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Guide to '''San Juan County, Utah ancestry, family history, and genealogy'''. [[San Juan County, Utah#Birth|Birth records]], [[San Juan County, Utah#Marriage|marriage]] and [[San Juan County, Utah#Death|death records]], [[San Juan County, Utah#Cemeteries|cemeteries]], [[San Juan County, Utah#Census|census]], [[San Juan County, Utah#Churches_and_Religious_Groups|church records]], [[San Juan County, Utah#Probate_Records|probate records]], and [[San Juan County, Utah#Obituaries|obituaries]]—resources to find parents and family history since 1880, when the [[San Juan County, Utah#Parent_Counties|county was formed]] [[Image:1280px-Deadhorse1.jpg|thumb|right|240px|<center>
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Dead Horse Point, San Juan County, Utah</center>]]  
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*[[San Juan County, Utah#Census|Census]]
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*[[San Juan County, Utah#Birth|Birth]]
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*[[San Juan County, Utah#Marriage|Marriage]]
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*[[San Juan County, Utah#Death|Death]]
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*[[San Juan County, Utah#Churches_and_Religious_Groups|Church]]
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{{Infobox U.S. County
 
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=== Helpful Facts  ===
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=== County Facts  ===
  
 
==== County Courthouse  ====
 
==== County Courthouse  ====
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County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1888, divorce and court records from 1891.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), San Juan County, Utah Page 687 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
 
County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1888, divorce and court records from 1891.<ref name="HBG">''Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'', 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), San Juan County, Utah Page 687 {{WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>  
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#ccff66" align="center" 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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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[San Juan County, Utah#Death|Death]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[San Juan County, Utah#Census|Census]]'''</center>
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...[[San Juan County, Utah#Churches_and_Religious_Groups|Church]] &#124; [[San Juan County, Utah#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[San Juan County, Utah#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] &#124; [[San Juan County, Utah#Parent_Counties|Parent counties]]'''
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==== Records Loss  ====
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There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.
  
 
==== Parent Counties  ====
 
==== Parent Counties  ====
  
{{PAGENAME}} was created February 17, 1880 from:[[Iron County, Utah|Iron]] [[Kane County, Utah|Kane]] and [[Piute County, Utah|Piute]]  
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{{PAGENAME}} was created February 17, 1880 from:[[Iron County, Utah Genealogy|Iron]] [[Kane County, Utah Genealogy|Kane]] and [[Piute County, Utah Genealogy|Piute]]  
  
 
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===== Boundary Changes  =====
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For animated maps illustrating Utah County boundary changes, [http://www.mapofus.org/utah/ "Rotating Formation Utah County Boundary Maps"] (1849-1960) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.
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*[http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Utah/documents/UT_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#SAN%20JUAN Boundary changes] timeline for {{PAGENAME}} from "UT: Index of Counties," Newberry Library's ''Utah Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.''
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
{{PAGENAME}} is surrounded by: [[Emery County, Utah|Emery]] | [[Garfield County, Utah|Garfield]] | [[Grand County, Utah|Grand]] | [[Kane County, Utah|Kane]] | [[Wayne County, Utah|Wayne]] | '''Arizona counties''': [[Apache County, Arizona|Apache]] | [[Coconino County, Arizona|Coconino]] | [[Navajo County, Arizona|Navajo]] | '''Colorado counties''': [[Dolores County, Colorado|Dolores]] | [[Mesa County, Colorado|Mesa]] | [[Montrose County, Colorado|Montrose]]| [[Montezuma County, Colorado|Montezuma]]| [[San Miguel County, Colorado|San Miguel]] | '''New Mexico counties''': [[San Juan County, New Mexico|San Juan County]] {{San Juan County, Utah Clickable Neighbors}}  
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{{PAGENAME}} is surrounded by: [[Emery County, Utah Genealogy|Emery]] | [[Garfield County, Utah Genealogy|Garfield]] | [[Grand County, Utah Genealogy|Grand]] | [[Kane County, Utah Genealogy|Kane]] | [[Wayne County, Utah Genealogy|Wayne]] | '''Arizona counties''': [[Apache County, Arizona Genealogy|Apache]] | [[Coconino County, Arizona Genealogy|Coconino]] | [[Navajo County, Arizona Genealogy|Navajo]] | '''Colorado counties''': [[Dolores County, Colorado Genealogy|Dolores]] | [[Mesa County, Colorado Genealogy|Mesa]] | [[Montrose County, Colorado Genealogy|Montrose]]| [[Montezuma County, Colorado Genealogy|Montezuma]]| [[San Miguel County, Colorado Genealogy|San Miguel]] | '''New Mexico counties''': [[San Juan County, New Mexico Genealogy|San Juan County]] {{San Juan County, Utah Clickable Neighbors}}  
  
 
=== Resources  ===
 
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The types of records that follow are used for genealogy and family history. Most tell what you may learn and how to locate the records. Links to Internet sites usually go directly to {{PAGENAME}} entries with names, images, or information.
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{{Tip|Don't overlook {{FHL|United States, Utah, San Juan|place|disp={{PAGENAME}}}} items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see [[San Juan County, Utah#Archives.2C_Libraries.2C_etc.|Archives and Libraries]].}}
  
 
==== Bible Records  ====
 
==== Bible Records  ====
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The term "Bible records" refers to the practice of keeping family dates and events in a family Bible. This was a common practice in many European countries and carried over to America. Many of these family Bible records are still in existence and preserved by the descendants of the immigrants. In some cases these family Bibles have found their way into libraries and other repositories.
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For an explanation of how to find Bible records and for helpful links see [[Utah Bible Records]]. See also [[United States Bible Records]].
  
