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Many of our sources are helpful for researching Wyoming ancestors. Our sources include:

Research Service

For researchers who cannot visit in person, we can conduct a search for you. The cost is $20.00 for research time, including up to 20 photocopies. Additional copies are billed at $.20 per page.

Other Resources You May Find Helpful

Birth, death, marriage and divorce certificates for all Wyoming counties are available from the Wyoming Department of Health.

The Wyoming Online Newspaper Project is a complete index with full text searching for all Wyoming newspapers. The project places the full text of newspapers online up through the 1922, and they are adding additional newspapers and dates.

Burials at the Riverside Cemetery in Cody and several other area cemeteries are indexed by the Riverside Cemetery District.

Wyoming residents can use their library card to access a number of databases through the Wyoming State Library’s WYLD system. Researchers can access databases including Ancestry, Heritage Quest, the Wyoming Biography Database and Sanborn Fire Insurance Company maps.

The Wyoming State Library also hosts the Wyoming Place Names and the Wyoming Authors Wiki.

Digitized photographs of Wyoming people and places can be found through the Wyoming State Archives, the McCracken Research Library of the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, and the American Heritage Center of the University of Wyoming.