|The 1847 Wisconsin territorial census recorded
heads of household, number of males, number of females, and total individuals in the
household on December 1, 1847. The census taker for Marquette (later Green Lake) County
was John S. Vine. For the precinct of Green Lake, 131 white males, 114 white females, and
1 female of color were identified, for a total population of 246.
Microfilm of the original records is available at the State Historical Society of Wisconsin library (Call No. 1847-1). As illustrated, the records were hand written and in many cases are open to interpretation. An attempt is made to record entries as written, even when an entry is apparently in error. In cases where names are exceptionally difficult to read, an (?) marker is inserted. Entries are offered in the order in which they were recorded, because the census-taking sequence provides clues about where individuals actually lived (for an illustration, see Fairwater 1853).
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