Spanish Fork, Utah

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*1853: A fort was established called “Fort Luke” at the base of Spanish Fork Canyon <ref> Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History. p. 824 {{Worldcat|22164863}}</ref>
 
*1853: A fort was established called “Fort Luke” at the base of Spanish Fork Canyon <ref> Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History. p. 824 {{Worldcat|22164863}}</ref>
  
=== Resources ===
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== Resources ==
 
===Biography===
 
===Biography===
 
*[http://www.dupinternational.org/ Daughters of Utah Pioneers]
 
*[http://www.dupinternational.org/ Daughters of Utah Pioneers]
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*''Pioneers and prominent men of Utah: comprised of photographs, genealogies, biographies, the early history of the LDS Church ''<ref>{{FHL|180494|title-id|disp="FHLC Book 979.2 D3e"}} (Salt Lake City, Utah : Western Epics, 1966). <br> Vol. 1 part 1 ([http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH33&CISOPTR=49769 Family History Archives])<br>Vol. 1 part 2 ([http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH33&CISOPTR=49769 Family History Archives]) </ref>
 
*''Pioneers and prominent men of Utah: comprised of photographs, genealogies, biographies, the early history of the LDS Church ''<ref>{{FHL|180494|title-id|disp="FHLC Book 979.2 D3e"}} (Salt Lake City, Utah : Western Epics, 1966). <br> Vol. 1 part 1 ([http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH33&CISOPTR=49769 Family History Archives])<br>Vol. 1 part 2 ([http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm4/document.php?CISOROOT=/FH33&CISOPTR=49769 Family History Archives]) </ref>
 
*[http://suplibrary.org/stories/ Sons of Utah Pioneers Stories]
 
*[http://suplibrary.org/stories/ Sons of Utah Pioneers Stories]
==== Cemeteries  ====
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===Cemeteries  ===
=====Spanish Fork City Cemetery=====
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====Spanish Fork City Cemetery====
 
Located at 420 South 400 East, Spanish Fork
 
Located at 420 South 400 East, Spanish Fork
 
*[http://www.spanishfork.org/dept/parkrec/cemetery/ Spanish Fork Cemetery]  
 
*[http://www.spanishfork.org/dept/parkrec/cemetery/ Spanish Fork Cemetery]  
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*;;''Cemetery Sexton'': Chad Daybell <br>
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*::''Cemetery Sexton'': Chad Daybell  
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::City Cemetery Records Building
 
::420 South 400 East, Spanish Fork
 
::420 South 400 East, Spanish Fork
 
::Office 801-798-5020, Cell 801-318-5476
 
::Office 801-798-5020, Cell 801-318-5476
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;;Office 801-804-4507
 
;;Office 801-804-4507
 
;;Email mwarren@spanishfork.org
 
;;Email mwarren@spanishfork.org
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*[http://www.spanishfork.org/dept/parkrec/veterans/ Veterans Memorial]
 
*[http://www.spanishfork.org/dept/parkrec/veterans/ Veterans Memorial]
 
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======Information about the Spanish Fork Cemetery======
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=====Information about the Spanish Fork Cemetery=====
''Spanish Fork City Cemetery records, Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah'' <ref> ''Spanish Fork City Cemetery records, Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah'' {{FHL|2117 Item 16}} </ref>
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''Spanish Fork City Cemetery records, Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah'' <ref> ''Spanish Fork City Cemetery records, Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah'' {{FHL|2117 Item 16}} </ref><br>
 
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=====Spanish Fork Pioneer Cemetery=====
 
=====Spanish Fork Pioneer Cemetery=====
 
*[[Spanish Fork, Utah Pioneer Cemetery|Spanish Fork, Utah Pioneer Cemetery]]
 
*[[Spanish Fork, Utah Pioneer Cemetery|Spanish Fork, Utah Pioneer Cemetery]]
 
* ''Pioneers buried in Spanish Fork City'' <ref> ''Pioneers buried in Spanish Fork City'' Smith, Nicholas {{FHL|164644}} </ref>
 
* ''Pioneers buried in Spanish Fork City'' <ref> ''Pioneers buried in Spanish Fork City'' Smith, Nicholas {{FHL|164644}} </ref>
 
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====Gravestone Projects====
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=====Mill Fork Cemetery=====
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This cemetery is technically associated with Thistle, a town that was destroyed in 1984 after a landslide created a dam in Spanish Fork Canyon following a very wet winter and rapid spring warming which caused fast snow melt, which flooded out both east and south of the present-day junction for US-89 at US-6, and the cemetery was before the flooding more off the old highway alignment for US 6 which ran south and below where it does now, the new road put the cemetery within easy access for those seeking to find graves within it.
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=107848 Mill Fork Cemetery]
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====Transcription & Gravestone Projects====
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=107848 BillionGraves]
 
