Pioneer Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches

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Brighton Ward Pioneer Stake, Salt Lake Co., Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Salt Lake City and vicinity which is bounded on the north by South Temple St. (or Center Ward), east by Orange St. (or 32nd Ward, Poplar Grove and Cannon wards), south by 21st South St. (or the Granger Ward), and west by the Hunter Ward of [[Oquirrh Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Oquirrh Stake]].  
 
Brighton Ward Pioneer Stake, Salt Lake Co., Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Salt Lake City and vicinity which is bounded on the north by South Temple St. (or Center Ward), east by Orange St. (or 32nd Ward, Poplar Grove and Cannon wards), south by 21st South St. (or the Granger Ward), and west by the Hunter Ward of [[Oquirrh Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Oquirrh Stake]].  
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*1867 - It embraced all the country in Salt Lake County lying west of the Jordan River north of North Jordan, and it is interesting to note that from this parent ward (Brighton) the following wards have been organized: Pleasant Green, North Point, Center, Cannon, Salt Lake City 32nd (East Brighton), Poplar Grove, Garfield and Magna.
 
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Revision as of 16:43, 16 February 2013

Utah Church Records go to Salt Lake County Church Records go to Pioneer 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. 657-658.

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Contents

Pioneer Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p.657-658.[1]

  • Area of the County: Southwest part of Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Headquarters in (town):
  • Boundaries of stake:

Pioneer Stake of Zion consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the southwest part of Salt Lake City, Utah, extending north to 3rd South St. (or Salt Lake Stake), east to East Temple St. (or Liberty Stake), south to 13th South St. as far west as the Denver & Rio Grande Railway tracks, and (further west) to 21st South St. (or Grant Stake), and west to the Oquirrh Stake.

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.

  • 1904 - Pioneer Stake was organized March 24, 1904, from the southwest part of Salt Lake Stake, including the Salt Lake City 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 25th, 26th and 30th wards; also the adjacent Cannon Ward and Brighton and Pleasant Green wards.
  • 1904 - The name of the stake was suggested on account of Pioneer Square, the place where the Utah pioneers first settled when they entered Great Salt Lake Valley, being within the stake boundaries.


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

Salt Lake City 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 25th, 26th, 30th 32nd Wards, Brighton Ward, Cannon Ward, Popular Grove Ward, Mexican Branch.

Salt Lake City 4th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.743.[2]

Boundaries:


History timeline

  • 1904 - The 4th Ward from the time of its organization until 1904 belonged to the , when it was transferred to the newly organized Pioneer Stake, to which it belonged in 1930.
  • 1930 - The 4th Ward, Salt Lake Stake, was transferred to the newly organized Pioneer Stake, to which it belonged in 1930.
  • 1849 - The 4th Ward was one of the original nineteen wards of Salt Lake City organized Feb. 22, 1849.
  • 1875 - For a few months in 1875 the 4th and 7th wards were amalgamated, but the change did not prove satisfactory.
  • 1875 - The 4th and 7th wards were briefly combined.


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Salt Lake City 5th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 743-744.[3]

Boundaries:

Salt Lake , Pioneer Stake, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Salt Lake City which is bounded on the north by 6th South St. (or the 6th-7th Ward), on the east by 2nd West St. (or the 4th and 30th wards), on the south by Brooklyn and Aspen avenues (or the 30th Ward), on the west by 6th West St. (or the 26th and Cannon wards).

The boundaries of the 5th Ward were defined on Feb. 22, 1849, when Salt Lake City was organized into nineteen wards, but, owing to the fact that there were only a few scattered settlers in the district, no ecclesiastical organization was effected until 1853.


History timeline

  • 1853 - There were only a few scattered settlers in the district, no ecclesiastical organization was effected until 1853.
  • 1860 - In 1860 the 5th Ward was attached to the 6th Ward.
  • 1877 - In 1877 the ward was again reorganized and meetings.
  • 1904 - Salt Lake City 5th Ward belonged to the Salt Lake Stake from the time of its organization until 1904, when it was transferred to the newly organized Pioneer Stake, to which it still belongs.


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Salt Lake City 6th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.744-745[4]

Boundaries:

Salt Lake City 6th Ward consisted of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of the city bounded on the north by 3rd South St. (or the 15th Ward), east by 2nd West St. (or the 7th Ward), south by 6th South St. (or the 5th Ward), and west by the Jordan River.


History timeline

  • 1922 - On Nov. 12, 1922, the 6th and 7th wards were amalgamated under the name of 6th-7th Ward.
  • 1849 - The Salt lake City 6th Ward, Pioneer Stake, one of the original nineteen wards of Salt Lake City, was organized Feb. 22, 1849.
  • 1860 - In 1860 the 5th Ward was attached to the 6th Ward and so remained until *1877 - 1877, when the 5th and 6th wards again functioned separately.

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Salt Lake City 7th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 746.[5]

Boundaries:

Salt Lake City 7th Ward, Pioneer Stake, consisted of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Salt Lake City bounded on the north by 3rd South St. (or the 14th Ward), east by East Temple St. (or the 8th Ward), south by 6th South St. (or the 4th Ward), and west by 2nd West St. (or the 6th Ward).


