Your Guide to Researching Utah Ancestors
State Capital: Salt Lake City
Wikipedia's Utah entry gives facts and information about the state and you can click on any of the links at the bottom of the page for information about a county, city or other local informtion.
Books, Periodicals, Articles, Tapes, CD's etc.
On The Web
-- all have a section on Utah that includes maps, historical information, vital records coverage and a bibliography of resources,
Jaussi. Genealogical Records of Utah. 1974
First, bookmark or print out these FHL documents: Utah Research Outline (see upper right to get a printable .pdf version) and XXX Historical background. Also look at XXXX Statewide Indexes.
Use the catalog at the FHL to find out what has been filmed covering the state Michigan ; Click View Related Places in the upper right to find sources that have been filmed for the county you are researching and once there click View Related Places in the upper right to find sources that have been filmed for the township or city. You will want to check for resources in all three jurisdictions, although most people check the county holdings first, township next and state last.
Bookmark or print out this map of Utah Counties.
Then do the same for the ALHN XXXX page and the AHGP XXXX page.
Visit the websites of these libraries. archives and societies.
XXXX is served by the National Archives ___ Region, which is housed in XXXX
The Utah History Research Center maintains a database of Utah burials.
Find burials at Interment.net
The 1880 census can be searched for free at FamilySearch.org. Find other online cesus records and more sensus informaiton at censusfinder.com's XXX links.
The XXX Newspaper Project will help you locate newspapers. Those that have been filmed can usually be borrowed on interlibrary loan. Once you've identified a newspaper you want to see, ask the Librarian at your local library to try to get it on interlibrary loan.
To get information about vital records, check the XXX Vital Records (official page) or the Vitalrec VVVV Page
Finally, check out XXXX Black Sheep Ancestors http://www.blacksheepancestors.com/usa/
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