Wyoming Genealogists

Our Wyoming genealogists research on location. They will find and analyze the best records available to further your family history research. They can search the archives and libraries in Wyoming, including:

  • Wyoming State Archives
    Houses the largest, most complete collection of Wyoming newspapers in existence from 1867 to the present. Also city directories, county records, death certificates (1909-1939), maps (1800s-present), phone books, and photographs
  • Wyoming State Library
    Newspapers, manuscripts, magazines, books, journals
  • Wyoming Public Libraries
    Books, magazines, newspapers, directories, histories

Laramie County Library (Cheyenne, Wyoming)
The collection includes:
900,000 Wyoming newspapers converted from microfilm to a digital format (Wyoming Newspaper Project)
Many databases to utilize at home or in the library for accessing family and US census records
Search the WYLDCAT Catalog to find genealogical materials held at the Laramie County Library.

  • University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
    Houses rare books and manuscripts on a wide variety of Wyoming related topics, including African American research, Wyoming history, photographic archives, old maps, and the Oregon Trail

Our genealogists can do research projects of many sizes and for many budgets. We customize the amount of research provided according to your needs.

If you would like to learn how our genealogists can further your research, request a research quote.

Some of the major records sources that can be used for genealogy research in Wyoming include:

  • Birth, marriage, and death records were kept by some towns as early as 1880s

  • Birth, marriage, and death records have been recorded by the state government from 1909 to the present
  • Federal census records were recorded every 10 years starting in 1850
  • State, territorial, and colonial censuses were recorded every 10 years from 1850 through 1890
  • Land records were kept by the towns and counties from the time they were settled
  • Probate records were kept by the local courts from 1850s to the present
  • Churches kept records of the christenings, marriages, deaths, or other information about their members
  • Newspapers have been published in Wyoming since 1867 in many areas and time periods and contain information such as notices of marriages, notices of death, and obituaries
  • Military records
  • Town and county histories about the settlers and their families
  • Naturalization and citizenship records were recorded by the courts since 1850s
  • Tax lists and town records were recorded for many areas

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