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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Sheridan_County,_Wyoming|Sheridan County]]''
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[[United States Genealogy|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming Genealogy|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Sheridan_County,_Wyoming|Sheridan County]]  
  
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Guide to '''Sheridan County, Wyoming ancestry, family history, and genealogy''' birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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{{Click|Image:WY_ORP.png|Wyoming Online Genealogy Records}}
  
[http://www.sheridancounty.com/ Sheridan County Courthouse ]<br>224 South Main Street Ste B2;<br>Sheridan, WY 82801<br> Phone: 307.674.2500&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1888; <br>Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767. Sheridan County, Wyoming</ref>
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Sheridan County
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| county_map = Wy-sheridan.png
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| state = Wyoming
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| state_map = Wyoming.png
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| latd =
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| longd =
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| founded year = 1888
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| founded date = March 9
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| seat = [[Sheridan, Wyoming|Sheridan]] 
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| building image = Sheridan County Courthouse, Sheridan, Wyoming.jpg
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| building address = Sheridan County Courthouse<br>224 South Main Street Ste B2<br>Sheridan, WY 82801<br>Phone: 307.674.2500<br>[http://www.sheridancounty.com/ '''Sheridan County Website'''] }}
  
== History  ==
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==== Parent County ====
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
'''1888--''' Sheridan County was created 9 March 1888&nbsp;from [[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Sheridan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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{| width="100%" border="2" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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|-
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Sheridan County, Wyoming#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Sheridan County, Wyoming#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Sheridan County, Wyoming#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Sheridan County, Wyoming#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Sheridan County, Wyoming#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Sheridan County, Wyoming#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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|-
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1888*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1887</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1888</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1888</center>
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Sheridan County, Wyoming#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Sheridan County, Wyoming#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Sheridan County, Wyoming#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created 9 March 1888 from [[Johnson County, Wyoming Genealogy|Johnson]]  
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*'''County seat:''' Sheridan <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:''' [[Big Horn County, Montana Genealogy|Big Horn County, Montana]] | [[Big Horn County, Wyoming Genealogy|Big Horn]] | [[Campbell County, Wyoming Genealogy|Campbell]] | [[Johnson County, Wyoming Genealogy|Johnson]] | [[Powder River County, Montana Genealogy|Powder River County, Montana]]
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== 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.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.
  
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions Online'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the County'''
 
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| Acme
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=53&GScnty=3135&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n Findagrave]
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Big+Horn|subject|disp=Big Horn}}  
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | {{FHL|441733|subject-id|disp=Family History Library}}  
| Dutch (hist.)
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://findagrave.org/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=53&CScnty=3135 Findagrave]
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parkman,_Wyoming Parkman]  
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| Ucross
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.interment.net/us/wy/index.htm Interment]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=Sheridan+Wyoming+Cemeteries&qt=notfound_page&search=Search WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Wyoming&county=Albany# Billion Graves]
 
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Arvada|subject|disp=Arvada}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/wyoming/wyoming.html USGenWeb]
| Burgess Junction
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| Kendrick
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranchester,_Wyoming Ranchester]  
 
| Ulm
 
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banner,_Wyoming Banner]  
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://usgwarchives.net/wy/wyfiles.htm GenWeb Archives]
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Clearmont|subject|disp=Clearmont}}
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" |  
| Kleenburn
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| bgcolor="#e9f1ea" |  
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Sheridan|subject|disp=Sheridan}}
 
| Verona
 
 
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| Beckton
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Dayton|subject|disp=Dayton}}
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leiter,_Wyoming Leiter]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Story,_Wyoming Story&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wyarno,_Wyoming Wyarno]
 
 
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|}
  
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==== Census  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
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==== Church Records ====
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{{WY Church Intro}}
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
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:*Sheridan
  
