Laramie County, Wyoming

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| building address = Laramie County Courthouse<br>309 W 20th Street<br>Cheyenne, WY 82001<br>Phone: 307.633.4268<br>[http://www.laramiecounty.com/ '''Laramie County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Laramie County Courthouse<br>309 W 20th Street<br>Cheyenne, WY 82001<br>Phone: 307.633.4268<br>[http://www.laramiecounty.com/ '''Laramie County Website'''] }}  
  
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County Courthouse
 
 
County Clerk has marriage records from 1868 <br>and land records; Clerk District Court has divorce, <br>probate and court records, see Nebraska&nbsp;for 1860 census<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Laramie County, Wyoming</ref>
 
  
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
 
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*'''Parent County:''' created 9 January 1867 as an original county  
 
*'''Parent County:''' created 9 January 1867 as an original county  
*'''County seat:''' Cheyenne <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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*'''County seat:''' Cheyenne <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline"> </span>  
 
*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Albany County, Wyoming|Albany]] | [[Banner County, Nebraska|Banner County, Nebraska]] | [[Goshen County, Wyoming|Goshen]] | [[Kimball County, Nebraska|Kimball County, Nebraska]] | [[Larimer County, Colorado|Larimer County, Colorado]] | [[Platte County, Wyoming|Platte]] | [[Weld County, Colorado|Weld County, Colorado]]
 
*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Albany County, Wyoming|Albany]] | [[Banner County, Nebraska|Banner County, Nebraska]] | [[Goshen County, Wyoming|Goshen]] | [[Kimball County, Nebraska|Kimball County, Nebraska]] | [[Larimer County, Colorado|Larimer County, Colorado]] | [[Platte County, Wyoming|Platte]] | [[Weld County, Colorado|Weld County, Colorado]]
  
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1868 <br>and land records; Clerk District Court has divorce, <br>probate and court records, see Nebraska&nbsp;for 1860 census<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Laramie County, Wyoming</ref>
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*[http://www.uphs.org/ Union Pacific Historical Society]<br>1111 East Lincolnway<br>Cheyenne, WY 82001-4849<br>Mailing Address:<br>PO Box 4006<br>Cheyenne, Wyoming 82003<br>Telephone: (307) 635-5197<br>The Society was founded in 1984 to preserve the rich and colorful history of the railroad from its beginning in 1862 to the present. It is not connected with the railroad, only wih preserving history.<br>
 
*[http://www.uphs.org/ Union Pacific Historical Society]<br>1111 East Lincolnway<br>Cheyenne, WY 82001-4849<br>Mailing Address:<br>PO Box 4006<br>Cheyenne, Wyoming 82003<br>Telephone: (307) 635-5197<br>The Society was founded in 1984 to preserve the rich and colorful history of the railroad from its beginning in 1862 to the present. It is not connected with the railroad, only wih preserving history.<br>
  
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Laramie|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Laramie|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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Guide to Laramie County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Laramie County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded January 9, 1867
County Seat Cheyenne
Courthouse
Address Laramie County Courthouse
309 W 20th Street
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone: 307.633.4268
Laramie County Website


Contents

Historical Facts

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Cheyenne

Court

Laramie County has a District , a County Circuit Court, and Municipal courts. District and County Circuit courts are in Cheyenne and municipal courts are in Burns, Cheyenne, and Pine Bluffs.The Districtthree  Court handles civil matters over $7000 (Judgments, Divorces, Torts, Adoptions, etc.) Criminal Felonies, Juvenile Crimes and Neglect, Paternity and Child Support Enforcement Cases, Probate Matters such as Estates or Involuntary Commitments. The Circuit Court is a limited jurisdiction court. It hears all misdemeanor criminal cases and smaller civil cases. Judges are full time and they must be lawyers. Municipal Court administers the operation of the judicial branch of the City Government according to the ordinances adopted by the City Council.

  • Burns Municipal Court
    102 East 1st Street
    Burns WY 82053
    Telephone: 307-547-2206
  • Cheyenne Municipal Court
    309 W 20th St Room 2100
    Cheyenne WY 82001
    Telephone: 307-633-4422
  • Pine Bluffs Municipal Court
    220 Main Street, PO Box 429
    Pine Bluffs WY 82082
    Telephone; 307-245-3746

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Court House

County Clerk has marriage records from 1868
and land records; Clerk District Court has divorce,
probate and court records, see Nebraska for 1860 census[2]

Family History Centers

Taxation

Vital Records

214 marriages from 7 Feb 1868 to 23 Aug 1899 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

  • Cheyenne Wyoming Genealogical and Historical Society
    P.O. Box 2539
    Cheyenne, WY 82003-2539
    Email: cghswyoming@gmail.com
    "Local research volunteers will give 30 minutes of time to research information located in the Laramie County Library Genealogy Room. Additional time needed to research data outside of the Genealogy Room may be billed per an agreement with the research volunteer." Requests for research should have the word "research" in the subject line of emails or on the envelopes of written requests.
  • Union Pacific Historical Society
    1111 East Lincolnway
    Cheyenne, WY 82001-4849
    Mailing Address:
    PO Box 4006
    Cheyenne, Wyoming 82003
    Telephone: (307) 635-5197
    The Society was founded in 1984 to preserve the rich and colorful history of the railroad from its beginning in 1862 to the present. It is not connected with the railroad, only wih preserving history.

Websites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

Places

Albin Cheyenne Horse Creek Pine Bluffs
Altvan Durham Islay Ranchettes
Arcola Egbert Lambert South Greeley
Athol Farthing Meriden Speer
Burns Gleason Orchard Valley Tracy
Carpenter Hillsdale Otto Tremain

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. Laramie County, Wyoming