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'''Casper and Casper Mountain'''<br>  
 
'''Casper and Casper Mountain'''<br>  
  
*'''Casper Mountain'''... aka Laymon Cemetery, Echo Canyon Cemetery, Elkhorn Canyon Cemetery SE1/4 SEC4 T32N R79W. ASHES ONLY. '''CR III 1961-1989'''  
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:*'''Casper Mountain'''... aka Laymon Cemetery, Echo Canyon Cemetery, Elkhorn Canyon Cemetery SE1/4 SEC4 T32N R79W. ASHES ONLY. '''CR III 1961-1989'''  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.73127,+-106.28670 '''Crimson Dawn''']... SEC23 T32N R79W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''  
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.73127,+-106.28670 '''Crimson Dawn''']... SEC23 T32N R79W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.72930,+-106.36090 '''Eadsville''']... SEC19 T32N R79W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''  
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.72930,+-106.36090 '''Eadsville''']... SEC19 T32N R79W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.75114,+-106.32347 '''Fougstedt''']... SEC8 T23N R79W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''  
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.75114,+-106.32347 '''Fougstedt''']... SEC8 T23N R79W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''  
*'''[http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=42.843106,-106.301479&spn=0.010966,0.016673&t=h&z=16 Highland]''' (1889 to present)... Owned by the City of Casper. Phone 1-307-235-8317. '''CR I 1889-1950, CR II 1951-1985'''  
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:*'''[http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=42.843106,-106.301479&spn=0.010966,0.016673&t=h&z=16 Highland]''' (1889 to present)... Owned by the City of Casper. Phone 1-307-235-8317. '''CR I 1889-1950, CR II 1951-1985'''  
*'''[http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=42.882521,-106.438272&spn=0.00548,0.008336&t=h&z=17 Memorial Gardens]''' (1954 to present)... Privately owned. Phone 1-307-472-6345. '''CR&nbsp;III 1954-1989'''  
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:*'''[http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=42.882521,-106.438272&spn=0.00548,0.008336&t=h&z=17 Memorial Gardens]''' (1954 to present)... Privately owned. Phone 1-307-472-6345. '''CR&nbsp;III 1954-1989'''  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.83625,+-106.36963 '''Old Pioneer''']... Unknown number of unmarked graves. Eleven cenotaphs and one illegible marker on Fort Caspar grounds.  
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.83625,+-106.36963 '''Old Pioneer''']... Unknown number of unmarked graves. Eleven cenotaphs and one illegible marker on Fort Caspar grounds.  
*'''[http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=42.872457,-106.258585&spn=0.010961,0.016673&t=h&z=16 Oregon Trail]''' (1984 to present)... Veterans cemetery. '''CR&nbsp;III 1984-1989'''  
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:*'''[http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=42.872457,-106.258585&spn=0.010961,0.016673&t=h&z=16 Oregon Trail]''' (1984 to present)... Veterans cemetery. '''CR&nbsp;III 1984-1989'''  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.82590,+-106.43993 '''Red Buttes''']... SW1/4 NW1/4 SEC16 T33N R80W. ON PRIVATE LAND. Memorial to the soldiers who died here in 1865. NO GRAVES. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.82590,+-106.43993 '''Red Buttes''']... SW1/4 NW1/4 SEC16 T33N R80W. ON PRIVATE LAND. Memorial to the soldiers who died here in 1865. NO GRAVES. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
  
