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Idaho Church Records go to Bear Lake County Church Records go to Montpelier 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.528.

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Contents

Montpelier Stake, 1930

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 528.[1]

  • Area of the County: Bear Lake Valley, Idaho
  • Headquarters in: Montpelier
  • Boundaries of stake:

Montpelier, Montpelier Stake, Bear Lake Co., Idaho, the largest town in Bear Lake Valley.


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.


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

Montpelier 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wards

Montpelier Wards

Montpelier 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wards.

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 529-530 .[2]

  • Montpelier 1st Ward

Boundaries:

Montpelier 1st Ward, Montpelier Stake, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the northwest part of the city of Montpelier, lying north of Main St. and west of Lincoln St.


  • Montpelier 2nd Ward

Boundaries:

Montpelier 2nd Ward, Montpelier Stake, Bear Lake Co., Idaho, consists of that part of the city of Montpelier which lies south of Washington Avenue, or Main St., and east of 7th St., or the southeast part of the city.


  • Montpelier 3rd Ward

Boundaries:

Montpelier 3rd Ward, Montpelier Stake, Bear Lake Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the northeast part of Montpelier and is bounded on the north by the limits of the city, east by the mountains, south by Washington St., or Main St., and west by Lincoln St.


  • Montpelier 4th Ward

Boundaries:

Montpelier 4th Ward consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the southwest part of the city of Montpelier and is bounded on the north by Main St. or Washington Avenue, and east by 7th Street. South and west it extends to the Montpelier city limits.

History timeline:

  • 1874 - First Bishop of the Montpelier Ward.
  • 1909 - The Montpelier 1st Ward dates back to 1909 when the saints in Montpelier were divided into two wards, namely, the Montpelier 1st and Montpelier 2nd wards.
  • 1916 - On Dec. 17, the Montpelier 1st Ward was divided and a new ward created to be known as the Montpelier 3rd Ward, the dividing line to be Lincoln Avenue, running north and south.
  • 1922 - On Oct. 22, the Montpelier 2nd Ward was divided, and the east part of the same organized as the Montpelier 4th Ward.

Obtain the records

References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 528.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 72-73 .

 

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