Wyoming Genealogy

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Wyoming Genealogy is being developed as a genealogical and historical resource for your personal use. It contains information and records for Wyoming ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Specifically, it provides sources for birth records, death records, marriage records, census records, tax records, court records, and military records. It also provides some historical details about different times and people in Wyoming history.

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Wyoming’s Pioneer Ranches

  • Pioneer Ranches of the Rocky Mountain Empire
  • Marks and Brands of Albany County 1871-1880
  • Dr. H. Latham, U. P. Surgeon and Laramie Plains Booster
  • Wyoming Stockgraziers Association founded in Laramie in 1871
  • Clashes between Cattle and Sheep Owners on the Laramie Plains
  • Al Houston, Pioneer Indian Fighter, Hunter and Guide
  • Landmarks on the Laramie Piains
  • Land Descriptions. Origin of Terms Section, Township and Range
  • Roads and Freighting on the Laramie Plains
  • Ranches on the Big Laramie above Laramie City
  • Ranches on the Big Laramie River below Laramie City
  • Ranches on the Little Laramie River
  • The Ranches around Tie Siding and Virginia Dale
  • Ranches of the Black Hills, Sybille and Blue Grass north of Laramie
  • Ranches between the Little Laramie and Rock Creek
  • Ranches on Rock Creek
  • Ranches in Northern Albany County
  • The Swan Land and Cattle Company
  • King Brothers Company, World Famous Sheep Breeders
  • Ranches of the Elk Mountain Country and Bow River
  • Famous Cowboys. Top Hands of the Laramie Plains
  • The Indispensable Horse: Ally of Man at Work and Play
  • Water, Vital to Man and Beast: Life Blood of the Laramie Plains
  • Changes in Ranching

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History of Fort Laramie

For more than half a century Fort Laramie was the most important historical point in the great Northwest region between the Missouri River and the Pacific Coast. It was the central base of supplies and a military station on the overland trails across the plains and mountains to Oregon, California and Utah, over which the “forty-niners,” Mormons and Oregon emigrants trekked in huge trains and cavalcades. For many years it was the rendezvous of the most powerful Indian tribes of the Northwest. It was the headquarters of the most famous explorers, hunters, trappers, scouts, guides and fur traders known in…

Old Ridge Cemetery Burials, Weston County, Wyoming

Researched by Maxine Kaul in the Newcastle News and Newcastle Journal. Newcastle’s first cemetery, located in Sec. 45N, R61W, consists of 1/4 acres, which is smaller than the original cemetery. The land was given to the Weston County Historical Society by Tom and Marilyn Arnold. To get there: travel west on the by-pass on Hwy 16, turn left on the Fairground Road. Travel 1 mile on the gravel road. When you come to the dead end on the road going north and south, turn west(right) and travel 1/4 mile. The cemetery is fenced on the left and has a wrought iron gate, a…

Greenwood Cemetery, Newcastle, Wyoming

NOTE: This is an index of cemetery lot owners, not actual burials. Turn north on Delaware Ave from Hwy 16 between the Loaf N Jug and the Christian Church. Transcribed by Marlene Dixon This index is from the Greenwood Cemetery Record Book located in the Newcastle City Hall and is several years out of date. Names appear exactly as they are in the book. Corrections are listed after page#. Pages 23 & 24 are missing from the book, but are included in the index in the front of it. NamePage #NamePage #Adams, John60Jackson, P. S.55, 59Adams, Rev. E.R.67Jacobberger, Charlie137Adkins, C.V.40Jahrig, Albert…

Cambria Cemetery, Weston County, Wyoming

This is a list of people buried in the Cambria Cemetery that was compiled by Maxine Kaul from personal research in old newsprint, previous lists by Hazel Wiltse, DAR, and published in “Black Hills Nuggets” also from personal correspondence and conversations, and names from other newsprint readers such as Neil Sweet, Irene Tunnell and personally reading inquests in the Weston County Clerk of Courts office. Additional information is available at the Anna Miller Museum, Newcastle, WY. (I) designates an inquest NameBirth dateDeath dateAdam, Thomasi (I) 12 Jan 1912Adams, Gerald04 Jan 189602 Nov 1896Aimone, Frank188124 Jul 1919Alexi, George (I) 17 May 1921Alforoni, Joseph (I) 30 Jan 1901Allessi, Simon (I) 02…

Yellowstone National Park

The first division of the vast region embraced in the original Uinta County was made in 1872, when the Congress of the United States set apart the Yellowstone National Park. It contains three thousand three hundred forty-eight square miles, all of which, except a small boundary to the east, north and west, comprising less than three hundred square miles, lay within the original Uinta County. This is the largest park in the world. It is not the purpose of this history to enter into a description of the wonders that have been the inspiration of some of the most beautiful…

Vicinity of Evanston, Uinta County, Wyoming

The first permanent settlement on Bear River was made by John Myers. In 1855 he came across the plains to Utah, and two years later was working as carpenter at Fort Bridger. In 186o he made his home on the east bank of Bear River at the point where the Salt Lake Trail crossed the stream, and from that day the place has been known as Myers’ Crossing. Among the group of well-kept buildings situated near the lower boundary of the ranch there was conspicuous for many years a two-story frame dwelling that had been moved to Hilliard and was…

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