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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. 591-592.

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North Sevier Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 591-592.[1]

  • Area of the County: Northwest part of Sevier County, Utah
  • Headquarters in (town):Redmond, Utah
  • Boundaries of stake:Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the northwest part of Sevier County, Utah.


History Timeline up to about 1930

  • 1921 - North Sevier Stake was organized by the division of the Sevier Stake into three stakes, namely, North Sevier, South Sevier and Sevier Stake on January 30, 1921.

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

The following named wards were grouped to comprise the North Sevier Stake: Aurora, Redmond, Salina 1st, Salina 2nd, Sigurd and Vermillion. The stake in 1930 consisted of these wards with the exception of Sigurd, which was transferred to the Sevier Stake in 1930.

Aurora Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., (No page number found, but listed in Encyclopedic History of the LDS Church).[2]

Boundaries:

Not given.

History timeline

  • Not given.

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Redmond Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 695.[3]

Boundaries:
Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the Redmond Precinct. The village of Redmond, located half a mile west of the Sevier River, is three miles north of Salina and 22 miles northeast of Richfield, the seat of Sevier County.

History timeline

  • 1877 - Redmond Ward was organized on February 25, 1877.
  • 1921 - Redmond Ward belonged to the Sevier Stake of Zion until 1921, when it became part of the North Sevier Stake.

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Salina Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 738.[4]


Boundaries:

  • Salina 1st Ward, North Sevier Stake, Sevier Co., Utah Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the south part of the town of Salina, or all that part of said town lying south of Main Street. Salina 2nd Ward:Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the north part of the city of Salina, or all that part of the same lying north of Main St.
  • Salina 2nd Ward, North Sevier Stake, Sevier Co., Utah Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the north part of the city of Salina, or all that part of the same lying north of Main St.


History timeline

  • 1911 - Salina Ward was divided into two wards on December 17, 1911, namely, Salina 1st Ward and Salina 2nd Ward.
  • 1921 - Salina 1st Ward belonged to the Sevier Stake of Zion until 1921, when it became part of the North Sevier Stake.

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Sigurd Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 794-795.[5]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing somewhat centrally in Sevier Valley, chiefly on the west side of the Sevier River, in a district of country lying northeast of Richfield and north of Glenwood.

History timeline

  • 1895 - The Vermillion Ward was divided and the south part of the same organized as the Sigurd Ward on February 22, 1895.

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Vermillion Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 910-911.[6]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a scattered condition on the west side of the Sevier River in what is known as the Vermillion Precinct.

History timeline

  • 1876 - Organized as Vermillion Branch in Sevier Stake.
  • 1877 - Organized as Vermillion Ward in Sevier Stake.
  • 1921 - Vermillion Ward became part of the North Sevier Stake.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 591-592.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.

 

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