Wyoming Cemeteries

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The following have significant cemetery listings for Arkansas State:

  • Findagrave.com Search for names at Find A Grave. Enter at least a last name then click Search. Can narrow by first names or dates.
    • This site frequently has tombstone images.
    • List of cemeteries in their database.
      • 1) Select the state, 2) pick a county, and 3) click Search. (There are too many cemeteries for a statewide list.)
        • Tip: To switch to a different county, click Cemetery Lookup under Actions at the left.
      • When you have a list, click on the number below Interments for a cemetery to access names. Click Records arrow to scroll through to the end.

Published Transcriptions[edit | edit source]

Cemetery recordssuch as tombstones and sexton’s records have valuable information that may give birth and death dates, age at death, name of spouse and children, a maiden name and occasionally, a birthplace and other family members. Sometimes familiy members that can be found no where else are found in these records.

Tombstones may have symbols or insignias indicating military service and social or religious affiliations which can lead to additional records and family history clues. It is important to take note of surrounding tombstones because family members may also be buried nearby. Additional sources and information for searching and using cemetery records is available at United States Cemeteries.

The Family History Library has cemetery and sexton records for the State Hospital cemetery records in Evanston which had residents from entire state. Additional cemetery records can be found in the FamilySearch Catalog under each county.

Tombstone inscriptions have been published in periodicals (see Wyoming Periodicals). Additional suggestions for locating cemetery records are found in United States Cemeteries.

References[edit | edit source]

  1. May be used for free at Family History Center. To locate a center near you, click here.