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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Natrona_County,_Wyoming|Natrona County]]
  
 ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] > Natrona County''  
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Guide to '''Natrona County Wyoming genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[[Image:Natrona County Wyoming.png|thumb|right]]
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{{WYDC}}
  
== County Courthouse ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Natrona County
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| county_map =
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| state = Wyoming
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| latd =
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| founded year = 1888
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| founded date = March 9
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| seat = Casper
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| building image =  
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| building address = Natrona County Courthouse<br>200 North Center Street Rm 157<br>Casper, WY 82601<br>Phone: 307.235.9200<br>'''Natrona County Website''' }}
  
200 North Center<br>Casper, WY 82601<br>(307) 235-9200<br>Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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[[Image:Natrona County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|Natrona County Wyoming.png]]
  
== History ==
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<br>
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
==== Parent County ====
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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>'''[[Natrona County, Wyoming#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Natrona County, Wyoming#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Natrona County, Wyoming#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Natrona County, Wyoming#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Natrona County, Wyoming#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Natrona 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>1890*</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>1880</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1891</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1890</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Natrona County, Wyoming#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Natrona County, Wyoming#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Natrona County, Wyoming#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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''1888--''''''Natrona''' County was created 9 March 1888&nbsp;from [[Carbon County, Wyoming|Carbon]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Casper <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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*'''Parent County:''' created 9 March 1888 from [[Carbon County, Wyoming|Carbon]]  
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*'''County seat:''' Casper <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:''' [[Albany County, Wyoming|Albany]] | [[Carbon County, Wyoming|Carbon<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1229542105046_463" />]] | [[Converse County, Wyoming|Converse]] | [[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]] | [[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]] | [[Washakie County, Wyoming|Washakie]]
  
 
==== 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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'''Casper and Casper Mountain'''<br>
  
==== Populated Places  ====
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:*'''Casper Mountain'''... aka Laymon Cemetery, Echo Canyon Cemetery, Elkhorn Canyon Cemetery SE1/4 SEC4 T32N R79W. ASHES ONLY. '''CR III 1961-1989'''
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.73127,+-106.28670 '''Crimson Dawn''']... SEC23 T32N R79W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.72930,+-106.36090 '''Eadsville''']... SEC19 T32N R79W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.75114,+-106.32347 '''Fougstedt''']... SEC8 T23N R79W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
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:*'''[http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=42.843106,-106.301479&spn=0.010966,0.016673&t=h&z=16 Highland]''' (1889 to present)... Owned by the City of Casper. Phone 1-307-235-8317. '''CR I 1889-1950, CR II 1951-1985'''
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:*'''[http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=42.882521,-106.438272&spn=0.00548,0.008336&t=h&z=17 Memorial Gardens]''' (1954 to present)... Privately owned. Phone 1-307-472-6345. '''CR&nbsp;III 1954-1989'''
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.83625,+-106.36963 '''Old Pioneer''']... Unknown number of unmarked graves. Eleven cenotaphs and one illegible marker on Fort Caspar grounds.
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:*'''[http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=42.872457,-106.258585&spn=0.010961,0.016673&t=h&z=16 Oregon Trail]''' (1984 to present)... Veterans cemetery. '''CR&nbsp;III 1984-1989'''
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.82590,+-106.43993 '''Red Buttes''']... SW1/4 NW1/4 SEC16 T33N R80W. ON PRIVATE LAND. Memorial to the soldiers who died here in 1865. NO GRAVES. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
  
{| width="800" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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'''Surrounding County'''<br>
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Alcova|subject|disp=Alcova}}
 
| Blue Hill (hist.)
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Edgerton|subject|disp=Edgerton}}
 
| Paradise Valley
 
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| Allendale
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brookhurst,_Wyoming Brookhurst]
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Evansville|subject|disp=Evansville}}
 
| Petrie
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antelope_Hills,_Wyoming Antelope Hills]
 
| Bucknum
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartrandt,_Wyoming Hartrandt]
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Powder+River|subject|disp=Powder River}}
 
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Arminto|subject|disp=Arminto}}
 
| Camel Hump
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Hiland|subject|disp=Hiland}}
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Butte,_Wyoming Red Butte]
 
