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See [[United States, How to Find Genealogy Records]] and [[United States Genealogy]]
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</p><p>This page contains a series of links to Research Wiki articles about how to find various types of genealogically related records specific to the state of Utah. The individual articles are arranged by subject heading. The linked articles may also include links to other related articles. You may also wish to search the Wiki for "How to Find" articles adding the subject "Utah." Please feel free to add new links or update existing links as they become available.
 
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This page contains a series of links to Research Wiki articles about how to find various types of genealogically related records specific to the state of Utah. The individual articles are arranged by subject heading. The linked articles may also include links to other related articles. You may also wish to search the Wiki for "How to Find" articles adding the subject "Utah." Please feel free to add new links or update existing links as they become available.
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<h3>American Indians</h3>
===American Indians===
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<p>If you believe your family has Indian ancestry, first identify a specific time period and locality for your ancestor by using other Utah and United States records. Knowing and studying the history of a tribe is vital in finding available records.  
 
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If you believe your family has Indian ancestry, first identify a specific time period and locality for your ancestor by using other Utah and United States records. Knowing and studying the history of a tribe is vital in finding available records.  
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<ul><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Indians of Utah">Indians of Utah</a>
*[[Indians of Utah]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Utah, Indian War Service Affidavits (FamilySearch Historical Records)">Utah, Indian War Service Affidavits (FamilySearch Historical Records)</a>
*[[Utah, Indian War Service Affidavits (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Utah Indian Agency">Utah Indian Agency</a>*<a _fcknotitle="true" href="Shivwits Indian School (Utah)">Shivwits Indian School (Utah)</a>
*[[Utah Indian Agency]]*[[Shivwits Indian School (Utah)]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Paiute Indian Agency (Utah)">Paiute Indian Agency (Utah)</a>
*[[Paiute Indian Agency (Utah)]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Kaibab Indian Agency (Utah)">Kaibab Indian Agency (Utah)</a>*<a _fcknotitle="true" href="Goshute Indian Agency (Utah)">Goshute Indian Agency (Utah)</a>
*[[Kaibab Indian Agency (Utah)]]*[[Goshute Indian Agency (Utah)]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Carson Valley Indian Agency (Nevada)">Carson Valley Indian Agency (Nevada)</a>
*[[Carson Valley Indian Agency (Nevada)]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Fort Bridger Indian Agency (Wyoming)">Fort Bridger Indian Agency (Wyoming)</a>
*[[Fort Bridger Indian Agency (Wyoming)]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Ouray Indian Agency (Utah)">Ouray Indian Agency (Utah)</a>  
*[[Ouray Indian Agency (Utah)]]  
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Southern Paiute Indian Field Office (Utah)">Southern Paiute Indian Field Office (Utah)</a>
*[[Southern Paiute Indian Field Office (Utah)]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Southern Utah Indian Agency (Utah)">Southern Utah Indian Agency (Utah)</a>
*[[Southern Utah Indian Agency (Utah)]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Spanish Fork Indian Agency (Utah)">Spanish Fork Indian Agency (Utah)</a>
*[[Spanish Fork Indian Agency (Utah)]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Uintah Valley Indian Agency (Utah)">Uintah Valley Indian Agency (Utah)</a>
*[[Uintah Valley Indian Agency (Utah)]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Uintah and Ouray Indian Agency (Utah)">Uintah and Ouray Indian Agency (Utah)</a>
*[[Uintah and Ouray Indian Agency (Utah)]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Salt Lake Special Indian Agency (Utah)">Salt Lake Special Indian Agency (Utah)</a>
*[[Salt Lake Special Indian Agency (Utah)]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Navajo Indian Agency">Navajo Indian Agency</a>
*[[Navajo Indian Agency]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Southern Paiute Indian Field Office (Utah)">Southern Paiute Indian Field Office (Utah)</a>
*[[Southern Paiute Indian Field Office (Utah)]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Utah Superintendency of Indian Affairs">Utah Superintendency of Indian Affairs</a>
*[[Utah Superintendency of Indian Affairs]]
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<p>Search for the individual tribes in the Research Wiki, such as:
Search for the individual tribes in the Research Wiki, such as:
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</p>
*[[Ute Indians]]
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<ul><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Ute Indians">Ute Indians</a>
*[[Shoshone Indians]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Shoshone Indians">Shoshone Indians</a>
*[[Northern Shoshone Indians, Idaho and Utah]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Northern Shoshone Indians, Idaho and Utah">Northern Shoshone Indians, Idaho and Utah</a>
*[[Paiute Indians]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Paiute Indians">Paiute Indians</a>
*[[Washoe Indians]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Washoe Indians">Washoe Indians</a>
*[[Pahvant Indians]]<br>
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Pahvant Indians">Pahvant Indians</a><br>
 
