You'll love this if...
- you're tracing ancestors in Salt Lake City, Utah
- you want to learn more about Salt Lake history
- you need ideas for Salt Lake City genealogy sources and websites to check
Quickly access the essential facts, advice and resources you need to find your ancestors in cities across the USA. Our downloadable City Guides are perfect for stashing in your research binder or toting to the library. The four-page Salt Lake City Guide download includes:
- essential history and facts
- details on available genealogy records
- websites, publications and organizations to aid your search
- the city's top five historic sites
Here are just a few of the helpful tips you'll find inside:
"Early arrivals were mostly Mormon converts from northern states and abroad. The LDS Church supported the migration of thousands from the British Isles, Scandinavia and continental Europe."
"Records of birth older than 100 years, marriage and divorce records older than 75 years and death records older than 50 years are at the State Archives <archives.utah.gov/research/index.html>. The archives will copy easily accessible and indexed records; otherwise, visit in person or hire local help."
"The local Deseret News published its first issue in 1850. Both the Salt Lake Herald and Tribune were in circulation by the early 1870s. You can search these and 10 more Salt Lake County papers at the Utah Digital Newspapers Project <digitalnewspapers.org>."
Plus, each guide contains web links for one-click access to every recommended online resource. You can view this PDF on your computer or print it out for your reference.