Church Records

Church records and histories can provide a wealth of information for genealogical research.  This  page contains information on most of the churches in Sauk County and a few "just across the border."  Where possible contact information as well as records holdings are indicated.  Remember the area code for all of Sauk County is 608.  This information is from phone books and a survey conducted of all area churches.  Any changes or additions are welcome. Please contact us at 

history@saukcountyhistory.org


BARABOO


Baraboo Assembly of God
1000 11th St. Baraboo, WI 53913 356-8977

Walnut Hill Bible Church
1900 East St. Baraboo, WI 53913 356-3111
Founded in 1847.  Records are are not open to the public but research questions are sometimes answered if information is available.  Church office hours M W F 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

St. Joseph's Catholic Church
304 East St.  Baraboo, WI 53913 356-4773
Founded in 1851.  Records are open for specific genealogical searches.  Baptismal, confirmation, first communion, marriage, death and cemetery records cover approx. 1880 - present.  Church office hours. 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Church of Christ
1012 West St. Baraboo, WI 53913 356-7622

Trinity Episcopal Church
111 6th St.  Baraboo, WI 53913 356-3620
Founded in 1853.  Records open to researchers include birth, baptism, christening, confirmation, communicant, marriage, death, membership, and church directories.  Call for an appointment.

Kingdom Hall Jehovah's Witness
E10966 Hatchery Rd. Baraboo, WI 53913 356-4288
Church holds no historical or congragational records.

Our Saviour Lutheran Church
1120 Draper St. Baraboo, WI 53913 356-9792
Records open to researchers include baptism, confirmation, marriage, and death and cover 1973 to the present.  Call for an appointment.

St. John's Lutheran Church
624 East St. Baraboo, WI 53913 356-3870
Founded in 1873.  Records open to researchers include baptism, confirmation, marriage, and death and cover 1873 to the present but are not complete.  Pre-1922 records are in German.  Call for an appointment.  Church office hours 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church
727 8th St.  Baraboo, WI 53913 356-3230
Founded in 1953. Records open to researchers include baptism, confirmation, marriage, and death and cover 1953 to the present.  Call for an appointment.  Church office hours 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. may vary in summer.

Christ Evangelical Lutheran
Tower Road Baraboo, WI 53913 522-4493
Founded in 1877.  Records open to researchers include birth, baptism, confirmation, communicant, marriage, death, and membership and date from the 1870's to present. Church also has records from St. John's Lutheran of Merrimac Township. Call for an appointment.

Emanuel Church - United Methodist
101 14th St. Baraboo, WI 53913 356-8246
Founded in 1877.  Records open to researchers include baptism, confirmation, marriage and death covering the years 1879 - present.  Call for an appointment. Church office hours 9:00 -12:00 a.m. and 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

First United Methodist Church
615 Broadway St. Baraboo, WI 53913 356-3991
Founded in 1842.  Records open to researchers include birth, baptism, christening, confirmation, communicant, marriage, death, membership, old newsletters, church directories and photographs. Church also has records from other Methodist churches including Fairfield, German Methodist, Baraboo (southside) Westfield, Caledonia and Freedom.  Call for an appointment.  Church office hours 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church
416 Ash St.  Baraboo, WI 53913 356-5945
Records available, call or write.  Permission from pastor required.

First Congregational United Church of Christ
131 6th Ave. Baraboo, WI 53913 356-4300
Records available, call or write.

Parkway Wesleyan Church
330 Parkway St.  Baraboo, WI 53913 356-8112

New Life Community Advent Christian Church
1919 Elizabeth St. Baraboo, WI 53913  356-3367
Records include membership, baptism, marriage and death covering the years 1867 - present but are not open to the public.  Church will answer research requests.  Church office hours 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
813 Iroquois Circle Baraboo, WI 53913  356-2052
Organized in 1974.  All records are on file with the church headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah and are available on CD-ROM or on-line at www.familysearch.org

Living Hope Church
S3963 Hwy 12 Baraboo, WI 53913 356-7979
Founded in 1982. Formerly known as Pleasant Valley Praise Center. Formal membership records date to 1992 and are open to the researchers by appointment.

