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Logan is the county seat of Cache County, Utah. Logan is also the central community in the Cache Valley which extends into south-eastern Idaho. The Native American population, made mostly of bands of [[Shoshone Indians|Shoshone]], have lived in the region since prehistory. The first Europeans in the area were well known early trappers such as [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Skene_Ogden Peter Skene Ogden] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Bridger Jim Bridger] who explored the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logan_River Logan River] and surrounding regions as early as 1825.<ref>Ricks, Joel E., ed; "The History of a Valley : Cache Valley, Utah-Idaho" {{WorldCat|4795309}}{{FHL|979 H2hv}}</ref>  
 
Logan is the county seat of Cache County, Utah. Logan is also the central community in the Cache Valley which extends into south-eastern Idaho. The Native American population, made mostly of bands of [[Shoshone Indians|Shoshone]], have lived in the region since prehistory. The first Europeans in the area were well known early trappers such as [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Skene_Ogden Peter Skene Ogden] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jim_Bridger Jim Bridger] who explored the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logan_River Logan River] and surrounding regions as early as 1825.<ref>Ricks, Joel E., ed; "The History of a Valley : Cache Valley, Utah-Idaho" {{WorldCat|4795309}}{{FHL|979 H2hv}}</ref>  
  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brigham_young Brigham Young], the great colonizer, sent the first permanent European settlers into the Cache Valley on July 20, 1855. These early settlers were members of the [[LDS Church History|Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints]] (or Mormons) which is still the predominant religion to this day. Logan was first settled in April 1859 and named after the Logan River that flows through the city to this day.<ref>Godfrey, Kenneth W.; "Logan, Utah : A One-Hundred Fifty Year History" {{WorldCat|682188735}}</ref>  
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The first permanent European settlers were sent by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brigham_young Brigham Young], the great colonizer, and entered Cache Valley on July 20, 1855. These early settlers were members of the [[LDS Church History|Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints]] (or Mormons) which is the predominant religion to this day. Logan was first settled in April 1859 and named after the Logan River that flows through the city.<ref>Godfrey, Kenneth W.; "Logan, Utah : A One-Hundred Fifty Year History" {{WorldCat|682188735}}</ref>  
  
The establishment of the before mentioned church is responsible for two of the great architectural landmarks in Logan: the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logan_Utah_Temple Logan LDS Temple] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logan_Tabernacle Logan Tabernacle]. Logan is also known as home to [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utah_state_university Utah State University], a land-grant university founded in 1888. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Main_%28Utah_State_University%29 Old Main], another architectural landmark in Logan, is perhaps the best known structure on the college campus. <br>  
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The establishment of the before mentioned church is responsible for two of the great architectural landmarks in Logan: the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logan_Utah_Temple Logan LDS Temple] and the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Logan_Tabernacle Logan Tabernacle]. Logan is also the home of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utah_state_university Utah State University], a land-grant university founded in 1888. [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Old_Main_%28Utah_State_University%29 Old Main], another architectural landmark in Logan, is perhaps the best known structure on the campus. <br>  
  
The city celebrated its sesquicentennial in 2009. In 2010 the population totaled over 48,000, according to the census of that year.  
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The city celebrated its sesquicentennial in 2009. In 2010 the population totaled over 48,000, according to the census of that year.{{Wikipedia|Logan, Utah}}<br>
 
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{{Wikipedia|Logan, Utah}}<br>
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== Neighboring Communities  ==
 
== Neighboring Communities  ==
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Check these online resources to find people who have been interred in the Logan Cemetery.  
 
Check these online resources to find people who have been interred in the Logan Cemetery.  
  
*''Burials in Logan City Cemetery, 1862-1958''. Salt Lake City, UT: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1958.<br>{{FHL|US/CAN Film 178184}} [http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=271032{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]<br>
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*''Burials in Logan City Cemetery, 1862-1958''. Salt Lake City, UT: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1958.<br>{{FHL|US/CAN Film 178184}} [http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=271032{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]<br>  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=77314&CScnty=2776& Findagrave]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=77314&CScnty=2776& Findagrave]  
 
*[http://www.namesinstone.com/Default.aspx Names In Stone]  
 
*[http://www.namesinstone.com/Default.aspx Names In Stone]  
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====== Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons)  ======
 
====== Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons)  ======
  
[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/LDS_Church_History Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons)]  
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[[LDS Church History|LDS Church History]]
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[[Logan, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Logan LDS Church Ward and Branch Records]]  
  
 
*Morrell, Ada England.''One hundred years of history of the LDS Logan Second Ward, 1861 to 1961''. Logan, UT: Gateway Press, 1961.<br>{{OCLC|9870767}} {{FHL|979.212/L1 K2m}} [http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=191920{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]  
 
*Morrell, Ada England.''One hundred years of history of the LDS Logan Second Ward, 1861 to 1961''. Logan, UT: Gateway Press, 1961.<br>{{OCLC|9870767}} {{FHL|979.212/L1 K2m}} [http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=191920{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]  
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*Simmonds, A.J. ''The Gentile comes to Cache Valley''. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 1976.
 
