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Weber County, Utah

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The county was formed on March 3, 1852 and named after the Weber River, which was named for John Henry Weber (1779-1859), a fur trapper and trader in the area in the mid-1820s
Its county seat and largest city is Ogden.

The county extends from high in the Wasatch Range in the east into a portion of the Great Salt Lake to the west. The Weber and Ogden rivers and their tributaries run through its valleys. The Weber County Surveyor's office divides the county into two regions, the "Lower Valley" and the "Upper Valley", divided by the ridge of the Wasatch front range running north-south through the county. The "Lower Valley" is the more populous part of the county and is adjacent to the Great Salt Lake. The "Upper Valley" is the eastern part of the county and consists mostly of the Ogden Valley, the watershed of the Ogden River.


Cities and Towns
Farr West -- Harrisville -- Hooper -- Huntsville -- Marriott-Slaterville
North Ogden -- Ogden -- Plain City -- Pleasant View -- Riverdale
Roy -- South Ogden -- Uintah -- Washington Terrace -- West Haven


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Submit Your Headstone Transcriptions
Another source of genealogical information that is very useful are cemetery headstones. They provide key
data such as dates of birth, marriage information and dates of death.
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December 2012: NEWS: Miscellaneous: News regarding surnames Malan and Costello submitted by Peggy Thompson.
February 2012: NEWS:MARRIAGE ANNOUNCEMENTS: Charles Wadak to Pearl Beckwith submitted by Marla Zwakman.
BIOGRAPHIES: Biographies for Emma Abbott, Alfred Whitman Agee & Stephen Baker submitted by Therman Kellar.
OBITUARIES: Obituaries for Evelina Farley West, Amanda Jane Farr, James R. McFarland & Edward Ellis submitted by Barb Ziegenmeyer.
MARRIAGES: Marriage records submitted by Sandy Denney.
BIRTHS: Register of Births 1890-1905 submitted by Andrea Stawski Pack.
MILITARY: Korean War Casualties submitted by Nan.
BIOGRAPHIES: 93 biographies submitted by the Genealogy Trails Transcription Team.
January 2012:
NEWS: Post Office: List of Letters submitted by Peggy Thompson.
NEWS: Death Notices: George W. Larkin, Jr., Charles Simons, Whitford G. Wilson, Taylor children, Thomas Doxey and Florence W. Butler submitted by Marla Zwakman.
CENSUS: 1883 List of Pensioners submitted by Richard Ramos.

Neighboring Counties

Box Elder County, Utah (northwest)
Cache County, Utah - (north)
Rich County, Utah - (northeast)
Morgan County, Utah - (south)
Davis County, Utah - (south)
Tooele County, Utah - (southwest)


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