Minidoka County, Idaho LDS Church Stakes and Wards

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Contents

Stakes in the county, 1930

  • Minidoka Stake, Idaho[1]
  • Stake Boundaries as of about 1930:The Latter-day Saints residing in Minidoka County, the eastern part of Jerome County, and includes the Jackson Branch in Cassia County, Idaho.
  • Wards, 1930:

Acequia, Eden, Emerson, Hazelton, Heyburn, Paul, Rupert 1st and Rupert 2nd; also Jackson Branch.

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).

Wards and Branches

Acequia Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.3-4.[2]

  • Boundaries:The Latter-day Saints residing at Acequia, a station on the Twin Falls branch of the Oregon Short Line Railroad and in other adjacent parts of the Minidoka project, lying about six miles northeast of Rupert.
  • History timeline
  • 1905 - A Sunday School was organized.
  • 1906 - The Acequia Branch was organized.
  • 1917 - Acequia ward was organized.
  • 1924 - Acequia became part of the Minidoka Stake.
  • Obtain the Records


Eden Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 214.[3]

  • Boundaries:The Latter-day Saints residing at Eden, a station on the Rupert and Bliss branch of the Oregon Short Line Railroad, and in a farming district lying west of Hazelton on the north side of Snake River.
  • History timeline
  • 1917 - By 1917 there was a Branch of the Church in Eden.
  • 1924 - Eden Branch became part of the Minidoka Stake.
  • 1926 - April - 11 - 1926 - Eden Branch was organized as a Ward.
  • Obtain the Records

Emerson Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.225-26.[4]

  • Boundaries:The Latter-day Saints residing in the extreme southwest part of Minidoka County, on a part of the Minidoka Project.
  • History timeline
  • 1917 - The Emerson Branch was organized as a branch of the Heyburn Ward.
  • 1923 - Emerson Branch became an independent branch.
  • 1926 - April - 11 - 1926 - Emerson Ward was organized.
  • Obtain the Records


Hazelton Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 227.[5]

  • Boundaries:The Latter-day Saints residing at Hazelton, a station on the Rupert and Bliss branch of the Oregon Short Line Railroad.
  • History timeline
  • 1917 - July - 8 - 1917 - Hazelton Branch was organized.
  • 1924 - Hazelton Branch became part of the Mimidoka Stake.
  • 1926 - April - 11 - 1926 - Hazelton Ward was organized.
  • Obtain the Records

Heyburn Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 333-334.[6]

  • Boundaries:The Latter-day Saints residing at Heyburn, a station on the Rupert and Twin Falls branch of the Oregon Short Line Railroad. It is situated on the north side of Snake River. The ward extends northward to the Paul and Rupert 2nd and Rupert 3rd wards, and east and south to Snake River.
  • History timeline
  • 1905 - Sept. - 10 - 1905 - The Heyburn Branch was organized.
  • 1910 - June - 10 - 1910 - the Heyburn Ward was organized.
  • 1924 - The Heyburn Ward became part of the Minidoka Stake.

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 Jackson Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 370.[7]

  • Boundaries:The Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district under the Minidoka Project and is the only organization of the Minidoka Stake on the south side of Snake River, but on account of it being nearer to Rupert (the headquarters of Minidoka Stake) than to Burley (the headquarters of Burley Stake), the transfer was made in 1924, when the Minidoka Stake was organized. The center of the branch, where the meeting house stands, is about a mile east and a mile south of Snake River and six miles east northeast of Rupert.
  • History timeline
  • 1909 - The Jackson Branch was organized as part of the Declo Ward.
  • 1917 - The Jackson Branch was reorganized as an independent branch.


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Paul Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.643-44.[8]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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   yy Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.xx-xx.[9]

Boundaries:


History timeline

Obtain the Records

  • List of ____ Ward church and other records at the FamilySearch Library.
  • For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church


 yy Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[10]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 513
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 3-4.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.214.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 225-26.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 227.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.333-334.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 370.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 643-44.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.