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== What Is in the Collection?  ==
  
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This is an electronic index of marriages for the years 1877 to 1920. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the [[International Genealogical Index (IGI) (FamilySearch Historical Records) |International Genealogical Index]] or Vital Records Index collections.
  
For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article [[Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].
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To see a coverage map of FamilySearch's holdings of [http://user.xmission.com/~jsvare/FR/WY_FRM.html Wyoming marriages, click here].
  
The Coverage Table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.<br>  
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*Use the age or estimated birth date to find other county or [[Wyoming Vital Records]] such as birth, baptism, and death records.
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*Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in the [[United States Census, 1870 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] or the [[United States Census, 1900 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]] or the [[United States Census, 1920 (FamilySearch Historical Records)]].  Search the state censuses as well.
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[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]&nbsp;- Hosted by BYU/Idaho. Search by bride or groom - Free.
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Wyoming, United States
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Location of Wyoming
Record Description
Record Type Marriage Index
Collection years 1877-1920
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites



What Is in the Collection?

This is an electronic index of marriages for the years 1877 to 1920. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index or Vital Records Index collections.

Collection Contents

Coverage Table and Map

To see a coverage map of FamilySearch's holdings of Wyoming marriages, click here.

The coverage table shows the places, time periods, and how many records the collection has from each location. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed, however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Marriages, 1877-1920
Albany 3,291
Big Horn 5
Campbell 1
Carbon 2,113
Converse 2
Crook 1,681
Fremont 722
Goshen 4
Johnson 956
Laramie 10
Lincoln 8
Natrona 1,222
Park 1
Sheridan 2,204
Sweetwater 9
Teton 2
Uinta 37
Washakie 2
Weston 1,324
Wyoming 476
Total 14,070

What Can This Collection Tell Me?

For details about the contents of these records and help using them see the wiki article Marriages Vital Record Index Collections (FamilySearch Historical Records).

How Do I Search the Collection?

You can search the index or view the images or both. Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • Name of the person
  • The location or date of the event

Search the Index

Search by name by visiting the Collection Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes on the Collection Page with the information you have
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

How Do I Analyze the Results?

Compare each result from your search with what you know to determine if there is a match. This may require viewing multiple records or images.

  • Whenever possible, look at the original record. If often has more information than the indexed record.
  • Print or download a copy of the record, or extract the genealogical information needed.
  • In case you need to find this record again later, copy the citation found on each record or image. Familysearch wiki has a Example Research Log that you can download and use for this purpose.

For more tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.

What Do I Do Next?

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?

  • If your ancestor does not have a common name, collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you find possible relatives.
  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching a nearby locality.
  • Try different spellings of your ancestor’s name.
  • Pay special attention to how the name should have been pronounced and try variations on the pronunciation.
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
  • If a woman has been married before, they may be referred to by their maiden name or their married name.
  • Search FamilySearch Resources and Related Websites listed to the right. These sources may provide information on boundary changes, other historical records available, and history of the area you are looking at.

Citing This Collection

Citations help you keep track of places you have searched and sources you have found. Identifying your sources helps others find the records you used.

Collection Citation
"Wyoming Marriages, 1877-1920." Database. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City.
Record Citation:
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