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{{Utah-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Utah|Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Morgan County, Utah|Morgan County]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Peterson'''
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{{Utah-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Utah|Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Morgan County, Utah|Morgan County]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Peterson'''  
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== Quick History  ==
 
== Quick History  ==
Settled in 1855, Peterson was first known as "Weber City" and was designated the county seat in 1862. Charles Shreeve Peterson was appointed the first probate judge and the name of the community was changed to Peterson in 1872. <ref> [http://www.morganhistoricalsociety.com/histories/settlements.htm ''The Settlements of Morgan County''] </ref>
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[[Image:Peterson Church.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Peterson Church.jpg]] Settled in 1855, Peterson was first known as "Weber City" and was designated the county seat in 1862. Charles Shreeve Peterson <ref>''Charles Sreeve Peterson temple books'' {{FHL|1598336}} film</ref> was appointed the first probate judge and the name of the community was changed to Peterson in 1872. <ref> [http://www.morganhistoricalsociety.com/histories/settlements.htm ''The Settlements of Morgan County''] </ref>  
  
 
With the elevation of 9,707, Thurston Peak is the highest peak in the county. In 1861 the first public building was built. This multitask building served as a school, church and handled official county business.  
 
With the elevation of 9,707, Thurston Peak is the highest peak in the county. In 1861 the first public building was built. This multitask building served as a school, church and handled official county business.  
  
About 1869 the Peterson General Store was built which housed the post office. A railroad station, the Dexter Hotel and park served as a focal points for the community.
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About 1869 the Peterson General Store was built which housed the post office. A railroad station, the Dexter Hotel and park served as a focal points for the community.  
  
 
Peterson had a passenger railroad station and stockyard located along the railroad tracks. A major attraction for many years was the Dexter Hotel and Park where many community activities were held. {{Wikipedia|Peterson, Utah}}  
 
Peterson had a passenger railroad station and stockyard located along the railroad tracks. A major attraction for many years was the Dexter Hotel and Park where many community activities were held. {{Wikipedia|Peterson, Utah}}  
  
 
==== Neighboring Communities  ====
 
==== Neighboring Communities  ====
Croydon | Morgan | Mountain Green | Richville | Stoddard | Monte Verde
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Croydon | Morgan | Mountain Green | Richville | Stoddard | Monte Verde  
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== City Hall  ==
 
== City Hall  ==
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== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Biography  ====
 
==== Biography  ====
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*[http://www.dupinternational.org/ Daughters of Utah Pioneers]  
 
*[http://www.dupinternational.org/ Daughters of Utah Pioneers]  
 
*[http://earlylds.com/index.html Early Latter Day Saints - An Mormon Trail Pioneer Database]  
 
*[http://earlylds.com/index.html Early Latter Day Saints - An Mormon Trail Pioneer Database]  
 
*[http://lib.byu.edu/fhc/index.php Family History Archives], BYU has digitized thousands of personal histories available at this searchable site.  
 
*[http://lib.byu.edu/fhc/index.php Family History Archives], BYU has digitized thousands of personal histories available at this searchable site.  
 
*[http://lib.byu.edu/sites/sc/ Personal History Collections]  
 
*[http://lib.byu.edu/sites/sc/ Personal History Collections]  
*''Pioneering Morgan County'' <ref> {{FHL|979.2 A1}}</ref>
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*''Pioneering Morgan County'' <ref> {{FHL|979.2 A1}}</ref>  
*''Pioneers and prominent men of Utah'': comprised of photographs, genealogies, biographies, the early history of the LDS Church <ref>{{FHL|180494}} {{FHL|Book 979.2 D3e}} <br> Vol. 1 part 1 [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH33&amp;amp;CISOPTR=49769 Family History Archives]<br>Vol. 1 part 2 [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH33&amp;amp;CISOPTR=49769 Family History Archives] </ref> <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]
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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}} {{FHL|Book 979.2 D3e}} &lt;br&gt; Vol. 1 part 1 {{FSbook|101370}}&lt;br&gt;Vol. 1 part 2 {{FSbook|56199}}  </ref> <br> Vol. 1 part 1 {{FHL|180494}}<br>Vol. 1 part 2 {{FSbook|56199}}
 
*[http://suplibrary.org/stories/ Sons of Utah Pioneers Stories]
 
*[http://suplibrary.org/stories/ Sons of Utah Pioneers Stories]
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
:;Peterson Cemetery
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:;Morgan, UT
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:;Peterson Cemetery  
:;4000 N 4200 W
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:;Morgan, UT  
:;Morgan, UT 84050
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:;4000 N 4200 W  
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:;Morgan, UT 84050  
 
:;801-876-3402
 
:;801-876-3402
  
==== Churches====
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==== Churches ====
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==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://utah.hometownlocator.com/ut/morgan/peterson.cfm Hometown locator, Peterson, Utah]
 
