Summit of Excellence 2021

Celebrate our 50th Anniversary with us. Mark your calendars for September 15-18, 2021. The program will include multiple tracks, a free "getting started" day, and a 50th Anniversary celebration.

Welcome to UGA!

The Utah Genealogical Association (UGA) provides genealogical education and information for researchers at all levels, supporting members from across the nation.




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The Utah Genealogical Association is not to be confused with the Genealogical Society of Utah, who microfilmed records and gathered them at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City. For those wishing to see what records they have, please visit

Invitation to Join

If you are not yet a member of UGA, we invite you to join. There is considerable value associated with membership, which is offered at a reasonable annual rate with discounts given for multiple-year renewals. Life memberships are also available, as are membership gifts for friends and family. SaveSave

Trouble Logging In?

If you are a UGA member and are having trouble logging in to our Members Area, please visit our FAQs page and scroll to the bottom for login instructions. If you still have trouble, contact our Adminstrative Assistant. Be sure to provide your name, phone number, and login information (if you have it).

Upcoming Events
March 17, 2021
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Civial War Research And Resources
Presented by Amy Carpenter on 17 Mar 2021. Register Now An introduction to Civil War research: determining your ancestors’ service information, understanding record availability ...

March 18, 2021
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
10 Things a Genealogist Should Do Before Leaving a Library or Archive
Presented by Melissa Barker on 18 March 2021 at 7:00pm MT. Register Now Those brick-and-mortar buildings that we call libraries, archives, courthouses, genealogical societies, historical ...

April 6, 2021
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Analysis and Correlation: A Case Study on a Missing Family in the Census
Presented by Peggy Laurtizen, AG on 6 Apr 2021. Register Now Whether for client work or our own personal research, we often turn to census ...

May 4, 2021
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Ethical Dilemmas in Genealogy
Presented by Dr. Penny Walters on 4 May 2021. Register Now ‘I’m just compiling our family tree, what possible problems could there be?’ Researching and ...

June 1, 2021
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Keeping it All Together - Establish a Work Life Balance
Presented by Janice Lovelace, PhD on 1 Jun 2021. Register Now Do you struggle to find balance between demands of everyday life and your genealogical ...

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