Platte County, Wyoming Genealogy

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Revision as of 05:17, 28 April 2013

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Guide to Platte County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Platte County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 9, 1911
County Seat Wheatland
Courthouse
Address Platte County Courthouse
806 9th Street
Wheatland, WY 82201
Phone: 307.322.3555
Platte County Website

Contents

Historical Facts

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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


Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Platte County, Wyoming Genealogy 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 1890;
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records[5]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

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

Bordeaux Curtis Guernsey Slater Westview Circle
Brinton Diamond Hartville Sunrise Wheatland
Cassa Dwyer Natwick Uva Y-O Ranch
Chugwater Glendo Sibylee Wendover

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. 767. Platte County, Wyoming