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''[[United States|United States ]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Utah|Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Duchesne County'''  
 
''[[United States|United States ]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Utah|Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]'' '''Duchesne County'''  
 
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| bgcolor="#ccff66" width="100%" colspan="6" align="center" | '''Dates for major county records<ref>Alice Eichholz, ''Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources'', 3rd ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry Pub., 2004), 676-677. {{WorldCat|55947869|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1185723|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27rb 2004}}.</ref>'''
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| width="100%" align="center" bgcolor="#ccff66" colspan="6" | '''Dates for major county records<ref>Alice Eichholz, ''Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources'', 3rd ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry Pub., 2004), 676-677. {{WorldCat|55947869|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1185723|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27rb 2004}}.</ref>'''
 
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| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Duchesne County, Utah#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Duchesne County, Utah#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>  
| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Duchesne County, Utah#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" align="center" | <center>'''[[Duchesne County, Utah#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Duchesne County, Utah#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Duchesne County, Utah#Death|Death]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Duchesne County, Utah#Census|Census]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Duchesne County, Utah#Census|Census]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Duchesne County, Utah#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Duchesne County, Utah#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>  
| valign="middle" width="16.6%" | <center>'''[[Duchesne County, Utah#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Duchesne County, Utah#Probate_Records|Probate]]'''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#99d6ff" width="100%" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...[[Duchesne County, Utah#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Duchesne County, Utah#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Duchesne County, Utah#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] &#124; [[Duchesne County, Utah#Parent Counties|Parent counties]] '''
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...[[Duchesne County, Utah#Churches and Religious Groups|Church]] &#124; [[Duchesne County, Utah#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Duchesne County, Utah#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] &#124; [[Duchesne County, Utah#Parent_Counties|Parent counties]] '''
 
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{{Infobox U.S. County
 
{{Infobox U.S. County
 
| county = Duchesne County
 
| county = Duchesne County
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| building address = Duchesne County Administration&amp;lt;br&amp;gt;734 N. Center&amp;lt;br&amp;gt;Duchesne, UT 84021
 
| building address = Duchesne County Administration&amp;lt;br&amp;gt;734 N. Center&amp;lt;br&amp;gt;Duchesne, UT 84021
 
| web = www.duchesnegov.net/
 
| web = www.duchesnegov.net/
| named for = unknown<REF>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_Utah "List of counties in Utah,"] Wikipedia.</REF>
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| named for = unknown<ref>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_counties_in_Utah "List of counties in Utah,"] Wikipedia.</ref>
 
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| adoption_sign = Adoption Utah Genealogical Association
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption Utah Genealogical Association
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[http://duchesne.utah.gov/ Duchesne County Courthouse]<br>Drawer 910<br>Duchesne, Ut 84021-0270<br>Phone: 435-738-1123  
 
[http://duchesne.utah.gov/ Duchesne County Courthouse]<br>Drawer 910<br>Duchesne, Ut 84021-0270<br>Phone: 435-738-1123  
  
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1915;<br>County Recorder has land records from 1915<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Duchesne County, Utah Page 686 {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1915.<br>County Recorder has land records from 1915.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Duchesne County, Utah Page 686 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
  
 
==== Parent Counties  ====
 
==== Parent Counties  ====
  
{{PAGENAME}} was created January 4, 1915 from: [[Wasatch County, Utah|Wasatch]]
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{{PAGENAME}} was created January 4, 1915 from: [[Wasatch County, Utah|Wasatch]]  
  
 
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Image:Duchesne.JPG|left|160x160px|Duchesne.JPG]]
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{{PAGENAME}} is surrounded by: [[Carbon County, Utah|Carbon]] | [[Daggett County, Utah|Daggett]] | [[Summit County, Utah|Summit]] | [[Uintah County, Utah|Uintah]] | [[Utah County, Utah|Utah]] | [[Wasatch County, Utah|Wasatch]] {{Duchesne County, Utah Clickable Neighbors}}
 
 
{{PAGENAME}} is surrounded by: [[Carbon County, Utah|Carbon]] | [[Daggett County, Utah|Daggett]] | [[Summit County, Utah|Summit]] | [[Uintah County, Utah|Uintah]] | [[Utah County, Utah|Utah]] | [[Wasatch County, Utah|Wasatch]]<br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
 
