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{{Utah-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Utah|Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Kane County, Utah|Kane County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Kanab'''  
 
{{Utah-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Utah|Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Kane County, Utah|Kane County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Kanab'''  
 
 
== Quick History  ==
 
== Quick History  ==
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Kanab is the County Seat for Kane County<br>
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[http://kane.utah.gov/ County Courthouse] <br>
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76 North Main St.<br>Kanab, UT 84741<br>
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435-644-4900
 
  [[File:Kanab.jpg|thumb|right|450px]]
 
  [[File:Kanab.jpg|thumb|right|450px]]
Kanab began in 1858 as a crude dugout built by the great Mormon frontiersman and Indian missionary [http://www.onlineutah.com/hamblin_jacob_history.shtml Jacob Hamblin]. Kanab is derived from an Indian word meaning “place of willows” <ref> [http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/agencyhistories/566.html Kanab Utah] </ref> A fort was build by Mormon settlers in 1865 as a defense from the Indians and a base camp for travelers and explorers. Three different attempts were made to settle this area with the final succeeding. <ref> [http://www.onlineutah.com/kanabhistory.shtml Kanab History] </ref>  A group of settlers from the abandoned [http://www.onlinenevada.org/the_muddy_mission Muddy River Mission] in Nevada and a few families from the Cottonwood area of Salt Lake City lead by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levi_Stewart Levi Stewart] moved into the locale in 1870. <ref> [http://history.utah.gov/apps/markers/detailed_results.php?markerid=1079 Markers and Monuments; Jacob Hamblin & Kanab’s Fort Kanab] </ref> Citizens elected their first town president and town council in August of 1885.
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Kanab began in 1858 as a crude dugout built by the great Mormon frontiersman and Indian missionary [http://www.onlineutah.com/hamblin_jacob_history.shtml Jacob Hamblin]. Kanab is derived from an Indian word meaning “place of willows” <ref> [http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/agencyhistories/566.html Kanab Utah] </ref> A fort was build by Mormon settlers in 1865 as a defense from the Indians and a base camp for travelers and explorers. Three different attempts were made to settle this area with the final succeeding. <ref> [http://www.onlineutah.com/kanabhistory.shtml Kanab History] </ref>  A group of settlers from the abandoned [http://www.onlinenevada.org/the_muddy_mission Muddy River Mission] in Nevada and a few families from the Cottonwood area of Salt Lake City lead by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Levi_Stewart Levi Stewart] moved into the locale in 1870. <ref> [http://history.utah.gov/apps/markers/detailed_results.php?markerid=1079 Markers and Monuments; Jacob Hamblin & Kanab’s Fort Kanab] </ref> Citizens elected their first town president and town council in August of 1885.  
  
== Resources ==
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==== Cemeteries ====
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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[http://kanab.utah.gov/departments.cfm?deptID=24 Kanab City Cemetery]
  
Kanab City Cemetery
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::;Contact Information
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::Public Works Department
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::Kanab City Office
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::76 North Main
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::Kanab, Utah 84741
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::Phone: 435- 644-2534
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::Fax: 435-644-2536
  
#[http://www.utahgravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=342 Utah Gravestone Photo Project]  
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*[http://www.utahgravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=342 Utah Gravestone Photo Project]  
#[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=77286&CScnty=2786& Findagrave.com]  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=77286&CScnty=2786& Findagrave.com]  
#[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utkane/kanab-cem.html Kane County USGenWeb Project]  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utkane/kanab-cem.html Kane County USGenWeb Project]  
#Department applications for excavation permits <ref>{{FHL|284998|title-id|disp="FHLC Book 979.251/K1 V3k"}} (Kanab, Utah : City of Kanab, 199-?).</ref>  
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*Department applications for excavation permits <ref>{{FHL|284998|title-id|disp="FHLC Book 979.251/K1 V3k"}} (Kanab, Utah : City of Kanab, 199-?).</ref>  
#Cemetery records of Kanab City Cemetery <ref>{{FHL|216193|title-id|disp="FHLC Book 979.251/K1 V3j v. 1 and 2}} (873918)"] (pub? : Esther B. Judd).</ref>
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*Cemetery records of Kanab City Cemetery <ref>{{FHL|216193|title-id|disp="FHLC Book 979.251/K1 V3j v. 1 and 2}} (873918)"] (pub? : Esther B. Judd).</ref>  
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utkane/kanab-cem.html Gravesites]
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=107630 BillionGraves] page, has headstones photos and transcriptions of them, searchable.
  
 
==== Church History and Records  ====
 
==== Church History and Records  ====
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==== History  ====
 
==== History  ====
  
*''Preserving the Past for the future: Historic Homes of Kanab'' <ref>{{FHL|975586|title-id|disp="FHLC Book 979.251/K1 E6k"}} (Kanab, Utah : Kanab Heritage Council, 199-?).</ref>
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*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/agencyhistories/566.html Kanab Utah] Utah State Archives
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*[http://www.xpressweb.com/kanab/welcome/history.html Kanab History]
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*[http://www.onlineutah.com/kanabhistory.shtml Kanab History] Online Utah  
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*[http://www.stewartkin.com/foundation/pioneers.html List of Kanab Pioneers]
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*[http://www.media.utah.edu/UHE/k/KANECT.html Kane County History]
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~utkane/index.html Kane County GenWeb]
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*[http://historytogo.utah.gov/salt_lake_tribune/history_matters/122301.html Maj. John Wesley Powell Spends Christmas In Mormondom]
 
