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[[Utah Church Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[FamilySearch Wiki:WikiProject Utah Experimental County#Church_Records|Beaver County Church Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] '''Beaver (town), Utah Wards and Branches'''  
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[[Utah Church Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Beaver County, Utah#Churches_and_Religious_Groups|Beaver County Church Records]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] '''Beaver (town), Utah Wards and Branches'''  
  
History (from 1851) and records of church wards and branches in the town of Beaver, Beaver County, Utah. In 1940, Beaver had two wards: Beaver East and Beaver West. Beaver Stake encompassed all of Beaver County.
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=== Church Units and Boundaries as of 1941  ===
  
Source of information: Jenson, Andrew. ''Encyclopedic History of the Church''. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941), p 50-54. Online through [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 BYU Books.] (Free) Text searchable. Also available through Ancestry.com ($).
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Beaver, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches:  
  
=== Boundaries  ===
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*Beaver East Ward: all of the town east of Telegraph Street.  
 
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As of 1940: the town of Beaver, Beaver County, Utah
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*Beaver East Ward: all of the town east of Telegraph Street.
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*Beaver West Ward: all of the town west of Telegraph Street.
 
*Beaver West Ward: all of the town west of Telegraph Street.
  
For changes since 1940, contact (Membership? Church History?)
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'''Stake(s):''' [[Beaver Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Beaver Stake, Utah]]
  
=== History Timeline  ===
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=== Obtain the Records  ===
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Records up to about 1948 are available, usually on microfilm.
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*List of {{FHL|Utah, Beaver, Beaver - Church Records|subject|disp=church records}}{{FHLTopicOnlyLinks}}
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*Check the [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]] for additional records.
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=== History Timeline to 1941 ===
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*1851, January. Pioneers of Parowan, Utah passed through the valley. After that, most travelers from Salt Lake City passed through here to points south.  
 
*1851, January. Pioneers of Parowan, Utah passed through the valley. After that, most travelers from Salt Lake City passed through here to points south.  
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*1869, March 12. Beaver was divided into two wards: Beaver 1st Ward (all of the town West of Telegraph Street) and Beaver 2nd Ward (all of the town East of Telegraph Street).  
 
*1869, March 12. Beaver was divided into two wards: Beaver 1st Ward (all of the town West of Telegraph Street) and Beaver 2nd Ward (all of the town East of Telegraph Street).  
 
*1891, June 30. 1st and 2nd Wards were merged to make the Beaver Ward.  
 
*1891, June 30. 1st and 2nd Wards were merged to make the Beaver Ward.  
*1905, January 22. Beaver Ward was again divided into Beaver East and Beaver West wards. (Both were still in existence in 1940)
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*1905, January 22. Beaver Ward was again divided into Beaver East and Beaver West wards. (Both were still in existence in 1941)
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'''Other History Resources'''<br>
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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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=== Obtain the Records ===
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Records up to about 1948 are available, usually on microfilm.
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*List of {{FHL|Utah, Beaver, Beaver - Church Records|subject|disp=church records}}{{FHLTopicOnlyLinks}}
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=== &nbsp;References ===
*For later records and additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church History Library|Church History Library]]
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Latest revision as of 03:32, 3 January 2013

Utah Church Records go to Beaver County Church Records go to Beaver (town), Utah Wards and Branches

Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p 50-53.

  • 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

Church Units and Boundaries as of 1941

Beaver, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches:

  • Beaver East Ward: all of the town east of Telegraph Street.
  • Beaver West Ward: all of the town west of Telegraph Street.

Stake(s): Beaver Stake, Utah

Obtain the Records

Records up to about 1948 are available, usually on microfilm.

History Timeline to 1941

This timeline (arranged by year) includes events that affected records, record-keeping, and movements of Mormons in this area.

  • 1851, January. Pioneers of Parowan, Utah passed through the valley. After that, most travelers from Salt Lake City passed through here to points south.
  • 1851-1855. Many settlers from Parowan and Cedar City desired to relocate here due to more plentiful water.
  • 1856. A few families were selected from the Parowan Mormon settlement to move to Beaver Valley.
  • 1856, February 10. The Beaver Creek Branch was organized.
  • 1858. A number of settlers came to Beaver Valley when the San Bernardino, California Mormon settlement was broken up.
  • 1869, March 12. Beaver was divided into two wards: Beaver 1st Ward (all of the town West of Telegraph Street) and Beaver 2nd Ward (all of the town East of Telegraph Street).
  • 1891, June 30. 1st and 2nd Wards were merged to make the Beaver Ward.
  • 1905, January 22. Beaver Ward was again divided into Beaver East and Beaver West wards. (Both were still in existence in 1941)


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.

 References


 

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