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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Weston_County,_Wyoming|Weston County]]
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Weston County Wyoming genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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{{WYDC}}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Weston County
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| county_map =
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| state = Wyoming
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| state_map = Wyoming.png
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| latd =  
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| founded year = 1890
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| founded date = March 12
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| seat = Newcastle
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| building image =  
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| building address = Weston County Courthouse<br>1 W Main Street<br>Newcastle, WY 82701<br>Phone: 307.746.4744<br>[http://westongov.com/ '''Weston County Website'''] }}
  
'''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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==== Boundary Changes ====
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=== Historical Facts ===
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
  
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
 
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| Bentley
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
| Clay Spur
 
| Energy (hist.)
 
| Osage
 
 
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| Buckhorn
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Weston County, Wyoming#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| Clifton
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Weston County, Wyoming#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| Four Corners (hist.)
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Weston County, Wyoming#Death|Death]]'''</center>
| Thornton
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Weston County, Wyoming#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Weston County, Wyoming#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Weston County, Wyoming#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
 
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| Cambria (hist.)
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
| Colloid
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1890*</center>
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205235&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Weston%2C+Newcastle&columns=*,0,0 Newcastle]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
| Upton
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1885</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>1891</center>
 
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| Clareton (hist.)
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Weston County, Wyoming#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Weston County, Wyoming#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Weston County, Wyoming#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
| Dakoming
 
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*'''Parent County:''' created 12 March 1890 from [[Crook County, Wyoming|Crook]]
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*'''County seat:''' Newcastle <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:''' [[Campbell County, Wyoming|Campbell]] | [[Converse County, Wyoming|Converse]] | [[Crook County, Wyoming|Crook]] | [[Custer County, South Dakota|Custer County, South Dakota]] | [[Lawrence County, South Dakota|Lawrence County, South Dakota]] | [[Lawrence County, South Dakota|Niobrara]] | [[Pennington County, South Dakota|Pennington County, South Dakota]]
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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==== Record Loss ====
  
*[[Campbell County, Wyoming|Campbell]]
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=== Resources  ===
*[[Converse County, Wyoming|Converse]]
 
*[[Crook County, Wyoming|Crook]]
 
*[[Custer County, South Dakota|Custer County, South Dakota]]
 
*[[Lawrence County, South Dakota|Lawrence County, South Dakota]]
 
*[[Lawrence County, South Dakota|Niobrara]]
 
*[[Pennington County, South Dakota|Pennington County, South Dakota]]
 
  
== Resources ==
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==== Biography ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
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==== Church Records  ====
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==== Court Records  ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
  
==== Court ====
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==== Genealogy ====
  
==== Land ====
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==== History ====
  
==== Local Histories ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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==== Migration  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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:*[http://wyonewspapers.org/ Wyoming Newspaper Project]
  
 
==== 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 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>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[[Newcastle Wyoming Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
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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===== Birth =====
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===== Marriage =====
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index] over 1,117 marriages 20 May 1890 to 31 Jul 1914
  
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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===== Death =====
  
== 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.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205234&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Weston&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Weston|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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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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|-
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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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=== References  ===
  
== References  ==
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<references />
  
<references />
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{{Wyoming|Wyoming}}
  
 
[[Category:Weston_County,_Wyoming]]
 
[[Category:Weston_County,_Wyoming]]

Revision as of 16:49, 28 April 2013

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

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Weston County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 12, 1890
County Seat Newcastle
Courthouse
Address Weston County Courthouse
1 W Main Street
Newcastle, WY 82701
Phone: 307.746.4744
Weston County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
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1890*
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1885
1890
1891
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

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

Church Records

Court Records

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Probate

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage records from 1890 and land records from 1886.
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate, court records from 1890.[2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

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

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

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. Weston County, Wyoming