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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.

Beaver Ward

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

Boundaries:


History timeline


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Bothwell Ward

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

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Centerdale Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 275-276.[4]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Deweyville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 192-193.[5]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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East Garland Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 205.[6]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Elwood Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 224.[7]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Fielding Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 249.[8]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Garland Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 275-276.[9]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Howell Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 275-276.[10]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Penrose Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 275-276.[11]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Plymouth Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 666-667.[12]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Riverside Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 712.[13]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Thatcher Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 872.[14]

Boundaries:

Thatcher Ward, Bear River Stake, Box Elder Co., Utah, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the west part of the so-called Bear River Flat or Bear River Valley. The ward is bounded on the north by the Bothwell Ward, east by the Tremonton Ward, south by the Penrose Ward, and west by the mountains. The center of the ward, where the meeting house and school house stand, is about 11 miles southwest of Garland, 12 miles northwest of Bear River City, and 22 miles northwest of Brigham City.

History timeline

  • 1896 - A Sunday school was organized in the neighborhood July 5, and a branch, called the West Side Branch of the Bothwell Ward, was also organized.
  • 1902 - This branch was organized in the fall of 1902 as the Thatcher Ward.

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Tremonton Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 895.[15]

Boundaries:

Tremonton Ward, Bear River Stake, Box Elder Co., Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Bear River Valley which is bounded on the north by the Garland Ward, on the east by Bear River, on the south by Elwood Ward and on the west by the Bothwell and Thatcher wards.

History timeline

  • 1914 - The Tremonton Ward dates back to Dec. 13, when it was organized from the north part of the Elwood Ward,

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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. 275-276.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 192-193.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 205.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 224.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 249.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 275-276.
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 275-276.
  11. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 275-276.
  12. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 666-667.
  13. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 712.
  14. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 872.
  15. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 895.

 

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