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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Fremont_County,_Wyoming|Fremont County]]''  
  
[[Image:Fremont County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|Location of Fremont County in Wyoming]]
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{{WYDC}}
  
== History and Tidbits  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Fremont 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 = 1884
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| founded date = March 5
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| seat = Lander
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| building image =
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| building address = Fremont County Courthouse<br>450 N 2nd Street<br>Lander, WY 82520<br>Phone: 307.332.2405<br>[http://fremontcountywy.org/ '''Fremont County Website'''] }}
  
=== Cities  ===
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[[Image:Fremont County Wyoming.png|thumb|right]]
  
=== Unincorporated Communities ===
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== County Courthouse ==
  
=== County Government Site  ===
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County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1884, <br>burial and military records; Clerk Distric Court has divorce,<br> probate and court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Fremont County, Wyoming</ref>
  
== Neighboring Counties  ==
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== History  ==
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==== Parent County  ====
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'''1884--''''''Fremont '''County was created 5 March 1884&nbsp;from [[Sweetwater County, Wyoming|Sweetwater]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Lander <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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==== Boundary Changes&nbsp;  ====
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Boundaries have been not changed since 1921.
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==== Record Loss  ====
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== Places/Localities  ==
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==== Populated Places  ====
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{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" width="800" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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|-
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arapahoe,_Wyoming Arapahoe]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethete,_Wyoming Ethete]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lysite,_Wyoming Lysite]
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Fremont%2C+Riverton|subject|disp=Riverton}}
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|-
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_City,_Wyoming Atlantic City]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Washakie,_Wyoming Fort Washakie]
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| Madden
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Stephens,_Wyoming Saint Stephens]
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| Bonneville
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Fremont%2C+Hudson|subject|disp=Hudson}}
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| Midvale
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| Sand Draw
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boulder_Flats,_Wyoming Boulder Flats]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_City,_Wyoming Jeffrey City]
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| Milford
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Fremont%2C+Shoshoni|subject|disp=Shoshoni}}
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| Boysen
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnstown,_Wyoming Johnstown]
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| Moneta
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Pass_City,_Wyoming South Pass City]
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| Burris
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinnear,_Wyoming Kinnear]
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| Morton
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| Sweetwater Station
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crowheart,_Wyoming Crowheart]
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Fremont%2C+Lander|subject|disp=Lander}}
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| Myersville (hist.)
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| Wind River
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Fremont%2C+Dubois|subject|disp=Dubois}}
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| Lost Cabin
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pavillion,_Wyoming Pavillion]
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|}
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Carbon County, Wyoming|Carbon]]
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*[[Hot Springs County, Wyoming|Hot Springs]]
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*[[Natrona County, Wyoming|Natrona]]
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*[[Park County, Wyoming|Park]]
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*[[Sublette County, Wyoming|Sublette]]
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*[[Sweetwater County, Wyoming|Sweetwater]]
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*[[Teton County, Wyoming|Teton]]
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*[[Washakie County, Wyoming|Washakie]]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Cemeteries  ===
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
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==== Church  ====
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LDS Ward and Branch Records
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*Riverton
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==== Court  ====
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==== Land  ====
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==== Local Histories  ====
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==== 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/South_Pass South Pass]
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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>
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==== Military  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
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==== Probate  ====
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The bulk of the probate case files from the 1880's to the 1940's have been transferred to the Wyoming State Archives in Cheyenne. Check their website for additional details.
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==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
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[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] has 477 marriages listed from 23 Jul 1867 to 31 Jan 1904. The State of Wyoming did not begin gathering birth records until 1909.
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Fremont County has birth records beginning 1884.
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== 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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*[[Dubois Wyoming Family History Center]]
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*[[Lander Wyoming Family History Center]]
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*[[Riverton Wyoming Family History Center]]
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*[[Shoshoni Wyoming Family History Center]]
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== Web Sites  ==
  
== Genealogy and History Websites  ==
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyfremon/ County Clerk]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyfremon/ GenWeb]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyfremon/research.htm Lookups (GenWeb)]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fremont_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]
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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Fremont|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== External Links ==
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== References ==
  
*<span id="1206553047408S">[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyfremon/ County Clerk]</span>
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*<span>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyfremon/ GenWeb]</span>
 
*<span>[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyfremon/research.htm Lookups (GenWeb)]</span>  
 
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fremont_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]
 
  
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Fremont County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 5, 1884
County Seat Lander
Courthouse
Address Fremont County Courthouse
450 N 2nd Street
Lander, WY 82520
Phone: 307.332.2405
Fremont County Website

County Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1884,
burial and military records; Clerk Distric Court has divorce,
probate and court records[1]

History

Parent County

'1884--'Fremont County was created 5 March 1884 from Sweetwater County.  County seat: Lander [2]

Boundary Changes 

Boundaries have been not changed since 1921.

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Arapahoe Ethete Lysite Riverton
Atlantic City Fort Washakie Madden Saint Stephens
Bonneville Hudson Midvale Sand Draw
Boulder Flats Jeffrey City Milford Shoshoni
Boysen Johnstown Moneta South Pass City
Burris Kinnear Morton Sweetwater Station
Crowheart Lander Myersville (hist.) Wind River
Dubois Lost Cabin Pavillion











Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Riverton

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

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

Military

Newspapers

Probate

The bulk of the probate case files from the 1880's to the 1940's have been transferred to the Wyoming State Archives in Cheyenne. Check their website for additional details.

Taxation

Vital Records

Western States Marriage Index has 477 marriages listed from 23 Jul 1867 to 31 Jan 1904. The State of Wyoming did not begin gathering birth records until 1909.

Fremont County has birth records beginning 1884.

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. Fremont 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).
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