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{{Wyoming-stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] > Uinta County''
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Uinta_County,_Wyoming|Uinta County]]
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Uinta County Wyoming genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
*Uinta County Courthouse<br>225 9th Street<br>Evanston, WY 82930-3415<br>Phone: 307-783-0301
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{{WYDC}}
*Uinta county official website: http://www.uintacounty.com/
 
  
== History  ==
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Uinta County
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| state = Wyoming
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| state_map = Wyoming.png
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| founded year = 1869
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| founded date = December 1
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| seat = Evanston
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| building address = Uinta County Courthouse<br>225 9th Street<br>PO Box 810<br>Evanston, WY 82931<br>Phone: 307.783.0306<br>[http://www.uintacounty.com/ '''Uinta County Website'''] }}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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<br>
  
'''1869--''''''Uinta''' County was created 1 December 1869&nbsp;as an original county.&nbsp;'''County seat:''' Evanston <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><br>
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=== Historical Facts  ===
  
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
 
 
{| width="800" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
 
 
|-
 
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Almy|subject|disp=Almy}}
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
| Beartown
 
| Elkhurst
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Lonetree|subject|disp=Lonetree}}
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Robertson+|subject|disp=Robertson}}
 
 
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| Altamont
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Uinta County, Wyoming#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| Bridger
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Uinta County, Wyoming#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Evanston|subject|disp=Evanston}}
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Uinta County, Wyoming#Death|Death]]'''</center>
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Lyman|subject|disp=Lyman}}
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Uinta County, Wyoming#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Spring+Valley|subject|disp=Spring Valley}}
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Uinta County, Wyoming#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Uinta County, Wyoming#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
| Antelope
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Bridger+Butte|subject|disp=Bridger Butte}}
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Fort+Bridger|subject|disp=Fort Bridger}}
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Millburne|subject|disp=Millburne}}
 
| Urie
 
 
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| Aspen
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carter,_Wyoming Carter]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1872*</center>
| Hampton
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_View,_Uinta_County,_Wyoming Mountain View]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1861</center>
| Verne
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1861</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1872</center>
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bear_River,_Wyoming Bear River]  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Uinta County, Wyoming#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Uinta County, Wyoming#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Uinta County, Wyoming#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
| Carter Cedars
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Hilliard|subject|disp=Hilliard}}
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Piedmont|subject|disp=Piedmont}}
 
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*'''Parent County:''' created 1 December 1869 as an original county
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*'''County seat:''' Evanston <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Lincoln County, Wyoming|Lincoln]] | [[Rich County, Utah|Rich County, Utah]] | [[Summit County, Utah|Summit County, Utah]] | [[Sweetwater County, Wyoming|Sweetwater]]
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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==== Record Loss ====
  
*[[Lincoln County, Wyoming|Lincoln]]
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=== Resources  ===
*[[Rich County, Utah|Rich County, Utah]]
 
*[[Summit County, Utah|Summit County, Utah]]
 
*[[Sweetwater County, Wyoming|Sweetwater]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Biography ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.org/wy/uinta/cemetery/uintaco.txt “Cemeteries in Uinta Co. Wyoming” - Part 1,] Fort Bridger Cemetery Book Transcript of Ft. Bridger, Lyman and Millburne Cemeteries – 1872-1992 Contributed for use in the USGenWeb&nbsp; Archives March 24, 2003 by Heather Dodge [mailto:hdodge@union-tel.com hdodge@union-tel.com] with permission from Project Coordinators: Patricia Robbins, Ruth Robbins, Susan Tippets
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/wy/uinta/cemetery/uintaco.txt “Cemeteries in Uinta Co. Wyoming” - Part 1,] Fort Bridger Cemetery Book Transcript of Ft. Bridger, Lyman and Millburne Cemeteries – 1872-1992 Contributed for use in the USGenWeb&nbsp; Archives March 24, 2003 by Heather Dodge [mailto:hdodge@union-tel.com hdodge@union-tel.com] with permission from Project Coordinators: Patricia Robbins, Ruth Robbins, Susan Tippets
  
==== Church ====
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==== Census ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
  
*Almy, Evanston, Evanston 1st, Evanston 2nd,&nbsp;Evanston 3rd, Hilliard Lyman Millburne Mountain View and Spring Valley
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==== Church Records  ====
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{{WY Church Intro}}
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
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:*Almy, Evanston, Evanston 1st, Evanston 2nd, Evanston 3rd, Hilliard, Lyman, Millburne, Mountain View, Spring Valley
  
