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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn County]]''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Big_Horn_County,_Wyoming|Big Horn County]]''  
  
'''Big Horn County, Wyoming''' is a county in northern [[Wyoming|Wyoming]]
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Guide to '''Big Horn County Wyoming genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[[Image:Big Horn County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|Big Horn County Wyoming.png]]  
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[[Image:Big Horn County Wyoming.png|thumb|right]]  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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{{WYDC}}
  
[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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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Big Horn County
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| county_map =
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| state = Wyoming
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| state_map = Wyoming.png
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| founded year = 1890
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| founded date = March 12
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| seat = Basin
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| building image =
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| building address = Big Horn County Courthouse<br>420 W C Street<br>Basin, WY 82410<br>Phone: 307.568.2357<br>[http://www.bighorncountywy.gov/ '''Big Horn County Website'''] }}
  
== History ==
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==== Historical Facts ====
  
==== 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>
 
 
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Basin|subject|disp=Basin}}
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deaver,_Wyoming Deaver]
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Greybull|subject|disp=Greybull}}
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Lovell|subject|disp=Lovell}}
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Penrose|subject|disp=Penrose}}
 
 
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Burlington|subject|disp=Burlington}}
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Big Horn County, Wyoming#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emblem,_Wyoming Emblem]  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Big Horn County, Wyoming#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyattville,_Wyoming Hyattville]  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Big Horn County, Wyoming#Death|Death]]'''</center>
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Manderson|subject|disp=Manderson}}
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Big Horn County, Wyoming#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
| Quality (hist.)
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Big Horn County, Wyoming#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Big Horn County, Wyoming#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
 
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Byron|subject|disp=Byron}}
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
| Flitners Corner
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1897*</center>
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Ionia|subject|disp=Ionia}}
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meadow_Lark_Lake,_Wyoming Meadow Lark Lake]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1885</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shell,_Wyoming Shell]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1897</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1897</center>
 
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Cowley|subject|disp=Cowley}}
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Big Horn County, Wyoming#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Big Horn County, Wyoming#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Big Horn County, Wyoming#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frannie,_Wyoming Frannie]  
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Kane|subject|disp=Kane}}
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn%2C+Otto|subject|disp=Otto}}
 
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<br><br><br><br><br>  
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*'''Parent County:''' created 12 March 1890 from [[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]], [[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]] and [[Sheridan County, Wyoming|Sheridan]] counties
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*'''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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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Big Horn County, Montana|Big Horn County, Montana]] | [[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon County, Montana]] | [[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]] | [[Park County, Wyoming|Park]] | [[Sheridan County, Wyoming|Sheridan]] | [[Washakie County, Wyoming|Washakie]]
  
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Record Loss ====
  
*[[Big Horn County, Montana|Big Horn County, Montana]]
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=== Resources  ===
*[[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon County, Montana]]
 
*[[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]]
 
*[[Park County, Wyoming|Park]]
 
*[[Sheridan County, Wyoming|Sheridan]]
 
*[[Washakie County, Wyoming|Washakie]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Biography ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Census ====
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==== Census ====
  
{{Census|Wyoming}}
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{{Census|Wyoming}}  
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records  
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
  
*Basin, Belfry, Burlington, Byron, Cody, Cowley, Greybull, Ionia, Lovell, Lovell West and Otto.
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:*Basin, Belfry, Burlington, Byron, Cody, Cowley, Greybull, Ionia, Lovell, Lovell West, Otto
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
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==== Genealogy  ====
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==== History  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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:*[http://wyonewspapers.org/ Wyoming Newspaper Project]
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== 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.  
 
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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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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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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==== Family History Centers  ====
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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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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
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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===== Birth  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Marriage =====
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] over 1,936 marriages 20 Jan 1897 to 13 Nov 1922
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Death  =====
*[[Basin-Greybull Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
*[[Burlington Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
*[[Lovell Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Websites ====
  
 
*[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]].  
 
*[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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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Big+Horn|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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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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| {{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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=== References  ===
  
 
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{{Wyoming|Wyoming}}  
 
{{Wyoming|Wyoming}}  
{{Wyoming-stub}}
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[[Category:Big_Horn_County,_Wyoming]]
 
[[Category:Big_Horn_County,_Wyoming]]

Revision as of 02:29, 28 April 2013

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

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Big Horn County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 12, 1890
County Seat Basin
Courthouse
Address Big Horn County Courthouse
420 W C Street
Basin, WY 82410
Phone: 307.568.2357
Big Horn County Website


Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
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1897*
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1885
1897
1897
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

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

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military

Newspapers

Obituaries

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.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1896.
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records from 1896.[2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

Places

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

References

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