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This page includes the boundaries of wards and branches as of about 1930, a timeline history, and how to obtain the records.

Source for this page:Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 14.

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Alpine Stake

Stake Boundaries as of about 1930's
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 14.[1]

  • Area of the County: Northeast part of Utah County, Utah, north of the Utah lake,
  • Headquarters in: American Fork, Utah
  • Boundaries of stake:

Alpine Stake of Zion, Utah Co., Utah consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the northeast part of Utah County, Utah, north of the Utah lake, with headquarters in American Fork.

History Timeline up to about 1930

This timeline (arranged by year) includes events that affected records, record-keeping, and movements of Mormons in this area.

  • 1851 - American Fork was settled by Latter-day Saints in the fall of 1850 and organized as a regular bishop’s ward May 25.
  • 1901 - Alpine Stake came into existence in 1901, when the Utah Stake was divided into three stakes, the northern part of Utah County being included in Alpine Stake, the southern part in the new Nebo Stake, Utah and the central part retaining the old name of Utah Stake, Utah. The Alpine Stake was organized at a quarterly conference of the Utah Stake held in Provo, Sunday, Jan. 13.

Other History Resources
Many wards or branches appointed members to compile a history. Copies may be in the ward library or in homes of members. Some contain biographical sketches of members of the ward at the time of compilation.

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Wards and Branches

Alpine, American Fork 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and Highland.

Alpine Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 20.[2]

Boundaries:

Alpine Ward, Alpine Stake, is situated in the extreme northeast corner of Utah Valley, Utah Co., Utah, six miles east of American Fork, the nearest railway station, 19 miles by nearest road northwest of Provo, the county seat, and 36 miles by a roundabout road southeast of Salt Lake City.

History timeline

  • 1852 - At a meeting held Feb. 10, the saints at Mountainville were organized as a branch of the Church.
  • 1852 - On Sept. 18, Mountainville was organized as a regular ward.

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American Fork Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 20-21.[3]

Boundaries:

  • American Fork 1st Ward

American Fork 1st Ward consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the southeast part of the city of American Fork, being separated from the American Fork 4th Ward on the north by Main St., and from the American Fork 2nd Ward on the west by Center St. Eastward the ward extends to the Pleasant Grove 2nd Ward and south to Utah Lake.

  • American Fork 2nd Ward

American Fork 2nd Ward consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the southwest part of the city of American Fork. It is separated from the American Fork 3rd Ward on the north by 1st North St., and from the American Fork 1st Ward on the east by Center St.; south the ward extends to Utah Lake and west to Lehi. American Fork 2nd Ward owns a fine brick meeting house, somewhat centrally located on 1st South St., between 1st and 2nd West streets.

  • American Fork 3rd Ward

American Fork 3rd Ward consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the northwest part of the city of American Fork and extends northward to the Highland Ward. It is separated from the American Fork 4th Ward on the east by 1st East Street and from the American Fork 2nd Ward on the south by 1st North Street. Westward the ward extends to Lehi.

  • American Fork 4th Ward

American Fork 4th Ward consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the northeast part of the city of American Fork. It extends northward to the Highland Ward, east to the Manila Ward in the Timpanogos Stake, is separated from the American Fork 1st Ward on the south by Main St., and from the American Fork 3rd Ward on the west by 1st East St.

History timeline

  • 1901 - At a quarterly conference held at American Fork, July 14, American Fork was divided into four wards, viz., American Fork 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th wards.

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Highland Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 335-336.[4]

Boundaries:

Highland Ward, Alpine Stake, Utah Co., Utah, consists of Latter-day Saint farmers living in a scattered condition north of American Fork. The center of the ward, where a school house is located in which meetings are held, is situated about three and a half miles north of the center of American Fork; northward the ward extends to the Alpine Ward, east to the mountains, south to American Fork and west to Lehi.

History timeline

  • 1916 - Highland Ward is an outgrowth of the American Fork 3rd Ward and was organized at a special meeting held July 18.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 14.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 20.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 20-21.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.335-336.

 

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