April 25 was a historic day for Waupaca County.
Waupaca County Register of Deeds Michael Mazemke and Deputies Stephanie Wallace and Lisa Witkowski recorded the county’s real estate document No. 800,000
According to records, Waupaca County Register of Deeds Frank Penney recorded document 100,001 on April 18, 1910.
Thirty years later, Register Alice Larkee would record document 200,000.
Register Lester Breir would record document 300,000 in 1964, while Register jane Breir would record document 400,000 in 1981. In 1992, Register Glenna Gjertson recorded document 500,000.
Former Register of Deeds George Jorgensen would record document 600,000 in 1999 and document 700,000 in 2004.
The Office of the Register of Deeds was established in Wisconsin in 1836. Before that, land registration was handled by the Register in Probate.
The 1848 Wisconsin Constitution established the Register of Deeds as a permanent element of the county-level government.
The Register of Deeds files, records, and issues instruments and documents of significance both to the community as a whole and to its individual citizens. Vital records document births and deaths. Land records documenting title in Wisconsin are maintained.
For more information regarding Waupaca County Register of Deeds office, go to www.co.waupaca.wi.us or www.wrdaonline.org.