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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Desert+Stake+Utah church and other records] for Desert Stake, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*Delta 3nd Ward, Deseret Stake, Millard CO., Utah, consists of the district immediately southeast of the town of Delta.
 
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*1877 - The saints who were resettling Deseret were organized into a branch of the Church. This branch was organized as a ward July 22, 1877.
 
*1877 - The saints who were resettling Deseret were organized into a branch of the Church. This branch was organized as a ward July 22, 1877.
  
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Deseret Ward|corporate|disp=Deseret Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
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*1891 - On March 21, 1891, the Deseret Ward was divided into three wards, namely, Hinckley on the north and Oasis on the south, the center part of the old Deseret Ward continued with the old name.
 
*1891 - On March 21, 1891, the Deseret Ward was divided into three wards, namely, Hinckley on the north and Oasis on the south, the center part of the old Deseret Ward continued with the old name.
  
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Hinckley+Ward+Utah church and other records] for Hinckley Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Leamington+Ward+Utah church and other records] for Leamington Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Lynndyl+Ward+Utah church and other records] for Lynndyl Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Oak+City+Ward+Utah church and other records] for Oak City Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Oasis+Ward+Utah church and other records] for Oasis Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Sugarville+Ward+Utah church and other records] for Sugarville Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Sutherland+Ward+Utah church and other records] for Sutherland Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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Latest revision as of 02:10, 21 March 2013

Utah Church Records go to Millard County Church Records go to Desert Stake, Utah 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).

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Contents

Deseret Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 188-189, see Ancestry Institution..[1]

  • Area of the County: Located on the lower end of the Sevier River.
  • Headquarters in: Headquarters at Delta.
  • Boundaries of stake:

It is situated on the state highway leading from Nephi to Fillmore, about 20 miles southeast of Leamington, and 30 miles northeast of Delta.


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.

  • 1912 - Aug. 11, 1912, the Millard Stake, Utah was divided, and the northeast part was organized as a new stake of Zion, named the Deseret Stake.
  • 1930 - The Deseret Stake in 1930 consisted of twelve fully organized bishop’s wards, namely: Abraham, Delta 1st, Delta 2nd, Delta 3rd, Deseret, Hinckley, Leamington, Lynndyl, Oak City, Oasis, Sugarville and Sutherland.
  • 1861 - DESERET TELEGRAPH COMPANY. The transcontinental, or Overland Telegraph line, passing through Salt Lake City, was completed in October, 1861.
  • 1866 - Oct. 15, 1866, Capt. An ox train of 65 wagons arrived in Great Salt Lake City from Wyoming, Nebraska, bringing 500 miles of wire and insulators for the “Home” telegraph. Soon afterwards, telegraph lines were in operation to the nearby settlements, and on Jan. 15, 1867, the Deseret Telegraph was opened from Salt Lake City to St. George in southern Utah, and in December, 1869, northward, to Franklin, Idaho.
  • 1900 - On Feb. 20, 1900, arrangements for the purchase of the Deseret Telegraph Company’s lines by the Western Union Telegraph Company were completed.

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

Abraham, Delta 1st, Delta 2nd, Delta 3rd, Deseret, Hinckley, Leamington, Lynndyl, Oak City, Oasis, Sugarville and Sutherland.

Abraham Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 3, see Ancestry Institution.[2]

Boundaries:

Located in the great Pahvant Valley, 10 miles northwest of Deseret, and 12 miles northwest of Oasis.

History timeline

  • 1893 - A branch of the Church was organized at Abraham, April 30, 1893, as a part of the Hinckley Ward.
  • 1907 - The ward organization was discontinued May 12,1907.
  • 1909 - On Feb. 2, 1909, the saints at Abraham were organized as a branch of the Hinckley Ward.
  • 1912 - On Dec. 19, 1912, the Abraham Branch was organized as a Bishop’s Ward.

