Wyoming Death Records

Enter a first and/or last name to search Wyoming death records. This website was created to provide genealogists with access to the Wyoming death records from a single place. Additional information on how to obtain Wyoming death certificates is available below.

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Wyoming death records

Death records contain information about a person's death, including the date of death, place of death, sometimes the names of the mother and father, and even the physician who attended the death. Death certificates issued by state and local governments will often include the place of residence, and the mother's maiden name.

This webpage gives you access to all of the online databases containing Wyoming death records, Wyoming death ceritificates, Wyoming death notices, Wyoming death indexes, and other related Wyoming genealogy records.

Death records have long been used to help with genealogy research. They are considered to be "primary source" records, because the information is recorded by an eye witness, at the time the death takes place. The Internet has allowed people to store death records into various online archives. This has brought access to online death records much more easier for genealogy researchers.

Newspapers frequently publish notices of deaths, and in addition to death certificates, are a popular source of research by genealogists.

On this page you will find the most comprehensive databases containing death records of Wyoming. We also suggest searching for "Wyoming death records" using Google.com, which will yield all such databases.

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How to Obtain Wyoming Death Certificates

Wyoming began recording births and deaths in 1909. Very few birth and death records were kept on the county level prior to that time. Marriages have been recorded statewide since 1941. Earlier marriages were recorded by the county clerk in the county were the license was issued. All Wyoming marriage records from 1869 to 1970 are available from the Wyoming State Archives and Historical Department for all Wyoming counties.

For birth and death records from July 1909 and marriage records from May 1941, contact:

Wyoming Department of Health
Division of Public Health, Vital Records Service
Hathaway Building
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Tel: 307-777-7591
Fax: 307-635-4103

For prior records, write to the clerk of the county in question.

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