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[[Clear Creek, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Clear Creek]]{{·}}
[[Coal City, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Coal City]]{{·}}
[[East Carbon, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Columbia]]{{·}}
[[East Carbon, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Dragerton]]{{·}}
[[East Carbon, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|East Carbon]]{{·}}
[[Hale, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Hale]]{{·}}
[[Heiner, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Heiner]]{{·}}
[[Helper, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Helper]]{{·}}
[[Hiawatha, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Hiawatha]]{{·}}
[[Kenilworth, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Kenilworth]]{{·}}
[[Kiz, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Kiz]]{{·}}
[[Latuda, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Latuda]]{{·}}
[[Martin, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Martin]]{{·}}
[[Peerless, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Peerless]]{{·}}
[[Price, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Gordon Creek]]{{·}}
[[Price, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Price]]{{·}}
[[Royal, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Royal]]{{·}}
[[Scofield, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Scofield]]{{·}}
[[Spring Canyon, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Spring Canyon]]{{·}}
[[Spring Canyon, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Storrs]]{{·}}
[[Spring Glen, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Spring Glen]]{{·}}
[[Standardville, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Standardville]]{{·}}
[[Sunnyside, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Sunnyside]]{{·}}
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[[Wattis, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Wattis]]{{·}}
[[Wellington, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Wellington]]{{·}}
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Revision as of 19:46, 21 November 2012

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Dates for major county records[1]
1898-present 1894-present 1898-present 1900, 1910... 1894-present 1894-present
For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries| Parent counties
Carbon County, Utah
Map of Utah highlighting Carbon County
Location in the state of Utah
Map of the U.S. highlighting Utah
Location of Utah in the U.S.
Founded March 8, 1894
County Seat Price
Address County Courthouse
120 East Main
Price, UT 84501
Website: www.carbon.utah.gov
Named for: coal deposits found in the area[2]
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Helpful Facts

County Courthouse

Carbon County Courthouse
120 East Main Street
Price, Utah 84501-3057
Phone: 435-636-3224

County Clerk has marriage records.
Clerk of the District Court has divorce, probate and court records.
County Recorder has land records.[3]

Parent Counties

Carbon County, Utah Genealogy was created March 8, 1894 from:Emery County

Neighboring Counties

Carbon County, Utah Genealogyis surrounded by: Duchesne | Emery | Grand | Sanpete | Uintah | Utah


Bible Records


Business Records and Commerce


  • Price City Cemetery Website includes Links to view alphabetical listing by last name of all Cemetery plots.
  • Price City Cemetery Records A - Ma - This is an index of the cemetery records on FHL film 1698115 item 5 and 6. It is not a complete list of the Price City cemetery.
  • Price City Cemetery Records Mc - Z - This is an index of the cemetery records on FHL film 1698115 item 5 and 6. It is not a complete list of the Price City cemetery. Found on: Carbon County UTGenWeb.
  • Carbon County Cemeteries at the Utah State Historical site
  • Austrian Lodge Cemetery, Carbonville Cemetery, Castle Gate Cemetery, Helper City Mountain View Cemetery, Hiawatha Cemetery, Spring Glen Cemetery, and Haycock Cemetery gravestone transcriptions are available at UTGenWeb - free.
  • Cemetery Records (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Carbon County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.


The 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 U.S. federal population schedules of Carbon County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see [Utah Census Utah Census]. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in national indexes, try checking local indexes. Created by experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than nationwide indexes.

See Utah Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book for more information about statewide printed indexes.

  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Churches and Religious Groups

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons)

Historically, most people in Utah were Mormons. Their records are, therefore, very important for early Utah research. For additional information, see Tracing LDS Ancestors and Utah Church Records.

