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Utah Church Records go to Daggett County Church Records and Sweetwater County Church Records and Uinta County Church Records go to Lyman Stake, Wyoming and 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). p.452

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Contents

Lyman Stake, 1930

Stake boundaries as of about 1930 SeeEncyclopedic History..., p.452.[1]

  • Area of the County: Entire county.
  • Headquarters: Lyman, Uinta Co., Wyoming.
  • Boundaries of stake:
    All of Daggett County, Utah.
    and all or part of Uinta and Sweetwater Counties, Wyoming.


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.

  • 1926 - July - 18 - 1926 - Lyman Stake of Zion was organized.


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.

     Obtain the Records

Wards and Branches

Green River, Lyman, Manila, McKinnon, Millburne, Mountian View,  Rock  Springs and Winton Branch.

 Green River Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 303 .[2]

Boundaries:

Green River Ward, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the railroad town of Green River, Sweetwater Co., Wyoming.

History timeline

  • 1923 - February -25- 1923 - Organized as a branch in the Woodruff Stake.
  • 1926 -June- 20 - 1926 - Organized as a ward in the new Lyman Stake of Zion.

Obtain the Records

 Lyman Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 453 .[3]

Boundaries:

Lyman Ward consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the town of Lyman, Uinta Co., Wyoming and vicinity, on a stretch of bench land lying between Smith’s Fork and Black’s Fork of Green River.

History timeline

  • 1894 - December-Organized as a branch.
  • 1897 - A Sunday School was organized.
  • 1898 - June -8- 1898 - organized as a ward.

Obtain the Records

 Manila Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 470.[4]

Boundaries:

Manila Ward consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in Daggett County, Utah. The village of Manila is the center of the ward, which consists of a farming district situated in the Lucern Valley, about one-fourth mile west of the Wyoming line. The township of Manila slopes gently towards the southeast and the village is six miles west of Henry’s Fork, ten miles west of Green River, 50 miles south of Green River City on the Union Pacific Railroad, and about 60 miles southeast of Lyman, the headquarters of the Lyman Stake.

History timeline

  • 1898-LDS Church meetings began.
  • 1899-August-13- 1899 - Branch was organized.
  • 1904-October- 1904 - Manila Ward was organized.

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 McKinnon Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 457.[5]

Boundaries:

McKinnon Ward, Daggett Co., Utah consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district situated at the base of the Uintah Mountains, extending from Daggett County, Utah, into Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The center of the ward is in Daggett County, about ten miles west of Manila, Utah, 25 miles southeast of Lone Tree, Wyoming, and about 55 miles southeast of Lyman, Wyoming, the headquarters of the Lyman Stake of Zion.

History timeline

  • 1919 - September - 14 - 1919 - Mountian Home Branch in Woodruff Stake was organized.
  • 1921 - June - 31 - 1921 - Reorganized as McKinnon Ward.


Obtain the Records

  Millburne Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 505.[6]

Boundaries:

Millburne, Uinta Co., Wyoming as a settlement, originally called the Bridger Butte Branch, dates back to 1898, when a few families of Latter-day Saints, who were looking for localities in which to make homes, settled in that part of Wyoming lying southwest of old Fort Bridger and near the base of the Bridger Butte.

History timeline

  • 1898 - September - 8 - 1898 - Bridger Butte Branch was organized.
  • 1904 - About when name was changed from Bridger Butte to Millburne.
  • 1908 - May - 3 - 1908 - Millburne Branch reorganized as Millburne Ward.

Obtain the Records

  Mountian View Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 553.[7]

Boundaries:

Mountain View Branch, Uinta Co., Wyoming consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district on Smith’s Fork of Green River. The center of the branch is the village of Mountain View, which is situated about six miles southwest of Lyman, the headquarters of the stake.

History timeline

  • 1899-November-6- 1899 - LDS Sunday School was organized
  • 1903-September-10- 1903 - Mountian View Branch was organized
  • 1910-Branch was disorganized, part going to the Lyman Ward and part going to the Millburne Ward
  • 1925 Mountian View Branch was reorganized

Obtain the Records


 Rock Springs Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 715 .[8]

Boundaries:

Not given

History timeline:

  • 1869-Branch was organized.
  • 1875-April-18-1875 - more complete branch was organized.
  • 1887-An LDS meeting house was built.
  • 1892-May-16- 1892 - Rock Springs Branch organized as the Rock Springs Ward.

Obtain the Records

 Winton Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p957.[9]

Boundaries:

Winton Branch, Sweetwater Co., Wyoming consisted of a few families of Latter-day Saints residing in the coal-mining camp of Winton, situated about 15 miles north of Rock Springs

History timeline
Not given

Obtain the Records


  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 452.
  2. UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 303 .
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.453.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 470 .
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 457.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 505.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p553.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 715 .
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 957.


 

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