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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Goshen_County,_Wyoming|Goshen County]]''  
  
[[Image:Goshen County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|Location of Goshen County in Wyoming]]  
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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://goshencounty.org/ Goshen County Courthouse]<br> 2125 E A Street PO Box 160; <br>Torrington, WY 82240<br> Phone: 307.532.4051&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records;<br>Clerk District Court has divorce, probate&nbsp;and <br>court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Goshen County, Wyoming</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
'''1911--'''[[Goshen_County,_Wyoming|Goshen ]]County was created 9 February 1911&nbsp;from [[Laramie County, Wyoming|Laramie]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Torrington <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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'''1911--''''''Goshen '''County was created 9 February 1911&nbsp;from [[Laramie County, Wyoming|Laramie]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Torrington <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>
 
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*[[Banner_County,_Nebraska|Banner County, Nebraska]]
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*[[Laramie_County,_Wyoming|Laramie]]
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*[[Niobrara_County,_Wyoming|Niobrara]]
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*[[Platte_County,_Wyoming|Platte]]
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*[[Scotts_Bluff_County,_Nebraska|Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska]]
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*[[Sioux_County,_Nebraska|Sioux County, Nebraska]]
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
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{| width="800" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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|-
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| Cottier
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| Heldt
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Goshen%2C+Lingle|subject|disp=Lingle}}
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| Trelona (hist.)
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|-
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| Fonda
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huntley,_Wyoming Huntley]
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| Rockeagle
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Goshen%2C+Veteran|subject|disp=Veteran}}
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|-
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Goshen%2C+Fort+Laramie|subject|disp=Fort Laramie}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jay_Em,_Wyoming Jay Em]
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| South Torrington
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| Wycross
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawk_Springs,_Wyoming Hawk Springs]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Grange,_Wyoming La Grange]
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Goshen%2C+Torrington|subject|disp=Torrington}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoder,_Wyoming Yoder]
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|}
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
*[[Banner_County,_Nebraska|Banner County, Nebraska]]
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*[[Banner County, Nebraska|Banner County, Nebraska]]  
*[[Laramie_County,_Wyoming|Laramie]]
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*[[Laramie County, Wyoming|Laramie]]  
*[[Niobrara_County,_Wyoming|Niobrara]]
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*[[Niobrara County, Wyoming|Niobrara]]  
*[[Platte_County,_Wyoming|Platte]]  
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*[[Platte County, Wyoming|Platte]]  
*[[Scotts_Bluff_County,_Nebraska|Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska]]
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*[[Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska|Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska]]  
*[[Sioux_County,_Nebraska|Sioux County, Nebraska]]
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*[[Sioux County, Nebraska|Sioux County, Nebraska]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Migration  ====
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platte_River Platte River]
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map III" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap3.jpg  (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>"Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>"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).</ref>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
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122 marriages from 8 Jan 1913 to 19 Apr 1917 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index (website).
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Torrington Wyoming Family History Center]]<br>
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== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.hometownchronicles.com/wy/goshen/index.htm GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.hometownchronicles.com/wy/goshen/index.htm GenWeb]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goshen_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goshen_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205159&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Goshen&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Goshen|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
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Contents

County Courthouse

Goshen County Courthouse
2125 E A Street PO Box 160;
Torrington, WY 82240
Phone: 307.532.4051 

County Clerk has marriage and land records;
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and
court records[1]

History

Parent County

'1911--'Goshen County was created 9 February 1911 from Laramie County.  County seat: Torrington [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Cottier Heldt Lingle Trelona (hist.)
Fonda Huntley Rockeagle Veteran
Fort Laramie Jay Em South Torrington Wycross
Hawk Springs La Grange Torrington Yoder






Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

122 marriages from 8 Jan 1913 to 19 Apr 1917 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index (website).

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), p. 766. Goshen County, Wyoming
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map III" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap3.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. "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).