Utah, Cache County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)
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Utah, Cache County Records, 1861-1955 .
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|Cache, Utah, United States|
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- 1 What is in the Collection?
- 2 Collection Content
- 3 What Can these Records Tell Me?
- 4 How Do I Search the Collection?
- 5 What Do I Do Next?
- 6 Citing this Collection
- 7 How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
What is in the Collection?
The collection consists of images to deeds and soldier discharges acquired from the Cache County courthouse in Logan for the years 1861 to 1955.
To Browse This Collection
|You can browse through images in this collection by visiting the browse page for Utah, Cache County Records, 1861-1955.|
What Can these Records Tell Me?
Deed records usually contain the following:
- Names of interested parties
- Event or recording date
- Event place
- Names of witnesses
Depending on the record, it may also contain
- Legal description of the piece of land
- Amount of money exchanged
- Names of family members and their relationships
- Name of the executor, administrator, or guardian
How Do I Search the Collection?
To begin your search it is helpful to know:
- The name of your ancestor.
- The approximate date and place of the event.
Compare the information on the image to what you already know about your ancestor to determine if it is the correct family or person. You may need to compare several images before you find your ancestor.
View images in this collection by visiting the Browse Page then:
⇒Select the "Record Category"
⇒Select the "Record Type, Volume, and Year Range"
Check the indexes at the beginning or end first. If your ancestor is in the index download a copy or write down the page numbers listed for your ancestor. You can then quickly turn to those pages.
For tips about searching on-line collections see the on-line article FamilySearch Search Tips and Tricks.
What Do I Do Next?
Whenever possible, view the original records to verify the information and to find additional information that might not be reported. These pieces of information can lead you to additional records and family members.
I Found Who I was Looking for, What Now?
- Use the age to calculate the birth date to find other records such as birth, christening, marriage, census, and death records.
- Use the probate date as a substitute death date.
- Use the name of the undertaker, mortuary, or cemetery to find funeral and cemetery records.
- Use the parents' birth places to find former residences and to establish a migration pattern for the family.
- Use the occupations to find employment or military records.
- Use the information to find additional family members.
- Repeat this process with additional family members found, to find more generations of the family.
- Church Records often were kept years before government records were required and are a good source for finding ancestors before 1900.
I Can’t Find Who I’m Looking for, What Now?
- Try viewing the original record to see if there were errors in the transcription of the name, age, residence, etc. Remember that there may be more than one person in the records with the same name.
- Collect entries for every person who has the same surname. This list can help you identify possible relations that can be verified by records.
- If you cannot locate your ancestor in the locality in which you believe they lived, then try searching records of a nearby locality in an area search.
- Standard spelling of names typically did not exist during the periods our ancestors lived in. Try variations of your ancestor’s name while searching the index or browsing through images.
- Remember that sometimes individuals went by nicknames or alternated between using first and middle names. Try searching for these names as well.
- Search the indexes and records of Utah, United States Genealogy.
- Search in the Utah Archives and Libraries.
|More images are available in the FamilySearch Catalog at Utah, Cache County Records, 1861-1955. Click on camera icon to see images.|
Citing this Collection
Citing your sources makes it easy for others to find and evaluate the records you used. When you copy information from a record, list where you found that information. Here you can find citations already created for the entire collection and for each individual record or image.
- "Utah, Cache County Records, 1861-1955" Images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : accessed 2017. Citing Cache County Clerk. Cache County Courthouse, Logan, Utah.
How Can I Contribute to the FamilySearch Wiki?
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