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:''This article is about a city in Weber County. For other uses, see [[Washington (disambiguation)]].''
 
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==Quick History ==
 
==Quick History ==
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington_Terrace,_Utah Wikipedia]
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{{ Wikipedia|Washington Terrace}} Washington Terrace was set up as a temporary war-time housing to accommodate defense-related industries such as Hill Field in 1942. <ref> [http://wt.govoffice.com/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={9B7648DA-E39F-4061-846F-A8D766C68704} Washington Terrace Official History] </ref>The community was organized under the direction of George Herman Van Leeuwen in 1948. VanLeeuwenville was the proposed name for the city, but it was voted down.
 
 
[http://wt.govoffice.com/index.asp?Type=B_BASIC&SEC={9B7648DA-E39F-4061-846F-A8D766C68704} Washington Terrace Official History]  
 
 
 
1942: Founded as a war-time housing project mostly to serve the defense-related industries, particularly Hill Field (now Hill Air Force Base), just to the south.
 
 
 
1948: Organized as Washington Terrace after the locals got wise to a development of a new city.  
 
  
 
==City Hall==
 
==City Hall==

Revision as of 03:57, 14 June 2011

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This article is about a city in Weber County. For other uses, see Washington (disambiguation).

Quick History

Wikipedia
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Washington Terrace was set up as a temporary war-time housing to accommodate defense-related industries such as Hill Field in 1942. [1]The community was organized under the direction of George Herman Van Leeuwen in 1948. VanLeeuwenville was the proposed name for the city, but it was voted down.

City Hall

Washington Terrace City Hall
5429 S South Pointe Dr
Washington Terrace, UT 84405
phone: 801-395-8280

Neighboring Communities

Biography & Genealogies

Cemeteries

Burials are usually in Ogden area cemeteries or in northern Davis County cemeteries

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Washington Terrace, as Terrace Branch (Weber Stake) [3]
  • Form E, 1943-1948 (annual genealogical report)

Maps

  1. USGS GNIS FID 1447026
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator

Newspapers

Historical Newspapers

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

  • 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.
  • Ancestry.com $ Utah Death Index 1905-1951 Hint Keyword: enter the year of death and enter the name of county if known.
  • Social Security Death Index, begins about 1962.

Web Sites

  • Webtree.com, (F) listing individuals who born or died in Washington Terrace. Submitters of gedcoms may add, update or remove contents.

Sources and Footnotes

  1. Washington Terrace Official History
  2. "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)
  3. "FHLC Film 26300" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Filmed by the GSU, 1951)