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'''Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints'''
Early church records, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, for Millard County Wards and Branches can be found on film and are located at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. The film numbers, for each ward, can be located through the {{FHL|Utah, Millard - Church|subject|disp=church records}} in {{PAGENAME}} or by referring to:
===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons)  =====
: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.
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[[Abraham, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Abraham]]{{·}}
[[Black Rock, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Black Rock]]{{·}}
[[Border, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Border]]{{·}}
[[Cove Fort, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Cove Fort]]{{·}}
[[Delta, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Delta]]{{·}}
[[Deseret, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Deseret]]{{·}}
[[EskDale, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|EskDale]]{{·}}
[[Fillmore, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Fillmore]]{{·}}
[[Garrison, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Garrison]]{{·}}
[[Hinkley, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Hinkley]]{{·}}
[[Holden, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Holden]]{{·}}
[[Kanosh, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Kanosh]]{{·}}
[[Leamington, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Leamington]]{{·}}
[[Lynndyl, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Lynndyl]]{{·}}
[[Meadow, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Meadow]]{{·}}
[[Oak City, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Oak City]]{{·}}
[[Oasis, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Oasis]]{{·}}
[[Scipio, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Scipio]] {{·}}
[[Sugarville, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Sugarville]]{{·}}
[[Sunflower, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Sunflower]]{{·}}
[[Sutherland, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Sutherland]] {{·}}
[[Topaz, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Topaz]]{{·}}
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Revision as of 04:37, 22 November 2012

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Dates for major county records[1]
no known records 1887-present no known records 1856, 1860... 1852-present 1852-present
For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent counties
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Millard County, Utah
Map of Utah highlighting Millard County
Location in the state of Utah
Map of the U.S. highlighting Utah
Location of Utah in the U.S.
Founded October 4, 1851
County Seat Fillmore
Address Millard County Courthouse
50 South Main
Fillmore, UT 84631
Website: www.millardcounty.org
Named for: Pres. Millard Fillmore
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Helpful Facts

County Courthouse

Millard County Courthouse
765 South Highway 99
Fillmore, Ut 84631
Phone:  435-743-6223

County Clerk has marriage records from 1887; divorce, probate and court records from 1852.
County Recorder has land and military records.[2]

Parent Counties

Millard County, Utah Genealogy was created October 4, 1851 from: Iron

Neighboring Counties

Millard County, Utah Genealogy is surrounded by: Beaver | Juab | Sanpete | Sevier | Nevada counties: Lincoln | White Pine

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Bible Records


  • Pioneers of Millard County, Utah [3]

Business Records and Commerce


Places to Search

USGWAR Archives The USGenWeb Archives, Millard County, Utah containes the following six cemeteries listed according to the alphabet.


  • The 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 U.S. federal population schedules of Millard 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. 1856, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1890, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930
  • Census records(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Millard County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.

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

Abraham · Black Rock · Border · Cove Fort · Delta · Deseret · EskDale · Fillmore · Garrison · Hinkley · Holden · Kanosh · Leamington · Lynndyl · Meadow · Oak City · Oasis · Scipio  · Sugarville · Sunflower · Sutherland  · Topaz ·


Court Records



Ethnic and Other Groups

Funeral Homes

Nickle Mortuary[4]
190 South Center St.
Delta, UT 84624
Phone: 435-864-3412
Fax: 435-864-3939

Olpin Stevens Funeral Home[5]
55 West 300 South
Fillmore, UT 84631
Phone: 435-743-6261
Toll Free: 888-743-6261
Fax: 435-743-6363



A FamilySearch Community Tree is available for this place.


History Timeline

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

Land and Property


Google highway map of Millard County 2012


Early migration routes to and from Millard County, Utah Genealogy for emigrant settlers included:


The USGenWeb Archives, Mailard County, Utah

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).

Probate Records

Public Records

Resource Repositories



Millard County Courthouse
50 South Main
Fillmore, UT 84631
County Clerk phone: 435.743.6223 or 435.864.2440
Fax: 435.743.6923

Delta Office
71 South 200 East
Delta, UT 84624

County seat: Fillmore

Family History Centers


Vital Records

Below are the best sources to find birth information (dates and places of birth and names of parents) for Millard 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 1851
Millard County, Utah Genealogy was formed on 4 October 1851
      If your records show the person was born here before the county was formed,
      search parent counties
1851 - 1897
No birth records were created for Millard 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:
  • 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.
  • Central Utah Public Health Department, East Millard County Office, 55 South 400 West, Fillmore, UT 84631. Phone (435) 743-5723. West Millard County Office, 428 East Topaz Blvd., Suite D, Delta, UT 84624. Phone (435) 864-3612.
  • 1870–1910 — Utah. District Court (Millard County) Probate Division. Probate Court Records, 1870–1910. Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1966. FHL 482034 This film includes divorce, incorporation and dis-incorporation information, minutes, and estate information.

Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed on the Family Search Historical Records.  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.  For information on death prior to 1904 you can search the Utah State Burial Index.

Death Record Substitutes

  • 1870 - U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885 at Ancestry ($). Includes 1870 Millard County, Utah Genealogy mortality schedule.

Voting Registers

Towns and Communities


Delta | Fillmore|


Cove Fort | Deseret | Hinkley | Holden | Oasis | Kanosh | Leamington | Lynndyl | Meadow | Oak City | Scipio

Unincorporated Communities

Abraham | Border | EskDale | Garrison | Sugarville | Sutherland

Ghost Town

Black Rock | Topaz| [[Sunflower,Utah


  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. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Millard County, Utah Page 687 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. Petty, Wilma Marie Siggard; Pioneers of Millard County, Utah Willard Richards Johnson, born 31 Dec., 1853, and Sarah Crosland Johnson, born 24 Oct., 1855 FHL 929.273 J63pw
  4. Funeral Home & Cemetery Directory.(Youngstown, OH: Nomis Publications, Inc., c2009,937.
  5. Funeral Home & Cemetery Directory.(Youngstown, OH: Nomis Publications, Inc., c2009,937.
  6. "The Pioneer Story: The Mormon Pioneer Trail" in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints at http://lds.org/gospellibrary/pioneer/pioneerstory.htm (accessed 18 July 2011).
  7. "Jefferson Hunt" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jefferson_Hunt (accessed 6 September 2011).
  8. Wikipedia contributors, "Union Pacific Railroad" in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Union_Pacific_Railroad (accessed 14 September 2011).
  9. "Millard County, Utah: Family History and Genealogy, Census, Birth, Marriage, Death Vital Records and More," Linkpendium, http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/UT/Millard/, accessed 1 February 2012.
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