Cottonwood Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches

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'''Boundaries:'''<br><br>Murray 2nd Ward, Cottonwood Stake, Salt Lake Co., Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the west part of the city of Murray, or all that part of the country bounded on the north by Miller Ward, on the east by the Oregon Short Line Railroad tracks, on the south by the Grant Ward, and on the west by the Jordan River. 
  
*Smithfield 1st Ward, Benson Stake, consists of that part of the city of Smithfield in Cache County, Utah, lying north of Summit Creek, extending to the mountains on the east, to the Smithfield 3rd Ward on the south, and to the Smithfield 2nd Ward on the west.
 
 
*Smithfield 2nd Ward, Benson Stake, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the southwest part of the city of Smithfield, or that part of said city lying south of Summit Creek and west of Main St. Southward the ward extends to Hyde Park and westward to Bear River.
 
 
*Smithfield 3rd Ward, Benson Stake, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the southeast part of the city of Smithfield, Cache Co., Utah. It is separated on the north from the Smithfield 1st Ward by Summit Creek. Eastward it extends to the mountains and Southward to the Hyde Park Ward. The main street of Smithfield separates it from the Smithfield 2nd Ward on the west.
 
  
 
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*1926 - The Smithfield 3rd Ward came into existence Feb. 21, 1926, when the Smithfield 2nd Ward was divided, and that part of the city of Smithfield lying south of Summit Creek and east of Main St. and 1st West St., and extending to the boundary of Smithfield Precinct on the south and the mountains on the east was organized as the Smithfield 3rd Ward.
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1906 - March - 4 - 1906 - The Murray Ward was divided into the Murray 1st and Murray 2nd Wards.
*1927 - First meeting held in new chapel, July 18, 1927.
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Smithfield+Ward+Utah church and other records] for Smithfield Wards, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Murray 2nd+Ward+Utah church and other records] for Murray 2nd Ward Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
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Revision as of 17:38, 14 February 2013

Utah Church Records go to Salt Lake County Church Records go to Cottonwood Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches

This page includes the boundaries of wards and branches as of about 1930, a timeline history, and how to obtain the records.

Source used for this page: Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.159-60.

  • 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

Cottonwood Stake, 1930

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 159-60.[1]

  • Area of the County: The southern part of the Southwest corner of Salt Lake County
  • Headquarters in: Murray, Utah
  • Boundaries of stake:
    • North:the Oquirrh and Grant stakes.
    • South:The East Jordan and West Jordan stakes.
    • East:The Wasatch mountains.
    • West:The Oquirrh 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.

  • 1914 - Nov., - 14 - 1914 - Cottonwood Stake was organized.
  • 1923 - June - 3 - 1923 - Granger and Hunter Wards were transferred to the new Oquirrh Stake.


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

Bennion, Brinton (now Cottonwood), Grant, Granger, Mill Creek, Murray 1st, Murray 2nd, South Cottonwood, Taylorsville (formerly North Jordan), and Winder.

Bennion Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 58-59.[2]

Boundaries:

Bennion Ward, Cottonwood Stake, consists of that part of Salt Lake County, Utah, which is bounded on the north by Taylorsville Ward, on the east by the Jordan River, on the south by West Jordan Ward, and on the west by the Oquirrh Mountains.

History timeline:

  • Prior to 1905 - Bennion Ward was an outgrowth of the Taylorsville Ward and formed a district known as South Taylorsville.
  • 1905 - Oct., - 15 - 1905 - Bennion Ward was organized.


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Cottonwood Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 160.[3]

Boundaries:

Cottonwood Ward, Cottonwood Stake, Salt Lake Co., Utah, consists of the west part of the original Big Cottonwood Ward, being bounded on the north and east by the Holladay Ward, on the south by the Butler Ward (in the East Jordan Stake) and on the west by South Cottonwood Ward. The ward meeting house is situated a short distance south of Big Cottonwood Creek, about ten miles southeast of Salt Lake City.


History timeline

  • 1911 - Feb., - 5 - 1911 - Big Cottonwood Ward was disolved and two new wards were organized, viz, Holladay and Brinton Wards.
  • 1928 - Jan., - 8- 1928 - Brinton Ward changed its name to Cottonwood Ward.

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Grant Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.298-99.[4]

Boundaries:

Grant Ward, Cottonwood Stake, with boundaries as follows: Commencing at a point on the south line of the South Cottonwood Ward, 46 rods east of the east line of State Street, and running thence north parallel to and 46 rods from State St. to Simper or McMillan St., thence west to State St., thence north to the street known as Eddins St., thence west on said street to the Jordan River, thence south along said river to the south boundary of the former South Cottonwood Ward, thence east along said south boundary to State St., thence north on State St. to a point west of the place of beginning, and thence east to the place of beginning.

History Timeline:

  • 1900 - Dec., - 16 - 1900 - Grant Ward was orgnized.



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Holladay Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 341.[5]

Boundaries:

All that part of the old Cottonwood Ward lying north of Big Cottonwood Creek was included in the Holladay Ward.


History timeline

  • 19111 - Feb., - 5 - 1911 - Holladay Ward was organized.

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Murray 1st Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 556-57.[6]

Boundaries:

Murray 1st Ward, Cottonwood Stake, Salt Lake Co., Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the east part of the city of Murray extending north to Mill Creek Ward, east to South Cottonwood Ward, south to Grant Ward, and west to the Oregon Short Line Railroad tracks west of State St.

History timeline

  • 1906 - March - 4 - 1906 - Murray Ward was divided into the Murray 1st. and Murray 2nd. Wards.


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Murray 2nd Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 557.[7]

Boundaries:

Murray 2nd Ward, Cottonwood Stake, Salt Lake Co., Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the west part of the city of Murray, or all that part of the country bounded on the north by Miller Ward, on the east by the Oregon Short Line Railroad tracks, on the south by the Grant Ward, and on the west by the Jordan River.


History timeline

1906 - March - 4 - 1906 - The Murray Ward was divided into the Murray 1st and Murray 2nd Wards. Obtain the records


Trenton Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 885.[8]

Boundaries:

Trenton Ward, Benson Stake, Cache Co., Utah, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district in Cache Valley, Utah. Northward the ward extends to the Cornish Ward, east to Bear River, south to the Newton Ward, and west to the Clarkston Ward.

History timeline

  • 1871 - A Branch of the Church was organized by 1871.
  • 1901 - Trenton Ward belonged to the Cache Stake, Utah until 1901, since which it has constituted a part of the Benson Stake.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 159-60.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 58-59 .
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 160.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 298-99.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 341.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 556-57.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 557.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 885.