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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  ==
 
== Lineage and Hereditary Societies  ==
  
The addresses for major lineage and genealogical societies in Utah are:
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The following are major lineage and genealogical societies in Utah.<br>
  
==== '''Daughters of Utah Pioneers''' ====
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'''[[Daughters of Utah Pioneers|Daughters of Utah Pioneers]]''' (DUP)<br>300 North Main<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84103<br>Phone: 801-538-1050<br>Internet: [http://www.dupinternational.org/ Daughters of Utah Pioneers]
  
300 North Main<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84103<br>Telephone: 801-538-1050 <br>Internet: http://www.dupinternational.org/  
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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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::[http://www.dupinternational.org/pioneer_index.php Pioneer Index - History Card]
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::[http://www.dupinternational.org/photoIndex.php Photo Department - Photo Index]
  
The [[Daughters of Utah Pioneers|Daughters of Utah Pioneers]] maintains a museum&nbsp;of pioneer memorabilia and a small library of family histories. Membership applications, showing members' genealogy, are available in their library. Yearly, they publish a volume about the history of Utah that includes biographies of pioneers and early residents of Utah, information about historical sites, and accounts of journeys across the ocean and plains. See [[Utah Biography]]'s for information on their publications.
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'''[[Sons of Utah Pioneers|Sons of Utah Pioneers]]''' (SUP)<br> Pioneer Historical Research Library<br>3301 East 2920 South<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84109<br>Phone: 866-724-1847<br>Local: 801-484-4441<br>Internet: [http://www.sonsofutahpioneers.org/ Sons of Utah Pioneers]  
  
==== '''Sons of Utah Pioneers'''  ====
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:The Sons of Utah Pioneers maintains a library with histories, research books, compact discs, and family group sheets. A database of pioneers with biographical information is available and the society keeps files on the Mormon Battalion.
  
Pioneer Historical Research Library<br>3301 East 2920 South<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84109<br>Telephone: 801-484-4441<br>Fax: 801-484-4442 <br>Internet: http://www.historypreserved.com/Sons_of_Utah_Pioneers.htm
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:They publish the magazine,&nbsp;''Pioneer.'' Salt Lake City, Utah: National Society of the Sons of Utah Pioneers, 1953–. {{WorldCat|4178025|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}} {{FHL|299459|title-id|disp=FHL film 824069; book 979.2 H25p}}
  
The Sons of Utah Pioneers maintains a library with histories, research books, compact discs, and family group sheets. A database of pioneers with biographical information is available and the society keeps files on the Mormon Battalion. Their library includes a Family History Center with FamilySearch. They publish the magazine '''''Pioneer''''' (see [[Utah Periodicals|Utah Periodicals]] for more details.  
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Many of the national lineage societies have chapters in Utah. The following are some of the major statewide societies.  
  
== Genealogical and Historical Societies  ==
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'''[http://www.utahsocietysar.org/ Sons of the American Revolution]''' Utah Chapter
  
==== Utah Genealogical Society ====
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:The society supports historic research and preservation of material relating to those who gave service in the Revolutionary War. The website has Membership requirements, links to genealogical data, and State Society Secretary, with links to emails.
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:A roster giving names of members and their patriot ancestors and biographies are included for most members from 1895 to 1992 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. {{WorldCat|40167950|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}} {{FHL|598820|title-id|disp=book 979.2 C4uw}}
  
'''Utah Genealogical Association (UGA)'''<br>PO Box 1144<br>Salt Lake City UT 84110<br>Telephone: 1-888-463-6842 <br>Internet: http://www.infouga.org/site/
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'''[http://utahdar.org/ Daughters of the American Revolution]''' Utah State Society
  
The Utah Genealogical Association is interested in worldwide genealogical research methodology. They issue pioneer certificates for anyone proving pioneer heritage in Utah. They publish The Crossroads quarterly. The "[[Utah Periodicals|Periodicals]]" section of this outline gives further publication details.  
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Utah form one chapter in 1897 to belong to the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Now there are nine chapters throughout Utah. Each chapter is listed on the main Utah page with a link to their webpage. Each web page has a list of their patriots who were soldiers or supported the Revolutionary War.
  
==== Sons of the American Revolution ====
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== Genealogical and Historical Societies and Organizations ==
  
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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[http://history.utah.gov/historical_society/index.html '''Utah State Historical Society''']<br>300 Rio Grande Street<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1106<br>Telephone: 801-533-3535<br>Fax: 801-533-3504<br>[http://history.utah.gov/research_and_collections/collections/index.html Online Catalog]
  
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 [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&titleno=598820&disp=Utah+Society%2C+Sons+of+the+American+Rev%20%20&columns=*,0,0 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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The Historical Society and the Utah State Archives and Record Service are both housed in the historic Rio Grande building. They share a research facility, the&nbsp;Research Center where there are thousands of photographs, books, manuscript collections, maps, newspapers and periodicals&nbsp;Center and online. See below for for the hours of operation.  
  
==== Utah Jewish Genealogical Society (UJGS)  ====
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The Utah State Historical Society publishes the ''Utah Historical Quarterly'', a helpful resource for Utah research since 1928.
  
