Genealogy & Local History– Free with Your Library Card! 

Hauge Memorial Library subscribes to Ancestry Library Edition, by Ancestry, and Fold 3 by Ancestry. You will need a login and password to access these resources. Please stop in or give us a call for more information!


History & Heritage — BadgerLink

The following history resources can be accessed from anywhere for free via BadgerLink.

Archive of Wisconsin Newspapers

Full-text Wisconsin newspapers from 2005 to 90 days ago, plus newspapers from the 1800s and 1900s.

Historical newspapers archive from the 1700s-2000s containing thousands of well-known regional, state, and small local newspapers in the United States and other countries.

HeritageQuest Online

Access genealogical research including all U.S. Federal Census records, family and local histories, and access to PERSI PERiodical Source Index.

Wisconsin Historical Society Family History Records

Family history research records from the Wisconsin Historical Society records available on

Area Cemetery Lists

Copies of complete compilations of local and surrounding cemeteries have been updated and donated to the library by  Jim Seidelman and Sue Feltes.  These resources can only be utilized during regular business hours within the library, only.  For a list of cemeteries that have been inventoried, download file below.

Cemetery_Binder_List (PDF)

Cemetery_Binder_List (.docx)

For additional cemetery listings please try


Other Local History Resources

  • The library has a collection of yearbooks from the Osseo-Fairchild High School available to view at the library (not available for check out).
  • Plat books for Trempealeau, Jackson, and Eau Claire Counties are available for research or to photocopy during regular business hours (not available for check out).

Trempealeau County Records

Information about searching Trempealeau County vital records such as birth/death/marriage certificates can be found here:  Trempealeau County Register of Deeds.

Trempealeau County Virtual Museum

Celebrate the life and times of Trempealeau County and its citizens! Visit the Trempealeau County Virtual Museum on Facebook here.



  • Old photos
  • Obituaries
  • Cemetery Listings
  • Stories, news items, rememberances
  • School photos & directories
  • Old maps
  • Links to other historical web sites
  • Mysteries and crimes
  • Email your old photos and documents for posting on the web site to (please include dates and information)