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{{Utah-stub}}''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Utah|Utah]] > Wasatch County''  
  
 
== County Courthouse  ==
 
== County Courthouse  ==
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[http://www.co.wasatch.ut.us/ Wasatch County], Utah  
 
[http://www.co.wasatch.ut.us/ Wasatch County], Utah  
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
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Named for a Ute Indian word, meaning mountain pass or low place in the high mountains. The county seat is Heber City. It is largest city in the county.  
 
Named for a Ute Indian word, meaning mountain pass or low place in the high mountains. The county seat is Heber City. It is largest city in the county.  
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==== Parent County  ====
 
==== Parent County  ====
  
 
*'''1862--'''Wasatch County was created 17 January 1862 from [[Davis County, Utah|Davis]] and Green River Counties (old). There is no longer a Green River County.
 
*'''1862--'''Wasatch County was created 17 January 1862 from [[Davis County, Utah|Davis]] and Green River Counties (old). There is no longer a Green River County.
  
'''County seat: '''Heber City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>
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'''County seat: '''Heber City <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
  
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
  
[[Duchesne County, Utah|Duchesne]] | [[Salt Lake County, Utah|Salt Lake]] | [[Summit County, Utah|Summit]] | [[Utah County, Utah|Utah]]
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[[Duchesne County, Utah|Duchesne]] | [[Salt Lake County, Utah|Salt Lake]] | [[Summit County, Utah|Summit]] | [[Utah County, Utah|Utah]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Cemeteries ====
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==== Census  ====
 
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==== Church  ====
 
==== Church  ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
  
*Buysville
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*Buysville  
*Center
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*Center  
*Charleston
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*Charleston  
*Daniel
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*Daniel  
*Daniel's Creek
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*Daniel's Creek  
*Elkhorn
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*Elkhorn  
*Heber
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*Heber  
*Heber 1
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*Heber 1  
*Heber 2
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*Heber 2  
*Heber 3
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*Heber 3  
*Heber 4
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*Heber 4  
*Heber E.
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*Heber E.  
*Heber W.
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*Heber W.  
*Midway
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*Midway  
*Midway 1
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*Midway 1  
*Midway 2
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*Midway 2  
 
*Wallsburg
 
*Wallsburg
  
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*One major resouce for newspapers throughout Utah is the University of Utah's [http://digitalnewspapers.org/ Utah Digital Newspapers] project "with more than 600,000 pages of digitized Utah historical newspapers." One newspaper from Wasatch County is included in this digital project, the ''Wasatch Wave''. [[Utah Newspapers|Read more...]] about using Utah newspapers for your family history research.
 
*One major resouce for newspapers throughout Utah is the University of Utah's [http://digitalnewspapers.org/ Utah Digital Newspapers] project "with more than 600,000 pages of digitized Utah historical newspapers." One newspaper from Wasatch County is included in this digital project, the ''Wasatch Wave''. [[Utah Newspapers|Read more...]] about using Utah newspapers for your family history research.
  
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
'''''Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -'''''A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed on the [http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1004924 Family Search Record Search Pilot] .&nbsp; Utah requires a death certificate before a burial is completed.&nbsp; A death certificate may contain information as to the name of the deceased, date of death, and place of death, as well as&nbsp;the age, birthdate, parents, gender, marital status, spouse and place of residence.
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'''''Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -'''''A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed on the [http://search.labs.familysearch.org/recordsearch/start.html#p=collectionDetails;t=searchable;c=1004924 Family Search Record Search Pilot] .&nbsp; Utah requires a death certificate before a burial is completed.&nbsp; A death certificate may contain information as to the name of the deceased, date of death, and place of death, as well as&nbsp;the age, birthdate, parents, gender, marital status, spouse and place of residence.  
  
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
 
== Societies and Libraries  ==
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Wasatch_County,_Utah]]
 
[[Category:Wasatch_County,_Utah]]

Revision as of 05:16, 28 August 2010

Template:Utah-stubUnited States  > Utah > Wasatch County

County Courthouse

Wasatch County, Utah

History

Named for a Ute Indian word, meaning mountain pass or low place in the high mountains. The county seat is Heber City. It is largest city in the county.

Parent County

  • 1862--Wasatch County was created 17 January 1862 from Davis and Green River Counties (old). There is no longer a Green River County.

County seat: Heber City [1]

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Places/Localities

Populated Places

Neighboring Counties

Duchesne | Salt Lake | Summit | Utah

Resources

Cemeteries

Census

  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Buysville
  • Center
  • Charleston
  • Daniel
  • Daniel's Creek
  • Elkhorn
  • Heber
  • Heber 1
  • Heber 2
  • Heber 3
  • Heber 4
  • Heber E.
  • Heber W.
  • Midway
  • Midway 1
  • Midway 2
  • Wallsburg

Court

Land

Local Histories

Maps

Military

Newspapers

  • One major resouce for newspapers throughout Utah is the University of Utah's Utah Digital Newspapers project "with more than 600,000 pages of digitized Utah historical newspapers." One newspaper from Wasatch County is included in this digital project, the Wasatch Wave. Read more... about using Utah newspapers for your family history research.

Probate

Taxation

Vital Records

Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed on the Family Search Record Search Pilot .  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.

Societies and Libraries

Web Sites

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).