Rich County, Utah Genealogy

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*'''[[Rich County, Utah#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Rich County, Utah#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Rich County, Utah#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>  
 
*'''[[Rich County, Utah#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Rich County, Utah#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Rich County, Utah#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]''' <br>  
 
*'''Parent counties''' (before January 16, 1864): [[Cache County, Utah|Cache]]
 
*'''Parent counties''' (before January 16, 1864): [[Cache County, Utah|Cache]]
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*Utah Death Certificates at FamilySearch, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1747615 1904–1956]; at State Archives site, [http://archives.utah.gov/research/indexes/20842.htm 1904-1958]  
 
*Utah Death Certificates at FamilySearch, [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://www.familysearch.org/searchapi/search/collection/1747615 1904–1956]; at State Archives site, [http://archives.utah.gov/research/indexes/20842.htm 1904-1958]  
 
*[http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchburials Utah Burial Records Database]
 
*[http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchburials Utah Burial Records Database]
  
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*[http://digitalnewspapers.org/ Utah digital newspapers project]
 
*[http://digitalnewspapers.org/ Utah digital newspapers project]
  
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==== Biography  ====
 
==== Biography  ====
 
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*{{FHL|Utah, Rich - Biography|subject|disp=Biography}} {{FHLTopicLinks}}
 
==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
 
==== Business Records and Commerce  ====
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
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*{{FHL|Utah, Rich - Biography|subject|disp=Biography}} {{FHLTopicLinks}}
[http://www.usgwarchives.net/ut/rich/rich.htm USGenWeb Archives, Rich County, Utah] you will find birth and deaths recorded&nbsp; (partial list)  
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* [http://www.usgwarchives.net/ut/rich/rich.htm USGenWeb Archives, Rich County, Utah] you will find birth and deaths recorded&nbsp; (partial list)  
 
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*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ut/rich/cemeteries/woodruff.txt Woodruff City Cemetery], from the 1800's - late 1900's
 
*[http://files.usgwarchives.net/ut/rich/cemeteries/woodruff.txt Woodruff City Cemetery], from the 1800's - late 1900's
 
 
*[http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/cemeteryresults Rich county cemeteries]'''at the Utah State Historical site&nbsp;'''
 
*[http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/cemeteryresults Rich county cemeteries]'''at the Utah State Historical site&nbsp;'''
 
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=107528 Laketown Cemetery, Laketown] BillionGraves
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=107528 Laketown Cemetery, Laketown] BillionGraves
  
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==== Church Records  ====
 
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LDS Ward and Branch Records  
 
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*Woodruff
 
*Woodruff
  
Early church records, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, for&nbsp;Rich 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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Early church records, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, for&nbsp;Rich 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 {{FHL|Utah, Rich - Church Records|subject|disp=Church Records}}. 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>  
  
 
==== Court Records  ====
 
==== Court Records  ====
 
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==== Directories  ====
 
==== Directories  ====
 
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==== Ethnic and Other Groups  ====
 
==== Ethnic and Other Groups  ====
  
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==== History  ====
 
==== History  ====
 
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==== Land and Property  ====
 
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==== Maps  ====
 
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==== Taxation  ====
 
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===== Marriages  =====
 
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Revision as of 14:28, 1 March 2012

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Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
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1898-present 1888-present 1898-present 1870, 1880... 1892-present 1865-present
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Rich County, Utah
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Location in the state of Utah
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Founded January 13, 1854
County Seat Randolph
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Contents

Resources

Bible Records

Biography

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

Business Records and Commerce

Cemeteries

Census

The 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 U.S. federal population schedules of Rich 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 - Randolph and Woodruff (and perhaps other) localities are missing from the 1880 Federal Census Population Schedule
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church Records

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

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Argyle
  • Randolph
  • Woodruff

Early church records, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, for Rich 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 Church Records. 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 Rich County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see

Directories

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

Ethnic and Other Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

A FamilySearch Community Tree is available for this place.
  • Genealogy (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Rich County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see

History

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

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

  • 1811 - The belief was that the county was first visited by European descendent explorers
  • 1811 - Joseph Miller discovered the Bear River.
  • 1827 - First annual rendevous of trappers on the south shore of Bear Lake.  Tradition continues today.
  • 1863 - First permanent settlement in Round Valley.
  • 1864. January 16: County created.
  • 1864 - Laketown settled (now a ghost town).
  • 1870 - Randolph settled.
  • 1868 - County created. 
  •   1811.  Joseph Miller, a trapper, dicovered the Bear River
  •   1827.  First annual Rendevouz occured on the South Shore of Bear Lake. celebrated each year.      
  •   1863.  First permanant settlement in County at Round Valley.
  •   1864.  Town of Laketown settked.
  •   1868.   Rich County created.
  •   1870.   Town of Randolph settled.  County seat of Rich County. 
  •   1872.   Last county size alteration occured.
  •   1877.   Garden City settled.  LDS branch organized.
  •   1879.   Branch in Garden City reorganized as a ward.
  •   1969-1971. David M. Kennedy served as Secretary of the U.S. Treasury.  Born 1905 in Randolf.

Land and Property

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

Maps

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

Migration

Military

USGenWeb Archives, Rich County, Utah. you will find transcribed information of the following:

Naturalization and Citizenship

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 Rich County is included in this digital project, the Rich County News. Read more... about using Utah newspapers for your family history research

Obituaries

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

Public Records

Taxation

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

Vital Records

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

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 Index for death before 1904

Death Record Substitutes

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

Voting Registers

Resource Repositories

Archives, Libraries, and Museums

Courthouses

Template:RAOGKcourthouse www.richcountyut.org/
Rich County Justice Court
P.O. Box 218
Randolph, UT 84064
Phone: (435) 793-2415
Fax:(435) 793-2410

County seat: Randolph

Family History Centers

Societies and Social Groups

Towns and Communities

References

  1. "Rich County, Utah: Family History and Genealogy, Census, Birth, Marriage, Death Vital Records and More," Linkpendium, http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/UT/Rich/, accessed 1 February 2012.