*[http://utah.hometownlocator.com/ut/morgan/peterson.cfm Hometown locator, Peterson, Utah]
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== 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  ====
{{RAOGKobituary}}  
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One major resource for newspapers throughout Utah is the University of Utah's [http://digitalnewspapers.org/ Utah Digital Newspapers] project "with more than 600,000 pages of digitized Utah historical newspapers." Four newspapers from Weber County are included in this digital project, the ''Ogden Standard-Examiner'' predecessors, the ''Ogden Junction, Ogden Herald'', and the ''Ogden Standard''. [[Utah Newspapers|Read more...]] about using Utah newspapers for your family history research.  
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{{RAOGKobituary}} One major resource for newspapers throughout Utah is the University of Utah's [http://digitalnewspapers.org/ Utah Digital Newspapers] project "with more than 600,000 pages of digitized Utah historical newspapers." Four newspapers from Weber County are included in this digital project, the ''Ogden Standard-Examiner'' predecessors, the ''Ogden Junction, Ogden Herald'', and the ''Ogden Standard''. [[Utah Newspapers|Read more...]] about using Utah newspapers for your family history research.  
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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://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://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/news/history.htm History of Weber County Newspapers]  
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/news/history.htm History of Weber County Newspapers]  
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*[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]  
 
*Old editions are also available on microfilm at the [http://www.weberpl.lib.ut.us/content/business/hours/index.php Weber County Library].
 
*Old editions are also available on microfilm at the [http://www.weberpl.lib.ut.us/content/business/hours/index.php Weber County Library].
===Schools===
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=== Schools ===
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*''Peterson School 1918-1936'' <ref>{{FHL|979.226/P1 J2p}}</ref>
 
*''Peterson School 1918-1936'' <ref>{{FHL|979.226/P1 J2p}}</ref>
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=== Societies, Museums and Libraries  ===
 
=== Societies, Museums and Libraries  ===
  
[[Image:Ogden Pioneer Museum.jpg|thumb|right|400px]]  
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[[Image:Ogden Pioneer Museum.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Ogden Pioneer Museum.jpg]]  
  
 
*[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/ Weber County Library]<br>2464 Jefferson Ave.<br>Ogden, UT 84401-2404<br>Phone:(801) 337-2632<br>fax: (801) 337-2615
 
*[http://www.weberpl.lib.ut.us/ Weber County Library]<br>2464 Jefferson Ave.<br>Ogden, UT 84401-2404<br>Phone:(801) 337-2632<br>fax: (801) 337-2615
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
 
==== Marriages  ====
 
==== Marriages  ====
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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.  
 
*Marriage information may be located at the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernstates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Database] searchable by bride or groom.  
 
*Digitized images of marriage licenses issued for Ogden from June 1888 to present are available online at [http://otgweb.co.weber.ut.us/marriage/index.asp Weber County Marriage Licenses]
 
*Digitized images of marriage licenses issued for Ogden from June 1888 to present are available online at [http://otgweb.co.weber.ut.us/marriage/index.asp Weber County Marriage Licenses]
====Deaths====
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==== Deaths ====
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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.  
 
*[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.  
*'''''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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*'''''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].  
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=ssdiall&qt=l&zplace=Baker%2c+Oregon&se=Exact Social Security Death Index], begins about 1962 to at least 2 months ago.
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=ssdiall&qt=l&zplace=Baker%2c+Oregon&se=Exact Social Security Death Index], begins about 1962 to at least 2 months ago.
  
 
==== Websites  ====
 
==== Websites  ====
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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
 
*[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
  
==Sources and Footnotes  ==
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== Sources and Footnotes  ==
  
 
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[[Category:Morgan_County,_Utah]]
 
[[Category:Morgan_County,_Utah]]

Revision as of 01:27, 7 November 2012

Template:Utah-stubUnited States Gotoarrow.pngUtah Gotoarrow.png Morgan CountyGotoarrow.png Peterson

Quick History

Peterson Church.jpg
Settled in 1855, Peterson was first known as "Weber City" and was designated the county seat in 1862. Charles Shreeve Peterson [1] was appointed the first probate judge and the name of the community was changed to Peterson in 1872. [2]

With the elevation of 9,707, Thurston Peak is the highest peak in the county. In 1861 the first public building was built. This multitask building served as a school, church and handled official county business.

About 1869 the Peterson General Store was built which housed the post office. A railroad station, the Dexter Hotel and park served as a focal points for the community.

Peterson had a passenger railroad station and stockyard located along the railroad tracks. A major attraction for many years was the Dexter Hotel and Park where many community activities were held.
Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Peterson, Utah

Neighboring Communities

Croydon | Morgan | Mountain Green | Richville | Stoddard | Monte Verde

City Hall

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Peterson Cemetery
Morgan, UT
4000 N 4200 W
Morgan, UT 84050
801-876-3402

Churches

Maps

Newspapers

Historical Newspapers

  One major resource for newspapers throughout Utah is the University of Utah's Utah Digital Newspapers project "with more than 600,000 pages of digitized Utah historical newspapers." Four newspapers from Weber County are included in this digital project, the Ogden Standard-Examiner predecessors, the Ogden Junction, Ogden Herald, and the Ogden Standard. Read more... about using Utah newspapers for your family history research.

Schools

  • Peterson School 1918-1936 [5]

Societies, Museums and Libraries

Ogden Pioneer Museum.jpg
  • Stewart Library ~ Weber State University
    3750 Harrison Blvd.
    Ogden, Utah
    801-626-6415

Vital Records

Marriages

Deaths

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Social Security Death Index, begins about 1962 to at least 2 months ago.

Websites

Sources and Footnotes

  1. Charles Sreeve Peterson temple books FHL 1598336 film
  2. The Settlements of Morgan County
  3. FHL 979.2 A1
  4. FHL 180494 FHL Book 979.2 D3e <br> Vol. 1 part 1 FamilySearch Books Online<br>Vol. 1 part 2 FamilySearch Books Online
  5. FHL 979.226/P1 J2p