 
'''Surrounding County'''<br>  
 
'''Surrounding County'''<br>  
  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.48329,+-106.99486 '''Annis Ranch''']... SEC14 T29N R85W. ON PRIVATE LAND.  
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.48329,+-106.99486 '''Annis Ranch''']... SEC14 T29N R85W. ON PRIVATE LAND.  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.17814,+-107.25347 '''Arminto''']... SE1/4 NW1/4 SEC14 T37N R87W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''  
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.17814,+-107.25347 '''Arminto''']... SE1/4 NW1/4 SEC14 T37N R87W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.55273,+-107.01965 '''Bothwell''']... SE1/4 SEC21 T30N R85W. ON PRIVATE LAND. No visible graves. '''CR I 1889-1950 '''  
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.55273,+-107.01965 '''Bothwell''']... SE1/4 SEC21 T30N R85W. ON PRIVATE LAND. No visible graves. '''CR I 1889-1950 '''  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.41880,+-106.26092 '''Edgerton''']... SEC19 T40N R78W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''  
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.41880,+-106.26092 '''Edgerton''']... SEC19 T40N R78W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.65064,+-106.39713 '''Freeland''']'''''...'''''S1/2 SW1/4 SEC14 T31N R80W.'''CR I 1889-1950'''  
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.65064,+-106.39713 '''Freeland''']'''''...'''''S1/2 SW1/4 SEC14 T31N R80W.'''CR I 1889-1950'''  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.11764,+-107.34487 '''Hiland''']... aka Wolton Cemetery SE1/4 SEC2 T36N R88W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''  
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.11764,+-107.34487 '''Hiland''']... aka Wolton Cemetery SE1/4 SEC2 T36N R88W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''  
*'''[http://lds.org/placestovisit/eng/historical-sites/mormon-handcart-historic-site Martins Cove]'''... No visible graves.  
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:*'''[http://lds.org/placestovisit/eng/historical-sites/mormon-handcart-historic-site Martins Cove]'''... No visible graves.  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.41763,+-106.34070 '''Midwest''']... SEC21 T40N R79W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''  
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.41763,+-106.34070 '''Midwest''']... SEC21 T40N R79W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''  
*'''Natrona County Isolated Gravesites'''... Many of these graves lie near the historic trails that passed through Natrona County in the mid-1800s. '''CR&nbsp;I 1889-1950'''  
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:*'''Natrona County Isolated Gravesites'''... Many of these graves lie near the historic trails that passed through Natrona County in the mid-1800s. '''CR&nbsp;I 1889-1950'''  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.56503,+-106.72133 '''New Alcova''']... SEC13 T30N R83W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''  
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.56503,+-106.72133 '''New Alcova''']... SEC13 T30N R83W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.07039,+-107.45125 '''O'Donnell''']... NW1/4 NE1/4 SEC25 T36N R89W. ON&nbsp;PRIVATE&nbsp;LAND. '''CR&nbsp;III'''  
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.07039,+-107.45125 '''O'Donnell''']... NW1/4 NE1/4 SEC25 T36N R89W. ON&nbsp;PRIVATE&nbsp;LAND. '''CR&nbsp;III'''  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.57167,+-106.70743 '''Old Alcova''']... NE1/4 NW1/4 SEC18 T30N R82W. '''CR I 1889-1950 '''  
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.57167,+-106.70743 '''Old Alcova''']... NE1/4 NW1/4 SEC18 T30N R82W. '''CR I 1889-1950 '''  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.47980,+-106.84229 '''Pathfinder''']... SE1/4 SEC13 T29N R84W. One mile northeast of Pathfinder Dam. '''CR I 1889-1950 '''  
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.47980,+-106.84229 '''Pathfinder''']... SE1/4 SEC13 T29N R84W. One mile northeast of Pathfinder Dam. '''CR I 1889-1950 '''  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.07094,+-107.19736 '''Waltman''']... SEC20 T36N R86W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.07094,+-107.19736 '''Waltman''']... SEC20 T36N R86W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
  