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</li></ul>
The following more general records may also be helpful:
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<p>The following more general records may also be helpful:
*[[United States Native Races Part 3 - What Records Can I Search?]]
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*[[Indians of the United States and Their Records]]
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<ul><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="United States Native Races Part 3 - What Records Can I Search?">United States Native Races Part 3 - What Records Can I Search?</a>
*[[American Indians Beginning Your Search]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Indians of the United States and Their Records">Indians of the United States and Their Records</a>
*[[American Indian Genealogy]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="American Indians Beginning Your Search">American Indians Beginning Your Search</a>
*[[United States Native Races Part 6 - What Tools Can Help My Search?]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="American Indian Genealogy">American Indian Genealogy</a>
*[[United States Native Races Part 2 - Has Someone Already Researched My Family?]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="United States Native Races Part 6 - What Tools Can Help My Search?">United States Native Races Part 6 - What Tools Can Help My Search?</a>
 
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="United States Native Races Part 2 - Has Someone Already Researched My Family?">United States Native Races Part 2 - Has Someone Already Researched My Family?</a>
===Archives and Libraries===
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Many archives and libraries have resources such as maps, gazetteers, and other place-finding aids to help you locate information about Utah. They may have collections of previous research, such as family and local histories and biographies. Many have record-finding aids such as guides to their own collections or inventories of records housed elsewhere in the state.
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<h3>Archives and Libraries</h3>
 
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<p>Many archives and libraries have resources such as maps, gazetteers, and other place-finding aids to help you locate information about Utah. They may have collections of previous research, such as family and local histories and biographies. Many have record-finding aids such as guides to their own collections or inventories of records housed elsewhere in the state.
*[[Utah Archives and Libraries]] This article has links to specific Utah Libraries and Archives. You may also wish to search for articles in each county's article.
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<ul><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Utah Archives and Libraries">Utah Archives and Libraries</a> This article has links to specific Utah Libraries and Archives. You may also wish to search for articles in each county's article.
===Biography===
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A biography is a history of a person’s life. In a biography you may find the individual’s birth, marriage, and death information, and the names of his parents, children, or other family members. Biographies often include photographs, family traditions, stories, clues about an ancestor’s place of origin, places where he has lived, church positions held, professional accomplishments, military service, and activities within the community. The information must be used carefully, however, because there may be inaccuracies.
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<h3>Biography</h3>
 
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<p>A biography is a history of a person’s life. In a biography you may find the individual’s birth, marriage, and death information, and the names of his parents, children, or other family members. Biographies often include photographs, family traditions, stories, clues about an ancestor’s place of origin, places where he has lived, church positions held, professional accomplishments, military service, and activities within the community. The information must be used carefully, however, because there may be inaccuracies.
*[[Utah Biography]]
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*[[Family History Library Catalog Surname Search]]
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<ul><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Utah Biography">Utah Biography</a>
*[[LDS Record Selection Table]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Family History Library Catalog Surname Search">Family History Library Catalog Surname Search</a>
*[[United States Native Races Part 2 - Has Someone Already Researched My Family?]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="LDS Record Selection Table">LDS Record Selection Table</a>
*[[Early Church Information File (ECIF)]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="United States Native Races Part 2 - Has Someone Already Researched My Family?">United States Native Races Part 2 - Has Someone Already Researched My Family?</a>
*[[Ten great LDS family history databases]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Early Church Information File (ECIF)">Early Church Information File (ECIF)</a>
*[[LDS Genealogy]]
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Ten great LDS family history databases">Ten great LDS family history databases</a>
 
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</li><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="LDS Genealogy">LDS Genealogy</a>
===Cemeteries===
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<h3>Cemeteries</h3>
Cemetery records may include birth, marriage, and death information. They sometimes provide clues about military service, religion, or membership in an organization. Cemetery records may be kept as sexton records in a local city office or in a storage location on the cemetery itself. There may also be permits for burial, cemetery plot sales records, transportation records and mortuary and funeral records stored with the cemetery records themselves.   
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<p>Cemetery records may include birth, marriage, and death information. They sometimes provide clues about military service, religion, or membership in an organization. Cemetery records may be kept as sexton records in a local city office or in a storage location on the cemetery itself. There may also be permits for burial, cemetery plot sales records, transportation records and mortuary and funeral records stored with the cemetery records themselves.   
 
