Births: Reports to Registers

Gina Strack Digital Archives, History 1 Comment

The State of Utah began issuing birth certificates in 1905. Before the law was passed, local government offices used different methods to record the vital records of births and deaths in their community. In 1898, birth and death registrations were  done within the offices of county clerks across the state. For births, physicians and midwives reported the births they attended …

Death Certificates for 1966-1967 Indexed by Name

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Researchers may now search for death certificates by name for 1966 and 1967. Thanks to our volunteers and staff, one may look for a death record by name, date, or county. Utah Death Certificate Index, 1904-1967 The death certificate collection was first released online in December 2006, covering 1904-1956 through a partnership with FamilySearch.  Since then, the Utah State Archives …

The videos are now available!

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On Saturday, July 28th, we held our inaugural family history workshop. We had some great presentations, and people were able to use our Research Center throughout the day. We know not everyone has time on a Saturday to come down to the Archives. As part of our workshop, we recorded the presenters so we can provide continued access to their …

New Name Indexes Search

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One of our most popular online features is our name indexes. We know you love them (especially the death certificates) so we want to make searching them easier for you. Some of our improvements are still in development, but starting today we will be beta testing a brand new interface for users. Hopefully, you will find this more powerful and configurable …