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{{Utah-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Utah|Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Weber County, Utah|Weber County]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Huntsville'''
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Utah|Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Weber County, Utah|Weber County]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Huntsville'''  
  
 
== Quick Facts  ==
 
== Quick Facts  ==
  
{{Wikipedia|Huntsville, Utah}} Hunstville spreads out in the beautiful Ogden valley in [[Weber County, Utah|Weber County]]. In the fall of 1860 seven families went into the valley to make a permanent settlement. The settlers consisted of Jefferson Hunt and his family along with 5 more families. They valley was home to Little Soldier and other Shoshone Indians helped themselves to the settler’s stock and other various things to irritate the newcomers. Using the advice of Brigham Young to "feed rather than fight the Indians" the little group paid an annual tax of beef, flour and vegetables to keep the peace. The first settlement was known as Hawkin’s Grove. <ref> [http://www.huntsvilletown.com/history-town.html  Huntsville Official History] </ref> In 1861 more settlers moved into the valley, the town was laid out and called “Huntsville”. Many Danish converts immigrated from Denmark in 1864. Scottish converts also made the Ogden Valley home. 1903 was the year Huntsville was incorporated.
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[[Image:Aldous Cabin Huntsville Utah.jpg|thumb|right|400px]] {{Wikipedia|Huntsville, Utah}} Hunstville spreads out in the beautiful [http://www.utah.com/cities/ogdenvalley.htm Ogden Valley] in [[Weber County, Utah|Weber County]]. In the fall of 1860 seven families went into the valley to make a permanent settlement. The settlers consisted of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jefferson_Hunt Jefferson Hunt] and his family along with 5 more families. They valley was home to [http://historytogo.utah.gov/utah_chapters/american_indians/shoshoniindians.html Little Soldier and other Shoshone Indians] helped themselves to the settler’s stock and other various things to irritate the newcomers. Using the advice of Brigham Young to "feed rather than fight the Indians" the little group paid an annual tax of beef, flour and vegetables to keep the peace. The first settlement was known as Hawkin’s Grove. <ref> [http://www.huntsvilletown.com/history-town.html  Huntsville Official History] </ref> In 1861 more settlers moved into the valley, the town was laid out and called “Huntsville”. Many [http://www.media.utah.edu/UHE/d/DANISHIMM.html Danish converts] immigrated from Denmark in 1864. Scottish converts also made the Ogden Valley home. 1903 was the year Huntsville was incorporated.  
  
 
== City Hall  ==
 
== City Hall  ==
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*[http://www.huntsvilletown.com/ Huntsville City Hall]<br>7390 East 200 South<br>PO Box 267<br>Huntsville, UT 84317<br>801-745-3420<br>
 
*[http://www.huntsvilletown.com/ Huntsville City Hall]<br>7390 East 200 South<br>PO Box 267<br>Huntsville, UT 84317<br>801-745-3420<br>
==Neighboring Communities==
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[[Eden, Utah|Eden]] | [[Liberty, Utah|Liberty]]
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== Neighboring Communities ==
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[[Eden, Utah|Eden]] | [[Liberty, Utah|Liberty]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Biography & Genealogies ====
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==== Biography &amp; Genealogies ====
*[http://earlylds.com/index.html Early Latter Day Saints - An Mormon Trail Pioneer Database]
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*[http://www.dupinternational.org/ Daughters of Utah Pioneers]
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*[http://www.dupinternational.org/ Daughters of Utah Pioneers]
*[http://suplibrary.org/stories/ Sons of Utah Pioneers Stories]
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*[http://earlylds.com/index.html Early Latter Day Saints - An Mormon Trail Pioneer Database]  
*Pioneers and prominent men of Utah: comprised of photographs, genealogies, biographies, the early history of the LDS Church <ref>{{FHL|180494|title-id|disp="FHLC Book 979.2 D3e"}} (Salt Lake City, Utah : Western Epics, 1966). <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]) </ref>
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*[http://suplibrary.org/stories/ Sons of Utah Pioneers Stories]  
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*Pioneers and prominent men of Utah: comprised of photographs, genealogies, biographies, the early history of the LDS Church <ref>{{FHL|180494|title-id|disp="FHLC Book 979.2 D3e"}} (Salt Lake City, Utah : Western Epics, 1966). &lt;br&gt; Vol. 1 part 1 ( {{FSbook|56199}})&lt;br&gt;Vol. 1 part 2 ( {{FSbook|76851}}) </ref>  
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/biography/index.htm Weber County DUP Biographies]
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/biography/index.htm Weber County DUP Biographies]
  
