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{{Utah-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] > [[Utah|Utah]] > [[Weber County, Utah|Weber County]] > Roy''  
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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]][[Utah|Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Weber County, Utah|Weber County]][[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Roy'''  
  
 
== Quick History  ==
 
== Quick History  ==
  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy,_Utah Wikipedia]  
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{{Wikipedia|Roy, Utah}} In 1873 Roy was settled by LDS Pioneers and stayed a small community for many years. It had a street called “Cousin Street” where until 1957 all of the residents on that road were cousins coming from the original settlers of the area. <ref> [http://www.onlineutah.com/royhistory.shtml Roy – Online Utah] n</ref> Central City, Sandridge, the Basin, and Lakeview were all names that Roy went by until being named after school a teacher’s son Roy C. Peebles, that had passed away. The Post Office arrived and Roy’s name was official on 24 May 1894. <ref> [http://www.media.utah.edu/UHE/r/ROYCITY.html Roy City] </ref> Roy saw a boom in its population during WWII with the addition of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Defense_Depot_Ogden_Utah Defense Supply Depot], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Freeport_Center Navy Supply Depot] (now the Freeport Center) and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hill_Air_Force_Base Hill Air Force Base].
  
'''1873:''' LDS Church settlers settled the area.<br>
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=== Neighboring Communities ===
 
 
'''24 May 1894:''' Post Office established.
 
 
 
'''10 March 1937:''' Incorporated City of Roy.<br>
 
 
 
'''Former names:''' Central City, Sandridge, the Basin, Lakeview between 1873 and 24 May 1894, named Roy after Roy Peebles, son of Rev. David Peebles, by sympathic settlers who were mostly LDS.<br>
 
 
 
==== Neighboring Communities ====
 
  
 
[[Clinton, Utah|Clinton]] | [[Hooper, Utah|Hooper]] | [[Ogden, Utah|Ogden]] | [[Riverdale, Utah|Riverdale]] | [[Sunset, Utah|Sunset]] | [[West Haven, Utah|West Haven]]  
 
[[Clinton, Utah|Clinton]] | [[Hooper, Utah|Hooper]] | [[Ogden, Utah|Ogden]] | [[Riverdale, Utah|Riverdale]] | [[Sunset, Utah|Sunset]] | [[West Haven, Utah|West Haven]]  
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== City Hall  ==
 
== City Hall  ==
  
[http://www.royutah.org/ http://www.royutah.org/]<br> Roy City Corporation<br> 5051 S 1900 W<br> Roy Utah 84067<br>  
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[http://www.royutah.org/ Roy City]<br> 5051 S 1900 W<br> Roy Utah 84067<br>Phone: (801) 774-1020
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Biography & Genealogies ====
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==== Biography &amp; Genealogies ====
*[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]
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*[http://earlylds.com/index.html Early Latter Day Saints - An Mormon Trail Pioneer Database]  
*[http://suplibrary.org/stories/ Sons of Utah Pioneers Stories]
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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://suplibrary.org/stories/ Sons of Utah Pioneers Stories]  
*''Footprints of Roy, 1873-1979''', by Emma M. Russell <ref>[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/14006515 WorldCat]</ref> <ref>{{FHL|286676|title-id|disp="FHLC Book 979.228/R2 H2r}} (Roy, Utah, self-pub.], 1979</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>  
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*''Footprints of Roy, 1873-1979'' <ref>  Russell, Emma M. ''Footprints of Roy, 1873-1979'' {{WorldCat|14006515}}</ref> <ref>{{FHL|286676|title-id|disp="FHLC Book 979.228/R2 H2r}} (Roy, Utah, self-pub.], 1979</ref>
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
#'''Poor House (aka Weber County Farm) Cemetery'''
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*'''Poor House (Weber County Farm) Cemetery'''
  
:#Utah State History - [http://history.utah.gov/apps/burials/execute/searchburials Cemetery Database]  
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:*Utah State History - [http://history.utah.gov/apps/burials/execute/searchburials Cemetery Database]  
:#[http://www.utahgravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=579 Utah Gravestone Photo Project]  
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:*[http://www.utahgravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=579 Utah Gravestone Photo Project]  
:#[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2216900&CScnty=2802&CSsr=21& Findagrave.com]  
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:*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2216900&CScnty=2802&CSsr=21& Findagrave.com]  
:#The Weber County UTGenWeb Project, [http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/cemetery/poorfarm/index.htm list]<br>
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:*The Weber County UTGenWeb Project, [http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/cemetery/poorfarm/index.htm list]<br>
  
#'''Roy City Cemetery''' <br>5200 S 2300 W<br>Roy, UT<br>
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*'''Roy City Cemetery''' <br>5200 S 2300 W<br>Roy, UT<br>
  
