Ensign Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches

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'''Boundaries:''' on the north by 7th Avenue (or Ensign Ward), east by M St. (or the 27th Ward), south by South Temple St. (or the 11th Ward), and west by H St. (or the 20th Ward).
  
 
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'''History timeline'''  
 
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*1877- an outgrowth of the 20th Ward, and was detached and. organized as a separate ward July 5, 1877
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*1904 - The 21st Ward belonged to Salt Lake Stake until 1904, when Salt Lake Stake was divided, and the ward then became part of the Ensign Stake.
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*1913 - creation of the Ensign Ward in 1913 placed the north boundary at 7th Avenue.
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*1920 - creation of the 27th Ward placed the east boundary on M St.
  
 
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Beaver+Ward+Utah church and other records] for Beaver Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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Revision as of 04:12, 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).

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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. 748-749.[4]

Boundaries: on the north by South Temple St. (or the 18th and 20th wards), east by 6th East St. (or the 11th Ward), south by 3rd South St. (or the 8th and 9th wards), and west by Main St. (or the 14th Ward)

History timeline

  • 1849 - 12th and 13th Wards were among the original nineteen wards of Salt Lake City organized in February, 1849
    • 12th Ward contained nine ten-acre blocks, extending from South Temple to 3rd South St. and from 3rd to 6th East streets
    • 13th Ward was bounded on the north by South Temple St. (or the 18th Ward), east by 3rd East St. (or the 12th Ward), south by 3rd South St. (or the 8th Ward), and west by Main St. (or the 14th Ward).
  • 1904 - part of the Salt Lake Stake of Zion until 1904, when the Ensign Stake was organized
  • 1908 - amalgamation of the 12th Ward and the 13th Ward took place Jan. 28, 1908

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Salt Lake City 18th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 752-753.[5]

Boundaries: on the north by 7th Ave. (or Ensign Ward), east by C St. (or the 20th Ward), south by South Temple St. (or the 12th-13th Ward), and west by Main St. (or the 17th Ward).

History timeline

  • 1849 - one of the original nineteen wards into which Salt Lake City was divided in February, 1849. At the time of its organization the ward extended northward and eastward to the mountains
    • The first permanent settlers in the 18th Ward were Pres. Brigham Young and Elders Heber C. Kimball and Newel K. Whitney who, with their families, were the only residents of the ward for several years.
  • 1856 - all that part of the 18th Ward lying east of Walnut St. (later A St.) was organized as the 20th Ward
  • 1877 - boundary line was changed to Pine St. (C St.), its present boundary.
  • 1904 - 18th Ward belonged to Salt Lake Stake, but when Salt Lake City was divided into four stakes in 1904, the ward became a part of Ensign Stake
  • 1913 - The organization of Ensign Ward in 1913 diminished its northern boundary to 7th Ave.

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Salt Lake City 20th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 753-754.[6]

Boundaries: on the north by 7th Avenue (or Ensign Ward), east by H. St. (or 21st Ward), south by South Temple St. (or the 12th-13th Ward), and west by C St. (or the 18th Ward).

History timeline

  • 1856 - The 20th Ward was organized Oct. 7, 1856, from the east part of the 18th Ward. At the time of its organization its western boundary was Walnut St. (later A St.). North and east the ward extended as far as there were inhabitants.
  • 1877 - On July 6, 1877, the ward was divided and all that part lying east of Maple St. (H St.) organized as the 21st Ward
    • at the same time the west boundary of the 20th Ward was changed to Pine St. (C St.)
  • 1904 - For many years the 20th Ward belonged to the Salt Lake Stake, but in 1904, when Salt Lake City was divided into four stakes, the 20th Ward became part of the Ensign Stake.
  • 1913 - all that part of the 18th, 20th, and 21st wards lying north of 7th Avenue was organized as the Ensign Ward, thus establishing the present boundaries of the 20th Ward.

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Salt Lake City 21st Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 754-755.[7]

Boundaries: on the north by 7th Avenue (or Ensign Ward), east by M St. (or the 27th Ward), south by South Temple St. (or the 11th Ward), and west by H St. (or the 20th Ward).

History timeline

  • 1877- an outgrowth of the 20th Ward, and was detached and. organized as a separate ward July 5, 1877
    • When first organized, its north and east boundaries extended as far as the mountains.
  • 1904 - The 21st Ward belonged to Salt Lake Stake until 1904, when Salt Lake Stake was divided, and the ward then became part of the Ensign Stake.
  • 1913 - creation of the Ensign Ward in 1913 placed the north boundary at 7th Avenue.
  • 1920 - creation of the 27th Ward placed the east boundary on M St.

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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. 748-749.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 752-753.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 753-754.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 754-755.
  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.