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This page includes the boundaries of wards and branches as of about 1930, a timeline history, and how to obtain the records.

Source used for this page: Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.406.

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Contents

Kolob Stake, 1930

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 406.[1]

  • Area of the County:Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in Springville, Utah Co., Utah, the adjacent settlement of Mapleton and the saints residing in Spanish Fork and Clear Creek canyons up to the summit of the Wasatch Mountains.
  • Headquarters in:Springville, Utah.
  • Boundaries of stake:Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in Springville, Utah Co., Utah, the adjacent settlement of Mapleton and the saints residing in Spanish Fork and Clear Creek canyons up to the summit of the Wasatch Mountains.


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.

  • 1924 - The Utah Stake of Zion was divided, and the four Springville wards, the Mapleton Ward, and the Thistle and Soldier Summit branches were separated from the Utah Stake and organized as the Kolob Stake of Zion, on November 23.


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

Springville 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th wards, the Mapleton Ward and the branches of Soldier Summit and Thistle.

Mapleton Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 474-475 .[2]

Boundaries:

Mapleton Ward, Kolob Stake, Utah Co., Utah, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in a fertile farming district locally known as the Union Bench or South Bench, lying immediately south and southeast of Springville, near the mouth of Maple Canyon, and adjacent to the mouth of Spanish Fork Canyon. The ward extends north and south about seven miles and east and west about three miles.

History timeline:

  • 1856 - Settlers opened a farm known as Union Farm, later called Union Branch. Due to maple trees growing in Maple Canyon, name of Mapleton was suggested.
  • 1888 - Mapleton Ward was organized into a separate ward, having previously belonging to Springville, on August 21.

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Springville Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 143.[3]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Soldier Summit Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 159.[4]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Thistle Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 162-63.[5]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 406.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 474-475 .
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 143.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 159.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 162-63.

 

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