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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Goshen_County,_Wyoming|Goshen County]]  
  
Guide to '''Hot Springs County Wyoming genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
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Guide to '''Hot Springs County Wyoming genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.  
  
 
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| building address = Goshen County Courthouse<br>2125 E A Street<br>PO Box 160<br>Torrington, WY 82240<br>Phone: 307.532.4051<br>[http://goshencounty.org/ '''Goshen County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Goshen County Courthouse<br>2125 E A Street<br>PO Box 160<br>Torrington, WY 82240<br>Phone: 307.532.4051<br>[http://goshencounty.org/ '''Goshen County Website'''] }}  
  
[[Image:Goshen County Wyoming.png|thumb|right]]  
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[[Image:Goshen County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|Goshen County Wyoming.png]]  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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<br>
  
County Clerk has marriage and land records;<br>Clerk District Court has divorce, probate&nbsp;and <br>court records<ref name="HB">''The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America'', 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 766. Goshen County, Wyoming</ref>
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
== History  ==
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
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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>'''[[Goshen County, Wyoming#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Goshen County, Wyoming#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Goshen County, Wyoming#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Goshen County, Wyoming#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Goshen County, Wyoming#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Goshen County, Wyoming#Court_Records|Court]]'''</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>1913*</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>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1913</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Goshen County, Wyoming#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Goshen County, Wyoming#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Goshen County, Wyoming#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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==== Parent County  ====
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*'''Parent County:''' created 9 February 1911 from [[Laramie County, Wyoming|Laramie]] county
 
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*'''County seat: ''' Torrington <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>  
'''1911--''''''Goshen '''County was created 9 February 1911&nbsp;from [[Laramie County, Wyoming|Laramie]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat: '''Torrington <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:''' [[Banner County, Nebraska|Banner County, Nebraska]] | [[Laramie County, Wyoming|Laramie]] | [[Niobrara County, Wyoming|Niobrara]] | [[Platte County, Wyoming|Platte]] | [[Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska|Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska]] | [[Sioux County, Nebraska|Sioux County, Nebraska]]
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
 
==== Record Loss  ====
  
== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
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==== Biography  ====
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==== Cemeteries  ====
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==== Census  ====
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
  
{| width="800" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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==== Church Records ====
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| Cottier
 
| Heldt
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Goshen%2C+Lingle|subject|disp=Lingle}}
 
| Trelona (hist.)
 
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| Fonda
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huntley,_Wyoming Huntley]
 
| Rockeagle
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Goshen%2C+Veteran|subject|disp=Veteran}}
 
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Goshen%2C+Fort+Laramie|subject|disp=Fort Laramie}}
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jay_Em,_Wyoming Jay Em]
 
| South Torrington
 
| Wycross
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawk_Springs,_Wyoming Hawk Springs]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Grange,_Wyoming La Grange]
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Goshen%2C+Torrington|subject|disp=Torrington}}
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoder,_Wyoming Yoder]
 
|}
 
  
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{{WY Church Intro}}
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
*[[Banner County, Nebraska|Banner County, Nebraska]]
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==== Directories ====
*[[Laramie County, Wyoming|Laramie]]
 
*[[Niobrara County, Wyoming|Niobrara]]
 
*[[Platte County, Wyoming|Platte]]
 
*[[Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska|Scotts Bluff County, Nebraska]]
 
*[[Sioux County, Nebraska|Sioux County, Nebraska]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Group ====
  
==== Census  ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
{{Census|Wyoming}}
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==== Genealogy  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Court  ====
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{{WY History Intro}}
  
==== Land ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{WY Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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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  ====
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==== Probate ====
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{{WY Probate Intro|Albany}}
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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.<br>Clerk 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. Goshen County, Wyoming</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[[Torrington Wyoming Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Taxation ====
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{{WY Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
122 marriages from 8 Jan 1913 to 19 Apr 1917 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index (website).
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===== Birth  =====
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===== Marriage =====
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] over 122 marriages 8 Jan 1913 to 19 Apr 1917
  
==== Family History Centers<br> ====
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===== Death =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== Websites  ====
*[[Torrington Wyoming Family History Center]]<br>
 
  
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[http://goshencounty.org/Clerk/ County Clerk]<br> [http://www.hometownchronicles.com/wy/goshen/index.htm GenWeb]<br> [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goshen_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]<br> {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Goshen|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== Places ===
  
*[http://goshencounty.org/Clerk/ County Clerk]&nbsp;
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*[http://www.hometownchronicles.com/wy/goshen/index.htm GenWeb]  
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goshen_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]  
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| Cottier
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Goshen|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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| Heldt
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Goshen%2C+Lingle|subject|disp=Lingle}}
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| Trelona (hist.)
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| Fonda
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huntley,_Wyoming Huntley]  
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| Rockeagle
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Goshen%2C+Veteran|subject|disp=Veteran}}
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Goshen%2C+Fort+Laramie|subject|disp=Fort Laramie}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jay_Em,_Wyoming Jay Em]
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| South Torrington
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| Wycross
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawk_Springs,_Wyoming Hawk Springs]  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Grange,_Wyoming La Grange]  
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Goshen%2C+Torrington|subject|disp=Torrington}}  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yoder,_Wyoming Yoder]
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== References  ==
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=== References  ===
  
 
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Revision as of 19:27, 20 June 2013

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

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Goshen County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 9, 1911
County Seat Torrington
Courthouse
Address Goshen County Courthouse
2125 E A Street
PO Box 160
Torrington, WY 82240
Phone: 307.532.4051
Goshen County Website


File:Goshen County Wyoming.png
Goshen County Wyoming.png


Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
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1913*
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1913
1913
1913
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Wyoming denominations, view the Wyoming Church Records wiki page.

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Group

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Template:WY History Intro

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Wyoming Land and Property for additional information about early Wyoming land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Maps

Migration

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

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

In most counties in Wyoming, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Wyoming- Albany - Probate records.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records.
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records.[5]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Probate

Taxation

Wyoming tax records complement land records and can be used to supplement the years between censuses. There may be gaps of several years in the records.

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

County Clerk
GenWeb
Wikipedia
Family History Library Catalog

Places

Cottier Heldt Lingle Trelona (hist.)
Fonda Huntley Rockeagle Veteran
Fort Laramie Jay Em South Torrington Wycross
Hawk Springs La Grange Torrington Yoder

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. Goshen County, Wyoming