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Utah Church Records go to Davis County Church Records and Weber County Church Records go to Mount Ogden Stake, 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. 545-546.

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Mount Ogden Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 545-546.[1]

  • Headquarters in (town): Weber County L. D. S. gymnasium building, on the corner of 25th St. and Jefferson Avenue, Ogden.
  • Boundaries of stake: bounded on the north by 24th St., which separates it from the Ogden Stake, Utah and on the east by the mountains. On the south the stake extends to and includes a part of Davis County, Utah, and on the west to Washington Avenue, Ogden, from the southern limits of the city to 28th St., and to Adams Avenue from 28th to 24th streets.


History Timeline up to about 1930

  • 1922 - Mount Ogden Stake was organized from the south part of Weber Stake, Utah May 21.

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

Ogden 5th, Ogden 9th, Ogden 12th, Ogden 14th, Ogden 17th, Ogden 18th, South Weber (in Davis County) and Uintah (partly in Weber and partly in Davis County).

Ogden Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 609-612.[2]

Boundaries:

  • Ogden 5th Ward

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of the city of Ogden which is bounded on the north by 24th St., east by Quincy Avenue (which separates it from the Ogden 12th Ward), south by 27th St. (which separates it from the Ogden 17th and 18th wards) and west by Jefferson Avenue.

  • Ogden 9th Ward

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of the city of Ogden which is bounded on the north by 30th St. (which separates it from the Ogden 18th Ward), east by Madison Avenue (which separates it from the Ogden 17th Ward), south by 34th St. (which separates it from the Ogden 14th Ward), and west by Washington Avenue

  • Ogden 12th Ward

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of the city of Ogden which is bounded on the north by 24th St., east by the mountains, south by 28th St. (which separates it from Ogden 17th Ward), and west by Quincy Avenue (which separates it from the Ogden 5th Ward).

  • Ogden 14th Ward

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of the city of Ogden lying south of 34th St. and east of Washington Avenue. It extends south beyond the corporate limits of the city, taking in the Burch Creek District

  • Ogden 17th Ward

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ogden city which is bounded on the north by 27th and 28th streets, east by the mountains, south by 34th St., and west by Madison Avenue.

  • Ogden 18th Ward

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ogden which is bounded on the north by 27th and 24th streets, east by Jefferson and Madison avenues, south by 30th St., and west by Washington and Adams avenues.

History timeline

  • 1887 - Ogden 5th Ward is an outgrowth of Ogden 4th Ward and was organized May 29.
  • 1909 - Ogden 9th Ward was organized from the east part of the Ogden 1st Ward July 4.
  • 1914 - Ogden 12th Ward was organized from the east part of the Ogden 5th Ward April 19.
  • 1919 - *Ogden 14th Ward was organized from the south part of Ogden 9th Ward April 27.
  • 1924 - Ogden 17th Ward was organized July 20, from parts of the Ogden 5th, 9th and 12th wards.
  • 1924 - Ogden 18th Ward was organized July 20, from a part of the Ogden 2nd Ward, transferred from the Weber Stake and also from parts of the Ogden 5th and 9th wards of the Mount Ogden Stake.

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South Weber Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 819-820.[3]

Boundaries:

south Weber Ward, Mount Ogden Stake, Davis Co., Utah consists of the Latter-day Saints residing on the south side of Weber River. The ward extends north to the Weber County Line and to Weber River, east to the Uintah Ward, south to the East Layton Ward, and west to the Sunset Ward—both in the North Davis Stake of Zion.

History timeline

  • 1853 - First Bishop of the ward, chosen to that position Nov. 11.

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Uintah Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 895-896.[4]

Boundaries:

Uintah Ward, Mount Ogden Stake, Weber Co., Utah consists of the Latter-day Saints residing on both sides of the Weber River, immediately below the mouth of Weber Canyon. The river at this point forms the boundary between Weber County on the north and Davis County on the south, hence the ward contains families of saints residing in both counties, but the majority of them reside on the north side of the river, where the meeting house stands, about a mile below the mouth of Weber Canyon, and also about a mile east of the Uintah railroad station of the Union Pacific Railroad.


History timeline

  • 1852 - Preside over the ecclesiastical affairs at East Weber.
  • 1854 - A fort was erected at East Weber as a protection against Indians. Bishop at South Weber, assumed jurisdiction over all the saints located near the mouth of Weber Canyon on both sides of the river.
  • 1877 - Uintah Ward was organized. (Previous name of the area was Easton and then Deseret.)

Obtain the Records


References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 545-546.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 609-612.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 819-820.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 895-896.

 

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