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''[[United_States|United States]] [[File:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''[[Utah, United States Genealogy|Utah]]'''{{UT-sidebar}}
*November 15, 2012 [http://ugagenealogy.org/cpage.php?pt=11 ''The Basics of DNA Testing for Genealogy''] with Diahan Southard, Molecular Genealogist. UGA virtual meeting, 3rd Thursday each month.
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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.
*January 14-18, 2013 [http://www.slig.ugagenealogy.org Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy] (SLIG).
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*March 21-23, 2013 [http://rootstech.org/ RootsTech]
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== Utah Information ==
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Utah is a state in the intermountain western portion of the United States.  It is divided into 29 counties.
  
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== Getting Started ==
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<h3>Getting Started with Utah Research</h3>
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Links to articles on getting started with Utah research:
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*[[Step-by-Step Utah Research, 1900-Present|Step-by-Step Utah Research, 1900-Present]]  
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*[[Step-by-Step Utah Research, 1850-1905|Step-by-Step Utah Research, 1850-1905]]
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*[[How to Find Utah Birth Records|How to Find Birth Records]]
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*[[How to Find Utah Marriage Records|How to Find Marriage Records]]
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*[[How to Find Utah Death Records|How to Find Death Records]]
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*[[Utah Research Tips and Strategies|Research Strategies]]
  
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<h3>Utah Research Tools</h3>
*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/indexes/20842.htm Utah Death Certificates 1904-1961]. These tell birth (some in 1840's!), parents, spouse. (Free)
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Utah research.
*[http://history.utah.gov/research_and_collections/cemeteries/index.html Utah Burial Database] often gives birthdate. (Free)
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*[[Utah Record Selection Table|Utah Record Finder]]
*[http://digitalnewspapers.org/ Utah Digital Newspapers Project]. Name searchable. (Free)
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/Utah/ Boundary Changes for Utah Counties]
*[[Tracing LDS Ancestors|Tracing LDS (Mormon) Ancestors]]. Wiki how-to pages.
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*[[Utah Archives and Libraries|Utah Archives and Libraries]]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utgenweb/ UTGenWeb]  
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*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic Geographical Names Information System] - U.S. gazetteer of places, cemeteries and post offices in Utah.  
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== Utah Clickable Map ==
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== Utah Counties  ==
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'''Click''' on the link or the map below to go to a county page.
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== Counties ==
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*[[Beaver County, Utah Genealogy|Beaver]]
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*[[Box Elder County, Utah Genealogy|Box Elder]]
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*[[Cache County, Utah Genealogy|Cache]]
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*[[Carbon County, Utah Genealogy|Carbon]]
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*[[Daggett County, Utah Genealogy|Daggett]]
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*[[Davis County, Utah Genealogy|Davis]]
  
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*[[Duchesne County, Utah Genealogy|Duchesne]]  
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*[[Emery County, Utah Genealogy|Emery]]  
*[[Beaver County, Utah|Beaver]]  
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*[[Garfield County, Utah Genealogy|Garfield]]  
*[[Box Elder County, Utah|Box Elder]]  
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*[[Grand County, Utah Genealogy|Grand]]  
*[[Cache County, Utah|Cache]]  
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*[[Iron County, Utah Genealogy|Iron]]  
*[[Carbon County, Utah|Carbon]]  
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*[[Juab County, Utah Genealogy|Juab]]
*[[Daggett County, Utah|Daggett]]  
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*[[Davis County, Utah|Davis]]
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*[[Duchesne County, Utah|Duchesne]]  
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*[[Kane County, Utah Genealogy|Kane]]  
*[[Emery County, Utah|Emery]]  
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*[[Millard County, Utah Genealogy|Millard]]  
*[[Garfield County, Utah|Garfield]]  
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*[[Morgan County, Utah Genealogy|Morgan]]  
*[[Grand County, Utah|Grand]]  
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*[[Piute County, Utah Genealogy|Piute]]  
*[[Iron County, Utah|Iron]]  
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*[[Rich County, Utah Genealogy|Rich]]  
*[[Juab County, Utah|Juab]]
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*[[Salt Lake County, Utah Genealogy|Salt Lake]]
  
