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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Lincoln County, Wyoming|Lincoln County]]
  
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Guide to '''Lincoln County Wyoming genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Lincoln County
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| county_map =  
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| state = Wyoming
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| founded year = 1913
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| founded date = February 20
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| seat = Kemmerer
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| building image =
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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'''] }}
  
==== Parent County ====
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[[Image:Lincoln County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|250px|Lincoln County Wyoming.png]]
  
'''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 style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>  
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=== Historical Facts  ===
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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|-
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lincoln County, Wyoming#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lincoln County, Wyoming#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lincoln County, Wyoming#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lincoln County, Wyoming#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lincoln County, Wyoming#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Lincoln County, Wyoming#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</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>----*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1871</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1899</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Lincoln County, Wyoming#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Lincoln County, Wyoming#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Lincoln County, Wyoming#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created 20 February 1913 from [[Uinta County, Wyoming|Uinta ]]County.  
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*'''County Seat:''' Kemmerer <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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*'''Neighboring Counties:'''
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
 
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{{Lincoln County, Wyoming}}
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== Resources ==
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==== Biography ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
The following is a list of cemeteries in Lincoln County:  
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*Cokeville [http://www.cokevillehs.org/headstones.html Headstones] and [http://www.cokevillehs.org/obituaries.html Obituaries] Sponsored by the Cokeville Historical Society
  
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:*Border Cemetery
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:*Cokeville Cemetery
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:*Geneva Cemetery
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:*Raymond Cemetery
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:*Sage Cemetery
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:*Smith Fork Cemetery
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*Kemmerer [http://www.kemmererhs.org/headstones_shell.html Headstones] Sponsored by the Lincoln County Historical Society
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:*Beaver Cemetrey
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:*Diamondville Cemetery
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:*Ham's Fork Cemetery
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:*Holden Cemetery
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:*Kemmerer Cemetery
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:*Twin Creeks Cemetery
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:*Viola-LaBarge Cemetery
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*Star Valley [http://starvalleyhs.lincolncountywy.org/headstones_shell.html Headstones] and [http://starvalleyhs.lincolncountywy.org/obituaries_shell.html Obituaries] Sponsored by the Star Valley Historical Society
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:*Afton Cemetery
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:*Alpine Cemetery
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:*Amesville Cemetery
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:*Auburn Cemetery
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:*Bedford Cemetery
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:*Etna Cemetery
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:*Fairview Cemetery
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:*Freedom Cemetery
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:*Grover Cemetery
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:*Smoot Cemetery
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:*Thayne Cemetery
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:*Turnerville Cemetery
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*[http://lchs.zenfolio.com/f365028383 Star Valley Sexton Records]
 
*[[South Lincoln Cemetery (Lincoln County, Wyoming)|South Lincoln Cemetery]]
 
*[[South Lincoln Cemetery (Lincoln County, Wyoming)|South Lincoln Cemetery]]
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
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==== Church Records ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
  
 
*Afton  
 
*Afton  
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*Turnerville
 
*Turnerville
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== History  ====
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:*[http://starvalleyhs.lincolncountywy.org/Oral_Histories.html Star Valley Oral Histories]
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:*[http://starvalleyhs.lincolncountywy.org/Pioneer_Families.html Star Valley Pioneer Families]&nbsp;(settled prior to 1886)
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:  
 
Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:  
  
:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_River Green River]
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_River Green River]  
 
:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map IV" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap4.jpg  (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>  
 
:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map IV" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap4.jpg  (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>  
:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sublette_Cutoff#Sublette-Greenwood_Cutoff Sublette-Greenwood_Cutoff] 1844 from South Pass, Wyoming to Fort Hall, Idaho
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sublette_Cutoff#Sublette-Greenwood_Cutoff Sublette-Greenwood Cutoff] 1844 from South Pass, Wyoming to Fort Hall, Idaho  
:*[[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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:*[[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>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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:*[http://wyonewspapers.org/ Wyoming Newspaper Project]
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::*''Cokeville Register'' 1914–1919
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::*''Kemmerer Camera'' 1901–1921
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::*''Kemmerer Republican'' 1914–1920
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::*''Star Valley Pioneer''/''Star Valley Independent'' 1901–1922
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==== Obituaries ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1913 and land records.<br> Clerk District Court has divorce and probate 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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===== Family History Centers  =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[[Afton Wyoming Family History Center]]
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:*[http://www.cokevillehs.org/index.html Cokeville Historical Society]
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:*[[Kemmerer Wyoming Family History Center]]
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:*[http://http://starvalleyhs.lincolncountywy.org/index.html Star Valley Historical Society]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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:*[http://cokevillehs.lincolncountywy.org/ Cokeville Historical Society]
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:*[http://kemmererhs.lincolncountywy.org/ Lincoln County Historical Society]
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:*[http://starvalleyhs.lincolncountywy.org/ Star Valley Historical Society]
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
2,231 marriages from 12 Jan 1899 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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===== Birth  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Marriage =====
  
== Web Sites ==
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] over 2,231 marriages dating from 12 Jan 1899
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===== Death =====
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==== Websites  ====
  
 
*[http://www.lcwy.org/clerk.asp County Clerk]  
 
*[http://www.lcwy.org/clerk.asp County Clerk]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wylincol/ GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wylincol/ GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wylincol/looks.html Lookups (GenWeb)]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wylincol/looks.html Lookups (GenWeb)]  
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*[http://lchs.zenfolio.com/p484890904 Star Valley Historical Photographs]
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lincoln_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]  
 
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Lincoln|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Lincoln|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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Revision as of 04:33, 28 April 2013

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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
Lincoln County Wyoming.png


Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
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1913*
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1871
1899
1913
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries
  • Parent County: created 20 February 1913 from Uinta County.
  • County Seat: Kemmerer [1]
  • Neighboring Counties:

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

  • 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
  • Afton Cemetery
  • Alpine Cemetery
  • Amesville Cemetery
  • Auburn Cemetery
  • Bedford Cemetery
  • Etna Cemetery
  • Fairview Cemetery
  • Freedom Cemetery
  • Grover Cemetery
  • Smoot Cemetery
  • Thayne Cemetery
  • Turnerville Cemetery

Census

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

Church Records

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 Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

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

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

  • Cokeville Register 1914–1919
  • Kemmerer Camera 1901–1921
  • Kemmerer Republican 1914–1920
  • Star Valley Pioneer/Star Valley Independent 1901–1922

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1913 and land records.
Clerk District Court has divorce and probate records from 1913 and court records.[4]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

Places

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