Regional Searching Tools

This page includes links to web pages outside BYU-Idaho that include information and searching tools for specific areas of the country/world. Links to major family history web pages on the internet are on our Family History Center Home Page. The Getting Started Page includes links to pages on the internet to help in searching and getting started on your family history.

  Arizona Genealogy Birth and Death Certificates Arizona Birth and Death Certificates for 1878 - 1953 from the Arizona Dept. of Health Services.
  Colorado Historical Newspaper Collection Colorado newspapers from the 1800's and 1900's in a digital format. This is part of the Colorado Digitization Program.
  Civil War Veterans Index Index to those who served in the Civil War from Idaho.
  Guide to Vital Records in Idaho The "Guide to Adoption, Birth, Death, Divorce, and Marriage Information" from the Idaho State Historical Society Library and Archives.
  Idaho, 1890: A Reconstructed Census A web page from the Idaho State Historical Society containing a reconstructed census of Idaho in 1890.
  Idaho GenWeb Project Access to various family history projects in Idaho. Also this project has sub pages for each of the counties in Idaho.
  Idaho Statesman Obituary Index Idaho Statesman Obituary Index contains obituary information from 1977 to present day; provided by the Boise Public Library
  ISHS Library & Archives Idaho genealogy helps from the Idaho State Historical Society
  Western States Marriage Index BYU-Idaho's collection of marriages from multiple Western states.
  Center for Family History & Genealogy at BYU Resources from the Center for Family History & Genealogy at BYU in Provo, Utah
  Mormons and Their Neighbors A collection hosted at BYU in Provo with biographical sketches of about 100,000 who lived in northern Mexico, New Mexico, Arizona, southern California, Nevada, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming, and southwestern Canada
  Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Listing of Mormon pioneers who traveled to Utah between 1847 and 1868
  Ogden City Cemetery Searchable map and database of the Ogden, Utah City Cemetery
  Utah Archives & Records Service The Utah State Archives and Records Service is a state government agency that works with records created by other state and local governmental entities in Utah.
  University of Utah Digital Collections Resources from the University of Utah Marriot Library, which includes things such as the Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps, local newsletters, and access to local newspapers in a digital format.
  Utah Burial Database This is a database compiled by the Utah Cemetery Inventory Project that includes burial records from selected cemeteries in Utah.
  Utah GenWeb Project Information compiled about Utah Family History, including links to searchable databases.
  Utah Probate Research Guide The Utah State Archives' guide to research their probate records.
  Western States Marriage Index BYU-Idaho's collection of marriages from multiple Western states.
  Brooklyn Daily Eagle Covers the period from October 26, 1841 to December 31, 1902, representing half of the Eagle's years of publication.
  Chicago Daily News - Index Index to the Chicago Daily News
  Chicago Daily News - Search Descriptive Information This collection comprises over 55,000 images of urban life captured on glass plate negatives between 1902 and 1933 by photographers employed by the Chicago Daily News, then one of Chicago's leading newspapers.
  Ellis Island Records Searchable records of immigrants to Ellis Island, New York Research Wiki Forms and outlines for each of the 50 states and other regions of the world. Available in PDF and HTML formats.
  United States Vital Records Links and information on Vital Records for all of the United States