 
==== Biography  ====
 
==== Biography  ====
 
*{{FHL|Utah, San Juan - Biography|subject|disp=Biography}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[San Juan County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
 
  
 
==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
 
==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
  
*{{FHL|Utah, San Juan - Business Records and Commerce|subject|disp=Business Records and Commerce}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[San Juan County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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See [[United States Business Records]]<br> See also [[Utah Business Records]]  
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*{{FHL|Utah, San Juan - Cemeteries|subject|disp=Cemeteries}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[San Juan County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''Tombstone Transcriptions in Print'''
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#E0E0E0" align="center" | '''List of Cemeteries in the county'''
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GSfn=&GSmn=&GSln=&GSbyrel=all&GSby=&GSdyrel=all&GSdy=&GScntry=4&GSst=47&GScnty=2792&GSgrid=&df=all&GSob=n FindAGrave] 
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://utahgravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=19 UTGravestones]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=San+Juan+County%2C+Utah%2C+cemeteries&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwtombstones.org/utah/sanjuan.htm USGW Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search#/ Billion Graves (name)]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [https://billiongraves.com/search/results?year_range=5&action=search_cemetery&exact=true&country=United%20States&state=Utah&county=San%20Juan&cemetery_name=a#/ Billion Graves (cemetery)]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ut/sanjuan/sanjuan.htm UTGenWeb Archives]
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| bgcolor="#F0F0F0" | [http://utah.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,cemetery,scfips,49037.cfm Hometown Locator]
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'''[http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/cemeteryresults San Juan county cemeteries]''' at the Utah State Historical site&nbsp;
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{{UTCoCemeteries}}
  
Blanding City Cemetery, Blanding Indian Graveyard, Bluff City FHL Book: 979.259 V3t [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ut/sanjuan/sanjuan.htm USGenWeb Archives, San Juan County, Utah]  
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*'''To 1966''' - {{RecordSearch|1542862|Utah, Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ut/sanjuan/sanjuan.htm USGenWeb Archives San Juan County, Utah ]provides a list of 18 cemeteries containing the names of individuals buried there.&nbsp;
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*Published transcripts of cemetery records are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog at the {{FHL|United States, Utah, San Juan,|place|disp=town level}} (space, then select the town) or the {{FHL|United States, Utah, San Juan|place|disp=county level}} (select '''Cemeteries''').
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*Blanding City Cemetery, Blanding Indian Graveyard, Bluff City FHL Book: 979.259 V3t
  
 
==== Census  ====
 
==== Census  ====
  
The 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 U.S. federal population schedules of San Juan 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.
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{{Utah Census}}
  
See [[Utah Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book]] for more information about statewide printed indexes.  
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*See [[Utah Census|Utah Census]] for online indexes and images of US federal censuses. of: 1856, 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, and 1940.
 
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*See [[Utah Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book|statewide printed indexes]], including 1856.
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*1930
 
  
 
==== Churches and Religious Groups  ====
 
==== Churches and Religious Groups  ====
  
*{{FHL|Utah, San Juan - Church Records|subject|disp=Church Records}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[San Juan County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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The information given in church records depends upon the practices of each religious group. Most include the names of members, often with ages and birth places. Several give birth, christening, or blessing dates for infants. See [[Utah Church Records]] for details about various denominations.  
  
*Monticello - ''Portrait of our past: a history of Monticello Utah Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints'' FHL US/CAN book 979.25 K2
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*Church records (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed for {{PAGENAME}} at the {{FHL|United States, Utah, San Juan, |place|disp=town level}} (space, then select a town) or {{FHL|United States, Utah, San Juan|place|disp=county level}} (select '''Church''' topics) in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.
  
 
===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons)  =====
 
===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons)  =====
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*'''1877-1918''' - {{RecordSearch|2553860|Utah LDS Mission Calls and Recommendations 1877-1918}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
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{{UTChurchLDSTableBeg}} '''Stake(s):''' [[South San Juan Stake, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|San Juan Stake, Utah]]  
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{{UTChurchLDSTableBeg}} '''Stake(s):''' [[San Juan Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|San Juan Stake, Utah]]  
  
 
'''Places:''' [[Blanding, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Blanding]]{{·}} [[Bluff , Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Bluff ]]{{·}} [[La Sal, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|La Sal]]{{·}} [[Monticello, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Monticello]] {{·}}  
 
'''Places:''' [[Blanding, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Blanding]]{{·}} [[Bluff , Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Bluff ]]{{·}} [[La Sal, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|La Sal]]{{·}} [[Monticello, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Monticello]] {{·}}  
  
'''Church units without place names:''' [[Aneth, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Aneth]]{{·}} [[Halchita, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Halchita]]{{·}} [[Halls Crossing , Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Halls Crossing ]]{{·}} [[Mexican Hat, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Mexican Hat]]{{·}} [[Montezuma Creek, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Montezuma Creek]]{{·}}[[Monument Valley, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Monument Valley]]{{·}} [[Navajo Mountain, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Navajo Mountain]]{{·}} [[Spanish Valley, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Spanish Valley]]{{·}} [[Tselakai Dezza, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Tselakai Dezza]]{{·}} [[White Mesa, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|White Mesa]]{{·}}
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'''List of [[San Juan County, Utah LDS Church Stakes and Wards|San Juan County Stakes and Wards]]''' to about 1948
  
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*Monticello - ''Portrait of our past: a history of Monticello Utah Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints'' FHL US/CAN book 979.25 K2
  
 
==== Court Records  ====
 
==== Court Records  ====
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Many of your ancestors may be found in court records as defendants, plaintiffs, witnesses, or jurors. Court records can establish family relationships and places of residence, occupations, and other family history information. See [[Utah Court Records]] for the various courts through the years.
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For specialized court records, see [[Kane County, Utah#Divorce|Divorce]] {{·}} [[Kane County, Utah#Guardianship|Guardianship]] {{·}} [[Kane County, Utah#Land_and_Property|Land]] {{·}} [[Kane County, Utah#Naturalization_and_Citizenship|Naturalization]] {{·}} [[Kane County, Utah#Probate_Records|Probate]]
  
 
The [http://www.courtreference.com/San-Juan-County-Utah-Courts.htm County Court] and county records are located in the county seat&nbsp;:  
 
The [http://www.courtreference.com/San-Juan-County-Utah-Courts.htm County Court] and county records are located in the county seat&nbsp;:  
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''Court minutes of San Juan County, Utah 1892-1899''  
 
''Court minutes of San Juan County, Utah 1892-1899''  
  
District&nbsp;Court minutes 1896-1921, FHL US/CAN film 483511 Item 3  
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District Court minutes 1896-1921, FHL US/CAN film 483511 Item 3  
  
 
County Court minutes 1892-1899 FHL US/CAN film 483511 Item 4  
 
County Court minutes 1892-1899 FHL US/CAN film 483511 Item 4  
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==== Directories  ====
 
==== Directories  ====
  
*{{FHL|Utah, San Juan - Directories|subject|disp=Directories}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[San Juan County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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==== Emigration and Immigration ====
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*'''1847-1868''' - {{RecordSearch|2517340|Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
==== Ethnic and Other Groups  ====
 
==== Ethnic and Other Groups  ====
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==== Funeral Homes  ====
 
