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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Converse_County,_Wyoming|Converse County]]''  
  
 
'''Converse County, Wyoming''' is a county in Eastern [[Wyoming|Wyoming]].  
 
'''Converse County, Wyoming''' is a county in Eastern [[Wyoming|Wyoming]].  
  
[[Image:Converse County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|Location of Converse County in Wyoming]]  
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[[Image:Converse County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|Converse County Wyoming.png]]  
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{{WYDC}}
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Converse 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 = 1888
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| founded date = March 9
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| seat = Douglas
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| building image =
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| building address = Converse County Courthouse<br>107 N 5th Street<br>PO Box 990<br>Douglas, WY 82633<br>Phone: 307.358.2244<br>[http://conversecounty.org/ '''Converse County Website'''] }}
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
  
[http://www.conversecounty.org/gov_admin/clerk.htm Converse County], Wyoming County Clerk
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[http://www.conversecounty.org/gov_admin/clerk.htm Converse County]  
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County Clerk has marriage, land, military discharge and tax records<br> from 1888 and poll records from 1930; Clerk Court has divorce, probate<br>and court records from 1888<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Converse County, Wyoming</ref>
  
 
== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
Organized in 1888, Converse County is roughly 4,255 square miles. In 2005, the population was 12,766. The county seat is [[Douglas, Wyoming|Douglas]].
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==== Parent County ====
  
==== Parent County ====
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'''1888--''''''Converse''' County was created 9 March 1888&nbsp;from [[Laramie County, Wyoming|Laramie]] and [[Albany County, Wyoming|Albany]] Counties. '''County seat:''' Douglas <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline"> </span>
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Populated Places  ====
 
==== Populated Places  ====
  
*'''Cities:''' [[Douglas, Wyoming|Douglas]]
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{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" width="800" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
*'''Towns:''' [[Glenrock, Wyoming|Glenrock]] | [[Lost Springs, Wyoming|Lost Springs]] |
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| Ammon
[[Rolling Hills, Wyoming|Rolling Hills]]
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| Clayton
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glenrock,_Wyoming Glenrock]  
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| Parkerton
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill,_Wyoming Bill]
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Converse%2C+Douglas|subject|disp=Douglas}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lost_Springs,_Wyoming Lost Springs]  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolling_Hills,_Wyoming Rolling Hills]
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| Birkner Hill
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esterbrook,_Wyoming Esterbrook]
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| Orin
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shawnee,_Wyoming Shawnee]
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|-
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| Boxelder
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Converse%2C+Fetterman|subject|disp=Fetterman}}
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| Orpha
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|}
  
*'''Unincorporated Communities:''' [[Bill, Wyoming|Bill]] | [[Shawnee, Wyoming|Shawnee]] |[[Orin, Wyoming|Orin]] | [[Parkerton, Wyoming|Parkerton]]
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Campbell County, Wyoming|Campbell County]] | [[Weston County, Wyoming|Weston]] | [[Niobrara County, Wyoming|Niobrara]] | [[Platte County, Wyoming|Platte]] | [[Albany County, Wyoming|Albany]] |[[Carbon County, Wyoming|Carbon]] | [[Natrona County, Wyoming|Natrona]] | [[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]]  
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*[[Albany County, Wyoming|Albany]]  
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*[[Campbell County, Wyoming|Campbell]]  
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*[[Carbon County, Wyoming|Carbon]]  
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*[[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]]  
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*[[Natrona County, Wyoming|Natrona]]  
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*[[Niobrara County, Wyoming|Niobrara]]  
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*[[Platte County, Wyoming|Platte]]  
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*[[Weston County, Wyoming|Weston]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
  
 
==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
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==== 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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:*[[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>
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:*[[Bozeman Trail]] 1863 from Fort Fetterman near Douglas, Wyoming to Virginia City, Montana<ref>"Bozeman Trail" in ''Legends of America'' at http://www.legendsofamerica.com/na-armyindianwars3.html (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== 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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*[[Douglas Wyoming Family History Center]]
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*[[Glenrock Wyoming Family History Center]]
  
 
== Web Sites  ==
 
== Web Sites  ==
  
*[http://www.conversecounty.org/gov_admin/clerk.htm County Clerk]
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyconver/ GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyconver/ GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyconver/lookups.htm Lookups (GenWeb)]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyconver/lookups.htm Lookups (GenWeb)]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Converse_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Converse_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205147&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Converse&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Converse|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
[[Category:Converse_County,_Wyoming]] [[Category:Counties_in_Wyoming]]
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Revision as of 00:29, 15 March 2013

United States Gotoarrow.png Wyoming Gotoarrow.png Converse County

Converse County, Wyoming is a county in Eastern Wyoming.

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Online Records



Converse County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 9, 1888
County Seat Douglas
Courthouse
Address Converse County Courthouse
107 N 5th Street
PO Box 990
Douglas, WY 82633
Phone: 307.358.2244
Converse County Website


County Courthouse

Converse County

County Clerk has marriage, land, military discharge and tax records
from 1888 and poll records from 1930; Clerk Court has divorce, probate
and court records from 1888[1]

History

Parent County

'1888--'Converse County was created 9 March 1888 from Laramie and Albany Counties. County seat: Douglas [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Ammon Clayton Glenrock Parkerton
Bill Douglas Lost Springs Rolling Hills
Birkner Hill Esterbrook Orin Shawnee
Boxelder Fetterman Orpha







Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

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. Converse County, Wyoming
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  3. Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map III" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap3.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
  4. "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
  5. "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).
  6. "Bozeman Trail" in Legends of America at http://www.legendsofamerica.com/na-armyindianwars3.html (accessed 18 July 2011).
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