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=== Historical Facts ===
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
 
*'''Parent County:''' created 20 February 1913 from [[Uinta County, Wyoming|Uinta ]]County.  
 
*'''Parent County:''' created 20 February 1913 from [[Uinta County, Wyoming|Uinta ]]County.  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Record Loss ====
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=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
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*Turnerville Cemetery
 
*Turnerville Cemetery
  
[http://lchs.zenfolio.com/f365028383 Star Valley Sexton Records]
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[http://lchs.zenfolio.com/f365028383 Star Valley Sexton Records]  
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
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==== History  ====
 
==== History  ====
  
:*[http://starvalleyhs.lincolncountywy.org/Oral_Histories.html Star Valley Oral Histories]
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:*[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)
 
:*[http://starvalleyhs.lincolncountywy.org/Pioneer_Families.html Star Valley Pioneer Families]&nbsp;(settled prior to 1886)
  
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
'''Cokeville'''
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:*[http://wyonewspapers.org/ Cokeville Register 1914-1919 and other early Wyoming newspapers]
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:*[http://wyonewspapers.org/ Kemmerer Camera from 1901 to 1921] and the&nbsp;:*[http://wyonewspapers.org/ Kemmerer Republican from 1914 through 1920].
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:*[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.
  
*[http://wyonewspapers.org/ Cokeville Register 1914-1919 and other early Wyoming newspapers]
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==== Probate  ====
 
 
'''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].
 
 
 
'''Star Valley'''
 
  
*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.
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==== Public Records ====
 
 
==== Probate ====
 
  
==== Public Records ====
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==== Repositories  ====
  
==== Repositories ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
  
===== Courthouse =====
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1913 and land records.<br> Clerk District Court has divorce and probate records from 1913 and court records.<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Lincoln County, Wyoming</ref>
  
County Clerk has marriage records from 1913 and land <br>records; Clerk District Court has divorce and probate <br>records from 1913 and court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Lincoln County, Wyoming</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
  
===== Family History Centers =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[[Afton Wyoming Family History Center]]  
*[[Afton Wyoming Family History Center]]  
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:*[http://www.cokevillehs.org/index.html Cokeville Historical Society]  
*[http://www.cokevillehs.org/index.html Cokeville Historical Society]  
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:*[[Kemmerer Wyoming Family History Center]]  
*[[Kemmerer Wyoming Family History Center]]  
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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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===== Museums =====
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===== Museums =====
  
===== Societies =====
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===== Societies =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
===== Birth =====
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===== Birth =====
  
===== Marriage =====
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===== Marriage =====
  
Over 2,231 marriages dating from 12 Jan 1899 are listed in the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] over 2,231 marriages dating from 12 Jan 1899
  
===== Death =====
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===== Death =====
  
 
==== Websites  ====
 
==== Websites  ====

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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



Historical Facts

  • Parent County: created 20 February 1913 from Uinta County.
  • County Seat: Kemmerer [1]
  • Neighboring Counties:

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

The following is a list of cemeteries in Lincoln County:

  • 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
  • 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

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

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1913 and land records.
Clerk District Court has divorce and probate records from 1913 and court records.[4]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

Places

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 Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Lincoln County, Wyoming