Project: Wyoming

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Welcome to the Wyoming State Project!


The state of Wyoming was previously part of the Wyoming Territory and became the 44th state of the U.S. on July 10, 1890.




How to Join

It is not necessary that you be related to someone who lived in the state of Wyoming or live there yourself to join. Anyone with an interest is welcome! If you would like to participate, please do the following:

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About

The purpose of this project is to coordinate all Wyoming-related projects and resources and combine that information into one place. Our goal is to create and develop profiles on WikiTree for those who lived in the state of Wyoming.

Counties

The following table will provide links to space pages for each county in Wyoming. If you would like to be a member of a county, send the project leader a private message, and you will be added to the trusted list. Currently, all counties need team leaders!

Albany Big Horn Campbell Carbon Converse Crook Fremont Goshen
Hot Springs Johnson Laramie Lincoln Natrona Niobrara Park Platte
Sheridan Sublette Sweetwater Teton Uinta Washakie Weston

Task List

People

  1. Add Wyoming-related profiles, checking for existing profiles to avoid duplication. If any duplicate profiles exist, request merges, starting with the oldest generation.
  2. See the Wyoming State Maintenance Category "Needs" categories
    1. Needs GEDCOM Cleanup If profiles were loaded by GEDCOM, use WikiTree Styles and Standards to clean up residue and broken links.
    2. Needs Biography: Write comprehensive, well-sourced biographies.
    3. Needs Profiles Created: Profiles need to be linked to the greater WikiTree. Try to find the connection. Make sure profiles of all family members are correct and documented.
    4. Needs More Records: Search out original rather than derivative documentation and add sources.
      1. Unsourced Profiles
      2. Needs Birth Record
      3. Needs Marriage Record
      4. Needs Death Record
  3. Add profiles for those who obtained land grants and homesteaded in Wyoming. See the Homesteaders Project
  4. Help develop the Native Americans Project with information about Wyoming state tribes.
  5. Add profiles for the men who died in World War I, serving from Wyoming in the Great War project and for the Roll of Honor project.

Places

Errors/Suggestions

  1. Work on Wyoming's unconnected and unsourced profiles.
  2. Work on Suggestions for profiles from Wyoming, as reported by the Data Doctors Project.

State Resources

Wyoming Genealogy Resources

  1. If you find a free online resource:
    1. Check to make sure a free-space page doesn't already exist.
    2. Create space page - see: Share Source on WikiTree
    3. Add internal link to new page to the correction section on Sources-Wyoming page
  2. If you have any Wyoming state resources that you are willing to do lookups on, please add them to the Resources Page.
  3. If you live in Wyoming, please consider adding Category: Wyoming Research Assistance to your Wikitree profile page.

Related

Categories

Projects and Pages

Templates

Project Box

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Discuss: Wyoming

For profiles needing Project Protection only. Be sure to add the United States Project as manager of the profile: wtushistory@googlegroups.com

Profile Stickers

See: Oregon Sticker for more details

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Deceased persons

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Living Persons

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See: Nonmigrating Ancestory Sticker for more details

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Native Wyomingian (born, married, and died in Crook County)

This sticker has more flexibility

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Sources



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