Roy, Utah

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Weber County

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In 1873 Roy was settled by LDS Pioneers and stayed a small community for many years. It had a street called “Cousin Street” where until 1957 all of the residents on that road were cousins coming from the original settlers of the area. [1] Central City, Sandridge, the Basin, and Lakeview were all names that Roy went by until being named after school a teacher’s son Roy C. Peebles, that had passed away. The Post Office arrived and Roy’s name was official on 24 May 1894. [2] Roy saw a boom in its population during WWII with the addition of the Defense Supply Depot, Navy Supply Depot (now the Freeport Center) and Hill Air Force Base.

Neighboring Communities

Clinton | Hooper | Ogden | Riverdale | Sunset | West Haven

City Hall

Roy City
5051 S 1900 W
Roy Utah 84067
Phone: (801) 774-1020


Biography & Genealogies


  • Poor House (Weber County Farm) Cemetery
  • Roy City Cemetery
    5200 S 2300 W
    Roy, UT

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Arsenal Villa Branch [7]
  • Form E (annual genealogical report), 1947-1948 
  • Lake View Ward [8]
Form E (annual genealogical report), 1947-1948
  • Record of Members, 1899-1905
  • Record of Members, 1907-1941
  • Form E (annual genealogical report), 1907-1948




Myers Mortuary - Roy
5865 S 1900 W
Roy, UT 84067
(801) 825-2239


Historical Newspapers

Societies, Museums and Libraries

Ogden Pioneer Museum.jpg
  • Southwest Branch Library
    1950 West 4800 South
    Roy, Utah 84067-2627
    Phone: 801-773-2556
  • Stewart Library ~ Weber State University
    3750 Harrison Blvd.
    Ogden, Utah

Vital Records






  •, listing individuals who born or died in Roy. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.

Sources and Footnotes

  1. Roy – Online Utah n
  2. Roy City
  3. "FamilySearch Catalog Book 979.2 D3e" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Western Epics, 1966). <br> Vol. 1 part 1 (FamilySearch Books Online)<br>Vol. 1 part 2 (FamilySearch Books Online)
  4. Russell, Emma M. Footprints of Roy, 1873-1979 WorldCat 14006515
  5. "FamilySearch Catalog Book 979.228/R2 H2r (Roy, Utah, self-pub.], 1979
  6. "FamilySearch Catalog Film 486185" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Genealogical Society of Utah, 1967)
  7. "FamilySearch Catalog Film 26455" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1952)
  8. "FamilySearch Catalog Film 26451 (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1952)
  9. "FamilySearch Catalog Film 26454" ( Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1952)
  10. by Rose and Ida Dalton WorldCat 124942 "FamilySearch Catalog Book 979.228./R2 H2d" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Deseret News Press, 1968)
  11. List of Newspapers on film at the Family History Library