Smithfield (Utah) Death and burial record sheets
These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
Scope and Content
This series contains information about burials in the cemetery, hand-written on pre-printed forms and filed in binders. The forms provide space for noting a variety of information, including the name and age of the deceased, date and place of birth, date and place of death, cause of death, attending physician, names of parents and their place of birth, name of spouse, date of funeral, funeral director's name, location and name of the owner of the burial lot, burial costs, and vault type. It appears that these records are used in collecting information that is then copied in more final form in other cemetery records. In many cases, a copy of an obituary is attached to the form and occasionally other documentation, such as mortuary forms or transit permits are included.
The paper originals in this series are arranged in reverse chronological order. They were microfilmed in reverse order so that the film version would be in chronological order to facilitate ease of access.
Death and burial record cards from Smithfield (Utah), Series 28102, contain information transfered from this series.
Cemetery burial-transit permits from Smithfield (Utah), Series 28110, contain earlier transit-burial permits.
This series is available on microfilm.
This series is classified as Public.
Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.
This series was archivally processed by Alan Barnett in November 2012.
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