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Utah Births and Christenings, 1892-1941
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This article describes a collection of records at FamilySearch.org.
Utah, United States
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Location of Utah
Record Description
Record Type Births and Christenings Index
Collection years 1892-1941
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What is in This Collection?[edit | edit source]

This index is an electronic index for the years 1892 to 1941. This index is not complete for any particular place, region or time period. This collection may include information previously published in the International Genealogical Index.

What Can These Records Tell Me?[edit | edit source]

Birth and christening index entries usually include (over 98% of the time):

  • Name of the child
  • Gender
  • Names of the parents
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace
  • Christening date (if the source is a church record)
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials

Birth and christening index entries sometimes include:

  • Father's birthplace (79% of the time)
  • Mother's birthplace (78% of the time)
  • Race or color (23% of the time)

Collection Content[edit | edit source]

Coverage Table[edit | edit source]

The coverage table shows the places and time periods of the original records in this collection. The table indicates how many records the collection has from each place. Most of the records in the collection are from the time periods listed in the table; however, the collection may have a few records from before or after the time period.

Locality Births and Christenings, 1892-1941 Marriages, 1887-1966 Deaths and Burials, 1888-1946
Beaver 0 4,696 0
Box Elder 2,569 4,179 519
Cache 1,928 26,317 3,526
Carbon 146 3,738 0
Daggett 0 1,722 0
Davis 1,984 19,249 0
Duchesne 0 627 0
Emery 0 3,101 100
Garfield 648 1,166 0
Grand 0 1,239 0
Iron 1,298 2,873 589
Juab 1,445 2,332 470
Kane 0 901 0
Millard 0 1,267 0
Morgan 0 888 833
Piute 0 1,463 0
Rich 0 1,208 0
Salt Lake 10,743 119,217 114,867
San Juan 929 1,010 0
Sanpete 0 13,334 0
Sevier 913 5,434 838
Summit 832 5,195 179
Tooele 279 3,112 145
Uintah 645 3,192 0
Utah 4,413 21,209 4,277
Utah (state) 15,418 30,064 5,367
Wasatch 341 1,887 0
Washington 0 6,563 0
Wayne 2,862 1,242 304
Weber 656 20,429 377
Total 48,049 308,854 132,391

How Do I Search This Collection?[edit | edit source]

Before searching this collection, it is helpful to know:

  • Name of the person
  • The name of a parent or date of the event

Search the Index[edit | edit source]

Search by name by visiting the Collection Details Page.
  1. Fill in the search boxes in the Search Collection section with the information you know
  2. Click Search to show possible matches

How Do I Analyze the Results?[edit | edit source]

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What Do I Do Next?[edit | edit source]

I Found the Person I Was Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Look at an image of the original record, if possible. The original may contain information that was not recorded in the index
  • Use the information to find other records such as marriage, death, or census records
  • Collect entries for every person who has the same surname, unless the surname is a common surname. This list can help you identify possible relatives that can be verified by records

I Can’t Find the Person I’m Looking For, What Now?[edit | edit source]

  • Try viewing any original indexes to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc.
  • Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name
  • Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames, middles name, or an abbreviation of their given name

Research Helps[edit | edit source]

The following articles will help you in your research for your family in the state of Utah.

Citing This Collection[edit | edit source]

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