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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washakie County, Wyoming|Washakie County]]''
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Washakie_County,_Wyoming|Washakie County]]  
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Washakie County Wyoming genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
[http://www.washakiecounty.net/ Washakie County Courthouse ]<br>1023 Big Horn Avenue <br>P.O. Box 862 <br>Worland, WY 82401 <br>(307) 347-4821
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County Clerk has marriage and land records; Clerk<br> 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. 767 Washakie County, Wyoming</ref>
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{{Infobox U.S. County  
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| county = Washakie County
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| state = Wyoming
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| founded year = 1911
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| founded date = February 9
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| seat = Worland
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| building address = Washakie County Courthouse<br>1023 Big Horn Avenue<br>P.O. Box 862<br>Worland, WY 82401<br>Phone: (307) 347-4821<br>[http://www.washakiecounty.net/ '''Washakie County Website'''] }}
  
== History  ==
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==== Parent County ====
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=== Historical Facts ===
  
'''1911--'''Washakie County was created 9 February 1911&nbsp;from [[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn ]]County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Worland <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><br>
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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>'''[[Washakie County, Wyoming#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Washakie County, Wyoming#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Washakie County, Wyoming#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Washakie County, Wyoming#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Washakie County, Wyoming#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Washakie 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>1906</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>1912</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Washakie County, Wyoming#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Washakie County, Wyoming#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Washakie County, Wyoming#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
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*'''Parent County:''' created 9 February 1911 from [[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn ]]  
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*'''County Seat:''' Worland <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:''' [[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn]] | [[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]] | [[Hot Springs County, Wyoming|Hot Springs]] | [[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]] | [[Natrona County, Wyoming|Natrona]] | [[Park County, Wyoming|Park]]
  
 
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== Places/Localities ==
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=== Resources ===
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==== Biography  ====
  
==== Populated Places ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
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:*[http://www.cityofworland.org/cemetery.htm Riverview Memorial Gardens]<br>Cemetery Complex <br>West River Rd. <br>Worland, WY 82401 <br>(307) 347-8948 <br>307–347–2486 <br><br>Located west of the city of Worland. Cemetery records are managed by the City Clerk's office. <br><br>
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:*[http://www.tensleepcemetery.com/ Ten Sleep Cemetery]<br>P.O. Box 394<br>Ten Sleep, WY 82442 <br><br>Located on the west edge of Ten Sleep. The [http://www.tensleepcemetery.com/ Ten Sleep Cemetery website] contains a full cemetery registry, headstone images, plot map, history, and contact information.
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Flat,_Wyoming South Flat]
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==== Census  ====
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washakie_Ten,_Wyoming Washakie Ten]  
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winchester,_Wyoming Winchester]
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{{Census|Wyoming}}  
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| Durkee
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Washakie%2C+Ten+Sleep|subject|disp=Ten Sleep}}
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/West_River,_Wyoming West River]
 
| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Washakie%2C+Worland|subject|disp=Worland}}
 
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Washakie%2C+Neiber|subject|disp=Neiber}}
 
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==== Church  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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{{WY Church Intro}}
  
*[[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn]]
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'''LDS Church wards and branches'''
*[[Fremont County, Wyoming|Fremont]]
 
*[[Hot Springs County, Wyoming|Hot Springs]]
 
*[[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]]
 
*[[Natrona County, Wyoming|Natrona]]
 
*[[Park County, Wyoming|Park]]
 
  
== Resources  ==
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:*Worland 1st, Worland 2nd, Tensleep
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Court Records ====
  
[http://www.cityofworland.org/cemetery.htm Riverview Memorial Gardens]<br>Cemetery Complex <br>West River Rd. <br>Worland, WY 82401 <br>(307) 347-8948 <br>(307) 347-2486 <br><br>Located west of the city of Worland. Cemetery records are managed by the City Clerk's office. <br><br>[http://www.tensleepcemetery.com/ Ten Sleep Cemetery]<br>P.O. Box 394 <br>Ten Sleep, WY 82442 <br><br>Located on the west edge of Ten Sleep. The [http://www.tensleepcemetery.com/ Ten Sleep Cemetery website] contains a full cemetery registry, headstone images, plot map, history, and contact information.
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==== Directories ====
  