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| Badwater
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Casper|subject|disp=Casper}}
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homa_Hills,_Wyoming Homa Hills]
 
| Salt Creek (hist.)
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar_Nunn,_Wyoming Bar Nunn]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casper_Mountain,_Wyoming Casper Mountain]
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Midwest|subject|disp=Midwest}}
 
| Strouds
 
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| Bessemer (hist.)
 
| Cow Hollow
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Mills|subject|disp=Mills}}
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vista_West,_Wyoming Vista West]
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bessemer_Bend,_Wyoming Bessemer Bend]
 
| Crimson Dawn
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Mountain+View|subject|disp=Mountain View}}
 
| Waltman
 
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| Bishop
 
| Eadsville (hist.)
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natrona,_Wyoming Natrona]
 
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.48329,+-106.99486 '''Annis Ranch''']... SEC14 T29N R85W. ON PRIVATE LAND.
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.17814,+-107.25347 '''Arminto''']... SE1/4 NW1/4 SEC14 T37N R87W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.55273,+-107.01965 '''Bothwell''']... SE1/4 SEC21 T30N R85W. ON PRIVATE LAND. No visible graves. '''CR I 1889-1950 '''
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.41880,+-106.26092 '''Edgerton''']... SEC19 T40N R78W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.65064,+-106.39713 '''Freeland''']'''''...'''''S1/2 SW1/4 SEC14 T31N R80W.'''CR I 1889-1950'''
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.11764,+-107.34487 '''Hiland''']... aka Wolton Cemetery SE1/4 SEC2 T36N R88W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
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:*'''[http://lds.org/placestovisit/eng/historical-sites/mormon-handcart-historic-site Martins Cove]'''... No visible graves.
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.41763,+-106.34070 '''Midwest''']... SEC21 T40N R79W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
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:*'''Natrona County Isolated Gravesites'''... Many of these graves lie near the historic trails that passed through Natrona County in the mid-1800s. '''CR&nbsp;I 1889-1950'''
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.56503,+-106.72133 '''New Alcova''']... SEC13 T30N R83W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.07039,+-107.45125 '''O'Donnell''']... NW1/4 NE1/4 SEC25 T36N R89W. ON&nbsp;PRIVATE&nbsp;LAND. '''CR&nbsp;III'''
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.57167,+-106.70743 '''Old Alcova''']... NE1/4 NW1/4 SEC18 T30N R82W. '''CR I 1889-1950 '''
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.47980,+-106.84229 '''Pathfinder''']... SE1/4 SEC13 T29N R84W. One mile northeast of Pathfinder Dam. '''CR I 1889-1950 '''
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:*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.07094,+-107.19736 '''Waltman''']... SEC20 T36N R86W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
  
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<br> The Natrona County Genealogical Society has published records for these cemeteries and gravesites as noted above in ''Natrona County, Wyoming Cemetery Records, Vols. I through IV ''(CR I, CR II, CR III CR IV). These publications are available at the [http://www.natronacountylibrary.org/ Natrona County Public Library] and the LDS Family History Center in Casper. Many of these cemeteries also have extensive listings and photographs on [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=53&CScnty=3131 Find A Grave].
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Census ====
  
*[[Albany County, Wyoming|Albany]]
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
*[[Carbon County, Wyoming|Carbon<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1229542105046_463" />]]
 
*[[Converse County, Wyoming|Converse]]
 
*[[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]]
 
*[[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]]
 
*[[Washakie County, Wyoming|Washakie]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Church Records ====
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
  
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.48329,+-106.99486 '''Annis Ranch''']... SEC14 T29N R85W. ON PRIVATE LAND,
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:*Casper Stake<br>3931 W 45th St,<br>Casper, Wyoming 82604<br>307-265-1834
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.17814,+-107.25347 '''Arminto''']... SE1/4 NW1/4 SEC14 T37N R87W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.55273,+-107.01965 '''Bothwell''']... SE1/4 SEC21 T30N R85W. ON PRIVATE LAND. No visible graves. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
 
