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Wyoming, Marriages, 1869-1923
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Location of Wyoming
Record Description
Record Type Marriages
Collection years 1869-1923
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Wyoming State Archives, Cheyenne

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

The collection consists of an index to selected marriage records from Albany, Natrona, Sheridan and Uinta counties, for the years 1869 to 1923.

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

The following information may be found in these records:

  • Date and place of marriage
  • Groom's name, age, and gender
  • Groom's birth year
  • Bride's name, age, and gender
  • Bride's birth year
  • Prior marital status of the groom and bride
  • Names of the parents

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Coverage Table[edit | edit source]

As of 28 January, 2020, the following records were included in this collection.

County Records
Albany 2,600
Big Horn 2,668
Carbon 3,872
Crook 1,490
Fremont 2,210
Johnson 1,729
Natrona 3,799
Sheridan 6,202
Uinta 4,605
Weston 3,768

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

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

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

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

Search by name on 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

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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 other vital records, such as birth and death
  • Use the information found in the record to find additional family members in census records
  • Search for land records
  • 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]

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  • If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, 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, or even initials

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

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