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*Huntsville Cemetery<br>100 South 5900 East<br> Hunstville, Utah 84317
 
*Huntsville Cemetery<br>100 South 5900 East<br> Hunstville, Utah 84317
  
#[http://utahgravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=565 Utah Gravestone Photo Project]  
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*[http://utahgravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=565 Utah Gravestone Photo Project]  
#[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=77274&CScnty=2802& Findagrave.com]  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=77274&CScnty=2802& Findagrave.com]  
#Utah State History - [http://history.utah.gov/apps/burials/execute/searchburials Cemetery Database]
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*Utah State History - [http://history.utah.gov/apps/burials/execute/searchburials Cemetery Database]
  
 
*Abbey of Holy Trinity Trappist Cemetery<br>1250 South 9500 East<br>Huntsville, UT 84317 <br>
 
*Abbey of Holy Trinity Trappist Cemetery<br>1250 South 9500 East<br>Huntsville, UT 84317 <br>
  
#[http://utahgravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=559 Utah Gravestone Photo Project]<br>  
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*[http://utahgravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=559 Utah Gravestone Photo Project]<br>  
#[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=109380&CScnty=2802& Findagrave.com]  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=109380&CScnty=2802& Findagrave.com] (link currently bad, use search on Find a Grave to find this)
#Utah State History - [http://history.utah.gov/apps/burials/execute/searchburials Cemetery Database]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=158667 BillionGraves]
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*Utah State History - [http://history.utah.gov/apps/burials/execute/searchburials Cemetery Database]
  
==== Church History and Records ====
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=== Church History and Records ===
  
 
==== Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  ====
 
==== Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints  ====
  
#Huntsville Ward (organized June 1877, formerly Huntsville Branch, Ogden Stake) ({{FHL|67709|title-id|disp=FHL}})
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*Huntsville Ward (organized June 1877, formerly Huntsville Branch, Ogden Stake <ref> ({{FHL|67709|title-id|disp=FHL}}) </ref>
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:*Record of members, 1861-1941
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:*Form E (annual genealogical report), 1907-1948
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:*Huntsville Ward history, by Andrew Jensen <ref> ({{FHL|152550|title-id|disp=FHL}}) </ref>
  
:#Record of members, 1861-1941
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=== Emigration and Immigration ===
:#Form E (annual genealogical report), 1907-1948
 
:#Huntsville Ward history, by Andrew Jensen ({{FHL|152550|title-id|disp=FHL}})
 
  
==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=ellisisland&qt=l&zplace=Huntsville%2c+Weber%2c+Utah&se=Exact&ogsr=1 Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Records] $, 1892-1924, listing passengers who stated they are going to Huntsville.
  
[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=ellisisland&qt=l&zplace=Huntsville%2c+Weber%2c+Utah&se=Exact&ogsr=1 Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Records], 1892-1924, listing passengers who stated they are going to Huntsville.
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=== History ===
  
==== History ====
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*[http://huntsvilletown.com/history-town.html Founding of Hunstville]
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*[http://www.media.utah.edu/UHE/h/HUNTSVILLE.html History of Hunstville]
 
*[http://www.huntsvilletown.com/history-town.html Huntsville Town's Official History]  
 