==== Funeral Homes  ====
  
[http://sanjuanmortuary.com/ San Juan Mortuary] <ref>''Funeral Home &amp;amp; Cemetery Directory''.(Youngstown, OH: Nomis Publications, Inc., c2009,937.</ref> <br>370 South Main St. <br>Blanding, UT 84511<br>Phone: 435-678-2612 <br>Fax: 435-678-7848  
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[http://sanjuanmortuary.com/ San Juan Mortuary] <ref>''Funeral Home and Cemetery Directory''.(Youngstown, OH: Nomis Publications, Inc., c2009,937.</ref> <br>370 South Main St. <br>Blanding, UT 84511<br>Phone: 435-678-2612 <br>Fax: 435-678-7848  
  
 
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==== Genealogy  ====
 
==== Genealogy  ====
  
&nbsp;* Genealogies for San Juan County may be found at http://genealogytrails.com/utah/sanjuan/
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/utah/sanjuan/ Genealogies] for San Juan County at Genealogy Trails {{CommunityTree}}
 
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==== Guardianship  ====
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Guardianship of orphans or adults unable to manage their own affairs were handled by the [[San Juan County, Utah#Probate_Records|probate]] and the Federal District courts. See [[Utah Court Records]].
  
 
==== History  ====
 
==== History  ====
  
*{{FHL|Utah, San Juan - History|subject|disp=History}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[San Juan County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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*McPherson, Robert S. [http://utah.ptfs.com/awweb/main.jsp?flag=browse&smd=1&awdid=19 ''A history of San Juan County&nbsp;: in the palm of time, Utah''] Centennial County History Series
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*[http://content.lib.utah.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/USHSArchPub&CISOPTR=8145&REC=6 A History of San Juan County] online at Marriott Library Digital Collections.
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*Lonesome Trails of San Juan the Ranching legacy of J. A. (Al) Scorup FHL US/CAN book 979.25 H2v
  
'''NOTE:&nbsp; '''Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were gleaned from ''Wikipedia'' for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Juan_County,_Utah San Juan County, Utah.&nbsp;]  
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'''NOTE: '''Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were gleaned from ''Wikipedia'' for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Juan_County,_Utah San Juan County, Utah.]  
  
<br>Before 1300 the Anasazi Indians were inhabiting the land that would some day become San Juan. The cliff dwellings and petroglyphs of the Anasazi still interest many. When pioneers came to the area they not only found a wild country, but Piutes and Navajos. The Spanish explorers had left the country naming the river that flowed though the area, San Juan in memory of Saint John. The State Legislature named the county after the the San Juan River.  
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:Before 1300 the Anasazi Indians were inhabiting the land that would some day become San Juan. The cliff dwellings and petroglyphs of the Anasazi still interest many. When pioneers came to the area they not only found a wild country, but Piutes and Navajos. The Spanish explorers had left the country naming the river that flowed though the area, San Juan in memory of Saint John. The State Legislature named the county after the the San Juan River.
  
The County is located in the southeastern corner of the State having 7,725 square miles more land than any other county in Utah. It also has many state and national parks including Edge of the Cedars Museum and the Goosenecks of the San Juan River. The National parks include part of Canyonlands, Glen Canyon, Hovenweep and Manti-La-Sal Forest. The Natural Bridges and Rainbow Bridge National Monuments are within San Juan County, as well as Cedar Mesa and Comb Wash.  
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:The County is located in the southeastern corner of the State having 7,725 square miles more land than any other county in Utah. It also has many state and national parks including Edge of the Cedars Museum and the Goosenecks of the San Juan River. The National parks include part of Canyonlands, Glen Canyon, Hovenweep and Manti-La-Sal Forest. The Natural Bridges and Rainbow Bridge National Monuments are within San Juan County, as well as Cedar Mesa and Comb Wash.
  
San Juan County had a great deal of growth in the 1940's and 1950's because of the uranium mines in the County and oil which accounted for 94 percent of all property tax in those years. Today the only operating Uranium Processing plant operates in Blanding, San Juan County. Today in all the towns,&nbsp;a major&nbsp;economic resource&nbsp;is&nbsp;tourism because of the many parks within the County both National and State, the other&nbsp;economic resources are livestock and agriculture.  
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:San Juan County had a great deal of growth in the 1940's and 1950's because of the uranium mines in the County and oil which accounted for 94 percent of all property tax in those years. Today the only operating Uranium Processing plant operates in Blanding, San Juan County. Today in all the towns,&nbsp;a major&nbsp;economic resource&nbsp;is&nbsp;tourism because of the many parks within the County both National and State, the other&nbsp;economic resources are livestock and agriculture.
  
 
===== History Timeline  =====
 
===== History Timeline  =====
  
*&nbsp;'''1878 - 1895.&nbsp;''' Aneth&nbsp;had a variety of titles, including Riverview (1878-85), Holyoak (1886 to around 1895), Guillette, and finally Aneth, a Hebrew word meaning "The Answer," given by Howard Antes, a Methodist missionary who lived there beginning in 1895.  
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*[http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Utah/documents/UT_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#SAN%20JUAN Boundary changes] timeline for {{PAGENAME}} from "UT: Index of Counties," Newberry Library's ''Utah Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.''
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*'''1878 - 1895.&nbsp;''' Aneth&nbsp;had a variety of titles, including Riverview (1878-85), Holyoak (1886 to around 1895), Guillette, and finally Aneth, a Hebrew word meaning "The Answer," given by Howard Antes, a Methodist missionary who lived there beginning in 1895.  
 
*'''1879.'''&nbsp; The first white man to build a cabin in the Monticello area was likely cattleman Patrick O'Donnell.  
 
*'''1879.'''&nbsp; The first white man to build a cabin in the Monticello area was likely cattleman Patrick O'Donnell.  
 
*'''1880.'''&nbsp; Under the direction of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Taylor_(1808-1887) John Taylor], Silas S. Smith led about 230 Mormons on expedition to start a farming community in southeastern Utah. After forging about 200 miles (320 kilometers) of their own trail over difficult terrain, the settlers arrived on the site of Bluff in April 1880. (The trail followed went over and down the "[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hole_in_the_Rock_(rock_formation) Hole In the Rock]", which now opens into one of the tributaries of Lake Powell.)  
 
