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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 used for this page: Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.590-591.

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North Sanpete Stake, 1930

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 590-591.[1]

  • Area of the County: Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the northeast part of Sanpete County, Utah, or in the north end of Sanpete Valley; it also includes Thistle Valley.
  • Headquarters in: Mount Pleasant, Utah.
  • Boundaries of stake:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the northeast part of Sanpete County, Utah, or in the north end of Sanpete Valley; it also includes Thistle Valley.


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.

  • 1900 - Sanpete Stake was divided into two stakes, namely, the North Sanpete Stake and the South Sanpete Stake, Utah in December.
  • 1901 - On January 1, the North Sanpete Stake began functioning officially.
  • 1929 - North Sanpete Stake was divided and that part of the same containing Chester, Fountain Green, Moroni East, Moroni West and Wales wards was organized as the Moroni Stake of Zion, on June 16.


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

Fairview North, Fairview South, Milburn, Mount Pleasant North, Mount Pleasant South and Spring City. Besides these wards there is one branch named Mountainville.

Fairview Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 242 .[2]

Boundaries:

  • Fairview North Ward, North Sanpete Stake, Sanpete County, Utah, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the north part of the city of Fairview, together with the farming district extending north as far as the Milburn Ward. East and west the ward extends to the mountains and south it is bounded by the Fairview South Ward.
  • Fairview South Ward, North Sanpete Stake, Sanpete County, Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the south part of the town of Fairview including a farming district extending southward toward Mount Pleasant. The ward is separated from the Fairview North Ward by the first street running east and west, south of the Fairview North Ward chapel. East and west the ward extends to the mountains.

History timeline:

  • 1859 - The settlement of Fairview was founded. All the saints in Fairview belonged to the Fairview Ward.
  • 1921 - On June 20, the Fairview Ward was divided into the Fairview North Ward and the Fairview South Ward.

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Milburn Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 502.[3]

Boundaries:

Milburn Ward, North Sanpete Stake, Sanpete County, Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the extreme north end of Sanpete Valley. The center of the ward is the townsite of Milburn situated on the so-called Dry Creek, and is a station on the Marysvale branch of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railway, six miles north of Fairview, and 92 miles southeast of Salt Lake City. The ward extends north to Indianola Ward in Thistle Valley, east to the county line, south to the Fairview Ward, and west to the mountains.

History timeline

  • 1890 - On April 20, the saints from the area of Milburn were separated from the Fairview Ward and organized into the Milburn Ward.

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Mountainville Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 553-554.[4]

Boundaries:

Mountainville Branch, North Sanpete Stake, Sanpete County, Utah, consists of scattered Latter-day Saint farmers residing north northeast of Mt. Pleasant between Fairview and Mt. Pleasant, near the foot of the mountains. The meeting house, in which the saints of the branch worship, is about 4 1/2 miles north northeast of the Mt. Pleasant center, and about 2 1/2 miles southeast of the Fairview center.

History timeline

  • 1920 - The saints residing in the Mountainville district were organized as a branch of the Mt. Pleasant North Ward, namely, the Mountainville Branch, on April 11.

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Mount Pleasant Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 547-548.[5]

Boundaries:

  • Mount Pleasant North Ward, North Sanpete Stake, Sanpete County, Utah consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of the city of Mt. Pleasant lying north of Main St., which runs through the city from east to west. North the ward extends to Fairview and east and west to the mountains.
  • Mount Pleasant South Ward, North Sanpete Stake, Sanpete County, Utah consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of the city of Mount Pleasant lying south of Main St., which street runs through the center of Mt. Pleasant from east to west.

History timeline

  • 1877 - On July 4 The Mount Pleasant Ward was divided into two wards, viz., the Mount Pleasant North Ward and the Mount Pleasant South Ward.
  • 1890 -On May 19 the two Mt. Pleasant wards were amalgamated and organized into the Mt. Pleasant Ward.
  • 1900 - On December 9 the North Sanpete Stake of Zion was organized and Mount Pleasant was again divided into two wards, named as before, the Mount Pleasant North and the Mount Pleasant South Wards.

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Spring City Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 825-827.[6]

Boundaries:

Spring City Ward, North Sanpete Stake, Sanpete County, Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Sanpete Valley which lies between Mount Pleasant and Ephraim. Nearly all the inhabitants reside in Spring City proper, and only a few live on their respective farms in the neighborhood. Spring City is pleasantly situated on Canal Creek, near the foot of the Wasatch Mountains, on the east side of Sanpete Valley and on the Marysvale branch of the Rio Grande Western Railway, ten miles northeast of Ephraim, eight miles southeast of Moroni, six miles southwest of Mt. Pleasant, and 109 miles by railroad from Salt Lake City.

History timeline

  • 1852 - Spring City was settled on March 22 on a tract of country lying along Canal Creek.
  • 1852 - The settlement became known as the Allred Settlement, named after the Patriarchal head of the families who had settled.
  • 1853 - In April the colony was organized as a ward.
  • 1853 - On July 28 a fort was completed for protection against the Indians.
  • 1853 - On July 31, the Allred Settlement was vacated, with the people moving to Manti.
  • 1853 - The settlement on Canal Creek was vacated a second time due to Indian troubles, December 19.
  • 1859 - In the summer the permanent settlement of Spring City was made by a little company of settlers who arrived on Canal Creek, June 28.
  • 1860 - Spring City Ward was organized in January.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 590-591.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 242 .
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 502.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 553-554.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 547-548.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 825-827.

 

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