Grant County - Marilyn Pierce
Office Address: 111 S. Jefferson St., PO Box 391, Lancaster WI 53813-0391
Office hours:
  8:00 AM – 4:30 PM (Open over the noon hour)
608-723-2727 Fax: 608-723-4048
Online Services
Order Birth, Death and Marriage Records Online
Research Real Estate Records

About Marilyn: Marilyn Pierce assumed her duties as the Grant County Register of Deeds in 1983. Prior to her election she worked in the office as a clerk beginning in 1977 and was later promoted to Deputy Register of Deeds. Marilyn grew up in Dubuque, Iowa, and attended Mount Mercy College in Cedar Rapids. She married Ron Pierce in 1976 and they own and operate a dairy farm near Lancaster, Wisconsin, since 1988. Marilyn is active in the Republic Party and is a member of Grant County Republican Women. After office hours and on weekends, Marilyn is often busy helping her husband with farm chores. She enjoys reading, gardening, and cooking.

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About the Register of Deeds office  The Grant County Register of Deeds has one full time deputy, one full time assistant deputy, and two part time staff persons in addition to herself. The computerized grantor-grantee index for real estate records was established in 1989. The real estate imaging system was implemented in 1998. Many genealogists visit the office and it is not necessary to make an appointment for this type of research. 

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About Grant County:  Located in southwest Wisconsin, Grant County has a population of 50,165, according to 2002 estimates. This unglaciated land bordering the Mississippi River features rolling hills and many dairy farms. The county offers interesting destinations such as the Mining Museum, the University of Wisconsin Platteville Campus, the State Historical Society’s Stonefield Village, the Shakespeare Festival and Wild Turkey Weekend. For more information about Grant County, visit:

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