The family history of my parents goes back to 1852, when the county was founded, and that of my parents until 1851.
The USGenWeb Archives of Tooele County, Utah, has granted me access to the records of people buried between 1849 and 1867 at Old Pioneer Cemetery and later transferred to New Cemetery. The collection, digitized by FamilySearch (free of charge), contains the names, addresses, birth and death dates of my parents, grandparents and great grandparents as well as a number of other family members. It contains a collection of records from the Utah County Historical Society, covering 1947, 1948, 1894 and 1924, respectively. This includes information about the birth, birth, marriage and death of my grandparents, as well as the dates and names of their children and grandchildren.
The Utah death certificates (1904 - 1961) contain the dates of birth and places entered at the time of death. The census collects the data for 1850 and later, as well as the dates of birth, dates of birth and the location recorded in the census for the 1850s or later.
For tips and insights on such records, please visit the Utah Public Library Directory for the Tooele County Record of Records and Records of the United States. Also read a list of all newspapers in the state of Utah as provided by the Salt Lake County Library and the U.S. Library of Congress in our Utah Public Library Directory. Search for newspapers with names or keywords and view all newspapers that have been digitized in Toolee County, Utah.
Resources for genealogy in Tooele County Utah are available from universities across the nation, including universities in all states. List all published transcripts in the Utah Public Library Directory for the Salt Lake County Library and the U.S. Library of Congress and list them by location, then select your city. List of published transcripts for all Utah public schools in our Utah Public Library directory.
Genealogy of Tooele County Utah, birth certificates issued by county, federal and civil authorities during this period. This collection, which was digitized by FamilySearch free of charge, contains probate records from the years 1859 - 1888.
The chemical weapons warehouse began in Tooele City, Utah, in the early 20th century as part of the US Army Corps of Engineers. In 1993, the former Ordnance Depot, as it is now called, was reduced to its present size and many buildings, including the old Order Depot and the former Army Air Base, were annexed to the town of Toole.
With other entertainment options located right in Salt Lake City, movies became fashionable, making Tooele City one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States. The site used commuter trains that took young Mormon couples to and from the city where they could spend a day at the beach without the worry or gossip their conservative brethren might have.
The 20th century brought more industrialization, and the Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad built a line through the city in 1904. The smelter of the International Smelting and Refining Company was built in 1906 in Tooele City, just a few kilometers west of the main railway line. It ran west along the main Union Pacific Railroad routes and then east along the border with Mexico.
The Great Salt Lake Desert stretches across the southwest corner where the Deep Creek Mountains rise, and the Stansbury Range is to the west. To the south, Tooele is separated from the Rush Valley by the Stockton Pass subdivision; the Bonneville Salt Flats line, Interstate 80, to the west, extends north along the eastern side of the Utah-Utah border for 12 miles. To the north, the Great Salt Lake borders for another 12 miles on a narrow strip of land between the Salt River Basin and Utah State Park. The trail leads from Hidden Hollow Drive to Hobbs Reservoir ("Hobbs Pond," as it is popularly known), which was formerly called Hobb's Lake.
The city limits are bounded to the north and east by the Salt River Basin, the Utah-Utah border and the Tooele-Salt Lake State Park, to the north and east by Interstate 80, Interstate 15, US Highway 395, Utah State Highway 5, I-80 and U-90, and the city limits of the town of Toele, which extends to the city and county borders.
Most of the city liesl are located in the Tooele - Salt Lake State Park, the largest national park in the United States. The pristine Murdock Canal Trail, which opened in May 2013, was built along the now closed Utah Valley canal north and east of Toele, and the trail is located on the west side of Utah County, north of Salt Lake. The museum is operated by the daughters of a Utah pioneer and is located in the old Toole Valley Railroad Depot south of downtown Toeele and west of US Highway 395 and Interstate 15.