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{{stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Utah|Utah]] > [[Weber County, Utah|Weber County]] > Farr West''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Utah|Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Weber County, Utah|Weber County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Farr West'''  
  
 
== Quick History  ==
 
== Quick History  ==
  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Farr_West,_Utah Wikipedia]
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{{Wikipedia|Farr West, Utah}} Joseph Taylor first settled the area in 1858. Ten years later the area was included in as part of [[Harrisville, Utah|Harrisville]]. On 30 November 1890 western Harrisville was organized into a separate LDS wards and given the name Farr West in honor of Lorin Farr, former president of the Weber LDS stake, and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chauncey_W._West Chauncey W. West], who had served as presiding bishop of Weber County.
  
'''30 November 1890:''' western [[Harrisville, Utah|Harrisville]] was organized into a separate LDS ward and given the name Farr West in honor of Lorin Farr, former president of the Weber LDS stake, and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chauncey_W._West Chauncey W. West], who had served as presiding bishop of Weber County, and who was the son-in-law of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abraham_Hoagland Abraham Hoagland].
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In 1862 the first business, the Prairie House, was built. This was a tavern that primarily served travelers who were on their way to the gold mines in Montana. Th Union Pacific Railroad laid a line called the Ogden Shoreline through the east most part of Farr West in 1869. <ref> [http://www.onlineutah.com/farrwesthistory.shtml Farr West History - Online Utah] </ref>
  
'''Neighboring Communities:'''
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=== Neighboring Communities ===
  
[[Harrisville,_Utah|Harrisville]] (east) | [[Marriott-Slaterville,_Utah|Marriott-Slaterville]] (south) | [[Plain_City,_Utah|Plain City]] (west) | [[Pleasant_View,_Utah|Pleasant View]] (northeast) | [[Willard, Utah|Willard]] (north) |
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[[North Ogden, Utah|North Ogden]] | [[Harrisville, Utah|Harrisville]] | [[Ogden, Utah|Ogden]] | [[Pleasant View, Utah|Pleasant View]] | [[Marriott-Slaterville, Utah|Marriott-Slaterville]] | [[Plain City, Utah|Plain City]] | [[Willard, Utah|Willard]]<br>
  
 
== City Hall  ==
 
== City Hall  ==
  
The city does not have a website.
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*[http://farrwestcity.net/# Farr West City Hall]<br>1896 North 1800 West<br>Farr West City, UT 84404<br>Phone: 801.731.4187<br>Fax. 801.731.7732
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*[https://www.facebook.com/pages/Farr-West-City/72895699040 Facebook Page]
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Biography  ====
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==== Biography &amp; Genealogies ====
  
#Pioneers and prominent men of Utah&nbsp;: comprising photographs, genealogies, biographies, the early history of the Church <ref>[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&amp;titleno=180494&amp;disp=Pioneers+and+prominent+men+of+Utah%20%20&amp;columns=*,0,0 "FHLC Book 979.2 D3e"] (Salt Lake City, Utah : Western Epics, 1966).</ref><br>Vol. 1 part 1 ([http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH33&CISOPTR=49769 Family History Archives])<br>Vol. 1 part 2 ([http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH33&CISOPTR=49769 Family History Archives])
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*[http://www.dupinternational.org/ Daughters of Utah Pioneers]
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*[http://earlylds.com/index.html Early Latter Day Saints - An Mormon Trail Pioneer Database]
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*[http://en.geneanet.org/history-city-town-county-village/farr-west-UTA-USA.html Farr West - Geneanet]
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*Pioneers and prominent men of Utah: comprised of photographs, genealogies, biographies, the early history of the LDS Church <ref>{{FSbook|101370}}; {{FHL|180494|title-id|disp="FHLC Book 979.2 D3e"}} (Salt Lake City, Utah : Western Epics, 1966) Vol. 1 part 1 )Vol. 1 part 2 {{FSbook|56199}} </ref>  
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*[http://suplibrary.org/stories/ Sons of Utah Pioneers Stories]  
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/biography/index.htm Weber County DUP Biographies]
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
Farr West does not have any cemetery within the boundaries or just outside of the same. The nearby cemeteries are located in [[North_Ogden,_Utah|North Ogden]], [[Ogden,_Utah|Ogden]] or [[Roy,_Utah|Roy]].
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Farr West does not have a cemetery within it's boundaries. The nearby cemeteries are located in [[North Ogden, Utah|North Ogden]], [[Ogden, Utah|Ogden]] or [[Roy, Utah|Roy]].  
  
