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== Introduction ==
 
Yukon became a separate territory in 1898. Some birth records began to be made about 1896, when the Yukon was part of the Northwest Territories. Birth registration continued when the Yukon Territory took over the responsibility in 1898. Marriages and deaths began to be recorded in 1899.  
 
Yukon became a separate territory in 1898. Some birth records began to be made about 1896, when the Yukon was part of the Northwest Territories. Birth registration continued when the Yukon Territory took over the responsibility in 1898. Marriages and deaths began to be recorded in 1899.  
  
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If a certificate is not specifically requested then the information found is included in letter form. All search requests must be in writing. Full information and application forms are online.  
 
If a certificate is not specifically requested then the information found is included in letter form. All search requests must be in writing. Full information and application forms are online.  
  
=== Locations of Records  ===
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== Locations of Records  ==
  
 
A finding aid to available resources at the [http://www.yukongenealogy.com/pdf/archives_gen_bib.pdf Yukon Archives], ''Genealogical Research at the Yukon Archives'', is available in PDF format.  
 
A finding aid to available resources at the [http://www.yukongenealogy.com/pdf/archives_gen_bib.pdf Yukon Archives], ''Genealogical Research at the Yukon Archives'', is available in PDF format.  
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[http://www.ypl.gov.yk.ca/ Yukon Public Libraries]<br>Government of Yukon, Public Libraries (C-23) <br>P.O. Box 2703<br>Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6<br>Telephone: 867-667-5239<ref>Murphy, Sharon L. "Yukon Birth, Marriage, and Death Records (National Institute)," ''National Institute for Genealogical Studies'' (2012), https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Yukon_Birth,_Marriage,_and_Death_Records_%28National_Institute%29.</ref>
 
[http://www.ypl.gov.yk.ca/ Yukon Public Libraries]<br>Government of Yukon, Public Libraries (C-23) <br>P.O. Box 2703<br>Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6<br>Telephone: 867-667-5239<ref>Murphy, Sharon L. "Yukon Birth, Marriage, and Death Records (National Institute)," ''National Institute for Genealogical Studies'' (2012), https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Yukon_Birth,_Marriage,_and_Death_Records_%28National_Institute%29.</ref>
  
=== Additional Ideas ===
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== Additional Ideas ==
  
 
Some births, marriages, and deaths not recorded in vital records may be in church records.  
 
Some births, marriages, and deaths not recorded in vital records may be in church records.  
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For research strategies and contents of records, see [[Canada Vital Records|Canada Vital Records]]  
 
For research strategies and contents of records, see [[Canada Vital Records|Canada Vital Records]]  
  
Websites to check:  
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== Websites ==
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Here are some websites to check:  
  
 
*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~canyk/index.html Yukon GenWeb]  
 
*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~canyk/index.html Yukon GenWeb]  
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Introduction[edit | edit source]

Yukon became a separate territory in 1898. Some birth records began to be made about 1896, when the Yukon was part of the Northwest Territories. Birth registration continued when the Yukon Territory took over the responsibility in 1898. Marriages and deaths began to be recorded in 1899.

Vital records began to be kept more systematically in 1925. A substantially complete registration of vital records of births, marriages, and deaths was achieved by 1930.

All vital records of birth, marriage, and death must be requested on forms available from the Vital Statistics Agency.

See Yukon Birth, Marriage, and Death Records (National Institute) for more information.

Records 1898 on[edit | edit source]

Vital Statistics from 1898 are in the care of the Deputy Registrar. There are no special genealogical certificates issued. Record searches are undertaken and regular certificates are issued. Contact the office for current costs. At the time of printing, the charges were $10 to activate a search plus $1 for each year you want searched up to 10 years.

If a certificate is not specifically requested then the information found is included in letter form. All search requests must be in writing. Full information and application forms are online.

Locations of Records[edit | edit source]

A finding aid to available resources at the Yukon Archives, Genealogical Research at the Yukon Archives, is available in PDF format.

Yukon Health and Social Services - Vital Statistics
P.O. Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
Telephone: 867-667-5207
Email: Vital.Statistics@gov.yk.ca

The Yukon Archives have some church records. See their website for more information.

Yukon Archives
P.O. Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
Telephone: 867-667-5321
Email: yukon.archives@gov.yk.ca

Yukon Public Libraries
Government of Yukon, Public Libraries (C-23)
P.O. Box 2703
Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6
Telephone: 867-667-5239[1]

Additional Ideas[edit | edit source]

Some births, marriages, and deaths not recorded in vital records may be in church records.

For research strategies and contents of records, see Canada Vital Records

Websites[edit | edit source]

Here are some websites to check:

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Murphy, Sharon L. "Yukon Birth, Marriage, and Death Records (National Institute)," National Institute for Genealogical Studies (2012), https://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Yukon_Birth,_Marriage,_and_Death_Records_%28National_Institute%29.