Perry, Utah

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Quick History

Perry was originally called Three Mile Creek. 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. More detailed information can be found on the Wikipedia.org website.

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 at FindAGrave.com.

  • Cemetery records of Brigham City and Perry, Box Elder County, Utah [1]

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. Cemetery records of Brigham City and Perry, Box Elder County, Utah presented by the Box Elder Stake Genealogical Committee; Book FHL 979.242 V3b