List on Find A Grave website -
    http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=88123&CScn=hickory...
   
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.
   
HnCrk Cem. FdAGr Honey Creek Cemetery - Find A Grave - List on Find A Grave website  http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=1277341.
   
HnCrk Mem Cem. Honey Creek Memorial Cemetery - located behind the Community Baptist Church in Honey Creek. The western border of the cemetery is part of the Racine-Walworth county line.
   
HnCrk Mem Cem.FdAGr Honey Creek Memorial Cemetery - located behind the Community Baptist Church in Honey Creek. List on Find A Grave website  https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2350874 
   
HQ HeritageQuest website; site subscribed to by Burlington Public Library; accessible by Lakeshore Library System library card number; census records, books, and other source material available on the site. In March 2015 HeritageQuest provided a new interface with Ancestry.com.
   
HsTerWis History of the Territory of Wisconsin from 1836 to 1848, compiled by Moses M. Strong, A.M., Madison, Wis., Democrat Printing Co., State Printers, 1885. Copy at Burlington Public Library, 977.
   
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.
   
HudCem.FdAGr Hudson Cemetery - Find A Grave - Internet address:  https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=88211
   
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 - Typed 1929 list in Burlington Historical Society collection, accession no. 2523. 1961 list, typed by Al. J. Vande Sand, in Historical Society collection and in Burlington Genealogical Society files. Cemetery located south of Burlington, Hwy. 83, to Schaal Rd. (4 mi.). Southwest on Schaal Rd. (0.8 mi.) to 8550 Schaal Rd (residence and land owned by Roger Callenwaert in 1981), which is in Section 21, Town of Burlington. The cemetery is on a hill on the back part of the property.
   
K&KC The City of Kenosha and Kenosha County, a record of settlement, organization, progress and achievement, by Francis H. Lyman, Chicago, The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co., 1916, 2 volumes. Available on the internet at Hathi Digital Library - http://catalog.hathitrust.org/Record/010978912; and volume 2 at Google books -  http://books.google.com/books/about/The_City_of_Kenosha_and_Kenosha_Coun.... Copies probably available also in Kenosha libraries and at Parkside Research Center.
   
KN Kenosha News - daily newspaper published in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
   
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 (also known as Brighton Cemetery) - 1929 list in Burlington Historical Society collection, accession no. 2523. 1961 list, typed by Al. J. Vande Sand, in Burlington Historical Society and in Burlington Genealogical Society files. The cemetery, in which there were 8 known graves, was at the corner of county trunk LM and an unnamed Brighton township road. The cemetery was closed and the buried remains moved in 1958 when the U. S. Government bought land in the area for the proposed Bong Air Force Base, on which construction started but was 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.
   
Lyons Cem. Lyons Cemetery (also known as Old Quaker Cemetery), section 10, west side of Mill Street, south of Lyons, Wisconsin. Listing on pages 59-63 of 1947 "History of the Town of Lyons" and supplemented in 2002 by Wayne Weeks. Copies in Burlington Genealogical Society section at Burlington Public Library and in Burlington Historical Society collection.
   
Lyons Cem.FdAGr Lyons Quaker Cemetery, Find A Grave - Cemetery list on Find A Grave internet site - http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&GSsr=81&GScid=88384&GRi.... List of burials, many with photos of gravestones. Also known as Old Quaker Cemetery
   
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 - Typed 1929 list, along with handwritten May 11, 1930, list,  in Burlington Historical Society collection, accession no. 2523. 1961 list, typed by Al. J. Vande Sand, in Historical Society collection and in Burlington Genealogical Society files. Cemetery located northwest of Burlington. Take Bieneman Rd. to the end (1 mi.). Turn left (west) on Spring Prairie Rd. to Cty. Hwy. DD (1.5 mi.). Continue west on Spring Prairie Rd. another 0.5 mi. Cemetery is to the right (north) about 0.1 mi. in a grove of trees on a farm in section 23 in the Town of Spring Prairie, Walworth County. The farm was owned by Joseph A. Forge in 1929, by David N. Stowell in 1981, and Bob Stowell in 2006. 1882 Walworth County history, p. 904, referred to this cemetery as the Billings Cemetery on Spring Prairie. Free Press, July 11, 1929, referred to this cemetery as the Mount Hope, or Bell, cemetery.
   
