Eastern Shoshone Indians, Wyoming
Guide to Eastern Shoshone Indian ancestry, family history and genealogy: birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, and other agency records.
Subdivisions and their Reservations
The Eastern Shoshone or Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Reservation -- Wind River Reservation (Wyoming)
The majority of records of individuals were those created by the agencies. Some records may be available to tribal members through the tribal headquarters.They were (and are) the local office of the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and were charged with maintaining records of the activities of those under their responsibility. Among these records are:
- Allotment records
- Annuity rolls
- Census records
- Health records
- School census and records
- Vital records
Correspondence and Census
|Tribe||Agency||Location of Original Records||
M234 RG 75 Rolls 962
M595 RG 75 Rolls 693
|Shoshone||Wind River Agency, 1873-1952||Denver||-||167, 498-504, 631, 663||581873-581879|
- Wind River Agency, M595 births and deaths, 1938-39, FHL Film: 583122 and births and deaths 1924-1932 FHL Film: 581878
- The Shoshone Indians -- History and description of the Shoshone Indian, especially the Eastern Shoshone of the Wind River Reservation.
- Shoshone Tribe Wikipedia
For Further Reading
For background information to help find American Indian ancestors see For Further Reading.