Carbon County, Wyoming Genealogy
Guide to Carbon County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Carbon County, Wyoming|
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
|Founded||December 16, 1868|
|Address|| Carbon County Courthouse|
PO Box 6
Rawlins, WY 82301
Carbon County Website
- 1 Historical Facts
- 2 Resources
- 2.1 Biography
- 2.2 Cemeteries
- 2.3 Census
- 2.4 Church Records
- 2.5 Court Records
- 2.6 Directories
- 2.7 Emigration and Immigration
- 2.8 Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups
- 2.9 Gazetteers
- 2.10 Genealogy
- 2.11 History
- 2.12 Land and Property
- 2.13 Maps
- 2.14 Migration
- 2.15 Military
- 2.16 Naturalization and Citizenship
- 2.17 Newspapers
- 2.18 Obituaries
- 2.19 Probate
- 2.20 Public Records
- 2.21 Repositories
- 2.22 Taxation
- 2.23 Vital Records
- 2.24 Websites
- 3 Places
- 4 References
|Beginning dates for major county records|
|* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries|
- Parent County: created 16 December 1868 as an original county
- County Seat: Rawlins 
- Neighboring Counties: Albany | Converse | Fremont | Jackson County, Colorado | Moffat County, Colorado | Natrona | Routt County, Colorado | Sweetwater
For a list of people buried in the following cemeteries see FHL 978.786 V3m:
Baggs, Baker, Anderson, Encampment, Grand Encampment, Mountain View-Riverside, Wyoming State Penitentiary, Rawlins City, Saratoga, Cadwell, Indian Creek, Baggott, Overland Crossing, Higby, Battle, Graves in County, Kennaday, Reader, Elk Mountain, Hanna, Fort Steele, Medicine Bow-Trails End Cemetery, Carbon, Dixon, Mexican Flats, Birdgulch, McCarger, Anderson Ranch, Saulsbury Ranch (These were recorded in the summer of 1998. At the beginning of each section is directions to find the cemetery and a map of the cemetery.)
For tips on accessing Carbon County, Wyoming Genealogy census records online, see: Wyoming Census.
LDS Ward and Branch Records
- Rawlins Wyoming Branch. Record of Members 1924-1936.
Emigration and Immigration
Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups
Land and Property
Early migration routes to and from Carbon County, Wyoming Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:
Naturalization and Citizenship
County Clerk has marriage records from 1876 and land records from 1880.
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records.
Family History Centers
- Western States Marriage Index over 1,432 marriages 21 Nov 1870 to 24 Nov 1909
- The Carbon County WY GenWeb Project, a member of The WYGenWeb Project, an affiliate of The USGenWeb Project
- County Clerk
- Lookups (GenWeb)
- Family History Library Catalog
|Baggs||Dillon (hist.)||Ferris (hist.)||Marvin Place (hist.)||Riverside||Sinclair|
|Battle (hist.)||Dixon||Fort Steele||McFadden||Rudefeha (hist.)||Walcott|
|Benton||Edson||Grand Encampment(hist.)||Medicine Bow||Ryan Park||Widdowfield (hist.)|
|Carbon||Elk Mountain||Hanna||Morrisey (hist.)||Sampo (hist.)|
|Copperton (hist.)||Elmo||Ivans Grove (hist.)||Muddy Gap||Saratoga|
|Coyote Springs||Elwood (hist.)||Lamont||Rambler (hist.)||Savery|
|Dexterville (hist.)||Encampment||Leo||Rawlins||Shirley (hist.)|
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
- Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map III" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap3.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
- "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
- "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).
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Carbon County, Wyoming