Utah, Uintah County, Ute Indian Census, 1910 - FamilySearch Historical Records

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Utah, Uintah County, Ute Native American Census, 1910
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Uintah, Utah, 
United States
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Location of Uintah, Utah
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Record Description
Record Type Ute Census Records
Collection years 1910-1910
FamilySearch Resources
Related Websites
Uintah County Courthouse, Vernal, Utah

What Is in the Collection?[edit | edit source]

This collection consists of images of the annual census taken in June of 1910 on the Uintah & Ouray Agency of the WhiteRiver Ute nation. The records are located at the Uintah County Courthouse in Vernal, Utah. Federal censuses were taken yearly beginning in 1885 continuing to 1944 with some gaps. The following table lists available censuses for Ute Indians:

Tribe or Band Census Years
Uintah and Ouray: (Uintah, Uncompahgre, and

White River Ute Native Americans)

1885-1889, 1891-1892, 1894-1929
Ute Native Americans 1930-1939
Paiute and Ute Native Americans 1940, 1942-1944
Ute Mountain 1915-1922

Additional information about Native American census records is available on the National Archive page [http://www.archives.gov/ research/census /native-americans/1885-1940.html Indian Census Rolls, 1885-1940].

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  • Individual census number
  • Native American name
  • English name
  • Relationship
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Tribe
  • Agency
  • Census date
  • Name of census taker
  • Official title of census taker

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