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Delta Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p.179-180.[3]

Boundaries:

  • Delta 1st Ward, Deseret Stake, Millard CO., Utah, is located in the south part of the town of Delta, or that part of said town lying south of Clark St.
  • Delta 2nd Ward, Deseret Stake, Millard CO., Utah, consists of that part of Delta lying north of Clark St.
  • Delta 3nd Ward, Deseret Stake, Millard CO., Utah, consists of the district immediately southeast of the town of Delta.


History timeline

  • 1924 - March 22, 1924, the Delta Ward was divided into two wards, namely, the Delta 1st and 2nd wards.
  • 1918 - Delta 3rd Ward was first organized into a branch of the Church known as South Delta Branch March 24, 1918.

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Deseret Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.505.[4]

Boundaries:

Located in a part of the Pauvant Valley on the Sevier River about 30 miles northeast of the Sevier Lake.

History timeline

  • 1858 - A company of saints was organized for the purpose of settling on the Sevier River.
  • 1868-1874 - Deseret was entirely vacated.
  • 1877 - The saints who were resettling Deseret were organized into a branch of the Church. This branch was organized as a ward July 22, 1877.

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Hinckley Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 337-338.[5]

Boundaries:
Located in a level, open country, lying northwest of Deseret, it being a part of the Pauvant Valley. The center of the ward is about three miles northwest of Deseret, six miles northwest of Oasis, and five miles southwest of Delta.

History timeline

  • 1891 - On March 21, 1891, the Deseret Ward was divided into three wards, namely, Hinckley on the north and Oasis on the south, the center part of the old Deseret Ward continued with the old name.

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Leamington Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 420-421.[6]

Boundaries:

Leamington is 21 miles northeast of Delta and 40 miles southwest of Nephi, Juab Co.

History timeline

  • 1876 - 1876 A branch organization was effected at Leamington, which was named after the city of Leamington in England.

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Lynndyl Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.454-455.[7]

Boundaries:

Lynndyl is situated on the Salt Lake & Los Angeles Railroad, on the Sevier River, 17 miles northeast of Delta, 40 miles north of Fillmore, the county seat, and 87 miles southwest of Provo.

History timeline

  • 1912 - Dec. 22, 1912, the saints in Lynndyl and vicinity were organized as a branch of the Church.
  • 1914 - The Lynndyl Branch was organized as a bishop’s ward March 22, 1914.

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Oak City Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 599.[8]

Boundaries:

Located in a part of Millard County lying 12 miles south of Leamington, 20 miles northwest of Holden, and 12 miles east of Delta, the headquarters of the Deseret Stake.

History timeline

  • 1877 - Oak City was organized as a ward July 22, 1877.

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Oasis Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 602.[9]

Boundaries:

Located in that part of the great Pauvant Valley which lies on the south side of the Sevier River. The center of the ward is the Oasis Railroad Station on the Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad, six miles southwest of Delta, and 35 miles northwest of Fillmore.

History timeline

  • 1891 - March 21, 1891, when Deseret was divided into three wards, the south part of the old Deseret Ward was organized into a separate ward called Oasis.

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Sugarville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 843-844.[10]

Boundaries:

Located in the lower Sevier Valley (a part of the great Pauvant Valley) about 12 miles northwest of Delta. Sugarville Ward is located on a spur of the Los Angeles and Salt Lake Railroad. North the Sugarville Ward extends indefinitely into the desert, east to Delta, south to the Sevier River, and west to the Hinckley Ward.

History timeline

  • 1918 - Jan. 1, 1918, The Sugarville Branch of the Sutherland Ward was made an independent branch.
  • 1919 - l June 29, 1919, The Sugarville Branch was organized as a ward.

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Sutherland Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 850.[11]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district of the great Pauvant Valley, situated on the right, or north, side of the Sevier River.

History timeline

  • 1913 - Branch of the Church was organized Jan. 12.
  • 1914 - This branch was organized into a regular bishop’s ward March 22.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.188-189, see Ancestry Institution.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 3, see Ancestry Institution.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.179-180.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 505.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 337-338.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.420-421.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 454-455.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 599.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.602.
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.843-844.
  11. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 850.

 

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