Title: Wisconsin. County Court (Chippewa County): Divorce Case Files
Inclusive Dates: 1921-1943
Creator: Wisconsin. County Court (Chippewa County)
Call Number: Chippewa Series 39
Quantity: 14 reels of microfilm (35mm)
Repository: Housed at the Area Research Center, William D. McIntyre Library, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; owned by the Wisconsin Historical Society, Library-Archives Division
Archival Locations: UW-Eau Claire McIntyre Library / Eau Claire Area Research Ctr.
Abstract: County Court divorce case files, #7-5570. Legal papers include complaints, summonses, affidavits, court orders, testimony, and decrees. Included is in-depth information on genealogy, family history, domestic violence, household and farm economy, division of labor, sexuality, gender roles, expectations of marriage, courtship, kinship networks, community surveillance and networks, and the relationships among women.
Note: The microfilm was produced by the Genealogical Society of Utah, which holds the master negatives.
Other Finding Aids
“Index to County Court Cases” (C1993/016 and C1993/015) indexes these records.
“Divorce Case Files” of the Chippewa County Circuit Court (Chippewa Series 38) contains related records.
Search Terms/Subject Terms
- Divorce—Wisconsin—Chippewa County
- Family Violence—Wisconsin—Chippewa County
- Sex role—Wisconsin—Chippewa County
|Reel 1||2 - 256|
|Reel 2||262 - 760|
|Reel 3||765 - 1505|
|Reel 4||1512 - 1992|
|Reel 5||1993 - 2466|
|Reel 6||2492 - 3180|
|Reel 7||3182 - 3651|
|Reel 8||3654 - 4034|
|Reel 9||4047 - 4376|
|Reel 10||4378 - 4842|
|Reel 11||4851 - 5214|
|Reel 12||5215 - 6150
Note: Files 5328 - 5570 are contained on Reels 13 and 14.
|Reel 13||6151 - 6231 and 5328 - 5478|
|Reel 14||5480 - 5570|