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*Headquarters in: Murray, Utah  
 
*Headquarters in: Murray, Utah  
 
*Boundaries of stake:<br>  
 
*Boundaries of stake:<br>  
**North:the Oquirrh and Grant stakes.  
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**North:the [[Oquirrh Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Oquirrh]] and [[Grant Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Grant]] stakes.  
**South:The East Jordan and West Jordan stakes.  
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**South:The [[East Jordan Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|East Jordan]] and [[West Jordan Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|West Jordan]] stakes.  
 
**East:The Wasatch mountains.  
 
**East:The Wasatch mountains.  
 
**West:The Oquirrh Mountains.
 
**West:The Oquirrh Mountains.
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*1914 - Nov., - 14 - 1914 - Cottonwood Stake was organized.
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*1914 - Nov., - 14 - 1914 - Cottonwood Stake was organized.  
 
*1923 - June - 3 - 1923 - Granger and Hunter Wards were transferred to the new Oquirrh Stake.
 
*1923 - June - 3 - 1923 - Granger and Hunter Wards were transferred to the new Oquirrh Stake.
  
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=== Obtain the Records  ===
 
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Benson+Stake+Utah church and other records] for Benson Stake, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Cottonwood Stake|corporate|disp=Cottonwood Stake}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
=== Wards and Branches  ===
 
=== Wards and Branches  ===
  
Bennion, Brinton (now Cottonwood), Grant, Granger,  Mill Creek, Murray 1st, Murray 2nd, South Cottonwood, Taylorsville (formerly North Jordan), and Winder.  
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Bennion, Brinton (now Cottonwood), Grant, Mill Creek, Murray 1st, Murray 2nd, South Cottonwood, Taylorsville (formerly North Jordan), and Winder.  
  
====Bennion Ward  ====
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==== Bennion Ward  ====
  
 
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 58-59.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 58-59 .</ref><br>  
 
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 58-59.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 58-59 .</ref><br>  
  
'''Boundaries:'''<br><br> 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.
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'''Boundaries:'''<br><br> 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:'''  
 
'''History timeline:'''  
  
*Prior to 1905 - Bennion Ward was an outgrowth of the Taylorsville Ward and formed a district known as South Taylorsville.
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*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.
 
*1905 - Oct., - 15 - 1905 - Bennion Ward was organized.
  
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<br> '''Obtain the records'''
  
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Bennion+Ward+Utah church and other records] for Bennion Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Amalga+Ward+Utah church and other records] for Amalga Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
==== Cottonwood Ward  ====
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==== Cottonwood Ward (Formerly the Brinton Ward) ====
  
 
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 160.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 160.</ref><br>  
 
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 160.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 160.</ref><br>  
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'''Boundaries:''' <br><br>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.  
 
'''Boundaries:''' <br><br>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.  
  
<br> '''History timeline'''  
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'''History timeline'''  
  
 
*1911 - Feb., - 5 - 1911 - Big Cottonwood Ward was disolved and two new wards were organized, viz, Holladay and Brinton Wards.  
 
*1911 - Feb., - 5 - 1911 - Big Cottonwood Ward was disolved and two new wards were organized, viz, Holladay and Brinton Wards.  
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'''Obtain the records'''  
 
'''Obtain the records'''  
  
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Cottonwood+Ward+(Utah) church and other records] for Cottonwood Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Cottonwood Ward|corporate|disp=Cottonwood Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
====Grant Ward  ====
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==== Grant Ward  ====
  
 
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p.298-99.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 298-99.</ref><br>  
 
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p.298-99.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 298-99.</ref><br>  
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'''Boundaries:''' <br><br>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.  
 
'''Boundaries:''' <br><br>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'''
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'''History Timeline:'''  
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'''Obtain the records'''  
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*1900 - Dec., - 16 - 1900 - Grant Ward was orgnized.
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<br> <br> '''Obtain the records'''  
  
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Cornish+Ward+Utah church and other records] for Cornish Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Grant Ward|corporate|disp=Grant Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].<br>
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].<br>
  
==== Coveville Ward  ====
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==== Holladay Ward  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 162-63.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 162-63.</ref><br>  
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 341.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 341.</ref><br>  
  
'''Boundaries:''' <br><br> Coveville Ward district lies between Richmond, Utah, and Franklin, Idaho, its northern boundary being the line between Utah and Idaho. Eastward the ward extends to the mountains, south to Richmond, and west to Cub River. The center of the ward, where the meeting house stands, is about three miles northeast of Richmond, four miles south of Franklin, three miles south of the state line and 16 miles north of Logan.  
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'''Boundaries:''' <br><br>All that part of the old Cottonwood Ward lying north of Big Cottonwood Creek was included in the Holladay Ward.  
  
'''History timeline'''  
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<br> '''History timeline'''  
  
*1871 - Area settled by Robert Gregory and family.  
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*19111 - Feb., - 5 - 1911 - Holladay Ward was organized.
*1877 - Organized as a branch.
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*1882 - Organized as a ward on November 28, 1882.
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'''Obtain the records'''  
 
'''Obtain the records'''  
  
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Coveville+Ward+Utah church and other records] for Coveville Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Holladay|corporate|disp=Holladay Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
==== Lewiston Wards  ====
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==== Murray Wards  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 429-431.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 429-431.</ref><br>  
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 556-57.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 556-57.</ref><br>  
  
'''Boundaries:''' <br>
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'''Boundaries:'''
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:*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.
  
*Lewiston 1st Ward, Benson Stake, Cache Co., Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the northeast part of Lewiston Precinct. The Ward extends northward to the boundary line between Utah and Idaho, east and south to Cub River, and west to Lewiston 2nd and 3rd Wards.
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:*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.
 
