Utah, Births and Christenings, 1892-1941 is a free collection at FamilySearch with a searchable name index for birth, baptism, and christening records in Utah.

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[su_heading size=”18″]What Can I Learn from Utah Birth Records?[/su_heading]

Birth and christening index entries usually include (over 98% of the time):

  • Name of the child
  • Gender
  • Names of the parents
  • Birth date
  • Birthplace
  • Christening date (if the source is a church record)
  • Family History Library Microfilm and item numbers for the source materials

Birth and christening index entries sometimes include:

  • Father’s birthplace (79% of the time)
  • Mother’s birthplace (78% of the time)
  • Race or color (23% of the time)

[su_heading size=”18″]How Can Birth Records Help Me Find Other Records?[/su_heading]

With Birth Records information you can:

  • Look for the child or parents in the state or federal census and put an entire family together
  • Use the place of birth to search for other church records for this child or family
  • Use the parents’ names and child’s place of birth to search for this family in a local city directory & learn about the parents’ employment from a city directory search
  • Use the parents’ places of birth to start searching for their birth records and migration records
  • Use the child’s place of birth to search for parents’ land records
  • Use the child’s place of birth and parent’s names to search for any tax or court records
  • Estimate the parents’ marriage date–if parents married, they generally married before a child’s birth and you may be able to estimate the parents’ marriage date based on children’s birth dates
  • Use a child’s birth date to help estimate draft registration date and find draft registration records or military service records


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