*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=107848 BillionGraves]
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=77440&CScnty=2798&CSsr=21& Findagrave.com]  
 
*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=77440&CScnty=2798&CSsr=21& Findagrave.com]  
 
*[http://www.utahgravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=139 Utah Gravestone Photo Project]  
 
*[http://www.utahgravestones.org/cemetery.php?cemID=139 Utah Gravestone Photo Project]  
 
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== Church History and Records==
Mill Fork Cemetery
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*[http://www.billiongraves.com/pages/cemetery/cemetery.php?cemetery_id=107848 Mill Fork Cemetery]
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This cemetery is technically associated with Thistle, a town that was destroyed in 1984 after a landslide created a dam in Spanish Fork Canyon following a very wet winter and rapid spring warming which caused fast snow melt, which flooded out both east and south of the present-day junction for US-89 at US-6, and the cemetery was before the flooding more off the old highway alignment for US 6 which ran south and below where it does now, the new road put the cemetery within easy access for those seeking to find graves within it.
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==== Church History and Records ====
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*Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
 
*Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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United States Gotoarrow.png Utah Gotoarrow.png Utah CountyGotoarrow.png Spanish Fork, Utah

Contents

Quick History

Spanish Fork Utah is nestled at the south end of Utah County and against the Wasatch Mountain Range on the East. First explored by two Franciscan Friars named Silvestre Valez de Escalante and Francisco Atanasio de Dominguez. [1] The name "Spanish Fork" appeared many years later on John C. Fremont's map of the area published in 1845. . [2]
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Timeline

  • 1850: Enoch Reece settled the first home, followed by Charles Ferguson and George Sevey.
  • 1852: 100 families had settled along the Spanish Fork River
  • 1852: Latter-day Saints founded a settlement called Palmyra west of the historic center of Spanish Fork [3]
  • 1853: A fort was established called “Fort Luke” at the base of Spanish Fork Canyon [4]

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Spanish Fork City Cemetery

Located at 420 South 400 East, Spanish Fork

  • Cemetery Sexton: Chad Daybell
City Cemetery Records Building
420 South 400 East, Spanish Fork
Office 801-798-5020, Cell 801-318-5476
Email cdaybell@spanishfork.org


  • Cemetery Records: Marty Warren
Spanish Fork City Office Building
40 South Main Street, Suite 120
Office 801-804-4507
Email mwarren@spanishfork.org



Information about the Spanish Fork Cemetery

Spanish Fork City Cemetery records, Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah [8]

Spanish Fork Pioneer Cemetery


Mill Fork Cemetery

This cemetery is technically associated with Thistle, a town that was destroyed in 1984 after a landslide created a dam in Spanish Fork Canyon following a very wet winter and rapid spring warming which caused fast snow melt, which flooded out both east and south of the present-day junction for US-89 at US-6, and the cemetery was before the flooding more off the old highway alignment for US 6 which ran south and below where it does now, the new road put the cemetery within easy access for those seeking to find graves within it.


Transcription & Gravestone Projects

Church History and Records

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  1. Leland
  2. Spanish Fork
  3. Spanish Fork 1
  4. Spanish Fork 2
  5. Spanish Fork 3
  6. Spanish Fork 4
  7. Spanish Fork 5

Directories

Newspapers

Vital Records

Marriage Records

Death Records

Footnotes and Sources

  1. History of Spanish Fork
  2. History of Spanish Fork
  3. History of Spanish Fork
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History. p. 824 WorldCat 22164863
  5. Heart Throbs of the West (SLC: DUP, 1939-1947) 12 vols. FHL 979.2 H2 WorldCat 5762737 Provo City Library
  6. Our Pioneer Heritage / compiled by Kate B. Carter (Salt Lake City: Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, 1958-1977 FHL 979.2 H2 20 volumesWorldCat 2685817 Provo City Library
  7. "FHLC Book 979.2 D3e" (Salt Lake City, Utah : Western Epics, 1966).
    Vol. 1 part 1 (Family History Archives)
    Vol. 1 part 2 (Family History Archives)
  8. Spanish Fork City Cemetery records, Spanish Fork, Utah County, Utah FHL 2117 Item 16
  9. Pioneers buried in Spanish Fork City Smith, Nicholas FHL 164644