*'''1880.'''&nbsp; Under the direction of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Taylor_(1808-1887) John Taylor], Silas S. Smith led about 230 Mormons on expedition to start a farming community in southeastern Utah. After forging about 200 miles (320 kilometers) of their own trail over difficult terrain, the settlers arrived on the site of Bluff in April 1880. (The trail followed went over and down the "[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hole_in_the_Rock_(rock_formation) Hole In the Rock]", which now opens into one of the tributaries of Lake Powell.)  
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*'''1887.'''&nbsp; Monticello is the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/County_seat county seat ]and&nbsp;was settled in July 1887 by pioneers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.&nbsp;The families of George A. Adams, Frederick I. Jones, Parley R. Butt and Charles E. Walton went from Bluff to establish a new settlement. They first set up camp at Verdure near the South Fork of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montezuma_Creek,_Utah Montezuma Creek ]on March 11, six miles (10 km) south of what is now Monticello.&nbsp;By the first part of July,&nbsp;the men had begun to plant crops, survey an irrigation ditch, and layout a town site.  
 
*'''1887.'''&nbsp; Monticello is the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/County_seat county seat ]and&nbsp;was settled in July 1887 by pioneers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.&nbsp;The families of George A. Adams, Frederick I. Jones, Parley R. Butt and Charles E. Walton went from Bluff to establish a new settlement. They first set up camp at Verdure near the South Fork of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Montezuma_Creek,_Utah Montezuma Creek ]on March 11, six miles (10 km) south of what is now Monticello.&nbsp;By the first part of July,&nbsp;the men had begun to plant crops, survey an irrigation ditch, and layout a town site.  
 
*'''1895.'''&nbsp; Monticello, named in honor of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Jefferson Thomas Jefferson's estate], became the county seat.  
 
*'''1895.'''&nbsp; Monticello, named in honor of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_Jefferson Thomas Jefferson's estate], became the county seat.  
*'''1914.'''&nbsp; First known as Grayson (after Nellie Grayson Lyman, wife of settler Joseph Lyman), the town changed its name&nbsp;when a wealthy easterner, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_W._Bicknell Thomas W. Bicknell], offered a thousand-volume library to any town that would adopt his name. Grayson competed with Thurber, Utah (renamed Bicknell) for the prize. Grayson was renamed Blanding after the maiden name of Bicknell's wife, and each of the towns received 500 books.
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*'''1914.'''&nbsp; First known as Grayson (after Nellie Grayson Lyman, wife of settler Joseph Lyman), the town changed its name&nbsp;when a wealthy easterner, [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thomas_W._Bicknell Thomas W. Bicknell], offered a thousand-volume library to any town that would adopt his name. Grayson competed with Thurber, Utah (renamed Bicknell) for the prize. Grayson was renamed Blanding after the maiden name of Bicknell's wife, and each of the towns received 500 books.  
 
 
 
*'''1915.'''&nbsp; The San Juan Record, the county newspaper, was established in Monticello by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_Walter_McConkie Oscar Walter McConkie.]  
 
*'''1915.'''&nbsp; The San Juan Record, the county newspaper, was established in Monticello by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscar_Walter_McConkie Oscar Walter McConkie.]  
 
*'''1997.'''&nbsp; On October 4, President Gordon B. Hinckley, President of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Church_of_Jesus_Christ_of_Latter-day_Saints The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints], announced that the Church would begin to build a new series of "miniature temples." The first of such temples was built in Monticello.  
 
*'''1997.'''&nbsp; On October 4, President Gordon B. Hinckley, President of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Church_of_Jesus_Christ_of_Latter-day_Saints The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints], announced that the Church would begin to build a new series of "miniature temples." The first of such temples was built in Monticello.  
 
*'''1998.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints dedicated the[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monticello_Utah_Temple Monticello Utah Temple], the first in a series of mini temples and the 53rd temple for the Church.
 
*'''1998.&nbsp;&nbsp;'''The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints dedicated the[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monticello_Utah_Temple Monticello Utah Temple], the first in a series of mini temples and the 53rd temple for the Church.
  
====== Local Histories ======
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==== Land and Property ====
  
[http://content.lib.utah.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/USHSArchPub&CISOPTR=8145&REC=6 A History of San Juan County] online at Marriott Library Digital Collections.  
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Land records (especially deeds) often give the name of a spouse, heir, other relatives, or other clues for further research. They often have other clues for further research, such as witnesses or the other parties who may be relatives or in-laws. See [[Utah Land and Property]] for more.  
  
Lonesome Trails of San Juan the Ranching legacy of J. A. (Al) Scorup FHL US/CAN book 979.25 H2v
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*County Recorder's Office: check deeds, file mining claims, get assistance in finding ownership of a particular property, and obtain copies of county plat maps. This office has county plat records dating back to 1878, prior records having been destroyed in a fire.
 
 
"A History of San Juan County" In the Palm of Time, by Robert S. McPherson, Utah Centennial County History Series, 1995 Utah State Historical Society, San Juan County Commission
 
 
 
==== Land and Property  ====
 
 
 
*{{FHL|Utah, San Juan - Land and Property|subject|disp=Land and Property}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[San Juan County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
 
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
 
*{{FHL|Utah, San Juan - Maps|subject|disp=Maps}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[San Juan County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
 
  
 
Maps of Hole-in- the Rock, Utah FHL US/CAN film 1019732  
 
Maps of Hole-in- the Rock, Utah FHL US/CAN film 1019732  
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==== Migration  ====
 
==== Migration  ====
 
*{{FHL|Utah, San Juan - Migration|subject|disp=Migration}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[San Juan County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
 
  
 
==== Native Races  ====
 
==== Native Races  ====
 
*{{FHL|Utah, San Juan - Native Races|subject|disp=Native Races}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[San Juan County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
 
  
 
''The Navajo Mountain Community a Social Organzation and Kinship Terminology&nbsp; ''by&nbsp;Mary Shapardson and Blodwen Hammond, Publication&nbsp;University of&nbsp;California Press,c 1970''&nbsp;''Family History Library (FHL) US/CAN book 970.3 N227  
 
''The Navajo Mountain Community a Social Organzation and Kinship Terminology&nbsp; ''by&nbsp;Mary Shapardson and Blodwen Hammond, Publication&nbsp;University of&nbsp;California Press,c 1970''&nbsp;''Family History Library (FHL) US/CAN book 970.3 N227  
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==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
  
*{{FHL|Utah, San Juan - Military|subject|disp=Military}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[San Juan County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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*'''To 1966''' - {{RecordSearch|1542862|Utah, Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
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*'''1861-1865''' - {{RecordSearch|1932426|Utah, Civil War Service Records of Union Soldiers, 1861-1865}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
  
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
 
==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
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Declarations of Intent before 1906 often include the nation of origin, his* foreign and "Americanized" names, residence, and date of arrival. See [[Utah Naturalization and Citizenship]] for more information.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;(*Women were not naturalized until 1922 in the United States.)
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/2001084 Utah, State Archives Records, 1848-2001], a FamilySearch digital collection, contains certificates of naturalization, 1878-1896 and 1896-1933; declaration of intentions 1874-1896 and a1904-1906; petition and record 1907-1942.<br>
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*{{UTDigitalNewspapers}}  
 
