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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Carbon_County,_Wyoming|Carbon County]]''  
  
'''Carbon County, Wyoming''' is a county in southern [[Wyoming|Wyoming]].  
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Guide to '''Carbon County Wyoming genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
[[Image:Carbon County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|Location of Carbon County in Wyoming]]  
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[[Image:Carbon County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|Carbon County Wyoming.png]]  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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{{WYDC}}
  
[http://www.carbonwy.com/countyclerk.html Carbon County]  
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Carbon 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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| latd =
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| longd =
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| founded year = 1868
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| founded date = December 16
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| seat = Rawlins
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| building image =
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| building address = Carbon County Courthouse<br>PO Box 6<br>Rawlins, WY 82301<br>Phone: 307.328.2668<br>[http://www.carbonwy.com/ '''Carbon County Website'''] }}
  
== History  ==
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<br>
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
'''1868--'''Carbon County was created as an original county. '''County seat:''' Rawlins <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Carbon County, Wyoming#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Carbon County, Wyoming#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Carbon County, Wyoming#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Carbon County, Wyoming#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Carbon County, Wyoming#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Carbon County, Wyoming#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1870*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1867</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1875</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1870</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Carbon County, Wyoming#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Carbon County, Wyoming#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Carbon County, Wyoming#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created 16 December 1868 as an original county  
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*'''County Seat:''' Rawlins <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:''' [[Albany County, Wyoming|Albany]] | [[Converse County, Wyoming|Converse]] | [[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]] | [[Jackson County, Colorado|Jackson County, Colorado]] | [[Moffat County, Colorado|Moffat County, Colorado<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1229546967640_215" />]] | [[Natrona County, Wyoming|Natrona]] | [[Routt County, Colorado|Routt County, Colorado]] | [[Sweetwater County, Wyoming|Sweetwater]]
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources  ===
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
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For a list of people buried in the following cemeteries see FHL 978.786 V3m:
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Baggs, Baker, Anderson, Encampment, Grand Encampment, Mountain View-Riverside, Wyoming State Penitentiary, Rawlins City, Saratoga, Cadwell, Indian Creek, Baggott, Overland Crossing, Higby, Battle, Graves in County, Kennaday, Reader, Elk Mountain, Hanna, Fort Steele, Medicine Bow-Trails End Cemetery, Carbon, Dixon, Mexican Flats, Birdgulch, McCarger, Anderson Ranch, Saulsbury Ranch (These were recorded in the summer of 1998. At the beginning of each section is directions to find the cemetery and a map of the cemetery.)
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Census ====
  
*'''Cities:&nbsp; '''[[Rawlins, Wyoming|Rawlins]]
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
*'''Towns:'''&nbsp; [[Baggs, Wyoming|Baggs]] | [[Dixon, Wyoming|Dixon]] | [[Elk Mountain, Wyoming|Elk Mountain]] | [[Grand Encampment, Wyoming|Grand Encampment]] | [[Hanna, Wyoming|Hanna]] | [[Medicine Bow, Wyoming|Medicine Bow]] | [[Riverside, Wyoming|Riverside]] | [[Saratoga, Wyoming|Saratoga]] | [[Sinclair, Wyoming|Sinclair]]
 
  
*'''Unincorporated Communities:''' [[Savery, Wyoming|Savery]] | [[Walcott, Wyoming|Walcott]]
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==== Church Records  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
  
[[Sweetwater County, Wyoming|Sweetwater]] | [[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]] | [[Natrona County, Wyoming|Natrona]] | [[Converse County, Wyoming|Converse]] | [[Albany County, Wyoming|Albany]] | [[Jackson County, Colorado|Jackson County, Colorado]] | [[Routt County, Colorado|Routt County, Colorado]] | [[Moffat County, Colorado|Moffat County, Colorado]]
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:*{{FHL|206803|title-id|disp=Rawlins Wyoming Branch}}. Record of Members 1924-1936.
  
