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Wyoming, Reclaim the Records, State Archives Vital Records, 1908-1966
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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, Divorce and Death Indexes
Collection years 1908-1966
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Archive
Wyoming State Archives, Cheyenne


What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

The collection contains Wyoming marriage, divorce, and death indexes spanning the years 1908 to 1966 from the Wyoming. Health and Medical Services, Vital Records Section.The records were acquired by Reclaim the Records and shared with FamilySearch. The collection is comprised of the following three indexes:

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What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

The following information may be found in these records:

Marriage

  • The names of of the bride and room
  • Place of marriage
  • Date of marriage
  • The name of the officiator

Divorce

  • The names of the parties involved in the divorce
  • The place where the divorce occurred
  • The date of the divorce

Death

  • The name of the deceased
  • The place of death
  • The date of death
  • The certificate number
  • The cause of death
  • The age of the person at the time of death

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Sample Images[edit | edit source]

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • The name of the individual(s)
  • The approximate date of the marriage, divorce or death

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

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

How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

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. Keep track of your research in a research log.

What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Add any new information to your records
  • Search for vital records, such as birth and marriage
  • Search for the death certificate
  • Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in census records
  • Search for death or burial information in BillionGraves or at Find A Grave
  • If applicable, search for immigration and naturalization records
  • Search for probate records

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Look for variant spellings of the names. You should also look for alias names, nicknames and abbreviated names
  • Search the indexes and records of nearby localities

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Wyoming.

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