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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]].
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Guide to '''Converse County Wyoming genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
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[[Image:Converse County Wyoming.png|thumb|right]]  
  
[[Image:Converse County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|Converse County Wyoming.png]]
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{{WYDC}}
  
== County Courthouse ==
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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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| latd =
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| longd =
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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'''] }}
  
[http://www.conversecounty.org/gov_admin/clerk.htm Converse County]
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== History ==
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== 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  ====
 
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
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| Ammon
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
| Clayton
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glenrock,_Wyoming Glenrock]
 
| Parkerton
 
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill,_Wyoming Bill]  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Converse County, Wyoming#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Converse%2C+Douglas|subject|disp=Douglas}}
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Converse County, Wyoming#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lost_Springs,_Wyoming Lost Springs]  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Converse County, Wyoming#Death|Death]]'''</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rolling_Hills,_Wyoming Rolling Hills]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Converse County, Wyoming#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Converse County, Wyoming#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Converse County, Wyoming#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
 
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| Birkner Hill
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Esterbrook,_Wyoming Esterbrook]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1888*</center>
| Orin
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shawnee,_Wyoming Shawnee]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1882</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1889</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1888</center>
 
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| Boxelder
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Converse County, Wyoming#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Converse County, Wyoming#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Converse County, Wyoming#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Converse%2C+Fetterman|subject|disp=Fetterman}}
 
| Orpha
 
|  
 
 
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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 style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </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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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Record Loss ====
  
*[[Albany County, Wyoming|Albany]]
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=== Resources  ===
*[[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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==== Biography ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Census ====
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==== Census ====
  
{{Census|Wyoming}}
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{{Census|Wyoming}}  
  
==== Church ====
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==== Church Records  ====
  
==== 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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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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==== 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 Courthouse [http://www.conversecounty.org/gov_admin/clerk.htm Converse County]
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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>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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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]]
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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 =====
  
==== Family History Centers <br> ====
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===== Marriage =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Death  =====
*[[Douglas Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
*[[Glenrock Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
  
== Web Sites ==
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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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| [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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| Boxelder
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Converse%2C+Fetterman|subject|disp=Fetterman}}
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| Orpha
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=== References  ===
  
 
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{{Wyoming|Wyoming}}  
 
{{Wyoming|Wyoming}}  
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[[Category:Converse_County,_Wyoming]]
 
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Guide to Converse County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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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

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
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1888*
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1882
1889
1888
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

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

Introduction to LDS 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