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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.
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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 and it's capital is Salt Lake City.  It was admitted to the Union as the 45th state on 4 Jan 1896.  It was created from Utah Territory.  <ref>Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in ''Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia'', https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 31 Oct 2016.</ref>
  
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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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<div style="padding-left: 1px; width: 74%; float: left;"><center>''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] Utah''</center><br>{{TitleStyle1}}Welcome to Utah, the Beehive State{{/p}} [[Image:{{UTMonumentValley}}|thumb]]'''''Major Online Resources'''''
 
*[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)
 
*[http://history.utah.gov/research_and_collections/cemeteries/index.html Utah Burial Database] often gives birthdate. (Free)
 
*[http://digitalnewspapers.org/ Utah Digital Newspapers Project]. Name searchable. (Free)
 
*[[Tracing LDS Ancestors|Tracing LDS (Mormon) Ancestors]]. Wiki how-to pages.
 
  
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== Utah Counties ==
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<h3>Utah Research Tools</h3>
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Links to articles and websites that assist in Utah research.
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*[[Utah Record Selection Table|Utah Record Finder]]
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*[http://www.mapofus.org/Utah/ Boundary Changes for Utah Counties]
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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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|}<br><br>{{Click|Image:UT_ORP.png|Utah Online Genealogy Records}} [[File:Ask the Community Button New Version.jpg|link=FamilySearch Genealogy Research Groups on Facebook]]{{Adoption Utah Genealogical Association}}
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'''Click''' on the link or the map below to go to a county page.  
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== Utah Clickable Map ==
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Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States.  Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.
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*[[Beaver County, Utah|Beaver]]
 
*[[Box Elder County, Utah|Box Elder]]
 
*[[Cache County, Utah|Cache]]
 
*[[Carbon County, Utah|Carbon]]
 
*[[Daggett County, Utah|Daggett]]
 
*[[Davis County, Utah|Davis]]
 
  
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== Counties ==
*[[Duchesne County, Utah|Duchesne]]  
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'''Counties:''' Many genealogy records are kept at the county level
*[[Emery County, Utah|Emery]]  
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*[[Garfield County, Utah|Garfield]]  
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*[[Grand County, Utah|Grand]]  
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*[[Iron County, Utah|Iron]]  
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*[[Beaver County, Utah Genealogy|Beaver]]  
*[[Juab County, Utah|Juab]]
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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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*[[Kane County, Utah|Kane]]  
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*[[Duchesne County, Utah Genealogy|Duchesne]]  
*[[Millard County, Utah|Millard]]  
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*[[Emery County, Utah Genealogy|Emery]]  
*[[Morgan County, Utah|Morgan]]  
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*[[Garfield County, Utah Genealogy|Garfield]]  
*[[Piute County, Utah|Piute]]  
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*[[Grand County, Utah Genealogy|Grand]]  
*[[Rich County, Utah|Rich]]  
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*[[Iron County, Utah Genealogy|Iron]]  
*[[Salt Lake County, Utah|Salt Lake]]
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*[[Juab County, Utah Genealogy|Juab]]
  
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*[[San Juan County, Utah|San Juan]]  
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*[[Kane County, Utah Genealogy|Kane]]  
*[[Sanpete County, Utah|Sanpete]]  
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*[[Millard County, Utah Genealogy|Millard]]  
*[[Sevier County, Utah|Sevier]]  
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*[[Morgan County, Utah Genealogy|Morgan]]  
*[[Summit County, Utah|Summit]]  
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*[[Piute County, Utah Genealogy|Piute]]  
*[[Tooele County, Utah|Tooele]]  
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*[[Rich County, Utah Genealogy|Rich]]  
*[[Uintah County, Utah|Uintah]]
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*[[Salt Lake County, Utah Genealogy|Salt Lake]]
  
