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How to Obtain Utah Death Certificates

If you look at the history of the vital records registration in the US states, you come to know that the US states had not given the importance to the statewide registration of the vital events in the early years. It was the early nineteenth century when they took big steps to ensure the statewide registration of vital events. The state of Utah was also among such states which started statewide registration in 1905. The main records were civil registration of births, deaths, and marriages which were not properly recorded before the year 1905. There were some signs that there was a system of the town registration of the vital events in Utah but it wasn't sure that the maintenance of records is authentic or not. The town offices were responsible to look after the data collection and maintaining the vital statistics including the births, deaths and marriages. In 1905, the state made an act which asked all the counties clerks to keep the separate registers for the births and deaths. In US, as it is very much obvious that the marriages are considered as a civil matter and apart from this, marriages are also related with the religion so the marriages registration was not required in Utah State until 1887.

Death records or death certificates (MCCD), Are a substantial part of the legal process. This significant information is vital to state and local government official. The state death record database contains information about a person's death, location, date, time, residence. Sometimes the names of the mother and father, and Even the physician who declares vital statistics and the cause of a person's death. Death records have long been used to help with ancestry, research. They are considered to be "primary source" records, because the information is recorded by an eye witness, at the time the death takes place.

Utah County Death Records

Beaver County
Box Elder County
Cache County
Carbon County
Daggett County
Davis County
Duchesne County
Emery County
Garfield County
Grand County
Iron County
Juab County
Kane County
Millard County
Morgan County
Piute County
Rich County
Salt Lake County
San Juan County
Sanpete County
Sevier County
Summit County
Tooele County
Uintah County
Utah County
Wasatch County
Washington County
Wayne County
Weber County


Utah Death Record Certificates and Obituaries

Utah Bureau of Vital Records
288 North 1460 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-2855