Natrona County, Wyoming Genealogy

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== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
200 North Center<br>Casper, WY 82601<br>1-307-235-9200<br>Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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200 North Center<br>Casper, WY 82601<br>1-307-235-9200<br>Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm  
  
 
== History  ==
 
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'''1888&nbsp; '''Natrona County was created 9 March 1888&nbsp;from [[Carbon County, Wyoming|Carbon]] County.&nbsp; County seat: Casper. <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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'''1888&nbsp; '''Natrona County was created 9 March 1888&nbsp;from [[Carbon County, Wyoming|Carbon]] County.&nbsp; County seat: Casper. <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://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antelope_Hills,_Wyoming Antelope Hills]  
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartrandt,_Wyoming Hartrandt]  
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Powder+River|subject|disp=Powder River}}
 
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| Badwater  
 
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Casper|subject|disp=Casper}}  
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar_Nunn,_Wyoming Bar Nunn]  
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casper_Mountain,_Wyoming Casper Mountain]  
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casper_Mountain,_Wyoming Casper Mountain]  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bessemer_Bend,_Wyoming Bessemer Bend]  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.07094,+-107.19736 '''Waltman''']... SEC20 T36N R86W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
 
*[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 III'' (CR I, CR&nbsp;II, CR III).&nbsp; These publications are available at the [http://www.natronacountylibrary.org/ Natrona County Public Library], and for purchase at Ralph's Books &amp; Cards 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&nbsp;II, CR III CR IV).&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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*'''[http://www.caspercollege.edu/whc/index.html The Casper College Western History Center]''' Located in the Goodstein Library on the Casper College campus.
 
*'''[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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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Casper Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
*[[Casper Wyoming Family History Center]]
  

Revision as of 02:12, 27 January 2012

 United States  > Wyoming > Natrona County

Contents

County Courthouse

200 North Center
Casper, WY 82601
1-307-235-9200
Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

History

Parent County

1888  Natrona County was created 9 March 1888 from Carbon County.  County seat: Casper. [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated 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











Neighboring Counties

Resources

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.

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Casper Stake 3931 W 45th St, Casper, Wyoming 82604. Phone 1-307-265-1834.

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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).
  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).