Utah, United States Genealogy

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Guide to Utah ancestry, family history, and genealogy birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

Utah Information

Utah is a state in the intermountain western portion of the United States. It is divided into 29 counties and it's capital is Salt Lake City. It was admitted to the Union as the 45th state on 4 Jan 1896. It was created from Utah Territory. [1]

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Getting Started with Utah Research

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Utah Research Tools

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Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

Box Elder CountyCache CountyRich CountyWeber CountyMorgan CountyDavis CountySalt Lake CountyTooele CountyJuab CountyUtah CountyWasatch CountyDuchesne CountySummit CountyDaggett CountyUintah CountyCarbon CountySanpete CountyMillard CountySevier CountyEmery CountyGrand CountyBeaver CountyPiute CountyWayne CountySan Juan CountyGarfield CountyIron CountyWashington CountyKane CountyUtahmap.png

Counties

Counties: Many genealogy records are kept at the county level

Extinct or Renamed Counties:

Utah Migration Routes

California Trail · Central Overland Trail · Mormon Trail · Mormon Trail to Southern California · Old Spanish Trail · Central Pacific Railroad · Union Pacific Railroad · Southern Pacific Railroad · Denver and Rio Grande Railroad

FamilySearch Resources

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Additional Resources

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 31 Oct 2016.