  
 
=== Resources  ===
 
=== Resources  ===
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148256 Bridgeland Cemetery, Duchesne] BillionGraves  
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=148256 Bridgeland Cemetery, Duchesne] BillionGraves  
 
*Cedarview  
 
*Cedarview  
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=107512 Duchesne Cemetery] (BillionGraves), Cemetery is located south of the city on Highway 191<br>
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=107512 Duchesne Cemetery] (BillionGraves), Cemetery is located south of the city on Highway 191<br>  
*Duchesne-Strawbery Located west of the city on Highway 40 just east of the Starvation Reservoir Bridge<br>
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*Duchesne-Strawbery Located west of the city on Highway 40 just east of the Starvation Reservoir Bridge<br>  
*Fruitland Located West of the town on Highway 40<br>
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*Fruitland Located West of the town on Highway 40<br>  
 
*Greenhalgh Located approximately 2 1/2 miles north of the Neola Store. Turn east just north of the canal and follow the dirt road. GPS coordinates 40°28'18.28"N 110°01'.03"W.  
 
*Greenhalgh Located approximately 2 1/2 miles north of the Neola Store. Turn east just north of the canal and follow the dirt road. GPS coordinates 40°28'18.28"N 110°01'.03"W.  
 
*Ioka  
 
*Ioka  
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*1930
 
*1930
  
==== Church Records  ====
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==== Churches and Religious Groups ====
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*{{FHL|Utah, Duchesne - Church Records|subject|disp=Church Records}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Duchesne County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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[[Duchesne County, Utah LDS Ward and Branch Records|LDS Ward and Branch Records]]
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===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons)  =====
  
Early church records, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, for&nbsp;Duchesne County Wards and Branches can be found on film and are located at the LDS Family History Library in Salt Lake City. The film numbers, for each ward, can be locate through the [https://www.familysearch.org/ Family History Library Catalog]. Or by refering to Jaussi, Laureen R., and Gloria D. Chaston. Register of Genealogical Society Call Numbers. 2 vols. Provo, Utah: Genealogy Tree, 1982. (FHL book 979.2258 A3j; fiche 6031507). These volumes contain the film numbers for many (but not all) membership and temple record films.<br>
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[[Arcadia, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Arcadia]] {{·}}
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[[Altamont, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Altamont]] {{·}}
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[[Altonah, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Altonah]] {{·}}
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[[Bluebell, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Bluebell]] {{·}}
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[[Boneta, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Boneta]] {{·}}
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[[Bridgeland, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Bridgeland]] {{·}}
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[[Cedar View, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Cedar View]] {{·}}
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[[Duchesne (town), Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Duchesne]] {{·}}
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[[Fruitland, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Fruitland]] {{·}}
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[[Hanna, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Hanna]] {{·}}
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[[Ioka, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Ioka]] {{·}}
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[[Monarch, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Monarch]] {{·}}
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[[Mountain Home, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Mountain Home]] {{·}}
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[[Mount Emmons, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Mount Emmons]]{{·}}
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[[Myton, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Myton]]  {{·}}
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[[Neola, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Neola]]  {{·}}
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[[Roosevelt, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Roosevelt]] {{·}}
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[[Tabiona, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Tabiona]] {{·}}
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[[Talmage, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Talmage]]  {{·}}
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[[Upalco, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Upalco]]  {{·}}
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[[Utahn, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Utahn]] {{·}}
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[[Duchesne County, Utah LDS Ward and Branch Records|Duchesne County LDS Ward and Branch Records]] may give additional information.
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==== Court Records ===
  
 
*[http://www.courtreference.com/Duchesne-County-Utah-Courts.htm Duchesne County Utah Court Records Directory]  
 
*[http://www.courtreference.com/Duchesne-County-Utah-Courts.htm Duchesne County Utah Court Records Directory]  
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*[http://duchesne.utah.gov/government/records-department.html Duchesne County Records]  
 
*[http://duchesne.utah.gov/government/records-department.html Duchesne County Records]  
 