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</p><p>Also use these records to:
Also use these records to:
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*Identify children who died young or women who were not recorded in family or government documents.
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<ul><li>Identify children who died young or women who were not recorded in family or government documents.
*Establish family relationships and locate family members.
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</li><li>Establish family relationships and locate family members.
 
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</li></ul>
For Utah, there are statewide indexes and collections for many cemeteries.
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<p>For Utah, there are statewide indexes and collections for many cemeteries.
*[[Utah Cemeteries]]
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</p>
 
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<ul><li><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Utah Cemeteries">Utah Cemeteries</a>
===Census===
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A census is a count and description of the population of a country,state, county, or city. Census lists are also called “schedules." In the United States a nationwide census has been taken every ten years since 1790. A well-indexed census is one of the easiest ways to locate where an ancestor lived and when they lived there.
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<h3>Census</h3>
 
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<h3>Church Records</h3>
 
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<h3>Court Records</h3>
*[[Utah Census]]
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<h3>Digital Collections</h3>
*
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<h3>Directories</h3>
 
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<h3>Emigration and Immigration</h3>
See also:
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<h3>Gazetteers</h3>
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<h3>Genealogy</h3>
 
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<h3>History</h3>
===Church Records===
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<h3>Land and Property</h3>
===Court Records===
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<h3>Maps</h3>
===Digital Collections===
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<h3>Military Records</h3>
===Directories===
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<h3>Minorities</h3>
===Emigration and Immigration===
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<h3>Naturalization and Citizenship</h3>
===Gazetteers===
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<h3>Newspapers</h3>
===Genealogy===
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<h3>Obituaries</h3>
===History===
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<h3>Periodicals</h3>
===Land and Property===
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<h3>Probate Records</h3>
===Maps===
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<h3>Societies</h3>
===Military Records===
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<h3>Taxation</h3>
===Minorities===
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<h3>Vital Records</h3>
===Naturalization and Citizenship===
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===Newspapers===
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<h4>Marriage Records</h4>
===Obituaries===
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<h4>Death Records</h4>
===Periodicals===
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<h3>References</h3>
===Probate Records===
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Revision as of 23:47, 3 December 2012

<a _fcknotitle="true" href="United States">United States</a><img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/b/b1/Gotoarrow.png" _fck_mw_filename="Gotoarrow.png" alt="" /><a _fcknotitle="true" href="Utah">Utah</a><img src="/learn/wiki/en/images/b/b1/Gotoarrow.png" _fck_mw_filename="Gotoarrow.png" alt="" />Utah, How to Find Genealogy Records

See <a _fcknotitle="true" href="United States, How to Find Genealogy Records">United States, How to Find Genealogy Records</a> and <a _fcknotitle="true" href="United States Genealogy">United States Genealogy</a>

This page contains a series of links to Research Wiki articles about how to find various types of genealogically related records specific to the state of Utah. The individual articles are arranged by subject heading. The linked articles may also include links to other related articles. You may also wish to search the Wiki for "How to Find" articles adding the subject "Utah." Please feel free to add new links or update existing links as they become available.

Contents

American Indians

If you believe your family has Indian ancestry, first identify a specific time period and locality for your ancestor by using other Utah and United States records. Knowing and studying the history of a tribe is vital in finding available records.

