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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. 588.

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Contents

North Davis Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 588.[1]


  • Area of the County: North Part of Davis County, Utah
  • Headquarters in (town): Kaysville.
  • Boundaries of stake:

Consists (1930) of the Latter-day Saints residing in the north part of Davis County, Utah. The stake extends north to Weber County (or Weber Stake), east to the Wasatch Mountains, south to the South Davis Stake, Utah and west to the Great Salt Lake.


History Timeline up to about 1930

  • 1915 - At a conference of the Davis Stake held at Kaysville June 20, the Davis Stake was divided into two stakes, namely, the North Davis Stake and the South Davis Stake, Utah.

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.

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Wards and Branches

Clearfield, Kaysville, Layton, Sunset, Syracruse, West Layton, West Point

Clearfield Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 146.[2]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the north part of Davis County, Utah. The town of Clearfield is pleasantly located about five miles east of Great Salt Lake, 25 miles north of Salt Lake City and nine miles southwest of Ogden.

History timeline

  • 1907 - At a special meeting held Nov. 3, the Syracuse Ward was divided, and the east part of the same organized as the Clearfield Ward.

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Kaysville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 394-395.[3]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the town of Kaysville, Davis Co., Utah, and vicinity. The center of the ward is about 21 miles north of the Temple Block in Salt Lake City and 16 miles south of the center of Ogden. The ward extends eastward to the mountains and westward to the Great Salt Lake.

History timeline

  • 1851 - Pres. Brigham Young and Heber C. Kimball visited the little settlement and appointed Wm. Kay to preside as Bishop over the saints in the district.
  • 1915 - Kaysville belonged to the Davis Stake of Zion until 1915, when that stake was divided and organized as the North Davis and the South Davis stakes respectively; Kaysville then became part of the North Davis Stake.


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Layton Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 419-420.[4]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the town of Layton and vicinity, in Davis County, Utah. The center of the ward is about 25 miles north of the Temple Block, Salt Lake City, and about 12 miles south from the center of Ogden.

History timeline

  • 1899 - Layton Ward, an outgrowth of Kaysville Ward, was organized Sept. 1.

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Sunset Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 849.[5]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Davis County, Utah, which is bounded on the north by Weber County, east by the South Weber Ward, south by Clearfield Ward, and west by the Oregon Short Line Railroad tracks.

History timeline

  • 1916 - Sunset Ward, an outgrowth of Clinton Ward, was organized July 24.

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Syracuse Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 857-858.[6]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing at Syracuse, a scattered settlement in the center of which is a fruit cannery, located at the end of a spur of the Oregon Short Line Railroad. The village of Syracuse is located on the east shore, of the Great Salt Lake, about 28 miles northwest of Salt Lake City and 12 miles southwest of Ogden, Utah.

History timeline

  • 1895 - Syracuse Ward was organized Dec. 1, from parts of the South Hooper and Kaysville wards.



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West Point Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 941-942.[7]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district in the north part of Davis County, Utah, the western boundary of the ward being the Great Salt Lake.

History timeline

  • 1877 - A ward named South Hooper (which later became West Point Ward) was organized June 26.
  • 1915 - From the time of its organization South Hooper (or West Point) Ward belonged to the Davis Stake of Zion, but when that stake was divided in 1915, it became part of the North Davis Stake.

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West Layton Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 941.[8]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in a scattered condition on their farms on a tract of land lying northwest of Kaysville. The ward borders on the Great Salt Lake on the southwest and is about 26 miles northwest of the Temple Block, Salt Lake City.

History timeline

  • 1895 - West Layton Ward, an outgrowth of Kaysville Ward, was organized Feb. 22.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 588.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 146.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 394-395.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 419-420.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 849.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 857-858.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 941-942.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 941.

 

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