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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Utah|Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Weber County, Utah|Weber County]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Riverdale'''
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Utah|Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Weber County, Utah|Weber County]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Riverdale'''  
  
 
== Quick History  ==
 
== Quick History  ==
Riverdale once consisted of a string of homes along a single road next to the Weber River. That gave it the name of “Stringtown”, then Jack Thompson’s Settlement” and Union with Riverdale as it’s final name. The first white settlers came in 1850 and it began to grow as a grist mill attracted more settlers in 1853. The settlers set up many different types of industry. By 1878 Riverdale had a population of 211. <ref> [http://www.riverdalecity.com/about/History/Early_History.html Riverdale Early History ]</ref> In 1940 [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hill_Air_Force_Base Hill Field] was established to south of Riverdale, it is now known as Hill Air Force Base, a major local employer. On 4 March 1946 was incorporated as a city.
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Riverdale once consisted of a string of homes along a single road next to the Weber River. That gave it the name of “Stringtown”, then Jack Thompson’s Settlement” and Union with Riverdale as it’s final name. The first white settlers came in 1850 and it began to grow as a grist mill attracted more settlers in 1853. The settlers set up many different types of industry. By 1878 Riverdale had a population of 211. <ref> [http://www.riverdalecity.com/about/History/Early_History.html Riverdale Early History ]</ref> In 1940 [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hill_Air_Force_Base Hill Field] was established to south of Riverdale, it is now known as Hill Air Force Base, a major local employer. On 4 March 1946 was incorporated as a city.  
  
 
== City Hall  ==
 
== City Hall  ==
{{Wikipedia|Riverdale, Utah}}[http://www.riverdalecity.com/ Riverdale City Hall]<br>4600 South Weber River Drive<br>Riverdale, Utah<br>801-394-5541
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===Neighboring Communities===
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{{Wikipedia|Riverdale, Utah}}[http://www.riverdalecity.com/ Riverdale City Hall]<br>4600 South Weber River Drive<br>Riverdale, Utah<br>801-394-5541  
[[Ogden, Utah|Ogden]] | [[Washington Terrace, Utah|Washington Terrace]] | [[Roy, Utah|Roy]] | [[West Haven, Utah|West Haven]] | [[South Ogden, Utah|South Ogden]]
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=== Neighboring Communities ===
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[[Ogden, Utah|Ogden]] | [[Washington Terrace, Utah|Washington Terrace]] | [[Roy, Utah|Roy]] | [[West Haven, Utah|West Haven]] | [[South Ogden, Utah|South Ogden]]  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Biography & Genealogies ===
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=== Biography &amp; Genealogies ===
*[http://www.dupinternational.org/ Daughters of Utah Pioneers]
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*[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]  
*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://earlylds.com/index.html Early Latter Day Saints - An Mormon Trail Pioneer Database]  
*''Records of various missions'' <ref> Northrop, Joseph M.; ''Records of various missions'' Film: {{FHL| 944282 Item 5}} </ref>
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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|101370}})&lt;br&gt;Vol. 1 part 2 ({{FSbook|56199}}) </ref>  
*[http://suplibrary.org/stories/ Sons of Utah Pioneers Stories]
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*''Records of various missions'' <ref> Northrop, Joseph M.; ''Records of various missions'' Film: {{FHL| 944282 Item 5}} </ref>  
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*[http://suplibrary.org/stories/ Sons of Utah Pioneers Stories]  
 
*[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]
  
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
 
=== Cemeteries  ===
No cemeteries are in Riverdale proper, the nearest cemeteries are located [[Ogden, Utah|Ogden]], [[Washington Terrace, Utah|Washington Terrace]], [[Roy, Utah|Roy]], [[West Haven, Utah|West Haven]], [[South Ogden, Utah|South Ogden]].
 
  
===Church History and Records  ===
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No cemeteries are in Riverdale proper, the nearest cemeteries are located [[Ogden, Utah|Ogden]], [[Washington Terrace, Utah|Washington Terrace]], [[Roy, Utah|Roy]], [[West Haven, Utah|West Haven]], [[South Ogden, Utah|South Ogden]].
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=== Church History and Records  ===
  
 
;Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
 
;Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
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=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
 
=== Emigration and Immigration  ===
  
[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=ellisisland&qt=l&zplace=Riverdale%2c+Utah&se=Exact&ogsr=1 Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Records], 1892-1924, listing passengers who stated they are going to Riverdale.  
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*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=ellisisland&qt=l&zplace=Riverdale%2c+Utah&se=Exact&ogsr=1 Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Records], 1892-1924, listing passengers who stated they are going to Riverdale.
  
