Fremont County, Wyoming

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| building address = Fremont County Courthouse<br>450 N 2nd Street<br>Lander, WY 82520<br>Phone: 307.332.2405<br>[http://fremontcountywy.org/ '''Fremont County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Fremont County Courthouse<br>450 N 2nd Street<br>Lander, WY 82520<br>Phone: 307.332.2405<br>[http://fremontcountywy.org/ '''Fremont County Website'''] }}  
  
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== County Courthouse ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1884, <br>burial and military records; Clerk Distric Court has divorce,<br> probate and court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Fremont County, Wyoming</ref>  
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*'''Parent County:''' created 5 March 1884 from [[Sweetwater County, Wyoming|Sweetwater]] county
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*'''County seat:''' Lander <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:''' [[Carbon County, Wyoming|Carbon]] | [[[Hot Springs County, Wyoming|Hot Springs]] | [[Natrona County, Wyoming|Natrona]] | [[Park County, Wyoming|Park]] | [[Sublette County, Wyoming|Sublette]] | [[Sweetwater County, Wyoming|Sweetwater]] | [[Teton County, Wyoming|Teton]] | [[Washakie County, Wyoming|Washakie]]
  
=== Historical Facts ===
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*'''Parent County:''' created 5 March 1884 from [[Sweetwater County, Wyoming|Sweetwater]] county 
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*'''County seat:''' Lander <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:''' [[Carbon County, Wyoming|Carbon]] | [[[Hot Springs County, Wyoming|Hot Springs]] | [[Natrona County, Wyoming|Natrona]] | [[Park County, Wyoming|Park]] | [[Sublette County, Wyoming|Sublette]] | [[Sweetwater County, Wyoming|Sweetwater]] | [[Teton County, Wyoming|Teton]] | [[Washakie County, Wyoming|Washakie]]
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
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=== Places ===
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| Myersville (hist.)  
 
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
The bulk of the probate case files from the 1880's to the 1940's have been transferred to the Wyoming State Archives in Cheyenne. Check their website for additional details.  
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The bulk of the probate case files from the 1880's to the 1940's have been transferred to the Wyoming State Archives in Cheyenne. Check their website for additional details.
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===== Courthouse =====
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County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1884, <br>burial and military records; Clerk of the District 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. Fremont County, Wyoming</ref> 
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====

Revision as of 20:05, 18 April 2013

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

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Fremont County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 5, 1884
County Seat Lander
Courthouse
Address Fremont County Courthouse
450 N 2nd Street
Lander, WY 82520
Phone: 307.332.2405
Fremont County Website
File:Fremont County Wyoming.png
Fremont County Wyoming.png

Contents

Historical Facts

Boundary Changes

Boundaries have been not changed since 1921.

Record Loss

Places

Arapahoe Ethete Lysite {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Fremont%2C+Riverton|subject|disp=Riverton}}
Atlantic City Fort Washakie Madden Saint Stephens
Bonneville {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Fremont%2C+Hudson|subject|disp=Hudson}} Midvale Sand Draw
Boulder Flats Jeffrey City Milford {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Fremont%2C+Shoshoni|subject|disp=Shoshoni}}
Boysen Johnstown Moneta South Pass City
Burris Kinnear Morton Sweetwater Station
Crowheart {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Fremont%2C+Lander|subject|disp=Lander}} Myersville (hist.) Wind River
{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Fremont%2C+Dubois|subject|disp=Dubois}} Lost Cabin Pavillion


Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Riverton

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Fremont County, Wyoming for European and African American settlers included:

Military

Newspapers

Probate

The bulk of the probate case files from the 1880's to the 1940's have been transferred to the Wyoming State Archives in Cheyenne. Check their website for additional details.

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1884,
burial and military records; Clerk of the District Court has divorce, probate and court records[5]

Taxation

Vital Records

Western States Marriage Index has 477 marriages listed from 23 Jul 1867 to 31 Jan 1904. The State of Wyoming did not begin gathering birth records until 1909.

Fremont County has birth records beginning 1884.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map III" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap3.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  3. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "The Pioneer Story: The Mormon Pioneer Trail" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at http://lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Fremont County, Wyoming