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{{Utah-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Utah|Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Box Elder County, Utah|Box Elder County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Perry'''
 
== Quick History  ==
 
== Quick History  ==
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Perry was originally called Three Mile Creek <ref> [http://www.historypreserved.com/Early_Perry_Utah.htm Store, Lisle & Larsen, Vera; ''To Three Mile Creek With Love''] {{WorldCat|37691304}}{{FHL|979.242 H2L}}</ref> as it was three miles from Box Elder, now Brigham City. It was first settled in the spring of 1853 by Mormon pioneers. Its name was changed in 1898 in honor of Orrin Alonzo Perry who had served in the community as a Bishop for nearly 20 years.
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*[http://www.onlineutah.com/perryhistory.shtml Perry History Online Utah]
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* [http://www.historypreserved.com/Early_Perry_Utah.htm ''To Three Mile Creek With Love'']
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perry,_Utah#cite_note-2 Wikipedia.org] <ref> [http://www.historypreserved.com/Early_Perry_Utah.htm Store, Lisle & Larsen, Vera; ''To Three Mile Cree With Love''] {{WorldCat|37691304}}{{FHL|979.242 H2L}}</ref>
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*''Story of Three Mile Creek'' <ref>Nelson, Lois J; ''Story of Three Mile Creek'' {{FHL|979.242/P3 H2n}}</ref>
  
Perry was originally called Three Mile Creek. &nbsp;It was first settled in the spring of 1853 by Mormon pioneers. Its name was changed in 1898 in honor of Orrin Alonzo Perry who had served in the community as a Bishop for nearly 20 years.
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== Location  ==
  
== Location ==
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Perry is located in eastern [[Box Elder County, Utah|Box Elder County]]. It is bordered on the east by the Wasatch Mountains, on the west by the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, on the north by [[Brigham City, Utah|Brigham City]] and on the south by [[Willard, Utah|Willard]].
 
 
Perry is located in eastern Box Elder County. &nbsp;It is bordered on the east by the Wasatch Mountains, on the west by the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, on the north by Brigham City and on the south by Willard.
 
  
 
== City Hall  ==
 
== City Hall  ==
  
http://www.perrycity.org&nbsp;<br>3005 South 1200 West<br>Perry, Utah 84302
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[http://www.perrycity.org Perry City Hall]<br>3005 South 1200 West<br>Perry, Utah 84302<br>Ph: 435-723-6461<br>Fax: 435-723-8584
  
== Resources ==
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== Resources ==
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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=== Cemeteries ===
  
Perry City does not have its own cemetery. &nbsp;Many early pioneers and residents were buried in the nearby Brigham City Cemetery to the north or the neighboring Willard Cemetery to the south.
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Perry City does not have its own cemetery. Many early pioneers and residents were buried in the nearby Brigham City Cemetery and many inscriptions for this cemetery can be found in the following places:
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;Brigham City Cemetery<br>495 East 500 South<br>Brigham City, Utah<br> Phone:(435) 723-5813
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*[http://www.brighamcity.utah.gov/page.php?n=cemetery_history Brigham City Cemetery] was started in 1853. In October 1963 a fire in the Cemetery Office destroyed many Cemetery records. These records were later reconstructed by Cemetery personnel.
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*''Sexton's record of deaths 1850-1959'' <ref>''Sexton's record of deaths 1850-1959'' Film: {{FHL|194133}} </ref>
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*''Brigham City, Utah, cemetery inscriptions'' <ref>''Brigham City, Utah, cemetery inscriptions'' Film: {{FHL|1035776 Item 24}} </ref>
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*[http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/viewcemetery;jsessionid=01C36F71D02CF55B390D3C2F7AFC684D?id=BE0600 Brigham City Cemetery Information]
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*[http://www.archives.state.ut.us/research/guides/cemetery.htm Cemetery Records Archives]
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*''Cemetery records Brigham City, Box Elder County, Utah'' <ref>''Cemetery records Brigham City, Box Elder County, Utah'' Book: {{FHL|979.242/B1 V3c}} </ref>
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*''Cemetery records of Brigham City and Perry, Box Elder County, Utah'' <ref> ''Cemetery records of Brigham City and Perry, Box Elder County, Utah'' presented by the Box Elder Stake Genealogical Committee; Book {{FHL|979.242 V3b}} </ref> 
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====Transcriptions====
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*[http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchburials Burial Database]
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=77162&CScn=Brigham+City&CScntry=4&CSst=47&CScnty=2775& Findagrave.com] Transcriptions
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*[http://www.namesinstone.com/CemeteryList.aspx#results NamesInStone.com]
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*[[Box Elder County, Utah Cemeteries|Box Elder County Cemeteries]]
  
