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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]]''> ''[[Utah]]''> ''[[Emery County, Utah|Emery County]]''> ''Desert Lake''  
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== History  ==
 
== History  ==
  
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Desert Lake, Utah&nbsp;was located "north of Desert Lake. In the spring of 1888 the Thomas and Samuel Wells families and others settled in this area. In 1906 they surveyed a townsite and built log cabins to live in while they constructed a canal. The agricultural value of the soil deteriorated with an excessive alkali buildup, so settlers moved over to nearby Victor. Desert Lake became a ghost town." <ref>John W. Van Cott, ''Utah Place Names: A Comprehensive Guide To the Origins of Geographic Names'' (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1990), 108.</ref>
  
 
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utemery/index.html The Emery County UT GenWeb Project], a member of [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utgenweb/index.html The UTGenWeb Project], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]
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*{{FHL|Utah%2C+Emery|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
  
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== References ==
  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utemery/index.html The Emery County UT GenWeb Project], a member of [http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utgenweb/index.html The UTGenWeb Project], an affiliate of [[USGenWeb|The USGenWeb Project]]
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*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=206011&subject_disp=Utah%2C+Emery&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
 
  
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[[Category:Emery_County, Utah]]
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Revision as of 02:07, 18 March 2013

Template:Utah-stubUnited States> Utah> Emery County> Desert Lake

History

Desert Lake, Utah was located "north of Desert Lake. In the spring of 1888 the Thomas and Samuel Wells families and others settled in this area. In 1906 they surveyed a townsite and built log cabins to live in while they constructed a canal. The agricultural value of the soil deteriorated with an excessive alkali buildup, so settlers moved over to nearby Victor. Desert Lake became a ghost town." [1]

Resources

Web Sites

References

  1. John W. Van Cott, Utah Place Names: A Comprehensive Guide To the Origins of Geographic Names (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1990), 108.