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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Campbell_County,_Wyoming|Campbell County]]''  
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Guide to '''Campbell County, Wyoming ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
'''Campbell County, Wyoming''' is a county in north-eastern [[Wyoming|Wyoming]].
 
  
[[Image:Campbell County Wyoming.png|thumb|right]]  
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''[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming Genealogy|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Campbell_County,_Wyoming|Campbell County]]''
  
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== County Courthouse ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Campbell County
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| county_map = Campbell County Wyoming.png
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| state = Wyoming
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| founded year = 1911
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| founded date = February 13
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| seat = [[Gillette, Wyoming|Gillette]]  
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| building image =  
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| building address = Campbell County Courthouse<br>500 S Gillette Avenue Suite 220<br>Gillette, WY 82716<br>Phone: 307.682.7285<br>[http://www.ccgov.net/ '''Campbell County Website'''] }}
  
[http://ccg.co.campbell.wy.us/elected_officials/county_clerk.html Campbell County, Wyoming]
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[http://www.ccgov.net/ Campbell County Courthouse]<br> 500 S Gillette Avenue Suite 220; <br>Gillette, WY 82716<br> Phone: 307.682.7285&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1912<br>and&nbsp;election records; Clerk Court has divorce, probate,<br>and court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Campbell County, Wyoming</ref>
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==== Historical Facts  ====
  
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1911--'''Campbell County was organized 13 February 1911&nbsp;from [[Crook County, Wyoming|Crook]] and [[Weston County, Wyoming|Weston]] Counties.<br>'''County seat: '''Gillette <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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| Adon
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
| Echeta
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rozet,_Wyoming Rozet]
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| Teckla
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antelope_Valley-Crestview,_Wyoming Antelope Valley]  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Campbell County, Wyoming#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Campbell%2C+Gillette|subject|disp=Gillette}}
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Campbell County, Wyoming#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleepy_Hollow,_Wyoming Sleepy Hollow]  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Campbell County, Wyoming#Death|Death]]'''</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weston,_Wyoming Weston]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Campbell County, Wyoming#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Campbell County, Wyoming#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Campbell County, Wyoming#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antelope_Valley-Crestview,_Wyoming Crestview]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recluse,_Wyoming Recluse]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1913*</center>
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Campbell%2C+Spotted+Horse|subject|disp=Spotted Horse}}
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Campbell%2C+Wright|subject|disp=Wright}}
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1885</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1913</center>
 
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| Croton
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Campbell County, Wyoming#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Campbell County, Wyoming#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Campbell County, Wyoming#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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| Sunburst
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| Wyodak
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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*'''Parent County:''' organized 13 February 1911 from [[Crook County, Wyoming Genealogy|Crook]] and [[Weston County, Wyoming Genealogy|Weston]] counties
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*'''County Seat:''' Gillette <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Converse County, Wyoming Genealogy|Converse]] | [[Crook County, Wyoming Genealogy|Crook]] | [[Johnson County, Wyoming Genealogy|Johnson]] | [[Powder River County, Montana Genealogy|Powder River County, Montana]] | [[Sheridan County, Wyoming Genealogy|Sheridan]] | [[Weston County, Wyoming Genealogy|Weston County]]
  
*[[Converse County, Wyoming|Converse]]
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
*[[Crook County, Wyoming|Crook]]
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For animated maps illustrating Wyoming County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/wyoming/ "Rotating Formation Wyoming County Boundary Maps"] (1848-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
*[[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]]
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*[[Powder River County, Montana|Powder River County, Montana]]  
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==== Record Loss  ====
*[[Sheridan County, Wyoming|Sheridan]]
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*[[Weston County, Wyoming|Weston County]]
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=== Resources  ===
  
== Resources ==
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==== Biography ====
  
 
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{{Census|Wyoming}}  
 
{{Census|Wyoming}}  
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Court  ====
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{{WY Church Intro}}
  