==== 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'''  
  
Early Perry Ward membership records from 1877 to 1941&nbsp;are available on microfilm at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.
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Early membership records of the Perry Ward from 1877-1941&nbsp;are available on microfilm&nbsp;{{FHL|405184|subject-id|disp=26362}} at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.  
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===Newspapers===
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*[http://digitalnewspapers.org/newspaper/?paper=Ogden+Standard Utah Digital Newspapers for Perry] Historical
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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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=== Societies, Museums and Libraries  ===
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*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>E-mail: UT_OGDEN@ldsmail.net
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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.
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====Death Records====
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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.
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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
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==Sources and Footnotes==
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<references/>
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[[Category:Utah]][[Category:Box Elder County, Utah]]

Revision as of 20:50, 8 June 2011

Template:Utah-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.png Utah Gotoarrow.png Box Elder County Gotoarrow.png Perry

Quick History

Perry was originally called Three Mile Creek [1] as it was three miles from Box Elder, now Brigham City. It was first settled in the spring of 1853 by Mormon pioneers. Its name was changed in 1898 in honor of Orrin Alonzo Perry who had served in the community as a Bishop for nearly 20 years.

Location

Perry is located in eastern Box Elder County. It is bordered on the east by the Wasatch Mountains, on the west by the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, on the north by Brigham City and on the south by Willard.

City Hall

Perry City Hall
3005 South 1200 West
Perry, Utah 84302
Ph: 435-723-6461
Fax: 435-723-8584

Resources

Cemeteries

Perry City does not have its own cemetery. Many early pioneers and residents were buried in the nearby Brigham City Cemetery and many inscriptions for this cemetery can be found in the following places:

Brigham City Cemetery
495 East 500 South
Brigham City, Utah
Phone:(435) 723-5813
  • Brigham City Cemetery was started in 1853. In October 1963 a fire in the Cemetery Office destroyed many Cemetery records. These records were later reconstructed by Cemetery personnel.
  • Sexton's record of deaths 1850-1959 [4]
  • Brigham City, Utah, cemetery inscriptions [5]
  • Brigham City Cemetery Information
  • Cemetery Records Archives
  • Cemetery records Brigham City, Box Elder County, Utah [6]
  • Cemetery records of Brigham City and Perry, Box Elder County, Utah [7]

Transcriptions

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Early membership records of the Perry Ward from 1877-1941 are available on microfilm 26362 at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

Newspapers

Societies, Museums and Libraries

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

Vital Records

Birth Records

Marriage Records

Death Records

Sources and Footnotes

  1. Store, Lisle & Larsen, Vera; To Three Mile Creek With Love WorldCat 37691304FHL 979.242 H2L
  2. Store, Lisle & Larsen, Vera; To Three Mile Cree With Love WorldCat 37691304FHL 979.242 H2L
  3. Nelson, Lois J; Story of Three Mile Creek FHL 979.242/P3 H2n
  4. Sexton's record of deaths 1850-1959 Film: FHL 194133
  5. Brigham City, Utah, cemetery inscriptions Film: FHL 1035776 Item 24
  6. Cemetery records Brigham City, Box Elder County, Utah Book: FHL 979.242/B1 V3c
  7. Cemetery records of Brigham City and Perry, Box Elder County, Utah presented by the Box Elder Stake Genealogical Committee; Book FHL 979.242 V3b