Click a church unit name in the chart below for its history, boundaries, and availability of records, which are often in microfilm format

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Carbon County, Utah Genealogy guide to history and records of LDS wards and branches

Carbonville · Castle Gate · Clear Creek · Coal City · Columbia · Dragerton · East Carbon · Hale · Heiner · Helper · Hiawatha · Kenilworth · Kiz · Latuda · Martin · Peerless · Gordon Creek · Price · Royal · Scofield · Spring Canyon · Storrs · Spring Glen · Standardville · Sunnyside · Sunnyside · Uintah and Ouray · Wattis · Wellington · Wildcat · Winter Quarters ·


Court Records


Ethnic and Other Groups

Funeral Homes

Fausett Mortuary[4]
680 East 100 South
Price, UT 84501
Phone: 435-637-1181
Fax: 435-637-6995

Mitchell Funeral Home Inc.[5]
233 East Main St
Price, UT 84501
Phone: 435-637-2668
Fax: 435-637-6963



Community Trees


History Timeline

NOTE: Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were gleaned from Wikipedia for Carbon County, Utah Genealogy

Land and Property


Google highway map of Carbon County 2012

Medical Records



Naturalization and Citizenship


Naturalization and Citizenship


Small town newspapers contain obituaries, birth or death notices, community news (such as the visit of someone's relatives), legal notices and provide historical content. See Utah newspapers for tips, resources, and details.

Resources include:


Obituaries may mention birth, marriage, spouse, parents, and living family members. See Utah Obituaries for state level compendiums and United States Obituaries for tips and insights regarding this record type.

Obituaries for residents may be found in:


Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

In Utah, such records may be difficult to find. Try records of the church they may have attended. Realize, however, that such records may have not been preserved, and would not be in the typical records of membership.

It is possible there were records kept by civilian authorities. Ask town or county officials and local librarians and the State Archives. Also try National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (online).

Probate Records

Public Records

Resource Repositories


Carbon County Official Website
County Courthouse
120 East Main
Price, UT 84501
Phone: (435) 636-3201
County seat: Price

Family History Centers


UTGenWeb has indexed Carbon High School Yearbooks for 1914, 1924-1927, 1929-1931, and 1937-1941. In addition, they have located volunteers willing to do lookups in the 1950, 1956 and 1957 yearbooks.


Vital Records

Below are the best sources to find birth information (dates and places of birth and names of parents) for Carbon County, Utah Genealogy. Also available: How to Find Birth Information in Utah.
Follow the suggestions under the year span that matches when your ancestor was born:
Before 1894
Carbon County, Utah Genealogy was formed on 8 March 1894.
      If your records show the person was born here before the county was formed,
      search parent counties :
1894 -1897
No birth records were created for Carbon County, Utah Genealogy by either by county or state civil authorities in this time period.
Follow these suggestions to find birth information for this time period:
County clerks became responsible for recording births beginning in 1898. In 1905, the State Department of Health assumed responsibility and required the counties to forward copies of the records to them.

Records open to the public
Birth records created more than 100 years ago State Department of Health Birth, Marriage, and Death Certificates page. are open to the public.
Restricted records
Access to official birth records within 100 years is restricted to those who meet certain requirements. Order copies:
  • 1898-1905 - Carbon County death records 1898-1905 at UTGenWeb - free. FHL Film 484812 Items 2-3. The death register contains four pages of about thirty-four entries per page. Information included in a death entry includes: Name, Occupation, Age, Term of Residence,Single or Married, Widow or Widower, Sex, Race, Color, Last Place of Residence, Cause of Death, Date of Death, Name of Party Making Report, Number. In the earlier entries the "Race" field usually provides nationality such as Italian, English, Welsh, Danish
  • Before 1904 - Utah State Burial Index
  • 1904-1956 - Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed at the Family Search Historical Records site. Utah requires a death certificate before a burial is completed. A death certificate may contain information as to the name of the deceased, date of death, and place of death, as well as the age, birthdate, parents, gender, marital status, spouse and place of residence.
  • 1921-1937 - Scofield and Winter Quarters Death Certificates Index UTGenWeb - free

Death Record Substitutes


  1. Alice Eichholz, Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, 3rd ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry Pub., 2004), 676-677. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 2004.
  2. “List of counties in Utah,” Wikipedia
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Carbon County, Utah Page 686 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Funeral Home and Cemetery Directory.(Youngstown, OH: Nomis Publications, Inc., c2009,938.
  5. Funeral Home and Cemetery Directory.(Youngstown, OH: Nomis Publications, Inc., c2009,938.
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