*[http://www.utcourts.gov/directory/ Utah State Court Directory]
 
*[http://www.utcourts.gov/directory/ Utah State Court Directory]
 
*{{FHL|Utah, Duchesne - Church Records|subject|disp=Church Records}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Duchesne County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
 
  
 
==== Directories  ====
 
==== Directories  ====
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==== Funeral Homes  ====
 
==== Funeral Homes  ====
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[http://www.hullingermortuary.com/ Hullinger Mortuary]<ref>''Funeral Home and Cemetery Directory''.(Youngstown, OH: Nomis Publications, Inc., c2009,939.</ref><br>457 East 3rd North<br>Roosevelt, &nbsp;UT 84066<br>Phone: 435-722-2426<br>Fax: 435-722-2427
  
 
==== Gazetteers  ====
 
==== Gazetteers  ====
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*Barton, John D. A History of Duchesne County. Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Historical Society, 1996. {{WorldCat|39783102}}  
 
*Barton, John D. A History of Duchesne County. Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Historical Society, 1996. {{WorldCat|39783102}}  
 
*A History of Duchesne County. Digitized by: J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, 1970. {{WorldCat|562539001}}  
 
*A History of Duchesne County. Digitized by: J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, 1970. {{WorldCat|562539001}}  
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=28177 Early history of Duchesne County : preserved by the Duchesne Chapter of the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers] Ancestry.com ($)<br>
 
*{{FHL|Utah, Duchesne - History|subject|disp=Histories}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Duchesne County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
 
*{{FHL|Utah, Duchesne - History|subject|disp=Histories}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Duchesne County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
  
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History Timeline  
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===== History Timeline =====
  
 
NOTE; Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were gleaned from ''Wikipedia'' for  
 
NOTE; Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were gleaned from ''Wikipedia'' for  
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duchesne_County,_Utah Duchesne County]  
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duchesne_County,_Utah Duchesne County]  
  
*'''1822-1840. '''Dechesne City received its name from French Canadian trappers.  
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*'''1822-1840. '''Duchesne City received its name from French Canadian trappers.  
 
*'''1905. '''City of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myton,_Utah Myton] established.  
 
*'''1905. '''City of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Myton,_Utah Myton] established.  
*'''1905. '''City of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roosevelt,_Utah Roosevelt] founded.&nbsp; Named after President Theodore Roosevelt.&nbsp; Economy based on agriculture and the oil industry.  
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*'''1905. '''City of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roosevelt,_Utah Roosevelt] founded.&nbsp; Named after President Theodore Roosevelt.&nbsp;  
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*'''1905-1906. By an act of Congress, the unallotted land of the Ute Indian reservation was opened to homesteading.Throughout the fall and winter the settlers came to the Uinta Basin. '''
 
*'''1912. '''Census-designated place of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neola,_Utah Neola] established.  
 
*'''1912. '''Census-designated place of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neola,_Utah Neola] established.  
 
*'''1914 '''November.&nbsp;City of Duchesne made county seat.&nbsp;  
 
*'''1914 '''November.&nbsp;City of Duchesne made county seat.&nbsp;  
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*{{FHL|Utah, Duchesne - Law and Legislation|subject|disp=Law and Legislation information}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Duchesne County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
 
*{{FHL|Utah, Duchesne - Law and Legislation|subject|disp=Law and Legislation information}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Duchesne County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
  
Maps  
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*{{FHL|Utah, Utah - Maps|subject|disp=Maps}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Utah County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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*&nbsp;[https://maps.google.com/maps?oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&q=duchesne+county+google+maps&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x874fd3f30d3f5dab:0x6f22bd36828bcfbb,Duchesne,+UT&gl=us&ei=XlqJUKLsNMPkiwK9koHgBg&ved=0CCMQ8gEwAA Google highway map of Duchesne County&nbsp; 2012.]
  
