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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Utah|Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] '''''Kane County'''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Utah]] ''[[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] '''Kane County, Utah''' <br> <br>
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Guide to Kane County, Utah genealogy. [[Kane County, Utah#Birth|Birth records]], [[Kane County, Utah#Marriage|marriage]] and [[Kane County, Utah#Death|death records]], [[Kane County, Utah#Cemeteries|cemeteries]], [[Kane County, Utah#Census|census]], [[Kane County, Utah#Churches_and_Religious_Groups|church records]], [[Kane County, Utah#Probate_Records|probate records]], and [[Kane County, Utah#Obituaries|obituaries]]—resources to find parents and family history since 1865, when the [[Kane County, Utah#Parent_Counties|county was formed]]. <br>[[Image:{{UTKaneCoyoteGulch}}]]
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<br><br> '''Quick start:'''
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*[[Kane County, Utah#Census|Census]]
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*[[Kane County, Utah#Birth|Birth]]
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*[[Kane County, Utah#Marriage|Marriage]]
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*[[Kane County, Utah#Death|Death]]
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*[[Kane County, Utah#Churches_and_Religious_Groups|Church]]
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Kane County
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| county_map = Ut-kane.png
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| state = Utah
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| founded year = 1864
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| founded date = January 16
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| seat wl = Kanab
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| building image = utahkanecourthouse.jpg
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| building address = 76 North Main St., Kanab, UT 84741
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| web = kane.utah.gov/
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| named for = {{wpd|Thomas_L._Kane}}
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| named for image = ThomasLKane.jpg
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| adoption_sign = Adoption Utah Genealogical Association}}
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=== County Facts  ===
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==== County Courthouse  ====
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[http://kane.utah.gov/ Kane County Courthouse]<br>76 North Main Street<br>Kanab, Ut 84741<br>Phone: 435-644-2458
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County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records.<br>County Recorder has land records.<ref name="HBG">''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|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
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| width="100%" align="center" bgcolor="#ccff66" 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="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="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''For earlier dates, try...[[Kane County, Utah#Churches_and_Religious_Groups|Church]] &#124; [[Kane County, Utah#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Kane County, Utah#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] &#124; [[Kane County, Utah#Parent_Counties|Parent counties]]'''
 
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{{Infobox U.S. County
 
| county = Kane County
 
| county_map = Ut-kane.png
 
| state = Utah
 
| state_map = Utah.png
 
| founded year = 1864
 
| founded date = January 16
 
| seat wl = Kanab
 
| building image = utahkanecourthouse.jpg
 
| building address = 76 North Main St.<br>Kanab, UT 84741
 
| web = kane.utah.gov/
 
| named for = {{wpd|Thomas_L._Kane}}
 
| named for image = ThomasLKane.jpg
 
| adoption_sign = Adoption Utah Genealogical Association
 
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=== Helpful Facts  ===
 
 
==== County Courthouse  ====
 
 
[http://kane.utah.gov/ Kane County Courthouse]<br>76 North Main Street<br>Kanab, Ut 84741<br>Phone: 435-644-2458
 
 
County Clerk has marriage, divorce, probate and court records.<br>County Recorder has land records.<ref name="HBG">''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|1049485|item|disp=FHL Book 973 D27e 2002}}.</ref>
 
 
 
==== Parent Counties  ====
 
==== Parent Counties  ====
  
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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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See [http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Utah/documents/UT_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#KANE UT: Index of Counties]... from Newberry Library's ''Utah Atlas of Historical County Boundaries'', for a timeline of boundary changes for {{PAGENAME}}.
  
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
 
==== Neighboring Counties  ====
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=== Resources  ===
 
=== 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, Kane|place|disp={{PAGENAME}}}} items in the FamilySearch Library Catalog. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see [[Kane County, Utah#Archives.2C_Libraries.2C_etc.|Archives and Libraries]].}}
  
 
==== Bible Records  ====
 
==== Bible Records  ====
  
==== Biography  ====
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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.
  
