Fremont County, Idaho LDS Church Stakes and Wards

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Stakes in the county, 1930

FREMONT STAKE OF ZION (formerly Bannock Stake), Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in parts of Madison County and in the south part of Fremont County, Idaho.

Wards and Branches

Archer, Burton, Hibbard, Independence, Lyman, Newdale, Plane, Rexburg 1st, Rexburg 2nd, Rexburg 3rd, Rexburg 4th, Salem, Sugar City and Teton.

Archer Ward

Per Encyclopedic History..., p. 27 .[2]

Boundaries: Part of Snake River Valley through which the south fork of Snake River enters Snake River Valley.

History timeline

  • 1902 - The Lyman Ward of the Fremont Stake was divided and its South part organized as the Archer Ward on March - 2 - 1902.

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Burton Ward

Per Encyclopedic History..., p. 101-102 .[3]


Boundaries: Tract of country lying between the Teton River on the north and the Snake River on the south and between Rexburg on the east and Henry’s Fork of Snake River on the west.

History timeline

  • 1884 - A branch of the church was organized. 1887 - Aug. - 21 - 1887 - The branch was reorganized as a ward.

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Hibbard Ward

Per Encyclopedic History..., p. 334 .[4]

Boundaries: The Latter-day Saints residing on the so-called Teton Island, a delta-shaped island formed by the two forks of Teton River emptying into Snake River at this point. History timeline

  • 1895 - March - 2 - 1895 Organized as an independent branch. 1895 - May - 19 - 1895 - Organized as a ward.

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Independence Ward

Per Encyclopedic History..., p. 358-359 .[5]


Boundaries: The Latter-day Saints residing in a country district a short distance west of Burton Ward, or in a tract of country lying between Teton River on the north and Snake River on the south, and between Rexburg on the east and Henry’s Fork on the west.

History timeline

  • 1902 - March - 23 - 1902 A branch was organized. 1902 - April - 13 - 1902 The branch was organized as a ward.

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Lyman Ward

Per Encyclopedic History..., p. 453 .[6]


Boundaries: The Latter-day Saints residing in the town of Lyman and vicinity, on a stretch of bench land lying between Smith’s Fork and Black’s Fork of Green River. It includes the sites of old Fort Bridger and Fort Supply.

History timeline

  • 1894 - Dec. - 1894 - A branch of the church was organized. 1898 - June - 8 *1898 - The branch was reorganized as a ward.

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Newdale Ward

Per Encyclopedic History..., p. .[7]


Boundaries: The Latter-day Saints residing at Newdale, a station on the Orvin and St. Anthony, branch of the Oregon Short Line Railroad, and vicinity.

History timeline

  • 1915 - A branch of the church was organized called Bowerman Branch. The branch name was changed to Newdale due to the railroad station being called Newdale.
  • 1916 - Dec. - 17 - 1916 - The Newdale Ward was organized.

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Plano Ward (spelled Plane sometimes)

Per Encyclopedic History..., p. 660 .[8]


Boundaries:The Latter-day Saints residing at Plano, a station on the Ucon and St. Anthony branch of the Oregon Short Line Railroad, and vicinity.

History timeline

  • 1895 - Nov. - 3 - 1895 - The Hiatt Ward was organized.
  • 1900 - The name of the ward was changed to Plano Ward.

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Rexburg Wards

Per Encyclopedic History..., p. 699- .[9]



Boundaries:

  • Rexburg 1st Ward: The Latter-day Saints residing in the east part of Rexburg.
  • Rexburg 2nd Ward: The west part of the town of Rexburg and in adjacent country districts.
  • Rexburg 3rd Ward: The southwest part of the town of Rexburg, the west boundary extending to Burton Ward and the south boundary to the Lyman Ward.
  • Rexburg 4th Ward: The southeast part of the town of Rexburg.

History timeline

  • 1887 - Aug. - 21 - 1887 - The Rexburg Ward was divided into the Rexburg 1st., 2nd. & 3rd. Wards.
  • 1925 - Sept.27, 1925, the Rexburg 4th Ward was organized.

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Salem Ward

Per Encyclopedic History..., p. 737-737.[10]


Boundaries': The Latter-day Saints residing on the east half of the so-called Teton Island in Snake River.

History timeline'

  • 1884 - Nov, - 23 - 1884 - The Salem Ward was organized.

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Sugar City Ward

Per Encyclopedic History..., p. 841 .[11]

  • Boundaries: The Latter-day Saints residing at Sugar City, a station on the Idaho Falls, Ashton and West Yellowstone branch of the Oregon Short Line Railroad, and vicinity.

History timeline

  • 1904 - July - 24 - 1904 - The Sugar City Ward was organized.

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Teton Ward

Per Encyclopedic History..., p. 868-869 .[12]


'Boundaries:' A tract of country lying northeast of Rexburg. The Teton townsite is in the Snake River Valley on the south bank of the Teton River, from which stream it takes its name. The little town of Teton is almost on the boundary line between Madison and Fremont counties.

History timeline

  • 1883 - Oct. - 27 - 1883 - The Teton Branch was organized.
  • 1884 - June - 10 - 1884 - The Teton Ward was organized.

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Alpha list of wards in the county

Click on a ward below for records at the FamilySearch Library. For boundaries and a history timeline for a ward, click to the stake in 1930 (list above).

References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 265-267
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 27 .
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 101-102 .
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 334 .
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.358-359 .
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.453 .
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. .
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 660 .
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 699- .
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 737-737 .
  11. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 841 .
  12. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 868-869 .