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Source for this page: Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 592.

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North Weber Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 592.[1]

  • Headquarters in (town): The headquarters of the stake are in the 3rd Ward meeting house.
  • Boundaries of stake: bounded on the north by Box Elder County, east by Washington Avenue, Ogden, south by 24th St., which separates it from the Weber Stake, and west by the Great Salt Lake.


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.


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

Farr West, Grouse Creek, Harrisville, Marriott, Ogden 3rd Ward, Ogden 10th Ward, Ogden 15th Ward, Ogden 16th Ward, Plain City, Slaterville, Taylor, Warren, West Weber and Wilson; also one branch named West Warren.

Farr West Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 245-246.[2]

Boundaries:

Farr West Ward, North Weber Stake, Weber Co., Utah consists of the Latter-day Saints living in a scattered condition in a farming district extending northward to the Pleasant View Ward, east to the Harrisville, south to the Slaterville and west to the Plain City Ward.

History timeline

  • 1890 - Farr West is an outgrowth of Harrisville and was for a number of years known as West Harrisville Branch in charge of a presiding Elder, which branch was organized as a bishop’s ward Nov. 30.

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 Grouse Creek Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 305-306.[3]

Boundaries:

Grouse Creek Ward, North Weber Stake, Box Elder Co., Utah consists of Latter-day Saints residing in Grouse Creek Valley situated in the extreme northwest corner of Box Elder County, about 150 miles northwest of Ogden. This valley is about 25 miles long from north to south and from two to ten miles wide.

History timeline

  • 1876 - Grouse Creek as a settlement dates back to 1876 and belonged originally to the Box Elder Stake. In 1895 it became part of the Cassia Stake, was transferred to the Raft River Stake in 1916, and became a part of the North Weber Stake in January, 1928.
  • 1877 - The saints in Grouse Creek Valley were organized as a ward.


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Harrisville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 318-319.[4]

Boundaries:

harrisville Ward, North Weber Stake, Weber Co., Utah consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district lying north of Ogden,

History timeline

  • 1858 - In 1863 the little settlement was organized as a branch of the Church.
  • 1877 - In May, Harrisville was organized into a regular bishop’s ward.

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  Marriott Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 477-478.[5]

Boundaries:

Marriott Ward, North Weber Stake, Weber Co., Utah consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Weber County which is bounded on the north by the Ogden 15th Ward and Slaterville Ward (Mill Creek being the boundary line part of the way), east by the Ogden 10th Ward (the Oregon Short Line tracks being the boundary line), and south to the Ogden River. West the ward extends to the Factory Bridge on the Weber River.

History timeline

  • 1856 - The saints in the Marriott district were organized as a branch of the Church.
  • 1863 - The Marriott District of the Weber Stake was organized.
  • 1877 - On May 28, the Marriott District was organized as a bishop’s ward.

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Ogden Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 608-612.[6]

Boundaries:

  • Ogden 3rd Ward, North Weber Stake, Weber Co., Utah

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ogden city which is bounded on the north by the Ogden River, on the east by Washington Avenue, on the south by 24th St., and west by the Weber River.

  • Ogden 10th Ward, North Weber Stake, Weber Co., Utah

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ogden city which is bounded on the north by 7th St. (which separates it from the 15th Ward), east by Washington Avenue, south by the Ogden River, and west by the Oregon Short Line Railroad track (or the Marriott Ward).

  • Ogden 15th Ward, North Weber Stake, Weber Co., Utah

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ogden city which is bounded on the north by Harrisville and North Ogden, east by Washington Avenue, south by 7th St. (which separates it from the Ogden 10th Ward), and west by Slaterville Ward.

  • Ogden 16th Ward, North Weber Stake, Weber Co., Utah

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a tract of country lying immediately west of Weber River. The ward extends to the Weber River on the north and east, to 33rd St. of Ogden city on the south, and to the Denver and Rio Grande Railroad tracks on the west. It contains an area of about a mile and a half square.

History timeline

  • 1856 - Ogden 3rd Ward dates back to 1856, when Ogden was divided into the Ogden 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th wards.
  • 1908 - Ogden 3rd Ward belonged to Weber Stake of Zion until 1908, when it became part of North Weber Stake.
  • 1910 - Ogden 10th Ward was organized Feb. 13, from parts of the Ogden 3rd and Lynne wards.
  • 1915 - Ogden 16th Ward is an outgrowth of Wilson Ward. It was organized as a separate ward Jan. 10, and called the West Ogden Ward.
  • 1924 - Became Ogden 15th Ward Jan. 1, when the name was changed from Lynne to that of Ogden 15th Ward, the boundaries were the same as before.
  • 1926 - The name of the West Ogden Ward was changed to the Ogden 16th Ward Oct. 10.

