Eden, Utah

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Quick History

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Eden, Utah
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

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

Neighboring Communities

Hunstsville | Liberty

Biography & Genealogies


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.


  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]


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


Historical Newspapers

Societies 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
    Phone: 801-626-1132
    E-mail: UT_OGDEN@ldsmail.net

Suggested Reading

  • History of Weber County [7]

Vital Records




  • 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.

Web Sites

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

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