Milw Cour Milwaukee Courier - early Milwaukee newspaper available on microfilm at Wisconsin State Historical Society, Madison, or through library reference desks.
   
Mrg Rec-SC Marriage Records - Saint Charles - Scanned copies of loose documents (licenses, certificates, dispensations of banns, letters, or other forms) relating to marriages or authorizations to marry from files of St. Charles Catholic Church. Originals returned to St. Charles after scanning.
   
MSJ Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - newspaper
   
Mugwump The Mugwump, newspaper published Thursday mornings at Slades Corners by Paul J. Sauer. A few issues (or copies of issues) in files of Burlington Historical Society. A larger collection of issues, compiled by Linda Valentine, is available on the Burlington Historical Society website - http://www.burlingtonhistory.org/MugWump/sos%20222%204%20ocr_sos%20254%2...
   
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.
   
RJ Racine Journal - Newspaper published in Racine; also known as Racine Daily Journal. Microfilm for various years available through reference desk at Burlington Public Library or at Racine Public Library and at University of Wisconsin-Parkside library.
   
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. Entire book is available on the internet at https://archive.org/details/historyracinean00cogoog.  Racine County biographies are at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/biopage.htm. Kenosha County biographies are at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wikenosh/bios.htm.
   
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.
   
Roch Cem.FdAGr Rochester Cemetery, Find A Grave - Cemetery list from Find A Grave internet site - http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=88833&CScn=rochest...  Website has photos of many of the gravestones. 
   
RTC Racine Times-Call - Newspaper published in Racine, Wisconsin. Available on microfilm.
   
RW Cem. Rosewood Cemetery, United Presbyterian Congregation, Dover Township. Cemetery located on Highway 11, 2.8 miles west of Highway 75 on north side of road. Tombstone inscriptions copied by Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Belden in 1971. Copy of listing in possession of Burlington Genealogical Society as of 1995. Reference shows row no. - e.g., RW Cem. r. 3 = row 3.
   
RW Cem.FdAGr Rosewood Cemetery - Find A Grave - List on Find a Grave website - http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2308726&CScn=rosew.... United Presbyterian Congregation, Dover Township. Cemetery located on Highway 11, 2.8 miles west of Highway 75 on north side of road. 
   
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). Paper copies of most issues from October 1863 through 1966 stored at Burlington Historical Museum, although many issues are damaged, fragile, or deteriorating. Microfilms may also be available on interlibrary loan from the State Historical Society of Wisconsin through a local library.
   
SA See Sthpt Amer or Southport American - Early newspaper of Southport, later called Kenosha.
   
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.)  Parts of the Album are reproduced on the internet site http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wiracin2/racinesoldier1.htm.
   
SC Bap St. Charles Baptism Record - microfilm of St. Charles, Burlington, records from 1910 through 1920 available at or through Family History Centers. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. References show page number and line on which the baptism is recorded - e.g., SC Bap 1-12 = page 1, line 12.
   
SC Burial Cert St. Charles Burial Certificate - Burial — Transit Permit filed with the Wisconsin State Board of Health and Bureau of Vital Statistics (and similar agencies in other states) authorizing the disposal of a body by a cemetery sexton (or funeral director where there is no sexton). Some permits showing burials in St. Charles Cemetery (mainly from the 1950s) were scanned by the Burlington Historical Society and returned to St. Charles Catholic Parish. Permits generally, but not always, show date of death; color, sex, and age of decedent; method of disposal; cemetery or crematory name; funeral director’s name and address; registrar’s name and address; date and place of burial; and sexton’s name.
   
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. Cemetery is on north side of Highway 36 just west of Burlington. 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.
   
SC Cem.FdAGr St. Charles Catholic Cemetery, Burlington - Find A Grave - Cemetery listing found on Find A Grave website - https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=88917
   
SC Cnfrm St. Charles Confirmation Record - microfilm of St. Charles, Burlington, records from 1911 through 1920 available through Family History Centers. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. References show page number on which confirmation is recorded.
   
SC Dth St. Charles Deaths Record - microfilm of St. Charles, Burlington, records from 1911 through 1920 available through Family History Centers. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. References show page number and line on which the death is recorded - e.g., SC Dth 1-8 = page 1, line 8.
   
