Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Series 22072

Brigham City (Utah). City Sexton Interment records

Dates: 1850-1978.

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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 documents burials in the City Cemetery in a ledger format. Information recorded includes the name of the deceased, names of parents, name of spouse, marital status, date of death, place of death, cause of death, attending physician, location of grave, name of the sexton, and a column for remarks. Not all columns are completed for all persons. At the beginning of the the first reel is a brief history of the cemetery and of the cemetery superintendent/sexton's office written in 1978.

Arrangement

Alphabetical by surname.

Research Note

The earliest documented burial in the City Cemetery is in 1853. The few ledger entries which pre-date that burial are described as having been buried in Salt Lake City.

Related Records

Death and burial register from Brigham City (Utah). Parks and Cemetery Dept, Series 22073, includes similar records for the years of 1872 to 1884 arranged roughly chronologically by date of death.

Cemetery plot deeds from Brigham City (Utah). City Recorder, Series 84758, contains the names of owners of the burial plots for the years 1886 through 1905, and 1963 through 1978.

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

This series was filmed in 1978. Archival processing was completed by Arlene Schmuland in August 1999.

Indexing Terms

  • Cemeteries—Utah—Brigham City.
  • Burial—Utah—Brigham City.
  • Vital statistics—Utah—Brigham City.

Container List

REEL DESCRIPTION
1 1850 - 1965: Volume 1
2 1966 - 1978: Volume 2