Utah Genealogists

Our Utah genealogists research on location. They will find and analyze the best records available to further your family history research. They can search the various archives and libraries in Utah, including:

  • Family History Library
    Largest genealogical library in the world with billions of records. Names of over 3 billion deceased people from over 110 countries. Contains 2.4 million microfilm, 727,000 microfiche, 356,000 books, 4,500 periodicals, 3,725 electronic resources. Records date from 707 AD to present.
  • Daughters of the Utah Pioneers
    Over 100,000 pioneer histories, pictures, diaries, and letters
  • Gerald R. Sherratt Library, Special Collections at Southern Utah University
    180,000 volumes
  • Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University
    Census, vital birth, marriage, death, and divorce records, obituaries, cemeteries, immigration, land, Latter-day Saints, military, archives CDs, libraries and historical societies, reference books, family and local histories, periodicals, newspapers, biography, city directories, African American records, maps, government documents
  • J. Willard Marriott Library. University of Utah
    Historical documents, Firemans maps, rare books, biographies, mining and rail road historie, periodicals, documents, photographs, films.
  • LDS Church History Library
    Records chronicling the history of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from its beginning in 1830 to the present day. Contains manuscripts, books, Church records, photographs, oral histories, architectural drawings, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, maps, microforms, and audiovisual materials.
  • Logan Library
    Cemetery transcriptions and records of mortuaries in Cache County, history and records of religious denominations in Logan, Utah, city records, city directories, property records, newspapers, school records, births, marriages, and deaths
  • Magna Ethnic Museum
    Genealogies of Greek immigrants
  • Merrill Library, Utah State University
    Over 1.5 million volumes, including 621,000 books, 300,000 government documents, 100,000 maps, 13,000 current serial subscriptions, and access to over 200 bibliographic, full-text, informational databases.
  • Salt Lake City Public Library
    Good heraldry and Western Americana collections, including books about Mormon and other ethnic pioneers
  • Sons Of Utah Pioneers
    Area histories, Mormon Battalion histories, manuscripts, biographies, historical magazines, American soldiers lists, photographs.
  • Stewart Library, Weber State University
    Thousands of printed and electronic books, journals, online databases, videos and DVDs, maps, music CDs, and microfilms.
  • Utah Department of Administrative Services Division of Archives & Records Service
    Births, deaths, and marriages from before 1898, court records, land, military, and mining records
  • Utah Historical Society
    Deseret News newspapers from 1800s as well as Utah digital newspaper collections from surrounding areas in Utah.

We also have Salt Lake City genealogists.

Our professional researchers can do research projects of many sizes and for many budgets. We customize the amount of research provided according to your needs.

If you want to know more about how our genealogists can further your research, you can request a research quote.

Some of the major records sources that can be used for genealogy research in Utah include:

  • Births and christenings, 1890 to 1941
  • Marriages, early 1887 to 1966
  • Divorces, 1852 to present
  • Deaths, burials, and cemetery records, 1847 to 1966
  • Church records of christenings, marriages, deaths, or other information about their members
  • Wills and estates, 1851 to 1969
  • Land records were kept by the towns and counties from the time they were settled
  • Naturalization and citizenship records
  • Adoption records, before 1913
  • Mining claims, 1871 to 1918
  • Indian War Service Affidavits, 1909 to 1917
  • Territorial Case Files of the U.S. District Courts, 1870 to 1896
  • Territorial Militia Records, 1840 to 1877
  • Federal census records were recorded every 10 years starting in 1790
  • State census records recorded every 10 years beginning in 1850, as well as a Territorial census in 1856
  • Newspapers were written in many areas and time periods which contain information such as notices of marriages, notices of death, and obituaries
  • Town and county histories were written that record information about the settlers and their families; many family genealogies of the settlers of Utah
  • Emigration and immigration records
  • Many other records, including biographies, pioneer histories, journals, family histories, passenger lists, tax lists, and town records

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