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Again, welcome! Vlfunk 22:34, 24 February 2011 (UTC) United States > Idaho > Franklin County > Weston

Quick Facts

Weston was settled in 1865 by Mormon settlers. The original settlement was 3 miles west of the present townsite. The total population of the Weston precinct in 1930 was 878[1].

Former name

Geographic location

Located 2.5 miles west of Bear River in Cache Valley, It is 26 miles northwest of Logan, Utah; 25 miles southeast of Malad, Idaho; 10 miles south of Clifton, Idaho; 3 miles north of the Utah-Idaho boundary; and 8 miles southwest of Preston, Idaho.[2]

City Hall

Weston City Clerks
15 E. Depot Street
Weston, Idaho 83286
(208) 747-3983

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Church History and Records

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Current

Two Preston Wards of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints meet in this meetinghouse:

27 North Center Street
Weston, ID 83286

(208) 747-3554

Historical

Many of the original records of church units are in the Church History Library in Salt Lake City. Many of the membership records covering these units from the date of their creation to about 1948 have been microfilmed and are available at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City or at its Family History Centers.  Records of the Weston Ward (1875-1948) are included.

Directories

The Idaho State Archives in Boise has a collection of city, county, state and regional directories.

Funeral Homes

Webb Funeral Home
109 Bear River Blfs
Preston, Idaho 83263
(208) 852-1527
Webb Funeral Home
1005 S 800 E
Preston, Idaho 83263
(208) 852-1391
Webb Jordan D
109 E Oneida St
Preston, Idaho 83263
(208) 852-0533
http://www.webbmortuary.com/
Horsley Funeral Homes
132 W 300 N
Malad City, Idaho 83252
(208) 766-4330

History

Additional history of Weston, Idaho and the early Mormon settlers there can be found in:

Andrew Jenson. Encyclopedic History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Salt Lake City: Deseret News Publishing Company, 1941, p. 946.

Maps

Military History and Records

Minorities

Newspapers

Historical

There are no copies of Weston newspapers in the collections of the Idaho State Archives in Boise, Idaho, but newspapers from nearby towns which are in the Archives could be of interest to Weston residents.

Obituaries

School Records

Websites

References

  1. Andrew Jenson. Encyclopedic History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret News Publishing Company, 1941. p. 946.
  2. Andrew Jenson. Encyclopedic History of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Salt Lake City, Utah: Deseret News Publishing Company, 1941. p. 946.

 

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