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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Big_Horn_County,_Wyoming|Big Horn County]]''  
  
== History and Tidbits  ==
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'''Big Horn County, Wyoming''' is a county in northern [[Wyoming|Wyoming]]
  
=== Cities  ===
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[[Image:Big Horn County Wyoming.png|thumb|right]]
  
=== Unincorporated Communities  ===
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=== County Government Site ===
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== County Courthouse ==
  
== Neighboring Counties  ==
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[http://www.bighorncountywy.gov/ Big Horn County Courthouse]<br> 420 W C Street<br> Basin, WY 82410<br> Phone: 307.568.2357&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1896; <br>Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1896<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Big Horn County, Wyoming</ref>
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1890--'''Big Horn County was created 12 March 1890&nbsp;from [[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]], [[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]], and [[Sheridan County, Wyoming|Sheridan]] Counties.<br>'''County seat:''' Basin <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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|-
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Basin|subject|disp=Basin}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deaver,_Wyoming Deaver]
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Greybull|subject|disp=Greybull}}
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Lovell|subject|disp=Lovell}}
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Penrose|subject|disp=Penrose}}
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|-
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Burlington|subject|disp=Burlington}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emblem,_Wyoming Emblem]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyattville,_Wyoming Hyattville]
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Manderson|subject|disp=Manderson}}
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| Quality (hist.)
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Byron|subject|disp=Byron}}
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| Flitners Corner
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Ionia|subject|disp=Ionia}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meadow_Lark_Lake,_Wyoming Meadow Lark Lake]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shell,_Wyoming Shell]
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Cowley|subject|disp=Cowley}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frannie,_Wyoming Frannie]
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Kane|subject|disp=Kane}}
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Otto|subject|disp=Otto}}
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Big Horn County, Montana|Big Horn County, Montana]]
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*[[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon County, Montana]]
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*[[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]]
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*[[Park County, Wyoming|Park]]
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*[[Sheridan County, Wyoming|Sheridan]]
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*[[Washakie County, Wyoming|Washakie]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
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==== Church  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*Basin, Belfry, Burlington, Byron, Cody, Cowley, Greybull, Ionia, Lovell, Lovell West and Otto.
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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The bulk of the probate case files from the 1890's to the 1940's have been transferred to the Wyoming State Archives in Cheyenne. Check their website for additional details.
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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1,936 marriages from 20 Jan 1897 to 13 Nov 1922 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Basin-Greybull Wyoming Family History Center]]
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*[[Burlington Wyoming Family History Center]]
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*[[Lovell Wyoming Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wybighor/ The Big Horn WY GenWeb Project], a member of [[WYGenWeb|The WYGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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*[http://www.bighorncountywy.gov/dept.php?name=clerk&namev=County+Clerk County Clerk]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wybighor/lookups.htm Lookups (GenWeb)]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Horn_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]
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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== Genealogy and History Websites ==
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== References ==
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wybighor/ The Big Horn WY GenWeb Project], a member of [[WYGenWeb|The WYGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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Revision as of 23:23, 27 December 2012

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Big Horn County, Wyoming is a county in northern Wyoming

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Big Horn County Courthouse
420 W C Street
Basin, WY 82410
Phone: 307.568.2357 

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1896;
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1896[1]

History

Parent County

1890--Big Horn County was created 12 March 1890 from Fremont, Johnson, and Sheridan Counties.
County seat: Basin [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Basin Deaver Greybull Lovell Penrose
Burlington Emblem Hyattville Manderson Quality (hist.)
Byron Flitners Corner Ionia Meadow Lark Lake Shell
Cowley Frannie Kane Otto







Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Basin, Belfry, Burlington, Byron, Cody, Cowley, Greybull, Ionia, Lovell, Lovell West and Otto.

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

The bulk of the probate case files from the 1890's to the 1940's have been transferred to the Wyoming State Archives in Cheyenne. Check their website for additional details.

Taxation

Vital Records

1,936 marriages from 20 Jan 1897 to 13 Nov 1922 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Big Horn County, Wyoming
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
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