*Simmonds, A.J. ''The Gentile comes to Cache Valley''. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 1976.
  
{{OCLC|2388393}} [http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=1774{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]
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{{OCLC|2388393}} [http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=1774{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]  
  
 
==== Directories  ====
 
==== Directories  ====
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The recording of land on a local level began in 1885. Records back to that year are available by contacting the [http://www.cachecounty.org/recorder/ Cache County Recorder]. Records before 1885 should have been recorded in a US federal land office; however, there was no federal land office in Utah until 1869. Records from about 1869 to 1885 and possibly earlier are housed in the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/National_Archives_and_Records_Administration National Archives], the closest branch of which is in Denver, Colorado.  
 
The recording of land on a local level began in 1885. Records back to that year are available by contacting the [http://www.cachecounty.org/recorder/ Cache County Recorder]. Records before 1885 should have been recorded in a US federal land office; however, there was no federal land office in Utah until 1869. Records from about 1869 to 1885 and possibly earlier are housed in the [https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/National_Archives_and_Records_Administration National Archives], the closest branch of which is in Denver, Colorado.  
 
====== Records of Interest  ======
 
  
 
*Cache County Inheritance Tax Records, 1905-1966<br>{{FHL|US/CAN Film 431095-6}} [http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=272451{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]<br>  
 
*Cache County Inheritance Tax Records, 1905-1966<br>{{FHL|US/CAN Film 431095-6}} [http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=272451{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]<br>  
*Cache County Probate Records, 1860-1965<br>{{FHL|US/CAN Film 430982-431022}}[http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=272443{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]<br>
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*Cache County Probate Records, 1860-1965<br>{{FHL|US/CAN Film 430982-431022}}[http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=272443{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]<br>
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2FMMLJ-M29%3An33455013%3Fcc%3D1951443 Cache County Land Deed Records (Vols 1-21), 1892-1920] (incomplete database)<br>
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
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*[http://digital.lib.usu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/Bear/id/2030/rec/1 Cache County Township Plat Book]
 
*[http://digital.lib.usu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/Bear/id/2030/rec/1 Cache County Township Plat Book]
  
====== Sanborn Fire Insurance<br> ======
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====== Sanborn Fire Insurance<br> ======
  
 
*1885 [http://content.lib.utah.edu/cdm/search/collection/sanborn-jp2/searchterm/1885%20logan%20/field/all/mode/all/conn/and/order/title/ad/asc University of Utah] [http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=269856{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]  
 
*1885 [http://content.lib.utah.edu/cdm/search/collection/sanborn-jp2/searchterm/1885%20logan%20/field/all/mode/all/conn/and/order/title/ad/asc University of Utah] [http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=269856{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]  
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*Map of Logan City, Utah - 1891<br>[http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=316698{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]  
 
*Map of Logan City, Utah - 1891<br>[http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=316698{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]  
 
*Map of Logan Townsite - 1874<br>[http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=307936{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]
 
*Map of Logan Townsite - 1874<br>[http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=307936{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]
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==== Military  ====
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*[https://www.familysearch.org/search/image/index#uri=https%3A%2F%2Ffamilysearch.org%2Frecords%2Fwaypoint%2FMMLJ-M2S%3An1860086572%3Fcc%3D1951443 Cache County Military Discharge Records (Vols. 1-9), 1942-1980] (incomplete database)
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
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*''The Journal'' (1892-1931)'''''<br>'''''{{OCLC|12546181}} {{FHL|US/CAN Film 847768}} [http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=264661{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]'''''<br> '' '''  
 
*''The Journal'' (1892-1931)'''''<br>'''''{{OCLC|12546181}} {{FHL|US/CAN Film 847768}} [http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=264661{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]'''''<br> '' '''  
 
*''The Logan Journal'' (1888-1891)<br>{{OCLC|12487014}} {{FHL|US/CAN Film 847766}} [http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=264974{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]<br>  
 
*''The Logan Journal'' (1888-1891)<br>{{OCLC|12487014}} {{FHL|US/CAN Film 847766}} [http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=264974{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]<br>  
*''The Utah Journal'' (1882-1889)<br>{{OCLC|12487003}} {{FHL|US/CAN Film 1486730}} [http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=264973{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]<br>
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*''The Utah Journal'' (1882-1889)<br>{{OCLC|12487003}} {{FHL|US/CAN Film 1486730}} [http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=264973{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library]<br>  
 
*''The Logan Leader'' (1879-1882)<br>{{OCLC|12546211}} {{FHL|US/CAN Film 1486730}} <br>
 
