Kane County, Utah

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Kanab, UT 84741,(435) 644-2537.
  
 
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Revision as of 22:02, 7 September 2012

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Dates for major county records[1]
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1900-present 1887-present 1900-present 1870, 1880... 1872-present 1878-present
For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries | Parent counties
Kane County, Utah
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Map of Utah highlighting Kane County
Location in the state of Utah
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Facts
Founded January 16, 1864
County Seat Kanab
Courthouse
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Address 76 North Main St.
Kanab, UT 84741
Website: kane.utah.gov
Named for: Thomas_L._Kane
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Contents

Helpful Facts

County Courthouse

Kane County Courthouse
76 North Main Street
Kanab, Ut 84741
Phone: 435-644-2458

County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records;
County Recorder has land records[2]

Parent Counties

Kane County, Utah was created January 16, 1864 from: Washington


Neighboring Counties

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Kane County, Utah is surrounded by: Garfield | Iron | San Juan | Washington | Arizona counties: Coconino | Mohave




Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

The USGenWeb Archives, Kane County, Utah containes information in the following two cemeteries:

  • Alton Cemetery, 800 South & 400 West, Alton, UT 84710; Phone: (801) 648-2142. The Survewy is up to 1997 and includes Birth, Death, and Grave locations.
  • Pahreah Cemetery: Note: This information comes from a metal plaque mounted on a rock monument. There are no longer any headstones on individual graves.  Conaines 13 names.

Census

The 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 U.S. federal population schedules of Kane 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.

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

Church History

Church Records

Early church records, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, for Kane 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

Directories

Ethnic and Other Groups

Funeral Homes

Mosdell Mortuary[3]
676 South Highway 89A
Kanab, UT 84741
Phone: 435-644-2214
Toll Free 877-644-2214
Fax: 435-644-2321

Gazetteers

Kane County Utah Home Town Locator

Genealogy

A FamilySearch Community Tree is available for this place.

History

History Timeline

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

  • 1862. Glendale founded by Mormon Pioneers John and William Berry
  • 1864. Area around what later became Kanab first settled
  • 1864 January 16: Kane County was created from Washington County County and Toquerville was designated as the County Seat.
  • 1865. Alton was first settled by Lorenzo W. Roundy
  • 1866. Glendale abandoned due to Indian attacks
  • 1870. Kanab founded when 10 Mormon families moved there
  • 1871. Glendale resettled by Mormon Pioneers
  • 1875. Brigham Young directed Orderville to be established and to live the United Order.
  • 1883. County seat was moved to Kanab and Toquerville was moved back into Washington County.
  • 1939-40’s. + Kanab was known as “little Hollywood” for the number of western movies and t.v. series filmed there


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

Land and Property

Maps

US Atlas Kane County 1895

Migration

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

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:

The USGenWeb Archives, Kane County, Utah containes three obituaries in transcribed form: Maira De Grey Smith, Ella and Sarah Spilsbury.

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;

Public Records

Resource Repositories

Courthouses

County seat: Kanab

Family History Centers
Libraries
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Kane County (Utah). County Clerk Birth Register 1900-1905

Birth
1898-present
County clerks became responsible for recording births beginning in 1898.[4] 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[5] are open to the public.
  • Online index to births 1900–1905 Series 83801  for Kane County, Utah by the Utah State Archives. (Free) Search by names of parents, as many entries do not give the child's name. Each entry includes date of birth, sex, residence, etc.
    • FamilySearch Library copy: FSL film 48819 item 1 . This county collection has no child's names from 1900-1902. There are child's names from 1903-1905. (Census or church records will help.)
  • 1906-1910 online images for Kane County, Utah at the State Archives. Browse the "not yet indexed" area by year and county. Most entries do have names of children.
  • Online Utah, Births and Christenings, 1892-1941, a FamilySearch Historical Records Collection. (Index only, free). Created from the old IGI, this is a mix of some extracted records and submissions by patrons. Please realize it is not complete.
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.

Kanab, UT 84741,(435) 644-2537.

Marriage

Kane County Marriage license records 1887-1966 and applications 1920-1966 are on film at the LDS Family History Library, films numbers 484815 & 484816.

Death

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.

Utah State Burial Data Base  This site includes information on many Utah residents, who died before 1904.

Death Record Substitutes

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

Voting Registers

Towns and Communities

Kanab

Alton | Big Water | Glendale | Orderville

Duck Creek Village | Mount Carmel Junction

Paria

References

  1. Alice Eichholz, Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, 3rd ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry Pub., 2004), 676-677. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 2004.
  2. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kane County, Utah Page 687 {WorldCat|50140092|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
  3. Funeral Home & Cemetery Directory.(Youngstown, OH: Nomis Publications, Inc., c2009,938.
  4. Utah State Archives, Birth Records guide, accessed 28 July 2012.)
  5. State Department of Health Birth, Marriage, and Death Certificates page. Accessed 7/31/2012
  6. "Kane County, Utah: Family History and Genealogy, Census, Birth, Marriage, Death Vital Records and More," Linkpendium, http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/UT/Kane/, accessed 1 February 2012.