First Church of The Nazarene
1800 Crawford St. Baraboo, WI 53913 356-3774
Church office hours 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Seventh Day Adventist
401 5th Street Baraboo, WI 53913 355-0719
Church records date to 1860's. Call for an appointment.

CAZENOVIA

St. Anthony's Church
Rt 2 Hwy V Cazenovia, WI 53924 983-2367
Founded in 1857. Records open to researchers include birth, baptism, confirmation, marriage and death. Records are available by request or appointment. Please call or write.

HILL POINT

Sandusky United Methodist Church
RR 1 Hill Point 986-2021
See Lime Ridge

LA VALLE

Fellowship Evangelical Free Church
109 Union St. La Valle, WI 53941 (608) 415-3577
Founded in 1989. 

Advent Christian Church
200 La Valle St. La Valle, WI 53941 985-7374

Church of Christian Liberty
E4196 Hwy F La Valle, WI 53941 985-8526

Holy Family Catholic Church
310 Bluff St. La Valle, WI 53941 985-7558
Founded in 1917. Records open to researchers include birth, baptism, confirmation, marriage and death. Some records are kept at St. Boniface in Lime Ridge. Records available by request only.

St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church
E4198 St. Paul Rd. La Valle, WI 53941 985-7276

Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church
PO Box 140 La Valle, WI 53941 985 7477

LAKE DELTON

Mountain Faith Church

E11104 Moon Rd., PO Box 848, Lake Delton, WI, 53940

608-356-1804      www.mountainfaith.org     mfc@mountainfaith.org

LIME RIDGE

St. Boniface Church
105 N. Church St. Lime Ridge, WI 53942 986-2101
Founded in 1912. Records open to researchers include birth, baptism, confirmation, marriage and death from 1912 and are available by request only. The church also holds records from St. Michael's in Ironton.

Lime Ridge - Sandusky United Methodist Church
109 W. Maple Ave. Lime Ridge, WI 53942 986-2021
The Lime Ridge church was founded in 1874. The Sandusky church was founded around 1885. Records open to researchers include baptism, confirmation, marriage, death, membership directories and old newsletters. Call for an appointment, church hours are Wed. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

LOGANVILLE

St. John's Lutheran Church
380 Walnut St. Loganville, WI 53943 727-2000

St. Peter's Lutheran Church
325 Mill St. Loganville, WI 53943 727-3721

www.stpetersloganville.org      stpeters@wicw.net
Founded in 1876. Records open to researchers include baptism, confirmation,

marriage and death from 1873 to the present. Call or write.

MERRIMAC

Immanuel Lutheran Church
137 Main St. Merrimac, WI 53561 493-2640
Church records are not available to researchers and the church does not answer research questions.

United Methodist Church
Church & School Sts. Merrimac, WI 53561 493-2774
Founded in 1852. Church has very few records. Call for an appointment.

NORTH FREEDOM

North Freedom Baptist Church
203 W. Walnut Ave. North Freedom, WI 53951

St. John's Lutheran Church
E 7513 Hwy C North Freedom, WI 53951

St. Paul's Lutheran Church
106 S. Maple St. North Freedom, WI 53951
Founded in 1886. Records available to researchers include birth, baptism, confirmation, communicant, marriage, death and membership from the 1870's to the present. Call for approval and appointment during the daytime.

PLAIN

St. Patrick's Church
S8280 Hwy G Plain 546-5153
Records kept at St. Luke's, Plain.

St. Luke Catholic Church
1240 Nachreiner Ave. Plain, WI 53577 546-2482
Founded in 1857. Records open to researchers include baptism, confirmation, communicant, marriage, death and membership. Call for an appointment or write. Church office hours are 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

PRAIRIE DU SAC

GraceWay Church
1375 Lincoln Ave. Prairie du Sac, WI 53578 643-6064

St. John's Lutheran Church
100 Oak St. Prairie du Sac, WI 53578 643-2439
Founded in 1891. Records available by written request only include baptism, confirmation, communicant, marriage and death. The church also has records from the Sumpter Lutheran Church from 1891-1939 and the Ev. Lutheran Church of Caledonia from 1890-1918.