History timeline

  • 1849 - The 7th Ward, one of the original nineteen Wards of Salt Lake City, was organized Feb. 22, 1849.
  • 1904 - The 7th Ward belonged to the Salt Lake Stake from the time of its organization until 1904, when it became a part of the newly organized Pioneer Stake.
  • 1922 - On Nov. 12, 1922, the 6th and 7th wards were amalgamated under the name of 6th-7th Ward.

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Salt Lake City 25th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 756-757.[6]

Boundaries:

Salt Lake City 25th Ward, Pioneer Stake, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Salt Lake City which is bounded on the north by 3rd South St. (or the 15th Ward), east by 6th West St. (or the 6th-7th Ward), south by 6th South St. (or the 26th Ward), and west by the Jordan River.


History timeline

  • 1902 - Jan. 11, 1902, the 6th Ward was separated from the parent ward and organized as the 25th Ward.
  • 1904 - When the Pioneer Stake was organized in 1904, the 25th Ward was transferred from the Salt Lake Stake to the Pioneer Stake.

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Salt Lake City 26th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 757.[7]

Boundaries:

Salt Lake Cith 26th Ward, Pioneer Stake, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Salt Lake City which is bounded on the north by 6th South St. (or the 25th Ward), east by 6th West St. (or the 5th Ward), south by 9th South St. (or Cannon Ward), and west by the Jordan River (or Poplar Grove Ward).

History timeline

  • 1901 - At a special meeting held Dec. 29, 1901, the west part of the 5th Ward was separated from the parent ward and organized as the Riverside Ward.
  • 1904 - Four years later (1904) the name was changed to Salt Lake City 26th Ward.

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Salt Lake City 30th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.758.[8]

Boundaries:

Salt Lake City 30th Ward, Pioneer Stake, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Salt Lake City, Utah, which is bounded on the north by 9th South St. (or the 4th Ward), east by East Temple St. (or an extension of the 3rd Ward), south by 13th South St. (or Jefferson Ward), and west by 2nd West and 4th West streets (or the 5th Ward).


History timeline

  • 1898 - A branch of the Church was organized Dec. 4, 1898 (known as the 4th Ward Branch).
  • 1902 - On Feb. 16th, 1902, this district was organized as the Salt Lake City 30th Ward.
  • 1904 - When the ward was organized in 1902 it belonged to the Salt Lake Stake of Zion, but in 1904 it was transferred to the newly organized Pioneer Stake.

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Salt Lake City 32th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.759.[9]

Boundaries:

Salt Lake 32nd Ward, Pioneer Stake, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Salt Lake City, Utah, which is bounded on the north by South Temple St. (or Center Ward), east by the Jordan River (or the 15th and 25th wards),. south by 6th South St. (or Poplar Grove Ward), and west by Orange St., or the Brighton Ward.


History timeline

  • 1902 - On May 18, 1902, the east part of Brighton Ward was organized as the 32nd Ward.
  • 1904 - When first organized in 1902, the 32nd Ward belonged to Salt Lake Stake, but in 1904 it was transferred to the newly organized Pioneer Stake.


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Brighton Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 91.[10]

Boundaries:

Brighton Ward Pioneer Stake, Salt Lake Co., Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Salt Lake City and vicinity which is bounded on the north by South Temple St. (or Center Ward), east by Orange St. (or 32nd Ward, Poplar Grove and Cannon wards), south by 21st South St. (or the Granger Ward), and west by the Hunter Ward of Oquirrh Stake.

History timeline

  • 1867 - A meeting was held Feb. 24, 1867, in the home of Wm. Camp, attended by Apostle George A. Smith and other brethren, when a ward named Brighton was organized.
  • 1867 - It embraced all the country in Salt Lake County lying west of the Jordan River north of North Jordan, and it is interesting to note that from this parent ward (Brighton) the following wards have been organized: Pleasant Green, North Point, Center, Cannon, Salt Lake City 32nd (East Brighton), Poplar Grove, Garfield and Magna.
  • 1902 - On May 18, 1902, the east part of Brighton Ward was organized as the 32nd Ward.

1904 - For many years Brighton belonged to the Salt Lake Stake, but was in 1904 transferred to the newly organized Pioneer Stake.


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Cannon Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.114.[11]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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Popular Grove Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.670.[12]

Boundaries:


History timeline

  • 1908 - On Dec. 23, 1908, Poplar Grove Ward was organized from parts of Cannon, Brighton and Salt Lake City 26th wards.


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Mexican Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p.658.[13]

Boundaries:

The boundaries were the Pioneer Stake.

History timeline

  • 1925 - A number of Mexican saints having settled in Pioneer Stake, the Mexican Branch was organized April 19, 1925.


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yy Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.xx-xx.[14]

Boundaries:

History timeline


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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.657-658.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 743.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.743-744.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 744-745.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 746.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 756-757.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 757.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 758.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 759.
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 91.
  11. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 114.
  12. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 670.
  13. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 658.
  14. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.