SC Mrg St. Charles Marriage Record - microfilm of St. Charles, Burlington, records from 1911 through 1920 available through Family History Centers. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. References show page number and line on which the marriage is recorded - e.g., SC Mrg 1-10 = page 1, line 10.
   
Scot Cem. Scotch Settlement Cemetery, United Presbyterian Cemetery, Dover Township - Inscriptions copied by Mr. & Mrs. Stanley Belden in 1971. Cemetery located on Raynor Road (old Mutter Road), 1/10 mile north of Hwy. A (Plank Road) on west side of road 1 mile west of Highway 45. Reference shows lot number - e.g., Scot Cem. 6 = lot no. 6.
   
Scot Cem.FdAGr Scotch Settlement Cemetery, United Presbyterian Cemetery, Dover Township - Find A Grave - Cemetery listing found on Find A Grave website- http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSsr=1&GScid=2257791&C...
   
SFX Bap St. Francis Xavier Baptism Record - microfilm of St. Francis Xavier (and its predecessor St. Patrick's), Brighton, records from 1848 through 1920 available through Family History Centers. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. Baptisms are in 4 volumes - I: 1848-1859, II: 1872-1897, III: 1897-1910, and IV: 1910-1920. Original records in volumes I and II, some of which could not be deciphered, do not have page numbers, but page numbers have been added to the Historical Society copy. Pages in volume III (pp. 1 - 26) and volume IV (pp. 1 - 22) were numbered. In volume IV, baptisms were numbered consecutively over multiple years. For volumes I, II, and III, references are to volume, page, and year, and, if given, number of baptism for the year (e.g., SFX Bap I-1 1848 #1). For volume IV, references are to volume, page, and the number assigned (e. g., SFX Bap IV-2 #10).
   
SFX Cem. St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery, Brighton - Inscriptions copied by Gloria Wall Bicha (712 Illinois Street, Racine, Wis.) in June 1989. Graves listed by row. Cemetery is on west side of Co. Hwy. X 0.8 miles south of Highway 142 or 2½ miles west of Highway 45. 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).
   
SFX Cem.FdAGr St. Francis Xavier Catholic Cemetery, Brighton, Find A Grave - Cemetery list on Find A Grave internet site - http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1101465&CScn=st+fr...
   
SFX Cmn St. Francis Xavier First Communion Record - microfilm of St. Francis Xavier (and its predecessor St. Patrick's), Brighton, records from 1848 through 1920 available through Family History Centers. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. First Communions are in 3 volumes - II: 1866-1890, III: 1903, and IV: 1910-1920. References are to volume, page, year, and, if assigned, a number (e.g., SFX Cmn IV-101 1911 #1).
   
SFX Cnfrm St. Francis Xavier Confirmation Record - microfilm of St. Francis Xavier (and its predecessor St. Patrick's), Brighton, records from 1848 through 1920 available through Family History Centers. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. Confirmations are in 3 volumes - II: 1866-1890, III: 1897-1908, and IV: 1911-1920. References are to volume, page, year, and, if assigned, a number (e.g., SFX Cnfrm IV-124 1919 #1).
   
SFX Dth St. Francis Xavier Death / Burial Record - microfilm of St. Francis Xavier (and its predecessor St. Patrick's), Brighton, records from 1848 through 1920 available through Family History Centers. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. Deaths / burials are in 4 volumes - I: 1848-1862, II: 1863-1897, III: 1897-1910, and IV: 1910-1920. Original records in volumes I and II, some of which could not be deciphered, do not have page numbers, but page numbers have been added to the Historical Society copy. Pages in volume III (pp. 75 - ) and volume IV (pp.  ) were numbered. References are to volume, page, and year, and, if given, number of death / burial for the year (e.g., SFX Dth I-1 1848 #1).
   
SFX Mrg St. Francis Xavier Marriage Record - microfilm of St. Francis Xavier (and its predecessor St. Patrick's), Brighton, records from 1848 through 1920 available through Family History Centers. Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. Marriages are in 4 volumes - I: 1849-1861, II: 1862-1897, III: 1897-1909, and IV: 1910-1920. Original records in volumes I and II, some of which could not be deciphered, do not have page numbers, but page numbers have been added to the Historical Society copy. Pages in volume III (pp. 50-58) and volume IV (pp. 51-56) were numbered. References are to volume, page, and year, and, if given, number of marriage for the year (e.g., SFX Mrg I-1 1848 #1) or, for vol. IV, cumulatively.
   