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*[[Kane County, Utah|Kane]]  
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*[[San Juan County, Utah Genealogy|San Juan]]  
*[[Millard County, Utah|Millard]]  
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*[[Sanpete County, Utah Genealogy|Sanpete]]  
*[[Morgan County, Utah|Morgan]]  
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*[[Sevier County, Utah Genealogy|Sevier]]  
*[[Piute County, Utah|Piute]]  
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*[[Summit County, Utah Genealogy|Summit]]  
*[[Rich County, Utah|Rich]]  
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*[[Tooele County, Utah Genealogy|Tooele]]  
*[[Salt Lake County, Utah|Salt Lake]]
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*[[Uintah County, Utah Genealogy|Uintah]]
  
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*[[San Juan County, Utah|San Juan]]
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*[[Utah County, Utah, Genealogy|Utah]]  
*[[Sanpete County, Utah|Sanpete]]
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*[[Wasatch County, Utah Genealogy|Wasatch]]  
*[[Sevier County, Utah|Sevier]]
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*[[Washington County, Utah Genealogy|Washington]]  
*[[Summit County, Utah|Summit]]
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*[[Wayne County, Utah Genealogy|Wayne]]  
*[[Tooele County, Utah|Tooele]]
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*[[Weber County, Utah Genealogy|Weber]]
*[[Uintah County, Utah|Uintah]]
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*[[Utah County, Utah|Utah]]  
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*[[Wasatch County, Utah|Wasatch]]  
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*[[Washington County, Utah|Washington]]  
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*[[Wayne County, Utah|Wayne]]  
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*[[Weber County, Utah|Weber]]
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:''' [[Carson County, Nevada Genealogy|Carson]]{{·}} [[Cedar County, Utah Genealogy|Cedar]]{{·}} [[Desert County, Utah Genealogy|Desert]]{{·}} [[Greasewood County, Utah Genealogy|Greasewood]]{{·}} [[Great Salt Lake County, Utah Genealogy|Great Salt Lake]]{{·}} [[Green River County, Utah Genealogy|Green River]]{{·}} [[Humboldt County, Nevada Genealogy|Humboldt]]{{·}} [[Little Salt Lake County, Utah Genealogy|Little&nbsp;Salt Lake]]{{·}} [[Malad County, Idaho Genealogy|Malad]]{{·}} [[Richland County, Utah Genealogy|Richland]]{{·}} [[Rio Virgin County, Utah Genealogy|Rio Virgin]]{{·}} [[Saint Mary's County, Nevada Genealogy|Saint Mary's]]{{·}} [[Shambip County, Utah Genealogy|Shambip]]
  
{{UTmap}} To see a '''larger''' version of the map, [[Template:UTmap|click here]].
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== Utah Migration Routes  ==
 
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'''Extinct or renamed counties:&nbsp;'''[[Carson County, Nevada|Carson]]{{·}} [[Cedar County, Utah|Cedar]]{{·}} [[Desert County, Utah|Desert]]{{·}} [[Greasewood County, Utah|Greasewood]]{{·}} [[Great Salt Lake County, Utah|Great Salt Lake]]{{·}} [[Green River County, Utah|Green River]]{{·}} [[Humboldt County, Nevada|Humboldt]]{{·}} [[Little Salt Lake County, Utah|Little&nbsp;Salt Lake]]{{·}} [[Malad County, Idaho|Malad]]{{·}} [[Richland County, Utah|Richland]]{{·}} [[Rio Virgin County, Utah|Rio Virgin]]{{·}} [[Saint Mary's County, Nevada|Saint Mary's]]{{·}} [[Shambip County, Utah|Shambip]]
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=== Research Tools  ===
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*Join our group of Utah researchers on [https://www.facebook.com/pages/Utah-Genealogy-Research-Community/160515114025430 Facebook ]&amp; [[Join a Skype Research Community|Skype]]
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=== Major Repositories  ===
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[[Family History Library]]{{·}} [[Utah State Archives]]{{·}} [[Utah State Historical Society]]{{·}} [[Church History Library]]{{·}} [[Brigham Young University Harold B. Lee Library|Brigham Young University]]{{·}} [[Salt Lake City Public Library]]{{·}} [[University of Utah]]{{·}} [[National Archives Rocky Mountain Region (Denver)]]{{·}} [[Allen County Public Library]]
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=== Migration Routes  ===
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[[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]]  
 
[[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]]  
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=== Utah Featured Articles  ===
 