 
==== Migration  ====
 
==== Migration  ====
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*{{UTDigitalNewspapers}}  
 
*{{UTDigitalNewspapers}}  
**Several newspapers, covering 1909-1939 are included.
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**Several newspapers, covering 1909-1939 are included.  
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Utah&county=Duchesne&city=&year1=1690&year2=2012&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&material_type=&lccn=&rows=20 Existing copies of newspapers]{{UTNewspaperChroniclingAmerica}}  
 
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Utah&county=Duchesne&city=&year1=1690&year2=2012&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&material_type=&lccn=&rows=20 Existing copies of newspapers]{{UTNewspaperChroniclingAmerica}}  
 
**[[Duchesne County, Utah {{UTNewspaperCountybyTowns}}
 
**[[Duchesne County, Utah {{UTNewspaperCountybyTowns}}
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==== Obituaries  ====
 
==== Obituaries  ====
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*[[Duchesne County, Utah#Newspapers|Newspapers of {{PAGENAME}}]]  
 
*[[Duchesne County, Utah#Newspapers|Newspapers of {{PAGENAME}}]]  
 
*Local [[Duchesne County, Utah#Funeral_Homes|Funeral Homes]], [[Duchesne County, Utah#Societies|Societies]], [[Duchesne County, Utah#Libraries|Libraries]], or in family records.  
 
*Local [[Duchesne County, Utah#Funeral_Homes|Funeral Homes]], [[Duchesne County, Utah#Societies|Societies]], [[Duchesne County, Utah#Libraries|Libraries]], or in family records.  
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===== Courthouses  =====
 
===== Courthouses  =====
  
[http://duchesne.utah.gov/ Duchesne County Official Website]<br>
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[http://duchesne.utah.gov/ Duchesne County Official Website]<br>  
  
 
{{Wikipedia|Duchesne County, Utah}}  
 
{{Wikipedia|Duchesne County, Utah}}  
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Duchesne County<br>734 North Center Street<br>PO Box 910<br>Duchesne UT 84021<br>435-738-1100  
 
Duchesne County<br>734 North Center Street<br>PO Box 910<br>Duchesne UT 84021<br>435-738-1100  
  
<br>'''County seat: '''Duchesne&nbsp;<br>
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<br>'''County seat: '''Duchesne&nbsp;<br>  
  
 
{{RAOGKcourthouse}}  
 
{{RAOGKcourthouse}}  
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===== Birth  =====
 
===== Birth  =====
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====== '''Before 1915'''  ======
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:''{{PAGENAME}} was formed on 4 January 1915.''
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{{UTBirthBlurbB4Formed}}[[Duchesne County, Utah#Parent_Counties|parent counties]] {{UTBirthBlurbB4Formed2}}
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:*[http://www.tricountyhealth.com/Vital%20Records/BirthApp09.pdf TriCounty Health Department], 133 South 500 East, '''Vernal''', UT 84078, Phone (435) 247-1180; '''Roosevelt''' Phone (435) 722-6333.
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===== Marriage  =====
 
===== Marriage  =====
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===== Death  =====
 
===== Death  =====
  
Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed at [https://www.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] in the Historical Record Collections. Utah requires a death certificate before a burial is completed.&nbsp; A death certificate may contain information as to the name of the deceased, date of death, and place of death, as well as&nbsp;the age, birthdate, parents, gender, marital status, spouse and place of residence.<br>
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Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed at [https://www.familysearch.org/ FamilySearch.org] in the Historical Record Collections. Utah requires a death certificate before a burial is completed.&nbsp; A death certificate may contain information as to the name of the deceased, date of death, and place of death, as well as&nbsp;the age, birthdate, parents, gender, marital status, spouse and place of residence.<br>  
  
 
[http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchburials Utah State Burial Index] for death before 1904  
 
[http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchburials Utah State Burial Index] for death before 1904  
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=== References  ===
 
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Dates for major county records[1]
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Census
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For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent counties
Duchesne County, Utah
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Location in the state of Utah
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Facts
Founded January 4, 1915
County Seat Duchesne
Courthouse
Address Duchesne County Administration&lt;br&gt;734 N. Center&lt;br&gt;Duchesne, UT 84021
Website: www.duchesnegov.net
Named for: unknown[2]
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County Courthouse

Duchesne County Courthouse
Drawer 910
Duchesne, Ut 84021-0270
Phone: 435-738-1123

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records from 1915.
County Recorder has land records from 1915.[3]