*{{UTDigitalNewspapers}}  
 
**''San Juan Record'', covering 1919-1953 is included.  
 
**''San Juan Record'', covering 1919-1953 is included.  
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Utah&county=San+Juan&city=&year1=1690&year2=2012&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&material_type=&lccn=&rows=20 Existing copies of newspapers]{{UTNewspaperChroniclingAmerica}}  
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*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Utah&county=San+Juan&city=&year1=1690&year2=2012&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&material_type=&lccn=&rows=20 Existing copies of newspapers]{{UTNewspaperChroniclingAmerica}}
**[[San Juan County, Utah {{UTNewspaperCountybyTowns}}
 
*{{FHL|Utah, San Juan - Newspapers|subject|disp=Newspapers}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[San Juan County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
 
  
 
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*[[San Juan County, Utah#Newspapers|Newspapers of {{PAGENAME}}]]<br>*Local [[San Juan County, Utah#Funeral_Homes|Funeral Homes]], [[San Juan County, Utah#Societies|Societies]], [[San Juan County, Utah#Libraries|Libraries]], or in family records. <br>*Obituaries of [[San Juan County, Utah#Neighboring_Counties|neighboring counties]]<br>*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<br>
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*'''1850 – 2005''' {{RecordSearch|2302011|Utah, Obituaries from Utah Newspapers, 1850-2005}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — index
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*[[San Juan County, Utah#Newspapers|Newspapers of {{PAGENAME}}]]
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*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<br>
  
 
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==== Probate Records  ====
 
==== Probate Records  ====
  
===== Wills =====
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'''Online Probate Records'''
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*'''1800 – 1985''' [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=9082 Utah Wills and Probate Records 1800-1985] at [http://home.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] — index and images $
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*'''1851 – 1961''' {{RecordSearch|1916182|Utah Probate Records 1851-1961}} at [https://familysearch.org FamilySearch] — images
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* [http://archives.utah.gov/research/guides/probate.htm County and State Probate Records]
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'''Wills'''
  
 
Probate records 1888-1912 Record of wills 1922-1966 FHL US/CAN film 483510  
 
Probate records 1888-1912 Record of wills 1922-1966 FHL US/CAN film 483510  
  
===== Estate Packets =====
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'''Estate Packets'''
  
 
*Probate register of estates 1888-1966 FHL US/CAN film 483509  
 
*Probate register of estates 1888-1966 FHL US/CAN film 483509  
*San Juan County Probate Case Files, No. 1-164, 1888-1933 are included in the FamilySearch Historical Records collection [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/2001084 Utah, State Archives]
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*San Juan County Probate Case Files, No. 1-164, 1888-1933 are included in the FamilySearch Historical Records collection [https://familysearch.org/search/catalog/results?count=20&placeId=206148&query=%2Bplace%3A%22United%20States%2C%20Utah%2C%20San%20Juan%22]
 
 
'''''Additonal resources for probate records:'''''
 
  
*{{FHL|Utah, San Juan - Probate Records|subject|disp=Probate Records}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[San Juan County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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'''Additonal resources for probate records:'''
  
{{tip|For Inheritance Tax see[[San_Juan_County,_Utah#Taxation| Taxation.]]}}
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For Inheritance Tax see [[San Juan County, Utah#Taxation|Taxation.]]
  
 
==== Public Records  ====
 
==== Public Records  ====
 
==== Resource Repositories  ====
 
 
===== Courthouses  =====
 
 
[http://www.sanjuancounty.org/ www.sanjuancounty.org]<br>Clerk/Auditor: P. O. Box 338<br>Monticello, UT 84535<br>Phone: (435)587-3223<br>Fax: (435)587-2425
 
 
'''County seat: '''Monticello
 
 
===== Family History Centers  =====
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Blanding Utah Family History Center]]
 
*[[Bluff Utah Family History Center]]
 
*[[La Sal Utah Family History Center]]
 
*[[Monticello Utah Family History Center]]
 
 
===== Libraries  =====
 
 
*{{FHL|Utah, San Juan - Archives|subject|disp=Archives}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[San Juan County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
 
 
===== Societies  =====
 
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
  
Inhertance tax 1907
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Inhertance tax 1907  
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*{{FHL|Utah, San Juan - Probate Records|subject|disp=Probate Records}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[San Juan County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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See also [http://www.genealogyinc.com/utah/ut-vital-records/ How to order Utah Vital Records] or download an application for Utah [https://silver.health.utah.gov/applications/Birth.pdf Birth Certificate],&nbsp;[https://silver.health.utah.gov/applications/MarriageDivorce.pdf Marriage or Divorce Certificate],&nbsp;[https://silver.health.utah.gov/applications/Death.pdf Death Certificate] Applications to mail.  
  
 
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===== Birth  =====
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{{UTBirthBlurb}}  
  
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====== '''Birth Before 1880'''  ======
  
 
:''{{PAGENAME}} was formed on 17 February 1880.''
 
:''{{PAGENAME}} was formed on 17 February 1880.''
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{{UTBirthBlurbB4Formed}}[[San Juan County, Utah#Parent_Counties|parent counties]] {{UTBirthBlurbB4Formed2}}  
 
{{UTBirthBlurbB4Formed}}[[San Juan County, Utah#Parent_Counties|parent counties]] {{UTBirthBlurbB4Formed2}}  
  
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====== '''Birth 1880 - 1897'''  ======
  
 
{{UTBirthBlurbNoBirthRecords}}  
 
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:*See also [[San Juan County, Utah#Neighboring_Counties{{UTBirthInfoNeighboring}}
 
:*See also [[San Juan County, Utah#Neighboring_Counties{{UTBirthInfoNeighboring}}
  
====== '''1898-present'''  ======
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====== '''Birth 1898 - present'''  ======
  