:#Utah State History - Cemetery Database - not included
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:*[http://www.utahgravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=669 Utah Gravestone Photo Project]  
:#[http://www.utahgravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=669 Utah Gravestone Photo Project]  
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:*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=77417&CScnty=2802&CSsr=21& Findagrave.com]  
:#[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=77417&CScnty=2802&CSsr=21& Findagrave.com]  
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:*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=107658 BillionGraves]
:#The Weber County UTGenWeb Project, [http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/cemetery/roy/search.html Roy City Cemetery database]  
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:*The Weber County UTGenWeb Project, [http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/cemetery/roy/search.html Roy City Cemetery database]  
:#Burial records, vols. 1-2, to 1966 <ref>{{FHL|235041|title-id|disp="FHLC Film 486185"}} (Salt Lake City, Utah : Genealogical Society of Utah, 1967)</ref><br>
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:*Burial records, vols. 1-2, to 1966 <ref>{{FHL|235041|title-id|disp="FHLC Film 486185"}} (Salt Lake City, Utah : Genealogical Society of Utah, 1967)</ref><br>
  
==== 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
  
#'''Arsenal Villa Branch&nbsp;'''<ref>{{FHL|14420|title-id|disp="FHLC Film 26455"}} (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1952)</ref>
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*'''Arsenal Villa Branch&nbsp;'''<ref>{{FHL|14420|title-id|disp="FHLC Film 26455"}} (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1952)</ref>
  
:#Form E (annual genealogical report), 1947-1948&nbsp;
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:*Form E (annual genealogical report), 1947-1948&nbsp;
  
#'''Lake View Ward&nbsp;'''<ref>{{FHL|176279|title-id|disp="FHLC Film 26451}} (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1952)</ref>
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*'''Lake View Ward&nbsp;'''<ref>{{FHL|176279|title-id|disp="FHLC Film 26451}} (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1952)</ref>
  
 
:Form E (annual genealogical report), 1947-1948
 
:Form E (annual genealogical report), 1947-1948
  
#'''Roy Ward&nbsp;'''<ref>{{FHL|14425|title-id|disp="FHLC Film 26454"}} (    Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1952)</ref>
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*'''Roy Ward&nbsp;'''<ref>{{FHL|14425|title-id|disp="FHLC Film 26454"}} (    Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1952)</ref>
  
:#Record of Members, 1899-1905  
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:*Record of Members, 1899-1905  
:#Record of Members, 1907-1941  
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:*Record of Members, 1907-1941  
:#Form E (annual genealogical report), 1907-1948
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:*Form E (annual genealogical report), 1907-1948
  
==== History  ====
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=== History  ===
  
see also: Biography
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*[http://www.utahtravelcenter.com/cities/roy/history.htm Roy History]
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*[http://www.media.utah.edu/UHE/r/ROYCITY.html Roy History - Utah History Encyclopedia]
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*''Roy, Utah our home town'', <ref>by Rose and Ida Dalton {{WorldCat|124942}} {{FHL|211208|title-id|disp="FHLC Book 979.228./R2 H2d"}} (Salt Lake City, Utah : Deseret News Press, 1968)</ref>
  
[http://www.media.utah.edu/UHE/r/ROYCITY.html Utah History Encyclopedia]<br>
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=== Maps ===
  
#''Roy, Utah our home town'', <ref>by Rose and Ida Dalton {{WorldCat|124942}} {{FHL|211208|title-id|disp="FHLC Book 979.228./R2 H2d"}} (Salt Lake City, Utah : Deseret News Press, 1968)</ref>
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*[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1432035 USGS GNIS FID 1432035]
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Roy,%20Utah Google]
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*[http://utah.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap,n,roy,fid,1432035.cfm Hometown Locator]
  
==== Maps  ====
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=== Mortuaries ===
  
#[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1432035 USGS GNIS FID 1432035]
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[http://www.myers-mortuary.com/_mgxroot/page_10735.php Myers Mortuary - Roy]<br>5865 S 1900 W<br>Roy, UT 84067<br>(801) 825-2239
#[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Roy,%20Utah Google]  
 
#[http://utah.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap,n,roy,fid,1432035.cfm Hometown Locator]
 
  
 
=== 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  ====
*[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.
 