*'''Casper Mountain'''... aka Laymon Cemetery, Echo Canyon Cemetery, Elkhorn Canyon Cemetery SE1/4 SEC4 T32N R79W. ASHES ONLY. '''CR III 1961-1989'''<br>  
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.73127,+-106.28670 '''Crimson Dawn''']... SEC23 T32N R79W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''<br>
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.72930,+-106.36090 '''Eadsville''']... SEC19 T32N R79W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.41880,+-106.26092 '''Edgerton''']... SEC19 T40N R78W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.75114,+-106.32347 '''Fougstedt''']... SEC8 T23N R79W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''<br>  
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.65064,+-106.39713 '''Freeland''']... S1/2 SW1/4 SEC14 T31N R80W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
 
*'''[http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=42.843106,-106.301479&spn=0.010966,0.016673&t=h&z=16 Highland]''' (1889 to present)... Owned by the City of Casper. Phone 1-307-235-8317. '''CR I 1889-1950, CR II 1951-1985<br>'''
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.11764,+-107.34487 '''Hiland''']... aka Wolton Cemetery SE1/4 SEC2 T36N R88W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
 
*[http://lds.org/placestovisit/eng/historical-sites/mormon-handcart-historic-site '''Martins Cove''']... SEC28 T29N R78W. No visible graves.
 
*'''[http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=42.882521,-106.438272&spn=0.00548,0.008336&t=h&z=17 Memorial Gardens]''' (1954 to present)... Privately owned. Phone 1-307-472-6345.'''CR&nbsp;III 1954-1989'''
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.41763,+-106.34070 '''Midwest''']... SEC21 T40N R79W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.56503,+-106.72133 '''New Alcova''']... SEC13 T30N R83W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.07039,+-107.45125 '''O'Donnell''']... NW1/4 NE1/4 SEC25 T36N R89W. ON&nbsp;PRIVATE&nbsp;LAND. '''CR&nbsp;III'''<br>
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.57167,+-106.70743 '''Old Alcova''']... NE1/4 NW1/4 SEC18 T30N R82W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.83625,+-106.36963 '''Old Pioneer''']... Unknown number of unmarked graves. Eleven cenotaphs and one illegible marker on Fort Caspar grounds.
 
*'''[http://maps.google.com/?ie=UTF8&ll=42.872457,-106.258585&spn=0.010961,0.016673&t=h&z=16 Oregon Trail]''' (1984 to present)... Veterans cemetery. '''CR&nbsp;III 1984-1989'''
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.47979,+-106.84202 '''Pathfinder''']... 1/2 mile NE of Pathfinder Dam. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=42.82590,+-106.43993 '''Red Buttes''']... SW1/4 NW1/4 SEC16 T33N R80W. ON PRIVATE LAND. Memorial to the soldiers who died here in 1865. NO GRAVES. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
 
*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=43.07094,+-107.19736 '''Waltman''']... SEC20 T36N R86W. '''CR I 1889-1950'''
 
  
The Natrona County Genealogical Society has published records for these cemeteries as noted above, as well as a number of isolated single grave sites in the county, in ''Natrona County, Wyoming Cemetery Records, Vols. I through III'' (CR I, CR&nbsp;II, CR III).&nbsp; These publications are available at the [http://www.natronacountylibrary.org/ Natrona County Public Library], and for purchase at Ralph's Books &amp; Cards in Casper.&nbsp; Many of these cemeteries also have extensive listings and photographs on [http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=csr&CScn=&CScntry=4&CSst=53&CScnty=3131 Find A Grave].<br>
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==== Court Records ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
  
*'''Casper Stake''' 3931 W 45th St, Casper, Wyoming 82604. Phone 1-307-265-1834.<br>
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==== Genealogy  ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Land  ====
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:*[http://www.archive.org/details/historyofnatrona00mokl ''History of Natrona County, Wyoming, 1888-1922'']
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
*[http://www.casperjournal.com/ '''Casper Journal''']  
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:*[http://www.casperjournal.com/ '''Casper Journal''']  
*[http://trib.com/ '''Casper Star-Tribune''']  
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:*[http://trib.com/ '''Casper Star-Tribune''']
*[http://www.wyonewspapers.org/ '''Wyoming Newspaper Project'''] Digitized and searchable newspapers published in Wyoming between 1849 and 1922.
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:*[http://www.wyonewspapers.org/ '''Wyoming Newspaper Project'''] Digitized and searchable newspapers published in Wyoming between 1849 and 1922.
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==== Obituaries  ====
  
