Riverdale, Utah

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Quick History


1850s: First settlers arrived in the area, southwest of Ogden

4 March 1946: Incorporated as a city.

City Hall

Riverdale City Hall
4600 South Weber River Drive
Riverdale, Utah


Biography & Genealogies


Nearest cemeteries are located in Ogden and South Ogden.

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  1. Riverdale (Riverdale District 1860, 1877 as ward) (Weber Stake, later Lake View Stake) [2]
  1. Record of members, 1860-1908, 1877-1941
  2. Minutes of meetings, 1860-1908
  3. minutes of bishops' courts, 1960-1908
  4. Form E, 1907-1948 (annual genealogical report)

Emigration and Immigration

Ellis Island Passenger Arrival Records, 1892-1924, listing passengers who stated they are going to Riverdale.


See also: Biography


  1. USGS GNIS FID 1444992
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator


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.

Vital Records

  1. Utah Department of Archives 1903 to 50 years ago (F)
    Choices of search types - name, date of death (year, month, day, or any combination) and county.
    Images of actual death certificates.
  2. Ancestry.com (F if through seleected Family History Centers) (FI$ if not through the Family History Centers)
    Utah Death Index 1905-1951
    Hint Keyword: enter the year of death and enter the name of county if known.


  • Webtree.com, listing individuals who born or died in Riverdale. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.

Sources and Footnotes

  1. "FHLC Book 979.2 D3e" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Western Epics, 1966).
    Vol. 1 part 1 (Family History Archives)
    Vol. 1 part 2 (Family History Archives)
  2. "FHLC Film 26452-26453' (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1952)