Weber County, Utah Genealogy

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The Weber County, Utah genealogy guide to find parents, birth, marriage, death, and more since 1852, when the county was formed. This page lists online, published, and original resources, such as cemeteries, censuses, church, court, land, probate, and obituaries.

Dates for major county records[1]
1898-present 1887-present 1897-present 1851, 1856... 1850-present 1852-present
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Weber County, Utah
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Location in the state of Utah
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Founded March 3, 1853
County Seat Ogden
Address Weber County Clerk/Auditor
2380 Washington Blvd, Ste 320
Ogden, UT 84401
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Helpful Facts

County Courthouse

Weber County Courthouse
2380 Washington Blvd #320
Ogden, Ut 84401
Phone: 801-399-8400

County Clerk has marriage records from 1887.
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records.
County Recorder has land records.[2]

Parent Counties

Weber County, Utah Genealogy was created 3 March 1852 from: Utah Territory

Boundary Changes
  • Boundary changes timeline for Weber County, Utah Genealogy from "UT: Index of Counties," Newberry Library's Utah Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.

Neighboring Counties

Weber County, Utah Genealogy is surrounded by: Box Elder | Cache | Davis | Morgan | Rich | Tooele

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Bible Records



  • Biographies(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Weber County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.

bios USGenWeb Archives Weber County, Utah provides the bios of Charles W. Rapp of Weber County

Biographies of Godfrey & Holmes families at

Business Records and Commerce

"Time Book: for Nov. thru Jan. 1892-1893, laborers in North Ogden, Weber Co., Utah" Family History Library US/CAN Film 2056029 item 6.


Cemeteries near or within cities/towns, please refer to the list above.

List of cemeteries in Weber County

See the Weber County Cemeteries, Burial Records, and Tombstone Photos page located on the USGenWeb site. The page contains helpful information and links to online cemetery resources for Weber County.

Find A has burial information for the following Weber County cemeteries: Abey of the Holy Trinity (Huntsville), Aultorest Memorial Park (South Ogden), Ben Lomond (North Ogden), Eden, Evergreen Memorial Park (Ogden), Good Shepard Columbarium (Ogden), Hooper, Huntsville, Liberty, Lindquist Memorial Gardens of the Wasatch (Ogden), Masonic Gardens (Ogden), Meadow View Cemetery (Eden), Mount Benedict Monastery, Mountain View Cemetery (Eden), Ogden City, Plain City, Poor House Cemetery (Roy), Roy City, Saint Joseph's Church (Ogden), Slaterville, Stone Family Burial Plot (Uintah), Taylor, Uintah, Union Cemetery (North Ogden), Warren, Washington Heights Memorial Park (South Ogden), and West Weber Cemetery.

The Utah Cemetery and Burial Database on the Utah State History Website contains burial information for the following Weber County cemeteries: Ben Lomond (North Ogden), Evergreen Memorial Park (Ogden), Holy Trinity Abey Cemetery (Huntsville), Hooper, Huntsville, Liberty, Ogden City, Poor House Cemetery (Roy), Uintah, and Warren-West Warren Cemetery.

USGenWeb Archives Weber County, Utah provides the following links to Woodmen of the World burials and information obtained from the Roy City headstones.


The 1850 [1851], 1860, 1870, 1880, 1900, 1910, 1920, and 1930 U.S. federal population schedules of Weber County are available online. For tips on accessing census records online, see Utah Census. If you're having trouble finding your ancestors in national indexes, try checking local indexes. Created by experts familiar with the area's families, these indexes are often transcribed more accurately than nationwide indexes.

See Utah Population Schedule Indexes: Fiche, Film, or Book for more information about statewide printed indexes.

  • 1850 (1851)
  • 1856
  • 1860
  • 1870
  • 1880
  • 1890
  • 1900
  • 1910
  • 1920
  • 1930

Churches and Religious Groups

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (the Mormons)

Historically, most people in Utah were Mormons. Their records are, therefore, very important for early Utah research. For additional information, see Tracing LDS Ancestors and Utah Church Records.

Click a church unit name in the chart below for its history, boundaries, and availability of records, which are often in microfilm format

(Section In process. Want to help?)
Weber County, Utah Genealogy guide to history and records of LDS wards and branches

Stake(s): Ogden Stake, Utah  · Mount Ogden Stake, Utah  · Weber Stake, Utah  · North Weber Stake, Utah

Places: Eden  · Farr West  · Harrisville  · Hooper  · Huntsville · Liberty  · Marriott-Slaterville · North Ogden · Ogden · Plain City · Pleasant View · Riverdale · Roy · Taylor  · Uintah · Warren · West Weber

Church units without above place names:
Nordic Valley · Washington Terrace · West Haven · South Ogden


Court Records



  • 1879-1880 - Culmer, H.L.A. et al. Utah Directory and Gazetteer for 1879-80: Containing the Name and Occupation of Every Resident in the Towns and Cities of Salt Lake, Utah, Weber and Davis Counties: and a Very Complete List of the Merchants, Manufacturers, Professional Men and Officials: Together with Full Gazetteer Information. Salt Lake City, Utah: Printed for H.L.A. Culmer & Co. by J.C. Graham & Co., 1879. Digital version at Internet Archive.
  • 1883 - Haefeli, Leo and Frank J. Cannon. Directory of Ogden City and Weber County. 1883. Ogden City, Utah: Ogden Herald Publishing Company, Printers, 1883. Digital version at Internet Archive - free.

