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Top of census sheet from 1850
U. S. Census for Metomen

Census records for the State of Wisconsin are available on microfilm through the State Historical Society of Wisconsin and its Regional Centers. Records that are available online for Fond du Lac County are listed below.

 

1830 U. S. CENSUS
         Wisconsin Territory

1847 WISCONSIN TERRITORIAL CENSUS
        
Alto Township
         Ashford Township (Included in Auburn
               in 1847)  
         Auburn Township (Includes Ashford
              Township in 1847)  
         Byron Township
         Ceresco (Ripon) Township
         Eldorado Township (Included in
              Rosendale Census in 1847)
         Forest Township (Note: Forest not officially
              designated a town by the Legislature
              until March, 1848, but the census does
              follow the official boundaries)
         Lamartine Township (Seven Mile Creek
              Township in 1847)
         Metomen Township
         Oakfield Township
         Rosendale Township (Includes N 1/2 of
               present Springvale and all of
               the present Eldorado townships)
         Springvale Township (N 1/2 included in
               Rosendale Census in 1847; S 1/2
               included in Waupun Census)
         Taycheedah Township
         Waupun Township (Includes S 1/2 of
               present Springvale)

1850 U. S. CENSUS
        
Alto Township
         Empire Township (Partial)
         Lamartine Census (Partial)
         Metomen Township

1855 WISCONSIN STATE CENSUS
         Alto Township
         Auburn Township
         Metomen Township

1860 U. S. CENSUS
         Byron Township (Partial)
         First Ward, City of Fond du Lac
         Friendship Township (Partial)
         Marshfield Township (Partial)
        
Metomen Township
         Springvale Township (Partial)
         Taycheedah Township (Partial)

1870 U. S. CENSUS
         Metomen Township
         Reading the 1870 Metomen Census

1877 SPECIAL CENSUS
         Brandon Incorporation Census

1885 WISCONSIN STATE CENSUS
         
Metomen Township

1920 U. S. CENSUS
         Byron Township (Partial)


Last updated 2/20/2000 If you have information to share about these records or are willing to transcribe additional records , please contact Bob Schuster by email at rmschust@facstaff.wisc.edu or at 6020 Kristi Circle, Monona, Wisconsin 53716, (608) 221-1421.