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Plain City Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 659-660.[7]

Boundaries:

Plain City Ward, North Weber Stake, Weber Co., Utah consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in Plain City, which, as its name implies, is situated on a plain lying about ten miles northwest of Ogden. The town is situated 1 1/4 miles north of the Weber River, four miles southwest of the Utah Hot Springs, and about four miles from the nearest point of the Great Salt Lake


History timeline

  • 1859 - Plain City was settled by Latter-day Saints in 1859, and in May of that year, a branch of the Church was organized.
  • 1877 - The branch was organized as a ward.

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Slaterville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 798.[8]

Boundaries:

slaterville Ward, North Weber Stake, Weber Co., Utah consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a district of country lying immediately northwest of Ogden. The center of the ward is six miles by nearest road northwest of the center of Ogden, 3 1/2 miles southwest of Harrisville, and 44 1/2 miles north of Salt Lake City.


History timeline

  • 1850 - Slaterville as a settlement dates back to 1850.
  • 1858 - Sept. 10, the district was more fully organized with a district president.
  • 1877 - May 28, ordained a Bishop to preside over the Slaterville Ward, which was then organized.
  • 1908 - Slaterville Ward belonged to the Weber Stake until 1908, when it became part of the North Weber Stake.

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Taylor Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 862.[9]

Boundaries:

Taylor Ward, North Weber Stake, Weber Co., Utah consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district lying northwest of Ogden. The ward extends north to the West Weber Ward, east to the Wilson Ward, south to Kanesville and west to Weber River.


History timeline

  • 1909 - Taylor Ward is an outgrowth of the West Weber Ward and was organized as a bishop’s ward March 14.

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Warren Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 922-923.[10]

Boundaries:

Warren Ward, North Weber Stake, Weber Co., Utah consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district lying immediately west and southwest of Plain City. The ward extends north to the Great Salt Lake, east to Plain City and the Weber River (which separates it from the West Weber Ward), south to the Weber River and west to Warren Branch.


History timeline

  • 1872 - That part of Weber County included in the Warren Ward was originally known as the Salt Creek district of the Plain City Ward.
  • 1896 - The saints in Warren were organizer as a ward June 7.
  • 1908 - Warren Ward constituted a part of the Weber Stake of Zion until 1908, when it became a part of the North Weber Stake.

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West Warren Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 944.[11]

Boundaries:

West Warren Branch, North Weber Stake, Weber Co., Utah consists of about sixteen families of Latter-day Saints who live in a scattered condition on a part of a peninsula which extends into the Great Salt Lake. Thus the branch is bounded on the east and southeast by Weber River, and on the south, west and north by Great Salt Lake.


History timeline

  • 1917 - A district of the Warren Ward, known as West Warren, was organized as an independent branch March 25.

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West Weber Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 944-945.[12]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing on the low lands bordering on the Weber River. The ward is bounded on the north and east by the Weber River (which separates it from Plain City, Slaterville and Taylor wards), and west by the Weber River.


History timeline

  • 1859 - The district was organized as a branch of the Church.
  • 1877 - May 28, the West Weber District, like the other districts in Weber County, was organized as a ward.
  • 1908 - West Weber Ward constituted a part of the Weber Stake until 1908, when it became part of the North Weber Stake.

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Wilson Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 955.[13]

Boundaries:

Wilson Ward, North Weber Stake, Weber Co., Utah consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district lying west of Ogden. The meeting house and school house, which form the center of the ward, are located on the main road leading from Ogden to West Weber (locally called Wilson’s Lane), about 2 1/2 miles west of the center of Ogden, four miles southeast of West Weber, and 35 miles northwest of Salt Lake City.


History timeline

  • 1860 - Presided over as a district, which included all of what is now Wilson, Taylor and West Weber.
  • 1882 - West Weber Ward was organized in 1877, with a presiding Elder in the east end of said ward (the Wilson district) until July 16, when the Wilson district of the West Weber Ward was organized as a separate ward.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 592.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 245-246.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 305-306.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 318-319.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 477-478.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 608-612.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 659-660.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 798.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 862.
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 922-923.
  11. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 944.
  12. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 944-945.
  13. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 955.

 

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