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  • Beaver County, Utah —
    Information Updated for:  Jul 29, 2013
  • Formed from:  portions of Iron County.
    Established:  05-Jan-1856
    County Seat:  Beaver, Utah

    County history - Beaver County is named for the Beaver River and the many beavers in the area.

    Beaver Courthouse
    GHLL Beaver County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Beaver County, UT Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/UTGenWeb site - Beaver County Archives
    7. US/UTGenWeb - Beaver County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Beaver County Courthouse, 105 East Center, P.O. Box 392, Beaver, UT 84713.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Lincoln County, Nevada (west), Millard County (north), Iron County (south),
             Sevier County (east 1), Piute County (east 2).

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    Census Information Beaver County):
  • 1870 Census

  • Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Beaver county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


  • Box Elder County, Utah —
    Information Updated for:  Jul 29, 2013
  • Formed from:  portions of Weber County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1856
    County Seat:  Brigham City, Utah

    County history - Box Elder County is named for the many Box Elder trees in the area.

    Box Elder Courthouse
    GHLL Box Elder County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project - Box Elder County AHGP
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Society/Museum/Assn - (Box Elder Museum (Natural History) / Brigham City, UT)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Brigham City Museum (history and art county-wide) / Brigham City, UT)
    6. US/UTGenWeb site - Box Elder County Archives
    7. Vital Records - Box Elder County Clerk, 01 South Main Street, Brigham City, UT 84302-2548.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Cache County (east), Weber County (southeast), Tooele County (south), Elko
                County, Nevada
    (west), Cassia County, Idaho (north), Oneida County, Idaho (north).

        National Park Service - May 10, 1869 the Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined
             their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory, (now Box Elder County) and
             forged the destiny of a nation. Golden Spike National Historic Site shares the
             stories of the people and settings that define the completion of the first
             Transcontinental Railroad.

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    Census Information Box Elder County):
  • 1870 Census

  • Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Box Elder county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


  • Cache County, Utah —
    Information Updated for:  May 12, 2014
  • Formed from:  portions of Unorganized territory.
    Established:  05-Jan-1856
    County Seat:  Logan, Utah

    County history - Cache County is named for the fur stashes (cashes) made by many of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company trappers.

    Cache Courthouse
    GHLL Cache County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Cache County, UT Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Cache Valley Historical Society / Logan, UT)
    6. Society/Museum/Assn - (Smithfield UT Historical Society / Smithfield, UT)
    7. US/UTGenWeb site - Cache County Archives
    8. US/UTGenWeb - Cache County Genealogy & History
    9. Vital Records (Free Public Records)  |  Cache County (Local Records)  |  Logan, UT (County Seat Records).
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Box Elder County (west), Weber County (south), Rich County (east), Franklin
                County, Idaho
    (north), Oneida County, Idaho (northwest).

        Court Records Directory - Cache County

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    Census Information Cache County):
  • 1920 Census

  • Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Cache county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


  • Daggett County, Utah —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 10, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Uintah County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1919
    County Seat:  Manila, Utah

    County history - Daggett County is named in honor of Ellsworth Daggett (1810-1880), the first Utah Surveyor General.

    Daggett Courthouse
    GHLL Daggett County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Daggett County, UT Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/UTGenWeb site - Daggett County Archives
    7. US/UTGenWeb - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    8. US/UTGenWeb - Daggett County Genealogy & History
    9. Vital Records - Daggett County Clerk, 95 N 1st W, P.O. Box 218, Manila, UT 84046.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Summit County (west), Duchesne County (southwest), Uintah County (south),
             Moffat County, Colorado (east), Sweetwater County, Wyoming (north).

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    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page and the item which concerns you.


  • Davis County, Utah —
    Information Updated for:  Jul 29, 2013
  • Formed from:  portions of native American lands [an Original County].
    Established:  03-Mar-1852
    County Seat:  Farmington, Utah

    County history - Davis County is named in honor of Captain Daniel C. Davis, an early settler to the area and officer in the Mormon Battalion.

    Davis Courthouse
    GHLL Davis County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Davis County, UT Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (Utah Jewish Genealogical Society / no twp provided, UT)
    6. US/UTGenWeb site - Davis County Archives
    7. US/UTGenWeb - Davis County Genealogy & History
    8. Davis County Vital Records - Davis County Clerk, 28 E State St, PO Box 618, Farmington, UT 84025.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Salt Lake County (south), Morgan County (east), Weber County (west), Box Elder
                County
    (northwest/water), Tooele County (west/water).

