User:JanaStokes/Sandbox Utah Death Beg Corner Distribution

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Utah Parents Beg Corner Distribution

Utah Birth Beg Corner Distribution

Utah Marriage Beg Corner DIstribution

Utah Death Beg Corner Distribution

Usually people start their search for a death date by trying to locate a death certificate.

Step 1: Did your ancestor die in 1905 or later?

Utah Death Certificate Example

Step 2: Did your ancestor die between 1898-1905?

Utah County Death Register
  • No, or probably not.
  • Yes--Then you are after what we call a county level death record. Click on the link or map below to your ancestors county of death. When you get there, select a COUNTY level resource--not a state level resource.

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

Step 3: Choose one of these record types

Choose one of these record types, as they can also provide death information!
Soldier Tombstone
LDS Church

Clickable image of tombstone?

Pre ? or death certifdoesn't exist?  Many rec ypes give death INFORMATION, if "real" death records don't exist for the time period your ancestor died (aka pre ) or if you can't find a "real" death record go to  a discussion on  Utah record types have death INFORMATION. The Table of Contents on that page ranks the "best" death information record types first.



Patriachal blessing began 1833-34 and is often a great place for finding parents. ALL the names in card index to the whole collection is available to the public (not just direct descendents) and is a great way to find parents.


See also James TAnner's How to Find Birth Information in Utah page.


Step 4: Hard to find death information