Cassia Stake, Idaho LDS Church Wards and Branches

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Idaho go to Cassia County Church Records go to Cassia 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. 119.

  • 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

Cassia Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930 — see Encyclopedic History..., p.119.[1]

  • Area of the County: Located in the south part of Goose Creek Valley, Cassia Co., Idaho.
  • Headquarters in (town):
  • Boundaries of stake:Northward the stake extends to the Burley and Minidoka stakes, east to the Raft River Stake, south to the boundary line between Utah and Idaho (or Box Elder County, Utah), and west to the limits of Cassia County.


History Timeline up to about 1930

  • 1879 - The people were organize into a branch of the Church.
  • 1882 - On Sunday, Sept. 24, the branch was organized as the Cassia Ward of the Box Elder Stake.
  • 1887 - On Nov. 19, the saints residing in the Cassia Ward and vicinity were separated from the Box Elder Stake and organized as the Cassia Stake of Zion. Cassia Stake is the mother of all the other stakes in south and central Idaho, including the Boise Stake, organized Nov. 3, 1913; Raft River Stake, organized April 26, 1915; Twin Falls Stake organized July 26, 1919; Burley Stake organized July 27, 1919; Blaine Stake, organized Aug. 3, 1919, and Minidoka Stake organized May 11, 1924.


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

Basin Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.43-44.[2]

Boundaries:

  • Located in a valley called Spring Basin which is about 4 1/2 miles long and four miles wide.

History timeline

  • 1880 - A branch of the Church was organized May 9.
  • 1882 - In September, 1882, the Oakley Ward was organized, of which Basin then became a branch.
  • 1887 -The organization of Cassia Stake. On Nov. 22, the Spring Basin Branch was organized as a ward.
  • 1892 - Nov. 13, The Basin again became a branch of the Oakley Ward, and thus remained until 1900, but the records of the branch were destroyed by fire.
  • 1900 - On Sept. 23, the Spring Basin Branch was again organized as a ward.


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Marion Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.477.[3]

Boundaries:

  • Located four miles northwest of Oakley on the west side of Goose Creek.

History timeline

  • 1884 - The saints of Marion were organized as a branch of the Oakley Ward.
  • 1887 - In Nov. 21, the branch was organized as a ward. The Marion Branch belonged to the Box Elder Stake until 1887, when the district became part of the Cassia Stake.


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Oakley 1st Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.600.[4]

Boundaries:

  • Located in the south of Adams-Jenkins St., and east of Center St., to the mountains.

History timeline

  • 1901 - On May 26, Oakley Ward was divided into three wards, to be known respectively as the Oakley 1st, the Oakley 2nd, and the Oakley 3rd wards.
  • 1906 - in 1906 that part of the ward lying west of Center St. was organized as the Oakley 4th Ward.

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Oakley 2nd Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[5]

Boundaries:

  • Located in the southwestern part of the town of Oakley. Northward the ward extends to Main Street (or the Oakley 4th Ward), east to Center St., and south and west to the mountains.

History timeline

  • 1901 - On May 26, Oakley Ward was divided into three wards, to be known respectively as the Oakley 1st, the Oakley 2nd and the Oakley 3rd Ward.
  • 1915 -The organization of the Raft River Stake, April 27.

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Oakley 3rd Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.601.[6]

Boundaries:

  • Consists of that part of the town lying north of Jenkins-Adams St.; westward the ward extends to the Marion Ward.

History timeline

  • 1901 - On May 26, 1901, Oakley Ward was divided into three wards, namely, the Oakley 1st, the Oakley 2nd and the Oakley 3rd Ward.
  • 1904-1906 - A brick chapel was erected in the ward at a cost of about $4,000.

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Oakley 4th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 601.[7]

Boundaries:

  • Located in the west part of the town of Oakley. Northward the ward extends to the so-called Jenkins-Adams St. (or the Oakley 3rd Ward), east to Center St. (or the Oakley 1st Ward), south to Main St. (or the Oakley 2nd Ward), and west out into the country district.

History timeline

  • 1906 - Oakley 4th Ward was organized Jan. 21, from the west part of the Oakley 1st Ward


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yy Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.xx-xx.[8]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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yy Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.xx-xx.[9]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.119.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 43-44.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.477.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 600.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 601.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 601.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.