Ensign Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches

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Revision as of 03:36, 27 January 2013

Utah Church Records go to Salt Lake County Church Records go to Ensign 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).

  • 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

Ensign Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 231.[1]

  • Area of the County:Northeast part of Salt Lake City, Utah.
  • Headquarters in: For a time after the organization of the stake, a room in the Vermont Building on West South Temple St.; In 1924, headquarters were in the 20th ward building
  • Boundaries of stake: the northeast part of Salt Lake City extending north and east to the mountains, south to 3rd South Street (or Liberty Stake), and west to Main Street.

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.

  • 1904 - Ensign Stake was organized April 1, 1904, from the northeast part of the original Salt Lake Stake and named Ensign because of Ensign Peak lying immediately north of Salt Lake City being within the limits of the new stake.
    • At the time of its organization the stake included only the 11th, 12th, 13th, 18th, 20th, 21st and 27th wards.
  • 1908 - The 12th and 13th wards were amalgamated under the name of the 12th-13th Ward.
  • 1913 - Ensign Ward was organized from all that part of Ensign Stake lying north of 7th Avenue.
  • 1924 - The east parts of the 11th and 27th wards were organized as the University Ward, so named because a part of the University of Utah is within its limits.

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 (1930's)

Ensign, Salt Lake City 11th, 12th-13th, 18th, 20th, 21st, 27th and University.

Ensign Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.231-232.[2]

Boundaries: bounded on the north by the mountains, east by the Salt Lake City cemetery, south by 7th Ave., (or the 18th, 20th and 21st wards), and west by City Creek Canyon.

History timeline

  • 1913 - all those parts of 18th, 20th and 21st wards lying north of 7th Ave. were organized as the Ensign Ward, Aug. 17, 1913.

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Salt Lake City 11th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 747-748.[3]

Boundaries: on the north by South Temple St. (or the 21st and 27th wards), east by 12th East and Elizabeth streets (or University Ward), south by 3rd South St. (or the 33rd and 10th wards), and west by 6th East St. (or the 12th-13th Ward).

History timeline

  • 1849 - one of the nineteen ecclesiastical wards into which Salt Lake City was organized in February, 1849
  • 1904 - Transferred from Salt Lake Stake to newly formed Ensign Stake
  • 1924, September - the east part of the original ward (or all that part lying east of 12th East St.) was transferred to the University Ward

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Salt Lake City 12th-13th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 748.[4]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Salt Lake City 18th Ward

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

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Salt Lake City 20th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[6]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Salt Lake City 21st Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[7]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Salt Lake City 27th Ward

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

Boundaries:

History timeline

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University 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. 231
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 231-232
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 747-748.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 748.
  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. xx-xx.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  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.