Sweetwater County, Wyoming Genealogy

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'''1867--''''''Sweetwater County''' was organized 27 December 1867&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Green River <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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'''1867--''''''Sweetwater County''' was organized 27 December 1867&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Green River <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/Arrowhead_Springs,_Wyoming Arrowhead Springs]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arrowhead_Springs,_Wyoming Arrowhead Springs]  
 
| Creston Junction  
 
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205212&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Sweetwater%2C+Superior&columns=*,0,0 Superior]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bairoil,_Wyoming Bairoil]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bairoil,_Wyoming Bairoil]  
 
| Dines (hist.)  
 
| Dines (hist.)  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_America,_Wyoming Little America]  
 
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205210&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Sweetwater%2C+Reliance&columns=*,0,0 Reliance]  
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweeney_Ranch,_Wyoming Sweeney Ranch]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweeney_Ranch,_Wyoming Sweeney Ranch]
 
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| Bitter Creek  
 
| Bitter Creek  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eden,_Wyoming Eden]  
 
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205209&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Sweetwater%2C+McKinnon&columns=*,0,0 McKinnon]  
 
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205211&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Sweetwater%2C+Rock+Springs&columns=*,0,0 Rock Springs]  
 
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| Burntfork  
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| Salt Wells  
 
| Salt Wells  
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wamsutter,_Wyoming Wamsutter]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wamsutter,_Wyoming Wamsutter]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clearview_Acres,_Wyoming Clearview Acres]
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205208&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Sweetwater%2C+Green+River&columns=*,0,0 Green River]  
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purple_Sage,_Wyoming Purple Sage]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purple_Sage,_Wyoming Purple Sage]  
 
| South Superior  
 
| South Superior  
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washam,_Wyoming Washam]
 
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| Creston  
 
| Creston  
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Town,_Wyoming James Town]
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| Quealy  
 
| Quealy  
 
| Squaw Hollow (hist.)  
 
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 United States  > Wyoming > Sweetwater County

Contents

County Courthouse

History

Parent County

'1867--'Sweetwater County was organized 27 December 1867 as an original county.  County seat: Green River [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Arrowhead Springs Creston Junction Kanda Red Desert Superior
Bairoil Dines (hist.) Little America Reliance Sweeney Ranch
Bitter Creek Eden McKinnon Riner Table Rock
Blairtown Farson Monell Robinson Thayer Junction
Bryan Fort La Clede (hist.) North Rock Springs Rock Springs Tipton
Burntfork Granger Point of Rocks Salt Wells Wamsutter
Clearview Acres Green River Purple Sage South Superior Washam
Creston James Town Quealy Squaw Hollow (hist.) Winton












Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Bryon "Railroad Section" 978.785 V3m, 978.785 V3ma
Farson, Eden Valley 978.785 V3ma
Green River 978.785/G1 V3s
Green River, Riverview Memorial 978.785 V3m, 978.785 V3ma
Rock Springs, City Cemetery, Mountain View Section 978.785/R1 V3r (some obituary records)
Rock Springs, Rest Haven Memorial Garden 978.785 V3ma
Superior 978.785/S1 V3b, 978.785 V3ma

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Green River, McKinnon, Reliance, Rock Springs,Rock Springs 1st, Rock Springs 2nd, Superior and Winton .

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

The bulk of the probate case files from the 1870's to the 1940's have been transferred to the Wyoming State Archives in Cheyenne. Check their website for additional details.

Taxation

Vital Records

924 marriages from 7 Jun 1870 to 25 Jun 1904 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

  • Sweetwater County Historical Society
    80 W. Flaming Gorge Wy.
    Green River 82935

Web Sites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Genealogy Trails: Sweetwater County Site. A Volunteer project dedicated to making genealogy records free to the public. Includes links to births, marriages and deaths; newspaper stories obituaries, censuses, military data, and more.
  • Family History Library Catalog

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).