Wyoming Goals:  1: Research and Records   2: Archives and Libraries   3: Vital and Census Records   4: Church and Cemetery Records   5: Emigration and Immigration   6: Military Records   7: Probate, Land and Court   8: Maps and Gazetteers   9: Newspapers   10: Websites   11: Search Records   12: Get Help  




Project 9: U.S.—Wyoming

Explore research in Wyoming.


QUIKLinks:  FamilySearch   Ancestry   Findmypast   MyHeritage   LDS |  FS Wiki   Ancestry Wiki   Kindred Trails   US GenWeb   GenealogyLinks

(United States)    WY Counties

         Search:

Goal 1: Learn about Wyoming research and records.


Choices:

A. Get started with research for your Wyoming ancestors.

Summary
  1. Learn about basic Wyoming research strategies.
    FS—Basic Wyoming Research Tips and Strategies
  2. Explore resources for Wyoming research on Ancestry.
    AC—Wyoming Resources
  3. Study the Ancestry State Guide for Wyoming research.
    AC—Wyoming State Research Guide, 5 pgs.
  4. Use the Wyoming Record Finder to decide on records to search.
    FS—Wyoming Record Finder





Goal 2: Learn about Wyoming archives and libraries.


Choices:

A. Learn about Wyoming archives and libraries.

Summary
  1. Learn about Wyoming archives and libraries in these articles.
    FS—Wiki: Wyoming Archives and Libraries
    | AC—Wiki: Wyoming Archives, Libraries, and Societies
  2. Explore the Wyoming state archives.
  3. Explore the State Archives and Libraries site for Wyoming.
  4. Explore Wyoming Dept. of Archives collection.
  5. Explore the Books We Own site for Wyoming genealogy publications. Volunteers may be available for lookup services.
  6. Search for free online books on Wyoming research on the FamilySearch site.
  7. Explore historical photo resources on the Ancestor Hunt site.

B. Learn about Wyoming city directories.

Summary
  1. Learn about Wyoming city directories in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Wyoming Directories
  2. Explore Wyoming city directories.
  3. Find out more about city directories in this research guide from Ancestry.
    AC—Six Things to Find—3 pgs.
  4. Explore Wyoming city directories on the Ancestry site.
  5. Explore Wyoming historical directories by county.
  6. Explore additional links for Wyoming city directories records on the LDSGenealogy site.


Goal 3: Learn about Wyoming vital records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Wyoming vital records.

Summary
  1. Learn about Wyoming vital records in these articles.
    FS—Wiki: Wyoming Vital Records
    | AC—Wiki: Wyoming Vital Records
  2. Explore links for vital records on the Wyoming Public Health site.
  3. Search for online Wyoming vital records and find addresses for state offices to write to for records.
  4. Explore Wyoming birth, marriage, and death records on the AccessGenealogy site.
  5. Explore Wyoming birth certificate records on the Birth-Certificates.net site.
  6. Explore additional links for Wyoming vital records on the Linkpendium site.
  7. Explore additional links for Wyoming birth records on the LDSGenealogy site.

B. Explore Wyoming marriage and death records.

Summary
  1. Explore links for Wyoming marriage records.
  2. Explore additional links for Wyoming marriage records on the LDSGenealogy site.
  3. Explore the AccessGenealogy site for Arizona cemetery records by county.
  4. Learn about Wyoming divorce records in this article.
    FS—Wiki: Wyoming Divorce Records
  5. Explore the Ancestors at Rest site for Wyoming death records.
  6. Explore the ObituariesHelp site for Wyoming obituaries.
  7. Find additional resources for Wyoming obituaries on the Linkpendium site.
  8. Explore Wyoming death records, indexes, and obituaries.
  9. Explore additional links for Wyoming death records on the LDSGenealogy site.

C. Explore Wyoming census and voter records.

Summary
  1. Get an overview of Wyoming censuses in this article.
    FS—Wyoming Census
  2. Learn about Wyoming census records.
    Census Records for Wyoming
  3. Explore the MyFreeCensus site for Wyoming state and county census records.
  4. Explore additional links for Wyoming census records on the LDSGenealogy site.
  5. Explore Wyoming census records on the AccessGenealogy site.
  6. Learn about Wyoming voting registers in this article.
    FS—Wyoming Voting Registers


Goal 4: Learn about Wyoming church and cemetery records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Wyoming church records.

Summary
  1. Get an overview of Wyoming church records in this article.
    FS—Wyoming Church Records
  2. Learn about Wyoming church records in this Ancestry Wiki article.
    AC—Wyoming Church Records
  3. Explore additional links for Wyoming church records on the LDSGenealogy site.

B. Explore Wyoming cemetery records.

Summary
  1. Explore Wyoming cemetery records in this article.
    FS—Wyoming Cemetery Records
  2. Browse the Interment.net site for Wyoming cemetery records.
  3. Search for Wyoming cemetery records online.
  4. Explore Wyoming cemetery records on the AccessGenealogy site.
  5. Explore additional links for Wyoming cemetery records on the LDSGenealogy site.
  6. Explore the Tombstone Transcription Project on the U.S. GenWeb site.
  7. Search the FindaGrave site for cemetery records.
  8. Search the BillionGraves site for cemetery records.
  9. See additional cemetery resources on the Wyoming Linkpendium site.


Goal 5: Learn about Wyoming emigration and immigration.


Choices:

A. Learn about Wyoming emigration and immigration.

Summary
  1. Learn about Wyoming emigration and immigration in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Wyoming Emigration and Immigration
  2. Learn about Wyoming migration routes in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Wyoming Migration
  3. Explore additional links for Wyoming immigration records on the LDSGenealogy site.


Goal 6: Learn about Wyoming military records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Wyoming military records.

