Uinta County, Wyoming Genealogy
|Uinta County, Wyoming|
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
|Founded||December 1, 1869|
|Address|| Uinta County Courthouse|
225 9th Street
PO Box 810
Evanston, WY 82931
Uinta County Website
- 1 County Courthouse
- 2 History
- 3 Places/Localities
- 4 Resources
- 5 Societies and Libraries
- 6 Web Sites
- 7 References
County Clerk has marriage records from 1872,
land records from 1870 and military discharge records
from 1902; Clerk Dis Ct has div & pro rec; see Nebrasla
for 1860 census
1869-- Uinta County was created 1 December 1869 as an original county. County seat: Evanston 
|Antelope||Bridger Butte||Fort Bridger||Millburne||Urie|
|Bear River||Carter Cedars||Hilliard||Piedmont|
|Fort Bridger 1872-1992||978.784 V3r 1697953 item 4|
|Lyman 1872-1992||978.784 V3r 1697953 item 4|
|Millburne||978.784 V3r 1697953 item 4|
- “Cemeteries in Uinta Co. Wyoming” - Part 1, Fort Bridger Cemetery Book Transcript of Ft. Bridger, Lyman and Millburne Cemeteries – 1872-1992 Contributed for use in the USGenWeb Archives March 24, 2003 by Heather Dodge firstname.lastname@example.org with permission from Project Coordinators: Patricia Robbins, Ruth Robbins, Susan Tippets
For tips on accessing Uinta County, Wyoming Genealogy census records online, see: Wyoming Census.
LDS Ward and Branch Records
- Almy, Evanston, Evanston 1st, Evanston 2nd, Evanston 3rd, Hilliard Lyman Millburne Mountain View and Spring Valley
Wyoming, Uinta, Almy - Church records
- Uinta County Courthouse225 9th Street
Evanston, WY 82930-3473
P.O. Box 810
Evanston, WY 82931-0810
The Uinta County Clerk and Recorder's office issues marriage licences and maintains records of land transactions
- County land records are maintained by the County Clerk and Recorder's office.
- The Family History Library has microfilmed deeds, mortgages, and chattle mortgages in the Uinta County Clerk's office beginning around 1872. Check the Family history Library Catalog for exact dates and film numbers. All the records have indexes.
- Also check the Bureau of Land Management and General Land office website for land patents in this county at http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/.
Early migration routes to and from Uinta County, Wyoming Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:
- Oregon Trail 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon
- California Trail 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California
- Mormon Trail 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah
- Cherokee Trail 1850 from Salina, Oklahoma to Fort Bridger, Wyoming
- Union Pacific Railroad 1925 from Grainger, Wyoming via Boise to Portland, Oregon
4,384 marriages from 31 Jan 1862 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.
Societies and Libraries
- Fort Bridger Historical Association
Fort Bridger, WY 82933
Family History Centers
- Introduction to LDS Family History Centers
- Evanston Wyoming Family History Center
- Lyman Wyoming Family History Center
- USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
- Uinta County, Wyoming Genealogy site contains historical information, and what appear to be links to many kinds of records. Many of the links don't appear to lead to records yet.
- Family History Library Catalog
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767. Uinta 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).
- "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).
- Wikipedia contributors, "Cherokee Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherokee_Trail (accessed 19 July 2011).