*{{FHL|Utah,&nbsp;Kane - Biography|subject|disp=Biographies}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Kane County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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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]].
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==== Biography  ====
  
 
==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
 
==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
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See [[United States Business Records]]<br>
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See also [[Utah Business Records]]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
*[http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/cemeteryresults Kane County Cemeteries]&nbsp;'''at the Utah State Historical site.'''
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{{UTCoCemeteries}}
  
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/kane.htm The USGenWeb Archives, Kane County, Utah] containes information in the following two cemeteries:
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*Published transcripts of cemetery records are listed in the FamilySearch Library catalog at the {{FHL|United States, Utah, Kane,|place|disp=town}} (space, then select the town) or the {{FHL|United States, Utah, Kane|place|disp=county}} level (select '''Cemeteries''').
  
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/cemeteries/alton.txt Alton Cemetery], 800 South &amp; 400 West, Alton, UT 84710; Phone: (801) 648-2142. The Survewy is up to 1997 and includes Birth, Death, and Grave locations.
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| width="30%" bgcolor="#ffffbb" | <center>'''Published Grave<br> Transcripts''' </center>
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| bgcolor="#FFEBCD" | <center>'''Lists of Cemeteries<br>in the County'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#FFFFca" | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/2078505 Early Church Info File]
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| bgcolor="#FFF8DC" | [http://usgwtombstones.org/utah/kane.htm USGenWeb Tombstone Project]
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| bgcolor="#E0FFFF" | [http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchburials Utah Cemeteries and Burial Database] (Select the county)
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| bgcolor="#FFFFca" | [http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=Kane+County%2C+Utah%2C+cemeteries&qt=results_page WorldCat]
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| bgcolor="#FFF8DC" | [http://usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/kane.htm UTGenWeb Cemeteries]
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| bgcolor="#E0FFFF" | [http://utahgravestones.org/cemeteries.php?selected_cid=13 Utah Gravestones]
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| bgcolor="#FFF8DC" | [http://www.epodunk.com/cgi-bin/localList.php?local=22842&locTGroup=Cemeteries&direction=down&sec=0&qty=5&stateAbbv=&stateName= Epodunk]
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| bgcolor="#E0FFFF" | [http://usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/kane.htm UTGenWeb Cemeteries]
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| bgcolor="#FFF8DC" | [http://utah.hometownlocator.com/features/cultural,class,cemetery,scfips,49025.cfm Utah Hometown Locator Cemeteries]
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| bgcolor="#E0FFFF" | [http://billiongraves.com/pages/search/index.php#country=United+States&state=Utah&county=Kane&search_text=&action=search_cemetery Billion Graves]
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| bgcolor="#FFF8DC" | [http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchcemetery Utah Cemeteries Search] (Select the county)
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| bgcolor="#E0FFFF" | [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/1542862 Veterans to 1966]
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*[http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/cemeteryresults Kane County Cemeteries] '''at the Utah State Historical site.'''
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[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/kane.htm The USGenWeb Archives, Kane County, Utah] contains information in the following two cemeteries:
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/cemeteries/alton.txt Alton Cemetery], 800 South 400 West, Alton, UT 84710; Phone: (801) 648-2142. The Survey is up to 1997 and includes Birth, Death, and Grave locations.
  
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/cemeteries/pahreah.txt Pahreah Cemetery]: Note: This information comes from a metal plaque mounted on a rock monument. There are no longer any headstones on individual graves.&nbsp; Conaines 13 names.
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/cemeteries/pahreah.txt Pahreah Cemetery]: Note: This information comes from a metal plaque mounted on a rock monument. There are no longer any headstones on individual graves.&nbsp; Conaines 13 names.
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==== Census  ====
 
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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|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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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.
  
*{{FHL|Utah,&nbsp;Kane - Church History|subject|disp=Church Histories}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Juab County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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*Church records (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed for {{PAGENAME}} at the {{FHL|United States, Utah, Kane, |place|disp=town level}} (space, then select a town) or {{FHL|United States, Utah, Kane|place|disp=county level}} (select '''Church''' topics) in the FamilySearch Library Catalog.
  
