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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. 876-877.

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Timpanogos Stake

Stake Boundaries as of about 1930's
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 876-877 .[1]

  • Area of the County:/Timpanogos Stake of Zion, Utah Co., Utah,consists of that part of Utah Valley lying west of the noted mountain known as Timpanogos.
  • Headquarters in: Pleasant Grove.
  • Boundaries of stake: Timpanogos, the majestic elevation which forms the eastern boundary of the stake, is named after the mountain. Southward the stake extends to the Sharon Stake; westward and northward to the Alpine Stake.

The Timpanogos Stake embraces a rich agricultural and horticultural district including the following wards: Lindon, Manila, Pleasant Grove 1st, Pleasant Grove 2nd, Pleasant Grove 3rd, and Windsor.

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.

  • 1928 - The Church authorities divide the Alpine Stake, Utah into three stakes, which was done at a quarterly conference of the Alpine Stake held at American Fork July 1, 1928. The following wards, which had formerly belonged to the Alpine Stake, were separated from said stake and organized as the Timpanogos Stake: Pleasant Grove 1st, Pleasant Grove 2nd, Pleasant Grove 3rd, Manila, Lindon and Windsor.

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Wards and Branches

Lindon, Manila, Pleasant Grove 1st, Pleasant Grove 2nd, Pleasant Grove 3rd, and Windsor.

Lindon Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 435.[2]

Boundaries: 
Lindon Ward, Timpanogos Stake, Utah Co., Utah, is lying immediately south of Pleasant Grove. It extends southward to the Windsor Ward, westward to Utah Lake and American Fork, northward to the Pleasant Grove 3rd Ward, and east to the mountains.


History timeline

  • 1890 - At a conference held at Pleasant Grove April 20, 1890, the Pleasant Grove Ward was divided into three wards, the south part of the same being organized as the Pleasant Grove 2nd Ward (later Lindon), and the north part organized as the Pleasant Grove 3rd Ward (now Manila).


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Manila Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 470-471.[3]

Boundaries:

Manila Ward, Timpanogos Stake, Utah Co., Utah is located in a farming district lying north of the city of Pleasant Grove; northward the ward extends to the Highland Ward of the Alpine Stake or to the American Fork Creek; east to the Wasatch Mountains (or Mount Timpanogos); south to the Pleasant Grove 3rd and 2nd wards, and west to American Fork.

History timeline:

  • 1890 - Manila Ward is an outgrowth of the city of Pleasant Grove, and as the inhabitants increased in that part of Utah Valley it was deemed necessary to divide Pleasant Grove into three wards, which was done at a meeting held April 20, 1890. On this occasion the north part of the Pleasant Grove Ward was detached and organized into a separate ward called the Pleasant Grove 3rd Ward. The new ward, had the name changed in 1898 to that of Manila.
  • 1901 - Manila Ward belonged to the Utah Stake until 1901.
  • 1925 - Manila Ward belonged to the Alpine Stake until 1925, when it became a part of the Timpanogos Stake.

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Pleasant Grove Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 662-663.[4]

Boundaries:

  • Pleasant Grove 1st Ward, Timpanogos Stake, Utah Co., Utah is located in the south part of the city of Pleasant Grove. It extends north to the Pleasant Grove 2nd and 3rd wards, east to the mountains, south to the Lindon Ward, and west to American Fork.
  • Pleasant Grove 2st Ward, Timpanogos Stake, Utah Co., Utah is located in the northwest part of Pleasant Grove. It extends north to the Manila Ward, east to the Pleasant Grove 3rd Ward, Center St. being the boundary line. South it extends to the Pleasant Grove 1st Ward, or Main St., and westward to American Fork.
  • Pleasant Grove 3rd Ward, Timpanogos Stake, Utah Co., Utah is located in the northeast part of the city of Pleasant Grove. It extends north and east to the mountains, south to the Pleasant Grove 1st Ward, or Main St., and west to the Pleasant Grove 2nd Ward, or Center St.

History timeline:

  • 1851 - The first Church organization effected in Pleasant Grove took place in February, 1851.
  • 1852 - The branch was more fully organized Sept. 19,1852 when a president of the Pleasant Grove Branch or settlement was appointed president of the Pleasant Grove Branch or settlement. He acted in that capacity until Dec., 1853, when one of the original pioneers of 1847, was ordained a High Priest and Bishop and appointed to preside over the Pleasant Grove Ward.
  • 1909 - Pleasant Grove was divided into three wards, named respectively the Pleasant Grove 1st, Pleasant Grove 2nd (Lindon), and Pleasant Grove 3rd (Manila).

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Windsor Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 956.[3]

Boundaries:

Windsor Ward,Timpanogos Stake, Utah Co., Utah, originally called the Lindon 2nd Ward, is an outgrowth of the Lindon Ward and embraces a strip of country about 1 1/2 miles wide, extending northward to the Lindon Ward, eastward to the mountains, southward to the Sharon Ward of the Sharon Stake, and westward to the Utah Lake.

History timeline:

  • 1925 - A branch of the Church was organized at Winslow. The branch originally belonged to Joseph City Ward.
  • 1927 - On Aug. 21, the branch was organized as a ward. A modern brick chapel was erected at Winslow in 1927 by the saints of the ward.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 876-877.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 435.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.470-471.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.662-663.

 

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