Goshen County, Wyoming Genealogy

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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


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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

Land and Property

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

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