Divorce Records

Ethnic and Other Groups

 Funeral Homes

Lindquist North Ogden Mortuary[3]
2140 North 400 East
North Ogden, Utah 84404
Phone: (801) 782-6666
Toll Free Phone: 877-394-6667
Fax: (801) 782-6670

3408 Washington Blvd.
Ogden, Utah 84401
Phone: (801) 394-6666
Toll Free Phone: 877-394-6667
Fax: (801) 394-1164

3333 West 5600 South
Roy, Utah 84067
Phone: (801) 774-5666
Toll Free Phone: 877-394-6667
Fax: (801) 394-1164

Myers Mortuary[4]
5864 South 1900 West
Roy, UT 84067
Phone: 801-825-2239
Tax: 801-779-0129

845 Washington Blvd
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-399-5613
Fax: 801-339-5624

Aaron's Mortuary and Crematory[5]
1600 Washington Blvd
Ogden, UT 84404
Phone: 801-393-5678
Toll Free Phone: 866-886-9713
Fax: 801-393-3232

Larkin and Sons Mortuary[6]
496 24th St
Ogden, UT 84403
Phone: 801-394-5505
Fax: 801-395-1932

Leavitt's Mortuary[7]
836 36th St
Ogden, UT 84403
Phone: 801-394-5556
Fax: 801-394-5548



A FamilySearch Community Tree is available for this place.

Land and Property

Herdsmen branded their cattle to keep track of stray animals. A 1913 directory displays the marks used by various Weber County, Utah Genealogy cattle owners:


For historical maps of Utah and Weber County, see:

David Rumsey Collection for Utah

Perry-Castaneda Map Collection for Utah

Historical Maps of Utah has several maps of Utah counties

• Google highway map of Weber County 2009



Utah History to Go has information about military installations in Davis and Weber counties.


The following was taken from USGenWeb Project Weber County

Naturalization and Citizenship


Small town newspapers contain obituaries, birth or death notices, community news (such as the visit of someone's relatives), legal notices and provide historical content. See Utah newspapers for tips, resources, and details.



Obituaries may mention birth, marriage, spouse, parents, and living family members. See Utah Obituaries for state level compendiums and United States Obituaries for tips and insights regarding this record type.

Obituaries for residents may be found in:


Poorhouses, Poor Law, etc.

In Utah, such records may be difficult to find. Try records of the church they may have attended. Realize, however, that such records may have not been preserved, and would not be in the typical records of membership.

It is possible there were records kept by civilian authorities. Ask town or county officials and local librarians and the State Archives. Also try National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections (online).

Probate Records

Public Records

Resource Repositories

Family History Centers



Historical Places: Bingham's Fort



Vital Records

Weber-Morgan Health Department, Office of Vital Records
(The Vital Statistics Office is on the second floor)
477 23rd St
Ogden, Utah 84401

The registers beginning in 1890 have been transferred to the Utah State Archives.[9]

The Family History Library does not have Ogden City vital records.

Below are the best sources to find birth information (dates and places of birth and names of parents) for Weber County, Utah Genealogy. Also available: How to Find Birth Information in Utah.
Follow the suggestions under the year span that matches when your ancestor was born:
Weber County, Utah Genealogy was formed on 3 March 1852
      If your records show the person was born here before the county was formed,
      search parent counties
No birth records were created for Weber County, Utah Genealogy by either by county or state civil authorities in this time period.
Follow these suggestions to find birth information for this time period:
Starting in 1890, the Ogden City Recorder kept a register of births occurring within Ogden.
County clerks became responsible for recording births beginning in 1898. In 1905, the State Department of Health assumed responsibility and required the counties to forward copies of the records to them.

Records open to the public
Birth records created more than 100 years ago State Department of Health Birth, Marriage, and Death Certificates page. are open to the public.
Restricted records
Access to official birth records within 100 years is restricted to those who meet certain requirements. Order copies:
  • Office of Vital Records and Statistics, 288 North 1460 West, Salt Lake City, Utah, Phone: (801) 538-6105. How to order online, by mail, or in person.
  • 1888–present — Weber County has an Online Certified Marriage License Search database. The database provides groom's name, bride's maiden name, marriage application number, and marriage application date. Digital images of original license applications are available for marriages dating back to 1982. Certified copies of all marriage license applications can be order online for a fee of $10.00.

