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=== Wards and Branches  ===
 
=== Wards and Branches  ===
  
Bench, Central, Cleveland, Grace 1st, Grace 2nd, Lago, Mound Valley, Thatcher and Williams.
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Bench, Central, Cleveland, Grace 1st, Grace 2nd, Lago, Mound Valley, Thatcher 1st. Ward, Thatcher 2nd Ward and Williams.  
 
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==== Grace Wards  ====
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p.293.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 293.</ref><br>
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Grace 1st. Ward
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Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of the town of Grace which lies south of Center St.
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Grace 2nd. Ward
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Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing north of Center Street in the town of Grace.
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'''History timeline'''
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*1893 - Grace was first settled in 1893 and a post office established there in 1894.
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*1897 - The saints at Grace belonged originally to the Trout Creek Ward, but were organized as a branch June 6, 1897.
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*1920 - Grace Ward was divided into the Grace 1st Ward and the Grace 2nd Ward.
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'''Obtain the Records'''
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Grace|corporate|disp=Grace Wards}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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==== Bench Ward  ====
 
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*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
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==== Cleveland Ward  ====
 
==== Cleveland Ward  ====
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 147.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 147.</ref><br>  
 
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 147.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 147.</ref><br>  
  
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CLEVELAND WARD, in Bannock Stake, Bannock Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the south or lower end of Gentile Valley and an adjacent mountain country on the west side of Bear River.
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CLEVELAND WARD, in Bannock Stake, Bannock Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the south or lower end of Gentile Valley and an adjacent mountain country on the west side of Bear River.  
  
 
'''History timeline'''  
 
'''History timeline'''  
  
*1892 - Saints of that locality were organized as a ward in 1892 from the south part of the Mormon Ward.
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*1892 - Saints of that locality were organized as a ward in 1892 from the south part of the Mormon Ward.  
 
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*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
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==== Grace Wards ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. xx-xx.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. xx-xx.</ref><br>  
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p.293.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 293.</ref><br>  
  
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Grace 1st. Ward
  
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Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of the town of Grace which lies south of Center St.
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Grace 2nd. Ward
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Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing north of Center Street in the town of Grace.
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'''History timeline'''
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*1893 - Grace was first settled in 1893 and a post office established there in 1894.
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*1897 - The saints at Grace belonged originally to the Trout Creek Ward, but were organized as a branch June 6, 1897.
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*1920 - Grace Ward was divided into the Grace 1st Ward and the Grace 2nd Ward.
  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
  
*List of {{FHL|Saints. ____|corporate|disp=____ Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Grace|corporate|disp=Grace Wards}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
==== yy Ward  ====
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==== Lago Ward  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. xx-xx.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. xx-xx.</ref><br>  
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 408.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 408.</ref><br>  
  
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Saints residing somewhat centrally in Gentile Valley on the east side of Bear River. The ward extends north to the Bench Ward, east to the mountains, south to Mound Valley Ward and west to Bear River, which separates it from the Thatcher Ward.
  
 
'''History timeline'''  
 
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*1888 - The ward, which changed its name from Trout Creek to Lago in 1926, is an outgrowth of Mound Valley Ward and was organized as a branch of the Church in 1888.
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*1891 - Organized as a ward.
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*1926 - Lago Ward changed its name from Trout Creek to Lago in 1926.
  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
  
*List of {{FHL|Saints. ____|corporate|disp=____ Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Lago|corporate|disp=Lago Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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==== Mormon Ward  ====
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 537-538.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 537-538.</ref><br>
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Mormon Ward extended from the junction of Cottonwood Creek and Bear River on the south and northward about 17 miles to Hendrick’s Springs. The Mormon Ward was 15 miles southwest of Grace, 32 miles by mountain road northeast of Oxford in Cache Valley, 21 miles southwest of Soda Springs, and 30 miles northeast of Preston.
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*1881 - The Mormons became numerous enough to be organized into a branch of the Church, and on Jan. 1, 1881.
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*1888 - The Mormon Ward, Bannock Stake, Bannock Co., Idaho, consisted during its existence from 1881 to 1892.
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*1892 - Mormon Ward was divided and the north part of the same organized as the Thatcher Ward, and the saints in the south part were merged into the Cleveland Ward, previously organized.
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'''Obtain the Records'''
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Mormon|corporate|disp=Mormon Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
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==== yy Ward  ====
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==== Mound Valley Ward  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p.xx-xx.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. xx-xx.</ref><br>  
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p.543-544.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 543-544.</ref><br>  
  
'''Boundaries:''' <br>
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'''Boundaries:'''  
  
<br> '''History timeline'''
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Saints residing in a farming district in the south end of Gentile Valley, extending north to the Lago Ward, east and south to the mountains, and west to Bear River, which separates it from the Cleveland and Thatcher wards.
  
