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Beaver County, Utah

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Established in 1856, the many beavers in the area gave this county its name.

While explorers first visited present-day Beaver County in the 1776 Dominguez-Escalante Expedition, the county was created by the Utah territorial legislature when Latter-day Saint settlers founded the city of Beaver, Utah in 1856.
Beaver, Utah is the County Seat and largest city.


Cities and Towns
Beaver ~ Greenville ~ Milford ~ Minersville


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Submit Your Obituaries
Obituaries are one of the most important resources used by researchers in tracing their family roots. Please consider contributing any obituary information you may have by filling out the transmittal form and submitting them here.
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Submit Your Headstone Transcriptions
Another source of genealogical information that is very useful are cemetery headstones. They provide key data such as dates of birth, marriage information and dates of death. To submit headstone information, please click here.













December 2012: OBITUARIES: Obituary for Gale Vinson Banks submitted by a Friend of Free Genealogy.
NEWS: Death Notices: Death notices for Ambrose Harris, Stanley Edwards, Wallace Ipson, Jack Atkin and Ira Ray Holt.
CEMETERIES: Mountain View: Burial for Stanley Edwards and Jack Atkin.
June 2012:
Biographies for John Franklin Tolton and Ethelberg B. Fairbanks submitted by Christi Boyer.
February 2012:
BIOGRAPHIES: Biographies for E. B. Jorgensen and Dan W. Smithson submitted by Wayne Cheeseman.
MILITARY: Korean War Casualties submitted by Nan.

January 2012: DEATHS: 1900-1905 Beaver County Death Records submitted by Barb Ziegenmeyer.
NEWS: Death Notices for William B. Woods, Mary C. Woods, David D. Morgan, Henry Crouse, William Billingsley, Samuel Jackson & William Armstrong all submitted by Marla Zwakman.
CENSUS: 1883 List of Pensioners submitted by Richard Ramos.
CENSUS: 1890 Veterans Schedule submitted by Cathy Danielson.
BIOGRAPHIES: Biographies for Charles F. Swanson, M.D. & David R. McKnight submitted by Richard Ramos.
MARRIAGES: List of marriages submitted by Cathy Danielson.

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