Wyoming Research Guide Digital Download

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You'll love this if…

  • You're getting started tracing your ancestors in Wyoming
  • You want new ideas and resources to get past a Wyoming brick wall
  • Your genealogy search is focused mainly on Wyoming —you don't need the full State Research Guides collection

Trace your Wyoming ancestors with the advice and resources in our State Research Guide! This four-page download includes:

  • a how-to article detailing Wyoming’s history and records, with helpful advice on tracking your family there
  • the best websites, books and other resources for Wyoming research, handpicked by our editors and experts
  • listings of key libraries, archives and organizations that hold the records you need
  • timeline of key events in the state's history

Here's a sampling of the helpful tips you'll get in the Wyoming guide:

  • Modern Wyoming was variously part of Nebraska, Dakota, Idaho, Oregon/Washington and Utah Territories.
  • Advocacy group Reclaim the Records secured the release of vital record indexes for the state, which have been published on FamilySearch.
  • Wyoming first appeared in the US census in its own right in 1870. It took its own census in 1869, 1915 and 1925.

Plus, each guide contains active web links for one-click access to every recommended online resource. You can view this PDF on your computer and print pages for reference.

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