Brigham Young University - Harold B. Lee Library
Census & related Lists of various kinds:
Mormon Pioneer Search - Tracing Mormon Pioneers
Utah Census Search - The purpose of this page is to provide a search tool for Utah
Census records. This resource should only be used as an index and a search of the
original should always be done to overcome transcription errors and omissions.
Extinct Utah Counties:: (not linked unless noted, ):
(If you know of more to be added, please contact us.)
Great Salt Lake -
Green River -
Saint Marys -
Rio Virgen -
17-Jan-1859: (Then, Utah Territory) as reorganized and detached from Great|
Salt Lake County (now Salt Lake County).
Established 1856 (Utah Territory). A continuing conflict between the federal
government and the Utah Mormon population lead to dissolution of the
county in 1862.
29-Jan-1868: renamed and shortened to Salt Lake.
Factual information forthcoming for all counties listed here.
28-Feb-1861: (Then, Jefferson Territory) Robert W. Steele, Provisional
Governor of the Territory of Jefferson, declared the Territory disbanded upon
the arrival of William Gilpin, the new territorial governor of Colorado. Utah
Territory lost to the creation of Colorado Territory.
16-Feb-1872: Washington County gained all of Rio Virgen. Rio Virgen
Genealogical/Historical Commissions, Societies and Museums:
Please click on graphic below, " " (if present) for the entire GHLL county "package"
(To list a local society, please contact us.)
Box Elder -
Box Elder -
Salt Lake -
Salt Lake -
Salt Lake -
Society Name and Location
Box Elder Museum (Natural History) (Brigham City, UT)
Brigham City Museum (history and art county-wide) (Brigham City, UT)
Cache Valley Historical Society (Logan, UT)
Smithfield UT Historical Society (Salt Lake City, UT)
Utah Jewish Genealogical Society (no twp provided, UT)
Morgan County Historical Society (Morgan, UT)
Cuban Genealogical Society (Salt Lake City, UT)
Sons of Utah Pioneers (Salt Lake City, UT)
Utah Jewish Genealogical Society (Salt Lake City, UT)
Tooele County Historical Society (Tooele, UT)
Washington County Historical Society (St. George, UT)
History to Go - The Land, American Indians, Trappers, Traders, & Explorers,
Pioneers & Cowboys, Mining & Railroads, Statehood & the Progressive Era,
From War to War and Utah Today.
Southern Utah University (SUU) - Gerald R. Sherratt Libary; The mission of the Library is
to ensure access to global information within a personalized learning environment...
State Capital City: Salt Lake City (Capital since 1858 - located in Salt Lake County)
The State name: The Navajo Indians were referred to by the Apache as "Yuttahih" meaning "one that is higher up." Europeans misunderstood this term to refer to the tribes living higher in the mountains than the Navajo, the Utes, and the territory was called the land of the Utes, "Utah".
Research Center - The Research Center is a public research facility operated by the
Utah State Archives and Utah State History, located in Salt Lake City)
Tracing Mormon Pioneers - (Bentzel Family) Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Index,
Tracing Mormon Pioneers - (Nichols Family) Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Index,
Tracing Mormon Pioneers - traveling to Utah from 1847-1868
Trails to Utah and the Pacific - diaries of 49 pioneers trekking westward
Utah History to Go - Early Forts & Trading Posts
University of Utah - J. Willard Marriott Library; at the University of Utah, holds over
3,000,000 million volumes and hosts more than 100 digital collections containing
8,000,000 photographs, maps, books, audio recordings, newspaper articles, and
U.S.A. - General Information links page
U.S.A. - Possessions & Territories
Blacksheep Ancestors - Utah Prisoners and Convicts.
Board of Pardons - Prisoner's Pardon Application files 1892-1949 Utah State Archives.