SJEL Cem. St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, 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.
   
SJEL Cem. 2008 St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Slade's Corners - 21-page list compiled by Diana Bird for 150th anniversary of the church in October 2008. Copy donated by Lois Stohr Richards. List, with names in alphabetical order, shows section, row, and stone numbers and gravestone information. List in Historical Society files and in Genealogical Society section of Burlington Public Library. Tombstone photographs can be found on the internet at http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/cemetery/kenosha-wheatlandtwp-stjohns.html
   
SJEL Cem.FdAGr St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery, Find A Grave, Slade’s Corners - Cemetery list on Find A Grave internet site - https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2340410.
   
SlMd Cem.FdAGr Salem Mound Cemetery - Find A Grave - List on findagrave.com of burials at Salem Mound Cemetery on southeast corner of Highway 50/83 and County Trunk B (288th Street), Kenosha County. Internet list found at https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=89229
   
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; some interpretations may be wrong.)
   
SM Bap St. Mary's Catholic Church Baptism Record - microfilm of St. Mary's, Burlington, records through 1920 available through Family History Centers (FHL Films #1862418, items 11 & 12; and #1862504, item 1). Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society 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; some 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 Cem.FdAGr St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Burlington, Find A Grave - List on findagrave.com of burials in St. Mary’s Cemetery, which Find A Grave calls Gods Acre Cemetery. For many persons listed, gravestone photos are also shown. Website address is https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=89066
   
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; some interpretations 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; some interpretations may be wrong.)
   
SMD Bap St. Mary's of Dover Baptism Record - microfilm of St. Mary's, Dover, records from 1872 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 Cem. FdAGr St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, Dover, Find A Grave website - Obtained from Find A Grave website - https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2200016
   
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 from 1886  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 and not all burials are recorded. 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 from 1872 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, corner of Loomis Road (Old Highway 36) and Kramer Road. 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. 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.
   
SPEL Cem.FdAGr St. Peter's Evangelical Lutheran Cemetery - Find A Grave, Waterford. Internet list from Find A Grave website - https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=89183
   
SprUn Cem. Springfield Union Cemetery (also called Evergreen Cemetery), Lyons Township, section 6, Hwy. 120 (formerly Hwy. G) & Hospital Road - 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.
   
SprUn Cem.FdAGr Springfield Union Cemetery (also called Evergreen Cemetery), Lyons Township, section 6, Hwy. 120 (formerly Hwy. G) & Hospital Road. Internet list from Find A Grave website - https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=89410
   
SSIndx Social Security Death Index - Social Security information is available from several sources, including Internet sites. The best up-to-date (and free) site as of January 2017 was http://www.genealogybank.com/gbnk/ssdi/?kbid=9064&m=9. Other sites are listed on http://www.genesearch.com/socialsecurity.html. Some of the information in this database also came from “Generations" Family Tree Software, Sierra Home (no longer in business), which had information through about 1996.
   
ST See Sthprt Tel - Southport Telegraph
   
StAl Bap St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, New Munster, Baptisms - Church in Wheatland Township, Kenosha County. Microfilm of Church records 1852 through 1920 available through Family History Centers (FHL #1871123, items 6-8). Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. Baptisms for 1852 through 1895 from vol. 1; 1896 through 1920 from vol. 2. References are to volume (I or II), year, and page on which the baptism is recorded; some references also include the number of the baptism for a particular year.
   
StAl Cem. St. Alphonsus Catholic Cemetery, 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.
   
StAl Cem. FdAGr St. Alphonsus Catholic Cemetery, New Munster, Find A Grave - Internet list from Find A Grave website- https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2181349. Website has photos of many of the gravestones. 
   
StAl Dth St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, New Munster, Deaths - Church in Wheatland Township, Kenosha County. Microfilm of Church records 1852 through 1920 available through Family History Centers (FHL #1871123, items 6-8). Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. Deaths for 1852 through 1895 from vol. 1, pages 87 through 130; 1896 through 1920 from vol. 3, pages 151 through 175. References are to volume (I or III) , year of death, and page; some references also include the number of the death for the year.
   
