Daggett County, Utah Genealogy

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Revision as of 17:02, 15 September 2012

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Daggett County, Utah
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Location in the state of Utah
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Location of Utah in the U.S.
Founded March 4, 1917
County Seat Manila
Address Daggett County Clerk/Treasurer
95 N 1st W
Manila, UT 84046
Website: www.daggettcounty.org
Named for: Ellsworth Daggett[2]
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Helpful Facts

County Courthouse

Daggett County Courthouse
95 North 1st Street P O Box 219
Manila, UT 84046-0218

County Clerk has marriage, burial, divorce,
probate, court and land records from 1918[3]

Parent Counties

Daggett County, Utah Genealogy was created March 4, 1917 from: Summit and Uintah

Neighboring Counties


Daggett County, Utah Genealogy is surrounded by: Duchesne | Summit | Uintah | in Colorado: Moffat | in Wyoming: Sweetwater


Bible Records


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

Business Records and Commerce


Daggett County Cemeteries at the Utah State Historical site 


The 1920, and 1930 U.S. federal population schedules of Daggett 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.

  • 1920
  • 1930

Church Records

Early church records, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, for Daggett County Wards and Branches can be found on film and are located at the LDS Family History Library in Salt Lake City. The film numbers, for each ward, can be locate through the Family History Library Catalog at https://www.familysearch.org/. Or by refering to Jaussi, Laureen R., and Gloria D. Chaston. Register of Genealogical Society Call Numbers. 2 vols. Provo, Utah: Genealogy Tree, 1982. (FHL book 979.2258 A3j; fiche 6031507). These volumes contain the film numbers for many (but not all) membership and temple record films.

Court Records

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


Ethnic and Other Groups

Funeral Homes



A FamilySearch Community Tree is available for this place.


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

A History of Daggett County online at Marriott Library Digital Collections.

Daggett County received its name from Ellworth Daggett, the first surveyor.

History Timeline

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

  • 1870. Ranchers and pioneers begin to move to the area.
  • 1918. Daggett County created by Utah Legislature.  Named for Ellsworth Daggett, the first surveyor-general of Utah.
  • 1919. Daggett County lost a portion to Uintah County and on 11 May 1943 the boundaries were clarified and located on the public land survey lines.[4]
  • 1957. Town of Dutch John constructed by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to house workers working on construction of Flaming Gorge Dam.

Land and Property




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.

  • Utah Digital Newspapers Project presents newspaper images online. Search All Newspapers by name or keywords, or Browse by County to view all newspapers digitized for Daggett County, Utah Genealogy.
    • Since no newspapers are listed for this county, search neighboring counties.


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


Daggett County Official Website

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Daggett County, Utah

Daggett County, Utah
95 North 1st West
Manila, UT 84046
Phone (435) 784-3154
Fax (435) 784-3335

County seat: Manila

Family History Centers


Vital Records

Below are the best sources to find birth information (dates and places of birth and names of parents) for Daggett 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 1917
Daggett County, Utah Genealogy was formed on 4 Marach 1917.

      If your records show the person was born here before the county was formed,
      search parent counties

1917 -1897
No birth records were created for Daggett 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:
  • Vital Records(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Daggett County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.
  • Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed at https://www.familysearch.org/.  Utah requires a death certificate before a burial is completed.  A death certificate may contain information as to the name of the deceased, date of death, and place of death, as well as the age, birthdate, parents, gender, marital status, spouse and place of residence.

Voting Registers

Towns and Communities

Other Populated Places


  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. "List of counties in Utah," Wikipedia.
  3. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Daggett County, Utah Page 686 {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  4. Newberry Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, Utah: Individual County Chronologies, Daggett County, http://publications.newberry.org/ahcbp/documents/UT_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#Individual_County_Chronologies, Accessed 25 July 2011.
  5. "Daggett County, Utah: Family History and Genealogy, Census, Birth, Marriage, Death Vital Records and More," Linkpendium, http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/UT/Daggett/, accessed 1 February 2012.