Malad Stake, Idaho LDS Church Wards and Branches

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*:Malad 1st Ward, Malad Stake, Idaho, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the north part of the town of Malad.
 
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*:Malad 2nd Ward, Malad Stake, Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the south part of Malad City, and adjoining country district.
 
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*1901 - Holbrook Branch was organized on June 25.
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Revision as of 21:57, 5 February 2013


Utah Church Records go to Oneida County Church Records go to Malad Stake, Idaho LDS Church Wards and Branches

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.464-465.

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Contents

Malad Stake, 1930

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 464-465.[1]

  • Area of the County: Malad is situated near the north end of Malad Valley, 52 miles north of Brigham City, 72 miles by nearest road north of Ogden, and 108 miles north of Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Headquarters in: Malad City, Idaho.
  • Boundaries of stake:

Comprises a part of Oneida County, Idaho, and a small part of Box Elder County, Utah.



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.

  • 1855 - The first attempt was made to settle Malad Valley.
  • 1858 - The settlement was broken up due to Indian troubles.
  • 1888 - On February 12, the settlements in Malad Valley, which constituted a part of the Box Elder Stake, were now organized into a separate stake called the Malad Stake. Some of the wards in Malad Stake had been in Box Elder Stake, and some of the wards had belonged to the Oneida Stake.


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

Cherry Creek, Daniels, Malad 1st, Malad 2nd, Pleasant View, Portage, Samaria, Saint John, Washakie, Woodruff Wards; and Reynolds, Ridgedale and Wheatland Branches.

Cherry Creek Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 133.[2]

Boundaries:

Cherry Creek Ward, Malad Stake, Oneida Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing on Cherry Creek and vicinity and on both sides of the Malad River, in Malad Valley.


History timeline:

  • 1865 - Cherry Creek was organized as a settlement.
  • 1869 - Cherry Creek Branch was organized on November 14.
  • 1880 - Cherry Creek Ward was organized on October 31.
  • 1891 - Cherry Creek Ward organization was discontinued.The ward now became a branch.
  • 1930 - Cherry Creek was referred to as a ward, on December 31.

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Daniels Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 170.[3]

Boundaries:

Daniels Ward, Malad Stake, Oneida Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the northwest part of Malad Valley. It is a farming country originally known as the head of Malad River. The center of the ward is about 22 miles north of Malad City.


History timeline

  • 1912 - Daniels Ward was organized on September 22, being an outgrowth of the Saint John Ward.

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Malad Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 463-464.[4]

Boundaries:

  • Malad 1st Ward, Malad Stake, Idaho, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the north part of the town of Malad.
  • Malad 2nd Ward, Malad Stake, Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the south part of Malad City, and adjoining country district.



History timeline

  • 1912 - Malad 1st Ward and Malad 2nd Ward were organized on May 26, when the old Malad Ward was divided.

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Pleasant View Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 385.[5]

Boundaries:

Juniper Ward, Curlew Stake, Oneida Co., Idaho, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Curlew Valley which lies between the Black Pine Mountains on the west and Cedar Ridge on the east. The people live in a scattered condition on their respective farms in the north end of Black Pine Valley. The ward extends to the mountains on the east, north and west, and on the south to the open Curlew Valley.

History timeline

  • 1914 - Juniper Branch was organized on July 13.
  • 1916 - Juniper Ward was organized on January 23.

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Portage Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 549-550.[6]

Boundaries:
Mount View Ward, Curlew Stake, Oneida Co., Idaho, consists of Latter-day Saints who live scattered in the extreme north end of Curlew Valley in what is known as the “Sheep Creek Country.” The center of the ward is about 12 miles north of Holbrook, the headquarters of the Curlew Stake, and 25 miles west of Malad, the nearest railroad station.


History timeline

  • 1913 - Buist Branch was organized on September 14.
  • 1915 - The Buist Branch was organized as the Mount View Ward on January 24.

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Reynolds Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 638-639.[7]

Boundaries:


Park Valley Ward, Curlew Stake, Box Elder Co., Utah, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in a district of country known as Park Valley, though it can scarcely be called a valley, as it is a wide open country extending as far south as the salt desert west of Great Salt Lake. Park Valley proper is 30 miles long from east to west and about 15 miles from north to south. It is bounded on the north by the Clear Creek Mountains, east by rolling hills which separate it from Curlew Valley, and west by Terrace Mountains.


History timeline

  • 1871 - Park Valley Branch was organized.
  • 1879 - Park Valley Ward was organized.

