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Local History & Genealogy

History of SML

Learn more about the history of  the Sturm Memorial Library.

Microfilm Machine

If you intend to use the library's microfilm machine, please call to check for availability.

Selected Wisconsin and Local History Materials In Our Collection

Manawa Advocate (local newspaper) on microfilm, 1895-1998

Microfilm reader/printer is available for use in library. Copies are $.15

Cemetery Records, “All Waupaca County cemeteries and burials between 1860-1980″ 13 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. Microfilm reader/printer is available for use in library. Copies are $.15 each.

Author: Guyant, Wayne and Guyant, Alta

Marriage Records 1903-1987 from St. Lukes Lutheran Church, Big Falls, Waupaca County, Wisconsin

Compiled by Tory Suehs

Confirmation Records 1903-1987 St. Lukes Lutheran Church, Big Falls, Waupaca County, Wisconsin

Compiled by Tory Suehs

Death/Burial Records 1903-1987 St. Lukes Lutheran Church, Big Falls, Waupaca County, Wisconsin

Compiled by Tory Suehs

Baptism Records 1899-1988 St. Lukes Lutheran Church, Big Falls, Waupaca County, Wisconsin

Compiled by Tory Suehs

Wisconsin Genealogical Research

Author: Herrick, Linda M.

Wisconsin Pre-1907 Birth and Death Index (microfiche)

Donated by the Waupaca Area Genealogical Society(WAGS), available for viewing in the library

Ogdensburg and the Town of St. Lawrence : history and memories

Author: Golla, Agnes M.

St. Paul’s School, 1891-1991 (Manawa, WI)

Author: Craig, Pat

Chief

Manawa and Manawa Brave

Author: Niven, Alice J.

The Pioneers of Little Wolf Township : including historical record of events from 1848-1973

Author: Wegener, Evelyn M.

Little Wolf Annual

(Manawa, WI) 1914-present

Stretching Waters : an historical guide to the Chain O’ Lakes, Waupaca, Wisconsin

Author: Sturm, John, Jr.

“Ghost” Towns of Waupaca County

Author: Waupaca County Historical Society

Early History of Waupaca, Wis.

Author: Dewey, Freeman Dana

History of St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran

Little Wolf River Country : an early history of the area

Author: Cooney, Eleanore V.

History of Waupaca County, Wisconsin

Author: Wakefield, J. (Josephus)

History of Waupaca County, Volumes I and II

Author: Ware, John

Wisconsin’s Past and Present : a historical atlas

Author: Wisconsin Cartographers’ Guild

A Genealogical Research Guide to Waupaca County

Author: Wollangk, Judy and The Waupaca Area Genealogical Society

Cemetery Locations in Wisconsin

Author: Herrick, Linda M and Uncapher, Wendy K.

Family Histories in Our Collection

Book of Remembrance (Fietzer, Fetzer, Fitzer, Fetzer family)

Author: Baldwin, Dorothy

The Baldwins of the past, the present, the future

Author: Baldwin, Dorothy

The Friedrich Wilhelm Much family : a family tree of the Muchs of Northern Waupaca County in Wisconsin

Author: Rahr, Mary

New Echoes From Old Escapades : a collection of reminisces and memories and history of the Zillmer Miller families of Dupont and Marion, Waupaca County, Wisconsin

Author: Miller, Delores Zillmer

Marquardt family : 100 years of history

Author: Freckmann, Sally Kauss

The Lust family History

Author: Miller, Russell

My Family

Author: Young, Marion R.

A Short History of the Families and Descendants of Ernest Zempel and Ida Pidde

Author: Handrich, William C.

Descendants of Karl Ludwig Schewe

Author: Allen, Betty Jahsman

Klingbeil : family history genealogy

Author: Miller, Delores Zillmer

The Shopodocks : a Potawatomi Indian story : a sesquicentennial project

Author: Miller, Delores Zillmer

Christian Hanson, 1820-1895 : from Gjerpen to Iola

Author: Paulson, Joan

The Schneiderwendt-Riske family history

Author: Glocke, Hilda Marie

The History of the Glocke-Drath family

Author: Glocke, Kenneth Arnold

Carl Raasch : his descendants in America

Author: Raasch, Robert LaVern

The Greely family : 1832 to 1982

Author: Lees, Margrit Hamilton

History of Peter P. Hershberger and Leah Hochstetler. Their ancestors and descendants from 1736 to 1970

Author: Hershberger, Leo Daniel

The O’Briens of Lebanon

Author: O’Brien, Gene; O’Brien, Ethyl; O’Brien, Florence