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Our Genealogy Helper for Kendrick ...

We have a couple of goals for our Gazetteer:

  • That it be a tool that can help us with planning our trips.
  • That it also helps us to understand the community in which our ancestors lived, the community that was part of their daily lives.

By learning about Kendrick (and the surrounding area) during the time that our ancestors lived, we hope to have a better understanding of both their community and its relationship to their lifes. We hope that this tool helps to give us an insight into their world.

As we add data and organize our Gazetteer to help with our family research, we will be adding to this, our Genealogical Helper for Kendrick. While we don't have information that is specific to any given person or family, we intend to expand our understanding about where and how people lived.

Neighboring Counties ...

When searching for family records, we have frequently made the mistake of not checking the neighboring counties.

For example, we have great-grandparents who lived in the southeast corner of their home county. During their lives, most doctors were in the next county to the east. Almost all of the nearby churches and cemeteries were in the county to the south.

So when searching for records, we had our best success by looking in neighboring counties instead of the county in which they lived:  their home county contained property and probate records; the county to the east contained birth and death records; the county to the south contained their burial records. If we hadn't included the neighboring counties, we would have missed many valuable sources of information.

If you're in a similar situation, we hope that the following information helps.

Kendrick is located in Sheridan County.

To see how the shape of Wyoming's counties have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

The following counties adjoin and form the boundaries of Sheridan County: Big Horn (MT), Powder River (MT), Big Horn, Campbell & Johnson.

Below are the counties that are near Kendrick. For each of these counties, we show a sample of those communities that are closest to Kendrick:

  • Sheridan County     (The home county of Kendrick)
  • Campbell County
  • Johnson County
    • Buffalo [Johnson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Buffalo
      • Buffalo [Johnson County] lies 35 miles [56.3 km]<1> to the southwest of Kendrick
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,659 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Buffalo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Buffalo<2>
    • Saddlestring [Johnson County]
  • Big Horn County (MT)
  • Powder River County (MT)

For an expanded list of the communities that are closest to Kendrick, see our County-by-County Page for Kendrick.

Newspapers Published in Kendrick ...

An ongoing effort between the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has resulted in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).

To share their results, the partnership has created the Chronicling America website. The goal of this partnership is to assemble a database about the current and historic newspapers of the United States. This includes a growing collection of scanned images from selected papers. All of it available to the public on their website.

Using information that we've taken from the Chronicling America website, we've identified 18 newspapers that have been published in the area around Kendrick.

Although we're unaware of any newspapers that were published in the immediate area of Kendrick, there are papers which were published within 37 miles [59.5 km]. A list of those papers, sorted by paper name, can be found on the Extended Newspaper List for Kendrick.

Websites to Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

When we do our genealogical research, we begin with the websites from Cyndi's List, FamilySearch and Genealogy Trails. These helpful websites offer the information directly or else point to where you can find it. Their information is open to everyone.

To help you get started, the following links will take you to the pages that are relevant to Kendrick:

  • Of Special Interest ...
    • The GenDisasters website specializes in newspaper articles about tragedies and disasters. While it makes interesting reading all by itself, it should be of special interest to genealogists and family historians looking for people who were either affected by or directly involved in such tragedies.
    • Stories from Montana
    • Stories from Wyoming

Cemeteries Near Kendrick ...

Below are cemeteries that are in the vicinity of Kendrick.

This is a new section and is likely to have errors. If you find an error, such as a missing cemetery or we have the wrong name, please let us know. If you know of them, we would also appreciate learning about previous or alternate names.

If you need information about a burial or interment, photos, transcripts, how to contact the cemetery or local authorities, please visit our selection of Genealogy Websites (see below).

If not found below, our Cemetery List for Kendrick covers a larger area, with the cemeteries listed in alphabetical order.

  • Arvada Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Arvada Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Arvada Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Arvada Cemetery lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<1> to the southeast of Kendrick.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Arvada Cemetery
  • ER Cemetery
  • Recluse Cemetery
  • Dufford Cemetery
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for the Dufford Cemetery
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for the Dufford Cemetery have been provided by the GNIS.<3> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Dufford Cemetery lies 26 miles [41.8 km]<1> to the north of Kendrick.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dufford Cemetery

We've also created an expanded list of communities that existed in the 1890's and were located in the area around Kendrick. See our List of 1890's Communities around Kendrick.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Wyoming

About Sheridan County

About Wyoming

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kendrick. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Sheridan County: www.sheridancounty.com/

The official website for State of Wyoming: www.wyo.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Kendrick) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kendrick. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.7208, Longitude: -106.2020       In this case, the coordinates for Kendrick have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<2>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<3>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<4>The Find-a-Grave website is an excellent research tool with information about a cemetery's location and interments. They also offer a forum for their members which can provide additional help. More information about Find-a-Grave can be found on their website: findagrave.com.






















 

 

 

 

 


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