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== Quick History  ==
 
== Quick History  ==
*{{Wikipedia|Eden, Utah] Eden is on the North Fork of the Ogden River, north of Pineview Reservoir. The first home was a log cabin built in 1857 for summer herdsmen Erastus Bingham and Joseph Hardy. A community was established in 1859 when fifteen families moved in via North Ogden Canyon and Pass. The settlers hired a government surveyor, Washington Jenkins, to plat the town. Jenkins said he thought the area was one of the most beautiful sites he had every surveyed and suggested the biblical name Eden. An earlier temporary name was North Fork Town.
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*{{Wikipedia|Eden, Utah}} Eden is on the North Fork of the Ogden Valley. The first home was a log cabin built in 1857 for summer herdsmen Erastus Bingham and Joseph Hardy. 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. An earlier temporary name was North Fork Town.
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== City Hall  ==
 
== City Hall  ==
 
There is no City Hall. This is an unincorporated community in the beautiful Ogden Valley.
 
There is no City Hall. This is an unincorporated community in the beautiful Ogden Valley.

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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 summer herdsmen Erastus Bingham and Joseph Hardy. 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. An earlier temporary name was North Fork Town.

City Hall

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

Neighboring Communities

Hunstsville | Liberty

Biography & Genealogies

Cemeteries

Mountain View Cemetery
  1. Utah Gravestone Photo Project
  2. The USGenWeb Project site
  3. Findagrave.com
  4. Utah State History - Cemetery Database - not included.
  5. Burial records, 1963-1965, by Eden Town  [2]

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Eden (Ogden Stake) [3]

  1. Record of members, 1877-1950
  2. Form E (annual genealogical report), 1907-1948

Emigration and Immigration

Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Records, (F) 1892-1924, listing passengers who stated they are going to Eden.

History

  1. Tell Us a Story, by Clyde W. Lindsay [4]
  2. Remember my valley: a history of Ogden Canyon, Huntsville, Liberty and Eden, Utah from 1825 to 1976 [5] [6]

Maps

  1. USGS GNIS FID 1427746
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator

Newspapers

Historical Newspapers

Societies and Libraries

Suggested Reading

Vital Records

Birth

Marriages

Death

Web Sites

Sources and Footnotes

  1. "FHLC Book 979.2 D3e" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Western Epics, 1966).
    Vol. 1 part 1 (Family History Archives)
    Vol. 1 part 2 (Family History Archives)
  2. "486183 item 1" (Salt Lake City, Utah : GSU, 1967)
  3. "25921-25922" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1951)
  4. "FHLC 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
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