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*Lewiston 2nd Ward, Benson Stake, Cache Co., Utah. All the saints in the Lewiston Precinct belonged to the Lewiston Ward until 1907, when the Lewiston Ward was divided into the Lewiston 1st and the Lewiston 2nd Wards.
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*Lewiston 3rd Ward, Benson Stake, Cache co., Utah was organized April 17, 1909, from parts of the Lewiston 1st Ward.
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'''History timeline'''  
 
'''History timeline'''  
 
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*1906 - March - 4 - 1906 - Murray Ward was divided into the Murray 1st. and Murray 2nd. Wards.
*1873 - Organized the Lewiston Branch.
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*1887 - Lewiston was organized as a Ward.
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*1907 - Lewiston was divided into two Wards: the Lewiston 1st Ward and the Lewiston 2nd Ward.  
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*1909 - 1909 Lewiston 3rd Ward was created by the division of Lewiston 1st Ward.
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'''Obtain the records'''  
 
'''Obtain the records'''  
  
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Lewiston+Ward+Utah church and other records] for the Lewiston Wards, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Murray|corporate|disp=Murray wards}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
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==== South Cottonwood Ward  ====
  
==== Smithfield Wards  ====
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 812-13.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 812-13.</ref><br>
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 799-800.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 799-800.</ref><br>
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'''Boundaries:''' South Cottonwood Ward consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a central part of Salt Lake County, bounded on the north by Mill Creek Ward, on the east by Cottonwood Ward, on the south by Union Ward, and on the west by Murray East Ward.  
  
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'''History timeline'''  
  
*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.
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*1849 - The Cottonwood Ward was organized, afterwards changing its name to South Cottonwood.
  
*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.
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*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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*List of {{FHL|Saints. South Cottonwood|corporate|disp=South Cottonwood Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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==== Taylorsville Ward  ====
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 863-64.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 863-64.</ref><br>
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'''Boundaries:''' <br><br>Taylorsville Ward, Cottonwood Stake, Salt Lake Co., Utah, (formerly North Jordan) consists of a farming district lying west of Jordan River somewhat centrally in Salt Lake County, bounded on the north by the Pleasant Green, Hunter and Granger wards, on the east by the Jordan River, on the south by West Jordan Ward, and west by the Oquirrh Range of Mountains.  
  
 
'''History timeline'''  
 
'''History timeline'''  
  
*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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*1859 - The North Jordan Branch was organized.  
*1927 - First meeting held in new chapel, July 18, 1927.
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*1877 - June - 17 - 1877 - The North Jordan Branch was organized as the North Jordan Ward.  
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*1877 - 1930 - Sometime during that time span the name was changed to Taylorsville Ward.
  
 
'''Obtain the records'''  
 
'''Obtain the records'''  
  
*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 {{FHL|Saints. Taylorsville|corporate|disp=Taylorsville}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
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==== Winder Ward  ====
  
==== Trenton Ward  ====
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 955-56.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 955-56.</ref><br>
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 885.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 885.</ref><br>
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'''Boundaries:''' Winder Ward, Cottonwood Stake, Salt Lake Co., Utah, embraces a farming district lying in the east central part of Salt Lake County, extending north to the Highland Park Ward, east to 23rd East St., south (part of the way) to 45th South St., and west to 10th East St. The ward house is situated on the west side of Highland Drive.  
 
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'''Boundaries:''' <br><br> 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.  
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'''History timeline'''  
 
'''History timeline'''  
  
*1871 - A Branch of the Church was organized by 1871.  
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*1904 - Jan., - 31 - 1904 - Winder Ward was organized
*1901 - Trenton Ward belonged to the [[Cache Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Cache Stake, Utah]] until 1901, since which it has constituted a part of the Benson Stake.
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'''Obtain the records'''  
 
'''Obtain the records'''  
 
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Winder|corporate|disp=Winder Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Trenton+Ward+Utah church and other records] for Trenton Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
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Latest revision as of 19:37, 7 May 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.

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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:


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, 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 (Formerly the Brinton 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 Wards

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

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South Cottonwood Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 812-13.[7]

Boundaries: South Cottonwood Ward consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a central part of Salt Lake County, bounded on the north by Mill Creek Ward, on the east by Cottonwood Ward, on the south by Union Ward, and on the west by Murray East Ward.

History timeline

  • 1849 - The Cottonwood Ward was organized, afterwards changing its name to South Cottonwood.

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Taylorsville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 863-64.[8]

Boundaries:

Taylorsville Ward, Cottonwood Stake, Salt Lake Co., Utah, (formerly North Jordan) consists of a farming district lying west of Jordan River somewhat centrally in Salt Lake County, bounded on the north by the Pleasant Green, Hunter and Granger wards, on the east by the Jordan River, on the south by West Jordan Ward, and west by the Oquirrh Range of Mountains.

History timeline

  • 1859 - The North Jordan Branch was organized.
  • 1877 - June - 17 - 1877 - The North Jordan Branch was organized as the North Jordan Ward.
  • 1877 - 1930 - Sometime during that time span the name was changed to Taylorsville Ward.

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Winder Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 955-56.[9]

Boundaries: Winder Ward, Cottonwood Stake, Salt Lake Co., Utah, embraces a farming district lying in the east central part of Salt Lake County, extending north to the Highland Park Ward, east to 23rd East St., south (part of the way) to 45th South St., and west to 10th East St. The ward house is situated on the west side of Highland Drive.

History timeline

  • 1904 - Jan., - 31 - 1904 - Winder Ward was organized

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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.
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