Draper City, Salt Lake County, Utah
12450 S. and 900 E., Draper City UT 84020
Lat: 40° 31' 26"N, Lon: 111° 51' 53"W
Contributed by Jenny Jackson, Feb 11, 2005, last edited Nov 14, 2006
Total records = 2,082.
Driving Directions: off of I-15 in Salt Lake, exit at 123rd South, go East to 900 East, turn South, a block and a half to cemetery.
The Cemetery was maintained by the Draper Cemetery Corporation, and
owned by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As of October
2006, the cemetery ownership has been transferred from the Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to the city of Draper, Utah.
Cemetery was established around 1850, originally on the "Sand
Hill" in Draper. Because of weather, animals or both, the remains were
moved in 1870 to the current location. The earliest burial date in the
cemetery records is 21 November 1870 but there are headstones with earlier
dates than that. It was started by LDS Pioneers who settled Draper City.
Headstone data was initially compiled by Mark and David Rasmussen for their
BSA Eagle Projects. Andrew Jackson and I proofread and edited their data
and compared it with the Sexton records for his BSA Eagle Project. This is
a complete listing of all known burials as of Jan 08, 2005.
- Jenny Jackson
CR = Cemetery Records
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