Lincoln County, Wyoming Genealogy

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Guide to '''Lincoln County Wyoming genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Lincoln County Wyoming genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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| building address = Lincoln County Courthouse<br>PO Box 670<br>Kemmerer, WY 83101<br>Phone: 307.877.9056<br>[http://www.lcwy.org/ '''Lincoln County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Lincoln County Courthouse<br>PO Box 670<br>Kemmerer, WY 83101<br>Phone: 307.877.9056<br>[http://www.lcwy.org/ '''Lincoln County Website'''] }}  
  
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1913 and land <br>records; Clerk District Court has divorce and probate <br>records from 1913 and court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Lincoln County, Wyoming</ref>  
 
County Clerk has marriage records from 1913 and land <br>records; Clerk District Court has divorce and probate <br>records from 1913 and court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Lincoln County, Wyoming</ref>  
  
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*'''Parent County:''' created 20 February 1913 from [[Uinta County, Wyoming|Uinta ]]County.
 
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'''1913--''''''Lincoln''' County was created 20 February 1913&nbsp;from [[Uinta County, Wyoming|Uinta ]]County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Kemmerer <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>  
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*[http://http://starvalleyhs.lincolncountywy.org/index.html Star Valley Historical Society]
 
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Guide to Lincoln County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Lincoln County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 20, 1913
County Seat Kemmerer
Courthouse
Address Lincoln County Courthouse
PO Box 670
Kemmerer, WY 83101
Phone: 307.877.9056
Lincoln County Website

Contents

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1913 and land
records; Clerk District Court has divorce and probate
records from 1913 and court records[1]

Historical Facts =

  • Parent County: created 20 February 1913 from Uinta County.
  • County Seat: Kemmerer [2]
  • Neighboring Counties:

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Cemeteries

The following is a list of cemeteries in Lincoln County:

Cokeville Headstones and Obituaries (Sponsored by the Cokeville Historical Society)
  • Border Cemetery
  • Cokeville Cemetery
  • Geneva Cemetery
  • Raymond Cemetery
  • Sage Cemetery
  • Smith Fork Cemetery
Kemmerer Headstones (Sponsored by the Lincoln County Historical Society)
  • Beaver Cemetrey
  • Diamondville Cemetery
  • Ham's Fork Cemetery
  • Holden Cemetery
  • Kemmerer Cemetery
  • Twin Creeks Cemetery
  • Viola-LaBarge Cemetery
Star Valley Headstones and Obituaries (Sponsored by the Star Valley Historical Society)
  • Afton Cemetery
  • Alpine Cemetery
  • Amesville Cemetery
  • Auburn Cemetery
  • Bedford Cemetery
  • Etna Cemetery
  • Fairview Cemetery
  • Freedom Cemetery
  • Grover Cemetery
  • Smoot Cemetery
  • Thayne Cemetery
  • Turnerville Cemetery

Star Valley Sexton Records

Census

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


Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Afton
  • Afton N.
  • Afton S.
  • Auburn
  • Bedford
  • Cokeville
  • Cumberland
  • Diamondvillle
  • Diamondville-Kemmerer
  • Elkol
  • Etna
  • Fairview
  • Freedom
  • Grover
  • Kemmerer
  • Kemmerer-Diamondville
  • Oakley
  • Osmond
  • Smoot
  • Thayne
  • Turnerville

Court

Land

Local Histories

Star Valley Oral Histories

Star Valley Pioneer Families (settled prior to 1886)

Maps

Migration

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

Military

Newspapers

Cokeville
Kemmerer Newspapers
Star Valley Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

2,231 marriages from 12 Jan 1899 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

Places

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Lincoln 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 IV" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap4.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).