OTHER GENEALOGY RESOURCES
Salt Lake County, Utah
Societies and Family History Resources ∣ County Courthouse and Government Records ∣ County Genealogy Links
Salt Lake County was established on March 03, 1852 as an Original county of State of Deseret.
Currently the Salt Lake County Seat is situated in Salt Lake City plus the county government website is http://www.slco.org/
Areas neighboring Salt Lake County are Tooele County, Wasatch County, Summit County, Morgan County, Davis County.
Salt Lake County vital records can be found at the Utah Office of Vital Records has copies of birth, marriage, divorce and death records. There is a fee for each copy requested. Please refer to the information to the Statewide Vital Records in Utah for current fees and application process. Birth, marriage, and death records are connected with central life events.
You can search online for Salt Lake County Birth, Marriage, Divorce or Death Records. You can also Order Electronically Online or can download an application for Utah Birth Certificate, Marriage or Divorce Certificate, Death Certificate Applications to mail.
Beaver County includes Federal Census Schedules to assist in researching your family tree. Government Population Schedules are available for 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 (free index), 1890 (fragment), 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930, 1940.
Salt Lake Co. Mortality Schedules can be acquired for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Salt Lake Co. Industry and Agriculture Schedules can be obtained for 1850, 1860, 1870 and 1880. Salt Lake Co. Union Veterans Schedules is available for 1890. You’ll find free down-loadable and also printable census forms that can help with your research.
Salt Lake County Society and Family History Resources
A list of Salt Lake County Historical and Genealogical Societies, Forums, Message Boards, Libraries, Archives.
- Utah State Genealogy Network (facebook.com)
- Salt Lake County, Utah Message Boards (boards.ancestry.com)
- Salt Lake County, Utah Genealogy Forum (genforum.genealogy.com)
- USGenWeb Archives for Salt Lake County (usgwarchives.net)
Salt Lake County Courthouse and Government Records
Researchers frequently fail to notice the advantages of Salt Lake County court, probate, and land records data as a useful resource of genealogy information and facts. Hidden away in Utah courthouses and archives everywhere tend to be the desires and frustrations of the many Utah men and women. The chances are great that your potential ancestors have left a in-depth document of at least several aspects of their lives in the Salt Lake County court records. Even if your ancestors and forefathers is not mentioned in a Court case, take into consideration all of the other procedures which may have lead to her or him showing up in court records.
The below facts indicates whatever marriage, birth, death, land, wills, and court records can be found in Salt Lake County. The dates stated listed below are considered the first widely known documents in this county.
- Salt Lake County Courthouse (all departments listed below are located here, unless otherwise noted)
- Address: 333 S 200 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
- Phone: (801) 468-3519
- Salt Lake County Clerk
- Birth / Death Records: 1898–1905 (records also available from the Salt Lake Valley Health Department or the State Archives)
- Marriage Records: 1887
- Salt Lake County Recorder
- Land Records: 1852
- Salt Lake County Clerk of District Court
- Address: 450 South State St, P.O. Box 1860, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-1860
- Phone: (801) 238-7334
- Probate Records: 1852
- Court Records: 1851
Salt Lake County Links
The following are links to Genealogy and family history, Records and Resources relevant to Salt Lake County. These genealogy links fall into 3 categories: Business Sites, Personal Sites or Organization Sites. Some have free access some have to have a fee. This is merely a list which has been compiled or submitted. I do not recommend or promote one genealogy site above another. Feel free to suggest your own preferred Salt Lake County genealogy or family history associated sites.
Salt Lake Co. UT Books, Newspapers & Publications
- Utah Newspapers Books & Publications Research Guide
- Utah historical newspaper archives online (newspapers.com)
- Historical Newspapers from Utah (1690 – 1992) (genealogybank.com) Rapidly find names and keywords / phrases in over 450 million articles, obituaries, marriage announcements, birth notices and also other items written in over 2,800 historic U.S. newspapers. Brand new content added every month!
- Salt Lake Tribune, The (Salt Lake City, Utah) (search.ancestry.com)
- Salt Lake County, Utah Books (amazon.com)
- Search Utah Obituaries (1985 to current) (genealogybank.com)
- Salt Lake County Genealogy Books (books.google.com)
Salt Lake Co. UT Birth, Marriage & Death Records
- Utah Vital Records Research Guide
- Salt Lake County Death Records, 1908-1949 (familysearch.org) Name index and images for Salt Lake County death records from 1908-1949. The volumes are arranged chronologically. The entries are arranged numerically. Deaths from 1908-1949 were recorded on certificates . They are arranged numerically by registered number then by date of death (i.e. month & year). Some records in this collection may be for deaths occurring before 1908 where the remains were re-interred between 1908 and 1949.
- Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915 (familysearch.org) Name index and images of Salt Lake County Birth records from 1890-1908. The records are arranged in volumes chronologically. The records from 1890-1908 were recorded in registers and are arranged numerically.
- Salt Lake County Divorce Case Files1852 to 1887 (archives.com) Utah State Archives
- Salt Lake County, County Clerk Birth Registers1898 to 1905 (archives.com) Utah State Archives
- Utah, Births and Christenings, 1892-1941 (familysearch.org)
- Utah Death Certificate Index from 1904 to 1956 (archives.com) Utah State Archives
- Utah Marriage Records from 1900-1996 (archives.com) Utah State Public Record Offices
- Utah Marriage Records, Various Sources from 1800 – 1899 (archives.com) Various Public Records Sources
- Utah Divorce Records from 1997 – 2010 (archives.com) Utah Administrative Office of the Courts
- Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956 (familysearch.org)
- Social Security Death Index (search.ancestry.com)
Salt Lake Co. UT Court, Probate Land and Tax Records
- Utah Court Records Research Guide
- Salt Lake County, Utah Civil and Criminal Case Files, 1852-1887 (search.ancestry.com)
- Salt Lake County, Index to Probate Case Files, 1852-81 (search.ancestry.com)
- Salt Lake County, Utah Coroners’ Inquest Case Files, 1870-1871, 1886-1937 (search.ancestry.com)
- Probate Records, 1851-1961 (familysearch.org)
- BLM Land Records (glorecords.blm.gov)
Salt Lake Co. UT Census Records
- Utah Census Records Research Guide
- Salt Lake County, UT Census Records Links
- Utah Census, 1850-90 (search.ancestry.com)
Salt Lake Co. UT Cemeteries & Church Records
- Utah Cemetery Research Guide
- Salt Lake Co., Utah Graves (findagrave.com)
- Salt Lake City, Utah Cemetery Records, 1848-1992 (search.ancestry.com)
- Utah Cemeteries (search.ancestry.com)
- Utah Cemetery Inventory (search.ancestry.com)
- Salt Lake County Tombstone Transcription Project (usgwtombstones.org)
- Salt Lake Co., Utah Cemeteries (Internment.net)
- Topographic Cemetery List and Map for Salt Lake County, Utah
- Salt Lake Co., Utah Cemetery Books (amazon.com)
- Utah Church & Bible Research Guide
- Topographic Church List and Map for Salt Lake County, Utah
- Early Church Information File, 1830-1900 (familysearch.org)
- Salt Lake County, Utah Church Books (amazon.com)
Salt Lake Co. UT Family Websites, Pictures & Histories
- Utah Family Group Sheet Project (fgs-project.com)
Salt Lake Co. UT General and History Websites
- See Also State History for Utah
- Salt Lake County, Utah Wikipedia (wikipedia.org)
- Tales of a triumphant people : a history of Salt Lake County, Utah, 1847-1900 (search.ancestry.com)
- Salt Lake County History (uacnet.org)
- Salt Lake County, Utah Wiki (familysearch.org)
- Salt Lake Co. UT Genealogy (kindredtrails.com)
- Family History Library (familysearch.org)
- Salt Lake County, Utah (linkpendium.com)
- Cyndi’s List – United States – Utah – Counties – Salt Lake (cyndislist.com)
- Salt Lake County Utah (genealogytrails.com)
- Salt Lake Co. UTGenweb (rootsweb.ancestry.com)
- Salt Lake County Genealogy Queries (cousinconnect.com)
- Salt Lake Co. Data Collections (search.ancestry.com)
Salt Lake Co. UT Immigration & Naturalization
- See Also Statewide Immigration and Naturalization Links for Utah
- Utah, Naturalization and Citizenship Records, 1858-1959 (search.ancestry.com)
Salt Lake Co. UT Maps, Atlases & Gazetteers
- See Also Map of Utah Links and Information
- 1895 Salt Lake County Map (livgenmi.com)
Salt Lake Co. UT Military Records
- Utah Military Records Research Guide
- Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966 (familysearch.org)
- Territorial Militia Records, 1849-1877 (familysearch.org)
- Utah Military Records (fold3.com) delivers access to military records, stories, photos, and personal documents belonging to the Utah men and women that served. Suitable for Salt Lake County genealogists, researchers, historians plus much more.
Salt Lake Co. UT Schools & Directories
- Utah City Directories (search.ancestry.com)
- Utah Directory, 1890: Salt Lake City, Logan, and Provo (search.ancestry.com)
- Sons of Utah Pioneers Membership Applications (search.ancestry.com)