Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 21933

District Court (Second District : Weber County) Civil case indexes

Dates: 1878-1916.

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

Scope and Content

This series contains civil case alphabetic indexes created by the Court to record the names of the parties involved in actions and provide assigned case numbers, facilitating clerical management of and access to the case files. The indexes contain plaintiff name, defendant name, register of action book number, and case file number. Each index contains an alphabetic listing by plaintiff and by defendant. Weber County was in the Third District Court from January 21, 1859-January 19, 1880; First District Court from February 20, 1880-March 9, 1892; Fourth District Court from March 10, 1892-January 5, 1896 and Second District Court from January 6, 1896-[ongoing]. Weber County retained their indexes as they transferred from district to

Arrangement

Alphabetical by first letter of surname of plaintiff or defendant

Related Records

Northern division civil and criminal case files from the District Court (First District), Series 1529, contains the entire case file listed in these indexes.

Plaintiff's index from the District Court (Fourth District), Series 1666, provides an alternate way to obtain a desired case number.

Civil case files from the District Court (Second District : Weber County), Series 6659, contains the entire case file listed in these indexes.

Civil registers of actions from the District Court (Second District : Weber County), Series 17661, contains a listing of actions taken in each case.

Civil and criminal registers of actions from the District Court (Fourth District), Series 17825, contains a listing of actions taken in each case.

Plaintiff index from the District Court (First District), Series 21018, also cover the later territorial period.

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

Court indexes were first scheduled in 1968 as permanent records. This series was archivally processed by David Clark in June 2000.

Indexing Terms

  • Court records—Weber County (Utah).
  • Divorce suits—Weber County (Utah).
  • Weber County (Utah)—Trials.

Container List

REEL DESCRIPTION
1 1878-1897
2 1897-1916