District Court (Second District) Civil case index
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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.
An agency history is available.
Scope and Content
This series is comprised of two index books maintained by the Second Territorial District Court in Beaver County. Book one indexes cases 763 through 998 (ca. 1893-1896) listed by the Plaintiff's surname and provides case and page number for register of actions. Book two includes cases numbered 500-998 (ca. 1890-1896) and old probate cases numbered 1 through 44. The register of action was used briefly into statehood by Beaver County after which it was transferred to the Fifth District Court; this index includes sixty post-1896 cases. All entries include names of the parties and case numbers.
Alphabetical by surname.
Judgment record from the District Court (Second District), Series 24129, contains the text of judgment rendered in court cases.
Civil registers of actions from the District Court (Second District), Series 24550, record the date any action was taken on a case and briefly state what that action was.
Judgment docket from the District Court (Second District), Series 26727, contain the agenda for the proceedings of the court, written in abstract or brief form to act as a record of the action relative to each case.
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 Jim Kichas and Emily Gurr in May 2008 as part of a NHPRC grant project designed to preserve the historic records of Utah's Fifth District Courts.