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===== The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons) =====
  
Early church records, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, for&nbsp;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.<br>
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{{UTChurchBlurb}} {{UTChurchLDSTableBeg}} '''Stake(s):''' [[Kanab Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Kanab Stake, Utah]]
  
*{{FHL|Utah,&nbsp;Kane -&nbsp;Church Records|subject|disp=Church Records}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Kane County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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'''Places:''' [[Alton, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Alton]] {{·}} [[Glendale, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Glendale]]{{·}} [[Kanab, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Kanab]] {{·}} [[Mount Carmel Junction, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Mount Carmel Junction]]{{·}} [[Orderville, Utah LDS Wards and Branches|Orderville]]
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Linked below are the ward and stake records for Kane County, Utah on microfilm at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]]. Click on a ward for records (up to about 1948). <br><br> {{FHL|Saints. Alton Ward|corporate|disp=Alton Ward}}{{}} {{FHL|Saints. Cannonville Ward|corporate|disp=Cannonville Ward}}{{•}} {{FHL|Saints. Glendale Ward|corporate|disp=Glendale Ward}}{{•}} {{FHL|Saints. Johnson Ward|corporate|disp=Johnson Ward}}{{•}} {{FHL|Saints. Kanab North Ward|corporate|disp=Kanab North Ward}}{{•}} {{FHL|Saints. Kanab South Ward|corporate|disp=Kanab South Ward}}{{•}} {{FHL|Saints. Kanab Stake|corporate|disp=Kanab Stake}}{{•}} {{FHL|Saints. Kanab Ward|corporate|disp=Kanab Ward}}{{•}} {{FHL|Saints. Mount Carmel Ward|corporate|disp=Mount Carmel Ward}}{{•}} {{FHL|Saints. Orderville Ward|corporate|disp=Orderville Ward}}{{•}} {{FHL|Pahrea Ward|title|disp=Pahrea Ward}}{{•}} {{FHL|Saints. Panguitch Stake|corporate|disp=Panguitch Stake}}
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*For a timeline history and boundaries of wards that existed in 1930, click to [[Kanab Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Kanab Stake, Utah]].  
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*For later records, check with the [[Church History Library]].
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==== Court Records  ====
 
==== Court Records  ====
  
*{{FHL|Utah,&nbsp;Kane - Court Records|subject|disp=Court Records}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Kane County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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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]
  
*{{FHL|Utah,Kane- Directories|subject|disp=Directories}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Kane County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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==== Directories ====
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==== Funeral Homes  ====
 
==== Funeral Homes  ====
  
Mosdell Mortuary<ref>''Funeral Home &amp; Cemetery Directory''.(Youngstown, OH: Nomis Publications, Inc., c2009,938.</ref><br>676 South Highway 89A<br>Kanab, UT 84741<br>Phone: 435-644-2214<br>Toll Free 877-644-2214<br>Fax: 435-644-2321  
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Mosdell Mortuary<ref>''Funeral Home Cemetery Directory''.(Youngstown, OH: Nomis Publications, Inc., c2009,938.</ref><br>676 South Highway 89A<br>Kanab, UT 84741<br>Phone: 435-644-2214<br>Toll Free 877-644-2214<br>Fax: 435-644-2321  
  
 
==== Gazetteers  ====
 
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[http://utah.hometownlocator.com/ut/kane/ Kane County Utah Home Town Locator]  
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*[http://utah.hometownlocator.com/ut/kane/ Kane County Utah Home Town Locator]
  
 
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Guardianship of orphans or adults unable to manage their own affairs were handled by the [[Kane County, Utah#Probate_Records|probate]] and the Federal District courts. See [[Utah Court Records]].
  
 
{{CommunityTree}}  
 
{{CommunityTree}}  
  
 
==== History  ====
 
==== History  ====
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*Bradley, Martha Sonntag. [http://utah.ptfs.com/awweb/main.jsp?flag=browse&smd=1&awdid=13 ''A history of Kane County, Utah''] Centennial County History Series
  
 
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See [http://historical-county.newberry.org/website/Utah/documents/UT_Individual_County_Chronologies.htm#KANE UT: Index of Counties]... from Newberry Library's ''Utah Atlas of Historical County Boundaries'', for a timeline of boundary changes for {{PAGENAME}}.
  