Parent Counties

Duchesne County, Utah Genealogy was created January 4, 1915 from: Wasatch


Neighboring Counties

Duchesne County, Utah Genealogy is surrounded by: Carbon | Daggett | Summit | Uintah | Utah | Wasatch
DuchesneCarbonDaggettSummitUintahUtahWasatchDuchesne4.JPG


Resources

Bible Records

Biography

  • Biographies(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Duchesne County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

  • Altamont
  • Arcadia
  • Bluebell
  • Boneta
  • Bridgeland Cemetery, Duchesne BillionGraves
  • Cedarview
  • Duchesne Cemetery (BillionGraves), Cemetery is located south of the city on Highway 191
  • Duchesne-Strawbery Located west of the city on Highway 40 just east of the Starvation Reservoir Bridge
  • Fruitland Located West of the town on Highway 40
  • Greenhalgh Located approximately 2 1/2 miles north of the Neola Store. Turn east just north of the canal and follow the dirt road. GPS coordinates 40°28'18.28"N 110°01'.03"W.
  • Ioka
  • Mountain Home
  • Myton
  • Neola
  • Roosevelt Memorial Park (Cemetery) is located on the west end of town on US Highway 40.  The cemetery has a regester of burials located in a box on the maintenance building in the center of the cemetery.  A link to the cemetary is on the Roosevelt City home page
  • Tabiona-Redcliff Cemetery, Tabiona BillionGraves
  • Talmage
  • Theodore (Old Duchesne) Cemetery
  • Upalco
  • Utahn Cemetery, Duchesne BillionGraves

Duchesne County Cemeteries at the Utah State Historical site 

Census

The 1920, and 1930 U.S. federal population schedules of Duchesne County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see 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.

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

Arcadia  · Altamont  · Altonah  · Bluebell  · Boneta  · Bridgeland  · Cedar View  · Duchesne  · Fruitland  · Hanna  · Ioka  · Monarch  · Mountain Home  · Mount Emmons · Myton  · Neola  · Roosevelt  · Tabiona  · Talmage  · Upalco  · Utahn  ·

Duchesne County LDS Ward and Branch Records may give additional information.

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Directories

Ethnic and Other Groups

Funeral Homes

Hullinger Mortuary[4]
457 East 3rd North
Roosevelt,  UT 84066
Phone: 435-722-2426
Fax: 435-722-2427

Gazetteers

Genealogy

A FamilySearch Community Tree is available for this place.
 

History

History Timeline

NOTE; Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were gleaned from Wikipedia for

Duchesne County

Land and Property

Law and Legislation

Maps

Migration

Military

Native Races

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

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.

 

Obituaries

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:

Periodicals

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

Courthouses

Duchesne County Official Website

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Duchesne County, Utah

Duchesne County
734 North Center Street
PO Box 910
Duchesne UT 84021
435-738-1100


County seat: Duchesne 

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Family History Centers
Libraries

 

Duchesne County Library branches located in Roosevelt and Duchesne

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Below are the best sources to find birth information (dates and places of birth and names of parents) for Duchesne 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 1915
Duchesne County, Utah Genealogy was formed on 4 January 1915.
      If your records show the person was born here before the county was formed,
      search parent counties
1915-present
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:
  • Office of Vital Records and Statistics, 288 North 1460 West, Salt Lake City, Utah, Phone: (801) 538-6105. How to order online, by mail, or in person.
  • TriCounty Health Department, 133 South 500 East, Vernal, UT 84078, Phone (435) 247-1180; Roosevelt Phone (435) 722-6333.
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Marriage
Death

Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed at FamilySearch.org in the Historical Record Collections. 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.

Utah State Burial Index for death before 1904

Voting Registers

Towns and Communities

Populated Places

References

  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), Duchesne County, Utah Page 686 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Funeral Home and Cemetery Directory.(Youngstown, OH: Nomis Publications, Inc., c2009,939.
  5. Duchesne County Boundary Changes, Utah Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, Newberry Library.
  6. "Duchesne County, Utah: Family History and Genealogy, Census, Birth, Marriage, Death Vital Records and More," Linkpendium, http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/UT/Duchesne/, accessed 1 February 2012.
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