 
==== Probate  ====
 
==== Probate  ====
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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 1888, military discharge records, power of attorney, notary and commissions tax license-state and federal.<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. Natrona County, Wyoming</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[[Casper Wyoming Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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:*[http://www.natronacountylibrary.org/ Natrona County Public Library] 307 E 2nd St, Casper, Wyoming 82601, 307-237-4935<br>
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:*[http://www.caspercollege.edu/whc/index.html The Casper College Western History Center] Located in the Goodstein Library on the Casper College campus.
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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:*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wynatron/NCGS.htm Natrona County Genealogical Society] P.O. Box 50665, Casper, Wyoming 82606
  
 
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm '''Western States Marriage Index''']&nbsp; 390 marriages from 29 May 1890 to 15 Sep 1908.  
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===== Birth  =====
*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708702 '''Wyoming Marriages, 1877-1920''']<br>
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===== Marriage  =====
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm '''Western States Marriage Index'''] Over 390 marriages from 29 May 1890 to 15 Sep 1908.  
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:*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1708702 '''Wyoming Marriages, 1877-1920''']
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===== Death  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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==== Websites ====
  
*'''[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wynatron/NCGS.htm Natrona County Genealogical Society] '''P.O. Box 9244, Casper, Wyoming 82609.
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:*[http://www.natrona.net/?load=Clerk/ClerkHome County Webpage]  
*'''[http://www.natronacountylibrary.org/ Natrona County Public Library] '''307 E 2nd St, Casper, Wyoming 82601. Phone 1-307-237-4935.  
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:*[http://www.natrona.net/?load=Clerk/ClerkHome County Clerk]  
*'''[http://www.caspercollege.edu/whc/index.html The Casper College Western History Center]''' Located in the Goodstein Library on the Casper College campus.
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:*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wynatron/ GenWeb]
*[https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/Casper_Wyoming_Family_History_Center '''Casper Stake Family History Center'''] 3931 W 45th St, Casper, Wyoming 82604. Phone 1-307-234-3326. Hours: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9:00-12:00, 1:00-4:00, 6:30-8:30; Saturday 9:00-12:00.
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:*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wynatron/lookups.htm Lookups (GenWeb)]  
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:*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natrona_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]
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:*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== Web Sites ==
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=== Places ===
  
*[http://www.natrona.net/?load=Clerk/ClerkHome County Webpage]  
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{| width="800" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
*[http://www.natrona.net/?load=Clerk/ClerkHome County Clerk]  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wynatron/ GenWeb]  
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Alcova|subject|disp=Alcova}}
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wynatron/lookups.htm Lookups (GenWeb)]  
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| Blue Hill (hist.)
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natrona_County%2C_Wyoming Wikipedia]  
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Edgerton|subject|disp=Edgerton}}
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Natrona,_Wyoming Natrona]
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| Allendale
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brookhurst,_Wyoming Brookhurst]
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Evansville|subject|disp=Evansville}}
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| Paradise Valley
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antelope_Hills,_Wyoming Antelope Hills]  
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| Bucknum
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| Freeland (hist.)
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| Petrie
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Arminto|subject|disp=Arminto}}
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| Camel Hump
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartrandt,_Wyoming Hartrandt]
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Powder+River|subject|disp=Powder River}}
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| Badwater
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Casper|subject|disp=Casper}}
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Hiland|subject|disp=Hiland}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_Butte,_Wyoming Red Butte]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bar_Nunn,_Wyoming Bar Nunn]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casper_Mountain,_Wyoming Casper Mountain]  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Homa_Hills,_Wyoming Homa Hills]
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| Salt Creek (hist.)
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| Cow Hollow
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bessemer_Bend,_Wyoming Bessemer Bend]  
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| Crimson Dawn
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vista_West,_Wyoming Vista West]
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| Eadsville (hist.)
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Natrona%2C+Mountain+View|subject|disp=Mountain View}}
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United States Gotoarrow.png Wyoming Gotoarrow.png Natrona County

