The Historical Research Center offers a number of services for researchers. They include genealogy/history query, cemetery or gravestone photos, Register of Deeds research, obituary look-ups and foreign language translation.
Gravestone Search or cemetery photos are also considered a query - therefore $30.00/hr. The cost for a digital snapshot (4x6) of the first gravestone is $5.00 and $2.00 for each additional stone in the same cemetery. If you prefer, the images can be sent to you via email. This service is available from April 15 to November 15 provided no large snowfall has occurred.
If you are in need of a record from the Sheboygan County Register of Deeds office, we'd be more than happy to go to the office for you for a small fee. Below are the two options to select from.
Option 1 = $30 per hour + $20 per certificate
We will purchase a copy of the record (unregistered copy) from the Register of Deeds on your behalf.
Option 2 = $30 per hour
Our researcher will translate Information from the record copied from the original document.
Looking for Obituaries?
Please include as much information as you can such as the descendants first and last name, date of death, name of a parent child or spouse, and birthplace and birth date. We will try to include the newspaper documentation if available. please include your name and mailing address. The cost of each obituary is $2.00 (copies and postage included).
Send your request and check to:
518 Water Street
Sheboygan Falls, WI 53085
You may use our facility's copying machines for all documents except State of Wisconsin vital statistics. Copying Vital Statistics is prohibited by law with a fine of up to $10,000 possible if prosecuted.
Each 8.5 x 11 and 8.5 x 14 are $0.25 per copy. Oversized paper is $0.50 per copy. Color copies are $1.00/page per copy.
A printed or emailed scan is $10.00 per scan for personal use. The cost for scans for publications is $50.00 per scan. Shipping and handling $4.00 minimum.
Cost is $30.00 per hour. There is a minimum charge of $15.00.
These translations are done out of house and at our volunteers convenience.