Utah, Davis County, Clerk Birth Registers Index, 1898 to 1905
The Utah, Davis County Clerk Birth Registers Index is home to 1,333 records. The records in this collection are dated between 1898 and 1905, and they are part of the Utah State Archives. Individuals can learn more information about the Utah, Davis County Clerk Birth Registers by visiting the Utah State Archives and Records Service website.
Information Available In This Collection
The Utah, Davis County Clerk Birth Registers Index includes: the individual's first, middle and last name; the gender of the individual, the residence of the individual; the birth location of the individual; and the complete birth date of the individual.
Other information available through the Birth Registers Index includes: the race of the individual; the first, middle and last name of the individual's mother; and the first, middle and last name of the individual's father.
About the Utah State Archives
The records of the Utah, Davis County Clerk Birth Registers Index are currently managed by the Utah State Archives. If you would like to obtain original copies of the records of this collection, contact the Utah State Archives at:
Utah State Archives
300 South Rio Grande
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
To streamline the management of its massive collection, the Utah State Archives assigns a number to each birth record. The record will also include the name of the individual originally filing the report.
In the state of Utah, starting in 1898, physicians and midwives were mandated to submit birth records for each birth they attended. If the parents were the only ones in attendance, then the responsibility fell on their shoulders to report their baby's birth. Every quarter, all the births were then submitted to either the local board of health or the county clerk. The process changed n 1905, when Utah created a new law that asked every county to submit to Utah's State Bureau of Vital Statistics uniform birth certificates.
The Utah, Davis County Clerk Birth Registers Index is organized chronically by year, exclusive of the month. During the time period of this collection, all of the entries were officially recorded based upon their date of submittal, rather than the actual date of birth.
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