*[http://www.huntsvilletown.com/history-town.html Huntsville Town's Official History]  
*''Remember my valley'': a history of Ogden Canyon, Huntsville, Liberty and Eden, Utah from 1825 to 1976 <ref>''Remember my valley'' {{FHL|243891}}></ref>
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*''Remember my valley'': a history of Ogden Canyon, Huntsville, Liberty and Eden, Utah from 1825 to 1976 <ref>''Remember my valley'' {{FHL|243891}}&gt;</ref>  
 
*''The founding of Huntsville: its people and projects''; <ref>McKay, Donald D.; ''The founding of Huntsville'': its people and projects'' {{WorldCat|5759860}} {{FHL|74489}}</ref>
 
*''The founding of Huntsville: its people and projects''; <ref>McKay, Donald D.; ''The founding of Huntsville'': its people and projects'' {{WorldCat|5759860}} {{FHL|74489}}</ref>
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Maps ===
  
 
#[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1428949 USGS GNIS FID 1428949]  
 
#[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1428949 USGS GNIS FID 1428949]  
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#[http://www.huntsvilletown.com/maps.html The Roads to Huntsville]<br>
 
#[http://www.huntsvilletown.com/maps.html The Roads to Huntsville]<br>
  
==== Newspapers ====
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=== Newspapers ===
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*[http://www.standard.net/splash/ Standard-Examiner]  
 
*[http://www.standard.net/splash/ Standard-Examiner]  
 
*[http://www.sentinelnews.net/ Weber Sentinel News]
 
*[http://www.sentinelnews.net/ Weber Sentinel News]
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==== Historical Newspapers  ====
 
==== Historical Newspapers  ====
*[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://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.  
 
*[http://digitalnewspapers.org/newspaper/?paper=Ogden+Standard Utah Digital Newspapers for the Ogden Standard 1879 - 1927]
 
*[http://digitalnewspapers.org/newspaper/?paper=Ogden+Standard Utah Digital Newspapers for the Ogden Standard 1879 - 1927]
  
 
=== Societies, Museums and Libraries  ===
 
=== Societies, Museums and Libraries  ===
[[File:Ogden Pioneer Museum.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]
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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
 
*[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://www.weberpl.lib.ut.us/content/business/organization/index.php?c=history_ovb Weber County Library] ~ Ogden Valley Branch <br>131 South 7400 East<br>Huntsville, Utah 84317<br>801-745-2220
 
*[http://www.weberpl.lib.ut.us/content/business/organization/index.php?c=history_ovb Weber County Library] ~ Ogden Valley Branch <br>131 South 7400 East<br>Huntsville, Utah 84317<br>801-745-2220
  
===Suggested Reading===
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=== Suggested Reading ===
*''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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*''Wangsgaard/Wangsgard roots and branches'', 1866-1989 <ref> ''Wangsgaard/Wangsgard roots and branches'', 1866-1989 {FHL|532330}}</ref>
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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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*''Wangsgaard/Wangsgard roots and branches'', 1866-1989 <ref> ''Wangsgaard/Wangsgard roots and branches'', 1866-1989 {{FHL|532330}}</ref>
  
===Vital Records===
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=== Vital Records ===
====Birth====
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/birth/midwifebook.htm Transcription of Midwife's Book of Births 1878 to 1897]
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==== Birth ====
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/birth/midwifebook.htm Transcription of Midwife's Book of Births 1878 to 1897]  
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/birth/midwifeindex.htm Index to Midwife's Book]
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/birth/midwifeindex.htm Index to Midwife's Book]
  
====Marriages====
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==== Marriages ====
*Marriage information may be located at the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernstates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Database] searchable by bride or groom.
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====Death====
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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.
*[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.
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*'''''Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -'''''A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/ 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 [http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchburials Utah State Burial Index].
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==== Death ====
*Ancestry.com $ [http://www.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6967 Utah Death Index 1905-1951] ''Hint Keyword'': enter the year of death and enter the name of county if known.  
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*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=ssdiall&qt=l&zplace=Roy%2c+Utah&se=Exact&ogsr=1 Social Security Death Index], begins about 1962.
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:*'''1903-...''' - [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.
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:*'''1904-1956''' - '''''Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -'''''A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/ 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 [http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchburials Utah State Burial Index].
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:*'''1905-1951''' - Ancestry.com $ [http://www.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6967 Utah Death Index 1905-1951] ''Hint Keyword'': enter the year of death and enter the name of county if known.
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:*'''1962-...''' - [http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=ssdiall&qt=l&zplace=Roy%2c+Utah&se=Exact&ogsr=1 Social Security Death Index], begins about 1962.
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== Websites  ==
  