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
  
==== Census ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups  ====
  
{{Census|Wyoming}}
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
==== Church ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
LDS Church wards and branches: Worland 1st, Worland 2nd, and Tensleep.
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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  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
''Worland Grit - ''December 1905 to May 1939<ref>From the Wyoming Daily News website. http://www.wyodaily.com/</ref>  
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:*''Worland Grit - ''December 1905 to May 1939<ref>From the Wyoming Daily News website. http://www.wyodaily.com/</ref><br>Operated in Worland, Washakie, Wyoming.<br>Archives at the [http://www.wyonewspapers.org/ Wyoming Newspaper Project].<br><br>
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:*''[http://www.wyodaily.com/ Northern Wyoming Daily News]''- June 1939 to present <ref>From the Wyoming Daily News website. http://www.wyodaily.com/</ref><br>201 N. 8th <br>Worland, Wyoming 82401 <br>307–347–3241<br>Operated in Worland, Washakie, Wyoming. The name was changed from the ''Worland Grit'' in June 1939. A free archives database on their website for issues from January 3, 2006 to present.
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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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===== 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. 767 Washakie County, Wyoming</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
  
Operated in Worland, Washakie, Wyoming.&nbsp; Archives can be found at the [http://www.wyonewspapers.org/ Wyoming Newspaper Project].
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]  
  
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:*[[Ten Sleep Wyoming Family History Center]]
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:*[[Worland Wyoming Family History Center]]
  
''[http://www.wyodaily.com/ Northern Wyoming Daily News]''- June 1939 to present <ref>From the Wyoming Daily News website. http://www.wyodaily.com/</ref>
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===== Libraries  =====
  
201 N. 8th <br>Worland, Wyoming 82401 <br>(307) 347-3241 <br>
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===== Museums  =====
  
Operated in Worland, Washakie, Wyoming.&nbsp; The name was changed from the Worland Grit in June 1939.&nbsp; A free archives database can be found on their website for issues from January 3, 2006 to present.
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===== Societies  =====
  
==== Probate  ====
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==== Taxation ====
  
==== Taxation  ====
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{{WY Tax Intro}}
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
458 marriages from 1 Jan 1900 to 31 Dec 1930 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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{{WY Vital Intro}}
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===== Birth  =====
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Marriage =====
  
==== Family History Centers<br>  ====
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] over 458 marriages 1 Jan 1900 to 31 Dec 1930
  
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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===== Death =====
*[[Ten Sleep Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
*[[Worland Wyoming Family History Center]]
 
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Websites ====
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Washakie|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
 
*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Washakie|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
== References  ==
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=== Places  ===
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Flat,_Wyoming South Flat]
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Revision as of 17:47, 25 June 2013

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

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Washakie County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded February 9, 1911
County Seat Worland
Courthouse
Address Washakie County Courthouse
1023 Big Horn Avenue
P.O. Box 862
Worland, WY 82401
Phone: (307) 347-4821
Washakie County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
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1913*
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1906
1913
1912
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

  • Riverview Memorial Gardens
    Cemetery Complex
    West River Rd.
    Worland, WY 82401
    (307) 347-8948
    307–347–2486

    Located west of the city of Worland. Cemetery records are managed by the City Clerk's office.

  • Ten Sleep Cemetery
    P.O. Box 394
    Ten Sleep, WY 82442

    Located on the west edge of Ten Sleep. The Ten Sleep Cemetery website contains a full cemetery registry, headstone images, plot map, history, and contact information.

Census

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

Church

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 Church wards and branches

  • Worland 1st, Worland 2nd, Tensleep

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.

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

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

  • Worland Grit - December 1905 to May 1939[2]
    Operated in Worland, Washakie, Wyoming.
    Archives at the Wyoming Newspaper Project.

  • Northern Wyoming Daily News- June 1939 to present [3]
    201 N. 8th
    Worland, Wyoming 82401
    307–347–3241
    Operated in Worland, Washakie, Wyoming. The name was changed from the Worland Grit in June 1939. A free archives database on their website for issues from January 3, 2006 to present.

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.[4]

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

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

Places

Colter South Flat Washakie Ten Winchester
Durkee Ten Sleep West River Worland
Neiber

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. From the Wyoming Daily News website. http://www.wyodaily.com/
  3. From the Wyoming Daily News website. http://www.wyodaily.com/
  4. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767 Washakie County, Wyoming