 
<br>Wyoming, Uinta, Almy - Church records  
 
<br>Wyoming, Uinta, Almy - Church records  
  
{{FHL|404429|subject-id|disp=Almy Ward Records}}  
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{{FHL|404429|subject-id|disp=Almy Ward Records}}
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==== Court Records  ====
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:*Uinta County Courthouse<br>225 9th Street<br>Evanston, WY 82930-3473<br><br>Mailing Address:<br>P.O. Box 810<br>Evanston, WY 82931-0810<br>
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The Uinta County Clerk and Recorder's office issues marriage licenses and maintains records of land transactions.
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==== Directories ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
*Uinta County Courthouse225 9th Street<br>Evanston, WY 82930-3473<br>Mailing Address<br>P.O. Box 810<br>Evanston, WY 82931-0810<br>
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==== Genealogy  ====
  
The Uinta County Clerk and Recorder's office&nbsp;issues&nbsp;marriage licences&nbsp;and maintains records of land transactions
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==== History ====
  
==== Land  ====
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{{WY History Intro}}
  
*&nbsp;County land records are maintained by the County Clerk and Recorder's office.  
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==== Land and Property  ====
*The Family History Library has microfilmed deeds, mortgages, and chattle mortgages in the Uinta County Clerk's office beginning around 1872. Check the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family history Library Catalog ]for exact dates and film numbers. All&nbsp;the records have indexes.&nbsp;
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*County land records are maintained by the County Clerk and Recorder's office.  
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*The Family History Library has microfilmed deeds, mortgages, and chattle mortgages in the Uinta County Clerk's office beginning around 1872. Check the [https://www.familysearch.org/#form=catalog Family history Library Catalog] for exact dates and film numbers. All the records have indexes.  
 
*Also check the Bureau of Land Management and General Land office website for land patents in this county at [http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/ http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/].
 
*Also check the Bureau of Land Management and General Land office website for land patents in this county at [http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/ http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/].
 
==== Local Histories  ====
 
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>"Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>  
 
:*[[California Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from western Missouri to northern California<ref>"Oregon California Trails Association" at http://octatrails.micromaps.com/ (accessed 18 July 2011).</ref>  
 
:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>"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).</ref>  
 
:*[[Mormon Trail]] 1846 to 1869 from Nauvoo, Illinois to Salt Lake City, Utah<ref>"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).</ref>  
:*[[Cherokee Trail]] 1850 from Salina, Oklahoma to Fort Bridger, Wyoming<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Cherokee Trail" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherokee_Trail (accessed 19 July 2011).</ref>
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:*[[Cherokee Trail]] 1850 from Salina, Oklahoma to Fort Bridger, Wyoming<ref>Wikipedia contributors, "Cherokee Trail" in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'' at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherokee_Trail (accessed 19 July 2011).</ref>  
 
:*[[Union Pacific Railroad]] 1925 from Grainger, Wyoming via Boise to Portland, Oregon
 
:*[[Union Pacific Railroad]] 1925 from Grainger, Wyoming via Boise to Portland, Oregon
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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{{WY Newspaper abstracts|Appling}}
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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 ====
  
==== Taxation ====
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==== Repositories ====
  
==== Vital Records ====
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===== Courthouse =====
  
 
[http://www.uintacounty.com/index.asp?NID=47 Uinta County Clerk and Recorder]  
 
[http://www.uintacounty.com/index.asp?NID=47 Uinta County Clerk and Recorder]  
  
4,384 marriages from 31 Jan 1862 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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County Clerk has marriage records from 1872, land records from 1870 and military discharge records from 1902.<br>Clerk Dis Ct has div and pro rec.<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767. Uinta County, Wyoming</ref>
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Family History Centers =====
  
*Fort Bridger Historical Association‎<br>Fort Bridger, WY 82933<br>(307) 782-7645‎<br>
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
  
==== Family History Centers <br> ====
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:*[[Evanston Wyoming Family History Center]]
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:*[[Lyman Wyoming Family History Center]]
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Libraries  =====
*[[Evanston Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
  
== Web Sites  ==
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
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:*Fort Bridger Historical Association‎<br>Fort Bridger, WY 82933<br>307-782-7645‎
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==== Taxation ====
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{{WY Tax Intro}}
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==== Vital Records  ====
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{{WY Vital Intro}}
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===== Birth  =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] over 4,384 marriages from 31 Jan 1862
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===== Death =====
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==== Web Sites  ====
  
