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Family History

Birth Records

Birth Records

1890-1915

Copies of birth records for personal or genealogical use can be obtained from the Archives for the years 1890-1915.

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For birth records from 1916 - present, contact:

The Salt Lake County Health Department Bureau of Vital Records 
610 South 200 East 
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111 
385-468-4230

Health Department Records:

The Salt Lake County Health Department Bureau of Vital Records maintains records as follows:

  • Births occurring within the Salt Lake CITY limits: 1890-present.
  • Births within current Salt Lake COUNTY limits: September 1969-present.
  • Births for all of the STATE of Utah: 1975 and 1977-present.

Additional resources include:

  • The Utah State Office of Vital Records and Statistics is another source for certificates for births that occurred in Utah since 1905.
  • Utah History Research Center and the Family History Library have birth certificates from 1898 to 1905 on microfilm. 

 

Death Records

Death Records

1847 - 1949

Copies of death records for the years 1847-1949 for personal or genealogical use can be obtained from the Archives.

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For deaths occurring 1950 - present contact:

The Salt Lake County Health Department Bureau of Vital Records 
610 South 200 East 
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111 
385-468-4230

Health Department Records:

The Salt Lake County Health Department Bureau of Vital Records maintains records as follows:

  • Deaths occurring within the Salt Lake CITY limits: 1847-present and
  • Deaths within current Salt Lake COUNTY limits: September 1969-present.

Additional resources include:

  • The Utah State Office of Vital Records and Statistics is another source for certificates for deaths that occurred in Utah since 1905.
  • The Family History Library has death certificates from 1904-1951 on microfilm.



Marriage Records

Marriage Records

1887-1939

Copies of marriage records for personal or genealogical use can be obtained from the Archives for the years 1887-1939.   

Records from 1940 to the Present:

Contact the Salt Lake County Clerk, Marriage License Division 
2001 South State Street #S2-200 
Salt Lake City, Utah 84190-1050 
Telephone: 385 468-7300





Divorce Records

Divorce Records

1852-1887

The Archives maintains these records. Divorce records are part of the Civil and Criminal Case Files and cases are arranged chronologically.

1888 - 1969:

Contact the Utah History Research Center: 
300 Rio Grande Street 
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101-1182 
801 533-3535

1970 - present:

Contact the Third District Court: 
450 South State Street 
P.O. Box 1860 
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-1860 
801 238-7480