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Guide to '''Washakie County Wyoming genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Washakie County Wyoming genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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| building address = Washakie County Courthouse<br>1023 Big Horn Avenue<br>P.O. Box 862<br>Worland, WY 82401<br>Phone: (307) 347-4821<br>[http://www.washakiecounty.net/ '''Washakie County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Washakie County Courthouse<br>1023 Big Horn Avenue<br>P.O. Box 862<br>Worland, WY 82401<br>Phone: (307) 347-4821<br>[http://www.washakiecounty.net/ '''Washakie County Website'''] }}  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
 
  
County Clerk has marriage and land records; Clerk<br> 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 Washakie County, Wyoming</ref>
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
== History  ==
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*'''Parent County:''' created 9 February 1911 from [[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn ]]  
 
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*'''County Seat:''' Worland <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn]] | [[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]] | [[Hot Springs County, Wyoming|Hot Springs]] | [[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]] | [[Natrona County, Wyoming|Natrona]] | [[Park County, Wyoming|Park]]
 
 
'''1911--'''Washakie County was created 9 February 1911&nbsp;from [[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn ]]County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Worland <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><br>
 
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Biography ====
 
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winchester,_Wyoming Winchester]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_River,_Wyoming West River]
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
 
 
*[[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn]]
 
*[[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]]
 
*[[Hot Springs County, Wyoming|Hot Springs]]
 
*[[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]]
 
*[[Natrona County, Wyoming|Natrona]]
 
*[[Park County, Wyoming|Park]]
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
 
[http://www.cityofworland.org/cemetery.htm Riverview Memorial Gardens]<br>Cemetery Complex <br>West River Rd. <br>Worland, WY 82401 <br>(307) 347-8948 <br>(307) 347-2486 <br><br>Located west of the city of Worland. Cemetery records are managed by the City Clerk's office. <br><br>[http://www.tensleepcemetery.com/ Ten Sleep Cemetery]<br>P.O. Box 394 <br>Ten Sleep, WY 82442 <br><br>Located on the west edge of Ten Sleep. The [http://www.tensleepcemetery.com/ Ten Sleep Cemetery website] contains a full cemetery registry, headstone images, plot map, history, and contact information.  
 
[http://www.cityofworland.org/cemetery.htm Riverview Memorial Gardens]<br>Cemetery Complex <br>West River Rd. <br>Worland, WY 82401 <br>(307) 347-8948 <br>(307) 347-2486 <br><br>Located west of the city of Worland. Cemetery records are managed by the City Clerk's office. <br><br>[http://www.tensleepcemetery.com/ Ten Sleep Cemetery]<br>P.O. Box 394 <br>Ten Sleep, WY 82442 <br><br>Located on the west edge of Ten Sleep. The [http://www.tensleepcemetery.com/ Ten Sleep Cemetery website] contains a full cemetery registry, headstone images, plot map, history, and contact information.  
 
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
LDS Church wards and branches: Worland 1st, Worland 2nd, and Tensleep.
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'''LDS Church wards and branches:''' Worland 1st, Worland 2nd, Tensleep
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== History ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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Operated in Worland, Washakie, Wyoming.&nbsp; The name was changed from the Worland Grit in June 1939.&nbsp; A free archives database can be found on their website for issues from January 3, 2006 to present.  
 
Operated in Worland, Washakie, Wyoming.&nbsp; The name was changed from the Worland Grit in June 1939.&nbsp; A free archives database can be found on their website for issues from January 3, 2006 to present.  
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==== Obituaries ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Public Records ====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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==== Repositories ====
  
458 marriages from 1 Jan 1900 to 31 Dec 1930 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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===== Courthouse =====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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County Clerk has marriage and land records; 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 Washakie County, Wyoming</ref>
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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===== Family History Centers =====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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*[[Worland Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
*[[Worland Wyoming Family History Center]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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Over 458 marriages from 1 Jan 1900 to 31 Dec 1930 are listed in the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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===== Death =====
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==== Websites ====
  
 
*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+Washakie|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Washakie|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places ===
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Revision as of 20:58, 25 April 2013

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Guide to Washakie County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Washakie County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 9, 1911
County Seat Worland
Courthouse
Address Washakie County Courthouse
1023 Big Horn Avenue
P.O. Box 862
Worland, WY 82401
Phone: (307) 347-4821
Washakie County Website



Historical Facts

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Riverview Memorial Gardens
Cemetery Complex
West River Rd.
Worland, WY 82401
(307) 347-8948
(307) 347-2486

Located west of the city of Worland. Cemetery records are managed by the City Clerk's office.

Ten Sleep Cemetery
P.O. Box 394
Ten Sleep, WY 82442

Located on the west edge of Ten Sleep. The Ten Sleep Cemetery website contains a full cemetery registry, headstone images, plot map, history, and contact information.

Census

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

Church

LDS Church wards and branches: Worland 1st, Worland 2nd, Tensleep

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Worland Grit - December 1905 to May 1939[2]

Operated in Worland, Washakie, Wyoming.  Archives can be found at the Wyoming Newspaper Project.


Northern Wyoming Daily News- June 1939 to present [3]

201 N. 8th
Worland, Wyoming 82401
(307) 347-3241

Operated in Worland, Washakie, Wyoming.  The name was changed from the Worland Grit in June 1939.  A free archives database can be found on their website for issues from January 3, 2006 to present.

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records; Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records[4]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies =

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage

Over 458 marriages from 1 Jan 1900 to 31 Dec 1930 are listed in the Western States Marriage Index.

Death

Websites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

Places

Colter South Flat Washakie Ten Winchester
Durkee Ten Sleep West River Worland
Neiber

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. From the Wyoming Daily News website. http://www.wyodaily.com/
  3. From the Wyoming Daily News website. http://www.wyodaily.com/
  4. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767 Washakie County, Wyoming