 
NOTE: Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were gleaned from ''Wikipedia'' for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kane_County,_Utah Kane County]  
 
NOTE: Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were gleaned from ''Wikipedia'' for [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kane_County,_Utah Kane County]  
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*'''1883'''. County seat was moved to Kanab and Toquerville was moved back into Washington County.  
 
*'''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
 
*'''1939-40’s'''. + Kanab was known as “little Hollywood” for the number of western movies and t.v. series filmed there
 
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*{{FHL|Utah, Kane - History|subject|disp=Histories}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Kane County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
 
  
 
==== Land and Property  ====
 
==== Land and Property  ====
  
*{{FHL|Utah,&nbsp;Kane - Land and Property|subject|disp=Land and Property Records}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Kane County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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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.
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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.
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
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'''US Atlas'''&nbsp;[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/UT/County/kane.htm Kane County 1895]  
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'''1895 US Atlas''' [http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/UT/County/kane.htm Kane County 1895]  
  
 
[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Kane+County+Utah&hl=en&sll=41.988077,-88.401489&sspn=0.795153,1.234589&hnear=Kane,+Utah&t=m&z=8 Google highway map of Kane County] 2012  
 
[https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Kane+County+Utah&hl=en&sll=41.988077,-88.401489&sspn=0.795153,1.234589&hnear=Kane,+Utah&t=m&z=8 Google highway map of Kane County] 2012  
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==== Military  ====
 
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*{{FHL|Utah,&nbsp;Kane - Military|subject|disp= Military Records}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Kane County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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*Kane County'''[http://www.footnote.com/search.php?query=kane+county+utah&vs=1&s_given-name=&s_surname=&gteq_year=&lteq_year=&s_place=&nav=4283175303&id=-3 World War II Army Enlistments]''' Fold3 ($), formerly Footnote.com
  
*Kane County'''&nbsp;[http://www.footnote.com/search.php?query=kane+county+utah&vs=1&s_given-name=&s_surname=&gteq_year=&lteq_year=&s_place=&nav=4283175303&id=-3 World War II Army Enlistments]&nbsp; Footnote'''
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*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/inventories/14019.html Kane County Military discharges 1945-1994]
  
*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/inventories/14019.html Kane County Military discharges 1945-1994]''''''[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/inventories/14019.html &nbsp;]'''''
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*The [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/kane.htm USGenWeb Archives, Kane County, Utah] contains transcribed documentation of [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/military/ww2/service/armyenlists.txt World War 2 Army Enlistment A-Z, 1938-1946] records.
  
*The [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/kane.htm USGenWeb Archives, Kane County, Utah&nbsp;]&nbsp;containes&nbsp;transcribed documentation of [http://files.usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/military/ww2/service/armyenlists.txt World War 2 Army Enlistment A-Z, 1938-1946]&nbsp;records.&nbsp;
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/vitals/kane1.txt Draft Cards - Birth Information 1917-18 - Kane County, Utah. ] Information from The [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/kane.htm USGenWeb Archives Kane County, Utah] .
 
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/vitals/kane1.txt Draft Cards - Birth Information 1917-18 - Kane County, Utah. ]&nbsp;Information from The [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/kane.htm USGenWeb Archives&nbsp;Kane County, Utah] .
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==== 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.)
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*{{UTDigitalNewspapers}}  
 
*{{UTDigitalNewspapers}}  
 
**''Kane County Standard'', covering 1912-1950 is included.  
 
**''Kane County Standard'', covering 1912-1950 is included.  
*[http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/search/titles/results/?state=Utah&county=Kane&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=Kane&city=&year1=1690&year2=2012&terms=&frequency=&language=&ethnicity=&labor=&material_type=&lccn=&rows=20 Existing copies of newspapers]{{UTNewspaperChroniclingAmerica}}
**[[Kane County, Utah {{UTNewspaperCountybyTowns}}
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*{{FHL|Utah, Kane - Newspapers|subject|disp=Newspaper Records}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Kane County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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==== Obituaries  ====
 
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==== Probate Records  ====
 
==== Probate Records  ====
  
*{{FHL|Utah, Kane - Probate Records|subject|disp=Probate Records}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Kane County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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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.  
  
