Series 28274
Riverside Cemetery Maintenance District (Utah) Plot purchase certificates

Dates: [ca. 1919]-

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These records are housed in the Utah State Archives' permanent storage room.

Scope and Content

This series contains certificates of purchase for burial plots in the cemetery. The certificates typically record the name of the purchaser, the location of the plot, the purchase price, the date of purchase and the signature of the cemetery representative granting the certificate. The earliest certificates were issued by the Riverside LDS Ward, which owned and operated the cemetery. By the 1960's the certificates were issued by the Riverside Cemetery District. A number of other related documents are filed with some of the certificates, including reconveyance , burial-transit permits, burial information sheets, correspondence, obituaries, and photos of headstones.


Numerical by certificate number and chronological by date.

Additional Forms

This series is available on microfilm.

Access Restrictions

This series is classified as Public.

Preferred Citation

Cite the Utah State Archives and Records Service, the creating agency name, the series title, and the series number.

Gaps in Series

This series does not contain any purchase certificates issued between September 1948 and May 1965. Any records that may have been created to document ownership of cemetery plots during this period have been lost.

Processing Note

The microfilm for this series was archivally processed by Alan Barnett in September 2013.

Container List

1 [Binder 1] Misc. documents
1 [Binder 1] Certificates 1-18; 1919 Sep-1948 Sep
1 [Binder 1] Certificates 1-79; 1965 May-1972 Dec
1 [Binder 2] Certificates 80-178; 1973 Mar-2013 Jan

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