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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. 49-50.

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Contents

Bear River Stake

Stake Boundaries as of about 1930's
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 49-50.[1]

  • Area of the County: Northeastern part of Box Elder County
  • Headquarters in: Garland, UT
  • Boundaries of stake:

Northeastern part of Box Elder County, Utah, in Bear River Valley, also called Bear River Flat. Headquarters at Garland, Utah.


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.

  • 1908 - The Bear River Stake of Zion was created Oct. 11, 1908, by taking the north part of the Box Elder Stake and the south part of the Malad Stake, Utah, and organizing a new stake.
  • 1908 - Thus at its organization, the new Bear River Stake consisted of ten wards.



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

Beaver, Bothwell, Centerdale Branch, Deweyville, East Garland, Elwood, Fielding, Garland, Howell, Penrose, Plymouth, Riverside, Thatcher and Tremonton. and Riverside.

Beaver River Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 53-54.[2]

Boundaries:

Bear River Ward, Box Elder Stake, Box Elder Co., Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the town called Bear River City and vicinity. Bear River City is situated on the delta formed by the junction of Bear River and Malad River, it being on the west or right bank of Bear River, and on the east, or left bank of the Malad.

Bear River City is six miles north of Corinne, and ten miles northwest of Brigham City, the county seat of Box Elder County. The town lies in the wide and spacious Bear River Valley, and extends from the Harper Ward on the east to the Promontory Mountain on the west.

History timeline

  • 1866 - Founded by a number of Latter-day Saint families from Brigham City.
  • 1867 - The saints in the new settlement were organized as a branch of the Church in May.
  • 1877 - Aug. 19, when the Bear River City Branch was organized as a bishop’s ward.


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Bothwell Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 79-80.[3]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Deweyville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 192-193.[4]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Elwood Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 224.[5]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Fielding Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 249.[6]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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East Garland Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 205.[7]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Garland Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 275-276.[8]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Plymouth Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 666-667.[9]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Thatcher Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 872.[10]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Riverside Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 712.[11]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 49-50.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 53-54.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 79-80.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 192-193.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 224.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 249.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 205.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 275-276.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 666-667.
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 872.
  11. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 712.

 

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