  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Indians of Utah">Indians of Utah</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Utah, Indian War Service Affidavits (FamilySearch Historical Records)">Utah, Indian War Service Affidavits (FamilySearch Historical Records)</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Utah Indian Agency">Utah Indian Agency</a>*<a _fcknotitle="true" href="Shivwits Indian School (Utah)">Shivwits Indian School (Utah)</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Paiute Indian Agency (Utah)">Paiute Indian Agency (Utah)</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Kaibab Indian Agency (Utah)">Kaibab Indian Agency (Utah)</a>*<a _fcknotitle="true" href="Goshute Indian Agency (Utah)">Goshute Indian Agency (Utah)</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Carson Valley Indian Agency (Nevada)">Carson Valley Indian Agency (Nevada)</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Fort Bridger Indian Agency (Wyoming)">Fort Bridger Indian Agency (Wyoming)</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Ouray Indian Agency (Utah)">Ouray Indian Agency (Utah)</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Southern Paiute Indian Field Office (Utah)">Southern Paiute Indian Field Office (Utah)</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Southern Utah Indian Agency (Utah)">Southern Utah Indian Agency (Utah)</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Spanish Fork Indian Agency (Utah)">Spanish Fork Indian Agency (Utah)</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Uintah Valley Indian Agency (Utah)">Uintah Valley Indian Agency (Utah)</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Uintah and Ouray Indian Agency (Utah)">Uintah and Ouray Indian Agency (Utah)</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Salt Lake Special Indian Agency (Utah)">Salt Lake Special Indian Agency (Utah)</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Navajo Indian Agency">Navajo Indian Agency</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Southern Paiute Indian Field Office (Utah)">Southern Paiute Indian Field Office (Utah)</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Utah Superintendency of Indian Affairs">Utah Superintendency of Indian Affairs</a>

Search for the individual tribes in the Research Wiki, such as:

  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Ute Indians">Ute Indians</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Shoshone Indians">Shoshone Indians</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Northern Shoshone Indians, Idaho and Utah">Northern Shoshone Indians, Idaho and Utah</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Paiute Indians">Paiute Indians</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Washoe Indians">Washoe Indians</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Pahvant Indians">Pahvant Indians</a>

The following more general records may also be helpful:

  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="United States Native Races Part 3 - What Records Can I Search?">United States Native Races Part 3 - What Records Can I Search?</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Indians of the United States and Their Records">Indians of the United States and Their Records</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="American Indians Beginning Your Search">American Indians Beginning Your Search</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="American Indian Genealogy">American Indian Genealogy</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="United States Native Races Part 6 - What Tools Can Help My Search?">United States Native Races Part 6 - What Tools Can Help My Search?</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="United States Native Races Part 2 - Has Someone Already Researched My Family?">United States Native Races Part 2 - Has Someone Already Researched My Family?</a>

Archives and Libraries

Many archives and libraries have resources such as maps, gazetteers, and other place-finding aids to help you locate information about Utah. They may have collections of previous research, such as family and local histories and biographies. Many have record-finding aids such as guides to their own collections or inventories of records housed elsewhere in the state.

  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Utah Archives and Libraries">Utah Archives and Libraries</a> This article has links to specific Utah Libraries and Archives. You may also wish to search for articles in each county's article.

Biography

A biography is a history of a person’s life. In a biography you may find the individual’s birth, marriage, and death information, and the names of his parents, children, or other family members. Biographies often include photographs, family traditions, stories, clues about an ancestor’s place of origin, places where he has lived, church positions held, professional accomplishments, military service, and activities within the community. The information must be used carefully, however, because there may be inaccuracies.

  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Utah Biography">Utah Biography</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Family History Library Catalog Surname Search">Family History Library Catalog Surname Search</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="LDS Record Selection Table">LDS Record Selection Table</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="United States Native Races Part 2 - Has Someone Already Researched My Family?">United States Native Races Part 2 - Has Someone Already Researched My Family?</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Early Church Information File (ECIF)">Early Church Information File (ECIF)</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Ten great LDS family history databases">Ten great LDS family history databases</a>
  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="LDS Genealogy">LDS Genealogy</a>

Cemeteries

Cemetery records may include birth, marriage, and death information. They sometimes provide clues about military service, religion, or membership in an organization. Cemetery records may be kept as sexton records in a local city office or in a storage location on the cemetery itself. There may also be permits for burial, cemetery plot sales records, transportation records and mortuary and funeral records stored with the cemetery records themselves.

Also use these records to:

  • Identify children who died young or women who were not recorded in family or government documents.
  • Establish family relationships and locate family members.

For Utah, there are statewide indexes and collections for many cemeteries.

  • <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Utah Cemeteries">Utah Cemeteries</a>

Census

Church Records

Court Records

Digital Collections

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Land and Property

Maps

Military Records

Minorities

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Periodicals

Probate Records

Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth Records

Marriage Records

Death Records

References

<a _fcknotitle="true" href="Category:Tracing_LDS_Ancestors">Tracing_LDS_Ancestors</a> <a href="Category:Utah">Biography</a> <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Category:Help">Help</a> <a _fcknotitle="true" href="Category:How_to_articles">How_to_articles</a>