<br> The Natrona County Genealogical Society has published records for these cemeteries and gravesites as noted above in ''Natrona County, Wyoming Cemetery Records, Vols. I through IV ''(CR I, CR&nbsp;II, CR III CR&nbsp;IV).&nbsp;&nbsp; These publications are available at the [http://www.natronacountylibrary.org/ Natrona County Public Library]&nbsp;and the LDS Family&nbsp;history center in Casper.&nbsp; Many of these cemeteries also have extensive listings and photographs on [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=53&CScnty=3131 Find A Grave].<br>
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<br> The Natrona County Genealogical Society has published records for these cemeteries and gravesites as noted above in ''Natrona County, Wyoming Cemetery Records, Vols. I through IV ''(CR I, CR II, CR III CR IV). These publications are available at the [http://www.natronacountylibrary.org/ Natrona County Public Library] and the LDS Family History Center in Casper. Many of these cemeteries also have extensive listings and photographs on [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=53&CScnty=3131 Find A Grave].  
  
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{{Census|Wyoming}}  
 
{{Census|Wyoming}}  
  
==== Church Records ====
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''  
 
'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''  
  
*Casper Stake<br>3931 W 45th St,<br>Casper, Wyoming 82604<br>Phone 1-307-265-1834
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:*Casper Stake<br>3931 W 45th St,<br>Casper, Wyoming 82604<br>307-265-1834
  
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
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==== History ====
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*[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofnatrona00mokl ''History of Natrona County, Wyoming, 1888-1922'']
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:*[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofnatrona00mokl ''History of Natrona County, Wyoming, 1888-1922'']
  
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*[http://www.casperjournal.com/ '''Casper Journal''']  
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:*[http://www.casperjournal.com/ '''Casper Journal''']  
*[http://trib.com/ '''Casper Star-Tribune''']  
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:*[http://trib.com/ '''Casper Star-Tribune''']
*[http://www.wyonewspapers.org/ '''Wyoming Newspaper Project'''] Digitized and searchable newspapers published in Wyoming between 1849 and 1922.
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:*[http://www.wyonewspapers.org/ '''Wyoming Newspaper Project'''] Digitized and searchable newspapers published in Wyoming between 1849 and 1922.
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==== Probate  ====
 
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===== Courthouse  =====
 
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County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1888, military discharge records, power of attorney, notary and commissions tax license-state and federal; Clerk 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. Natrona County, Wyoming</ref>
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County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1888, military discharge records, power of attorney, notary and commissions tax license-state and federal.<br>Clerk 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. Natrona County, Wyoming</ref>  
  
 
===== Family History Centers  =====
 
===== Family History Centers  =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
*[[Casper Wyoming Family History Center]]
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:*[[Casper Wyoming Family History Center]]
  
 
===== Libraries  =====
 
===== Libraries  =====
  
*'''[http://www.natronacountylibrary.org/ Natrona County Public Library] '''307 E 2nd St, Casper, Wyoming 82601. Phone 1-307-237-4935<br>  
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:*[http://www.natronacountylibrary.org/ Natrona County Public Library] 307 E 2nd St, Casper, Wyoming 82601. Phone 1-307-237-4935<br>  
*'''[http://www.caspercollege.edu/whc/index.html The Casper College Western History Center]''' Located in the Goodstein Library on the Casper College campus.
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:*[http://www.caspercollege.edu/whc/index.html The Casper College Western History Center] Located in the Goodstein Library on the Casper College campus.
  
 
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===== Societies  =====
 
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*'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wynatron/NCGS.htm Natrona County Genealogical Society] '''P.O. Box 50665, Casper, Wyoming 82606.
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:*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wynatron/NCGS.htm Natrona County Genealogical Society] P.O. Box 50665, Casper, Wyoming 82606
  
 
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*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm '''Western States Marriage Index'''] Over 390 marriages from 29 May 1890 to 15 Sep 1908.  
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm '''Western States Marriage Index'''] Over 390 marriages from 29 May 1890 to 15 Sep 1908.  
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708702 '''Wyoming Marriages, 1877-1920''']
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708702 '''Wyoming Marriages, 1877-1920''']
  
