About Wyoming, U.S., Marriage Records, 1869-1971
About the Wyoming, U.S., Marriage Records, 1869-1971
General collection information
This collection includes information from marriage records filed in Wyoming between 1869 and 1971. The format of the records may vary depending on the county where they were filed, but the information generally includes details about the bride and groom and their families.
Using this collection
Records in this collection may include the following information:
This collection can be used to verify when and where your ancestor was married in Wyoming. Remember that your ancestor's marriage record will be filed in the county where he or she was married, which may not be the same as the county where they lived.
Collection in context
The marriage records were created by officials in county government offices in Wyoming. The original records are primary historical sources, and they are housed by the Wyoming State Archives.
Counties began registering marriages when Wyoming became a territory of the United States in 1869. Wyoming became a state in 1890, but it didn't begin to register marriages until 1941.
Wyoming State Archives. "Genealogical Resources." Accessed August 2, 2022. https://wyoarchives.wyo.gov/index.php/find-it-in-the-archives/genealogical-resources.
Wyoming State Library. "Wyoming Vital Records: Marriage." Last modified July 6, 2021. https://gowyld.libguides.com/c.php?g=737612&p=5272945#:~:text=Pre%2D1941%20Marriages,the%20county%20level%20since%201869.