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The Emery County, Utah genealogy guide to find parents, birth, marriage, death, and more since 1880, when the county was formed. This page lists online, published, and original resources, such as cemeteries, censuses, church, court, land, probate, and obituaries.
|Dates for major county records|
|For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent counties|
|Emery County, Utah|
Location in the state of Utah
Location of Utah in the U.S.
|County Seat||Castle Dale|
|Address|| 95 East Main Street|
Castle Dale, UT 84513-0629
|Named for: George W. Emery, governor of Utah Territory in 1875|
- 1 Helpful Facts
- 2 Resources
- 2.1 Bible Records
- 2.2 Biography
- 2.3 Business Records and Commerce
- 2.4 Cemeteries
- 2.5 Census
- 2.6 Churches and Religious Groups
- 2.7 Court Records
- 2.8 Description and Travel
- 2.9 Directories
- 2.10 Ethnic and Other Groups
- 2.11 Funeral Homes
- 2.12 Gazetteers
- 2.13 Genealogy
- 2.14 History
- 2.15 Land and Property
- 2.16 Maps
- 2.17 Migration
- 2.18 Military
- 2.19 Naturalization and Citizenship
- 2.20 Newspapers
- 2.21 Obituaries
- 2.22 Periodicals
- 2.23 Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.
- 2.24 Probate Records
- 2.25 Public Records
- 2.26 Resource Repositories =
- 2.27 Taxation
- 2.28 Vital Records
- 2.29 Death
- 2.30 Voting Registers
- 3 Towns and Communities
- 4 References
Emery County Courthouse
95 East Main Street
Castle Dale, Ut 84513
County Clerk has marriage records from 1888.
State Court has divorce, probate and court records.
County Recorder has land records.
|Before the county was created—and perhaps until the newly-formed county was fully operational—search records of the parent counties.|
See UT: Index of Counties... from Newberry Library's Utah Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, for a timeline of boundary changes for Emery County, Utah Genealogy.
Neighboring CountiesEmery County, Utah Genealogy is surrounded by: Carbon | Grand | San Juan | Sanpete | Sevier | Uintah | Wayne
- Biographies(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Emery County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.
Business Records and Commerce
| Castle Dale City Cemetery
750 North Center Street
Castle Dale, Utah 84513
| Clawson Cemetery
Highway 10 (5 miles south of Clawson)
Clawson, Utah 84516
| Cleveland Town Cemetery |
300 North 600 East
Cleveland, Utah 84518
| Elmo Cemetery
200 South 500 East
Elmo, Utah 84521
| Emery Town Cemetery
75 South Center Street
Emery, Utah 84522
| Ferron City Cemetery |
300 East 200 North (Cemetery Road)
Ferron, Utah 84523
| Green River Cemetery
Green River, Utah 84525
| Huntington City Cemetery
400 West 575 North
Huntington, Utah 84528
| Lawrence Cemetery |
Lawrence, Utah 84528
| Molen Cemetery
Ferron, Utah 84523
| Muddy Creek Cemetery
Emery, Utah 84513
| Orangeville Cemetery |
1300 West Cemetery Road
Orangeville, Utah 84537
| Ridge Cemetery
| Tucker Family Cemetery
| Victor Cemetery |
| Wilsonville Cemetery
|| Woodside Cemetery
- The Emery County Cemetery Information page on the Emery County Website contains links to burial information and maps for the following cemeteries: Castle Dale, Clawson, Cleveland, Desert Lake, Elgin, Elmo, Emery, Ferron, Green River Pioneer, Huntington, Lawrence, Molen, Muddy Creek, Old Emery, Orangeville, Ridge, Tucker Family, Victor, Wilsonville, and Woodside.
- Find A Grave.com has burial information for the following Emery County cemeteries: Castle Dale, Clawson, Cleveland,Crandall Canyon Mine, Elmo, Emery, Ferron, Green River, Huntington, Lawrence, Molen, Muddy Creek, Old Emery, Orangeville, Ridge, Victor, and Woodside.
- The Utah Cemetery and Burial Database on the Utah State History Website contains burial information for the following Emery County cemeteries: Castle Dale, Clawson, Cleveland, Desert Lake, Elmo, Emery, Ferron, Green River, Huntington, Lawrence, Molen, Muddy Creek, Orangeville, Ridge, Tucker Family, Victor, Wilsonville, and Woodside.
- USGenWeb Archives, Emery County, Utah (Woodside Cemetery - no link); Ferron City, Utah (1 of 2)
- USGenWeb Archives, Emery County, Utah Farron City Utah ( 2 of 2)
- Cemetery records(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Emery County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.
The 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 U.S. federal population schedules of Emery 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.
Churches and Religious Groups
- Church Records(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Emery County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons)
Click a church unit name in the chart below for its history, boundaries, and availability of records, which are often in microfilm format
|Emery County, Utah Genealogy guide to history and records of LDS wards and branches|
Stake(s): Carbon Stake, Utah · Emery Stake, Utah
7th District Court (Carbon, Emery, Grand & San Juan Counties)
The Clerk of the 7th District Court has court and divorce records from 1896-1986, and naturaliztion records from 1904-1942.
Emery County District Court
Emery County Justice Court
Emery County Justice Court - Green River
Emery County Juvenile Court
Description and Travel
Ethnic and Other Groups
NOTE: Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were gleaned from Wikipedia for Emery County."Emery County was established in 1880 and named in honor of George W. Emery, territorial governor of Utah, 1875-1880. Originally, the proposed name was Castle County, but it was decided that honoring the governor was more important. Emery County is the only county in Utah named in honor of a Utah state governor." 
Land and Property
Emery County Recorder
Emery County Recorder
The County Recorder has Military Discharge records from 1923-1952.
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.
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).
Resource Repositories =
Emery County Archives
Green River Archives
County seat: Castle Dale
Family History Centers
Emery County Library
Pioneer History Museum
John Wesley Powell River History Museum
Museum of the San Rafael
Emery County Historical Society
Emery County Assessor
Emery County Utah Vital Records
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The County Clerk has marriage records from 1888 to the present.
Emery County Marriage Licenses, 1888 - Current are available online at Emery County Online Services. The database is fully searchable and contains digital images of the actual marriage license. A marriage license may contain information such as the name of the bride and groom, their ages, residence, date and place of marriage, and names of parent or guardian, witnesses, and marriage officiator.
Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 are available online at https://www.familysearch.org/ . 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
Towns and Communities