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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Utah|Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Box Elder County, Utah |Box Elder]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Washakie'''
 
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Utah|Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Box Elder County, Utah |Box Elder]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Washakie'''
 
== Quick History  ==
 
== Quick History  ==
[[File:Washakie.jpg|right|275px]] Washakie is a center of a small [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoshone_people Shoshone Indian] reservation on the Malad River, south of Portage in [[Box Elder County, Utah|Box Elder County]]. Named for Shoshone [http://www.shoshoneindian.com/chief_washakie.htm Chief Washakie] who was on friendly terms with his Mormon neighbors. Washakie requested farming and stock-raising techniques <ref>[http://hickmanmuseum.homestead.com/washakie.html Washakie letters] </ref> from the Mormons and missionaries were sent train them in these procedures. <ref> [http://www.onlineutah.com/washakiehistory.shtml Washakie History] </ref>  
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[[File:Washakie.jpg|right|275px]] Washakie is a agricultural [[Utah Ghost Towns#How To Classify Ghost Towns|class 2]] ghost town in the center of a small [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shoshone_people Shoshone Indian] reservation on the Malad River, south of Portage in [[Box Elder County, Utah|Box Elder County]]. Named for Shoshone [http://www.shoshoneindian.com/chief_washakie.htm Chief Washakie] who was on friendly terms with his Mormon neighbors. Washakie requested farming and stock-raising techniques <ref>[http://hickmanmuseum.homestead.com/washakie.html Washakie letters] </ref> from the Mormons and missionaries were sent train them in these procedures. <ref> [http://www.onlineutah.com/washakiehistory.shtml Washakie History] </ref>  
 
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*[http://www.yellowstonepark.com/MoreToKnow/ShowNewsDetails.aspx?newsid=186 Chief Washakie]
 
*[http://www.yellowstonepark.com/MoreToKnow/ShowNewsDetails.aspx?newsid=186 Chief Washakie]
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===Maps===
 
===Maps===
 
*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/UT/County/boxelder.htm 1895 Map of Box Elder County]
 
*[http://www.livgenmi.com/1895/UT/County/boxelder.htm 1895 Map of Box Elder County]
 
==Time Line==
 
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===Neighboring Communities===
 
===Neighboring Communities===
 
[[Snowville, Utah|Snowville]] | Portage | Bear River
 
[[Snowville, Utah|Snowville]] | Portage | Bear River
 
 
===Biographies===
 
===Biographies===
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*[http://www.windriverhistory.org/exhibits/washakie_2/life.htm Washakie's Life & Times]
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*[http://books.google.com/books?id=IoTZo2w79VIC&pg=PA105&lpg=PA105&dq=Washakie+utah+history&source=bl&ots=_hPKEmqZ9K&sig=1mMtf6J2ZWI1m29NIXcxMK8SzwE&hl=en&ei=GfkZTp_4E6PhiALb6_nRBQ&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CB8Q6AEwATgK#v=onepage&q=Washakie%20utah%20history&f=false ''The Northern Shoshoni''] Google Books <ref>Madsen, Bingham D.; ''The Northern Shoshoni'' {{Worldcat|7260582}} </ref>
 
===Cemeteries ===
 
===Cemeteries ===
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*''Portage Cemetery records years 1872-Nov., 1986'' <ref> Portage Cemetery records years 1872-Nov., 1986 Book {{FHL|979.242/P1 V3}} </ref> Includes a private cemetery east of Washakie, Utah.
 
Check cemeteries in neighboring communities.
 
Check cemeteries in neighboring communities.
 
*[[Box Elder County, Utah Cemeteries|Box Elder County Cemeteries]]
 
*[[Box Elder County, Utah Cemeteries|Box Elder County Cemeteries]]
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*''Form E 1907-1948'' <ref>{{FHL|27406 Item 3}} </ref>
 
*''Form E 1907-1948'' <ref>{{FHL|27406 Item 3}} </ref>
 
*''Record of members 1891-1909'' <ref>{{FHL|179951 Item 5}}</ref>
 
*''Record of members 1891-1909'' <ref>{{FHL|179951 Item 5}}</ref>
 
 
===Historical Newspapers ===
 
===Historical Newspapers ===
 
*[http://digitalnewspapers.org/newspaper/?paper=Box+Elder+News Box Elder News]
 
*[http://digitalnewspapers.org/newspaper/?paper=Box+Elder+News Box Elder News]
 
*[http://digitalnewspapers.org/newspaper/?paper=Corinne+Reporter Corinne Reporter]
 
*[http://digitalnewspapers.org/newspaper/?paper=Corinne+Reporter Corinne Reporter]
 
===Societies, Museums and Libraries ===
 
 
===Vital Records===
 
===Vital Records===
 
====Birth====
 
====Birth====
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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].&nbsp; Utah requires a death certificate before a burial is completed.&nbsp; A death certificate may contain information as to the name of the deceased, date of death, and place of death, as well as&nbsp;the age, birthdate, parents, gender, marital status, spouse and place of residence.&nbsp; For information on death prior to 1904 you can search the [http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchburials Utah State Burial Index].
 
*'''''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].&nbsp; Utah requires a death certificate before a burial is completed.&nbsp; A death certificate may contain information as to the name of the deceased, date of death, and place of death, as well as&nbsp;the age, birthdate, parents, gender, marital status, spouse and place of residence.&nbsp; For information on death prior to 1904 you can search the [http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchburials Utah State Burial Index].
 
