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| building address = Park County Courthouse<br>1002 Sheridan Avenue<br>PO Box 160<br>Cody, WY 82414<br>Phone: 307.587.5548<br>[http://www.parkcounty.us/ '''Park County Website'''] }}  
 
| building address = Park County Courthouse<br>1002 Sheridan Avenue<br>PO Box 160<br>Cody, WY 82414<br>Phone: 307.587.5548<br>[http://www.parkcounty.us/ '''Park County Website'''] }}  
  
[[Image:Park County Wyoming.png|thumb|right|Park County Wyoming.png]]  
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=== Historical Facts  ===
 
=== Historical Facts  ===
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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>'''[[Park County, Wyoming#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Park County, Wyoming#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Park County, Wyoming#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Park County, Wyoming#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Park County, Wyoming#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Park 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>1911*</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>1911</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1911</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1911</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Park County, Wyoming#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Park County, Wyoming#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Park County, Wyoming#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created 15 February 1909 from [[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn]]  
 
*'''Parent County:''' created 15 February 1909 from [[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn]]  
 
*'''County seat:'''Cody <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
 
*'''County seat:'''Cody <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn]] | [[[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon County, Montana]] | [[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]] | [[Gallatin County, Montana|&nbsp;Gallatin County, Montana]] | [[Hot Springs County, Wyoming|Hot Springs]] | [[Park County, Montana|&nbsp;Park County, Montana]] | [[Teton County, Wyoming|Teton]] | [[Washakie County, Wyoming|Washakie]]
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn]] | [[Carbon County, Montana|Carbon County, Montana]] | [[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]] | [[Gallatin County, Montana|&nbsp;Gallatin County, Montana]] | [[Hot Springs County, Wyoming|Hot Springs]] | [[Park County, Montana|&nbsp;Park County, Montana]] | [[Teton County, Wyoming|Teton]] | [[Washakie County, Wyoming|Washakie]]
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Church Records  ====
 
==== Church Records  ====
  
'''LDS ward and branches:''' Cody  
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{{WY Church Intro}}
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'''LDS ward and branches'''  
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:*Cody
  
 
==== Court Records  ====
 
==== Court Records  ====
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==== Directories ====
  
 
==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
 
==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
  
 
==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
 
==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
 
==== Genealogy  ====
 
==== Genealogy  ====
  
==== History ====
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==== History ====
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{{WY History Intro}}
  
==== Land and Property ====
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==== Land and Property ====
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{{WY Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
==== Local Histories  ====
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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{{WY Newspaper abstracts|Appling}}
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:*[http://wyonewspapers.org/ Wyoming Newspaper Project]
  
 
==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
  
==== Probate ====
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==== Probate ====
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{{WY Probate Intro|Albany}}
  
 
==== Public Records  ====
 
==== Public Records  ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
 
===== Courthouse  =====
  
County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1911; Court Clerk 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. 767. Park County, Wyoming</ref>  
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County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1911.<br>Court Clerk 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. 767. Park County, Wyoming</ref>  
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[[Cody Wyoming Family History Center]]
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:*[[Meeteetse Wyoming Family History Center]]
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:*[[Powell Wyoming Family History Center]]
  
 
===== Libraries  =====
 
===== Libraries  =====
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===== Societies  =====
 
===== Societies  =====
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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==== Taxation ====
*[[Cody Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
*[[Meeteetse Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
*[[Powell Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
  
==== Taxation  ====
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{{WY Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
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{{WY Vital Intro}}
  
 
===== Birth  =====
 
===== Birth  =====
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===== Marriage  =====
 
===== Marriage  =====
  
Over 694 marriages from 1 Jan 1900 to 7 Jul 1926 are listed in the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] over 694 marriages 1 Jan 1900 to 7 Jul 1926
  
===== Death =====
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===== Death =====
  
 
==== Websites  ====
 
==== Websites  ====
  
*[http://www.parkcounty.us/ County Wepbage]  
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*[http://www.parkcounty.us/ County Webpage]  
 
*[http://www.parkcounty.us/countyclerk.htm County Clerk]  
 
*[http://www.parkcounty.us/countyclerk.htm County Clerk]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wypark/ GenWeb]  
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wypark/ GenWeb]  
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=== Places  ===
 
=== Places  ===
  
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| Badger Basin  
 
| Badger Basin  
 
| Canyon Village  
 
| Canyon Village  
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garland,_Wyoming Garland]  
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garland,_Wyoming Garland]  
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| Powell  
 
| Tower Junction
 
| Tower Junction
 
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| Bannock Ford  
 
| Bannock Ford  
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| Clark  
 
| Mammoth  
 
| Mammoth  
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralston,_Wyoming Ralston]  
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ralston,_Wyoming Ralston]  
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| Buffalo Ford  
 
| Buffalo Ford  
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| Cody  
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meeteetse,_Wyoming Meeteetse]  
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meeteetse,_Wyoming Meeteetse]  
 
| Soda Butte (hist.)  
 
| Soda Butte (hist.)  

Revision as of 17:43, 25 June 2013

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

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Park County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 15, 1909
County Seat Cody
Courthouse
Address Park County Courthouse
1002 Sheridan Avenue
PO Box 160
Cody, WY 82414
Phone: 307.587.5548
Park County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
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1911*
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1911
1911
1911
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Park 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.

LDS ward and branches

  • Cody

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

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.

Local Histories

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Park County, Wyoming Genealogy newspapers in online catalogs like:

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 from 1911.
Court Clerk has divorce, probate and court records[2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

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

Vital Records consist of births, adoptions, marriages, divorces, and deaths recorded on registers, certificates, and documents. See the CDC Where to Write website for information on acquiring copies of these records.

See also How to order Wyoming Vital Records, order electronically online $ or download an application for Wyoming Birth Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail. For records more than 50 years old visit Wyoming State Archives

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

Places

Badger Basin Canyon Village Garland Powell Tower Junction
Bannock Ford Clark Mammoth Ralston Vocation
Buffalo Ford Cody Meeteetse Soda Butte (hist.) Wapiti
Canyon Junction Devils Den Pahaska Tepee Sunshine

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767. Park County, Wyoming