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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>'''
 
| 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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*'''Parent counties''' (before March 1, 1882): [[Iron County, Utah|Iron]] &#124; [[Kane County, Utah|Kane]] &#124; [[Washington County, Utah|Washington]]
 
*'''Parent counties''' (before March 1, 1882): [[Iron County, Utah|Iron]] &#124; [[Kane County, Utah|Kane]] &#124; [[Washington County, Utah|Washington]]
  
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==== Need-to-know Facts  ====
 
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Early church records, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, for&nbsp;Garfield 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 Family History Library Catalog at https://www.familysearch.org/. 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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Early church records, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, for&nbsp;Garfield 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 Family History Library Catalog at https://www.familysearch.org/. 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>  
  
 
===== Court Records  =====
 
===== Court Records  =====
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===== Ethnic and Other Groups  =====
 
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===== Gazetteers  =====
 
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*'''1882.&nbsp; '''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garfield_County,_Utah Garfield County] created.&nbsp; Named for James A. Garfield, twentieth President of the United States.
 
*'''1882.&nbsp; '''[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Garfield_County,_Utah Garfield County] created.&nbsp; Named for James A. Garfield, twentieth President of the United States.
  
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*{{FHL|Utah, Garfield - History|subject|disp=Histories}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Garfield County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
 
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*[[Garfield County, Utah#Newspapers|Newspapers of {{PAGENAME}}]]  
 
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*Local [[Garfield County, Utah#Funeral_Homes|Funeral Homes]], [[Garfield County, Utah#Societies|Societies]], [[Garfield County, Utah#Libraries|Libraries]], or in family records.  
 
*Obituaries of [[Garfield County, Utah#Neighboring_Counties|neighboring counties]]  
 
*Obituaries of [[Garfield County, Utah#Neighboring_Counties|neighboring counties]]  
 
*Newspapers of major cities: [[Utah Newspapers#Deseret_News|Deseret News]] and/or [[Utah Newspapers#The_Salt_Lake_Tribune|The Salt Lake Tribune]] both in Salt Lake City
 
*Newspapers of major cities: [[Utah Newspapers#Deseret_News|Deseret News]] and/or [[Utah Newspapers#The_Salt_Lake_Tribune|The Salt Lake Tribune]] both in Salt Lake City
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[http://garfield.utah.gov/ http://garfield.utah.gov/]  
 
[http://garfield.utah.gov/ http://garfield.utah.gov/]  
  
Garfield County Justice Court<br>Garfield County Courthouse<br>Garfield County Fair Building<br>115 East 800 North<br>PO Box 77<br>Panguitch, UT 84759<br>Phone: 435-676-8826 Fax: 435-676-8239 <br>'''Note: new location as of Monday, May 16th'''<br>
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Garfield County Justice Court<br>Garfield County Courthouse<br>Garfield County Fair Building<br>115 East 800 North<br>PO Box 77<br>Panguitch, UT 84759<br>Phone: 435-676-8826 Fax: 435-676-8239 <br>'''Note: new location as of Monday, May 16th'''<br>  
  
 
'''County seat: '''Panguitch  
 
'''County seat: '''Panguitch  
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====== Death  ======
 
====== Death  ======
  
'''''Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -'''''A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed&nbsp;at https://www.familysearch.org/ .&nbsp; 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&nbsp;at https://www.familysearch.org/ .&nbsp; 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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Dates for major county records[1]
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1898-present 1887-present no known records 1900, 1910... 1882-present 1883-present
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Garfield County, Utah
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Location in the state of Utah
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Facts
Founded March 1, 1882
County Seat Panguitch
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Address Panguitch, UT
Website: garfield.utah.gov
Named for: Pres. James_A._Garfield
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Parent Counties
Neighboring Counties

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Resources

Bible Records
Biography
  • Biographies(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Garfield 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

Garfield County Cemeteries at the Utah State Historical site 

Census

The 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 U.S. federal population schedules of Garfield 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.

  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930
Church Records

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Antimony
  • Boulder
  • Cannonville
  • Escalante
  • Escalante N.
  • Escalante S.
  • Hatch
  • Henrieville
  • Panguitch
  • Panguitch 1
  • Panguitch N.
  • Panguitch S.
  • Tropic
  • Widtsoe

Early church records, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, for Garfield 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 Family History Library Catalog at https://www.familysearch.org/. 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.

Court Records
  • Court Records(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Garfield County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.
Directories
  • Directories(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Garfield County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.
Ethnic and Other Groups
Funeral Homes
Gazetteers
Genealogy
A FamilySearch Community Tree is available for this place.
History

Reuben C. "Ruby" Syrett built a lodge and cabins at this location in 1916, when the promotion of Bryce Canyon for tourism was just beginning. Syrett's business grew along with the park's popularity, particularly once it was made a National Park in 1928. Ruby's Inn became an important junction; its travelers' services developed into a small community. Syrett donated land to the state for construction of a road (now Utah State Route 63), strategically placing Ruby's Inn right at the entrance to the park.

Bryce Canyon City is a company town, consisting solely of the property of Ruby's Inn and the Syrett family, its third-generation owners.

History Timeline

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

Garfield County.

  • 1864.  City of Panguitch settled by Mormon pioneers.  Timber and livestock production.  Tourism plays major role.  Located near Bryce Canyon National Park.
  • 1875.  City of Escalante settled. Named for Franciscan missionary and first European explorer in the area.  Southern Utah militia passed through area during Black Hawk Indian War.  Members of John Wesley Powell expedition investigated area.
  • 1882.  Garfield County created.  Named for James A. Garfield, twentieth President of the United States.


  • Histories(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Garfield County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.
Land and Property
Maps
Migration
Military
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.

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

http://garfield.utah.gov/

Garfield County Justice Court
Garfield County Courthouse
Garfield County Fair Building
115 East 800 North
PO Box 77
Panguitch, UT 84759
Phone: 435-676-8826 Fax: 435-676-8239
Note: new location as of Monday, May 16th

County seat: Panguitch

Family History Centers
Libraries
Societies
Taxation
Vital Records
  • Vital Records(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Garfield County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.
Birth
Marriage
Death

Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed 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

Voting Registers

Towns and Communities

Antimony Boulder Hatch Ticaboo
Bryce Cannonville Henrieville Tropic
Bryce Canyon City Escalante Panguitch

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. "Garfield County, Utah: Family History and Genealogy, Census, Birth, Marriage, Death Vital Records and More," Linkpendium, http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/UT/Garfield/, accessed 1 February 2012.