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Source for this page:Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 564.

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Nebo Stake

Stake Boundaries as of about 1930's
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 564.[1]

  • Area of the County: Nebo Stake of Zion consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the southwest part of Utah County, Utah.
  • Headquarters in: Payson, Utah
  • Boundaries of stake: Southwest part of Utah County, Utah

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.

  • 1901 - Nebo 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, Utah southern part in the new and the central part retaining the old name of Utah Stake, Utah. The Nebo Stake was organized at a quarterly conference of the Utah Stake held in Provo, Sunday, Jan. 13.
  • 1924 - At a Stake Conference on November 23, the Nebo Stake was divided, and the northeast part of the stake containing the Spanish Fork 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th wards and Leland, Palmyra, Lake Shore and Salem wards was organized into the Palmyra Stake. The following wards were retained in the Nebo Stake: Payson 1st, 2nd and 3rd, and Benjamin, Santaquin, and Spring Lake, and the Genola Branch.

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

Payson 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Benjamin, Santaquin 1st, 2nd, Spring Lake, and Genola Branch.

Payson Wards

Boundaries:

Payson 1st Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 644-645.[2]

Payson 1st Ward, Nebo Stake, Utah County, Utah embraces the southeast part of the city of Payson, or all that part of said city lying south of Utah Avenue and east of Main St. The meeting house, a modern brick building, is situated on the corner of 4th East and 2nd South streets, facing north and west.

Payson 2nd Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 645.[3]

Payson 2nd Ward, Nebo Stake, Utah County, Utah consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the southwest part of Payson, or that part of the city lying east of Main St. and south of Utah Avenue. The L. D. S. meeting house is situated on the corner of 1st South and 3rd West streets.

Payson 3rd Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 645.[4]

Payson 3rd Ward, Nebo Stake, Utah County, Utah consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the northwest part of Payson, together with some outlying farms in what is locally known as West Mountain District. It is separated from the Payson 4th Ward on the east by Main St., and from the 2nd Ward on the south by Utah Avenue. West the ward extends to the mountains, and north to the Benjamin Ward.

Payson 4th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 645-646.[5]

Payson 4th Ward, Nebo Stake, Utah County, Utah consists of the saints residing in the northwest part of the city of Payson, the boundary line on the north being the Benjamin Ward, and on the east the Salem Ward. South the ward extends to Utah Avenue and west to Main St. The ward meeting house is situated on the corner of Utah Avenue and 3rd East St.

History timeline

  • 1891 - At a meeting held at Payson Deccember 13, the city of Payson, which hitherto had consisted of only one bishop’s ward, was divided into two wards, all that part of the city lying east of Tenth St. (now Main St.) being organized as the Payson 1st Ward, and all that part of the city lying west of said street as the Payson 2nd Ward. Its boundaries were changed when the Payson 4th Ward was organized in 1924.
  • 1920 - The Payson 3rd Ward came into existence July 25, when the former Payson 2nd Ward was divided and all that part of the same lying north of Utah Avenue was organized as the Payson 3rd Ward, while all that part of the city lying south of said avenue was retained as the Payson 2nd Ward.
  • 1924 - The Payson 4th Ward was organized December 28, when the Payson 1st Ward was divided and all that part of the same lying south of Utah Avenue was continued as the Payson 1st Ward, while all that part of the former 1st Ward lying north of Utah Avenue was named the Payson 4th Ward.

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Benjamin Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 57.[6]

Benjamin Ward, Nebo Stake, Utah County, Utah consists of Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district lying immediately north of Payson. The ward meeting house, a brick building, is situated about three miles north of the center of Payson.

History timeline

  • 1863 - first settled.
  • 1868 - Presiding elder over branch established.
  • 1874 - On May 2, the branch was transferred to Payson.
  • 1886 - June 12, the branch was organized into a regular bishop’s ward.

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Santaquin Wards

Santaquin 1st Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 778.[7]

Boundaries:

Santaquin 1st Ward, Nebo Stake, Utah County, Utah consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the east part of Santaquin, the street running north and south from the Power Plant, and following the electric pole line northward, being the boundary line between the Santaquin 1st and Santaquin 2nd Ward.

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Santaquin 2nd Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 778.[8]

Santaquin 2nd Ward, Nebo Stake, Utah County, Utah consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the west part of Santaquin. and was organized Dec. 27, 1924, when Santaquin was divided into two wards.

History timeline

  • 1924 - Santaquin 1st Ward and Sanntaquin 2nd Ward, came into existence December 27, when the original Santaquin Ward was divided into two wards.

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Spring Lake Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 827-828.[9]

Spring Lake Ward, Nebo Stake, Utah County, Utah consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the village of Spring Lake, which is situated about half way between Payson on the northeast and Santaquin on the southwest, about three miles from either place.

History timeline

  • 1877 - Spring Lake Ward was organized as a ward August 12.
  • 1901 - Branch again organized as a ward.

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Genola Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 278.[10]

Boundaries:

Genola Branch, Nebo Stake, Utah County, Utah,is a scattered farming settlement situated in Goshen Valley, in a strip of country extending about nine miles from north to south, the northern extremity being the south end of Utah Lake.

'History timeline

  • 1919 - The few saints who were residing in settlement were organized as a branch of the Church.
  • 1924 - The branch was organized as a ward November 27.

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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. 644-645.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 645.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 645.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 645-646.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 57.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 778.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 778.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 827-828.
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 278.

 

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