 
=== History  ===
 
=== History  ===
*[http://www.riverdalecity.com/about/history.htm Riverdale History]
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*[http://www.riverdalecity.com/about/History/Early_History.html Riverdale Early History ]
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*[http://www.riverdalecity.com/about/History/Written_History.html Riverdale Written Histories]
  
 
=== Maps  ===
 
=== Maps  ===
  
#[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1444992 USGS GNIS FID 1444992]  
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*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1444992 USGS GNIS FID 1444992]  
#[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Riverdale,+Utah Google]  
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Riverdale,+Utah Google]  
#[http://utah.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap,n,riverdale,fid,1444992.cfm Hometown Locator]
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*[http://utah.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap,n,riverdale,fid,1444992.cfm Hometown Locator]
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=== 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.  
*[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://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/news/history.htm History of Weber County Newspapers]
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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://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/news/clippings.htm Newspapers Clippings]
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*[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/trini/standardexaminer/stanexmain.htm Variety of Newspaper Articles]
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/news/clippings.htm Newspapers Clippings]  
*[http://digitalnewspapers.org/newspaper/?paper=Ogden+Standard Utah Digital Newspapers for the Ogden Standard 1879 - 1927]
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/news/trini/standardexaminer/stanexmain.htm Variety of Newspaper Articles]  
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*[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].
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=== 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://library.weber.edu/ Stewart Library] ~ Weber State University <br>3750 Harrison Blvd.<br>Ogden, Utah<br>801-626-6415
 
*[http://library.weber.edu/ Stewart Library] ~ Weber State University <br>3750 Harrison Blvd.<br>Ogden, Utah<br>801-626-6415
  
*[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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*[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
===Vital Records===
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====Birth====
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=== Vital Records ===
====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.
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==== Birth ====
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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.  
 
*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]
====Death====
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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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==== Death ====
*'''''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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*[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].  
 
*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.  
 
*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.  
*[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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*[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.  
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/death/index.htm Weber County, Utah Death Records 1898 to 1904]
 
*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/death/index.htm Weber County, Utah Death Records 1898 to 1904]
  
 
;Health Department
 
;Health Department
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*[http://www1.co.weber.ut.us/health/vital_records.php Weber-Morgan Health Department]
 
*[http://www1.co.weber.ut.us/health/vital_records.php Weber-Morgan Health Department]
  
===Websites===
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=== Websites ===
*[http://www.onlineutah.com/hill_air_force_basehistory.shtml Hill Air Force Base]
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*[http://www.onlineutah.com/hill_air_force_basehistory.shtml Hill Air Force Base]  
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=webtreeind&qt=l&zplace=Riverdale%2c+Weber%2c+Utah&se=Exact&ogsr=1 Webtree.com], listing individuals who born or died in Riverdale. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.
 
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=webtreeind&qt=l&zplace=Riverdale%2c+Weber%2c+Utah&se=Exact&ogsr=1 Webtree.com], listing individuals who born or died in Riverdale. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.
  
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Revision as of 05:28, 9 November 2012

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

Quick History

Riverdale once consisted of a string of homes along a single road next to the Weber River. That gave it the name of “Stringtown”, then Jack Thompson’s Settlement” and Union with Riverdale as it’s final name. The first white settlers came in 1850 and it began to grow as a grist mill attracted more settlers in 1853. The settlers set up many different types of industry. By 1878 Riverdale had a population of 211. [1] In 1940 Hill Field was established to south of Riverdale, it is now known as Hill Air Force Base, a major local employer. On 4 March 1946 was incorporated as a city.

City Hall

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Riverdale, Utah
Riverdale City Hall
4600 South Weber River Drive
Riverdale, Utah
801-394-5541

Neighboring Communities

Ogden | Washington Terrace | Roy | West Haven | South Ogden

Resources

Biography & Genealogies

Cemeteries

No cemeteries are in Riverdale proper, the nearest cemeteries are located Ogden, Washington Terrace, Roy, West Haven, South Ogden.

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Riverdale (Riverdale District 1860, 1877 as ward) (Weber Stake, later Lake View Stake) [4]
  • Record of members, 1860-1908, 1877-1941
  • Minutes of meetings, 1860-1908
  • minutes of bishops' courts, 1960-1908
  • Form E, 1907-1948 (annual genealogical report)

Emigration and Immigration

History

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.

Societies, Museums and Libraries

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

Vital Records

Birth

Marriages

Death

Health Department

Websites

Sources and Footnotes

  1. Riverdale Early 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. Northrop, Joseph M.; Records of various missions Film: FHL 944282 Item 5
  4. "FHLC Film 26452-26453' (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1952)