Eden, Utah

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Quick History[edit | edit source]

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Eden is on the North Fork of the Ogden Valley . The first home was a log cabin built in 1857 for two summer herdsmen. In 1859 fifteen families moved in from North Ogden. Formerly called North Fork Town. A more appropriate name was coined when the town was plated by the government surveyor, Washington Jenkins. He said he thought "the area was one of the most beautiful sites he had every surveyed" and suggested the biblical name Eden.

City Hall[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia
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There is no City Hall. This is an unincorporated community in the Ogden Valley .

Neighboring Communities[edit | edit source]

Hunstsville | Liberty

Biography & Genealogies[edit | edit source]

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Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Mountain View Cemetery
Meadow View Cemetery

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Eden (Ogden Stake) [3]
  • Record of members, 1877-1950
  • Form E (annual genealogical report), 1907-1948

Emigration and Immigration[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Historical Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Societies, Museums and Libraries[edit | edit source]

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  • Stewart Library ~ Weber State University
    3750 Harrison Blvd.
    Ogden, Utah
    801-626-6415

Suggested Reading[edit | edit source]

  • History of Weber County [7]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Birth[edit | edit source]

Marriages[edit | edit source]

Death[edit | edit source]

  • Utah Department of Archives 1903 to 50 years ago
    Choices of search types - name, date of death (year, month, day, or any combination) and county.
    Images of actual death certificates.
  • Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed on the Family Search Historical Records. Utah requires a death certificate before a burial is completed. A death certificate may contain information as to the name of the deceased, date of death, and place of death, as well as the age, birthdate, parents, gender, marital status, spouse and place of residence. For information on death prior to 1904 you can search the Utah State Burial Index.
  • Ancestry.com $ Utah Death Index 1905-1951 Hint Keyword: enter the year of death and enter the name of county if known.
  • Social Security Death Index, begins about 1962.

Websites[edit | edit source]

  • Webtree.com, (F) listing individuals who born or died in here. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.

Sources and Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. "FamilySearch Catalog Book 979.2 D3e" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Western Epics, 1966). FamilySearch Digital Library-Vol. 1 part 1, FamilySearch Digital Library- Vol. 1 part 2
  2. "486183 item 1" (Salt Lake City, Utah : GSU, 1967)
  3. "25921-25922" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1951)
  4. by Clyde W. Lindsay "FamilySearch Catalog Book 921.73 A1 no. 489" (Oakland, California : C.W. Lindsay, 1961)
  5. WorldCat
  6. "979.228 H2n" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Hawkes Publishing, c1977)
  7. Wiggins, Lou Jean S Wiggins; Daughters of Utah Pioneers. History of Weber County WorldCat 58465373