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Guide to Natrona County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Natrona County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 9, 1888
County Seat Casper
Courthouse
Address Natrona County Courthouse
200 North Center Street Rm 157
Casper, WY 82601
Phone: 307.235.9200
Natrona County Website
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Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
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1890*
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1880
1891
1890
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Casper and Casper Mountain

  • Casper Mountain... aka Laymon Cemetery, Echo Canyon Cemetery, Elkhorn Canyon Cemetery SE1/4 SEC4 T32N R79W. ASHES ONLY. CR III 1961-1989
  • Crimson Dawn... SEC23 T32N R79W. CR I 1889-1950
  • Eadsville... SEC19 T32N R79W. CR I 1889-1950
  • Fougstedt... SEC8 T23N R79W. CR I 1889-1950
  • Highland (1889 to present)... Owned by the City of Casper. Phone 1-307-235-8317. CR I 1889-1950, CR II 1951-1985
  • Memorial Gardens (1954 to present)... Privately owned. Phone 1-307-472-6345. CR III 1954-1989
  • Old Pioneer... Unknown number of unmarked graves. Eleven cenotaphs and one illegible marker on Fort Caspar grounds.
  • Oregon Trail (1984 to present)... Veterans cemetery. CR III 1984-1989
  • Red Buttes... SW1/4 NW1/4 SEC16 T33N R80W. ON PRIVATE LAND. Memorial to the soldiers who died here in 1865. NO GRAVES. CR I 1889-1950

Surrounding County

  • Annis Ranch... SEC14 T29N R85W. ON PRIVATE LAND.
  • Arminto... SE1/4 NW1/4 SEC14 T37N R87W. CR I 1889-1950
  • Bothwell... SE1/4 SEC21 T30N R85W. ON PRIVATE LAND. No visible graves. CR I 1889-1950
  • Edgerton... SEC19 T40N R78W. CR I 1889-1950
  • Freeland...S1/2 SW1/4 SEC14 T31N R80W.CR I 1889-1950
  • Hiland... aka Wolton Cemetery SE1/4 SEC2 T36N R88W. CR I 1889-1950
  • Martins Cove... No visible graves.
  • Midwest... SEC21 T40N R79W. CR I 1889-1950
  • Natrona County Isolated Gravesites... Many of these graves lie near the historic trails that passed through Natrona County in the mid-1800s. CR I 1889-1950
  • New Alcova... SEC13 T30N R83W. CR I 1889-1950
  • O'Donnell... NW1/4 NE1/4 SEC25 T36N R89W. ON PRIVATE LAND. CR III
  • Old Alcova... NE1/4 NW1/4 SEC18 T30N R82W. CR I 1889-1950
  • Pathfinder... SE1/4 SEC13 T29N R84W. One mile northeast of Pathfinder Dam. CR I 1889-1950
  • Waltman... SEC20 T36N R86W. CR I 1889-1950


The Natrona County Genealogical Society has published records for these cemeteries and gravesites as noted above in Natrona County, Wyoming Cemetery Records, Vols. I through IV (CR I, CR II, CR III CR IV). These publications are available at the Natrona County Public Library and the LDS Family History Center in Casper. Many of these cemeteries also have extensive listings and photographs on Find A Grave.

Census

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

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Casper Stake
    3931 W 45th St,
    Casper, Wyoming 82604
    307-265-1834

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

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

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1888, military discharge records, power of attorney, notary and commissions tax license-state and federal.
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records. [5]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

Places

Alcova Blue Hill (hist.) Edgerton Natrona
Allendale Brookhurst Evansville Paradise Valley
Antelope Hills Bucknum Freeland (hist.) Petrie
Arminto Camel Hump Hartrandt Powder River
Badwater Casper Hiland Red Butte
Bar Nunn Casper Mountain Homa Hills Salt Creek (hist.)
Bessemer (hist.) Cow Hollow Midwest Strouds
Bessemer Bend Crimson Dawn Mills Vista West
Bishop Eadsville (hist.) Mountain View Waltman

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. Natrona County, Wyoming