  
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*[[Genealogy Help on Facebook|Facebook Communities]] - Facebook groups discussing genealogy research
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*[https://familysearch.org/learningcenter/home.html Learning Center] - Online genealogy courses
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/location/33?region=United+States+of+America&englishRegion=United+States+of+America Historical Records] - databases and record images on FamilySearch
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*[https://familysearch.org/locations/centerlocator?c=Utah Family History Center locator map]
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=== Community Tree  ===
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== Additional Resources ==
 
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*[http://www.cyndislist.com/us/ut/ Cyndi's List] - Utah genealogy sites on the internet
[http://histfam.familysearch.org/search.php?tree=earyutah&lnqualify=contains&mylastname=&fnqualify=contains&myfirstname=&idqualify=equals&mypersonid=&bpqualify=contains&mybirthplace=&byqualify=&mybirthyear=&cpqualify=contains&myaltbirthplace=&cyqualify=&myaltbirthyear=&dpqualify=contains&mydeathplace=&dyqualify=&mydeathyear=&brpqualify=contains&myburialplace=&bryqualify=&myburialyear=&gequalify=equals&mygender=&spqualify=contains&mysplname=&offset=0&mybool=AND&nr=50 The Early Utah Community Trees] project merged the following to create families and extended lineages: <br>
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/utah/ Utah Genealogy Trails] - collection of transcribed data for the state of Utah
 
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/utah-genealogy Access Genealogy] – Genealogy guide for Utah
*1850-1880, 1900, and 1920 US Census records for Utah  
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*[http://www.ancestorhunt.com/Utah-genealogy.htm Ancestorhunt.com] - resources for Utah genealogy research
*Extracted Utah Vital Records (births 1892 to 1941, marriages 1887 to 1966, deaths and burials 1880's to 1956)  
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*[http://www.raogk.org/Utah-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Utah
*Veterans burials from territorial time to 1966
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*[http://files.lib.byu.edu/family-history-library/research-outlines/US/Utah.pdf Utah Research Outline] – Original Family History Library research outline; contains many out of date links
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*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/indexes/20842.htm Utah Death Certificates 1904-1964]. These tell birth (some in 1840's!), parents, spouse. (Free)  
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*[http://heritage.utah.gov/history/cemeteries Utah Burial Database] often gives birthdate. (Free)
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*[http://digitalnewspapers.org/ Utah Digital Newspapers Project]. Name searchable. (Free)
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*[[Tracing LDS Ancestors|Tracing LDS (Mormon) Ancestors]]. Wiki how-to pages.
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*[http://www.everynameindex.com/index.html Every Name Index]
  
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== References ==
  
*[http://histfam.familysearch.org/search.php?%20nr=50&tree=Greeks The Greeks in the West Community Tree] project includes 5000+ Greek men who immigrated to the Western United States between 1900 and 1924 -- many to work in the mines and on the railroads of Utah, [[Colorado]], [[Wyoming]] and [[Nevada]]. This is an on-going project to document the lineage and preserve the heritage of these immigrants and their descendants. It is part of the [http://www.westernhellenicancestry.com Western Hellenic Ancestry and Museum] and the [http://utahethnicandminingmuseumofmagna.com/ Ethnic and Mining Museum of Magna]. Initial work is focused on the mining communities in [[Carbon County, Utah|Carbon]] and [[Salt Lake County, Utah|Salt Lake]] counties of Utah.
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==== Records in the Historical Record Collections described in Wiki Articles  ====
 
  
*[[Utah Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Utah County Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah County Probate Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Utah Statewide Death Certificates (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Statewide Death Certificates]] *[[Utah Deaths and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Death and Burials (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Utah Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Marriages (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Utah, Davis County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Davis County Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Utah, Indian War Service Affidavits (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah, Indian War Service Afidavits (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Registers (FamilySearach Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Utah Salt Lake County Death Registers (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Salt Lake County Death Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Utah, Territorial Case Files of the U.S. District Courts (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Territorial Case Files of the U.S. District Courts (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Utah, Territorial Militia Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah, Territorial Militia Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
*[[Utah Veterans Burial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Veterans Burial Records (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
 
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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.

Getting Started

Getting Started with Utah Research

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Utah Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Utah research.



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Counties



Extinct or Renamed Counties: Carson · Cedar · Desert · Greasewood · Great Salt Lake · Green River · Humboldt · Little Salt Lake · Malad · Richland · Rio Virgin · Saint Mary's · Shambip

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

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