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<div style="padding-left: 1px; width: 74%; float: left;"><center>''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Utah''</center><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to Utah, the Beehive State{{/p}} [[Image:{{UTMonumentValley}}|thumb]]'''''Major Online Resources'''''  
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<div style="padding-left: 1px; width: 73%; float: left;"><center>''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Utah''</center><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to Utah, the Beehive State{{/p}} [[Image:{{UTMonumentValley}}|thumb]]'''''Major Online Resources'''''  
 
*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/indexes/20842.htm Utah Death Certificates 1904-1961]. These tell birth (some in 1840's!), parents, spouse. (Free)  
 
*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/indexes/20842.htm Utah Death Certificates 1904-1961]. These tell birth (some in 1840's!), parents, spouse. (Free)  
 
*[http://history.utah.gov/research_and_collections/cemeteries/index.html Utah Burial Database] often gives birthdate. (Free)  
 
*[http://history.utah.gov/research_and_collections/cemeteries/index.html Utah Burial Database] often gives birthdate. (Free)  
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== Utah Counties  ==
 
== Utah Counties  ==
  
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{{UTmap}} To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[Template:UTmap|click here]].  
 
{{UTmap}} To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[Template:UTmap|click here]].  
  
{{wpd|List of counties in Utah}} from Wikipedia
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{{wpd|List of counties in Utah}} from Wikipedia  
 
 
'''Extinct or renamed counties:&nbsp;'''[[Carson County, Nevada|Carson]]{{·}} [[Cedar County, Utah|Cedar]]{{·}} [[Desert County, Utah|Desert]]{{·}} [[Greasewood County, Utah|Greasewood]]{{·}} [[Great Salt Lake County, Utah|Great Salt Lake]]{{·}} [[Green River County, Utah|Green River]]{{·}} [[Humboldt County, Nevada|Humboldt]]{{·}} [[Little Salt Lake County, Utah|Little&nbsp;Salt Lake]]{{·}} [[Malad County, Idaho|Malad]]{{·}} [[Richland County, Utah|Richland]]{{·}} [[Rio Virgin County, Utah|Rio Virgin]]{{·}} [[Saint Mary's County, Nevada|Saint Mary's]]{{·}} [[Shambip County, Utah|Shambip]]
 
 
 
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'''Extinct or renamed counties: '''[[Carson County, Nevada|Carson]]{{·}} [[Cedar County, Utah|Cedar]]{{·}} [[Desert County, Utah|Desert]]{{·}} [[Greasewood County, Utah|Greasewood]]{{·}} [[Great Salt Lake County, Utah|Great Salt Lake]]{{·}} [[Green River County, Utah|Green River]]{{·}} [[Humboldt County, Nevada|Humboldt]]{{·}} [[Little Salt Lake County, Utah|Little&nbsp;Salt Lake]]{{·}} [[Malad County, Idaho|Malad]]{{·}} [[Richland County, Utah|Richland]]{{·}} [[Rio Virgin County, Utah|Rio Virgin]]{{·}} [[Saint Mary's County, Nevada|Saint Mary's]]{{·}} [[Shambip County, Utah|Shambip]]
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[[California Trail]]{{·}} [[Central Overland Trail]]{{·}} [[Mormon Trail]]{{·}} [[Mormon Trail to Southern California]]{{·}} [[Old Spanish Trail]]{{·}} [[Central Pacific Railroad]]{{·}} [[Union Pacific Railroad]]{{·}} [[Southern Pacific Railroad]]{{·}} [[Denver and Rio Grande Railroad]]  
 
[[California Trail]]{{·}} [[Central Overland Trail]]{{·}} [[Mormon Trail]]{{·}} [[Mormon Trail to Southern California]]{{·}} [[Old Spanish Trail]]{{·}} [[Central Pacific Railroad]]{{·}} [[Union Pacific Railroad]]{{·}} [[Southern Pacific Railroad]]{{·}} [[Denver and Rio Grande Railroad]]  
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=== Utah Featured Articles  ===
 
=== Utah Featured Articles  ===
  
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| article = LDS Emigration and Immigration
 
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[http://histfam.familysearch.org/search.php?tree=earyutah&lnqualify=contains&mylastname=&fnqualify=contains&myfirstname=&idqualify=equals&mypersonid=&bpqualify=contains&mybirthplace=&byqualify=&mybirthyear=&cpqualify=contains&myaltbirthplace=&cyqualify=&myaltbirthyear=&dpqualify=contains&mydeathplace=&dyqualify=&mydeathyear=&brpqualify=contains&myburialplace=&bryqualify=&myburialyear=&gequalify=equals&mygender=&spqualify=contains&mysplname=&offset=0&mybool=AND&nr=50 The Early Utah Community Trees] project merged the following to create families and extended lineages: <br>  
 
[http://histfam.familysearch.org/search.php?tree=earyutah&lnqualify=contains&mylastname=&fnqualify=contains&myfirstname=&idqualify=equals&mypersonid=&bpqualify=contains&mybirthplace=&byqualify=&mybirthyear=&cpqualify=contains&myaltbirthplace=&cyqualify=&myaltbirthyear=&dpqualify=contains&mydeathplace=&dyqualify=&mydeathyear=&brpqualify=contains&myburialplace=&bryqualify=&myburialyear=&gequalify=equals&mygender=&spqualify=contains&mysplname=&offset=0&mybool=AND&nr=50 The Early Utah Community Trees] project merged the following to create families and extended lineages: <br>  
  
