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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).

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Contents

      Cache Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 105-106.[1]

  • Area of the County: North end of Cache County, Utah.
  • Headquarters in (town):Not mentioned.
  • Boundaries of stake
  • North – includes portions of Oneida County, Idaho:
    South – Logan Stake, Utah
    East – to the Idaho border
    West – to the mountains


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.


 

  • 1856 – Colony of Saints moved,  into the recently organized Cache County, Utah and made a new settlement
  • 1856 – (September) a settlement was established on the site which is now Wellsville – but in the beginning was called Maughan’s Fort
  • 1858 – This settlement temporarily vacated – this same year many came back as well as new settlers
  • 1877 – Cache Stake of Zion was organized
  • 1884 – All that part of Cache stake within the limits of Idaho was organized as the Oneida Stake, Idaho
  • 1901 – Cache Stake was divided into three stakes, Cache Stake, Utah, Hyrum Stake, Utah, and the Benson Stake, Utah
  • 1920 – Reduction of Cache Stake, when the south part of Logan was organized as the Logan Stake, Utah



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

Benson, Hyde Park, Logan 3rd Logan 4th, Logan 5th, Logan 9th, Logan 10th, North Logan, Clarkston, Mendon, Milliville, Newton, Paradise, Providence, Richmond, Smithfield, Trenton (Brough), Wellsville (all in Cache County, UT)
Clifton, Franklin, Mink Creek, Mound Valley (later Gentile Valley), Oxford, Weston, Worm Creek (later Preston), all in Oneida County, Idaho.

Before the end of the year 1877 the following new wards were organized: Benson, Coveville, in Cache County; Five Mile Creek, later Dayton (Branch), North Lewiston, afterwards Fairview (Branch), in Oneida County, Idaho.


Benson Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 59-60.[2]

Boundaries:
North – Bear River
South - Logan 3rd Ward
East – Hyde Park
West – Bear River (on the northwest) (Logan River on the southwest)

History timeline

  • 1871 - First settled
  • 1877 - Benson Ward is an outgrowth of Hyde Park Ward
  • 1877 - Organized as a new Ward, June 14, 1877

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Hyde Park Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 349.[3]

Boundaries:
North – to Smithfield
South – to north Logan
East – to the mountains
West – to Benson Ward

History timeline

  • 1860 – Settlement started and settled by a few families from Lehi, Utah
  • 1860 – Organized into a branch July 1, 1860
  • 1930 – Total population of the Hyde park Ward was 736 with 140 children

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Logan 3rd Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 440-441.[4]


Boundaries:
North – northwest part of Logan City
South – to 1st North St. (which separates it from Logan 1st and Logan 2nd wards of the Logan Stake)
East – extends to 2nd West St. (separates it from Logan 4th Ward)
West – to the city limits

History timeline

  • 1861 – All saints in Logan consisted of only one ward
  • 1861 – April 14, 1861 Logan was divided into four wards or districts


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Logan 4th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 441.[5]


Boundaries:
North – to 4th North St.
South – to 1st North St.
East – to 3rd East ST. (which separates it from the Logan 9th and 5th wards)
West – to 2nd West St. (which separates it from the Logan 3rd Ward)


History timeline

  • 1861 – Created when Logan was divided into four districts or wards
  • 1877 – Complete organization for the Cache Stake took place
  • 1930 – Ward had 1059 members and 150 children


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Logan 5th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.441-442.[6]

Boundaries:
North – to 6th North St. (separates it from the Logan 10th Ward)
South – to the crest of the hill overlooking the Logan River
East – to the mountains (includes the Agricultural college)
West – to 3rd East Street (which separates it from the Logan 4th and 9th Wards)

History timeline

  • 1861 – Created when Logan was divided into four districts or wards
  • Logan 5th Ward is an outgrowth of the Logan 4th Ward
  • Out of the original Logan 5th Ward have grown what are now Logan 8th ward, Logan 10th Ward and North Logan Ward; also parts of the Logan 4th, 7th, 9th Wards formerly belonged to Logan 5th Ward.


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Logan 9th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.442.[7]


Boundaries:
North – to the city limits
South – to the 4th North St. (which separates it from the Logan 4th Ward)
East – to 3rd East St. (which separates it from the Logan 5th and 10th Wards)
West – to 2nd West St. (which separates it from the Logan 3rd Ward)

History timeline

  • 1930 – new chapel dedicated – situated on the North side of 5th North St. – between 1st and 2nd East St.

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Logan 10th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 143.[8]

Boundaries:
North – from City center to North Logan
South – to 6th North St. (which separates it from the Logan 5th Ward)
East – to the mountains
West – to 3rd East St. (which separates it from the Logan 9th Ward)

History timeline

  • 1917 – Logan 10th Ward was organized from part of the Logan 5th Ward lying north of 6th North St.



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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 105-106.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 59-60.
  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. 440-441.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 441.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 441-442.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 442.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 143.

 

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