 
{{UTBirthBlurb1898toPresent}}  
 
{{UTBirthBlurb1898toPresent}}  
 
 
{{UTBirthBlurbOpentoPublic}}  
 
{{UTBirthBlurbOpentoPublic}}  
 
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:*'''1898 - 1905''' - [http://archives.utah.gov/research/inventories/84239.html Inventory to Series #84239] at Utah state archives. Not online, not indexed.  
:*1898-1905 [http://archives.utah.gov/research/inventories/84239.html Inventory to Series #84239] at Utah state archives. Not online, not indexed.  
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:*'''1898 - 1917''' - (gaps 1904-1912) at FamilySearch Library: {{FHL|483511|disp=FSL film 483511 items 1-2}} . There are a few births for December 1897. Some entries include names of children in the records. 3 volumes of births were filmed.  
:*1898-1917 (gaps 1904-1912) at FamilySearch Library: {{FHL|483511|disp=FSL film 483511 items 1-2}} . There are a few births for December 1897. Some entries include names of children in the records. 3 volumes of births were filmed.  
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:**Idea: use censuses and church records to learn those missing children's names.
:**Idea: use censuses and church records to learn those missing children's names.  
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:*'''1903 - 1914''' - {{RecordSearch|1390750|Utah, Birth Certificates, 1903-1914}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
:*[http://archives.utah.gov/digital/81443.htm 1906-1910 online images] {{UTBirthArchivesBrowse1906+}}  
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:*1897-1910 {{UTBirthFromIGI}}
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:*'''1897 - 1941''' - {{UTBirthFromIGI}}
  
 
{{UTBirthBlurbRestricted}}  
 
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:*[http://www.southeastuthealth.org/vital-records/birth-certificates Southeastern Utah District Health Department] San Juan County, 117 S Main, PO BOX 127, '''Monticello''', UT 84535. Phone (435) 587-2021 and 196 E Center St, PO Box E, '''Blanding''', UT 84511. Phone (435) 678-2723.
 
:*[http://www.southeastuthealth.org/vital-records/birth-certificates Southeastern Utah District Health Department] San Juan County, 117 S Main, PO BOX 127, '''Monticello''', UT 84535. Phone (435) 587-2021 and 196 E Center St, PO Box E, '''Blanding''', UT 84511. Phone (435) 678-2723.
  
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===== Marriage  =====
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:*'''1887-1940''' - {{RecordSearch|1803977|Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images
  
 
:*'''1888-1931''' -[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utsanjua/marriages/index.html San Juan County Utah Marriage Licenses (1888 to 1931) ]at UTGenWeb - free
 
:*'''1888-1931''' -[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utsanjua/marriages/index.html San Juan County Utah Marriage Licenses (1888 to 1931) ]at UTGenWeb - free
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:*'''1897-1917''' - Register of births and deaths, 1897-1917 FHL US/CAN film 483511 Item 1-2
 
:*'''1897-1917''' - Register of births and deaths, 1897-1917 FHL US/CAN film 483511 Item 1-2
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Divorce records give the names of the parties and may give the date and place of their marriage. See [[Utah Vital Records#Divorce_Records|Utah Vital Records]] for excellent information.
  
 
===== Death  =====
 
===== Death  =====
  
:*'''1898-1917 '''- San Juan Register of Deaths. {{FHL|242372|item|disp=FHL film 483511 items 4-5}}. The catalog record is titled Register of births and deaths, 1897-1917 and it appears there are only 2 volumes of vital records on this film, but it appears that 2 volumes of deaths were filmed. They cover the years 1898-1905, 1910-1917.
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*'''1898-1917 '''- San Juan Register of Deaths. {{FHL|242372|item|disp=FHL film 483511 items 4-5}}. The catalog record is titled Register of births and deaths, 1897-1917 and it appears there are only 2 volumes of vital records on this film, but it appears that 2 volumes of deaths were filmed. They cover the years 1898-1905, 1910-1917.  
:*'''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, birth date, parents, gender, marital status, spouse and place of residence.
 
  
:'''[http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchburials Utah State Burial Index] '''for death before 1904<br>
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*'''1904-1964''' - {{RecordSearch|1747615|Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964}} at [https://www.familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index and images . 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, birth date, parents, gender, marital status, spouse and place of residence.
  
[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ut/sanjuan/vitals/sjuan.txt USGenWeb Archives San Juan County, Utah] provides the Draft Cards - Birth information of 1917 -1918  
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*'''Pre-1904''' - Utah State [https://heritage.utah.gov/history/cemetery-search Burial Data Base] This site includes information on many Utah residents, who died before 1904.
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ut/sanjuan/vitals/sjuan.txt USGenWeb Archives San Juan County, Utah] provides the Draft Cards - Birth information of 1917 -1918
  
 
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/utah/san-juan-county/ San Juan County, UT History, Records, Facts and Genealogy]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/101783184059839102203 Utah Genealogy Network Community on Google+]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/groups/238289959532145/ Utah Genealogy Network Group on Facebook]
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**{{FHL|United States, Utah, San Juan|place|disp={{PAGENAME}}}} (Select topics)
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**{{FHL|United States, Utah, San Juan,|place|disp=Towns in {{PAGENAME}}}} (Space, then select town)
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*Linkpendium
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*CyndisList
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[http://www.sanjuancounty.org/ www.sanjuancounty.org]<br>Clerk/Auditor: P. O. Box 338<br>Monticello, UT 84535<br>Phone: (435)587-3223<br>Fax: (435)587-2425
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*[[Blanding Utah Family History Center]]200 S Main St, Blanding UT 84511United States [https://www.google.com/maps/preview/place/200+S+Main+St,+Blanding,+UT+84511/@37.622523,-109.4780219,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x8739d476de189e11:0x65360f1d1d03d7d1 Location Map]
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Guide to San Juan County, Utah ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Birth records, marriage and death records, cemeteries, census, church records, probate records, and obituaries—resources to find parents and family history since 1880, when the county was formed
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Founded February 17, 1880
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County Facts

County Courthouse

San Juan County Courthouse
117 South Main Street; PO Box 338
Monticello, Utah 84535
Phone: 448-587-3223

County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1888, divorce and court records from 1891.[1]

Dates for major county records[2]
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1898-present 1887-present 1897-present 1880, 1890... 1883-present 1888-present
For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent counties

Records Loss

There is no known history of courthouse disasters in this county.

Parent Counties

San Juan County, Utah Genealogy was created February 17, 1880 from:Iron Kane and Piute


Boundary Changes

For animated maps illustrating Utah County boundary changes, "Rotating Formation Utah County Boundary Maps" (1849-1960) may be viewed for free at the MapofUS.org website.