*[http://history.utah.gov/apps/markers/detailed_results.php?markerid=1079 Markers and Monuments; Jacob Hamblin & Kanab’s Fort Kanab]
 
*[http://history.utah.gov/apps/markers/detailed_results.php?markerid=1079 Markers and Monuments; Jacob Hamblin & Kanab’s Fort Kanab]
*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/agencyhistories/566.html Kanab Utah]
 
*[http://www.onlineutah.com/kanabhistory.shtml Kanab History]
 
*[http://www.stewartkin.com/foundation/pioneers.html List of Kanab Pioneers]
 
 
*[http://www.onlinenevada.org/the_muddy_mission Muddy River Mission]
 
*[http://www.onlinenevada.org/the_muddy_mission Muddy River Mission]
*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanab,_Utah Wikipedia]
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*''Preserving the Past for the future: Historic Homes of Kanab'' <ref>{{FHL|975586|title-id|disp="FHLC Book 979.251/K1 E6k"}} (Kanab, Utah : Kanab Heritage Council, 199-?).</ref>
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*[http://historytogo.utah.gov/places/kanab.html Utah History Encyclopedia]
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kanab,_Utah Wikipedia]
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====Libraries and Societies====
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*[http://www.kanablibrary.org/ Kanab City Library]<br>374 North Main<br>Kanab, Utah 84741<br>435-644-2394<br>e-mail: kancitlib@xpressweb.com
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====Maps====
 
====Maps====
 
'''Geographic location:''' [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Kanab,%20Utah Google]
 
'''Geographic location:''' [http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Kanab,%20Utah Google]
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*[http://www.lib.utexas.edu/maps/topo/utah/txu-pclmaps-topo-ut-kanab-1886.jpg 1886 Kanab  Historical Topographic Map]
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==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
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*[http://digitalnewspapers.org/newspaper/?paper=Kane+County+Standard Kane County Standard at Utah Digital Newspapers] <ref> Utah Digital Newspapers"] (Salt Lake City, Utah : University of Utah).</ref>  
#Kane County Standard <ref>[http://digitalnewspapers.org/newspaper/?paper=Kane+County+Standard "Utah Digital Newspapers"] (Salt Lake City, Utah : University of Utah).</ref>  
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*Southern Utah News <ref>{{FHL|1237053|title-id|disp="FHLC Film 2405900-2405907"}} (Omniwest Corp : Marlin E. Brown).</ref>
#Southern Utah News <ref>{{FHL|1237053|title-id|disp="FHLC Film 2405900-2405907"}} (Omniwest Corp : Marlin E. Brown).</ref>
 
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 22:53, 29 December 2011

Template:Utah-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.pngUtah Gotoarrow.pngKane County Gotoarrow.png Kanab

Quick History

Kanab is the County Seat for Kane County
County Courthouse
76 North Main St.
Kanab, UT 84741
435-644-4900

Kanab.jpg

Kanab began in 1858 as a crude dugout built by the great Mormon frontiersman and Indian missionary Jacob Hamblin. Kanab is derived from an Indian word meaning “place of willows” [1] A fort was build by Mormon settlers in 1865 as a defense from the Indians and a base camp for travelers and explorers. Three different attempts were made to settle this area with the final succeeding. [2] A group of settlers from the abandoned Muddy River Mission in Nevada and a few families from the Cottonwood area of Salt Lake City lead by Levi Stewart moved into the locale in 1870. [3] Citizens elected their first town president and town council in August of 1885.

Cemeteries

Kanab City Cemetery

Contact Information
Public Works Department
Kanab City Office
76 North Main
Kanab, Utah 84741
Phone: 435- 644-2534
Fax: 435-644-2536

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Kanab Stake [6]
  • Kanab Ward [7]
  • Kanab North Ward [8]
  • Kanab South Ward [9]

History

Libraries and Societies

  • Kanab City Library
    374 North Main
    Kanab, Utah 84741
    435-644-2394
    e-mail: kancitlib@xpressweb.com

Maps

Geographic location: Google

Newspapers

References

  1. Kanab Utah
  2. Kanab History
  3. Markers and Monuments; Jacob Hamblin & Kanab’s Fort Kanab
  4. "FHLC Book 979.251/K1 V3k" (Kanab, Utah : City of Kanab, 199-?).
  5. "FHLC Book 979.251/K1 V3j v. 1 and 2 (873918)"] (pub? : Esther B. Judd).
  6. "FHLC Film 27304" (Salt Lake City, Utah, GSU). Annual genealogical report, Form E, 1907
  7. "FHLC Film 26061" (Salt Lake City, Utah, GSU). Record of members, 1870-1936. Annual genealogical report, Form E, 1907-1935
  8. "FHLC Film 26062" (Salt Lake City, Utah, GSU). Record of members, 1936-1948. Annual genealogical report, Form E, 1937-1948
  9. "FHLC Film 26063" (Salt Lake City, Utah, GSU). Annual genealogical report, Form E, 1936-1948
  10. "FHLC Book 979.251/K1 E6k" (Kanab, Utah : Kanab Heritage Council, 199-?).
  11. Utah Digital Newspapers"] (Salt Lake City, Utah : University of Utah).
  12. "FHLC Film 2405900-2405907" (Omniwest Corp : Marlin E. Brown).