St. Jame's Ev. Lutheran Church
415 Washington St. Prairie du Sac, WI 53578 643-4050
Founded in 1966. Records open to researchers include baptism, confirmation, marriage, death and membership. Call for an appointment.

Concordia United Methodist Church
585 5th St. Prairie du Sac, WI 53578 643-6356
Founded in 1872. Records open to researchers include confirmation, marriage, death, membership, old newsletters and directories. Some records date back to 1897. Call for an appointment. Mondays and Thursdays are usual office hours. Church has some material from the Emanual (Thoelke) Ev. Church in Sumpter.

First Presbyterian Church
435 5th St. Prairie du Sac, WI 53578 643-8428

 

REEDSBURG

New Life Assembly of God
1229 8th St. Reedsburg, WI 53959 524-4719
Founded in 1985. Records are limited to membership and have limited access. Call or write.

Reedsburg Christian Church
PO Box 134 Reedsburg, WI 53959 524-1407
Founded in 1885.

United Methodist Church
833 3rd St. Reedsburg, WI 53959 524-3913
Founded in 1850. A fire destroyed most early records. Records open to researchers include birth, baptism, confirmation, marriage, membership and death from about 1900. Call or write. Office hours are weekdays 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 3:30 p.m.

Reedsburg First Baptist Church
321 N. Locust St. Reedsburg, WI 53959 524-6606
Founded in 1852. Church will sometimes answer research requests.

Trinity Baptist Church
Golf Course Road Reedsburg, WI 53959 524-3388
Founded in 1976. Records available to researchers include birth and marriage records. Call or wirte.

 

Bible Baptist Church
809 Explorer Ln. Reedsburg, WI 53959 524-2604
Founded in 1951. Records not open to public but church will answer research questions.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
624 N. Willow St. Reedsburg, WI 53959 524-2412
Founded in 1880.

Church of God
1225 N. Dewey Ave. Reedsburg, WI 53959 524-4771

Faith Lutheran Church - WELS                                                                                                                                         2033 E. Main St. ,Reedsburg, WI 53959                                                                                                                                                                 608762033                                                                                                                                                         Info@faithchristianwi.com

Reedsburg Campus
1136 East Main St
Reedsburg WI 53959
608-350-9083
608-847-4019
Service time
Sunday 10am
Campus Pastor Ken Kayhart 

 Main Campus 
N4691 HWY 12&16
Mauston, WI 53948
608-847-4019
Website www.faithchristianwi.com
Service Times
Sunday 8:30am and 10:30am Youth 6:30pm
Wednesday 7pm
Senior Pastor Paul Shirek
Associate Pastor Aaron Shirek
Worship Pastor Jessica Kayhart
Youth Pastor Jordan Baeseman
Media Pastor Adam Johnson

 

St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church
307 6th St. Reedsburg, WI 53959 524-4516
Founded in 1878. Records open to researchers include baptism, confirmation, marriage, death, membership and directories. Call or write. Church office hours are 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 - 5 p.m.

Reedsburg United Methodist Church
PO Box 207 Reedsburg, WI 53959 524-3913
Founded in 1850. Records open to researchers include baptism, confirmation, marriage, death and membership. Church also has records from the former United Brethren Church and the former Methodist Church. Appointment preferred, please call. Church office hours are 8:30 a.m. - 12 p.m and 1 - 3:30 p.m. 

Community Church of the Nazarene
121 W. Main St. Reedsburg, WI 53959 524-6895

First Presbyterian Church
148 N. Park St. Reedsburg, WI 53959 524-2812
Founded in 1857. Records open to researchers include baptism, confirmation, marriage, death and membership. Some date back to 1857 but most are complete from 1900 on. Call for an appointment. Church office hours are 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Mon. - Thurs.