StAl Mrg St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, New Munster, Marriages - Church in Wheatland Township, Kenosha County. Microfilm of Church records 1852 through 1920 available through Family History Centers (FHL #1871123, items 6-8). Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. Marriages for 1852 through 1895 from vol. 1, pages 87 through 130; 1896 through 1920 from vol. 3. References are to volume (I or III), year, and page on which the marriage is recorded; some references also include the number of the marriage for a particular year.
   
StFr LG Cem. St. Francis de Sales Catholic (Lake Geneva) Cemetery, Lyons Township, sec. 33, south side of Highway 50). List appears in "Lyons" book, pages 84-95. Did not record all names in list. See Lyons entry above for availability of the "Lyons" book.
   
StFrLG Cem.FdAGr St. Francis de Sales Catholic (Lake Geneva) Cemetery, Find A Grave - Internet list at https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=88933
   
Sthprt Amer or SA Southport American - newspaper published in Southport (now Kenosha), Wisconsin Territory, in 1800s. Microfilm obtained in Burlington through interlibrary loan.
   
Sthprt Tel or ST Southport Telegraph - newspaper published in Southport (now Kenosha), Wisconsin Territory, in 1800s. Microfilm obtained in Burlington through interlibrary loan.
   
StJnParis Bap St. John Catholic Church, Paris, Baptisms - Church in Paris Township, Kenosha County. Microfilm of Church records Dec. 1862 through 1920 available through Family History Centers (FHL #1871124, items 7 & 8). Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. Baptisms for Dec. 1862 through July 1904 from vol. 1, pages 5 through 75 plus additional page marked 75a. Baptisms from August 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, Paris Township, Kenosha County. 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 Cem.FdAGr St. John Catholic Cemetery, Paris - Find A Grave - Internet list at https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2137903
   
StJnPar Cnfrm St. John Catholic Church, Paris, Confirmations - Church in Paris Township, Kenosha County. Microfilm of Church records 1863 through 1920 available through Family History Centers (FHL #1871124, items 7 & 8). Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. Confirmations in various years.
   
StJnPar Comm St. John Catholic Church, Paris, First Communions - Church in Paris Township, Kenosha County. Microfilm of Church records 1863 through 1920 available through Family History Centers (FHL #1871124, items 7 & 8). Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. First Communions in various years.
   
StJnParis Dth St. John Catholic Church, Paris, Deaths - Church in Paris Township, Kenosha County. Microfilm of Church records 1863 through 1920 available through Family History Centers (FHL #1871124, items 7 & 8). 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, Marriages - Church in Paris Township, Kenosha County. Microfilm of Church records 1863 through 1920 available through Family History Centers (FHL #1871124, items 7 & 8). 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 Bap St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lyons, Baptisms - Church in Lyons Township, Walworth County. Microfilm of Church records 1914 through 1920 available through Family History Centers (FHL #1863207). Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. St. Kilian's Mission Church baptisms included in records. Referenceis to page and line number on which baptism is recorded.
   
StJos Cem. St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery, Lyons Township, sec. 16, east side of road. List of inscriptions appears in 1947 "Lyons" book, pages 72-73. See Lyons entry for availability of "Lyons" book.
   
StJos Cem.II St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery-list 2, Lyons Township. July 2010 list of tombstone photographs taken by Larry and Linda Kopet and posted on the internet at the following address: http://www.usgwarchives.net/wi/cemetery/wal-lyonstwp-stjosephscatholic.html. List may not necessarily include all tombstones or all burials in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.
   
StJos Cem.FdAGr St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery - Find A Grave - Internet list at https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=89036
   
StJos Dth St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lyons, Deaths - Church in Lyons Township, Walworth County. Microfilm of Church records 1914 through 1920 available through Family History Centers (FHL #1863207). Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. St. Kilian's Mission Church deaths included in records. Reference is to page and line number on which death is recorded.
   
