Fremont County, Wyoming Genealogy

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United States Gotoarrow.png Wyoming Gotoarrow.png Fremont County

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County Courthouse

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)

History

Parent County

'1884--'Fremont County was created 5 March 1884 from Sweetwater County.  County seat: Lander [1]

Boundary Changes

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

477 marriages from 23 Jul 1867 to 31 Jan 1904 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

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).
  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).

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