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The Piute County, Utah genealogy guide to find parents, birth, marriage, death, and more since 1865, when the county was formed. This page lists online, published, and original resources, such as cemeteries, censuses, church, court, land, probate, and obituaries.
|Dates for major county records|
|1898-present||1872-present||no known records||1870, 1880...||1868-present||1869-present|
|For earlier dates, try...Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries and Parent counties|
|Piute County, Utah|
Location in the state of Utah
Location of Utah in the U.S.
|Founded||January 16, 1865|
|Named for: |
Piute County Courthouse
550 North Main Street
P O Box 90
Junction, UT 84740
County Clerk has birth and death records from 1898, marriage records from 1887, divorce, probate and court records from 1872.
Piute County, Utah Genealogy was created January 16, 1865 from Beaver
|Before the county was created—and perhaps until the newly-formed county was fully operational—search records of the parent counties.|
See UT: Index of Counties... from Newberry Library's Utah Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, for a timeline of boundary changes for Piute County, Utah Genealogy.
Neighboring CountiesPiute County, Utah Genealogy is surrounded by: Beaver | Garfield | Sevier | [[Wayne County, Utah|Wayne
Business Records and Commerce
- Business Records and Commerce(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Piute County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.
- "Marysvale Cemetery Records 1887-1978" and "Record of Junction Town Cemeteries 1881-2001" in included in the FS digital collection [[*Probate record books 1862-1896|Utah, State Archives Records, 1848-2001]].
- Cemeteries(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Piute County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.
Piute county cemeteries at the Utah State Historical site
The 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 U.S. federal population schedules of Piute 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.
Churches and Religious Groups
- Church Records(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Piute County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons)
Click a church unit name in the chart below for its history, boundaries, and availability of records, which are often in microfilm format
|Piute County, Utah Genealogy guide to history and records of LDS wards and branches|
Stake(s): Garfield Stake, Utah · South Sevier Stake, Utah
Ethnic and Other Groups
The County was named for the Paiute tribe of Native Americans.
A History of Piute County online at Marriott Library Digital Archives.
NOTE: Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were gleaned from Wikipedia for Piute County.
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.
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:
UTGenWeb has started a free page on Piute County Obituaries.
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).
County seat: Junction
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1865 - 1897
Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed at Family Search . 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. More information at Utah Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)
Utah State Burial Index for death before 1904
USGenWeb Archives, Piute County, Utah you will find the following three " Date of Deaths" or more like an obiturary for all three.
Towns and Communities