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| building address = Lincoln County Courthouse<br>PO Box 670<br>Kemmerer, WY 83101<br>Phone: 307.877.9056<br>[http://www.lcwy.org/ '''Lincoln County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Lincoln County Courthouse<br>PO Box 670<br>Kemmerer, WY 83101<br>Phone: 307.877.9056<br>[http://www.lcwy.org/ '''Lincoln County Website'''] }}  
  
[[Image:Lincoln County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|250px]]  
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[[Image:Lincoln County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|250px|Lincoln County Wyoming.png]]  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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=== Historical Facts ====
 
=== Historical Facts ====
  
*'''Parent County:''' created 20 February 1913 from [[Uinta County, Wyoming|Uinta ]]County.
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*'''Parent County:''' created 20 February 1913 from [[Uinta County, Wyoming|Uinta ]]County.  
*'''County Seat:''' Kemmerer <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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*'''County Seat:''' Kemmerer <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>  
*'''Neighboring Counties:'''  
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*'''Neighboring Counties:'''
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
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==== Biography ====
=== Resources  ===
 
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[[South Lincoln Cemetery (Lincoln County, Wyoming)|South Lincoln Cemetery]]
 
*[[South Lincoln Cemetery (Lincoln County, Wyoming)|South Lincoln Cemetery]]
  
===== Cokeville [http://www.cokevillehs.org/headstones.html Headstones] and [http://www.cokevillehs.org/obituaries.html Obituaries]&nbsp;(Sponsored by the Cokeville Historical Society)  =====
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===== Cokeville [http://www.cokevillehs.org/headstones.html Headstones] and [http://www.cokevillehs.org/obituaries.html Obituaries] Sponsored by the Cokeville Historical Society)  =====
  
 
*Border Cemetery  
 
*Border Cemetery  
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{{Census|Wyoming}}  
 
{{Census|Wyoming}}  
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
  
 
*Afton  
 
*Afton  
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*Turnerville
 
*Turnerville
  
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==== Land  ====
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==== History ====
  
 
[http://starvalleyhs.lincolncountywy.org/Oral_Histories.html Star Valley Oral Histories]  
 
[http://starvalleyhs.lincolncountywy.org/Oral_Histories.html Star Valley Oral Histories]  
  
[http://starvalleyhs.lincolncountywy.org/Pioneer_Families.html Star Valley Pioneer Families]&nbsp;(settled prior to 1886)  
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[http://starvalleyhs.lincolncountywy.org/Pioneer_Families.html Star Valley Pioneer Families]&nbsp;(settled prior to 1886)
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
===== Cokeville =====
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'''Cokeville'''
 
 
 
*[http://wyonewspapers.org/ Cokeville Register 1914-1919 and other early Wyoming newspapers]
 
*[http://wyonewspapers.org/ Cokeville Register 1914-1919 and other early Wyoming newspapers]
  
===== Kemmerer Newspapers<br>  =====
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'''Kemmerer'''
 
 
 
*Read the actual issues of the early [http://wyonewspapers.org/ Kemmerer Camera from 1901 to 1921] and the [http://wyonewspapers.org/ Kemmerer Republican from 1914 through 1920].
 
*Read the actual issues of the early [http://wyonewspapers.org/ Kemmerer Camera from 1901 to 1921] and the [http://wyonewspapers.org/ Kemmerer Republican from 1914 through 1920].
  
===== Star Valley Newspapers  =====
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'''Star Valley'''
 
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*Read the early issues of the&nbsp;[http://www.wyonewspapers.org/ Star Valley Pioneer/Star Valley Independent from 1901 through 1922]. Other historical newspapers throughout the State of Wyoming may be searched at this website.
*Read the early issues of the&nbsp;[http://www.wyonewspapers.org/ Star Valley Pioneer/Star Valley Independent from 1901 through 1922]. Other historical newspapers throughout the State of Wyoming may be found at this website as well
 
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
  
==== Family History Centers ====
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==== Family History Centers ====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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*[http://http://starvalleyhs.lincolncountywy.org/index.html Star Valley Historical Society]
 
*[http://http://starvalleyhs.lincolncountywy.org/index.html Star Valley Historical Society]
  
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*[http://www.lcwy.org/clerk.asp County Clerk]  
 
*[http://www.lcwy.org/clerk.asp County Clerk]  
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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Lincoln|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Lincoln|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
=== Places ===
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=== Places ===
 
 
 
{{Lincoln County, Wyoming}}  
 
{{Lincoln County, Wyoming}}  
  
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Guide to Lincoln County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Lincoln County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 20, 1913
County Seat Kemmerer
Courthouse
Address Lincoln County Courthouse
PO Box 670
Kemmerer, WY 83101
Phone: 307.877.9056
Lincoln County Website


File:Lincoln County Wyoming.png
Lincoln County Wyoming.png

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1913 and land
records; Clerk District Court has divorce and probate
records from 1913 and court records[1]

Historical Facts =

  • Parent County: created 20 February 1913 from Uinta County.
  • County Seat: Kemmerer [2]
  • Neighboring Counties:

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

The following is a list of cemeteries in Lincoln County:

Cokeville Headstones and Obituaries Sponsored by the Cokeville Historical Society)
  • Border Cemetery
  • Cokeville Cemetery
  • Geneva Cemetery
  • Raymond Cemetery
  • Sage Cemetery
  • Smith Fork Cemetery
Kemmerer Headstones (Sponsored by the Lincoln County Historical Society)
  • Beaver Cemetrey
  • Diamondville Cemetery
  • Ham's Fork Cemetery
  • Holden Cemetery
  • Kemmerer Cemetery
  • Twin Creeks Cemetery
  • Viola-LaBarge Cemetery
Star Valley Headstones and Obituaries (Sponsored by the Star Valley Historical Society)
  • Afton Cemetery
  • Alpine Cemetery
  • Amesville Cemetery
  • Auburn Cemetery
  • Bedford Cemetery
  • Etna Cemetery
  • Fairview Cemetery
  • Freedom Cemetery
  • Grover Cemetery
  • Smoot Cemetery
  • Thayne Cemetery
  • Turnerville Cemetery

Star Valley Sexton Records

Census

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

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Afton
  • Afton N.
  • Afton S.
  • Auburn
  • Bedford
  • Cokeville
  • Cumberland
  • Diamondvillle
  • Diamondville-Kemmerer
  • Elkol
  • Etna
  • Fairview
  • Freedom
  • Grover
  • Kemmerer
  • Kemmerer-Diamondville
  • Oakley
  • Osmond
  • Smoot
  • Thayne
  • Turnerville

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Genealogy

History

Star Valley Oral Histories

Star Valley Pioneer Families (settled prior to 1886)

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

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

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Cokeville

Kemmerer

Star Valley

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

2,231 marriages from 12 Jan 1899 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Websites

Places

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Lincoln County, Wyoming
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map IV" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap4.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).