Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 10621

Bear River (Utah) Interment registers

Dates: 1895-

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Historical Note

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.

Arrangement

Geographically by plot.

Research Note

The "A" and "H" sections of the first volume's index are continued on to the last page of the index section.

Related Records

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.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Processing Note

These records were filmed in 1992, and archival processing completed in July 1999 by Arlene Schmuland.

Finding Aids

Indexes: A name index arranged alphabetically by the first letter of the deceased's last name is at the beginning of each volume.

Indexing Terms

  • Burial--Bear River (Utah).
  • Vital statistics--Bear River (Utah).
  • Cemeteries--Bear River (Utah).

Container List

REEL VOLUME DESCRIPTION
1 1 1895-1991