==== Land ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== History  ====
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{{WY History Intro}}
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==== Land and Property  ====
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{{WY Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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[[Image:Wycampbell.jpg|900px|Wycampbell.jpg]]
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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:*[http://wyonewspapers.org/ Wyoming Newspaper Project]
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{{WY Newspaper abstracts|Campbell}}
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{WY Probate Intro|Albany}}
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/wyoming/wy-society-archive/ Wyoming Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
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===== Courthouse  =====
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[http://www.ccgov.net/163/County-Clerk Campbell County, Wyoming]
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County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1912 and election records; Clerk Court has divorce, probate, and court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Campbell County, Wyoming</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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:*[[Gillette Wyoming Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
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{{WY Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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{{WY Vital Intro}}
  
==== Family History Centers <br> ====
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===== Birth =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Marriage  =====
*[[Gillette Wyoming Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites ==
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===== Death =====
  
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==== Websites  ====
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wyoming/campbell-county/ Campbell County, WY History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/115913245178535432184 Wyoming Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/172613919473047/ Wyoming Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wycampbe/ The Campbell County WY GenWeb Project], a member of [[WYGenWeb|The WYGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wycampbe/ The Campbell County WY GenWeb Project], a member of [[WYGenWeb|The WYGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
*[http://ccg.co.campbell.wy.us/elected_officials/county_clerk.html County Clerk]  
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*[http://www.ccgov.net/163/County-Clerk County Clerk]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wycampbe/lookups.html Lookups (GenWeb)]  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_states-wy.html Lookups (GenWeb)]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campbell_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Campbell_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]  
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Campbell|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Campbell|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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=== Places  ===
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| Adon
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| Echeta
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rozet,_Wyoming Rozet]
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| Teckla
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antelope_Valley-Crestview,_Wyoming Antelope Valley]
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Campbell%2C+Gillette|subject|disp=Gillette}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleepy_Hollow,_Wyoming Sleepy Hollow]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weston,_Wyoming Weston]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antelope_Valley-Crestview,_Wyoming Crestview]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Recluse,_Wyoming Recluse]
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Campbell%2C+Spotted+Horse|subject|disp=Spotted Horse}}
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Campbell%2C+Wright|subject|disp=Wright}}
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| Croton
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| Rockypoint
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| Sunburst
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| Wyodak
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== References  ==
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Latest revision as of 18:15, 22 April 2015

Guide to Campbell County, Wyoming ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Online Records



Campbell County, Wyoming
Map
Map of Wyoming highlighting Campbell County
Location in the state of Wyoming
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 13, 1911
County Seat Gillette
Courthouse
Address Campbell County Courthouse
500 S Gillette Avenue Suite 220
Gillette, WY 82716
Phone: 307.682.7285
Campbell County Website


Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
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1913*
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1885
1913
1913
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Wyoming County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Wyoming County Boundary Maps" (1848-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church Records

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Wyoming denominations, view the Wyoming Church Records wiki page.

Court Records

Directories

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Emigration and Naturalization

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Campbell County, Wyoming Genealogy. County and town histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Wyoming Local Histories.

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Wyoming Land and Property for additional information about early Wyoming land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Maps

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Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Campbell County, Wyoming Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

Obituaries

Probate

In most counties in Wyoming, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Wyoming- Albany - Probate records.

Public Records

Repositories

See also a List of Wyoming Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Courthouse

Campbell County, Wyoming

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1912 and election records; Clerk Court has divorce, probate, and court records[2]

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Centers for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Wyoming tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. See the CDC Where to Write website for information on acquiring copies of these records.

See also How to order Wyoming Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for Wyomong Birth Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.


Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

Places

Adon Echeta Rozet Teckla
Antelope Valley Gillette Sleepy Hollow Weston
Crestview Recluse Spotted Horse Wright
Croton Rockypoint Sunburst Wyodak

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. Campbell County, Wyoming

 

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