Converse County, Wyoming Genealogy
Converse County, Wyoming is a county in Eastern Wyoming.
|Converse County, Wyoming|
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
|Founded||March 9, 1888|
|Address|| Converse County Courthouse|
107 N 5th Street
PO Box 990
Douglas, WY 82633
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 Historical Facts
- 2 Places/Localities
- 3 Societies and Libraries
- 4 Web Sites
- 5 References
- Parent County: created 9 March 1888 from Laramie and Albany counties
- County Seat: Douglas 
- Neighboring Counties: Albany | Campbell | Carbon | Johnson | Natrona |
|Bill||Douglas||Lost Springs||Rolling Hills|
For tips on accessing Converse County, Wyoming Genealogy census records online, see: Wyoming Census.
Early migration routes to and from Converse County, Wyoming Genealogy for European and African American settlers included:
- Platte River
- Oregon Trail 1830s to 1890s from western Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon
- California Trail 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California
- Mormon Trail 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah
- Bozeman Trail 1863 from Fort Fetterman near Douglas, Wyoming to Virginia City, Montana
Societies and Libraries
Family History Centers
- Introduction to LDS Family History Centers
- Douglas Wyoming Family History Center
- Glenrock Wyoming Family History Center
- The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Converse County, Wyoming
- The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
- Jim Tompkins, "The Oregon Trail 1841-1848 Map III" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap3.jpg (accessed 18 July 2011).
- "Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).
- "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).
- "Bozeman Trail" in Legends of America at http://www.legendsofamerica.com/na-armyindianwars3.html (accessed 18 July 2011).