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    Research Records Available





    LIBRARIES

    • Price City Library, 159 East Main, Price - phone 801-637-3188. The library has many books about Carbon County and its surrounding area. They also have an inter-library loan program to order in films and books.
    • Utah State University Eastern Price Library located on the campus of the college at 451 East 400 North, Price. They have a microfilm collection of all the newspapers for the surrounding areas. They have readers and copy machines available for patron use.
    • Family History Center, 85 East 400 North, Price phone 801-637-2071



    Records Available at Family History Center

    If you are looking for information in the following cemeteries please contact Patty Axelsen. She has surveyed these cemeteries and has many photographs of headstones and information you may be looking for. Special thanks to Patty for offering her assistance.

    • Swasey Family Cemetery (Mona Juab Co.)
    • Molen Cemetery (Emery Co.)
    • Kiz Cemetery (Carbon Co.)
    • Victor Cemetery(Emery Co)
    • Pioneer/Desert Lake Cemetery (Emery Co.)
    • Central Solvenian/Austrian Central Cemetery (Carbon Co.)
    • Grames/Powell Cemetery (Carbon Co.)
    • Whitmore Cemetery (Carbon Co.)
    • Carbonville Cemetery (Carbon Co.)
    • Mead/Peterson Cemetery (Carbon Co.)



    Obituaries

    Another project was also completed in December 1985. The obituaries from the Carbon county newspapers, Emery county newspapers and the Salt Lake Tribune were indexed and filmed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This index and copies of the obituaries run from November of 1952 to December 1985 and are available at the Family History Center.

    The following is a list of the film numbers and the contents of each film. You can order these films to be sent to your local Family Histoy Libraries.

    Book # Contents Year
      FHL film 1421804  
    1 Nov '52-Dec '53 A-F  
    2 Nov '52-Dec '53 G-L  
      FHL film 1421805  
    3 Nov '52-Dec '53 M-S  
    4 Nov '52-Dec '53 T-Z  
    5 Surnames A-C 1954
    6 Surnames A-G 1955
    7 Surnames N-Z 1954
    8 Surnames K-Z 1956
    9 Surnames A-J 1956
    10 Surnames T-Z 1957
      FHL film 1421806  
    11 Surnames H-S 1955
    12 Miscellaneous  
    13 Miscellaneous  
    14 Sep, Oct, Nov 1955
    15 Jan, Feb, Mar 1966
    16 Apr, May, Jun 1966
    17 Jul, Aug, Sep 1966
    18 Oct, Nov, Dec 1966
    19 Jan, Feb, Mar 1967
    20 Apr, May, Jun 1967
    21 Jul, Aug, Sep 1967
    22 Oct, Nov, Dec 1967
    23 Jan, Feb, Mar 1967
    24 Apr, May, Jun 1968
    25 Jul, Aug, Sep 1968
    26 Oct, Nov, Dec 1968
    27 Jan, Feb, Mar 1969
    28 Apr, May, Jun 1969
    29 Jul, Aug, Sep 1969
    30 Oct, Nov, Dec 1969
      FHL film 1421807  
    31 Jan, Feb, Mar 1970
    32 Apr, May, Jun 1970
    33 Jul, Aug, Sep 1970
    34 Oct, Nov, Dec 1970
    35 Jan, Feb, Mar 1971
    36 Apr, May, Jun 1971
    37 Jul, Aug, Sep 1971
    38 Oct, Nov, Dec 1971
    39 Jan, Feb, Mar 1972
    40 Apr, May, Jun 1972
    41 Jul, Aug, Sep 1972
    42 Oct, Nov, Dec 1972
    43 Jan, Feb, Mar 1973
    44 Apr, May, Jun 1973
    45 Jul, Aug, Sep 1973
    46 Oct, Nov, Dec 1973
    47 Jan, Feb, Mar 1974
    48 Apr, May, Jun 1974
      FHL film 1421808  
    49 Jul, Aug, Sep 1974
    50 Oct, Nov, Dec 1974
    51 Jan, Feb, Mar 1975
    52 Apr, May, Jun 1975
    53 Jul, Aug, Sep 1975
    54 Oct, Nov, Dec 1976
    55 Dec 1975
    56 Jan, Feb 1976
    57 Mar, Apr 1976
    58 May, Jun 1976
    59 Jul, Aug 1976
    60 Sep, Oct 1976
    61 Nov, Dec 1976
    62 Jan, Feb 1977
    63 Mar, Apr 1977
    64 May to Sep 1977
    65 Oct, Nov, Dec 1977
    66 Jan to Apr 1978
    67 May to Sep 1978
    68 Oct, Nov, Dec 1978
    69 Jan to Apr 1979
    70 May to Aug 1979
    71 Sep to Dec 1979
      FHL film 1421809  
    72 Jan, Feb 1980
    73 Mar, Apr, May 1980
    74 Jun, Jul, Aug 1980
    75 Sep, Oct 1980
    76 Nov, Dec 1980
    77 Jan, Feb, Mar 1981
    78 Apr, May, Jun 1981
    79 Jul, Aug, Sep 1981
    80 Oct, Nov, Dec 1981
    81 Jan, Feb, Mar 1982
    82 Apr, May, Jun 1982
    83 Jul, Aug, Sep 1982
    84 Oct, Nov, Dec 1982
    85 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr 1983
    86 May, Jun, Jul, Aug 1983
    87 Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec 1983
    88 Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr 1984
    89 May, Jun, Jul Aug 1984
    90 Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec 1984
    91 Jan, Feb 1985
    92 Mar, Apr, May, Jun 1985
    93 Jul, Aug 1985
    94 Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec 1985

    There is an on-going project of social news such as; marriage announcements, birth announcements, missionary calls and obituaries, being made. This project begins in 1985 to the present.

    The obituaries that have appeared in the 1999 and 2000 Sun Advocate newspapers online have been indexed. A copy of the indexes are available on this webpage. Click these links for the indexes.

    1998 - 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 - 2006
    2007 - 2008 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015

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    Naturalization Records

    Naturalization records are available from the Carbon County Courthouse for $2.00 per sheet plus a possible $1.00 search fee. You can contact the courthouse to see if records are available. There is also an index available at the Family History Library in Price. You may e-mail Kathy Hamaker and I'll be happy to check the index for you. Some of the records that are available are: Petition for naturalization, Declaration of Intent, certificate of arrival, application to become citizen, some include photos, and other letters and documents. Not all records are available for all individuals. The address is: Carbon County Courthouse, 120 East Main Street, Price, Utah 84501

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    Carbon County Courthouse

    Copies of marriage applications and marriage certificates are available for $3.00 from the courthouse. Carbon County Courthouse, 120 East Main Street, Price, Utah 84501

     
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    Utah State Vital Records Information

    Where to write for: Utah birth, death, and divorce records.





    National Register of Historical Places

    This page lists all the homes and buildings in Carbon County that are on the
    National Register of Historical Places.




    Population

    This information comes from the Appendix of the book "History of the Sun Advocate". The book is at the Price City Library.

    Year
    Price, Utah
    Carbon County
    1890
    209
     
    1900
    539
    5,004
    1910
    1,021
    8,624
    1920
    2,364
    15,489
    1930
    4,084
    17,798
    1940
    5,214
    18,459
    1950
    6,010
    24,901
    1960
    6,802
    21,135

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