Internet: http://ujgs.org/  
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:*Utah State Historical Society. ''Utah Historical Quarterly.'' Salt Lake City: Utah State Historical Society, 1928– . Digital Version at [http://history.utah.gov/historical_society/historical_quarterly/index.html Utah Historical Society]; {{WorldCat|1713705|disp=At various libraries (WorldCat)}}; {{FHL|175884|item|disp=FHL books 979.2 H2u}}
  
The Utah Jewish Genealogical Society is a non-profit organization, founded in 2002, to provide a forum for and assistance to members interested in researching their Jewish ancestors. UJGS offers research techniques, lectures, and films. Membership is open to anyone interested in Jewish genealogical research without regard to race, religion, or ethnic origin. All people with Jewish heritage and ancestry are welcome -- those identifying with Jews and those practicing other faiths, or no faith.
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[http://historyresearch.utah.gov/ '''Research Center''']<br>300 Rio Grande Street<br>Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1106<br>Telephone: 801-533-3535<br>Fax: 801-533-3504
  
==== Finding other local societies  ====
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Research Center hours:<br>8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday <br>Closed Saturday and Sunday
  
'''Local Societies.''' Some counties and towns in Utah also have local historical and genealogical societies. You can find local society addresses by using directories cited in the [[United States Societies|Societies]] page.  
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The Research Center serves both the Archives and the Historical Society.  
  
Records, publications, and biographies of members from the different groups are found in the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:  
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[[Utah Genealogical Association|'''Utah Genealogical Association''']] (UGA)<br>PO Box 1144<br>Salt Lake City, Utah 84110<br> Phone: 801-259-4172<br>Website: [http://ugagenealogy.org/ UGAgenealogy.org]
  
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The Utah Genealogical Association is interested in worldwide genealogical research methodology, sponsoring week-long courses annually at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG). Pioneer certificates are issued to anyone proving pioneer heritage in Utah.
  
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[[Utah Jewish Genealogical Society|'''Utah Jewish Genealogical Society''']] <br>
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The Utah Jewish Genealogical Society provides a way for those interested in there Jewish ancestors to research, learn techniques, and about available records. <br>Website: [http://ujgs.org/ ujgs.org/]
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== Finding other Local Societies  ==
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Be sure to look under [[Utah Archives and Libraries|Utah Archives and Libraries]] for other holdings in major libraries and archives
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Some counties and towns in Utah also have local historical and genealogical societies.  Look in the wiki for name of the county and the subject, "Societies" and "Archives and Libraries." You can find local society addresses by using directories cited in [[United States Societies]] page.
  
 
== Society pages and the Society adopt-a-page option  ==
 
== 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: [[Help:Creating a society page|"creating a society page"]] for more details  
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*Societies can have their own page in the wiki devoted specifically to their organization. See the Help article: [[Help:Creating a society page|"creating a society page"]] for more details
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*Societies are encouraged to adopt-a-wiki-page related to their own content expertise. See the [[Help:Adopt-a-page|Help article for more details about the opportunity to adopt a wiki page]].
 
*Societies are encouraged to adopt-a-wiki-page related to their own content expertise. See the [[Help:Adopt-a-page|Help article for more details about the opportunity to adopt a wiki page]].
  
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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 (SUP)
Pioneer Historical Research Library
3301 East 2920 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84109
Phone: 866-724-1847
Local: 801-484-4441
Internet: Sons of Utah Pioneers

The Sons of Utah Pioneers maintains a library with histories, research books, compact discs, and family group sheets. A database of pioneers with biographical information is available and the society keeps files on the Mormon Battalion.
They publish the magazine, Pioneer. Salt Lake City, Utah: National Society of the Sons of Utah Pioneers, 1953–. At various libraries (WorldCat) FHL film 824069; book 979.2 H25p

Many of the national lineage societies have chapters in Utah. The following are some of the major statewide societies.

Sons of the American Revolution Utah Chapter

The society supports historic research and preservation of material relating to those who gave service in the Revolutionary War. The website has Membership requirements, links to genealogical data, and State Society Secretary, with links to emails.
A roster giving names of members and their patriot ancestors and biographies are included for most members from 1895 to 1992 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. At various libraries (WorldCat) book 979.2 C4uw

Daughters of the American Revolution Utah State Society

Utah form one chapter in 1897 to belong to the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution. Now there are nine chapters throughout Utah. Each chapter is listed on the main Utah page with a link to their webpage. Each web page has a list of their patriots who were soldiers or supported the Revolutionary War.

Genealogical and Historical Societies and Organizations

Utah State Historical Society
300 Rio Grande Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1106
Telephone: 801-533-3535
Fax: 801-533-3504
Online Catalog

The Historical Society and the Utah State Archives and Record Service are both housed in the historic Rio Grande building. They share a research facility, the Research Center where there are thousands of photographs, books, manuscript collections, maps, newspapers and periodicals Center and online. See below for for the hours of operation.

The Utah State Historical Society publishes the Utah Historical Quarterly, a helpful resource for Utah research since 1928.

Research Center
300 Rio Grande Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101-1106
Telephone: 801-533-3535
Fax: 801-533-3504

Research Center hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday
Closed Saturday and Sunday

The Research Center serves both the Archives and the Historical Society.

Utah Genealogical Association (UGA)
PO Box 1144
Salt Lake City, Utah 84110
Phone: 801-259-4172
Website: UGAgenealogy.org

The Utah Genealogical Association is interested in worldwide genealogical research methodology, sponsoring week-long courses annually at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG). Pioneer certificates are issued to anyone proving pioneer heritage in Utah.

Utah Jewish Genealogical Society
The Utah Jewish Genealogical Society provides a way for those interested in there Jewish ancestors to research, learn techniques, and about available records.
Website: ujgs.org/

Finding other Local Societies

Be sure to look under Utah Archives and Libraries for other holdings in major libraries and archives

Some counties and towns in Utah also have local historical and genealogical societies. Look in the wiki for name of the county and the subject, "Societies" and "Archives and Libraries." You can find local society addresses by using directories cited in United States Societies page.

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

 

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