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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

Juab Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 379-380.[1]

  • Area of the County: East part of Juab County, Utah
  • Headquarters in: Nephi, Juab Co., Utah, is the seat of Juab County and the headquarters of the Juab Stake of Zion
  • Boundaries of stake:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the east part of Juab County, Utah, except the Tintic Mining District.


History Timeline up to about 1930

  • 1869 - A temporary stake was organized.
  • 1877 - Juab Stake fully organized.

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

Levan, Mona, Nephi Center, Nephi North, and Nephi South.

Levan Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.379 [2]

Boundaries:

It is situated on Chicken Creek, near the west base of the Wasatch Mountains.

History timeline:

  • 1868 - The old Chicken Creek settlement petitioned Church authorities for permission to change their location to the source of Chicken Creek.

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Mona Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 379.[3]

Boundaries:

Situated near the west base of Mount Nebo, seven miles north of Nephi.

History timeline:

  • 1851 - Mona was originally called Clover Creek. The Clover Creek settlement was founded in December, 1851.
  • 1877 - The saints at Mona or Clover Creek belonged to the Nephi Ward until July 1, 1877, when the branch was organized as a ward.

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Nephi Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 379.[4]

Boundaries:

  • Nephi Center Ward is situated on Salt Creek, immediately below the mouth of Salt Creek Canyon and at the west base of the Wasatch Mountains.

  • Nephi North Ward is Located in that part of the city of Nephi lying north of 3rd North St. The ward extends northward into the country districts, or to Mona Ward, east to the mountains, south to the Nephi Center Ward, and west, across the valley, to the mountains on the west.

  • Nephi South Ward consists of all that part of the city of Nephi lying south of 1st South St. It extends to the Nephi Center Ward on the north, to the mountains on the east, and far into the country districts south and west. The boundaries of the Nephi South Ward were made the same as the former Nephi 1st Ward with the exception that one tier of blocks (between Center and 1st South streets) was taken from the Nephi 1st Ward to make a part of the Nephi Center Ward.


History timeline:

  • 1877 - 1914 - (In reference about Nephi South Ward), the city was divided into two wards, namely, the Nephi 1st Ward and the Nephi 2nd Ward, but at a stake conference held Aug. 9, 1914, these two wards were discontinued and Nephi was divided into three wards instead, named respectively the Nephi Ward (in this history called Nephi Center), the Nephi North Ward and the Nephi South Ward.
  • 1914 - The Nephi North Ward came into existence Aug 9, 1914.
  • 1930 - Nephi Center Ward was divided at the close of 1930.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 379-380.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 379.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 379.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 379.

 

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