StJos Mrg St. Joseph Catholic Church, Lyons, Marriages - Church in Lyons Township, Walworth County. Microfilm of Church records 1914 through 1920 available through Family History Centers (FHL #1863207). Paper copy, donated by Michael Itzin, in Burlington Historical Society collection. St. Kilian's Mission Church marriages included in records. Reference is to page and line number on which marriage is recorded.
   
StKil Cem.1 St. Kilian Catholic Cemetery, Lyons Township, sec. 34, SE quarter - 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, sec. 34, SE quarter - 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.
   
StKil Cem.FdAGr St. Kilian Catholic Cemetery, Lyons Township, sec. 34, SE quarter - Names included on Find A Grave website -https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2181703
   
St. Peter's, Ger St. Peter's Catholic Church, Spellen, Germany - Baptism records for 1838 - 1854 copied by Deborah Bluett and donated to Burlington Historical Society. Copy in Society's files.
   
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. Cemetery located on Highway 20, 2/10 mile north of highway at southern edge of city limits. 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."
   
STW Cem.FdAGr St. Thomas Catholic Cemetery, Waterford, Find A Grave listing - Names included on Find A Grave website at -https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2160990
   
UPresCem.FdAGr United Presbyterian Cemetery, Find A Grave website - See Scot Cem.
   
USBD The United States Biographical Dictionary and Portrait Gallery of Eminent and Self-made Men. Wisconsin Volume. Chicago:  American Biographical Publishing Co. 1877. Can be found on the internet at http://www.archive.org/stream/unitedstatesbiogwi00amer#page/n7/mode/2up
   
Usher Wisconsin:  Its Story and Biography 1848-1913, by Ellis Baker Usher, the Lewis Publishing Company Chicago and New York, 1914. Volume 6 at https://archive.org/stream/wisconsinitsstor06ushe#page/n6/mode/1up
   
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. (Burlington Historical Society copy has marginal notes written by Alma M. Aldrich.) Can also be found on the internet at https://archive.org/details/historyofwalwort01west
   
WalCo MilReg Walworth County Military Register - large book in Walworth County Register of Deeds office in Elkhorn listing Walworth County residents who served in the Civil War and the Spanish-American War.
   
WC History of Walworth County, Wisconsin, by 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). Some biographies in this two-volume work can be found on the internet at http://walworthcgs.com/Bios.html. Other texts (some unedited) can be found at http://archive.org/stream/historyofwalwort02beck#page/n5/mode/2up and http://www.archive.org/stream/historyofwalwort01beck/historyofwalwort01b....
   
WCGS Walworth County Genealogical Society.  Files and records maintained at Society's room in Aram Public Library, Delavan, Wisconsin.
   
WCI Walworth County Independent - Newspaper published at Elkhorn, which was previously and subsequently called the Elkhorn Independent. Available on State Historical Society of Wisconsin microfilm at Matheson Library, Elkhorn, and through reference desk at local libraries
   
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 - List prepared by Jeffrey Kiekenbush for Burlington Genealogical Society in July 1999. Copy in Genealogical Society section at Burlington Public Library. Cemetery is on Hwy. 50, west of New Munster.
   
WhtldPres Cem.FdAGr Wheatland Presbyterian Cemetery - Names included on Find A Grave website - https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=89512
   
WhtldTown Cem. Wheatland Town Cemetery - List compiled by Lois Roepke Bader Stein in 1977. Found at http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wikenosh/townshipcem.htm. Cemetery is in section 4 of Wheatland Township on west side of Hwy. O (368th Street) near corner of Geneva Road between New Munster and Slade’s Corners.
   
WhtldTown Cem.FdAGr Wheatland Town Cemetery - Names included on Find A Grave website - https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2486880
   
Wis Bios Wisconsin: Its Story and Biography 1848-1913, by Ellis Baker Usher, the Lewis Publishing Company Chicago and New York, 1914, vols. I - VIII. Several available on the internet -  Volume 6 at https://archive.org/stream/wisconsinitsstor06ushe#page/n6/mode/1up
   
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.
   
WRA Weekly Racine Advocate - See RA, Racine Advocate.
   
