Bannock Stake, Idaho LDS Church Wards and Branches

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Saints residing in that part of Gentile Valley which lies south of Grace and north of Trout Creek (or Lago) Ward. East the ward extends to the mountains and west to Williams Ward, or to the bluff overlooking Bear River
  
 
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*1901 - Bench Ward is principally an outgrowth of the Trout Creek (or Lago) Ward, of which it was originally a branch (organized Jan. 13, 1901).
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Revision as of 15:23, 22 April 2013

Idaho go to Bannock County Church Records go to Bannock Stake, Idaho LDS Church Wards and Branches

This page includes the boundaries of wards and branches around 1930's, 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. 41-42.

  • Online through BYU Books. (Free) In the Text search box, type the town or unit name and click Go. Select page numbers (tiny) at the right to see the page.
  • Also available through Ancestry.com ($).

Contents

Bannock Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930 — see Encyclopedic History..., p.41-42.[1]

  • Area of the County: Extends north to the Rim of the Basin, East to the Wasatch Mountains and South to Oneida Stake, West to Bear lake Valley.
  • Headquarters in (town): Grace, Idaho
  • Boundaries of stake:Saints residing in Gentile Valley, Bannock Co., Idaho. The stake extends north to the Rim of the Basin, or the Idaho Stake of Zion, east to the Wasatch Mountains (which at this point separate Gentile Valley from Bear Lake Valley), south to the Oneida Stake and west to the mountains, which separate Gentile Valley from the north end of Cache 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.

  • 1898 - Bannock stake orgainzed July 25, 1898 from the north part of Oneida Stake, and a small part of the Bear Lake Stake.
  • Since the organization of the stake the following new wards have been created: Grace, organized April 23, 1899; Central, March 12, 1901; Bench, May 8, 1904; Turner, Feb. 11, 1906; Bancroft, Aug. 11, 1907; Thatcher 1st and Thatcher 2nd, Aug. 9, 1914; Ivins, May 15, 1915; Kelly, Aug. 1, 1915; Wilson, June 16, 1916; Grace 1st and Grace 2nd, Aug. 16, 1920, and Williams, Sept 9, 1923. When the Idaho Stake was organized Nov. 20, 1916, the following wards were transferred from the Bannock to the Idaho Stake: Bancroft, Chesterfield, Gray’s Lake, Hatch, Ivins, Kelly, Lund and Soda Springs. The two Thatcher wards were amalgamated in 1924. Wilson Ward was disorganized in 1923 and the Turner Ward in 1930.


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

Bench, Central, Cleveland, Grace 1st, Grace 2nd, Lago, Mound Valley, Thatcher and Williams.

Grace Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p.293.[2]

Boundaries:

Grace 1st. Ward

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of the town of Grace which lies south of Center St.

Grace 2nd. Ward

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing north of Center Street in the town of Grace.

History timeline

  • 1893 - Grace was first settled in 1893 and a post office established there in 1894.
  • 1897 - The saints at Grace belonged originally to the Trout Creek Ward, but were organized as a branch June 6, 1897.
  • 1920 - Grace Ward was divided into the Grace 1st Ward and the Grace 2nd Ward.

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Bench Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[3]

Boundaries:

Saints residing in that part of Gentile Valley which lies south of Grace and north of Trout Creek (or Lago) Ward. East the ward extends to the mountains and west to Williams Ward, or to the bluff overlooking Bear River

History timeline

  • 1901 - Bench Ward is principally an outgrowth of the Trout Creek (or Lago) Ward, of which it was originally a branch (organized Jan. 13, 1901).
  • 1904 - This branch was organized as a regular bishop’s ward May 8, 1904.

Obtain the Records

yy Ward

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yy Ward

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yy Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[6]

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yy Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[7]

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yy Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.xx-xx.[8]

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yy Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.xx-xx.[9]

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History timeline

Obtain the Records


References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.41-42.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 293.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.xx-xx.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.