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Ridgedale Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 720.[8]

Rosette Ward, Curlew Stake, Box Elder Co., Utah, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in an open valley (a scattered farming settlement). The center of the ward is five miles west of the Park Valley Ward center, and 18 miles northwest of Kelton, the nearest station on the Southern Pacific Railroad. It is also about two miles from the Raft River Mountains and near Pine Canyon Creek.

History timeline

  • 1910 - Rosette Ward was organized as an outgrowth of the Pine Valley Ward on May 22.

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Samaria Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 803 .[9]

Boundaries:

Snowville Ward, Curlew Stake, Box Elder Co., Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Curlew Valley that lies within the limits of Box Elder County. It includes the town of Snowville, which is situated on Deep Creek on the east side of Curlew Valley, 56 miles northwest of Brigham City, the county seat, 28 miles northeast of Kelton on the Southern Pacific Railroad, and 18 miles southeast of Holbrook, the headquarters of the Curlew Stake. The village of Snowville is about l l/2 miles south of the boundary line between Utah and Idaho.

History timeline:

  • 1871 - A settlement was founded in Curlew Valley.
  • 1876 - The Snowville Branch was organized on August 13.
  • 1877 - Snowville Ward was organized on April 19.

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Saint John Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 838-839 .[10]

Boundaries:

Stone Ward, Curlew Stake, Oneida Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district in Curlew Valley. The ward extends from north to south about five miles, the south end being the boundary line between Utah and Idaho.


History timeline:

  • 1902 - Stone Ward was organized on August 10. The original name of what is now Stone Ward was St. Thomas, named in honor of the first settlers. For some time prior to that the saints had constituted a branch of the Snowville Ward.

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Washakie Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 845-846 .[11]

Boundaries:

Summit Ward, Curlew Stake, Oneida Co., Idaho, consisted of the Latter-day Saints residing in a scattered condition on their respective farms in a country elevated about 5,500 feet above sea level. The ward covered the Rim of the Basin which divides the water on the south side (which empties into Great Salt Lake) from those on the north side (which drain into Snake River). The ward extended north and south about six miles, half of it being on the northland, the other haft on the south side of the Rim of the Basin. From east to west the ward extended from mountain to mountain.


History timeline:

  • 1898 - The area was settled.
  • 1913 - A branch, named the Canyon Branch, was organized on June 15.
  • 1915 - Canyon Branch became part of the Curlew Stake, having formerly belonged to Malad Stake.
  • 1915 - Summit Ward was organized on November 15.
  • 1930 - Summit Ward was discontinued on May 18. Twenty-five of the remaining members were transferred to the Mount View Ward, and sixty-one to the Arbon Ward.

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Wheatland Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 845-846 .[12]

Boundaries:

Summit Ward, Curlew Stake, Oneida Co., Idaho, consisted of the Latter-day Saints residing in a scattered condition on their respective farms in a country elevated about 5,500 feet above sea level. The ward covered the Rim of the Basin which divides the water on the south side (which empties into Great Salt Lake) from those on the north side (which drain into Snake River). The ward extended north and south about six miles, half of it being on the northland, the other haft on the south side of the Rim of the Basin. From east to west the ward extended from mountain to mountain.


History timeline:

  • 1898 - The area was settled.
  • 1913 - A branch, named the Canyon Branch, was organized on June 15.
  • 1915 - Canyon Branch became part of the Curlew Stake, having formerly belonged to Malad Stake.
  • 1915 - Summit Ward was organized on November 15.
  • 1930 - Summit Ward was discontinued on May 18. Twenty-five of the remaining members were transferred to the Mount View Ward, and sixty-one to the Arbon Ward.

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Woodruff Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 845-846 .[13]

Boundaries:

Summit Ward, Curlew Stake, Oneida Co., Idaho, consisted of the Latter-day Saints residing in a scattered condition on their respective farms in a country elevated about 5,500 feet above sea level. The ward covered the Rim of the Basin which divides the water on the south side (which empties into Great Salt Lake) from those on the north side (which drain into Snake River). The ward extended north and south about six miles, half of it being on the northland, the other haft on the south side of the Rim of the Basin. From east to west the ward extended from mountain to mountain.


History timeline:

  • 1898 - The area was settled.
  • 1913 - A branch, named the Canyon Branch, was organized on June 15.
  • 1915 - Canyon Branch became part of the Curlew Stake, having formerly belonged to Malad Stake.
  • 1915 - Summit Ward was organized on November 15.
  • 1930 - Summit Ward was discontinued on May 18. Twenty-five of the remaining members were transferred to the Mount View Ward, and sixty-one to the Arbon Ward.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 464-465.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 133.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 170.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 463-464.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 385.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 549-550.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 638-639.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 720.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 803 .
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 838-839 .
  11. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 845-846 .
  12. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 845-846 .
  13. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 845-846 .