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

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Natrona County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 9, 1888
County Seat Casper
Courthouse
Address Natrona County Courthouse
200 North Center Street Rm 157
Casper, WY 82601
Phone: 307.235.9200
Natrona County Website


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Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
----*
1890*
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1880
1891
1890
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Casper and Casper Mountain

  • Casper Mountain... aka Laymon Cemetery, Echo Canyon Cemetery, Elkhorn Canyon Cemetery SE1/4 SEC4 T32N R79W. ASHES ONLY. CR III 1961-1989
  • Crimson Dawn... SEC23 T32N R79W. CR I 1889-1950
  • Eadsville... SEC19 T32N R79W. CR I 1889-1950
  • Fougstedt... SEC8 T23N R79W. CR I 1889-1950
  • Highland (1889 to present)... Owned by the City of Casper. Phone 1-307-235-8317. CR I 1889-1950, CR II 1951-1985
  • Memorial Gardens (1954 to present)... Privately owned. Phone 1-307-472-6345. CR III 1954-1989
  • Old Pioneer... Unknown number of unmarked graves. Eleven cenotaphs and one illegible marker on Fort Caspar grounds.
  • Oregon Trail (1984 to present)... Veterans cemetery. CR III 1984-1989
  • Red Buttes... SW1/4 NW1/4 SEC16 T33N R80W. ON PRIVATE LAND. Memorial to the soldiers who died here in 1865. NO GRAVES. CR I 1889-1950

Surrounding County

  • Annis Ranch... SEC14 T29N R85W. ON PRIVATE LAND.
  • Arminto... SE1/4 NW1/4 SEC14 T37N R87W. CR I 1889-1950
  • Bothwell... SE1/4 SEC21 T30N R85W. ON PRIVATE LAND. No visible graves. CR I 1889-1950
  • Edgerton... SEC19 T40N R78W. CR I 1889-1950
  • Freeland...S1/2 SW1/4 SEC14 T31N R80W.CR I 1889-1950
  • Hiland... aka Wolton Cemetery SE1/4 SEC2 T36N R88W. CR I 1889-1950
  • Martins Cove... No visible graves.
  • Midwest... SEC21 T40N R79W. CR I 1889-1950
  • Natrona County Isolated Gravesites... Many of these graves lie near the historic trails that passed through Natrona County in the mid-1800s. CR I 1889-1950
  • New Alcova... SEC13 T30N R83W. CR I 1889-1950
  • O'Donnell... NW1/4 NE1/4 SEC25 T36N R89W. ON PRIVATE LAND. CR III
  • Old Alcova... NE1/4 NW1/4 SEC18 T30N R82W. CR I 1889-1950
  • Pathfinder... SE1/4 SEC13 T29N R84W. One mile northeast of Pathfinder Dam. CR I 1889-1950
  • Waltman... SEC20 T36N R86W. CR I 1889-1950


The Natrona County Genealogical Society has published records for these cemeteries and gravesites as noted above in Natrona County, Wyoming Cemetery Records, Vols. I through IV (CR I, CR II, CR III CR IV). These publications are available at the Natrona County Public Library and the LDS Family History Center in Casper. Many of these cemeteries also have extensive listings and photographs on Find A Grave.

Census

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

Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Casper Stake
    3931 W 45th St,
    Casper, Wyoming 82604
    307-265-1834

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Early migration routes to and from Natrona 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 from 1888, military discharge records, power of attorney, notary and commissions tax license-state and federal.
Clerk 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
Marriage
Death

Websites

Places

Alcova Blue Hill (hist.) Edgerton Natrona
Allendale Brookhurst Evansville Paradise Valley
Antelope Hills Bucknum Freeland (hist.) Petrie
Arminto Camel Hump Hartrandt Powder River
Badwater Casper Hiland Red Butte
Bar Nunn Casper Mountain Homa Hills Salt Creek (hist.)
Bessemer (hist.) Cow Hollow Midwest Strouds
Bessemer Bend Crimson Dawn Mills Vista West
Bishop Eadsville (hist.) Mountain View Waltman

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. Natrona County, Wyoming