==== Websites  ====
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*[http://www.media.utah.edu/UHE/d/DANISHIMM.html Danish Immigrants]
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=webtreeind&qt=l&zplace=Huntsville%2c+Weber%2c+Utah&se=Exact&ogsr=1 Webtree.com], listing individuals who born or died in Huntsville. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.
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*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=webtreeind&qt=l&zplace=Huntsville%2c+Weber%2c+Utah&se=Exact&ogsr=1 Webtree.com], listing individuals who born or died in Huntsville. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.  
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*[http://www.utah.com/cities/ogdenvalley.htm Ogden Valley]
  
== References ==
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== Sources and Footnotes ==
  
 
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Revision as of 22:47, 31 October 2012

United States Gotoarrow.pngUtah Gotoarrow.png Weber CountyGotoarrow.png Huntsville

Quick Facts

Aldous Cabin Huntsville Utah.jpg
Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Huntsville, Utah
Hunstville spreads out in the beautiful Ogden Valley in Weber County. In the fall of 1860 seven families went into the valley to make a permanent settlement. The settlers consisted of Jefferson Hunt and his family along with 5 more families. They valley was home to Little Soldier and other Shoshone Indians helped themselves to the settler’s stock and other various things to irritate the newcomers. Using the advice of Brigham Young to "feed rather than fight the Indians" the little group paid an annual tax of beef, flour and vegetables to keep the peace. The first settlement was known as Hawkin’s Grove. [1] In 1861 more settlers moved into the valley, the town was laid out and called “Huntsville”. Many Danish converts immigrated from Denmark in 1864. Scottish converts also made the Ogden Valley home. 1903 was the year Huntsville was incorporated.

City Hall

Neighboring Communities

Eden | Liberty

Resources

Biography & Genealogies

Cemeteries

  • Huntsville Cemetery
    100 South 5900 East
    Hunstville, Utah 84317
  • Abbey of Holy Trinity Trappist Cemetery
    1250 South 9500 East
    Huntsville, UT 84317

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

  • Huntsville Ward (organized June 1877, formerly Huntsville Branch, Ogden Stake [3]
  • Record of members, 1861-1941
  • Form E (annual genealogical report), 1907-1948
  • Huntsville Ward history, by Andrew Jensen [4]

Emigration and Immigration

Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Records $, 1892-1924, listing passengers who stated they are going to Huntsville.

History

Maps

  1. USGS GNIS FID 1428949
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator
  4. The Roads to Huntsville

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 [7]
  • Wangsgaard/Wangsgard roots and branches, 1866-1989 [8]

Vital Records

Birth

Marriages

Death

  • 1903-... - 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.
  • 1904-1956 - 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.
  • 1905-1951 - Ancestry.com $ Utah Death Index 1905-1951 Hint Keyword: enter the year of death and enter the name of county if known.

Websites

Sources and Footnotes

  1. Huntsville Official History
  2. "FHLC Book 979.2 D3e" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Western Epics, 1966). <br> Vol. 1 part 1 ( FamilySearch Books Online)<br>Vol. 1 part 2 ( FamilySearch Books Online)
  3. (FHL)
  4. (FHL)
  5. Remember my valley FHL 243891>
  6. McKay, Donald D.; The founding of Huntsville: its people and projects WorldCat 5759860 FHL 74489
  7. Wiggins, Lou Jean S Wiggins; Daughters of Utah Pioneers. History of Weber County WorldCat 58465373
  8. Wangsgaard/Wangsgard roots and branches, 1866-1989 FHL 532330