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    Census Information Davis County):
  • 1860 Census

  • Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Report Form, for Davis county <----> copy/paste the item(s) which concern you.


  • Duchesne County, Utah —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 11, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Wasatch County.
    Established:  04-Jan-1915
    County Seat:  Duchesne, Utah

    County history - Duchesne County Name:  Several possible origins of the county name are:  1.) The Ute Indian word doo-shane meaning dark canyon,   2.) Fort Duchesne, built by the French in what is now Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania,   3.) Rose du Chesne (1769-1852), founder of the Sacred Heart in Utah,   4.) An early Indian chief in the region   5.) An 1830s French fur trapper, Andre Duchesne (1584-1640), a French geographer and historian.

    Duchesne Courthouse
    GHLL Duchesne County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Duchesne County, UT Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/UTGenWeb site - Duchesne County Archives
    7. US/UTGenWeb - Duchesne County Genealogy & History
    8. Vital Records - Duchesne County Clerk, PO Box 270, Duchesne, UT 84021.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Summit County (north), Daggett County (northeast), Uintah County (east), Carbon
             County (south), Utah County (southwest), Wasatch County (west).

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    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page and the item which concerns you.


  • Emery County, Utah —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 11, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of unorganized territory [Sanpete and Sevier Counties].
    Established:  20-Feb-1880
    County Seat:  Castle Dale, Utah

    County history - Emery County is named in honor of George W. Emery (1830-1909), Governor of the Utah Territory from 1875-1880.

    Emery Courthouse
    GHLL Emery County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Emery County, UT Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/UTGenWeb site - Emery County Archives
    7. US/UTGenWeb - Emery County Genealogy & History
    8. Emery County Vital Records - Emery County Clerk, 95 E Main St, PO Box 907, Castle Dale, UT 84513.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Carbon County (north), Grand County (east), Wayne County (south), Sevier County
             (southwest), Sanpete County (northwest).

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    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page and the item which concerns you.


  • Garfield County, Utah —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 11, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Iron, Sevier and Kane Counties.
    Established:  09-Mar-1882
    County Seat:  Panguitch, Utah

    County history - Garfield County is named in honor of James A. Garfield, 20th President of the United States.

    Garfield Courthouse
    GHLL Garfield County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Garfield County, UT Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/UTGenWeb site - Garfield County Archives
    7. US/UTGenWeb - Garfield County Genealogy & History
    8. Garfield County Vital Records - Garfield County Clerk, 55 S Main S, P.O. Box 77, Panguitch, UT 84759.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Wayne County (north), San Juan County (east), Kane County (south), Iron County
             (west), Beaver County (northwest), Piute County (northwest).

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    Please report links or information that should be updated or added:
        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page and the item which concerns you.


  • Grand County, Utah —
    Information Updated for:  Jan 10, 2010
  • Formed from:  portions of Emery County.
    Established:  xx-xxx-1890
    County Seat:  Moab, Utah

    County history - Grand County is named after The Grand River, since renamed the Colorado River ('Aha Kwahwat in Mojave). The natural course of the river flows from 25 km (16 mi) north of Grand Lake, Colorado into the Gulf of California (a 1,450 mi distance), but the heavy use of the river as an irrigation source for the Imperial Valley has desiccated the lower course of the river in Mexico such that it no longer consistently reaches the sea.


    Grand Courthouse
    GHLL Grand County Package:
    1. American History & Genealogy Project (None found online at the time of this update.)
    2. Cemetery Listings - may include photos, records, name lists, etc..
    3. Cities/Towns/Townships - compiled by Wikipedia
    4. Genealogy Forum - Grand County, UT Genealogy Forum (Genealogy.com)
    5. Society/Museum/Assn - (None found online at the time of this update.)
    6. US/UTGenWeb site - Grand County Archives
    7. US/UTGenWeb - Grand County Genealogy & History
    8. Grand County Vital Records - Grand County Clerk, Grand County Courthouse, 125 East Center St., Moab, UT 84532.
    Additional Local History/Genealogy:
        Adjacent counties (GHLL listings):
             Uintah County (north), Garfield County, Colorado (northeast), Mesa County,
             Colorado (east), San Juan County (south), Emery County (west), Carbon County
             (northwest).

        Arches National Monument - Corona Arch, Grand County.

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        Correction or addition Report for this county - just copy/paste the URL for this page and the item which concerns you.



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