500 East Crestwood
Kaysville, Utah 84037
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* Directions to Cemetery
* Burials of Historical Significance
* Cemetery Burial Records - records are available at the Utah
Historical Society Burials Database)
* Map (not yet available)
On I-15, take Exit 331. Turn east onto 200 North. Go
through light (at Main Street) to 500 East. Turn north onto 500 East. Cross
Crestwood Road and enter Cemetery.
Cemetery is closed from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m.
||Kaysville City, 23 East Center
Kaysville, Utah 84037
phone: (801) 546-1235
|Number of Burial Spaces
|Number of Burials to Date
Until land was
set aside for a cemetery, residents of the Kaysville area were usually buried
family home. Records show Mary Ann Adams, oldest daughter of Elias Adams, was buried
a short distance northwest of the Adams' home. Two babies, Galbraith and Hooper were
probably buried near their homes as well.
In 1855 - soon
after Grandison & Celia Raymond settled in the area - two of their small
children, Alice, aged 11, and Bradley, almost three, died of diphtheria.
The snow was too deep to get to the cemetery, so the children were buried in the
orchard by the rock home. In 1857, Thomas Evans, Sr., was one of the first to be buried in the area now known as
When no undertakers were available and burials needed to be delayed,
the bodies were packed in ice, provided by William Beesely -- from an ice-pond across the
street from his home on Cemetery Street. Later, John Barton provided undertaker
services at his home.
Jane Wilkie Blood, who owned one of the few sewing machines in the community, provided
burial clothes for many of the early settlers of Kaysville.
Samuel L. Jones carved beautiful headstones from marble and other materials in the early
Crestwood Road was originally named "Cemetery Street". After Ray Ashton
purchased the Beesley* pioneer home, he asked the city to rename the street.
They complied, and the street became known as "Crestwood Road."
Information taken from:
Our Town, by Carol Iving Collett, a Bicentennial Community Project. Copyright
1976 by Kaysville City. Printed by Moench Letter Service, Salt Lake City, Utah.
History of Fruit Heights, Utah (Kaysville Mountain Road), by Inez Foy
Barker. 1975. Printed by YES Printing Service of Layton.
Aerial photo courtesy of Andy Wold
of Historical Significance:
Henry H. Blood, Governor of Utah was
buried at Kaysville City Cemetery in 1942.
Sterling W. Sill, an L.D.S. Church General Authority was buried at Kaysville City Cemetery
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This page was updated on 01/05/05 by Annette Nelson.