Bibliography
Source documents used to identify births occurring within the area that became Wyoming 1853-1868, Wyoming Territory 1868-1890, and the State of Wyoming, 1890-1930, and later if record is for deceased individual. References to births prior to 1853 are to Native Americans.

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SOURCE CODE USED IN DATBASE

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ACTUAL SOURCE

TOTAL REFERENCES

TO WYOMING BIRTHS

AS OF JANUARY 2006

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NUMBER OF

REFERENCES ADDED

TO DATABASE

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COMMENTS

AZBI Arizona Birth Index Standard Birth Certificates, 1887-1930, where father and/or mother born Wyoming.
AZDI Arizona Death Index Standard Death Certificates, 1878-1955, where decedent was born in Wyoming.
CADI

California Death Index

16,294

16,294

For most decedents, the Index provides full name, date and state or country of birth, father's surname if married female, and mother's maiden name. Many references are to married females without giving maiden name. These will be updated to show maiden name as established.

CENSUS

1850 Federal Census

191

0

Indexed references are transcription errors, usually a fancy "Ny" mistaken for "Wy" and then taken to mean Wyoming.

CENSUS

1860 Federal Census

379

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Name and birth location plus probable parent(s) name(s).

CENSUS

1870 Federal Census

705

705

Name and birth location plus probable parent(s) name(s).

CENSUS

1880 Federal Census

3,702

3,702

Name and birth location plus probable parent(s) name(s).

CENSUS

1890 Federal Census

1,386

0

The references are to Civil War veterans, all born prior to the white settlement of Wyoming Territory.

CENSUS

1900 Federal Census

30,110

30,110

Name and birth month, year, and location plus probable parent(s) name(s).

CENSUS

1910 Federal Census

49,720

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Name and birth location plus probable parent(s) name(s). Reading in Progress.

CENSUS

1920 Federal Census

78,953

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Used to verify family relationships.

CENSUS

1930 Federal Census

25,885

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Used to verify family relationships.

CENSUS

1930 Merchant Seamen

22

22

List of crew members on vessels in American ports.

FDC

Family Data Collection

6,550

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Major duplication in these records; used to cross reference data and establish parent(s) name(s).

FWT

Family World Tree

150,641

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Major duplication in these records; used to cross reference data and establish parent(s) name(s).

MF

Millennium File

481

481

Used to verify and cross-reference data.

MORT

Mortality Schedules 1850-1880

44

8

Most indexed references were transcription errors.

OBIT Obituary References to Wyoming births in obituaries published in a variety of newspapers, journals, etc. Full citations are given in individual NOTES.
OWT

One World Tree

31,218

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Major duplication in these records; used to cross reference data and establish parent(s) name(s).

NEWS News Article References to Wyoming births in news articles published in a variety of newspapers, journals, etc. Full citations are given in individual NOTES.
RW RootsWeb WorldConnect
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42
Used to augment primary source records.
SSDI

Social Security Death Index - Benefits

12,892

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Used to verify and cross-reference data.

SSDI

Social Security Death Index - Issued

130,526

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Used to verify and cross-reference data.

SSDI

Social Security Death Index - Residents

89,907

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Used to verify and cross-reference data.

WN Rootsweb: Wyoming Names . . Used to verify and cross-reference data.
WSMR Western States Marriage Record Index . . Used to verify and cross-reference data, establish probable maiden name of mother(s), and locale.
WWI

World War I Draft Registration Cards

6,668

6,668

Most cards contain full name, date of birth, including town and/or county of birth in Wyoming. Cross-referencing with Census Records

WWII

World War II Enlistment Cards

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116

Much of the electronic record is corrupted; only clear records [116] were copied.

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