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Spotlight: Lincoln County, Wyoming

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Valerie Beaudrault

Valerie Beaudrault
Visitor Services Representative

Lincoln County, Wyoming

 

Lincoln County is located in the southwestern part of the state. According to the website, Lincoln County is comprised of two sections, Upper Lincoln County or Star Valley, and Lower Lincoln County, which includes Kemmerer and Cokeville. To access the resources available through the Lincoln County website, click on a location button to open a new page.

 

Cokeville Headstones


This online database contains a collection of digital images of more than 913 headstones from cemeteries located in Cokeville. The cemetery names are Border, Cokeville, Geneva, Raymond, Sage, and Smith Fork. The images may be downloaded to your computer and printed free of charge. Instructions for navigating the database have been provided. The images are in jpeg file format and have been organized alphabetically.

 

Cokeville Obituaries


This database contains images of obituaries and funeral notices from the local newspaper. Images are being added to the database as they are received. Currently there are fifty-one obituaries in the Cokeville database. They have been organized alphabetically. Each obituary may be downloaded free of charge.

 

Kemmerer Headstones


This online database, sponsored by the Lincoln County (Kemmerer) Historical Society, is a collection of digital images of more than 2,700 headstones from cemeteries located in Kemmerer. The headstones are located in the Beaver, Diamondville, Ham's Fork, Holden, Kemmerer, Twin Creeks, and Viola–LaBarge cemeteries. The images may be downloaded to your computer and printed free of charge. Instructions for navigating the database have been provided. The images are in jpeg file format and have been organized alphabetically. There is also a link to other Kemmerer burial sites at the end of the Kemmerer headstones main page.

 

Star Valley Headstones


This online database, sponsored by the Star Valley Historical Society, contains a collection of digital images of more than 4,700 headstones from cemeteries located in the Star Valley area. The twelve Star Valley cemeteries are represented in the database: Afton, Alpine, Amesville, Auburn, Bedford, Etna, Fairview, Freedom, Grover, Smoot, Thayne, and Turnerville. The images may be downloaded to your computer and printed free of charge. Instructions for navigating the database have been provided. The images are in jpeg file format and have been organized alphabetically. There is also a link to a few other burial sites in Star Valley, located at the end of the Star Valley headstones main page.

 

Star Valley Obituaries


The obituaries found in this database have been scanned from the Star Valley Independent newspaper, which was first published in 1901. More than 6,800 obituary images have been uploaded to the website. The images may be downloaded to your computer and printed free of charge. Instructions for navigating the database have been provided. The images are in jpeg file format and have been organized alphabetically.


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