WSGS Wisconsin State Genealogical Society Monthly Newsletter. Racine County appendix (Sept. 1988 - Racine County Marriages; Jan. 1989 - Wisconsin Gold Star List (World War I); Jan. 1989 - Mortality Schedule, 1850 and 1860 Censuses (the 1850 Mortality Schedules for towns of Burlington, Dover, and Rochester were also shown in the Burlington Genealogical Society's May / Aug 2000 newsletter, p. 15); April 1990 - Mortality Schedule, 1860 Census; April 1991 - Civil War draft registration list from The Racine Weekly Advocate, July 29, 1863; 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; April 2003, pp. 149-150 - Old Lyons Cemetery, 1940. Copies in Burlington Genealogical Society section of Burlington Public Library.
   
WSJ Wisconsin State Journal - Newspaper published in Madison, Wisconsin. Available on microfilm from State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
   
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). Also available on the internet at http://content.wisconsinhistory.org/cdm/ref/collection/quiner/id/47843
   
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 - http://content.wisconsinhistory.org/cdm/ref/collection/quiner/id/48984.
   
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 - http://content.wisconsinhistory.org/cdm/ref/collection/quiner/id/49823. Copy of book in Burlington Historical Society collection.
   
WW Wisconsin Weekly - Newspaper published in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Selected issues from 1847 through 1854 researched. Available on microfilm from State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
   
WWI-Haight 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 should also be available at other libraries and archives in Racine County. Also available on the internet at https://archive.org/details/racinecountyinwo00haig
   
Zimmer Diary Michael Zimmer's Diary - Zimmer, of Burlington, Wisconsin, kept diary during his Civil War service with Company E of the Ninth Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry. A translation of the diary is included as pages 119 - 209 in "Michael Zimmer's Diary," a part of the "History of the German Language in America"  by Peter Lang. Excerpts, obtained from Jerry Erdman, in Burlington Historical Society collection. Copy thought to be at State Historical Society of Wisconsin.
   
ZR Zion's Reveille - Mormon newspaper published at Voree. Name changed to Gospel Herald (GH) in Sept. 1847. Available on microfilm at Burlington Public Library. Collection of papers in 1004-page book entitled "Gospel Herald" by Richard Drew, which is at Burlington Public Library (R 289.37 G69).
   

1860 Census
(and other federal censuses)

1860 Census (and other federal censuses) - Microfilm of censuses for Racine, Kenosha, and Walworth Counties available at Burlington Public Library. Card file of Racine County censuses at Racine County Historical Museum Archives, 701 Main Street, Racine, Wisconsin. For those with Burlington Library cards, censuses are also available through Library’s website at HeritageQuest Online.com. Indexed paper copy of 1850 Census of Racine County - xeroxed from microfilm - also available in Burlington Public Library Reference section.
   
1861 Wtrfd MR 1861 Waterford Militia Roll - Handwritten 8 page list dated Jan. 2, 1861, of 293 persons liable to do military duty in town of Waterford, including those in service of United States. Original list in Burlington Historical Society's lockbox; copy in Museum files on Waterford.
   
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.
   
1905 Census 1905 Wisconsin State Census - (and other mid-decade and territorial censuses) available on microfilm, which can be ordered through library reference desks. Paper copies of these censuses for Burlington area townships in Burlington Historical Society collection. Indexes for some of these censuses available on-line at burlingtonhistory.org.
   
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.
   
1922 Dir Burlington Residential - Rural Classified Directory 1922-1923, compiled and published by Frost Directory Co. of Milwaukee. Publication sponsored by the Burlington Club. Contains names of spouses, children, and others in households; and ages of children up to about 18. Also contains head of household names and box numbers for Burlington rural routes, Lyons residential directory, and names and box numbers for Lyons rural route. Copies in Burlington Historical Society Collection, and at other libraries and archives in Racine County.
   
1928 Dir Burlington City Directory 1928-1929. Publication sponsored by commercial interests of Burlington. Contains names of spouses, children, and others in households; and ages of children up to about 18. Also contains names and box numbers for Burlington rural and star routes, names of heads of households in Lyons, and names and box numbers for Lyons rural route. Copies in Burlington Historical Society Collection, and at other libraries and archives in Racine County.
   
1928 SC Alum 1928 St. Charles Alumni Association Directory. Directory of members of the St. Charles grade school alumni association, published by the association in June 1928. Includes names, addresses, occupations, and spouses of graduates from 1911 through 1928. Copy in Burlington Historical Society Collection.