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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Weston_County,_Wyoming|Weston County]]''
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== County Courthouse  ==
  
=== County Government Site ===
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[http://westongov.com/ Weston County Courthouse]<br> 1 W Main Street<br> Newcastle, WY 82701<br> Phone: 307.746.4744&nbsp;<br><br>County Clerk has marriage records from 1890 and land records from 1886; <br>Clerk District Court has divorce, probate, court records from 1890<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists : United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767. Weston County, Wyoming</ref>
  
== Neighboring Counties ==
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== History  ==
  
== Resources ==
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==== Parent County  ====
  
=== Cemeteries ===
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'''1890--'''Weston County was created 12 March 1890&nbsp;from [[Crook County, Wyoming|Crook]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Newcastle <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><br>
  
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| Bentley
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| Clay Spur
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| Energy (hist.)
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Osage,_Wyoming Osage]
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| Buckhorn
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| Clifton
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Four_Corners,_Wyoming Four Corners (hist.)]
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| Thornton
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| Cambria (hist.)
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| Colloid
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Weston%2C+Newcastle|subject|disp=Newcastle}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Upton,_Wyoming Upton]
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| Clareton (hist.)
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| Dakoming
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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*[[Campbell County, Wyoming|Campbell]]
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*[[Converse County, Wyoming|Converse]]
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*[[Crook County, Wyoming|Crook]]
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*[[Custer County, South Dakota|Custer County, South Dakota]]
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*[[Lawrence County, South Dakota|Lawrence County, South Dakota]]
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*[[Lawrence County, South Dakota|Niobrara]]
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*[[Pennington County, South Dakota|Pennington County, South Dakota]]
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
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1,117 marriages from 20 May 1890 to 31 Jul 1914 are listed on the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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== Societies and Libraries  ==
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==== Family History Centers <br>  ====
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*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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*[[Newcastle Wyoming Family History Center]]<br>
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== Web Sites  ==
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*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Weston|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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Revision as of 23:30, 27 December 2012

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Online Records


County Courthouse

Weston County Courthouse
1 W Main Street
Newcastle, WY 82701
Phone: 307.746.4744 

County Clerk has marriage records from 1890 and land records from 1886;
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate, court records from 1890[1]

History

Parent County

1890--Weston County was created 12 March 1890 from Crook County.  County seat: Newcastle [2]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Bentley Clay Spur Energy (hist.) Osage
Buckhorn Clifton Four Corners (hist.) Thornton
Cambria (hist.) Colloid Newcastle Upton
Clareton (hist.) Dakoming






Neighboring Counties

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

1,117 marriages from 20 May 1890 to 31 Jul 1914 are listed on the Western States Marriage Index.

Societies and Libraries

Family History Centers


Web Sites

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

References

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