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Utah Church Records go to Summit County Church Records go to Summit 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

Summit Stake

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

  • Area of the County:Located in Summit County, Utah.
  • Headquarters in:Headquarters at Coalville.
  • Boundaries of stake:Not Listed.

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.


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

Cluff, Coalville, Echo, Francis, Henefer, Hoytsville, Kamas, Marion, Oakley, Park City, Peoa, Rockport, Upton, Wanship and Woodland.

Cluff Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.150-151.[2]

Boundaries:

Located on Chalk Creek, above Coalville. The ward is a continuation of the Coalville East Ward, situated 7 1/4 miles east of the Coalville center.

History timeline

  • 1856 - The saints were advised to build a fort and were organized as a branch of the Church in that year.
  • 1889 - Feb. 9, Coalville Ward was divided into three wards, namely, the Coalville East, North and South wards.
  • 1909 - May 2,The name of the ward was changed to Cluff.

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Coalville Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 151-152.[3]

Boundaries:

  • Coalville East Ward, Summit Stake, Summit Co., Utah,is located on Chalk Creek, above Coalville. It is a mining district east of Coalville, known as Spring Hollow. The Coalville East Stake, Summit Co., Utah, consisted of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of the town of Coalville lying north of 1st North St.
  • Coalville North Ward, Summit Stake, Summit Co., Utah, is locate in that part of the town of Coalville lying north of 1st North St.
  • Coalville South Ward, Summit Stake, Summit Co., Utah, consisted of Latter-day Saints residing in the south part of the town of Coalville, or in that part lying south of 1st North St.

History timeline

  • 1885 - Coalville East of the Church had been organized in January, 1885.
  • 1889 - Feb. 9, Coalville Ward was divided into three wards, namely, the Coalville East, North and South wards.
  • 1895 - Coalville North Ward and Coalville South Ward were amalgamated as the Coalville Ward.
  • 1909 - May 2, by John F. Wilde (second term), on this occasion, the name of the Coalville Ward was changed to Cluff Ward.

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Echo Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 214.[4]

Boundaries:
Echo Ward, Summit Stake, Summit Co., Utah, located at the mouth of Echo Canyon, five miles north of Coalville.

History timeline

  • 1873 - A branch of the Church was organized at Echo.
  • 1877 - Echo Branch became a ward in 1877.
  • 1922 - The ward was reduced to a branch.
  • 1928 - Feb. 5, a ward was organization again effected at Echo Ward.

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Francis Ward

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

Boundaries:
Francis Ward, Summit Stake, Summit Co., Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in Rhoad’s Valley (Kamas Prairie) north of the Provo River. The center of the Francis Ward, is located, about 2 1/2 miles south of the center of Kamas.

History timeline

  • 1899 - Francis Ward, an outgrowth of the Woodland Ward, was organized Nov. 11, 1899.
  • 1901 - In November, 1901, the Woodland and Francis wards were transferred from the Wasatch to the Summit Stake.

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Henefer Ward

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

Boundaries:
Henefer Ward, Summit Stake, Summit Co., Utah, the little town of Henefer and surrounding district, are situated on both sides of the Weber River. Henefer is four miles northwest of Echo and nine miles northwest of Coalville, the stake headquarters. History timeline

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yy Ward

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History timeline

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yy Ward

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

Boundaries:

History timeline

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yy Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[9]

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History timeline

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yy Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[10]

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History timeline

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 150-151
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 151-152.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 214.
  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.
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.