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==Online Records==
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*[https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/vital-statistics-births-marriages-deaths/births-marriages-deaths-recorded/Pages/search.aspx Births, Marriages and Deaths Recorded in Canada]
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::Includes: Yukon Territorial Records, Applications for Marriage Licenses (RG91-B-4, volume 76, microfilm M-2883). This series contains about 750 applications received by the Issuer of Licenses of the Yukon Territory from 1901 to 1917.
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::Although the original records are held at the Yukon Archives, Library and Archives Canada has a copy on microfilm M-2883. That reel is not available online. You can visit Library and Archives Canada to view that self-serve reel on site or you can [https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/services-public/copy-services/Pages/default.aspx '''order copies.''']
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*[https://www.bac-lac.gc.ca/eng/discover/vital-statistics-births-marriages-deaths/divorce-1841-1968/Pages/search.aspx Acts of Divorce, 1841-1968]
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==Ordering Records==
 
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.  
  
 
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.  
 
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.  
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All vital records of birth, marriage, and death must be requested on forms available from the [https://hss.yukon.ca/vitalstats.php '''Vital Statistics Agency'''].
  
=== Records 1898 on  ===
 
  
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  ===
 
 
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.
 
 
[http://www.hss.gov.yk.ca/vitalstats.php Yukon Health and Social Services - Vital Statistics]<br>P.O. Box 2703<br>Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6<br>Telephone: 867-667-5207<br>Email: [mailto:Vital.Statistics@gov.yk.ca Vital.Statistics@gov.yk.ca]
 
 
The Yukon Archives have some church records. See their website for more information.
 
 
[http://www.tc.gov.yk.ca/archives.html Yukon Archives]<br>P.O. Box 2703<br>Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2C6<br>Telephone: 867-667-5321<br>Email: [mailto:yukon.archives@gov.yk.ca yukon.archives@gov.yk.ca]
 
 
[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 ===
 
 
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|Canada Vital Records]]
 
 
Websites to check:
 
 
*[http://sites.rootsweb.com/~canyk/index.html Yukon GenWeb]
 
*[http://www.cyndislist.com/nw-yukon.htm Cyndi's List for Yukon]&nbsp;links
 
*[http://www.cangenealogy.com/nwt.html CanGenealogy] links
 
 
== References ==
 
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{{Canada Vital Records}}  
 
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Online Records[edit | edit source]

Includes: Yukon Territorial Records, Applications for Marriage Licenses (RG91-B-4, volume 76, microfilm M-2883). This series contains about 750 applications received by the Issuer of Licenses of the Yukon Territory from 1901 to 1917.
Although the original records are held at the Yukon Archives, Library and Archives Canada has a copy on microfilm M-2883. That reel is not available online. You can visit Library and Archives Canada to view that self-serve reel on site or you can order copies.

Ordering Records[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.