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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'''
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== Quick History  ==
 
== Quick History  ==
{{Wikipedia|Roy, Utah}}
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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].
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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].  
=== Neighboring Communities===
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[[Clinton, Utah|Clinton]] | [[Hooper, Utah|Hooper]] | [[Ogden, Utah|Ogden]] | [[Riverdale, Utah|Riverdale]] | [[Sunset, Utah|Sunset]] | [[West Haven, Utah|West Haven]]
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=== Neighboring Communities ===
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[[Clinton, Utah|Clinton]] | [[Hooper, Utah|Hooper]] | [[Ogden, Utah|Ogden]] | [[Riverdale, Utah|Riverdale]] | [[Sunset, Utah|Sunset]] | [[West Haven, Utah|West Haven]]  
  
 
== City Hall  ==
 
== City Hall  ==
[http://www.royutah.org/ Roy City]<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]
 
*[http://www.dupinternational.org/ Daughters of Utah Pioneers]
 
*[http://suplibrary.org/stories/ Sons of Utah Pioneers Stories]
 
*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>
 
*''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>
 
  
==== Cemeteries ====
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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]
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*[http://suplibrary.org/stories/ Sons of Utah Pioneers Stories]
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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="FamilySearch Catalog 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="FamilySearch Catalog Book 979.228/R2 H2r}} (Roy, Utah, self-pub.], 1979</ref>
  
#'''Poor House (aka Weber County Farm) Cemetery'''
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=== Cemeteries  ===
  
:#Utah State History - [http://history.utah.gov/apps/burials/execute/searchburials Cemetery Database]
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*'''Poor House (Weber County Farm) Cemetery'''
:#[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]
 
:#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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:*Utah State History - [http://history.utah.gov/apps/burials/execute/searchburials Cemetery Database]
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:*[http://www.utahgravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=579 Utah Gravestone Photo Project]
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:*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2216900&CScnty=2802&CSsr=21& Findagrave.com]
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:*The Weber County UTGenWeb Project, [http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/cemetery/poorfarm/index.htm list]<br>
  
:#Utah State History - Cemetery Database - not included
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*'''Roy City Cemetery''' <br>5200 S 2300 W<br>Roy, UT<br>
:#[http://www.utahgravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=669 Utah Gravestone Photo Project]
 
:#[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=77417&CScnty=2802&CSsr=21& Findagrave.com]
 
:#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>
 
  
==== Church History and Records ====
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:*[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]
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:*[http://billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=107658 BillionGraves]
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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]
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:*Burial records, vols. 1-2, to 1966 <ref>{{FHL|235041|title-id|disp="FamilySearch Catalog Film 486185"}} (Salt Lake City, Utah : Genealogical Society of Utah, 1967)</ref><br>
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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="FamilySearch Catalog 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="FamilySearch Catalog 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="FamilySearch Catalog 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  ===
 
=== History  ===
*[http://www.utahtravelcenter.com/cities/roy/history.htm Roy History]
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*[http://www.utahtravelcenter.com/cities/roy/history.htm Roy History]  
 
*[http://www.media.utah.edu/UHE/r/ROYCITY.html Roy History - Utah History Encyclopedia]  
 
*[http://www.media.utah.edu/UHE/r/ROYCITY.html Roy History - Utah History Encyclopedia]  
*''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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*''Roy, Utah our home town'', <ref>by Rose and Ida Dalton {{WorldCat|124942}} {{FHL|211208|title-id|disp="FamilySearch Catalog Book 979.228./R2 H2d"}} (Salt Lake City, Utah : Deseret News Press, 1968)</ref>
  
==== Maps ====
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=== Maps ===
  
#[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:1432035 USGS GNIS FID 1432035]  
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*[https://geonames.usgs.gov/apex/f?p=138:3:0::NO:3:P3_FID,P3_TITLE:1432035,Roy USGS GNIS FID 1432035]  
#[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Roy,%20Utah Google]  
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*[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Roy,%20Utah Google]  
#[http://utah.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap,n,roy,fid,1432035.cfm Hometown Locator]
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*[http://utah.hometownlocator.com/maps/bigmap,n,roy,fid,1432035.cfm Hometown Locator]
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=== Mortuaries ===
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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
  
 
=== 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.
 
*[http://digitalnewspapers.org/newspaper/?paper=Ogden+Standard Utah Digital Newspapers for the Ogden Standard 1879 - 1927]
 
  
==== 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>
  
Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum<br>2148 Grant Avenue<br>Ogden, UT 84401<br>ph: (801) 393-4460
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=== Societies, Museums and Libraries  ===
  
===Vital Records===
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[[Image:Ogden Pioneer Museum.jpg|thumb|right|400px|Ogden Pioneer Museum.jpg]]
====Birth====
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====Marriages====  
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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
*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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*[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.  
 
*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]
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/death/index.htm Weber County, Utah Death Records 1898 to 1904]  
 
*[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.
 
*[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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==== Obituaries ====
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*[http://www.usgennet.org/usa/ut/county/weber/obituary/obit1.htm Obituaries of Weber County]
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== Websites ==
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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.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.
  
== References  ==
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== Sources and Footnotes ==
  
 
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Latest revision as of 20:49, 20 April 2017

United States
Utah
Weber County
Roy

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. "FamilySearch Catalog 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. "FamilySearch Catalog Book 979.228/R2 H2r (Roy, Utah, self-pub.], 1979
  6. "FamilySearch Catalog Film 486185" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Genealogical Society of Utah, 1967)
  7. "FamilySearch Catalog Film 26455" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1952)
  8. "FamilySearch Catalog Film 26451 (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1952)
  9. "FamilySearch Catalog Film 26454" ( Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1952)
  10. by Rose and Ida Dalton WorldCat 124942 "FamilySearch Catalog Book 979.228./R2 H2d" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Deseret News Press, 1968)
  11. List of Newspapers on film at the Family History Library