*[http://archives.utah.gov/research/inventories/24249.html Probate record books 1862-1896]
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*"Probate Index 1864-1896" and "Probate Court Minutes Bk B 1878-1896" are part of the FS digital collection: [https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1942-28322-915-10?cc=2001084&wc=MMGD-F5S:332398938#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2FMMGD-FLB%3A1704431400%3Fcc%3D2001084 Utah, State Archives Records, 1848-2001.]
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*[http://archives.utah.gov/research/inventories/24249.html Probate record books 1862-1896] Scope and content of Series 24249 (microfilmed. Originals in permanent storage.)
  
 
==== Public Records  ====
 
==== Public Records  ====
 
==== Resource Repositories  ====
 
 
===== Courthouses  =====
 
 
'''County seat: '''Kanab
 
 
===== Family History Centers  =====
 
 
*[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
 
*[[Glendale Utah Family History Center]]
 
*[[Kanab Utah Family History Center]]
 
 
===== Libraries  =====
 
 
===== Societies  =====
 
 
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utkane/index.html The Kane County UTGenWeb Project], a member of [[UTGenWeb|The UTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/kane.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Kane County.
 
*[http://www.usgwarchives.org/ut/kane/kane.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Kane County. (Backup site)
 
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
*{{FHL|Utah,Kane - Taxation|subject|disp=Records of Taxation}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Kane County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
 
  
 
==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
*{{FHL|Utah, Kane - Vital Records|subject|disp=Vital Records}}{{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Kane County, Utah#Libraries|public libraries]].
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Vital records of [[Kane County, Utah#Birth|birth]], [[Kane County, Utah#Marriage|marriage]], [[Kane County, Utah#Death|death]], and [[Kane County, Utah#Divorce|divorce]] are created by civil (state, county, or city) officials. See [[Utah Vital Records]] for details and history of the records.  
  
'''Kane County (Utah). County Clerk [http://archives.utah.gov/research/indexes/83801.htm Birth Register] 1900-1905'''
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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], [https://silver.health.utah.gov/applications/MarriageDivorce.pdf Marriage or Divorce Certificate], [https://silver.health.utah.gov/applications/Death.pdf Death Certificate] Applications to mail.
  
 
===== Birth  =====
 
===== Birth  =====
  
 
{{UTBirthBlurb}}  
 
{{UTBirthBlurb}}  
 
====== '''Before 1864''' ======
 
  
 
:''{{PAGENAME}} was formed on 16 January 1864.''
 
:''{{PAGENAME}} was formed on 16 January 1864.''
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{{UTBirthBlurbB4Formed}}[[Kane County, Utah#Parent_Counties|parent counties]] {{UTBirthBlurbB4Formed2}}  
 
{{UTBirthBlurbB4Formed}}[[Kane County, Utah#Parent_Counties|parent counties]] {{UTBirthBlurbB4Formed2}}  
  
====== '''1864 -1897''' ======
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'''Birth 1864 - 1897'''  
  
 
{{UTBirthBlurbNoBirthRecords}}  
 
{{UTBirthBlurbNoBirthRecords}}  
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:*See also [[Kane County, Utah#Neighboring_Counties{{UTBirthInfoNeighboring}}
 
:*See also [[Kane County, Utah#Neighboring_Counties{{UTBirthInfoNeighboring}}
  
====== '''1898-present''' ======
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'''Birth 1898 - present'''  
  
{{UTBirthBlurb1898toPresent}}  
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{{UTBirthBlurb1898toPresent}} {{UTBirthBlurbOpentoPublic}}  
 
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:*[http://archives.utah.gov/research/indexes/83801.htm Online index to births 1900–1905] Series 83801 {{UTBirthArchivesIndex1898+}} This collection has no child's names from 1900-1902.  
 
:*[http://archives.utah.gov/research/indexes/83801.htm Online index to births 1900–1905] Series 83801 {{UTBirthArchivesIndex1898+}} This collection has no child's names from 1900-1902.  
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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.  
 
