Harrisville, Utah

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Quick History


1851: Martin Henderson Harris, for whom Harrisville was named, and a nephew of Martin Harris of Book of Mormon fame, built a log home west of Four Mile Creek.

City Hall


Harrisville City Office
363 West Independance Blvd.
Harrisville, Utah 84404
Phone: 801.782.9648



  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)


Most of the settlers of Harrisville are buried at the Ben Lomond Cemetery in North Ogden.

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  1. Harrisville (created in 1877, formerly known as Harrisville Branch)
  1. Record of members, 1863-1941 (FHLC film 26012 item 1-3, 26014, 26012 item 4-6)
  2. Form E, 1907-1948 (annual genealogical report)  (FHLC film  26013)
  3. Minutes of meeting, 1850-1907  (FHLC film 26014)


  1. OnlineUtah.com for Harrisville (taken from Utah History Encyclopedia)
  2. State History Finding Aids (Utah State History)


  1. USGS GNIS FID 1441617
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator
  4. City Street maps (Utah Dept of Archives and History)


The area is served from the newspapers based in Ogden, Utah

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum
2148 Grant Avenue
Ogden, UT 84401
ph: (801) 393-4460

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 seleected 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 Harrisville. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.


  1. "FHLC Book 979.2 D3e" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Western Epics, 1966).