Summary
  1. Get an introduction to Wyoming military records.
    Wyoming Military Records
  2. Learn about Wyoming military records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Wyoming Military Records
  3. Explore Wyoming military records on the AccessGenealogy site (scroll down).
  4. Explore Wyoming military records on the Linkpendium site.
  5. Explore additional links for Wyoming military records on the LDSGenealogy site.
  6. Explore Wyoming military resources on Cyndi's List.


Goal 7: Learn about Wyoming probate, land, and court records.


Choices:

A. Learn about Wyoming probate, land and court records.

Summary
  1. Learn about Wyoming probate records in these articles.
    FS—Wiki: Wyoming Probate Records
    | AC—Wiki: Wyoming Probate Records
  2. Learn about Wyoming land and property records.
    FS—Wyoming Land and Property Records
  3. Learn about Wyoming land records in this Ancestry Wiki article.
    AC—Wyoming Land Records
  4. Explore additional links for Wyoming probate records on the LDSGenealogy site.
  5. Explore additional links for Wyoming land records on the LDSGenealogy site.

B. Learn about Wyoming court records.

Summary
  1. Learn about Wyoming court records in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Wyoming Court Records
  2. Learn about Wyoming court records in this Ancestry Wiki article.
    AC—Wiki: Wyoming Court Records


Goal 8: Learn about Wyoming maps and gazetteers.


Choices:

A. Learn about Wyoming maps and gazetteers.

Summary
  1. Learn about Wyoming maps in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Wyoming Maps
  2. Learn about Wyoming maps in this Ancestry Wiki article.
    AC—Wiki: Wyoming Maps
  3. Learn about Wyoming gazetteers in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Wyoming Gazetteers

B. Explore Wyoming maps and gazetteers.

  1. Explore the David Rumsey collection of Wyoming maps.
  2. Explore the Perry-Castaneda site for maps of Wyoming.
  3. Explore historical Wyoming maps on the Historic Map Works site.
  4. Explore the Old Maps Online site for Wyoming maps.


Goal 9: Learn about Wyoming newspapers.


Choices:

A. Learn about Wyoming newspapers.

Summary
  1. Learn about Wyoming newspapers in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Wyoming Newspapers
  2. Learn about researching historical Wyoming newspapers in this tutorial from The Ancestor Hunt.
    Research Free Historical Wyoming Newspapers—6:12
  3. Learn about Wyoming newspapers, periodicals, and manuscript collections.
    AC—Wiki: Wyoming Periodicals, Newspapers, and Manuscripts

B. Explore Wyoming newspapers.

Summary
  1. Search for Wyoming historical newspapers in the Library of Congress collection.
  2. Search Wyoming newspapers in the onlinenewspapers.com site.
  3. Search Wyoming newspapers in the world-newspapers.com site.
  4. Search Wyoming newspapers in the ABYZ News Link site.
  5. Explore Wyoming newspaper resources on the Ancestor Hunt site.
  6. See additional Wyoming newspaper resources on the Linkpendium site.
  7. Explore additional links for Wyoming newspapers and obituaries on the LDSGenealogy site.


Goal 10: Explore additional websites for research.


Choices:

A. There are a number of websites with valuable resources for Wyoming research.

  1. Explore links in Cyndi's List.
  2. Explore links in Linkpendium.
  3. Explore links in Kindred Trails.
  4. Explore links in GenealogyLinks.net.
  5. Explore links in LDSGenealogy.com.


Goal 11: Search records from Wyoming.


Choices:

A Use the QUIKLinks (top of page) or Wyoming County links (bottom) to quickly search common record collections for Wyoming.

Note: To search records on these sites, you must be registered on the site or be at a FamilySearch Center.

  1. In the QUIKLinks, click the link for FamilySearch, Ancestry, Findmypast, or MyHeritage to view the corresponding record collection.
  2. Scroll down near the bottom of this page to see available county records. Click the name of the county for FamilySearch, or A for Ancestry, or L for Linkpendium.

B Explore additional record collections.

  1. In FamilySearch, explore the Wyoming Online Genealogy Records page for a variety of record collections.
  2. In each program (FamilySearch, Ancestry, or Findmypast), explore additional record collections besides the ones listed in QUIKLinks on this page.


Goal 12: Get help with your Wyoming research.


Choices:

A. Use Facebook pages to get answers to your questions.

  1. Visit the Wyoming Genealogy Network page on Facebook.
  2. Visit the Wyoming Genealogy page on Facebook.
  3. Visit the Wyoming Genealogical Society page on Facebook.
  4. Visit the U.S. West Genealogy Research page on Facebook.
  5. See the Genealogy on Facebook list of Facebook groups dedicated to helping with research for Wyoming.

B. Join a mailing list or message board for Wyoming research.

  1. Join the RootsChat forum and post questions about Wyoming research.
  2. Search the RootsWeb site for Wyoming research mailing lists.
  3. Explore the Wyoming research mailing lists on Cyndi's List.
  4. Use the RootsWeb message boards to read or post questions about Wyoming research.

C. Learn about Wyoming genealogy societies.

  1. Learn about genealogy societies in Wyoming in this FamilySearch Wiki article.
    FS—Wiki: Wyoming Societies
  2. Explore the Wyoming State Historical Societysite.
  3. Explore Wyoming genealogy society sites on Cyndi's list.




Wyoming Counties

Name = FamilySearch; A = Ancestry; L = Linkpendium

Albany    L Big Horn    L Campbell    L Carbon    L Converse    L Crook    L
Fremont    L Goshen    L Hot Springs    L Johnson    L Laramie    A    L Lincoln    L
Natrona    A    L Niobrara    L Park    L Platte    A    L Sheridan    L Sublette    A    L
Sweetwater    L Teton    L Uinta    A    L Washakie    L Weston    A    L