Bear River (Utah) Interment registers
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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
An agency history is available.
Scope and Content
This series consists of a two-volume register of burials at the Bear River cemetery. Columns include the name of the deceased, sex, race, color, date of birth, place of birth, names of father and mother, a column entitled "religion, habits, and reputation in community," marital status, last place of residence, date of death, place of death, cause of death, physician or nurse in attendance, grave location, kind of casket, construction of vault, complexion, physical deformities or scars, occupation, and name of sexton. Not all columns are completed for all individuals.
Geographically by plot.
The "A" and "H" sections of the first volume's index are continued on to the last page of the index section.
Town board minutes from Bear River (Utah), Series 10619, discuss the creation of the cemetery and appointment of the sexton.
Cemetery deeds from Bear River (Utah), Series 10620, document the ownership of the graves.
This series is classified as Public.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
These records were filmed in 1992, and archival processing completed in July 1999 by Arlene Schmuland.
Indexes: A name index arranged alphabetically by the first letter of the deceased's last name is at the beginning of each volume.
- Burial--Bear River (Utah).
- Vital statistics--Bear River (Utah).
- Cemeteries--Bear River (Utah).