Grand County, Utah Genealogy
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|Grand County, Utah|
Location in the state of Utah
Location of Utah in the U.S.
|Founded||March 13, 1890|
|Address|| County Courthouse|
125 E. Center St.
Moab, UT 84532
|Named for: Grand River (now Colorado River)|
- 1 Helpful Facts
- 2 Resources
- 2.1 Bible Records
- 2.2 Biography
- 2.3 Business Records and Commerce
- 2.4 Cemeteries
- 2.5 Census
- 2.6 Churches and Religious Groups
- 2.7 Court Records
- 2.8 Directories
- 2.9 Ethnic and Other Groups
- 2.10 Funeral Homes
- 2.11 Gazetteers
- 2.12 Genealogy
- 2.13 History
- 2.14 Land and Property
- 2.15 Maps
- 2.16 Migration
- 2.17 Military
- 2.18 Naturalization and Citizenship
- 2.19 Newspapers
- 2.20 Obituaries
- 2.21 Periodicals
- 2.22 Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.
- 2.23 Probate Records
- 2.24 Public Records
- 2.25 Resource Repositories
- 2.26 Taxation
- 2.27 Vital Records
- 2.28 Voting Registers
- 3 Towns and Communities
- 4 References
Grand County Courthouse
125 East Center Street
Moab, Ut 84532-3449
County Clerk has marriage and probate records from 1890, divorce and court records from 1896 and land records.
Parent CountiesGrand County, Utah Genealogy was created March 13, 1890 from: Emery and Uintah
|Before the county was created—and perhaps until the newly-formed county was fully operational—search records of the parent counties.|
Neighboring CountiesGrand County, Utah Genealogy is surrounded by: Carbon | Emery | San Juan | Uintah | Wayne | Colorado counties: Garfield | Mesa | Montrose
- Biographies(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Grand County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.
Business Records and Commerce
- Cemeteries(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Grand County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.
Grand County Cemeteries at the Utah State Historical site
USGenWeb Archives Grand County, Utah containes the following seven cemeteries plus information on Mesa Graves as well as Woodmen of the World Burials.
The 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 U.S. federal population schedules of Grand County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see Utah Census. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in national indexes, try checking local indexes. Created by experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than nationwide indexes.
See Utah Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book for more information about statewide printed indexes.
Churches and Religious Groups
- Church Records(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Grand County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons)
Click a church unit name in the chart below for its history, boundaries, and availability of records, which are often in microfilm format
|Grand County, Utah Genealogy guide to history and records of LDS wards and branches|
Stake(s) San Juan Stake, Utah
Ethnic and Other Groups
NOTE: Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were gleaned from Wikipedia for Grand County
Land and Property
Naturalization and Citizenship
1908-1929 Naturalization Records are included in the FS digital collection Utah, State Archives Records, 1848-2001.
Small town newspapers contain obituaries, birth or death notices, community news (such as the visit of someone's relatives), legal notices and provide historical content. See Utah newspapers for tips, resources, and details.
Obituaries may mention birth, marriage, spouse, parents, and living family members. See Utah Obituaries for state level compendiums and United States Obituaries for tips and insights regarding this record type.
Obituaries for residents may be found in:
Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.
In Utah, such records may be difficult to find. Try records of the church they may have attended. Realize, however, that such records may have not been preserved, and would not be in the typical records of membership.
It is possible there were records kept by civilian authorities. Ask town or county officials and local librarians and the State Archives. Also try National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (online).
www.grandcountyutah.net<br>County Courthouse<br>125 E. Center St.<br>Moab, UT 84532 <br>Phone: 435-259-1346<br> County seat: Moab
Family History Centers
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Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed at https://www.familysearch.org/ . Utah requires a death certificate before a burial is completed. A death certificate may contain information as to the name of the deceased, date of death, and place of death, as well as the age, birthdate, parents, gender, marital status, spouse and place of residence.<br>
Towns and Communities