If you feel overwhelmed by this type of research, we can help! As mentioned, we have completed over 350 property history reports. Research fees would apply and can vary depending on how much information you are seeking. Please use the Contact Form below to submit an inquiry to determine if your property is searchable.
To learn the approximate age of the house based on the historic maps, a search fee of $25 would apply. We provide a typewritten report with map detail images showing the property and surrounding lots.
A full chronology report would include: a search of the archives of the historical society (historic maps, subject files, newspaper collections, historic photographs, family history files, and other in-house collections); an online database search of census data, newspapers, and other available resources that are critical to identifying previous property owners and former residents. The fee for a full report is $100 and includes both in-house and available online resources.
Each full report requires an average of 3-4 hours of in-house research. The turnaround time to complete the report is generally one to two weeks.
Sometimes an off-site visit to the County Clerk’s Office in St. George is required to access very early deeds, depending on the age of the house. The fee is $50 to search early property deeds at the County Clerk’s Office. This can be critical to determine an original property owner. Other off-site resources may include obituaries and wills, but they are generally accessed only for more detailed family history information.
Please note: We rely on documentation to support our findings, but sometimes we have to rely on our knowledge and experience to make a determination. Fees are non-refundable and r esults are not guaranteed.
House History Chronology Report Form