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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Converse County, Wyoming|Converse County]]''  
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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]].  
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[[Image:Converse County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|Converse County Wyoming.png]]  
 
[[Image:Converse County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|Converse County Wyoming.png]]  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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{{WYDC}}
  
[http://www.conversecounty.org/gov_admin/clerk.htm Converse County]  
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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'''] }}
  
Converse County Courthouse<br> 107 N 5th Street<br> PO Box 990<br> Douglas, WY 82633<br> Phone: 307.358.2244&nbsp;<br><br>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
 
  
== History ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== Parent County  ====
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*'''Parent County:''' created 9 March 1888 from [[Laramie County, Wyoming|Laramie]] and [[Albany County, Wyoming|Albany]] counties
 
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*'''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>  
'''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>  
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Albany County, Wyoming|Albany]] | [[Campbell County, Wyoming|Campbell]] | [[Carbon County, Wyoming|Carbon]] | [[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]] | [[Natrona County, Wyoming|Natrona]] | [[Niobrara County, Wyoming|Niobrara]] | [[Platte County, Wyoming|Platte]] [[Weston County, Wyoming|Weston]]
  
 
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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==== Biography ====
  
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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| Ammon
 
| Clayton
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glenrock,_Wyoming Glenrock]
 
| Parkerton
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill,_Wyoming Bill]
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Converse%2C+Douglas|subject|disp=Douglas}}
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lost_Springs,_Wyoming Lost Springs]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolling_Hills,_Wyoming Rolling Hills]
 
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| Birkner Hill
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esterbrook,_Wyoming Esterbrook]
 
| Orin
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shawnee,_Wyoming Shawnee]
 
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| Boxelder
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Converse%2C+Fetterman|subject|disp=Fetterman}}
 
| Orpha
 
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|}
 
 
 
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==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Census ====
  
*[[Albany County, Wyoming|Albany]]
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
*[[Campbell County, Wyoming|Campbell]]
 
*[[Carbon County, Wyoming|Carbon]]
 
*[[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]]
 
*[[Natrona County, Wyoming|Natrona]]
 
*[[Niobrara County, Wyoming|Niobrara]]
 
*[[Platte County, Wyoming|Platte]]
 
*[[Weston County, Wyoming|Weston]]
 
  
== Resources  ==
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Census ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
{{Census|Wyoming}}
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== Land and Property ====
 
 
==== Local Histories ====
 
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Military  ====
 
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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==== Obituaries ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Public Records ====
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==== Repositories ====
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===== Courthouse =====
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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County Courthouse [http://www.conversecounty.org/gov_admin/clerk.htm Converse County]
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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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<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Converse County, Wyoming</ref>
  
==== Family History Centers <br>  ====
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===== Family History Centers =====
  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
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*[[Glenrock Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
*[[Glenrock Wyoming Family History Center]]
  
== Web Sites ==
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===== Libraries =====
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===== Museums =====
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===== Societies =====
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==== Taxation ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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===== Birth =====
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===== Marriage =====
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===== Death =====
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==== Websites  ====
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyconver/ GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyconver/ GenWeb]  
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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Converse|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Converse|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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{| width="800" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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|-
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| Ammon
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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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|-
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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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|}
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=== References  ===
  
 
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<references />  
  
 
{{Wyoming|Wyoming}}  
 
{{Wyoming|Wyoming}}  
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[[Category:Converse_County,_Wyoming]]
 
[[Category:Converse_County,_Wyoming]]

Revision as of 19:31, 18 April 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



Historical Facts

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

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

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

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[6]

Family History Centers
Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

Places

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

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. "Bozeman Trail" in Legends of America at http://www.legendsofamerica.com/na-armyindianwars3.html (accessed 18 July 2011).
  6. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Converse County, Wyoming