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Societies generate genealogies, biographies, histories, and indexes of local records. They may publish periodicals, lists of members and ancestors, yearbooks, or surname indexes. Utah has many societies and associations interested in genealogical research and preserving history and records of Utah. Other groups are lineage societies for descendants of pioneers, soldiers, and ethnic groups.  
 
Societies generate genealogies, biographies, histories, and indexes of local records. They may publish periodicals, lists of members and ancestors, yearbooks, or surname indexes. Utah has many societies and associations interested in genealogical research and preserving history and records of Utah. Other groups are lineage societies for descendants of pioneers, soldiers, and ethnic groups.  
  
=== Lineage and Hereditary Societies  ===
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== Lineage and Hereditary Societies  ==
  
The major lineage and genealogical societies in Utah are:
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The following are major lineage and genealogical societies in Utah.
  
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Daughters of Utah Pioneers (DUP)<br>300 North Main<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84103<br>Phone: 801-538-1050<br>Internet: Daughters of Utah Pioneers
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:The Daughters of Utah Pioneers maintains a museum with pioneer memorabilia, library of family histories, and many pictures and photographs. Yearly they publish a volume about the history of Utah including histories of pioneers of Utah. The list of publications are in Utah Biographies.
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:The following two indexes are available on their internet site. You can type in your ancestor's last name. A list with the full name including maiden names, birth date and death date will be given. You may then request a copy of either the history or the photograph for a minimal cost.
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::Pioneer Index - History Card
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::Photo Department - Photo Index
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[[Sons of Utah Pioneers]]
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===== Sons of the American Revolution  =====
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Some societies have published lists of members. These rosters may give genealogical and biographical information. One example for the Sons of the American Revolution is:
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Ward, William R. ''Utah Society, Sons of the American Revolution, Roster of Members, 1895–1992''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah Society, Sons of the American Revolution, 1992. (Family History Library {{FHL|598820|title-id|disp=book 979.2 C4uw}}.) This book lists the names of members and their patriot ancestors. Also, biographies are included for most members giving birth information, parents, spouse, and children.
  
 
== Genealogical and Historical Societies and Organizations  ==
 
== Genealogical and Historical Societies and Organizations  ==
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:*[http://history.utah.gov/historical_society/index.html Utah State Historical Society]
 
:*[http://history.utah.gov/historical_society/index.html Utah State Historical Society]
  
=== Finding other local societies and their records  ===
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== Finding other local societies and their records  ==
  
 
Some counties and towns in Utah also have local historical and genealogical societies. You can find local society addresses by using directories cited in [[United States Societies]] page.  
 
Some counties and towns in Utah also have local historical and genealogical societies. You can find local society addresses by using directories cited in [[United States Societies]] page.  
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::UTAH - GENEALOGY - SOCIETIES
 
::UTAH - GENEALOGY - SOCIETIES
  
==== Sons of the American Revolution  ====
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===== Sons of the American Revolution  =====
  
 
Some societies have published lists of members. These rosters may give genealogical and biographical information. One example for the Sons of the American Revolution is:  
 
Some societies have published lists of members. These rosters may give genealogical and biographical information. One example for the Sons of the American Revolution is:  
  
Ward, William R. ''Utah Society, Sons of the American Revolution, Roster of Members, 1895–1992''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah Society, Sons of the American Revolution, 1992. (Family History Library {{FHL|598820|title-id|disp=book 979.2 C4uw}}.) This book lists the names of members and their patriot ancestors. Also, biographies are included for most members giving birth information, parents, spouse, and children.
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Ward, William R. ''Utah Society, Sons of the American Revolution, Roster of Members, 1895–1992''. Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah Society, Sons of the American Revolution, 1992. (Family History Library {{FHL|598820|title-id|disp=book 979.2 C4uw}}.) This book lists the names of members and their patriot ancestors. Also, biographies are included for most members giving birth information, parents, spouse, and children.  
  
 
== Society pages and the Society adopt-a-page option  ==
 
== Society pages and the Society adopt-a-page option  ==

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Societies generate genealogies, biographies, histories, and indexes of local records. They may publish periodicals, lists of members and ancestors, yearbooks, or surname indexes. Utah has many societies and associations interested in genealogical research and preserving history and records of Utah. Other groups are lineage societies for descendants of pioneers, soldiers, and ethnic groups.

Contents

Lineage and Hereditary Societies

The following are major lineage and genealogical societies in Utah.

Daughters of Utah Pioneers (DUP)
300 North Main
Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Phone: 801-538-1050
Internet: Daughters of Utah Pioneers

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers maintains a museum with pioneer memorabilia, library of family histories, and many pictures and photographs. Yearly they publish a volume about the history of Utah including histories of pioneers of Utah. The list of publications are in Utah Biographies.
The following two indexes are available on their internet site. You can type in your ancestor's last name. A list with the full name including maiden names, birth date and death date will be given. You may then request a copy of either the history or the photograph for a minimal cost.
Pioneer Index - History Card
Photo Department - Photo Index

Sons of Utah Pioneers

Sons of the American Revolution

Some societies have published lists of members. These rosters may give genealogical and biographical information. One example for the Sons of the American Revolution is:

Ward, William R. Utah Society, Sons of the American Revolution, Roster of Members, 1895–1992. Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah Society, Sons of the American Revolution, 1992. (Family History Library book 979.2 C4uw.) This book lists the names of members and their patriot ancestors. Also, biographies are included for most members giving birth information, parents, spouse, and children.

Genealogical and Historical Societies and Organizations

Finding other local societies and their records

Some counties and towns in Utah also have local historical and genealogical societies. You can find local society addresses by using directories cited in United States Societies page.

Records, publications, and biographies of members from the different groups are found in the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:

UTAH - SOCIETIES
UTAH - GENEALOGY - SOCIETIES
Sons of the American Revolution

Some societies have published lists of members. These rosters may give genealogical and biographical information. One example for the Sons of the American Revolution is:

Ward, William R. Utah Society, Sons of the American Revolution, Roster of Members, 1895–1992. Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah Society, Sons of the American Revolution, 1992. (Family History Library book 979.2 C4uw.) This book lists the names of members and their patriot ancestors. Also, biographies are included for most members giving birth information, parents, spouse, and children.

Society pages and the Society adopt-a-page option

  • Societies can have their own page in the wiki devoted specifically to their organization. See the Help article: "creating a society page" for more details