  
==== Societies, Museums and Libraries  ====
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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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*[http://digitalnewspapers.org/newspaper/?paper=Ogden+Standard Utah Digital Newspapers for the Ogden Standard 1879 - 1927]
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*''The Sun Chronicle'' Newspapers list <ref> [https://www.familysearch.org/search/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog-search-api%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F1269920 List of Newspapers on film at the Family History Library]</ref>
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=== Societies, Museums and Libraries  ===
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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
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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>
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*[http://www.museumsusa.org/museums/info/8684 Roy Historical Museum] <br> 5540 South 1700 West <br> Roy, UT 84067<br>Phone: 801-776-3626
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*Southwest Branch Library<br>1950 West 4800 South<br>Roy, Utah 84067-2627<br>Phone: 801-773-2556
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*[http://library.weber.edu/ Stewart Library] ~ Weber State University <br>3750 Harrison Blvd.<br>Ogden, Utah<br>801-626-6415
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=== Vital Records ===
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==== Birth ====
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==== 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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*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]
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==== Death ====
  
Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum<br>2148 Grant Avenue<br>Ogden, UT 84401<br>ph: (801) 393-4460
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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].
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*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.
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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.
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/death/index.htm Weber County, Utah Death Records 1898 to 1904]
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*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=memarriage&qt=l&zplace=Roy%2c+Utah&se=Exact&ogsr=1 State of Maine Marriages 1892-1966], residents of Roy who married in state of Maine.
  
==== Vital Records  ====
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==== Obituaries ====
  
#[http://www.archives.utah.gov/research/indexes/20842.htm Utah Department of Archives] 1903 to 50 years ago ([[Access Codes|F]])<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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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/obituary/obit1.htm Obituaries of Weber County]
#Ancestry.com ([[Access Codes|F]]) if through seleected Family History Centers) ([[Access Codes|FI$]]) if not through the Family History Centers)<br>[http://www.ancestryinstitution.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6967 Utah Death Index 1905-1951]<br>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], ([[Access Codes|F]]) begins about 1962 to at least 2 months ago.
 
#[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=memarriage&qt=l&zplace=Roy%2c+Utah&se=Exact&ogsr=1 State of Maine Marriages 1892-1966], residents of Roy who married in state of Maine.
 
  
==== Websites ====
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== Websites ==
  
*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=webtreeind&qt=l&zplace=Roy%2c+Utah&se=Exact&ogsr=1 Webtree.com], ([[Access Codes|F]]) listing individuals who born or died in Roy. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.  
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*[http://www.worldvitalrecords.com/zsearch.aspx?ix=webtreeind&qt=l&zplace=Roy%2c+Utah&se=Exact&ogsr=1 Webtree.com], listing individuals who born or died in Roy. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.
*[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
 
  
== References  ==
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== Sources and Footnotes ==
  
 
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[[Category:Weber_County,_Utah]]
 
[[Category:Weber_County,_Utah]]

Revision as of 05:41, 9 November 2012

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Quick History

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Roy, Utah
In 1873 Roy was settled by LDS Pioneers and stayed a small community for many years. It had a street called “Cousin Street” where until 1957 all of the residents on that road were cousins coming from the original settlers of the area. [1] Central City, Sandridge, the Basin, and Lakeview were all names that Roy went by until being named after school a teacher’s son Roy C. Peebles, that had passed away. The Post Office arrived and Roy’s name was official on 24 May 1894. [2] Roy saw a boom in its population during WWII with the addition of the Defense Supply Depot, Navy Supply Depot (now the Freeport Center) and Hill Air Force Base.

Neighboring Communities

Clinton | Hooper | Ogden | Riverdale | Sunset | West Haven

City Hall

Roy City
5051 S 1900 W
Roy Utah 84067
Phone: (801) 774-1020

Resources

Biography & Genealogies

Cemeteries

  • Poor House (Weber County Farm) Cemetery
  • Roy City Cemetery
    5200 S 2300 W
    Roy, UT

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Arsenal Villa Branch [7]
  • Form E (annual genealogical report), 1947-1948 
  • Lake View Ward [8]
Form E (annual genealogical report), 1947-1948
  • Record of Members, 1899-1905
  • Record of Members, 1907-1941
  • Form E (annual genealogical report), 1907-1948

History

Maps

Mortuaries

Myers Mortuary - Roy
5865 S 1900 W
Roy, UT 84067
(801) 825-2239

Newspapers

Historical Newspapers

Societies, Museums and Libraries

Ogden Pioneer Museum.jpg
  • Southwest Branch Library
    1950 West 4800 South
    Roy, Utah 84067-2627
    Phone: 801-773-2556
  • Stewart Library ~ Weber State University
    3750 Harrison Blvd.
    Ogden, Utah
    801-626-6415

Vital Records

Birth

Marriages

Death

Obituaries

Websites

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

Sources and Footnotes

  1. Roy – Online Utah n
  2. Roy City
  3. "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)
  4. Russell, Emma M. Footprints of Roy, 1873-1979 WorldCat 14006515
  5. "FHLC Book 979.228/R2 H2r (Roy, Utah, self-pub.], 1979
  6. "FHLC Film 486185" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Genealogical Society of Utah, 1967)
  7. "FHLC Film 26455" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1952)
  8. "FHLC Film 26451 (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1952)
  9. "FHLC Film 26454" ( Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1952)
  10. by Rose and Ida Dalton WorldCat 124942 "FHLC Book 979.228./R2 H2d" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Deseret News Press, 1968)
  11. List of Newspapers on film at the Family History Library