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Membership is open to anyone interested in Grant County, Wisconsin genealogy.



Membership is open to anyone interested in Grant County, Wisconsin genealogy.

Member benefits include:

  • “Grant County Heritage” - a quarterly newsletter subscription

  • Free Queries  - in the newsletter

  • Free Surname Search

  • Free use of the Society's Library

  • Right to Vote at Meetings - thus helping to make decisions affecting the Society

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To become a member, send $15 check or money order to:

Grant County Genealogical Society

c/o Debbie Filut

307 High St

Mineral Point WI 53565-1218



The Grant County Genealogical Society is gradually enlarging its library, Subscriptions, exchange newsletters and books donated by members plus purchases by the Society comprise the collection which is located on the main floor of the Cunningham Museum, 129 Maple Street, Lancaster, WI. Closed for the winter, with panned reopening April 2021. Inquiries may be directed to the Librarian, Karen Reese.

Surname Index


New members are asked to submit an ancestral chart to the surname index chairperson, who checks the current membership for referral of the same family name.  Surname Chairperson is Joyce Cohen, 1510 Bears Ct Apt#16 Platteville, WI  53818. A Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope (SASE) should accompany this information.

Cemetery Records


The Grant County Genealogical Society copied all the cemeteries in Grant County. Over 16,000 surnames have been catalogued from 155 or more cemeteries. Requests for a Surname search of these records can be directed to Carol Terfruchte, 3468 County Rd H, Cuba City, WI 53807 for a fee of $3.00 and a Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope (SASE).

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