*1850-1880, 1900, and 1920 US Census records for Utah  
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*1850-1880, 1900, 1920, 1930, and 1940 US Census records for Utah  
 
*Extracted Utah Vital Records (births 1892 to 1941, marriages 1887 to 1966, deaths and burials 1880's to 1956)  
 
*Extracted Utah Vital Records (births 1892 to 1941, marriages 1887 to 1966, deaths and burials 1880's to 1956)  
 
*Veterans burials from territorial time to 1966
 
*Veterans burials from territorial time to 1966
  
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*[http://histfam.familysearch.org/search.php?%20nr=50&tree=Greeks The Greeks in the West Community Tree] project includes 5000+ Greek men who immigrated to the Western United States between 1900 and 1924 -- many to work in the mines and on the railroads of Utah, [[Colorado]], [[Wyoming]] and [[Nevada]]. This is an on-going project to document the lineage and preserve the heritage of these immigrants and their descendants. It is part of the [http://www.westernhellenicancestry.com Western Hellenic Ancestry and Museum] and the [http://utahethnicandminingmuseumofmagna.com/ Ethnic and Mining Museum of Magna]. Initial work is focused on the mining communities in [[Carbon County, Utah|Carbon]] and [[Salt Lake County, Utah|Salt Lake]] counties of Utah.
 
*[http://histfam.familysearch.org/search.php?%20nr=50&tree=Greeks The Greeks in the West Community Tree] project includes 5000+ Greek men who immigrated to the Western United States between 1900 and 1924 -- many to work in the mines and on the railroads of Utah, [[Colorado]], [[Wyoming]] and [[Nevada]]. This is an on-going project to document the lineage and preserve the heritage of these immigrants and their descendants. It is part of the [http://www.westernhellenicancestry.com Western Hellenic Ancestry and Museum] and the [http://utahethnicandminingmuseumofmagna.com/ Ethnic and Mining Museum of Magna]. Initial work is focused on the mining communities in [[Carbon County, Utah|Carbon]] and [[Salt Lake County, Utah|Salt Lake]] counties of Utah.
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*[[Utah Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Utah Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Utah County Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah County Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Utah County Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah County Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
*[[Utah Statewide Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Statewide Death Certificates]] *[[Utah Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Death and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Utah Statewide Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Statewide Death Certificates]]
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*[[Utah Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Death and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Utah Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Utah Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Utah, Davis County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Davis County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Utah, Davis County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Davis County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
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*[[Utah, Territorial Militia Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah, Territorial Militia Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Utah, Territorial Militia Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah, Territorial Militia Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]  
 
*[[Utah Veterans Burial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Veterans Burial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Utah Veterans Burial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Veterans Burial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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=== Obtain additional help  ===
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*[[Professional Genealogists who specialize in Utah Research|Consult a Professional Genealogist]]
  
 
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Revision as of 18:43, 24 July 2013

Utah Wiki Topics
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Beginning Research
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Utah Background
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Welcome to Utah, the Beehive State

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Major Online Resources
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Online Records



Utah Counties

Click on the county name or the map below to go to a county page.

Box Elder CountyCache CountyRich CountyWeber CountyMorgan CountyDavis CountySalt Lake CountyTooele CountyJuab CountyUtah CountyWasatch CountyDuchesne CountySummit CountyDaggett CountyUintah CountyCarbon CountySanpete CountyMillard CountySevier CountyEmery CountyGrand CountyBeaver CountyPiute CountyWayne CountySan Juan CountyGarfield CountyIron CountyWashington CountyKane CountyUtahmap.png
To see a larger version of the map, click here.

List of counties in Utah from Wikipedia

Extinct or renamed counties: Carson · Cedar · Desert · Greasewood · Great Salt Lake · Green River · Humboldt · Little Salt Lake · Malad · Richland · Rio Virgin · Saint Mary's · Shambip

Major Repositories

Family History Library · Utah State Archives · Utah State Historical Society · Church History Library · Brigham Young University · Salt Lake City Public Library · University of Utah · National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver) · Allen County Public Library

Migration Routes

California Trail · Central Overland Trail · Mormon Trail · Mormon Trail to Southern California · Old Spanish Trail · Central Pacific Railroad · Union Pacific Railroad · Southern Pacific Railroad · Denver and Rio Grande Railroad

Utah Featured Articles

Pioneers Crossing the Plains of Nebraska by C-1-.C.A. Christensen.png
Tracing LDS Ancestors
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Veterans Burial Records
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Land and
Property

Salt Lake City Public Library Main Branch exterior at night.jpg
SLC
Public Library

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Emigration and
Immigration

Community Tree

The Early Utah Community Trees project merged the following to create families and extended lineages:

  • 1850-1880, 1900, 1920, 1930, and 1940 US Census records for Utah
  • Extracted Utah Vital Records (births 1892 to 1941, marriages 1887 to 1966, deaths and burials 1880's to 1956)
  • Veterans burials from territorial time to 1966

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Records in the Historical Record Collections described in Wiki Articles

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