=====Obituaries=====
 
=====Obituaries=====
 
 
==Suggested Reading==
 
==Suggested Reading==
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*''Indian Town, Utah : A pre-Washakie settlement'' <ref> Hunsaker, Kenneth Dean; ''Indian Town, Utah : A pre-Washakie settlement'' {{Worldcat|20126831}} </ref>
 
*''The Historical Guide to Utah Ghost Towns.'' <ref> Carr, Stephen L. ''The Historical Guide to Utah Ghost Towns.'' Salt Lake City, Utah: Western Epics, 1972. Film: {{FHL|78162}} Book: {{FHL|979.2 H2cr}} {{WorldCat|595478}}. </ref>
 
*''The Historical Guide to Utah Ghost Towns.'' <ref> Carr, Stephen L. ''The Historical Guide to Utah Ghost Towns.'' Salt Lake City, Utah: Western Epics, 1972. Film: {{FHL|78162}} Book: {{FHL|979.2 H2cr}} {{WorldCat|595478}}. </ref>
 
*''Some Dreams Die: Utah's Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures'' <ref>Thompson, George A; ''Some Dreams Die: Utah's Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures'' {{WorldCat|9202286}} {{FHL|979.2 H2tg}}</ref>
 
*''Some Dreams Die: Utah's Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures'' <ref>Thompson, George A; ''Some Dreams Die: Utah's Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures'' {{WorldCat|9202286}} {{FHL|979.2 H2tg}}</ref>
*''Connecting the West : historic railroad stops and stage stations of Elko County, Nevada <ref> Hall, Shawn; ''Connecting the West : historic railroad stops and stage stations of Elko County, Nevada'' {{WorldCat|50926294}} </ref>
 
 
==Websites==
 
==Websites==
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*[http://hickmanmuseum.homestead.com/washakie.html Indian Farm Negotiations,1854-1857]
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*[http://historytogo.utah.gov/people/ethnic_cultures/the_history_of_utahs_american_indians/chapter2.html The Northwestern Shoshone]
 
*[[Utah Ghost Towns|Utah Ghost Towns]]
 
*[[Utah Ghost Towns|Utah Ghost Towns]]
 
*[http://history.utah.gov/apps/markers/detailed_results.php?markerid=1378 Utah Markers]
 
*[http://history.utah.gov/apps/markers/detailed_results.php?markerid=1378 Utah Markers]
 
 
==Sources and Footnotes==
 
==Sources and Footnotes==
 
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[[Category:Box Elder County, Utah]][[Category:Ghost Towns]]
 
[[Category:Box Elder County, Utah]][[Category:Ghost Towns]]

Revision as of 00:29, 18 July 2011

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Quick History

Washakie.jpg
Washakie is a agricultural class 2 ghost town in the center of a small Shoshone Indian reservation on the Malad River, south of Portage in Box Elder County. Named for Shoshone Chief Washakie who was on friendly terms with his Mormon neighbors. Washakie requested farming and stock-raising techniques [1] from the Mormons and missionaries were sent train them in these procedures. [2]


Wikipedia
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Location

  • GPS Location: latitude 41.944 and longitude -112.217 [3]

Maps

Neighboring Communities

Snowville | Portage | Bear River

Biographies

Cemeteries

  • Portage Cemetery records years 1872-Nov., 1986 [5] Includes a private cemetery east of Washakie, Utah.

Check cemeteries in neighboring communities.

Church Records

LDS Chapel in Washakie
LDS

The 20th century census of the Washakie Ward, Malad Stake, Idaho

  • Washakie Ward, Malad Stake, record of members (record of Indians) before 1900 [6]

The Form E includes reports from the Malad Stake. Washakie Ward was a local unit of the Box Elder, Oneida, and Malad Stakes.

  • Record of members,1880-1941; annual genealogical report, Form E, 1907-1948 [7]
  • Form E 1907-1948 [8]
  • Record of members 1891-1909 [9]

Historical Newspapers

Vital Records

Birth

Marriages

Death

  • 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.
Obituaries

Suggested Reading

  • Indian Town, Utah : A pre-Washakie settlement [10]
  • The Historical Guide to Utah Ghost Towns. [11]
  • Some Dreams Die: Utah's Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures [12]

Websites

Sources and Footnotes

  1. Washakie letters
  2. Washakie History
  3. Hometown locator
  4. Madsen, Bingham D.; The Northern Shoshoni WorldCat 7260582
  5. Portage Cemetery records years 1872-Nov., 1986 Book FHL 979.242/P1 V3
  6. Book FHL 979.242/P1 K2w and film FHL 599816 Item 2
  7. Film FHL 27406 Items 1-2
  8. FHL 27406 Item 3
  9. FHL 179951 Item 5
  10. Hunsaker, Kenneth Dean; Indian Town, Utah : A pre-Washakie settlement WorldCat 20126831
  11. Carr, Stephen L. The Historical Guide to Utah Ghost Towns. Salt Lake City, Utah: Western Epics, 1972. Film: FHL 78162 Book: FHL 979.2 H2cr WorldCat 595478.
  12. Thompson, George A; Some Dreams Die: Utah's Ghost Towns and Lost Treasures WorldCat 9202286 FHL 979.2 H2tg