Piute County, Utah Genealogy

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United States  Gotoarrow.png Utah Gotoarrow.png Piute County

Dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Census
Land
Probate
1898-present 1872-present 1898?-present 1870, 1880... 1865?-present 1869-present
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Piute County, Utah
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Location in the state of Utah
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Facts
Founded January 16, 1865
County Seat Junction
Courthouse
Address Junction, UT
Named for: [1]
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Resources

Bible Records

Biography

Business Records and Commerce

  • Business Records and Commerce (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Piute County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see

Cemeteries

  • Cemeteries (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Piute County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see

Piute county cemeteries at the Utah State Historical site 

Mountain View Cemetery, Marysvale BillionGraves

Census

The 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 U.S. federal population schedules of Piute 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.

  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Church Records

  • Church Records (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Piute County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Circleville
  • Junction
  • Kingston
  • Marysvale

Early church records, for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, for Piute County Wards and Branches can be found on film and are located at the LDS Family History Library in Salt Lake City. The film numbers, for each ward, can be locate through the Family History Library Catalog at Church Records. Or by refering to Jaussi, Laureen R., and Gloria D. Chaston. Register of Genealogical Society Call Numbers. 2 vols. Provo, Utah: Genealogy Tree, 1982. (FHL book 979.2258 A3j; fiche 6031507). These volumes contain the film numbers for many (but not all) membership and temple record films.

Court Records

  • Law and legislation (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Piute County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see

Directories

  • Directories (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Piute County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see

Ethnic and Other Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

A FamilySearch Community Tree is available for this place.
  • Genealogy (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Piute County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see

History

  • History (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Piute County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see

The County was named for the Paiute tribe of Native Americans.

A History of Piute County online at Marriott Library Digital Archives.

History Timeline

NOTE: Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were gleaned from Wikipedia for Piute County

  • 1864. Circleville was originally settled. Robert Leroy Parker, alias Butch Cassidy, spent childhood here.
  • 1865. Piute County was created with Junction as the county seat and was named for the Paiute tribe of Native Americans.
  • 1890's -1910. Kimberly (now a ghost town) was originally settled as a mining town and is located high in Mill Canyon.  In the 1930's Kimberly had a minor rebirth.
  • 1905. Dixie Forest Reserve establish.
  • 1915-1930. Alunite (now a ghost town) located some 5 miles south of Marysvale, near the mouth of Cottonwood Canyon was a small but important mining town during World War I.

Land and Property

  • Land and Property (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Piute County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see

Maps

Migration

Military

  • Military records (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Piute County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see

Naturalization and Citizenship

  • Military records (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Piute County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see

Newspapers

  • One major resource for newspapers throughout Utah is the University of Utah's Utah Digital Newspapers project "with more than 600,000 pages of digitized Utah historical newspapers." Three newspapers from Piute County are included in this digital project, the Marysvale Free Lance, the Piute Chieftain, and the Piute County News. Read more... about using Utah newspapers for your family history research

Obituaries

UTGenWeb has started a free page on Piute County Obituaries.

 

Periodicals

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).


Probate Records

  • Probate Records (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Piute County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see

Public Records

  • Public Records (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Piute County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see

Taxation

Vital Records

  • Vital Records (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Piute County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see
Birth
Marriage
Death

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.

Utah State Burial Index for death before 1904

USGenWeb Archives, Piute County, Utah you will find the following three " Date of Deaths" or more like an obiturary for all three. 

  • Baldwin, Russel Jesse, Christianson, Ida Sorenson, and Christianson, Male Stillborn

Voting Registers

Resource Repositories

Archives, Libraries, and Museums

Courthouses

www.piute.org/Goverment.htm
Piute County Courthouse
550 N Main
Junction, UT 84740
Phone: 435-577-2840
FAX: 435-577-2433

County seat: Junction

Family History Centers

Societies and Social Groups

Towns and Communities

Circleville Junction Marysvale
Greenwich Kingston Pittsburg

References

  1. "Piute County, Utah: Family History and Genealogy, Census, Birth, Marriage, Death Vital Records and More," Linkpendium, http://www.linkpendium.com/genealogy/USA/UT/Piute/, accessed 1 February 2012.