== Resources ==
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Migration  ====
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Early migration routes to and from {{PAGENAME}} for European and African American settlers included:
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platte_River Platte River]
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sweetwater_River Sweetwater River]
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:*[[Oregon Trail]] 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon<ref>Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map III" in ''Oregon Trail Landmarks'' at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap3.jpg  (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>"Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>"The Pioneer Story: The Mormon Pioneer Trail" in ''The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints'' at http://lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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:*[http://wyonewspapers.org/ Wyoming Newspaper Project]
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1876 and land records from 1880.<br> 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. 766. Carbon County, Wyoming</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[[Baggs Wyoming Family History Center]]
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:*[[Hanna Wyoming Family History Center]]
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:*[[Rawlins Wyoming Family History Center]]
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:*[[Saratoga 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  ====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Birth =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] over 1,432 marriages 21 Nov 1870 to 24 Nov 1909
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===== Death  =====
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Websites ====
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wycarbon/ The Carbon County WY GenWeb Project], a member of [[WYGenWeb|The WYGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wycarbon/ The Carbon County WY GenWeb Project], a member of [[WYGenWeb|The WYGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wycarbon/lookups.htm Lookups (GenWeb)]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wycarbon/lookups.htm Lookups (GenWeb)]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carbon_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205142&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Carbon&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Carbon|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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=== Places  ===
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{| width="850" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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|-
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| Baggs
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| Dillon (hist.)
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| Ferris (hist.)
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| Marvin Place (hist.)
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| Riverside
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| Sinclair
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| Battle (hist.)
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| Dixon
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| Fort Steele
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| McFadden
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| Rudefeha (hist.)
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| Walcott
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Carbon%2C+Benton|subject|disp=Benton}}
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| Edson
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Carbon%2C+Grand+Encampment|subject|disp=Grand Encampment }}(hist.)
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| Medicine Bow
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| Ryan Park
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| Widdowfield (hist.)
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| Carbon
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| Elk Mountain
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| Hanna
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| Morrisey (hist.)
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| Sampo (hist.)
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| Copperton (hist.)
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| Elmo
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| Ivans Grove (hist.)
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| Muddy Gap
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| Saratoga
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| Coyote Springs
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| Elwood (hist.)
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| Lamont
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| Rambler (hist.)
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| Savery
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| Dexterville (hist.)
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Carbon%2C+Encampment|subject|disp=Encampment}}
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| Leo
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Carbon%2C+Rawlins|subject|disp=Rawlins}}
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| Shirley (hist.)
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|}
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=== References  ===
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<references />
  
== References  ==
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{{Wyoming|Wyoming}}
  
 
[[Category:Carbon_County,_Wyoming]]
 
[[Category:Carbon_County,_Wyoming]]

Revision as of 02:30, 28 April 2013

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

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Carbon County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 16, 1868
County Seat Rawlins
Courthouse
Address Carbon County Courthouse
PO Box 6
Rawlins, WY 82301
Phone: 307.328.2668
Carbon County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
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1870*
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1867
1875
1870
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

For a list of people buried in the following cemeteries see FHL 978.786 V3m:

Baggs, Baker, Anderson, Encampment, Grand Encampment, Mountain View-Riverside, Wyoming State Penitentiary, Rawlins City, Saratoga, Cadwell, Indian Creek, Baggott, Overland Crossing, Higby, Battle, Graves in County, Kennaday, Reader, Elk Mountain, Hanna, Fort Steele, Medicine Bow-Trails End Cemetery, Carbon, Dixon, Mexican Flats, Birdgulch, McCarger, Anderson Ranch, Saulsbury Ranch (These were recorded in the summer of 1998. At the beginning of each section is directions to find the cemetery and a map of the cemetery.)

Census

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

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Carbon County, Wyoming Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1876 and land records from 1880.
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records.[5]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

Places

Baggs Dillon (hist.) Ferris (hist.) Marvin Place (hist.) Riverside Sinclair
Battle (hist.) Dixon Fort Steele McFadden Rudefeha (hist.) Walcott
Benton Edson Grand Encampment(hist.) Medicine Bow Ryan Park Widdowfield (hist.)
Carbon Elk Mountain Hanna Morrisey (hist.) Sampo (hist.)
Copperton (hist.) Elmo Ivans Grove (hist.) Muddy Gap Saratoga
Coyote Springs Elwood (hist.) Lamont Rambler (hist.) Savery
Dexterville (hist.) Encampment Leo Rawlins Shirley (hist.)

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map III" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap3.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  3. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "The Pioneer Story: The Mormon Pioneer Trail" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at http://lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Carbon County, Wyoming