Beginnings and Endings: The Family of Frank and Iku Arima

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The birth certificates of three different children from one set of parents in one year is liable to catch one’s attention. It turned out that in July 1905, when Frank and Iku Arima filed for birth certificates for twins Estella and Orville born July 18, 1905, they also filed for their first son, Clarence, born February 8, 1904. Further research …

Family Tree Magazine 2010 Best State Websites

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The Utah Death Certificate Index was named one of the best state websites for 2010 by Family Tree Magazine. In genealogy, as in real estate, it’s all about location, location, location. Finding where your ancestors lived is the first step in identifying records about them. Fortunately, the internet-ization of America also has swept over the nation’s state archives, historical and …

Newly Processed: May 2010

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All public records at the Utah State Archives are accessible through the Research Center. However, once processed the records are easier to use with proper storage and fuller descriptions, including online series inventories. The following list includes record series that were processed during the month of May 2010: Beaver County (Utah). County Clerk Death record, 1881-1949. District Court (Third District …