:*[http://archives.utah.gov/digital/81443.htm 1906-1910 online images] {{UTBirthArchivesBrowse1906+}}  
 
:*[http://archives.utah.gov/digital/81443.htm 1906-1910 online images] {{UTBirthArchivesBrowse1906+}}  
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:*{{UTBirthFromIGI}}{{UTBirthBlurbRestricted}}
 
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:*[http://www.swuhealth.org/vital-records/birth-certificates Southwest Utah Public Health Department] (Kane County) 445 North Main, Kanab, UT 84741,(435) 644-2537.
 
:*[http://www.swuhealth.org/vital-records/birth-certificates Southwest Utah Public Health Department] (Kane County) 445 North Main, Kanab, UT 84741,(435) 644-2537.
 
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===== Marriage  =====
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:*'''1866-1938''' - '''[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].''' Includes Kane County 1866-1938.<ref>"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.</ref>
 
:*'''1866-1938''' - '''[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].''' Includes Kane County 1866-1938.<ref>"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.</ref>
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===== Divorce  =====
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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.
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*{{FHL|450059|subject_id|disp=Divorce records}} {{FHLTopicLinks}}[[Kane County, Utah#Archives.2C_Libraries.2C_etc.|Archives, Libraries, etc.]]
  
 
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===== Death  =====
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==== Voting Registers  ====
 
==== Voting Registers  ====
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*[http://www.genealogyinc.com/utah/kane-county/ Kane 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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'''Links to indexes or images of records:'''
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*FamilySearch Historical Collections for [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/list#page=1&countryId=27 Utah] Many items include {{PAGENAME}}.
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'''Links to {{PAGENAME}} collections:'''
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*FamilySearch Library Catalog
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**{{FHL|United States, Utah, Kane|place|disp={{PAGENAME}}}} (Select topics)
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**{{FHL|United States, Utah, Kane,|place|disp=Towns in {{PAGENAME}}}} (Space, then select town)
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'''Sites that gather links to the Internet'''
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*Linkpendium
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*CyndisList
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=== Archives, Libraries, etc.  ===
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Resources for {{PAGENAME}} are available in repositories (such as libraries and archives) at all levels: the town, the county, the [[Utah Archives and Libraries|state]] (including [[Utah Archives and Libraries#University_Libraries_and_Special_Collections|universities]]), and the [[United States Archives and Libraries|nation]].
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Check websites and catalogs of archives and libraries for items for this county. Examples: {{PAGENAME}} items in {{FHL|United States, Utah, Kane|place|disp=FamilySearch Library}} (Utah) or [http://smartcat.acpl.lib.in.us/?q=kane+county+utah Allen County Public Library] (Indiana). {{GetACopy tip}}
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See [[Kane County, Utah#Courthouse|Courthouse]]{{·}}[[Kane County, Utah#FamilySearch_Centers|FamilySearch Centers]]{{·}}[[Kane County, Utah#Libraries|Libraries]]{{·}}[[Kane County, Utah#Societies|Societies]] sections.<br>
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==== Courthouse  ====
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'''County seat: '''Kanab
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==== FamilySearch Centers  ====
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{{FamilySearch Centers Intro}}
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*[[Glendale Utah Family History Center]] 100 S 100 E Glendale, UT 84729 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/preview@39.7250978,-111.8285085,17z Location Map]
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*[[Kanab Utah Family History Center]] 20 West Main ST, Kanab UT 84741 United States [https://www.google.com/maps/preview/place/20+S+Main+St,+Kanab,+UT+84741/@37.0477805,-112.5285413,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x8734d41f1bf69b59:0x2aad96b940af0334 Location Map]
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==== Libraries  ====
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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.
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*[http://www.kanablibrary.org/ '''Kanab City Library''']; 374 North main, Kanab, Utah 84714. Phone: 435-644-2394.
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**Collections:
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See also [http://library.utah.gov/directory/index.html Utah Public Library Directory], which provides links to library web pages, addresses, phone numbers, hours, and maps. Does not mention holdings.
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==== Societies  ====
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See also a List of [http://www.genealogyinc.com/utah/ut-society-archive/ Utah Archives, Libraries, Publications, Historical & Genealogical Societies]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utkane/index.html The Kane County UTGenWeb Project], a member of [[UTGenWeb|The UTGenWeb Project]], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]].
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/kane.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Kane County.
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*[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ut/kane/kane.htm The USGenWeb Archives Project] for Kane County. (Backup site)
  
 
=== Towns and Communities  ===
 
=== Towns and Communities  ===

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Guide to Kane County, Utah genealogy. Birth records, marriage and death records, cemeteries, census, church records, probate records, and obituaries—resources to find parents and family history since 1865, when the county was formed.
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County Seat Kanab
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County 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.[1]

Dates for major county records[2]
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

Parent Counties

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


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.

