Albany County, Wyoming Genealogy

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Guide to '''Albany County Wyoming genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
 
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=== Resources  ===
 
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==== Biography ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
Established in 1881, [http://www.cityoflaramie.com/cityservices/cemetery/Cemterylistings.html Greenhill Cemetery] listings include names, date of death, age, row, block, lot and space. The Green Hill Cemetery [http://www.ci.laramie.wy.us/cityservices/cemetery/documents/CemeteryBrochure.pdf brochure] includes a map of the cemetery and contact information.  
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Established in 1881, [http://www.cityoflaramie.com/cityservices/cemetery/Cemterylistings.html Greenhill Cemetery] listings include names, date of death, age, row, block, lot and space. The Green Hill Cemetery [http://www.ci.laramie.wy.us/cityservices/cemetery/documents/CemeteryBrochure.pdf brochure] includes a map of the cemetery and contact information.  
  
 
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==== Court Records  ====
 
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==== Land and Property ====
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*[http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=subject%3A%22University+of+Wyoming+Student+Yearbooks%22 University of Wyoming Yearbooks] - misc. volumes digiitzed and online at the Internet Archive
 
*[http://www.archive.org/search.php?query=subject%3A%22University+of+Wyoming+Student+Yearbooks%22 University of Wyoming Yearbooks] - misc. volumes digiitzed and online at the Internet Archive
  
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The present Albany County courthouse was designed by Wilbur Hitchcock and constructed 1931 - 1932. ([http://www.flickr.com/photos/courthouselover/1087230487/ photo])  
 
The present Albany County courthouse was designed by Wilbur Hitchcock and constructed 1931 - 1932. ([http://www.flickr.com/photos/courthouselover/1087230487/ photo])  
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1869, burial records from 1885, land records from 1868 and military records from 1919; Clerk District Court has divorce, probate, court and naturalization records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Albany County, Wyoming</ref>  
 
County Clerk has marriage records from 1869, burial records from 1885, land records from 1868 and military records from 1919; Clerk District Court has divorce, probate, court and naturalization records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Albany County, Wyoming</ref>  
  
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Laramie_Wyoming_Family_History_Center Laramie Wyoming Family History Center]
 
*[https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Laramie_Wyoming_Family_History_Center Laramie Wyoming Family History Center]
  
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*[http://www.uwyo.edu/ahc/ American Heritage Center]<br>University of Wyoming <br>1000 East University Ave Dept. 3924<br>Laramie WY 82061<br>Telephone: (307)766-4114<br><br>The American Heritage Center includes a manuscript collection of Wyoming, the American West, mining and more. They have a digital collection of photos and documents and video and audio recordings.
  
 
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*Albany County Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 6163<br> Laramie WY 82073<br><br>  
 
*Albany County Genealogical Society<br>P.O. Box 6163<br> Laramie WY 82073<br><br>  
*[http://www.uwyo.edu/ahc/ American Heritage Center]<br>University of Wyoming Dept. 3924<br>1000 East University Ave<br>Laramie WY 82061<br>Telephone: (307)766-4114<br><br>The American Heritage Center includes a manuscript collection of Wyoming, the American West, mining and more. They have a digital collection of photos and documents and video and audio recordings.
 
  
 
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Over 1,064 marriages from 8 Jun 1869 to 6 Jan 1900 are listed in the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].  
 
Over 1,064 marriages from 8 Jun 1869 to 6 Jan 1900 are listed in the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].  
  
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Revision as of 20:55, 16 April 2013

This article is about a southeastern Wyoming county. For other uses, see Albany.

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Guide to Albany County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Albany County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 16, 1868
County Seat Laramie
Courthouse
Address Albany County Courthouse
County Courthouse Rm 202
Laramie, WY 82070
Phone: 307.721.2541
Albany County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Albany County was created 16 December 1868 from Laramie County of Dakota Territory. It became one of the five original counties of Wyoming Territory which included Laramie and Carter counties, created in 1867, Carbon and Albany counties created in 1868, and Uinta County.

The History of Wyoming, published 1918, and edited by I.S. Bartlette, includes a chapter on the counties of Wyoming. Albany County is first and includes photos of the original courthouse, post office and other early buildings in Albany County.

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Established in 1881, Greenhill Cemetery listings include names, date of death, age, row, block, lot and space. The Green Hill Cemetery brochure includes a map of the cemetery and contact information.

Census

For tips on accessing Albany County, Wyoming Genealogy census records online, see: Wyoming Census.


Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Laramie

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

The present Albany County courthouse was designed by Wilbur Hitchcock and constructed 1931 - 1932. (photo)

County Clerk has marriage records from 1869, burial records from 1885, land records from 1868 and military records from 1919; Clerk District Court has divorce, probate, court and naturalization records[2]

Family History Centers

Libraries

  • American Heritage Center
    University of Wyoming
    1000 East University Ave Dept. 3924
    Laramie WY 82061
    Telephone: (307)766-4114

    The American Heritage Center includes a manuscript collection of Wyoming, the American West, mining and more. They have a digital collection of photos and documents and video and audio recordings.
Museums
Societies
  • Albany County Genealogical Society
    P.O. Box 6163
    Laramie WY 82073

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage

Over 1,064 marriages from 8 Jun 1869 to 6 Jan 1900 are listed in the Western States Marriage Index.

Death

Websites

Places

Albany Cooper Lake Howell Red Buttes West Laramie
Binford Dale Creek Jelm Rock Creek (hist.) Wilcox
Bosler Deerwood Keystone Rock River Woods Landing
Buford Foxpark Laramie Sherman Wyocolo
Centennial Hatton Lookout The Buttes Wyoming
Collins (hist.) Hermosa Mountain Home Tie Siding

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Albany County, Wyoming