Farr West, Utah

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Quick History


30 November 1890: western 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 Chauncey W. West, who had served as presiding bishop of Weber County, and who was the son-in-law of Abraham Hoagland.

Neighboring Communities:

Harrisville (east) | Marriott-Slaterville (south) | Plain City (west) | Pleasant View (northeast) | Willard (north) |

City Hall

The city does not have a website.



  1. Pioneers and prominent men of Utah : comprising photographs, genealogies, biographies, the early history of the Church [1]
    Vol. 1 part 1 (Family History Archives)
    Vol. 1 part 2 (Family History Archives)


Farr West does not have any cemetery within the boundaries or just outside of the same. 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) [2]
    Records of members, 1890-1901, 1903-1941
    Form E (annual genealogical report), 1907-1948


  1. Utah History Encyclopedia (University of Utah Media)
  2. Path to Parnassus : autobiography of Zesta Afton Taylor Geisler [3]
  3. Utah State History : Articles about Farr West


  1. USGS GNIS FID 1441012
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator


The area is covered by newspapers based in Ogden, Utah.

Vital Records

  1. Utah Department of Archives 1903 to 50 years ago (F)
    Choices of search types - name, date of death (year, month, day, or any combination) and county.
    Images of actual death certificates.
  2. Ancestry.com (F if through selected Family History Centers) (FI$ if not through the Family History Centers)
    Utah Death Index 1905-1951
    Hint Keyword: enter the year of death and enter the name of county if known.


  • 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.
  • Ogden Regional Family History Center
    539 24th St.
    Ogden, UT 84401
    Phone: 801-626-1132
    E-mail: UT_OGDEN@ldsmail.net


  1. "FHLC Book 979.2 D3e" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Western Epics, 1966).
  2. "FHLC Film 225946" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1951 ).
  3. "FHLC FAM HIST Book 921.73 G277gt" (Ogden, Utah : Z. Geisler, 1990).