 
*[http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyuinta/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*[http://rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wyuinta/ USGenWeb project]. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.wyominggenealogy.com/uinta/ Uinta County,&nbsp;Wyoming&nbsp;Genealogy ]site contains historical information, and what appear to be links to&nbsp;many kinds of records. Many of the links don't appear to lead to records yet.&nbsp;
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*[http://www.wyominggenealogy.com/uinta/ Uinta County, Wyoming Genealogy] historical information and links to records  
 
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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{| width="800" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="0" align="left" class="FCK__ShowTableBorders"
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Almy|subject|disp=Almy}}
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| Beartown
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| Elkhurst
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Lonetree|subject|disp=Lonetree}}
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Robertson+|subject|disp=Robertson}}
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| Altamont
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| Bridger
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Evanston|subject|disp=Evanston}}
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Lyman|subject|disp=Lyman}}
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Spring+Valley|subject|disp=Spring Valley}}
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| Antelope
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Bridger+Butte|subject|disp=Bridger Butte}}
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Fort+Bridger|subject|disp=Fort Bridger}}
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Millburne|subject|disp=Millburne}}
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| Urie
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| Aspen
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carter,_Wyoming Carter]
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| Hampton
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mountain_View,_Uinta_County,_Wyoming Mountain View]
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| Verne
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bear_River,_Wyoming Bear River]
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| Carter Cedars
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Hilliard|subject|disp=Hilliard}}
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Uinta%2C+Piedmont|subject|disp=Piedmont}}
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=== References  ===
  
 
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United States Gotoarrow.png Wyoming Gotoarrow.png Uinta County

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

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Uinta County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded December 1, 1869
County Seat Evanston
Courthouse
Address Uinta County Courthouse
225 9th Street
PO Box 810
Evanston, WY 82931
Phone: 307.783.0306
Uinta County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
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1872*
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1861
1861
1872
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

  • Wyoming, Uinta, Almy - Cemeteries [1]
  • Bonnett, Elaine F [2]
Evanston 978.784/E1 v22e
Fort Bridger  1872-1992 978.784 V3r   1697953 item 4
Lyman  1872-1992 978.784 V3r   1697953 item 4
Millburne 978.784 V3r   1697953 item 4
  • “Cemeteries in Uinta Co. Wyoming” - Part 1, Fort Bridger Cemetery Book Transcript of Ft. Bridger, Lyman and Millburne Cemeteries – 1872-1992 Contributed for use in the USGenWeb  Archives March 24, 2003 by Heather Dodge hdodge@union-tel.com with permission from Project Coordinators: Patricia Robbins, Ruth Robbins, Susan Tippets

Census

For tips on accessing Uinta 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 Branch Records

  • Almy, Evanston, Evanston 1st, Evanston 2nd, Evanston 3rd, Hilliard, Lyman, Millburne, Mountain View, Spring Valley


Wyoming, Uinta, Almy - Church records

Almy Ward Records

Court Records

  • Uinta County Courthouse
    225 9th Street
    Evanston, WY 82930-3473

    Mailing Address:
    P.O. Box 810
    Evanston, WY 82931-0810

The Uinta County Clerk and Recorder's office issues marriage licenses and maintains records of land transactions.

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Template:WY History Intro

Land and Property

  • County land records are maintained by the County Clerk and Recorder's office.
  • The Family History Library has microfilmed deeds, mortgages, and chattle mortgages in the Uinta County Clerk's office beginning around 1872. Check the Family history Library Catalog for exact dates and film numbers. All the records have indexes.
  • Also check the Bureau of Land Management and General Land office website for land patents in this county at http://www.glorecords.blm.gov/.

Maps

Migration

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

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Additional newspapers abstracts can sometimes be found using search phrases such as Uinta 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

Uinta County Clerk and Recorder

County Clerk has marriage records from 1872, land records from 1870 and military discharge records from 1902.
Clerk Dis Ct has div and pro rec.[6]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies
  • Fort Bridger Historical Association‎
    Fort Bridger, WY 82933
    307-782-7645‎

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

Web Sites

Places

Almy Beartown Elkhurst Lonetree Robertson
Altamont Bridger Evanston Lyman Spring Valley
Antelope Bridger Butte Fort Bridger Millburne Urie
Aspen Carter Hampton Mountain View Verne
Bear River Carter Cedars Hilliard Piedmont

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 IV" in Oregon Trail Landmarks at http://www.oregonpioneers.com/OTMap4.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. Wikipedia contributors, "Cherokee Trail" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cherokee_Trail (accessed 19 July 2011).
  6. The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767. Uinta County, Wyoming