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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:  
 
The major lineage and genealogical societies in Utah are:  
  
:*[[Daughters of Utah Pioneers]]
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:*[[Daughters of Utah Pioneers]]  
 
:*[[Sons of Utah Pioneers]]
 
:*[[Sons of Utah Pioneers]]
  
 
== Genealogical and Historical Societies  ==
 
== Genealogical and Historical Societies  ==
  
:* [[Utah Genealogical Association|Utah Genealogical Association (UGA)]]
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:*[[Utah Genealogical Association|Utah Genealogical Association (UGA)]]  
:* [[Utah Jewish Genealogical Society]]
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:*[[Utah Jewish Genealogical Society]]  
:* [[Utah State History]]
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:*[[Utah State History]]  
:* [[Utah State Historical Society]]
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:*[[Utah State Historical Society]]
  
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=== Finding other local societies and their records  ===
  
==== Sons of the American Revolution  ====
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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 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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Records, publications, and biographies of members from the different groups are found in the Place Search of the Family History Library Catalog under:  
  
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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::UTAH - SOCIETIES
  
==== Finding other local societies  ====
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::UTAH - GENEALOGY - SOCIETIES
  
'''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 [[United States Societies]] page.
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==== Sons of the American Revolution  ====
  
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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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:  
  
::UTAH - SOCIETIES
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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.
 
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::UTAH - GENEALOGY - SOCIETIES
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== Society pages and the Society adopt-a-page option  ==
 
== Society pages and the Society adopt-a-page option  ==

Revision as of 19:08, 7 April 2011

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 major lineage and genealogical societies in Utah are:

Genealogical and Historical Societies

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