Research in the Equality State: Wyoming Research Tips

Wyoming became the 44th state in 1890. It is known as the “Equality State” because the Wyoming territorial government was the first to support female suffrage by granting women the right to vote in 1869. Through the Susan Baily family, homesteaders from Pennsylvania and Iowa, we will examine some of Wyoming’s history, repositories, and records. This presentation covers topics such as history, migration, land, and a survey of major record types important to researching your Wyoming ancestors.