Washington Terrace, Utah
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- 1 Quick History
- 2 City Hall
- 3 Neighboring Communities
- 4 Websites
- 5 Sources and Footnotes
Quick HistoryWashington Terrace was set up as temporary war-time housing to accommodate defense-related industries such as Hill Field in 1942. The community was organized under the direction of George Herman Van Leeuwen in 1948. VanLeeuwenville was the proposed name for the city, but it was voted down.
Washington Terrace City Hall
5429 S South Pointe Dr
Washington Terrace, UT 84405
Biography & Genealogies
- Daughters of Utah Pioneers
- Early Latter Day Saints - An Mormon Trail Pioneer Database
- Pioneers and prominent men of Utah: comprised of photographs, genealogies, biographies, the early history of the LDS Church 
- Records of various missions 
- Sons of Utah Pioneers Stories
- Weber County DUP Biographies
Burials are usually in Ogden area cemeteries or in northern Davis County cemeteries
Church History and Records
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Washington Terrace, as Terrace Branch (Weber Stake) 
- Form E, 1943-1948 (annual genealogical report)
- Ogden Standard Examiner Archives is available at Ancestry.com $ The data base is searchable from 1920 to 1977.
- Utah Digital Newspapers for the Ogden Standard 1879 - 1927
Societies, Museums and Libraries
- Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum
2148 Grant Avenue
Ogden, UT 84401
ph: (801) 393-4460
- Ogden Regional Family History Center
539 24th St.
Ogden, UT 84401
- Stewart Library ~ Weber State University
3750 Harrison Blvd.
- Weber County Library
2464 Jefferson Ave.
Ogden, UT 84401-2404
fax: (801) 337-2615
- History of Weber County 
- Marriage information may be located at the Western States Marriage Database searchable by bride or groom.
- 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.
- Webtree.com, listing individuals who born or died in Washington Terrace. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.
Sources and Footnotes
- Washington Terrace Official History
- "FamilySearch Catalog Book 979.2 D3e" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Western Epics, 1966). <br> Vol. 1 part 1 FamilySearch Books Online FamilySearch Books Online
- Northrop, Joseph M.; Records of various missions Film: FHL 944282 Item 5
- "FamilySearch Catalog Film 26300" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1951)
- Wiggins, Lou Jean S Wiggins; Daughters of Utah Pioneers. History of Weber County WorldCat 58465373