Genealogical Resources

Genealogical Resources

Here are some resources that might assist you in your research to locate a Revolutionary War Patriot. These resources are NOT intended as a show of support, but are offered only as a courtesy for research purposes.

Cyndi’s List
Historical Societies
Vital Records: Utah
Find A Grave
NSSAR Patriot/Grave Index

Utah Genealogical Resources

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH

Willard J. Marriott Library:
295 South 1500 East Salt Lake City, Utah 84112-0860
phone: (801) 581-8558 FAX (801) 585-3464
General Information: http://www.lib.utah.edu

Special Collections/Western Americana:
5th floor of library

UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY

Merrill Library:
Logan, Utah
phone: (435) 797-2663

Special Collections/for Cache Valley 1869-1937:
BLDG L143

SOUTHERN UTAH UNIVERSITY

Gerald R. Sherratt Library:
Cedar City, Utah
phone: (435) 586-7945

Special Collections/For Southern Utah:
Garden Level

STATE OF UTAH

State Archives:
400 North Main Salt Lake City, adjacent State Capitol, P.O. Box 141021,
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-1021
phone: (801) 538-3013 FAX (801) 538-3353
E-MAIL research@state.ut.us
http://www.archives.state.ut.us

(State) Utah Historical Society:
300 South Rio Grande Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
phone (801) 533-3500

UTAH GENEALOGICAL ASSOCIATION (UGA)

Kory Meyerink Point of Contact
http://www.infouga.org

BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY

Harold B. Lee Library: University Hill, Provo, Utah 84404

 

THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER-DAY SAINTS

Family History Library
Mailing address: Attention Family History Department
50 East North Temple Salt Lake City, Utah 84150
Physical Location: 35 North West Temple (mid-block) between
South and North Temple Streets
phone (801) 240-2331

http://www.familysearch.org

The LDS Church History Library
The LDS Church History Library houses diaries, memoirs, personal papers, correspondence, photographs, oral histories, local unit records and annual histories, and records from Church departments as well as other materials that offer historical context for your ancestors’ lives. They may be able to help with the tracking and documenting of ancestry for membership applications. Use the “Ask Us” button to get specific assistance or seek information.
Physical Location: 15 E North Temple Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84150
Open Monday-Wednesday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.;
Thursday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; and Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Online catalog is available on their website.

https://history.lds.org/section/library?lang=eng

Additional Links

 

All the SAR Revolutionary War Grave worksheets filed prior to mid-1993 were microfilmed by the Latter Day Saints (LDS). These microfilms are available for viewing at the NSSAR Genealogical Library or they may be obtained through LDS Family History centers around the world. The film numbers are
US/CAN 2032073 = Abbey through Butler
US/CAN 2032074 = Butler through Dunn
US/CAN 2032075 = Dunn through Harrison
US/CAN 2032076 = Harrison through Lynn
US/CAN 2032077 = Laurens through Maccoun
US/CAN 2032132 = McPherson through Ross
US/CAN 2032133 = Ross through Towne
US/CAN 2032134 = Taber through Zumwalt

 

Something for the Beginner Genealogist

Ultimate Beginners Guide to Genealogy
Getting Started with Genealogy – Everything You Need to Know
A comprehensive blog that explains the basics for the beginning genealogist. There are quite a few additional resource links that will assist you learn more about doing genealogical research.

History at Home: A Guide to Genealogy
This link was suggested by children participating in the After School Care Programs, El Paso County, Colorado. Their volunteer teacher, Ms. Phillips, was having them work on a family tree project. Finding some of the information on our site helpful, they suggested this one might be added, which has additional “how to” links in the article by Andrea Davis (www.HomeAdvisor.com). Thanks Ms. Phillips and students for your suggestion!