*&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[[Big Horn County, Montana|Big Horn County, Montana]]
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==== Court Records ====
*&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn]]&nbsp;
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[[Campbell County, Wyoming|Campbell]]
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Johnson County, Wyoming|&nbsp;Johnson]]
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Powder River County, Montana|&nbsp;Powder River County, Montana]]
 
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== Resources ==
 
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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:*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wysherid/sheridan/citizenships.htm Citizenship index 1895–1908]
  
==== Census ====
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==== Directories ====
  
{{Census|Wyoming}}
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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==== Gazetteers  ====
  
*Sheridan
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==== Genealogy  ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== History ====
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wysherid/sheridan/citizenships.htm Citizenship index from 1895 through 1908]
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{{WY History Intro}}
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{WY Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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[[Image:Wysheridan.jpg|300px|Wysheridan.jpg]]
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{WY Newspaper abstracts|Appling}}
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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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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1888.<br>Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records.<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767. Sheridan County, Wyoming</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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:*[[Sheridan Wyoming Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
See [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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{{WY Vital Intro}}
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Birth =====
  
==== Family History Centers <br> ====
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===== Marriage =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]
*[[Sheridan Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
  
== Web Sites ==
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===== Death =====
  
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==== Websites  ====
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/wyoming/sheridan-county/ Sheridan 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+Sheridan|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Sheridan|subject|disp=FamilySearch Catalog}}
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=== Places  ===
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{| width="800" border="0" align="left" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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| Acme
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Big+Horn|subject|disp=Big Horn}}
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| Dutch (hist.)
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parkman,_Wyoming Parkman]
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| Ucross
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Arvada|subject|disp=Arvada}}
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| Burgess Junction
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| Kendrick
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranchester,_Wyoming Ranchester]
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| Ulm
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banner,_Wyoming Banner]
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Clearmont|subject|disp=Clearmont}}
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| Kleenburn
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Sheridan|subject|disp=Sheridan}}
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| Verona
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| Beckton
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Dayton|subject|disp=Dayton}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leiter,_Wyoming Leiter]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Story,_Wyoming Story]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wyarno,_Wyoming Wyarno]
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== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
 
<references />  
 
<references />  
  
{{Wyoming|Wyoming}} {{Wyoming-stub}}  
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{{Wyoming|Wyoming}}  
  
[[Category:Sheridan_County,_Wyoming]] [[Category:Counties_in_Wyoming]]
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[[Category:Wyoming_Counties]]
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[[Category:Sheridan County, Wyoming]]

Latest revision as of 23:33, 1 August 2016

United States Gotoarrow.png Wyoming Gotoarrow.png Sheridan County

Guide to Sheridan County, Wyoming ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.


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Sheridan County, Wyoming
Map
Map of Wyoming highlighting Sheridan County
Location in the state of Wyoming
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 9, 1888
County Seat Sheridan
Courthouse
Sheridan County Courthouse, Sheridan, Wyoming.jpg
Address Sheridan County Courthouse
224 South Main Street Ste B2
Sheridan, WY 82801
Phone: 307.674.2500
Sheridan County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
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1888*
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1887
1888
1888
* 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

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Cemetery records often reveal birth, marriage, death, relationship, military, and religious information.


Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the County
Findagrave Family History Library Findagrave
Interment WorldCat Billion Graves
USGenWeb
GenWeb Archives

Census

For tips on accessing Sheridan County, Wyoming Genealogy 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

  • Sheridan

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Local histories are available for Sheridan County, Wyoming Genealogy. 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

Wysheridan.jpg

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Sheridan County, Wyoming Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

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 FamilySearch 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

Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1888.
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records.[2]

Family History Centers

Family History Centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See Family History Center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.


Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

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 Wyoming Birth Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

Places

Acme Big Horn Dutch (hist.) Parkman Ucross
Arvada Burgess Junction Kendrick Ranchester Ulm
Banner Clearmont Kleenburn Sheridan Verona
Beckton Dayton Leiter Story Wyarno

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. Sheridan County, Wyoming