 
==== Church History and Records  ====
 
==== Church History and Records  ====
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;Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
 
;Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  
:#Farr West, organized 30 November 1890 (part of North Weber Stake) <ref>[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&amp;amp;titleno=329746&amp;amp;disp=Record+of+members%2C+%5B1890%5D%2D1941%3%20%20&amp;amp;columns=*,0,0 "FHLC Film 225946"] (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1951 ).</ref><br>Records of members, 1890-1901, 1903-1941<br>Form E (annual genealogical report), 1907-1948
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:#Farr West, organized 30 November 1890 (part of North Weber Stake) <ref>{{FHL|329746|title-id|disp="FHLC Film 225946"}} (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1951 ).</ref><br>Records of members, 1890-1901, 1903-1941<br>Form E (annual genealogical report), 1907-1948
  
 
==== History  ====
 
==== History  ====
  
#'''Utah History Encyclopedia''' ([http://www.media.utah.edu/UHE/f/FARRWEST.html University of Utah Media])
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*[http://www.onlineutah.com/farrwesthistory.shtml Farr West History - Online Utah]
#'''Path to Parnassus'''&nbsp;: autobiography of Zesta Afton Taylor Geisler <ref>[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=titledetails&amp;titleno=361663&amp;disp=Path+to+Parnassus%20%20&amp;columns=*,0,0 "FHLC FAM HIST Book 921.73 G277gt"] (Ogden, Utah : Z. Geisler, 1990).</ref>
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*[http://www.sangres.com/utah/places/weber/farr-west.htm Farr West History - Sangres.com]
 
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*[http://www.utahtravelcenter.com/cities/farrwest/history.htm Farr West History - Travel Utah]
==== Land and Property  ====
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*[http://www.media.utah.edu/UHE/f/FARRWEST.html ''History of Farr West''] University of Utah Media  
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*[http://history.utah.gov/search_results.html?cx=013914518546346068083%3Azoy5mccq6e0&cof=FORID%3A11&q=farr+west+utah&sa=GO&siteurl=history.utah.gov%2Fsearch_results.html%3Fcx%3D013914518546346068083%253Azoy5mccq6e0%26cof%3DFORID%253A11%26q%3DFarr%2BWest%26sa%3DGO%23931#962 Utah State History] Articles about Farr West
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
#[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1441012 USGS GNIS FID 1441012]  
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*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1441012 USGS GNIS FID 1441012]  
#[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Farr%20West,+Utah Google]  
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Farr%20West,+Utah Google]  
#[http://utah.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap,n,farr%20west,fid,1441012.cfm Hometown Locator]
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*[http://utah.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap,n,farr%20west,fid,1441012.cfm Hometown Locator]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
The area is covered by newspapers based in [[Ogden,_Utah|Ogden]], Utah.
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*[http://www.standard.net/splash/ Standard-Examiner]
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*[http://www.sentinelnews.net/ Weber Sentinel News]
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==== Historical Newspapers  ====
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*[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=51818 Ogden Standard Examiner Archives] is available at Ancestry.com $ The data base is searchable from 1920 to 1977.
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*[http://digitalnewspapers.org/newspaper/?paper=Ogden+Standard Utah Digital Newspapers for the Ogden Standard 1879 - 1927]
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=== Societies, Museums and Libraries  ===
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[[Image:Ogden Pioneer Museum.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Ogden Pioneer Museum.jpg]]
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*[http://www.weberdupmuseum.org/ Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum]<br>2148 Grant Avenue<br>Ogden, UT 84401<br>ph: (801) 393-4460
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*[http://home.comcast.net/~bspackman/index.htm North Ogden Historical Museum]<br>332 East Pleasant View Drive<br>North Ogden, UT 84414<br>801-732-7211
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*[http://www.orfhc.org/ Ogden Regional Family History Center] <br>539 24th St.<br>Ogden, UT 84401<br>Phone: 801-626-1132<br>
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*[http://library.weber.edu/ Stewart Library] ~ Weber State University <br>3750 Harrison Blvd.<br>Ogden, Utah<br>801-626-6415
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*[http://www.weberpl.lib.ut.us/ Weber County Library]<br>2464 Jefferson Ave.<br>Ogden, UT 84401-2404<br>Phone:(801) 337-2632<br>fax: (801) 337-2615
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=== Suggested Reading  ===
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*''History of Weber County'' <ref>Wiggins, Lou Jean S Wiggins; Daughters of Utah Pioneers. ''History of Weber County'' {{Worldcat|58465373}}</ref>
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*''Path to Parnassus'' <ref>autobiography of Zesta Afton Taylor Geisler {{FHL|361663|title-id|disp="FHLC FAM HIST Book 921.73 G277gt"}} (Ogden, Utah : Z. Geisler, 1990).</ref>
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=== Vital Records  ===
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==== Birth Records  ====
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==== Marriage Records  ====
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*Marriage information may be located at the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernstates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Database] searchable by bride or groom.
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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==== Death Records  ====
  