See UT: Index of Counties... from Newberry Library's Utah Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, for a timeline of boundary changes for Kane County, Utah.

Neighboring Counties

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

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 (space, then select the town) or the county level (select Cemeteries).
State and national resources for Kane County, Utah cemeteries
Online Transcripts
(names) or Images
Published Grave
Transcripts
Lists of Cemeteries
in the County
FindAGrave FamilySearch Library (bullet above) FindAGrave
Early Church Info File USGenWeb Tombstone Project
Utah Cemeteries and Burial Database (Select the county) WorldCat UTGenWeb Cemeteries
Utah Gravestones Utah Periodicals Epodunk
UTGenWeb Cemeteries Utah Hometown Locator Cemeteries
Billion Graves Utah Cemeteries Search (Select the county)
Linkpendium Genealogy Trails
Veterans to 1966
See Utah Cemeteries for details about each site.

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

  • Alton Cemetery, 800 South 400 West, Alton, UT 84710; Phone: (801) 648-2142. The Survey 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

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 Kane County, Utah 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

Kane County, Utah guide to history and records of LDS wards and branches

Stake(s): Kanab Stake, Utah

Places: Alton  · Glendale · Kanab  · Mount Carmel Junction · Orderville

Linked below are the ward and stake records for Kane County, Utah on microfilm at the FamilySearch Library. Click on a ward for records (up to about 1948).

Alton Ward • Cannonville Ward • Glendale Ward • Johnson Ward • Kanab North Ward • Kanab South Ward • Kanab Stake • Kanab Ward • Mount Carmel Ward • Orderville Ward • Pahrea Ward • Panguitch Stake

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  · [[Kane County, Utah#Probate_Records|Probate]

Directories

See Utah 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

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.

A FamilySearch Community Tree is available for this place.

History

History Timeline

See UT: Index of Counties... from Newberry Library's Utah Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, for a timeline of boundary changes for Kane County, Utah.

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

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

1895 US Atlas Kane County 1895

Google highway map of Kane County 2012

Migration

Military

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.)

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

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.

Public Records

Taxation

Vital Records

Vital records of birth, marriage, death, and divorce are created by civil (state, county, or city) officials. See Utah Vital Records for details and history of the 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 Kane County, Utah. Also available: How to Find Birth Information in Utah.
Follow the suggestions under the year span that matches when your ancestor was born:
Kane County, Utah was formed on 16 January 1864.
      If your records show the person was born here before the county was formed,
      search parent counties

Birth 1864 - 1897

No birth records were created for Kane County, Utah 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.[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. This collection has no child's names from 1900-1902.
    • Inventory of originals, Series 83801 at Utah State Archives.
    • FamilySearch Library copy: FHL film 48819 item 1 . There are child's names from 1903-1905.
    • Idea: use censuses and church records to learn those missing children's names.
  • 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.
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.

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

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

Websites

Links to indexes or images of records:

  • FamilySearch Historical Collections for Utah Many items include Kane County, Utah.

Links to Kane County, Utah collections:

Sites that gather links to the Internet

  • Linkpendium
  • CyndisList

Archives, Libraries, etc.

Resources for Kane County, Utah 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: Kane County, Utah 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 Courthouse · FamilySearch Centers · Libraries · Societies sections.

Courthouse

County seat: Kanab

FamilySearch Centers


Centers in Kane County, Utah: (If no centers are listed, see Neighboring Counties)

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.

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

Kanab

Alton | Big Water | Glendale | Orderville

Duck Creek Village | Mount Carmel Junction

Paria

References

  1. Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Kane 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 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
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