  • Boundary changes timeline for San Juan County, Utah Genealogy from "UT: Index of Counties," Newberry Library's Utah Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

Neighboring Counties

San Juan County, Utah Genealogy is surrounded by: Emery | Garfield | Grand | Kane | Wayne | Arizona counties: Apache | Coconino | Navajo | Colorado counties: Dolores | Mesa | Montrose| Montezuma| San Miguel | New Mexico counties: San Juan County
San Juan CountyMontezuma CountySan Miguel CountyDolores CountyMontrose CountyMesa CountyApache CountyNavajo CountyCoconino CountySan Juan CountyKane CountyGarfield CountyWayne CountyEmery CountyGrand CountyColoradoArizonaNew MexicoSanJuan44.JPG


Resources

The types of records that follow are used for genealogy and family history. Most tell what you may learn and how to locate the records. Links to Internet sites usually go directly to San Juan County, Utah Genealogy entries with names, images, or information.

Bible Records

The term "Bible records" refers to the practice of keeping family dates and events in a family Bible. This was a common practice in many European countries and carried over to America. Many of these family Bible records are still in existence and preserved by the descendants of the immigrants. In some cases these family Bibles have found their way into libraries and other repositories.

For an explanation of how to find Bible records and for helpful links see Utah Bible Records. See also United States Bible Records.

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

See United States Business Records
See also Utah Business Records

Cemeteries

Tombstone Transcriptions Online Tombstone Transcriptions in Print List of Cemeteries in the county
FindAGrave Family History Library FindAGrave
UTGravestones WorldCat USGW Tombstone Project
Billion Graves (name) Utah Periodicals Utah Cemeteries and Burials
Billion Graves (cemetery) Linkpendium
UTGenWeb Archives Genealogy Trails
Hometown Locator
Epodunk
See Utah Cemeteries for more information.

Cemetery records often reveal birth, death, relationship, military, and religious information. The spouse and children who died young are frequently buried nearby.

More than tombstone inscriptions, cemetery records include sextons (caretakers) records and interment (burial) records, each with slightly different information. See Utah Cemeteries.

  • Published transcripts of cemetery records are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog at the town level (space, then select the town) or the county level (select Cemeteries).
  • Blanding City Cemetery, Blanding Indian Graveyard, Bluff City FHL Book: 979.259 V3t

Census

Census records 1850 and later list names, ages, and places of birth (state or nation) for everyone in the household. Censuses locate the family and have other clues to find more records about them.

Churches and Religious Groups

The information given in church records depends upon the practices of each religious group. Most include the names of members, often with ages and birth places. Several give birth, christening, or blessing dates for infants. See Utah Church Records for details about various denominations.

  • Church records (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed for San Juan County, Utah Genealogy at the town level (space, then select a town) or county level (select Church topics) in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.
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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San Juan County, Utah Genealogy guide to history and records of LDS wards and branches

Stake(s): San Juan Stake, Utah

Places: Blanding · Bluff  · La Sal · Monticello  ·

List of San Juan County Stakes and Wards to about 1948

  • Monticello - Portrait of our past: a history of Monticello Utah Stake of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- day Saints FHL US/CAN book 979.25 K2

Court Records

Many of your ancestors may be found in court records as defendants, plaintiffs, witnesses, or jurors. Court records can establish family relationships and places of residence, occupations, and other family history information. See Utah Court Records for the various courts through the years.

For specialized court records, see Divorce  · Guardianship  · Land  · Naturalization  · Probate

The County Court and county records are located in the county seat :

Court minutes of San Juan County, Utah 1892-1899

District Court minutes 1896-1921, FHL US/CAN film 483511 Item 3

County Court minutes 1892-1899 FHL US/CAN film 483511 Item 4

Directories

See Utah Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic and Other Groups

Funeral Homes

San Juan Mortuary [3]
370 South Main St.
Blanding, UT 84511
Phone: 435-678-2612
Fax: 435-678-7848

Gazetteers

See Utah Gazetteers

Genealogy


Guardianship

Guardianship of orphans or adults unable to manage their own affairs were handled by the probate and the Federal District courts. See Utah Court Records.

History

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

Before 1300 the Anasazi Indians were inhabiting the land that would some day become San Juan. The cliff dwellings and petroglyphs of the Anasazi still interest many. When pioneers came to the area they not only found a wild country, but Piutes and Navajos. The Spanish explorers had left the country naming the river that flowed though the area, San Juan in memory of Saint John. The State Legislature named the county after the the San Juan River.
The County is located in the southeastern corner of the State having 7,725 square miles more land than any other county in Utah. It also has many state and national parks including Edge of the Cedars Museum and the Goosenecks of the San Juan River. The National parks include part of Canyonlands, Glen Canyon, Hovenweep and Manti-La-Sal Forest. The Natural Bridges and Rainbow Bridge National Monuments are within San Juan County, as well as Cedar Mesa and Comb Wash.
San Juan County had a great deal of growth in the 1940's and 1950's because of the uranium mines in the County and oil which accounted for 94 percent of all property tax in those years. Today the only operating Uranium Processing plant operates in Blanding, San Juan County. Today in all the towns, a major economic resource is tourism because of the many parks within the County both National and State, the other economic resources are livestock and agriculture.
History Timeline
  • Boundary changes timeline for San Juan County, Utah Genealogy from "UT: Index of Counties," Newberry Library's Utah Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
  • 1878 - 1895.  Aneth had a variety of titles, including Riverview (1878-85), Holyoak (1886 to around 1895), Guillette, and finally Aneth, a Hebrew word meaning "The Answer," given by Howard Antes, a Methodist missionary who lived there beginning in 1895.
  • 1879.  The first white man to build a cabin in the Monticello area was likely cattleman Patrick O'Donnell.
  • 1880.  Under the direction of John Taylor, Silas S. Smith led about 230 Mormons on expedition to start a farming community in southeastern Utah. After forging about 200 miles (320 kilometers) of their own trail over difficult terrain, the settlers arrived on the site of Bluff in April 1880. (The trail followed went over and down the "Hole In the Rock", which now opens into one of the tributaries of Lake Powell.)
  • 1880. February 17 San Juan County was created.
  • 1887.  Monticello is the county seat and was settled in July 1887 by pioneers from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The families of George A. Adams, Frederick I. Jones, Parley R. Butt and Charles E. Walton went from Bluff to establish a new settlement. They first set up camp at Verdure near the South Fork of Montezuma Creek on March 11, six miles (10 km) south of what is now Monticello. By the first part of July, the men had begun to plant crops, survey an irrigation ditch, and layout a town site.
  • 1895.  Monticello, named in honor of Thomas Jefferson's estate, became the county seat.
  • 1914.  First known as Grayson (after Nellie Grayson Lyman, wife of settler Joseph Lyman), the town changed its name when a wealthy easterner, Thomas W. Bicknell, offered a thousand-volume library to any town that would adopt his name. Grayson competed with Thurber, Utah (renamed Bicknell) for the prize. Grayson was renamed Blanding after the maiden name of Bicknell's wife, and each of the towns received 500 books.
  • 1915.  The San Juan Record, the county newspaper, was established in Monticello by Oscar Walter McConkie.
  • 1997.  On October 4, President Gordon B. Hinckley, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, announced that the Church would begin to build a new series of "miniature temples." The first of such temples was built in Monticello.
  • 1998.  The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints dedicated theMonticello Utah Temple, the first in a series of mini temples and the 53rd temple for the Church.