#[http://www.archives.utah.gov/research/indexes/20842.htm Utah Department of Archives] 1903 to 50 years ago ([[Access Codes|F]])<br>Choices of search types - name, date of death (year, month, day, or any combination) and county.<br>Images of actual death certificates.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1747615 Utah Death Index 1905-1951]<br>Hint Keyword: enter the year of death and enter the name of county if known.
#Ancestry.com ([[Access Codes|F]] if through seleected Family History Centers) ([[Access Codes|FI$]] if not through the Family History Centers)<br>[http://www.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6967 Utah Death Index 1905-1951]<br>Hint Keyword: enter the year of death and enter the name of county if known.
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/12025351 Social Security Death Index], begins in about 1962 and is current to within two months.
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675547 Utah Death Record 1888-1946].
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*[http://www.archives.utah.gov/research/indexes/20842.htm Utah Department of Archives] 1903 to 50 years ago <br>Choices of search types - name, date of death (year, month, day, or any combination) and county.<br>Images of actual death certificates
  
 
==== Websites  ====
 
==== Websites  ====

Revision as of 22:38, 14 November 2012

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Quick History

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Farr West, Utah
Joseph Taylor first settled the area in 1858. Ten years later the area was included in as part of Harrisville. On 30 November 1890 western Harrisville was organized into a separate LDS wards and given the name Farr West in honor of Lorin Farr, former president of the Weber LDS stake, and Chauncey W. West, who had served as presiding bishop of Weber County.

In 1862 the first business, the Prairie House, was built. This was a tavern that primarily served travelers who were on their way to the gold mines in Montana. Th Union Pacific Railroad laid a line called the Ogden Shoreline through the east most part of Farr West in 1869. [1]

Neighboring Communities

North Ogden | Harrisville | Ogden | Pleasant View | Marriott-Slaterville | Plain City | Willard

City Hall

Resources

Biography & Genealogies

Cemeteries

Farr West does not have a cemetery within it's boundaries. The nearby cemeteries are located in North Ogden, Ogden or Roy.

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  1. Farr West, organized 30 November 1890 (part of North Weber Stake) [3]
    Records of members, 1890-1901, 1903-1941
    Form E (annual genealogical report), 1907-1948

History

Maps

Newspapers

Historical Newspapers

Societies, Museums and Libraries

Ogden Pioneer Museum.jpg
  • Stewart Library ~ Weber State University
    3750 Harrison Blvd.
    Ogden, Utah
    801-626-6415

Suggested Reading

  • History of Weber County [4]
  • Path to Parnassus [5]

Vital Records

Birth Records

Marriage Records

Death Records

Websites

  • Webtree.com, listing individuals who born or died in Farr West, Utah (may pick up some from other "Farr West". Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.

References

  1. Farr West History - Online Utah
  2. FamilySearch Books Online; "FHLC Book 979.2 D3e" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Western Epics, 1966) Vol. 1 part 1 )Vol. 1 part 2 FamilySearch Books Online
  3. "FHLC Film 225946" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1951 ).
  4. Wiggins, Lou Jean S Wiggins; Daughters of Utah Pioneers. History of Weber County WorldCat 58465373
  5. autobiography of Zesta Afton Taylor Geisler "FHLC FAM HIST Book 921.73 G277gt" (Ogden, Utah : Z. Geisler, 1990).