*''The Logan Leader'' (1879-1882)<br>{{OCLC|12546211}} {{FHL|US/CAN Film 1486730}} <br>
  
 
====== Digital Papers  ======
 
====== Digital Papers  ======
  
*[http://pioneer.utah.gov/news/herald.html Utah Digital Newspapers, 1879-1898, 1902-1921]
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*[http://pioneer.utah.gov/news/herald.html Utah Digital Newspapers, 1879-1898, 1902-1921]  
 
*[http://library.loganutah.org/archives/historicNewspapers/ Logan Library - Historic Newspapers Collection (''Cache American, 1931-'')]
 
*[http://library.loganutah.org/archives/historicNewspapers/ Logan Library - Historic Newspapers Collection (''Cache American, 1931-'')]
  
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The [http://library.loganutah.org/archives/ContactUs.cfm local history librarian] at the Logan Library is happy to search for an obituary for you in most of the above newspaper titles. (Tip&nbsp;: Indexing of these papers is limited so give the librarian as much information as you can to make the search more fruitful.)  
 
The [http://library.loganutah.org/archives/ContactUs.cfm local history librarian] at the Logan Library is happy to search for an obituary for you in most of the above newspaper titles. (Tip&nbsp;: Indexing of these papers is limited so give the librarian as much information as you can to make the search more fruitful.)  
  
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==== School Records  ====
 
==== School Records  ====
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*[http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.utah.counties.cache/mb.ashx Cache County Message Board]  
 
*[http://boards.ancestry.com/localities.northam.usa.states.utah.counties.cache/mb.ashx Cache County Message Board]  
*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_lds.html?cj=1&o_xid=0001029688&o_lid=0001029688#UT-CACHE-FHC Cache Family History Center List ]<br>
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*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~jfuller/gen_mail_lds.html?cj=1&o_xid=0001029688&o_lid=0001029688#UT-CACHE-FHC Cache Family History Center List ] (UT-CACHE-FHC)<br>
  
 
====== Museums<br>  ======
 
====== Museums<br>  ======
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*Cache County Clerk. ''Marriage Records, 1887-1966''. Salt Lake City, UT: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1966.<br>[https://familysearch.org/s/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog.familysearch.org%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F56950&hash=HloWXpZgU9zB10k5M56iYku8TUc%253D FHL US/CAN Film 430301-430336] [http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=272444{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library ]<br>  
 
*Cache County Clerk. ''Marriage Records, 1887-1966''. Salt Lake City, UT: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1966.<br>[https://familysearch.org/s/catalog/show?uri=http%3A%2F%2Fcatalog.familysearch.org%3A8080%2Fwww-catalogapi-webservice%2Fitem%2F56950&hash=HloWXpZgU9zB10k5M56iYku8TUc%253D FHL US/CAN Film 430301-430336] [http://library.loganutah.org/uhtbin/cgisirsi.exe/x/0/0/57/5/3?searchdata1=272444{CKEY}&searchfield1=GENERAL^SUBJECT^GENERAL^^&user_id=WEBSERVER Logan Library ]<br>  
 
*[http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w/utah.htm Order Marriage and Divorce Records, 1978-present]  
 
*[http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/w2w/utah.htm Order Marriage and Divorce Records, 1978-present]  
*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675546 Utah, Marriages, 1887-1966 Database]
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*[https://familysearch.org/search/collection/show#uri=http://hr-search-api:8080/searchapi/search/collection/1675546 Utah, Marriages, 1887-1966 Database]  
 
*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Database]<br>
 
*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Database]<br>
  

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Logan, Cache, Utah
Map
Map of Utah highlighting Cache County
Cache County's location in the state of Utah
Facts
Founded 1859
Seat Cache County
Address City Hall
290 North 100 West
Logan, UT 84321
Website: www.loganutah.org/
Named for: the Logan River (Utah)[1]


This site is hosted by the Logan Public Library.

Contents

History

Logan is the county seat of Cache County, Utah. Logan is also the central community in the Cache Valley which extends into south-eastern Idaho. The Native American population, made mostly of bands of Shoshone, have lived in the region since prehistory. The first Europeans in the area were well known early trappers such as Peter Skene Ogden and Jim Bridger who explored the Logan River and surrounding regions as early as 1825.[2]

The first permanent European settlers were sent by Brigham Young, the great colonizer, and entered Cache Valley on July 20, 1855. These early settlers were members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (or Mormons) which is the predominant religion to this day. Logan was first settled in April 1859 and named after the Logan River that flows through the city.[3]

The establishment of the before mentioned church is responsible for two of the great architectural landmarks in Logan: the Logan LDS Temple and the Logan Tabernacle. Logan is also the home of Utah State University, a land-grant university founded in 1888. Old Main, another architectural landmark in Logan, is perhaps the best known structure on the campus.

