Lincoln County, Wyoming Genealogy
Guide to Lincoln County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
|Lincoln County, Wyoming|
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
|Founded||February 20, 1913|
|Address|| Lincoln County Courthouse|
PO Box 670
Kemmerer, WY 83101
Lincoln County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 1.1 Historical Facts =
- 1.2 Resources
- 1.2.1 Biography
- 1.2.2 Cemeteries
- 1.2.3 Census
- 1.2.4 Church Records
- 1.2.5 Court Records
- 1.2.6 Emigration and Immigration
- 1.2.7 Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups
- 1.2.8 Genealogy
- 1.2.9 History
- 1.2.10 Land and Property
- 1.2.11 Maps
- 1.2.12 Migration
- 1.2.13 Military
- 1.2.14 Naturalization and Citizenship
- 1.2.15 Newspapers
- 1.2.16 Probate
- 1.2.17 Taxation
- 1.2.18 Vital Records
- 2 Societies and Libraries
County Clerk has marriage records from 1913 and land
records; Clerk District Court has divorce and probate
records from 1913 and court records
Historical Facts =
- Parent County: created 20 February 1913 from Uinta County.
- County Seat: Kemmerer 
- Neighboring Counties:
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
For tips on accessing Lincoln County, Wyoming Genealogy census records online, see: Wyoming Census.
LDS Ward and Branch Records
- Afton N.
- Afton S.
Emigration and Immigration
Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups
Star Valley Pioneer Families (settled prior to 1886)
Land and Property
Early migration routes to and from Lincoln County, Wyoming Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:
Naturalization and Citizenship
- Read the actual issues of the early Kemmerer Camera from 1901 to 1921 and the Kemmerer Republican from 1914 through 1920.
- Read the early issues of the Star Valley Pioneer/Star Valley Independent from 1901 through 1922. Other historical newspapers throughout the State of Wyoming may be searched at this website.
2,231 marriages from 12 Jan 1899 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- Introduction to LDS Family History Centers
- Afton Wyoming Family History Center
- Cokeville Historical Society
- Kemmerer Wyoming Family History Center
- Star Valley Historical Society
- County Clerk
- Lookups (GenWeb)
- Star Valley Historical Photographs
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Lincoln County, Wyoming
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
- Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map IV" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap4.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
- "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).