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*1865 - Mound Valley was a settlement dates back to 1865.
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*1872 - The saints were organized as a branch of the Church in 1872.
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*1874 - The Mound Valley Ward was organized in 1874.
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*1891 - The saints on the west side of Bear River were organized into a separate ward called Mormon Ward.
  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
  
*List of {{FHL|Saints. ____|corporate|disp=____ Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Mound Valley|corporate|disp=Mound Valley Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
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==== Thatcher Wards ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p.xx-xx.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. xx-xx.</ref><br>  
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p.871.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 871.</ref><br>  
  
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*Thatcher 1st Ward
  
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The Thatcher 1st Ward extended from its center 2 1/2 miles south to the Thatcher 2nd Ward, anti northward about a mile to the so-called Hendrick’s Springs.
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*Thatcher 2nd Ward
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The Thatcher 2nd Ward was bounded on the north by the Thatcher 1st Ward, on the east by Bear River, on the south by the Cleveland Ward, and on the west by the mountains.
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*1914 - The Thatcher 1st Ward came into existence Aug. 9, 1914 by the division of the Thatcher Ward.
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*1924 - The Thatcher 2nd. Ward was organized Aug. 9, 1914.
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*1924 - The Thatcher 1st Ward was disorganized March 2, 1924.
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Thatcher|corporate|disp=Thatcher Wards}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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==== Williams Ward  ====
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p.953.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 953.</ref><br>
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included saints residing in a farming district in Gentile Valley, lying east of Bear River. The ward extends north to Grace 1st Ward, east to Bench Ward, south to Lago Ward, and west to Thatcher Ward.
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*1923 - The ward was organized Sept. 9, 1923, from a part of the Bench Ward.
  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
  
*List of {{FHL|Saints. ____|corporate|disp=____ Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Williams|corporate|disp=Williams Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
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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.

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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 1st. Ward, Thatcher 2nd Ward and Williams.

Bench Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 57.[2]

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.

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Central Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.130.[3]

Boundaries:

  • Saints residing in that part of Upper Portneuf Valley which borders on Gentile Valley on the south.
  • The ward consists of a farming district, extends to the Rim of the Basin (or the Idaho Stake), east to Bear River, south to Grace 2nd Ward and west to the Lund Ward of the Idaho Stake.

History timeline

  • 1901 - The ward was organized March 12, 1901.

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Cleveland Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 147.[4]

Boundaries:

CLEVELAND WARD, in Bannock Stake, Bannock Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the south or lower end of Gentile Valley and an adjacent mountain country on the west side of Bear River.

History timeline

  • 1892 - Saints of that locality were organized as a ward in 1892 from the south part of the Mormon Ward.

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Grace Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p.293.[5]

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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Lago Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 408.[6]

Boundaries:

Saints residing somewhat centrally in Gentile Valley on the east side of Bear River. The ward extends north to the Bench Ward, east to the mountains, south to Mound Valley Ward and west to Bear River, which separates it from the Thatcher Ward.

History timeline

  • 1888 - The ward, which changed its name from Trout Creek to Lago in 1926, is an outgrowth of Mound Valley Ward and was organized as a branch of the Church in 1888.
  • 1891 - Organized as a ward.
  • 1926 - Lago Ward changed its name from Trout Creek to Lago in 1926.

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Mormon Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 537-538.[7]

Boundaries:

Mormon Ward extended from the junction of Cottonwood Creek and Bear River on the south and northward about 17 miles to Hendrick’s Springs. The Mormon Ward was 15 miles southwest of Grace, 32 miles by mountain road northeast of Oxford in Cache Valley, 21 miles southwest of Soda Springs, and 30 miles northeast of Preston.

History timeline

  • 1881 - The Mormons became numerous enough to be organized into a branch of the Church, and on Jan. 1, 1881.
  • 1888 - The Mormon Ward, Bannock Stake, Bannock Co., Idaho, consisted during its existence from 1881 to 1892.
  • 1892 - Mormon Ward was divided and the north part of the same organized as the Thatcher Ward, and the saints in the south part were merged into the Cleveland Ward, previously organized.

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Mound Valley Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.543-544.[8]

Boundaries:

Saints residing in a farming district in the south end of Gentile Valley, extending north to the Lago Ward, east and south to the mountains, and west to Bear River, which separates it from the Cleveland and Thatcher wards.

History timeline

  • 1865 - Mound Valley was a settlement dates back to 1865.
  • 1872 - The saints were organized as a branch of the Church in 1872.
  • 1874 - The Mound Valley Ward was organized in 1874.
  • 1891 - The saints on the west side of Bear River were organized into a separate ward called Mormon Ward.

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Thatcher Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p.871.[9]

Boundaries:

  • Thatcher 1st Ward

The Thatcher 1st Ward extended from its center 2 1/2 miles south to the Thatcher 2nd Ward, anti northward about a mile to the so-called Hendrick’s Springs.

  • Thatcher 2nd Ward

The Thatcher 2nd Ward was bounded on the north by the Thatcher 1st Ward, on the east by Bear River, on the south by the Cleveland Ward, and on the west by the mountains.

History timeline

  • 1914 - The Thatcher 1st Ward came into existence Aug. 9, 1914 by the division of the Thatcher Ward.
  • 1924 - The Thatcher 2nd. Ward was organized Aug. 9, 1914.
  • 1924 - The Thatcher 1st Ward was disorganized March 2, 1924.


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Williams Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.953.[10]

Boundaries:

included saints residing in a farming district in Gentile Valley, lying east of Bear River. The ward extends north to Grace 1st Ward, east to Bench Ward, south to Lago Ward, and west to Thatcher Ward.

History timeline

  • 1923 - The ward was organized Sept. 9, 1923, from a part of the Bench Ward.

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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.57.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 130.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 147.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 293.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 408.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 537-538.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 543-544.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 871.
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 953.

 

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