Land and Property

Land records (especially deeds) often give the name of a spouse, heir, other relatives, or other clues for further research. They often have other clues for further research, such as witnesses or the other parties who may be relatives or in-laws. See Utah Land and Property for more.

  • County Recorder's Office: check deeds, file mining claims, get assistance in finding ownership of a particular property, and obtain copies of county plat maps. This office has county plat records dating back to 1878, prior records having been destroyed in a fire.

Maps

Maps of Hole-in- the Rock, Utah FHL US/CAN film 1019732

Google Highway map of San Juan County 2012

Migration

Native Races

The Navajo Mountain Community a Social Organzation and Kinship Terminology  by Mary Shapardson and Blodwen Hammond, Publication University of California Press,c 1970 Family History Library (FHL) US/CAN book 970.3 N227

Military

Civil War

Naturalization and Citizenship

Declarations of Intent before 1906 often include the nation of origin, his* foreign and "Americanized" names, residence, and date of arrival. See Utah Naturalization and Citizenship for more information.    (*Women were not naturalized until 1922 in the United States.)

  • Utah, State Archives Records, 1848-2001, a FamilySearch digital collection, contains certificates of naturalization, 1878-1896 and 1896-1933; declaration of intentions 1874-1896 and a1904-1906; petition and record 1907-1942.

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

Probate cases include court actions regarding property and estates of individuals who have died. Records may locate relatives, provide death dates, and identify property. See Utah Probate Records for more information.

Online Probate Records

Wills

Probate records 1888-1912 Record of wills 1922-1966 FHL US/CAN film 483510

Estate Packets

  • Probate register of estates 1888-1966 FHL US/CAN film 483509
  • San Juan County Probate Case Files, No. 1-164, 1888-1933 are included in the FamilySearch Historical Records collection [2]

Additonal resources for probate records:

For Inheritance Tax see Taxation.

Public Records

Taxation

Inhertance tax 1907

Vital Records

See also How to order Utah Vital Records or download an application for Utah Birth CertificateMarriage or Divorce CertificateDeath Certificate Applications to mail.

Birth
Below are the best sources to find birth information (dates and places of birth and names of parents) for San Juan 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:
Birth Before 1880
San Juan County, Utah Genealogy was formed on 17 February 1880.
      If your records show the person was born here before the county was formed,
      search parent counties
Birth 1880 - 1897
No birth records were created for San Juan 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:
Birth 1898 - present
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.
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Marriage
  • 1888-1966 - Marriage license records, 1888-1966 FHL US/CAN film 483508
  • 1897-1917 - Register of births and deaths, 1897-1917 FHL US/CAN film 483511 Item 1-2


Divorce

Divorce records give the names of the parties and may give the date and place of their marriage. See Utah Vital Records for excellent information.

Death
  • 1898-1917 - San Juan Register of Deaths. FHL film 483511 items 4-5. The catalog record is titled Register of births and deaths, 1897-1917 and it appears there are only 2 volumes of vital records on this film, but it appears that 2 volumes of deaths were filmed. They cover the years 1898-1905, 1910-1917.
  • 1904-1964 - Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964 at FamilySearch — index and images . 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, birth date, parents, gender, marital status, spouse and place of residence.
  • Pre-1904 - Utah State Burial Data Base This site includes information on many Utah residents, who died before 1904.

Voting Registers

Websites

Links to indexes or images of records:

Links to San Juan County, Utah Genealogy collections:

Sites that gather links to the Internet

  • Linkpendium
  • CyndisList

Archives, Libraries, etc.

Resources for San Juan County, Utah Genealogy are available in repositories (such as libraries and archives) at all levels: the town, the county, the state (including universities), and the nation.

Check websites and catalogs of archives and libraries for items for this county. Examples: San Juan County, Utah Genealogy items in FamilySearch Library (Utah) or Allen County Public Library (Indiana). When you find items you'd like to access, see Get a Copy

See these headings for San Juan County, Utah Genealogy details: Courthouse · FamilySearch Centers · Libraries · Societies

Courthouse

www.sanjuancounty.org
Clerk/Auditor: P. O. Box 338
Monticello, UT 84535
Phone: (435)587-3223
Fax: (435)587-2425

County seat: Monticello

FamilySearch Centers

Family history centers provide one-on-one assistance and free access to premium genealogical websites. In addition, many centers have free how-to genealogy classes. See family history center for more information. Search the online FHC directory for a nearby family history center.

Libraries

Local public libraries usually have histories, genealogies, indexes of cemeteries, copies of local newspapers, or other records for the area they serve. Many libraries in Utah have an area dedicated to local collections and manuscripts.

  • San Juan County Library; (Admin Library System) 25 West 300 South, Blanding, UT 84511-3829. Phone: 435-678-2335.
    • Collections:

See also Utah Public Library Directory, which provides links to library web pages, addresses, phone numbers, hours, and maps. Does not mention holdings.

Societies

See also a List of Utah Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies

Towns and Communities

Aneth Halls Crossing Halchita, Navajo Mountain Tselakai Dezza
Blanding La Sal Montezuma Creek Monument Valley White Mesa
Bluff Mexican Hat Monticello Spanish Valley

The earliest pioneer settlers to the San Juan area were part of a group which came to be called the "San Juan or Hole-In-The-Rock Mission." The Mission was sent by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints or Mormon's  to win the favor of the indians and to establish good relations thus they needed to find a route in that wild country. Before they could come Captain Silas Sanford Smith was asked to lead twenty-four scouts, cattle and other loose animals besides their pack-horses. Two families Harriman and Davis familys  were to prepare to help the other pioneers that would take part in the "Hole-In -The-Rock Mission" A list of many of those early settlers is available online.

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), San Juan County, Utah Page 687 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  2. 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.
  3. Funeral Home and Cemetery Directory.(Youngstown, OH: Nomis Publications, Inc., c2009,937.
  4. "San Juan County, Utah: Family History and Genealogy, Census, Birth, Marriage, Death Vital Records and More," Linkpendium, http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/UT/San_Juan/, accessed 1 February 2012.