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 class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline"> </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 style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>  
  
 
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*[[Lincoln County, Wyoming|Lincoln]]  
 
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*[[Sublette County, Wyoming|Sublette]]  
 
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*[[Summit County, Utah|Summit County, Utah]]  
 
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Green_River Green River]
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:*[[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>
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:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>"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).</ref>
  
 
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Revision as of 02:56, 19 July 2011

 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

Migration

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

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).
  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 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).