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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont County]]''
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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|Fremont County Wyoming.png]]
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Guide to '''Fremont County Wyoming genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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{{WYDC}}
  
Fremont County; 450 N 2nd St; Lander, WY 82520; Ph. 307.332.2405 Details: (Co Clk has m & land rec from 1884, bur & mil rec; Clk Dis Ct has div, pro & ct rec)
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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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| latd =
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| longd =
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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'''] }}
  
== History  ==
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[[Image:Fremont County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|Fremont County Wyoming.png]]
  
==== Parent County ====
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
'''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><span class="Apple-style-span" style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline"> </span>
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Fremont County, Wyoming#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Fremont County, Wyoming#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Fremont County, Wyoming#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Fremont County, Wyoming#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Fremont County, Wyoming#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Fremont County, Wyoming#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
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|-
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1884*</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
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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>1884</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1884</center>
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|-
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Fremont County, Wyoming#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Fremont County, Wyoming#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Fremont County, Wyoming#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created 5 March 1884 from [[Sweetwater County, Wyoming|Sweetwater]] county
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*'''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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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Carbon County, Wyoming|Carbon]] | [[[Hot Springs County, Wyoming|Hot Springs]] | [[Natrona County, Wyoming|Natrona]] | [[Park County, Wyoming|Park]] | [[Sublette County, Wyoming|Sublette]] | [[Sweetwater County, Wyoming|Sweetwater]] | [[Teton County, Wyoming|Teton]] | [[Washakie County, Wyoming|Washakie]]
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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Boundaries have been not changed since 1921.
  
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
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==== Biography  ====
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
{| width="800" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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==== Census  ====
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arapahoe,_Wyoming Arapahoe]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ethete,_Wyoming Ethete]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lysite,_Wyoming Lysite]
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Fremont%2C+Riverton|subject|disp=Riverton}}
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_City,_Wyoming Atlantic City]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fort_Washakie,_Wyoming Fort Washakie]
 
| Madden
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/St._Stephens,_Wyoming Saint Stephens]
 
|-
 
| Bonneville
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Fremont%2C+Hudson|subject|disp=Hudson}}
 
| Midvale
 
| Sand Draw
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boulder_Flats,_Wyoming Boulder Flats]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jeffrey_City,_Wyoming Jeffrey City]
 
| Milford
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Fremont%2C+Shoshoni|subject|disp=Shoshoni}}
 
|-
 
| Boysen
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnstown,_Wyoming Johnstown]
 
| Moneta
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Pass_City,_Wyoming South Pass City]
 
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| Burris
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kinnear,_Wyoming Kinnear]
 
| Morton
 
| Sweetwater Station
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crowheart,_Wyoming Crowheart]
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Fremont%2C+Lander|subject|disp=Lander}}
 
| Myersville (hist.)
 
| Wind River
 
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Fremont%2C+Dubois|subject|disp=Dubois}}
 
| Lost Cabin
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pavillion,_Wyoming Pavillion]
 
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|}
 
  
<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Church Records ====
  
*[[Carbon County, Wyoming|Carbon]]
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
*[[Hot Springs County, Wyoming|Hot Springs]]
 
*[[Natrona County, Wyoming|Natrona]]
 
*[[Park County, Wyoming|Park]]
 
*[[Sublette County, Wyoming|Sublette]]
 
*[[Sweetwater County, Wyoming|Sweetwater]]
 
*[[Teton County, Wyoming|Teton]]
 
*[[Washakie County, Wyoming|Washakie]]
 
  
== Resources  ==
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:*Riverton
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Census ====
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==== Directories ====
  
{{Census|Wyoming}}
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
*Riverton
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==== Genealogy  ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Land  ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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:*[http://wyonewspapers.org/ Wyoming Newspaper Project]
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== 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.  
 
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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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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County clerk has marriage and land records from 1884, burial and military records.<br>Clerk of the District Court has divorce, 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>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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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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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
477 marriages from 23 Jul 1867 to 31 Jan 1904 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].  
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===== Birth  =====
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Fremont County has birth records beginning 1884.<br>The State of Wyoming did not begin gathering birth records until 1909.  
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Marriage =====
  
==== Family History Centers <br>  ====
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] over 477 marriages 23 Jul 1867 to 31 Jan 1904
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Death  =====
*[[Dubois Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
*[[Lander Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
*[[Riverton Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
*[[Shoshoni Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Websites ====
  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyfremon/ County Clerk]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyfremon/ County Clerk]  
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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Fremont|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Fremont|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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| [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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| Riverton
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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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| 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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| 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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| Lander
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| Myersville (hist.)
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| Wind River
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| Dubois
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| Lost Cabin
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pavillion,_Wyoming Pavillion]
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=== References  ===
  
 
<references />  
 
<references />  
  
 
{{Wyoming|Wyoming}}  
 
{{Wyoming|Wyoming}}  
{{Wyoming-stub}}
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[[Category:Fremont_County,_Wyoming]]
 
[[Category:Fremont_County,_Wyoming]]

Revision as of 19:03, 23 May 2013

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Guide to Fremont County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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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


File:Fremont County Wyoming.png
Fremont County Wyoming.png

Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
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1884*
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1882
1884
1884
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Boundaries have been not changed since 1921.

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Riverton

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

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

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

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.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County clerk has marriage and land records from 1884, burial and military records.
Clerk of the District Court has divorce, probate and court records.[5]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth

Fremont County has birth records beginning 1884.
The State of Wyoming did not begin gathering birth records until 1909.

Marriage
Death

Websites

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

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. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Fremont County, Wyoming