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*[[Utah County, Utah|Utah]]  
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*[[San Juan County, Utah Genealogy|San Juan]]
*[[Wasatch County, Utah|Wasatch]]  
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*[[Sanpete County, Utah Genealogy|Sanpete]]  
*[[Washington County, Utah|Washington]]  
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*[[Sevier County, Utah Genealogy|Sevier]]  
*[[Wayne County, Utah|Wayne]]  
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*[[Summit County, Utah Genealogy|Summit]]  
*[[Weber County, Utah|Weber]]
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*[[Tooele County, Utah Genealogy|Tooele]]  
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*[[Uintah County, Utah Genealogy|Uintah]]
  
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*[[Utah County, Utah, Genealogy|Utah]]
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*[[Wasatch County, Utah Genealogy|Wasatch]]
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*[[Washington County, Utah Genealogy|Washington]]
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*[[Wayne County, Utah Genealogy|Wayne]]
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*[[Weber County, Utah Genealogy|Weber]]
 
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'''Extinct or Renamed Counties:'''
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*[[Carson County, Nevada Genealogy|Carson NV]]
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*[[Cedar County, Utah Genealogy|Cedar UT]]
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*[[Desert County, Utah Genealogy|Desert UT]]
  
'''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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*[[Greasewood County, Utah Genealogy|Greasewood UT]]
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*[[Great Salt Lake County, Utah Genealogy|Great Salt Lake UT]]
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*[[Green River County, Utah Genealogy|Green River UT]]
  
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*[[Humboldt County, Nevada Genealogy|Humboldt NV]]
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*[[Little Salt Lake County, Utah Genealogy|Little&nbsp;Salt Lake UT]]
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*[[Malad County, Idaho Genealogy|Malad ID]]
  
=== Major Repositories  ===
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*[[Richland County, Utah Genealogy|Richland UT]]
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*[[Rio Virgin County, Utah Genealogy|Rio Virgin UT]]
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*[[Saint Mary's County, Nevada Genealogy|Saint Mary's NV]]
  
[[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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*[[Shambip County, Utah Genealogy|Shambip UT]]
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=== Migration Routes  ===
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== 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]]  
 
[[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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| article = Utah Land and Property
 
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| article = Salt Lake City Public Library
 
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| article = LDS Emigration and Immigration
 
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=== Community Tree  ===
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== Additional Resources ==
 
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*'''2001-2014''' - {{RecordSearch|2311973|Currentobituary.com index, 2001-2014}} at [https://familysearch.org/search FamilySearch] — index
[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://www.cyndislist.com/us/ut/ Cyndi's List] - Utah genealogy sites on the internet
 
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*[http://genealogytrails.com/utah/ Utah Genealogy Trails] - collection of transcribed data for the state of Utah
*1850-1880, 1900, and 1920 US Census records for Utah  
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*[http://www.accessgenealogy.com/utah-genealogy Access Genealogy] – Genealogy guide for Utah
*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.ancestorhunt.com/Utah-genealogy.htm Ancestorhunt.com] - resources for Utah genealogy research
*Veterans burials from territorial time to 1966
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*[http://www.raogk.org/Utah-genealogy/ Random Acts of Genealogical Kindness] - Guide to Ancestry and Family Tree Records for Utah
 
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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
See also:<br>
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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)
*[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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*[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 ==
  
==== Records in the Historical Record Collections described in Wiki Articles  ====
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*[[Utah Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)|Utah Births and Christenings (FamilySearch Historical Records)]]
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*[[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 and it's capital is Salt Lake City. It was admitted to the Union as the 45th state on 4 Jan 1896. It was created from Utah Territory. [1]

Getting Started

Getting Started with Utah Research

Links to articles on getting started with Utah research:


Utah Research Tools

Links to articles and websites that assist in Utah research.



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Many genealogy records are kept on the county level in the United States. Click on a county below to go to the county Wiki article listing more information.

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

Counties

Counties: Many genealogy records are kept at the county level

Extinct or Renamed Counties:

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

Below are FamilySearch resources that can assist you in resourcing your family.

Additional Resources

References

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "List of US States by Date of Admission," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_U.S._states_by_date_of_admission_to_the_Union, accessed 31 Oct 2016.