The city celebrated its sesquicentennial in 2009. In 2010 the population totaled over 48,000, according to the census of that year.
Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Logan, Utah

Neighboring Communities

Benson, Utah | Hyde Park, Utah | Hyrum, Utah | Lewiston, Utah | Mendon, Utah | Millville, Utah | Newton, Utah | Nibley, Utah | North Logan, Utah | Providence, Utah | Richmond, Utah | River Heights, Utah | Smithfield, Utah | Wellsville, Utah

Resources

Cemetery Records

Logan City Cemetery
1000 North 1200 East
Logan, UT 84321
(435)750-9895 or mark.johnson@loganutah.org

Cemetery Transcriptions

Check these online resources to find people who have been interred in the Logan Cemetery.

Mortuaries

Contacting a mortuary can give you invaluable information about the death and interment of an individual.

Allen-Hall Mortuary
34 East Center
Logan, UT 84321
(435) 752-3245
Nelson Funeral Home
162 East 400 North
Logan, UT 84321
(435) 753-3049

Census Records

City Records

Logan City Hall
290 North 100 West
Logan, UT 84321
(435) 716-9002

Church History and Records

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

LDS Church History

Logan LDS Church Ward and Branch Records

Presbyterian

First Presbyterian Church of Logan
178 West Center
Logan, UT 84321

Lutheran

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church
581 North 700 East
Logan, UT 84321
(435) 752-1453

Episcopal

St. John's Episcopal Church
85 East 100 North
Logan, UT 84321

Catholic

St. Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Parish
725 South 250 East
Logan, UT 84321

Methodist

Trinity Methodist Church - Merged with the First Presbyterian Church in 1920.

Other

Other Churches

  • Simmonds, A.J. The Gentile comes to Cache Valley. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 1976.

WorldCat 2388393 Logan Library

Directories

R.L. Polk & Co. Polk City Directory for Logan, Utah. 1904-current.
WorldCat 173713693 FHL 979.212 E4L Logan Library 1904-1964 on film Logan Library 1929-current in print

Sloan, Robert W. Utah gazatteer and directory of Logan, Ogden, Provo and Salt Lake cities, for 1884. Salt Lake City, UT: Herald Print and Pub. Co., 1884.[1]

Histories

Web Histories
General Print Histories
Family Histories and Diaries
Pictorial Print Histories

Land and Property

Historical Overview

The recording of land on a local level began in 1885. Records back to that year are available by contacting the Cache County Recorder. Records before 1885 should have been recorded in a US federal land office; however, there was no federal land office in Utah until 1869. Records from about 1869 to 1885 and possibly earlier are housed in the National Archives, the closest branch of which is in Denver, Colorado.

Maps

Bird's-Eye View
Plat
Sanborn Fire Insurance
Topographic
Other

Military

Newspapers

Titles
Digital Papers
Abstracts
Obituaries

The local history librarian at the Logan Library is happy to search for an obituary for you in most of the above newspaper titles. (Tip : Indexing of these papers is limited so give the librarian as much information as you can to make the search more fruitful.)

Photographs

School Records

Brigham Young College
Logan City Schools
Utah State University

Societies, Museums and Libraries

Archives

Utah State Archives and Records Service
300 South Rio Grande Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 533-3535

Utah State University Special Collections and Archives
3000 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322
(435) 797-2663

Digital Libraries
Libraries

Logan Public Library (Family History Library Affiliate)
255 North Main
Logan, UT 84321
(435)716-9143

Logan Utah Regional Family History Center (Family History Library Branch)
50 North Main (rear basement)
Logan, UT 84321
(435) 755-5594

Message Boards
Museums

Cache County Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Museum
160 North Main
Logan, UT 84321

Societies and Groups

Vital Records

Settlers began to enter Cache County in 1859. Vital records from that time until civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths began may be found in alternative sources: newspapers, church records, family records, cemetery records, etc.

Birth and Death

Reliable birth and death records in Logan begin in 1898. In that year the Cache County Clerk began to keep a vital record register or ledger. This practice continued until 1905 when a state-wide registration of both births and deaths began.

Marriage Records

Marriages were seen as a religious sacrament early in the history of Cache County. With the passage of the Edmund’s-Tucker Act, federal regulators outlawed polygamy, a common practice among pioneer members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Mormons). The act also mandated a territorial registration of marriages which began in 1887.

Sources and Footnotes

  1. "Logan, Utah," Wikipedia.
  2. Ricks, Joel E., ed; "The History of a Valley : Cache Valley, Utah-Idaho" WorldCat 4795309FHL 979 H2hv
  3. Godfrey, Kenneth W.; "Logan, Utah : A One-Hundred Fifty Year History" WorldCat 682188735