Wyoming Genealogy

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US TERRITORY OR
COLONY SETTLED

Mostly part of the Nebraska Territory, 1854; northern area part of the Dakota Territory, 1861; southern area part of the Idaho Territory, 1863;
Wyoming Territory, 1868

STATEHOOD

1890

AVAILABLE STATE CENSUSES
(OR SIMILAR)

1869, 1875 and 1878 (Cheyenne only), 1905

FIRST FEDERAL CENSUS

1870

PUBLIC-LAND OR
STATE-LAND STATE

Public

BIRTH AND DEATH RECORDS
BEGIN

1909

MARRIAGE RECORDS
BEGIN

1941

CONTACT FOR VITAL RECORDS

Vital Statistics Services
2300 Capitol Ave.
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-7591

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