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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Teton_County,_Wyoming|Teton County]]''  
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Guide to '''Teton County Wyoming genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records. <br>
  
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Teton_County,_Wyoming|Teton County]] [[Image:Teton Valley Wyoming near Jackson bordering Idaho.jpg|frame|right|290x190px|Teton Valley Wyoming near Jackson bordering Idaho.jpg]] <br><br>
  
== County Courthouse ==
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{{WYDC}} {{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Teton County  
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| county_map = Wy-teton.png
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| state = Wyoming
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| founded year = 1921
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| founded date = February 15
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| seat = [[Jackson, Wyoming|Jackson]]  
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| building image =  
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| building address = Teton County Courthouse<br>200 S Willow<br>PO Box 1727<br>Jackson, WY 83001<br>Phone: 307.733.4430<br>[http://www.tetonwyo.org/ '''Teton County Website'''] }}
  
[http://www.tetonwyo.org/ Teton County Courthouse]<br> 200 S Willow; PO Box 1727; <br>Jackson, WY 83001<br> Phone: 307.733.4430&nbsp;<br><br>County&nbsp;Clerk&nbsp;has marriage, divorce, probate, <br>land and court records<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767. Teton County, Wyoming</ref>  
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== History ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== Parent County  ====
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'''1921--''' Teton County was created 15 February 1921&nbsp;from [[Lincoln County, Wyoming|Lincoln County]]. '''County seat: '''Jackson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Teton%2C+Alta|subject|disp=Alta}}
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoback,_Wyoming Hoback]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moose_Wilson_Road,_Wyoming Moose]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teton_Village,_Wyoming Teton Village]
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| Beaver Creek
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Teton County, Wyoming#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Teton%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=Jackson}}
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Teton County, Wyoming#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moran,_Wyoming Moran]  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Teton County, Wyoming#Death|Death]]'''</center>
| West Thumb
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Teton County, Wyoming#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Teton County, Wyoming#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Teton County, Wyoming#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
 
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| Colter Bay Village
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelly,_Wyoming Kelly]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1922*</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rafter_J_Ranch,_Wyoming Rafter J Ranch]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Teton%2C+Wilson|subject|disp=Wilson}}
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1902</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1923</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1922</center>
 
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Teton%2C+Grovont|subject|disp=Grovont}}
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Teton County, Wyoming#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Teton County, Wyoming#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Teton County, Wyoming#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
| Lake
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Park,_Wyoming South Park]  
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*'''Parent County:''' created 15 February 1921 from [[Lincoln County, Wyoming|Lincoln County]].
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*'''County seat: '''Jackson <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Bonneville County, Idaho|Bonneville County, Idaho]] | [[Fremont County, Idaho|Fremont County, Idaho]] | [[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]] | [[Gallatin County, Montana|Gallatin County, Montana]] | [[Lincoln County, Wyoming|Lincoln]] | [[Park County, Wyoming|Park]] | [[Sublette County, Wyoming|Sublette]] | [[Teton County, Idaho|Teton County, Idaho]]
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Boundary Changes ====
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For animated maps illustrating Wyoming County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/wyoming/ "Rotating Formation Wyoming County Boundary Maps"] (1848-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
  
*&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Bonneville County, Idaho|&nbsp;Bonneville County, Idaho]]
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==== Record Loss  ====
*&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[[Fremont County, Idaho|Fremont County, Idaho]]
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*&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Fremont County, Wyoming|&nbsp;Fremont]]
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=== Resources  ===
*&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Gallatin County, Montana|&nbsp;Gallatin County, Montana]]
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*&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[[Lincoln County, Wyoming|Lincoln]]
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==== Biography ====
*&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Park County, Wyoming|&nbsp;Park]]
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*&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Sublette County, Wyoming|&nbsp;Sublette]]
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*&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[[Teton County, Idaho|Teton County, Idaho]]
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== Resources ==
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==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=116833 Aspen Hill Cemetery, Jackson] BillionGraves  
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:*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=116833 Aspen Hill Cemetery, Jackson] BillionGraves
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Wyoming}}  
 
{{Census|Wyoming}}  
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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{{WY Church Intro}}
  
*Grovont
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
*Jackson
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*South Park
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*Wilson
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==== Court  ====
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:*Grovont
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:*Jackson
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:*South Park
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:*Wilson
  
==== Land ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Directories ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Gazetteers  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== History  ====
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{{WY History Intro}}
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==== Land and Property  ====
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{{WY Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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[[Image:Wyteton.jpg|500px|Wyteton.jpg]]
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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:*[http://wyonewspapers.org/ Wyoming Newspaper Project]
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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{{WY Probate Intro|Albany}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/wyoming/wy-society-archive/ Wyoming Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
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===== Courthouse  =====
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County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, land and court records.<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767. Teton County, Wyoming</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[[Jackson Wyoming Family History Center]]
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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{{WY Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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{{WY Vital Intro}}
  
==== Family History Centers <br> ====
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===== Birth =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Marriage  =====
*[[Jackson Wyoming Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites ==
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===== Death =====
  
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wyoming/teton-county/ Teton County, WY History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/115913245178535432184 Wyoming Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/172613919473047/ Wyoming Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Teton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Teton|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Teton%2C+Alta|subject|disp=Alta}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hoback,_Wyoming Hoback]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moose_Wilson_Road,_Wyoming Moose]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teton_Village,_Wyoming Teton Village]
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| Beaver Creek
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Teton%2C+Jackson|subject|disp=Jackson}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moran,_Wyoming Moran]
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| West Thumb
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| Colter Bay Village
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelly,_Wyoming Kelly]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rafter_J_Ranch,_Wyoming Rafter J Ranch]
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Teton%2C+Wilson|subject|disp=Wilson}}
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Teton%2C+Grovont|subject|disp=Grovont}}
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| Lake
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Park,_Wyoming South Park]
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=== References  ===
  
 
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Latest revision as of 00:00, 9 April 2014

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

United States Gotoarrow.png Wyoming Gotoarrow.png Teton County
Teton Valley Wyoming near Jackson bordering Idaho.jpg


Hand and keyboard.jpg Wyoming
Online Records
Teton County, Wyoming
Map
Map of Wyoming highlighting Teton County
Location in the state of Wyoming
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 15, 1921
County Seat Jackson
Courthouse
Address Teton County Courthouse
200 S Willow
PO Box 1727
Jackson, WY 83001
Phone: 307.733.4430
Teton County Website


Contents

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
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1922*
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1902
1923
1922
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Wyoming County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Wyoming County Boundary Maps" (1848-1965) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Wyoming denominations, view the Wyoming Church Records wiki page.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Grovont
  • Jackson
  • South Park
  • Wilson

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Teton County, Wyoming. County and town histories may include biographies, church, school and government history, and military information. For more information about local histories, see the wiki page section Wyoming Local Histories.

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Wyoming Land and Property for additional information about early Wyoming land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Maps

Wyteton.jpg

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

In most counties in Wyoming, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The Family History Library Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Wyoming- Albany - Probate records.

Public Records

Repositories

See also a List of Wyoming Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate, land and court records.[2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Wyoming tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Vital Records

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. See the CDC Where to Write website for information on acquiring copies of these records.

See also How to order Wyoming Vital Records, order electronically online or download an application for Wyomong Birth Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.


Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

Places

Alta Hoback Moose Teton Village
Beaver Creek Jackson Moran West Thumb
Colter Bay Village Kelly Rafter J Ranch Wilson
Grovont Lake South Park

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767. Teton County, Wyoming

 

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