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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.618-619 .

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Oneida Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930 — see Encyclopedic History..., p.618-619.[1]

  • Area of the County: North part of Franklin County and the South part of Bannock County, Idaho
  • Headquarters in (town): Preston, Franklin County, Idaho
  • Boundaries of stake:

Oneida Stake of Zion consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the north part of Franklin County and the south part of Bannock County, Idaho.


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.

  • 1884 - At a special meeting held at Franklin, Oneida Co., Idaho, June 1, the saints in the Idaho part of Cache Valley, Malad Valley and Gentile Valley were organized into a new stake, called the Oneida Stake of Zion.


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

Banida, Clifton, Dayton, Glencoe, Glendale, Mink Creek, Oxford, Preston 3rd, Preston 4th, Riverdale, Treasureton and Winder.

Banida Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.41 .[2]

Boundaries:

  • Banida Ward, Oneida Stake, Bannock and Franklin Counties, Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district lying east of Oxford and Clifton and north of Winder and west of Treasureton.

History timeline

  • 1910 - At a meeting held at Richfield Oct. 30, parts of the Oxford, Clifton, Winder and Treasureton wards were detached and organized into a new and separate bishop’s ward named Banida.

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Clifton Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.148.[3]

Boundaries:

  • Clifton Ward, Oneida Stake, Franklin Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the village of Clifton, which is beautifully situated at the foot of the mountains on Clifton Creek, one of the affluences of Bear River. The village of Clifton is six miles south of Oxford, 11 miles north of Weston, 13 miles northwest of Preston.

History timeline

  • 1869 - Organized as a branch of the Church.

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Dayton Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.176 .[4]

Boundaries: Dayton Ward, Oneida Stake, Franklin Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Cache Valley lying between Weston and Clifton, on the west side of Bear River. The ward extends north and south about 5 1/2 miles. The mountains form the boundary on the west, the Bear River on the east.

History timeline

  • 1877 - The first presiding Elder at Dayton, presided from 1877 to 1880.
  • 1893 - On Oct. 15, the Dayton Branch, which had hitherto existed as a part of the Weston Ward, was organized as a separate ward called Dayton.

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Glencoe Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.285.[5]

Boundaries: Glencoe Ward, Oneida Stake, Franklin Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district on Mink Creek, near the confluence of that stream with Bear River, and also some families on Bear Creek. The irrigated part of the ward embraces the country lying immediately south of, and sloping towards Mink Creek.

History timeline

  • 1909 - Glencoe is an outgrowth of Mink Creek Ward, of which ward the early settlers of that part of the country now included in the Glencoe Ward were members. But as the Church population on Mink Creek increased, the lower or west part of Mink Creek Ward was organized into a separate bishop’s ward named Glencoe Sept. 26.

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Glendale Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.287 .[6]

Boundaries:

  • Glendale Ward, Oneida Stake, Franklin Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a mountainous district of country lying at the foot of the mountains northeast of Preston. The country included in the boundaries of the ward extends about six miles from east to west and three miles from north to south.

History timeline

  • 1888 - On April 22, the saints who had settled near the mouth of Worm Creek Canyon (about 12 families altogether) were organized as a branch of the Church, called Worm Creek Branch.
  • 1893 - The Worm Creek Branch was organized as a bishop’s ward June 24, and the name was changed to Glendale.

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Mink Creek Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.513-514 .[7]

Boundaries: Mink Creek Ward, Oneida Stake, Franklin Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing on Mink Creek, Strawberry Creek, Birch Creek, Bear Hollow Creek and Station Creek.

History timeline

  • 1876 - The saints on Mink Creek were organized as a branch of the Church Sept. 10.
  • 1877 - This branch was organized as the Mink Creek Ward in May, 1877.

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Oxford Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.626-627.[8]

Boundaries: Oxford Ward, Oneida Stake, Bannock Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the town of Oxford and vicinity. Oxford is a sort of a string town extending south from the village about three miles, and about the same distance north.

History timeline

  • 1868 - The first presiding Elder in the new settlement, having been called from Franklin to preside at Oxford.
  • 1878 - Oxford Ward was created.

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Preston Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p.676.[9]

  • Preston 3rd Ward

Boundaries:

  • Preston 3rd Ward, Oneida Stake, Franklin Co., Idaho, located in the northwest part of the city of Preston and surrounding country. The ward extends north to the Riverdale Ward, east to Main St. in Preston (which separates it from the Preston 4th Ward), south to Oneida St. (which separates it from the Preston 2nd Ward), and west into the country district.

History timeline

  • 1902 - Feb. 3, Preston was divided and organized into four bishop’s wards, viz., the Preston 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th wards.
  • Preston 4th Ward

Boundaries: Preston 4th Ward, Oneida Stake, Franklin Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the northeast part of the city of Preston and in the country districts adjoining it on the north and east. Northward the ward extends to Riverdale, east to Glendale, south to Oneida St. in Preston, and west to State St. or Main St., in Preston.

History timeline

  • 1902 - On Feb. 3, Preston was divided and organized into four bishop’s wards, viz., the Preston 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th wards.

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Riverdale Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.711.[10]

Boundaries:

  • Riverdale Ward, Oneida Stake, Franklin Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing on or near Bear River, north of Preston. The families live in a scattered condition up and down Bear River for a distance of about eight miles, extending from the mouth of Mink Creek to a point two miles below where Battle Creek empties into Bear River.

History timeline

  • 1879 - Organized Oct. 20, as the Riverdale Branch.
  • 1882 - The branch was organized as a ward Nov. 28.

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Treasureton Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.884-885.[11]

Boundaries:

  • Treasureton Ward, Oneida Stake, Franklin Co., Idaho, consists of Latter-day Saints residing on or near Battle Creek, a tributary of Bear River. The ward embraces a district of country extending east and west about six miles and nearly ten miles from north to south.

History timeline

  • 1886 - Treasureton is an outgrowth of Clifton Ward, of which that district of country now included in Treasureton was known as the fifth district of the Oxford Ward.
  • 1892 - On Dec. 11, the Treasureton District was organized as a bishop’s ward.

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Winder Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.955-956.[12]

Boundaries:

  • Winder Ward, Oneida Stake, Franklin Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district situated north of Bear River in the Battle Creek District.

History timeline

  • Winder Ward is an outgrowth of the Preston 3rd Ward, and was organized as a branch of said ward, called the Battle Creek Branch.
  • 1907 - On Nov. 17, the branch was organized as a ward.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p..
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.41.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.148 .
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.176 .
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.285 .
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.287 .
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.513-514 .
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.626-627 .
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.676 .
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.711 .
  11. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.884-885 .
  12. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.955-956 .

 

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