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{{Utah-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Utah|Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Beaver County, Utah|Beaver County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Newhouse'''  
 
{{Utah-stub}}''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Utah|Utah]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Beaver County, Utah|Beaver County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Newhouse'''  
 
 
== Quick History  ==
 
== Quick History  ==
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Although it was established in 1870, the settlement didn’t grow until the Cactus Mine was purchased in 1900 by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Newhouse Samuel Newhouse]. This community was called ‘Tent City’ until Samuel Newhouse took over, then the name was changed to Newhouse. Newhouse spent $2 million to build a mine, mill and develop the town of Newhouse with the goal to create a model mining community. <ref> Bradley, Martha Sonntag; ‘’A History of Beaver County’’ {{Worldcat|41643473}} </ref> This little mining town was complete with a 70 stucco homes, a library, dancehall, restaurant, clubhouse and bar. Newhouse offered a $50 prize to the first parents to have a baby in Newhouse. <ref> *[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newhouse,_Utah Newhouse, Utah Wikipedia article]</ref>
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The inhabitants were busy mining silver until 1910 when the mine ran dry. By 1914 the town was completely deserted. *[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newhouse,_Utah Newhouse, Utah Wikipedia article]
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*[http://www.utahoutdooractivities.com/newhouse.html Newhouse - Utah Ghost Towns]
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*[ eastern edge of the Wah Wah Valley
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==Location==
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The remains of this once busy mining town are located 30 miles west of Milford, in Beaver County on the eastern edge of the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wah_Wah_Valley Wah Wah Valley].
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*GPS Location: GPS-N38 28.504 W113 20.435 <ref> Geographic Location: [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnis538/getgooglemap?p_lat=38.4810711&p_longi=-113.3419104&fid=1437650 Google]</ref>
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==Years Populated==
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*1870 Established
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*1900 Cactus Mining brings in miners and their families.
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*1910 Mine dries up and is abandoned.
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*1914 Community is deserted.
  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Newhouse,_Utah Wikipedia]  
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===Neighboring Communities===
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Beaver | Milford | Minersville | Greenville | [[Frisco, Utah|Frisco]]
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===Biographies===
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===Cemeteries ===
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[[Beaver County, Utah Cemeteries|Beaver County, Utah Cemeteries]]
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===Church Records===
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====Historical Newspapers ====
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[http://digitalnewspapers.org/newspaper/?paper=Southern+Utonian+and+Beaver+City+Press Southern Utonian and Beaver City Press
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1881 – 1928]
  
'''Geographic location:''' [http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnis538/getgooglemap?p_lat=38.4810711&p_longi=-113.3419104&fid=1437650 Google]<br>
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*[http://digitalnewspapers.org/newspaper/?paper=Box+Elder+News The Box Elder County News] was started in April, 1894. The name was changed in 1898 to The Box Elder News.
  
== Resources  ==
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===Societies, Museums and Libraries ===
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===Vital Records===
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====Birth====
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====Marriages====
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*Marriage information may be located at the [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernstates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Database] searchable by bride or groom.
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====Death====
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*[http://www.archives.utah.gov/research/indexes/20842.htm Utah Department of Archives] 1903 to 50 years ago<br>Choices of search types - name, date of death (year, month, day, or any combination) and county.<br>Images of actual death certificates.
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*'''''Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -'''''A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed on the [https://www.familysearch.org/ Family Search Historical Records].&nbsp; Utah requires a death certificate before a burial is completed.&nbsp; A death certificate may contain information as to the name of the deceased, date of death, and place of death, as well as&nbsp;the age, birthdate, parents, gender, marital status, spouse and place of residence.&nbsp; For information on death prior to 1904 you can search the [http://history.utah.gov/burials/execute/searchburials Utah State Burial Index].
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=====Obituaries=====
  
==== Cemeteries  ====
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==Websites==
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*[http://historytogo.utah.gov/utah_chapters/mining_and_railroads/mining.html Utah Mining]
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*[http://historytogo.utah.gov/utah_chapters/mining_and_railroads/silverinthebeehivestate.html Silver Mining in the Beehive State]
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==Sources and Footnotes==
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<references/>
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[[Category:Beaver_County,_Utah]]
  
nearest is [[Frisco, Utah|Frisco]].
 
  
==== Church History and Records  ====
 
  
*Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
 
  
==== Directories  ====
 
  
 
[[Category:Beaver_County,_Utah]]
 
[[Category:Beaver_County,_Utah]]

Revision as of 19:53, 7 June 2011

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Contents

Quick History

Although it was established in 1870, the settlement didn’t grow until the Cactus Mine was purchased in 1900 by Samuel Newhouse. This community was called ‘Tent City’ until Samuel Newhouse took over, then the name was changed to Newhouse. Newhouse spent $2 million to build a mine, mill and develop the town of Newhouse with the goal to create a model mining community. [1] This little mining town was complete with a 70 stucco homes, a library, dancehall, restaurant, clubhouse and bar. Newhouse offered a $50 prize to the first parents to have a baby in Newhouse. [2] The inhabitants were busy mining silver until 1910 when the mine ran dry. By 1914 the town was completely deserted. *Newhouse, Utah Wikipedia article

Location

The remains of this once busy mining town are located 30 miles west of Milford, in Beaver County on the eastern edge of the Wah Wah Valley.

  • GPS Location: GPS-N38 28.504 W113 20.435 [3]

Years Populated

  • 1870 Established
  • 1900 Cactus Mining brings in miners and their families.
  • 1910 Mine dries up and is abandoned.
  • 1914 Community is deserted.

Neighboring Communities

Beaver | Milford | Minersville | Greenville | Frisco

Biographies

Cemeteries

Beaver County, Utah Cemeteries

Church Records

Historical Newspapers

[http://digitalnewspapers.org/newspaper/?paper=Southern+Utonian+and+Beaver+City+Press Southern Utonian and Beaver City Press 1881 – 1928]

Societies, Museums and Libraries

Vital Records

Birth

Marriages

Death

  • Utah Department of Archives 1903 to 50 years ago
    Choices of search types - name, date of death (year, month, day, or any combination) and county.
    Images of actual death certificates.
  • Utah Death Certificates 1904 - 1956 -A free internet access to the 1904-1956 death certificates can be viewed on the Family Search Historical Records.  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.  For information on death prior to 1904 you can search the Utah State Burial Index.
Obituaries

Websites

Sources and Footnotes

  1. Bradley, Martha Sonntag; ‘’A History of Beaver County’’ WorldCat 41643473
  2. *Newhouse, Utah Wikipedia article
  3. Geographic Location: Google