Weber County Clerk
2549 Washington Blvd.
Ogden, UT 84401
Telephone: 801-399-8019
Fax: 801-629-8011

Note: Historical marriage records for this county are difficult to locate and use. It appears that the original marriage registers beginning in 1887, were microfilmed in the 1950's and then destroyed. Unfortunately, the staff at the clerk's office are unable to locate the microfilm copies either (as of 2007). Researchers must resort to the applications and/or the original marriage license returns (microfilmed) to locate specific marriages. The microfilm is some what confusing to use and is mislabeled.

  • 1888–1947— Weber County. (Utah). County Clerk. Applications for Licenses to Marry, and Original Marriage Certificates, 1888–1947FHL Films 1670859–1670885. The applications are arranged by certificate numbers, then chronologically. For example, application number 1s from 1888, 1892, 1897, 1919, and 1935 would be filed together. The years on the films overlap and are mixed. No index is available to certificate numbers. The marriages index cards have been placed in the Early Church Information File. However, the cards give book and page numbers. You may have to search numerous films or order the certificate from the county.
  • 1887–1943 — A considerable number of marriages are listed on the Western States Marriage Index (1887-1943)[10] although it is incomplete. The Ogden Family History Center has a continuing project to document and reconstruct Weber County marriages and will often be the only source of marriage data/documentation.
  • 1904-1956 - Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed on the . 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.

Death Record Substitutes

  • 1870 - U.S. Federal Census Mortality Schedules, 1850-1885 at Ancestry ($). Includes 1870 Weber County, Utah Genealogy mortality schedule.

Voting Registers

Towns and Communities



Unincorporated Communities


  1. Alice Eichholz, Red Book: American State, County and Town Sources, 3rd ed. (Salt Lake City: Ancestry Pub., 2004), 676-677. At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27rb 2004.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), Weber County, Utah Page 688 At various libraries (WorldCat); FHL Book 973 D27e 2002. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "HBG" defined multiple times with different content
  3. Funeral Home and Cemetery Directory.(Youngstown, OH: Nomis Publications, Inc., c2009,938.
  4. Funeral Home and Cemetery Directory.(Youngstown, OH: Nomis Publications, Inc., c2009,939.
  5. Funeral Home and Cemetery Directory.(Youngstown, OH: Nomis Publications, Inc., c2009,938.
  6. Funeral Home and Cemetery Directory.(Youngstown, OH: Nomis Publications, Inc., c2009,938.
  7. Funeral Home and Cemetery Directory.(Youngstown, OH: Nomis Publications, Inc., c2009,938.
  8. "FHLC Book 979.2 D3e" (Salt Lake City, Utah: Western Epics, 1966). Vol. 1 part 1 {{FSbook|102301}fckLR==== Guardianship ====fckLRfckLR*Guardianship Records (microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Weber County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.fckLRfckLR==== History ====fckLRfckLR*Histories(microfilmed originals or published transcripts) are listed in the FamilySearch Library Catalog for Weber County, Utah Genealogy. For other libraries (local and national) or to gain access to items of interest, see public libraries.fckLRfckLRThe Family History Library Catalog has several histories for Weber County. Films can be viewed at the Family History Library or sent to family history centers. Books can be used at the Family History Library, public libraries or through Interlibrary Loan (check with your public library). &amp;amp;amp;lt;br&amp;amp;amp;gt; fckLRfckLRPioneer Utah's Online Library has a brief history of Weber County. fckLRfckLRThe Utah History Encyclopedia has a short history of Weber County. fckLRfckLRHistory for Kids also has brief information on Weber County. fckLRfckLRNOTE: Unless otherwise mentioned, the events below were gleaned fromWikipedia for Weber County. fckLRfckLRWeber County was formed in 1850 for the census but officially made a county in 1852. Named after the Weber river which was in originally named after a trapper John Henry Weber. In 1869, Weber County's growth grew with the completion of the Transcontinental Railroad north of Ogden. This brought freight, passengers and rolling stock in to Ogden, Weber's County Seat. &amp;amp;amp;lt;br&amp;amp;amp;gt;&amp;amp;amp;lt;br&amp;amp;amp;gt;Another growth spurt happened during World War II with the installation of The Defense Depot, Hill Air Force Base and the Naval Supply Depot in nearby Davis County. These installations provided many jobs for Weber County residents. Weber State University is not only a larger academic force for Weber County but a large employer as well. fckLRfckLR===== History Timeline =====fckLRfckLRPrior to 1824 the Weber County area was occupied by the nomadic Shoshone and Ute Indians for centuries. fckLRfckLR*1824. Jim Bridger was reportedly the first white man to ee the Great Salt Lake&amp;amp;amp;lt;ref&amp;amp;amp;gt; Weber County History
  9. Inventory of Death registers from Ogden (Utah). City Recorder, 1890-1899.
  10. "Weber County, Utah: Family History and Genealogy, Census, Birth, Marriage, Death Vital Records and More," Linkpendium,, accessed 1 February 2012.
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