Perry, Box Elder County, Utah Genealogy

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Quick History[edit | edit source]

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Perry was originally called Three Mile Creek [1] as it was three miles from Box Elder, now Brigham City. It was first settled in the spring of 1853 by Mormon pioneers. Its name was changed in 1898 in honor of Orrin Alonzo Perry who had served in the community as a Bishop for nearly 20 years.

Location[edit | edit source]

Perry is located in eastern Box Elder County. It is bordered on the east by the Wasatch Mountains, on the west by the Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, on the north by Brigham City and on the south by Willard.Example.jpg

City Hall[edit | edit source]

Perry City Hall
3005 South 1200 West
Perry, Utah 84302
Ph: 435-723-6461
Fax: 435-723-8584

Resources[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Perry City does not have its own cemetery. Many early pioneers and residents were buried in the nearby Brigham City Cemetery and many inscriptions for this cemetery can be found in the following places:

Brigham City Cemetery
495 East 500 South
Brigham City, Utah
Phone:(435) 723-5813
  • Brigham City Cemetery was started in 1853. In October 1963 a fire in the Cemetery Office destroyed many Cemetery records. These records were later reconstructed by Cemetery personnel.
  • Sexton's record of deaths 1850-1959 [4]
  • Brigham City, Utah, cemetery inscriptions [5]
  • Brigham City Cemetery Information
  • Cemetery Records Archives
  • Cemetery records Brigham City, Box Elder County, Utah [6]
  • Cemetery records of Brigham City and Perry, Box Elder County, Utah [7]

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Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Early membership records of the Perry Ward from 1877-1941 are available on microfilm 26362 at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City.

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Societies, Museums and Libraries[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Birth Records[edit | edit source]

Marriage Records[edit | edit source]

Death Records[edit | edit source]

Sources and Footnotes[edit | edit source]

  1. Store, Lisle & Larsen, Vera; To Three Mile Creek With Love WorldCat 37691304FHL 979.242 H2L
  2. Store, Lisle & Larsen, Vera; To Three Mile Cree With Love WorldCat 37691304FHL 979.242 H2L
  3. Nelson, Lois J; Story of Three Mile Creek FHL 979.242/P3 H2n
  4. Sexton's record of deaths 1850-1959 Film: FHL 194133
  5. Brigham City, Utah, cemetery inscriptions Film: FHL 1035776 Item 24
  6. Cemetery records Brigham City, Box Elder County, Utah Book: FHL 979.242/B1 V3c
  7. Cemetery records of Brigham City and Perry, Box Elder County, Utah presented by the Box Elder Stake Genealogical Committee; Book FHL 979.242 V3b