Seventh Day Adventist Church
S. Oak & Main Sts. Reedsburg, WI 53959 524-8118

St. Peter's Ev. Lutheran Church
345 N. Pine St. Reedsburg, WI 53959 524-4512
Founded in 1867. Records open to researchers include baptism, confirmation, marriage and death. Church office hours are 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

ROCK SPRINGS

St. John's Lutheran Church
299 W. Broadway St. Rock Springs 524-5289
Founded in 1872. Records open to researchers include baptism, confirmation, communicant, marriage and death most from 1872 on. Call for an appointment

SAUK CITY

Calvary Baptist Church
309 Water St. Sauk City, WI 53583 643-2101

St. Aloysius Catholic Church
115 Madison St. Sauk City, WI 53583 643-2449

Blackhawk United Methodist Church
S10173 Hwy C Sauk City, WI 53583 544-3991
Founded in 1866. Records open to researchers include baptism, confirmation, marriage, membership, death and old newsletters. Call for an appointment. Church office hours are 8 a.m - 12. p.m. Mon. - Fri.

Free Congregation of Sauk County
307 Polk St. Sauk City, WI 53583 643-3131
Founded in 1852. Records open to researchers include baptism, marriage, membership, death and old newsletters. Some of the oldest records are now at the Sauk City Library.

First United Church of Christ
504 Washington Ave. Sauk City, WI 53583 643-8387

SPRING GREEN

St. John's Catholic Church
129 W. Daley St. Spring Green, WI 53588 588-2229
Founded circa 1890. A fire destroyed most early records. Records open to researchers include baptism, confirmation, marriage, death and membership. Most begin 1940. Call for an appointment. Church office hours are 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. weekdays.

Christ Lutheran Church
237 E Daley St. Spring Green, WI 53588 588-2481
Founded in 1884. Records open to researchers include baptism, confirmation, marriage, death and membership. Most begin in the 1880's. Call for an appointment. Church office hours are 9 a.m. - 12 p.m Tues. - Fri. Original name was "Norwegian-Danish Ev. Lutheran Cong. in Big Hollow" and later "Spring Green Lutheran" before present name. 

Spring Green Congregational Church
210 N. Lexington St. Spring Green, WI 53588 588-2442

WEST BARABOO

Church of God 
150 Shaw Road West Baraboo, WI 53913 356-6545
No records available.

WISCONSIN DELLS

Dells Delton United Methodist Church
320 Unity Drive Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965 253-6511

Holy Cross Episcopal Church
322 Unity Drive Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965 254-8623
Founded in 1867. Records available for research requests include baptism, confirmation, communicant, marriage, membership, directories and old newsletters. Church also has records for St. Paul's Episcopal, Lake Delton. Call or write. Church office hours are 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tues - Thurs. 

WESTFIELD TOWNSHIP

Zion Lutheran Stone Church
Stone Church Road Westfield Township
Founded in 1856. Records have been microfilmed by the ELCA and include baptism (from 1869), confirmation (from 1881), marriage (from 1869) and death (from 1880). Contact Donna Lange at 524-5900 or by emailing dlange@rucls.net.

WONEWOC

United Methodist Churches - Wonewoc - La Valle - Ironton
P. O. Box 336 Wonewoc, WI 53968 464-3942
Wonewoc Church founded in 1863 - La Valle in 1910- Ironton in 1859. Records open to researchers included baptism, confirmation, marriage, death, membership, directories and old newsletters. Call for an appointment. 

Valton Friends Church
S1939 Landsinger Rd Wonewoc 983-2262
Founded in 1873. Records open to researchers include baptism, marriage, death and membership.  Call for an appointment.

St. Paul's Lutheran Church
119 S. East St. Wonewoc, WI 53968  464-5576
Founded in 1871.  Records open to researchers included baptism, confirmation, marriage and death from 1871 to the present.  Call for an appointment.