Roosevelt Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches

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'''Boundaries:''' <br> Cederview Ward, Roosevelt Stake, Duchesne Co., Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a tract of country lying northwest of Roosevelt. The townsite of Cedarview is about seven miles northwest of Roosevelt, the headquarters of the stake, and seven miles south of Neola. The meeting house, a frame building, is located on the townsite and nearly all the people in the district are members of the Church.  
CEDARVIEW WARD, Roosevelt Stake, Duchesne Co., Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a tract of country lying northwest of Roosevelt. The townsite of Cedarview is about seven miles northwest of Roosevelt, the headquarters of the stake, and seven miles south of Neola. The meeting house, a frame building, is located on the townsite and nearly all the people in the district are members of the Church.  
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'''History timeline'''  
 
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*1905 - As soon as the Uintah Indian Reservation was thrown open to white settlers in 1905, many Latter-day Saints secured land in that part of the country now included in the Cedarview Ward.
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*1905 - As soon as the Uintah Indian Reservation was thrown open to white settlers in 1905, many Latter-day Saints secured land in that part of the country now included in the Cedarview Ward.  
*1907 - Sunday school was organized for their benefit in 1907.
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*1907 - Sunday school was organized for their benefit in 1907.  
*1910 - On April 22, 1910, the saints in the locality were organized as a branch of the Roosevelt Ward.
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*1910 - On April 22, 1910, the saints in the locality were organized as a branch of the Roosevelt Ward.  
*1913 - In 1913 the Cedarview Ward was organized.
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*1913 - In 1913 the Cedarview Ward was organized.  
 
*1920 - Cedarview belonged to the Duchesne Stake of Zion until 1920, when it became part of the Roosevelt Stake.
 
*1920 - Cedarview belonged to the Duchesne Stake of Zion until 1920, when it became part of the Roosevelt Stake.
  

Revision as of 17:45, 21 January 2013

Utah Church Records go to Duchense County Church Records go to Roosevelt 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).

  • Online through BYU Books. (Free) In the Text search box, type the town or unit name and click Go. Select page numbers (tiny) at the right to see the page.
  • Also available through Ancestry.com ($).

Contents

Roosevelt Stake

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

  • Area of the County: West part of Uintah County
  • Headquarters in: Roosevelt, Utah
  • Boundaries of stake:

    ROOSEVELT STAKE OF ZION consisted of the Latter-day Saints residing in the west part of Uintah County and the east part of Duchesne County, Utah. The stake is bounded on the north by the Uintah Mountains, east by the White Rock River, the Sand Ridge and the Bookcliff Mountains, south by the Bookcliff Mountains, and west by the Duchesne Stake.



History Timeline up to about 1930

  • 1920 - On June 26, 1920, the east part of the Duchesne Stake, or the Alterra, Bennett, Cedarview, Hayden, Ioka, Myton, Neola, Randlett and Roosevelt wards, were organized as the Roosevelt Stake of Zion. Three other wards have since been added, namely, Moffatt Ward in 1921, Montwel Ward in 1923, and Leota Ward in 1925. Hayden Ward was discontinued in 1923.


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

Bennett, Cedarview, Hayden, Ioka, Leota, Moffatt, Montwel, Myton, Neola, Randlett and Roosevelt wards. (Hayden Ward was discontinued in 1923)

Bennett Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[2]

Boundaries:

  • Bennett Ward, Roosevelt Stake, Uintah Co., Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a farming and stock-raising district lying west of the Uintah River. The meeting house, is eight miles northwest of Roosevelt, the stake headquarters, and ten miles northeast of Fort Duchesne. Nearly all the inhabitants living within the limits of the ward are Latter-day Saints.

History timeline
br> 1905 - The Uintah Indian Reservation was thrown open to white settlers. 1906 - Other settlers, Mormon and non-Mormon, followed, the Latter-day Saints being members of the Hayden Ward.

  • 1908 - A post office was established.
  • 1910 - Cuneal Branch (now the Bennett Ward) was organized Sept. 21, 1913.
  • 1920- The Bennett Ward belonged to the Duchesne Stake until 1920, when it became part of the Roosevelt Stake.

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Cedarview Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[3]

Boundaries:
Cederview Ward, Roosevelt Stake, Duchesne Co., Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a tract of country lying northwest of Roosevelt. The townsite of Cedarview is about seven miles northwest of Roosevelt, the headquarters of the stake, and seven miles south of Neola. The meeting house, a frame building, is located on the townsite and nearly all the people in the district are members of the Church.

History timeline

  • 1905 - As soon as the Uintah Indian Reservation was thrown open to white settlers in 1905, many Latter-day Saints secured land in that part of the country now included in the Cedarview Ward.
  • 1907 - Sunday school was organized for their benefit in 1907.
  • 1910 - On April 22, 1910, the saints in the locality were organized as a branch of the Roosevelt Ward.
  • 1913 - In 1913 the Cedarview Ward was organized.
  • 1920 - Cedarview belonged to the Duchesne Stake of Zion until 1920, when it became part of the Roosevelt Stake.

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Hayden Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[4]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Ioka Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[5]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Leota Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[6]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Moffatt Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[7]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Montwel Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[8]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Myton Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[9]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Neola Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[10]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Randlett Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[11]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Roosevelt Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[12]

Boundaries:

  • Roosevelt Ward, Roosvelt, Utah is located in the so-called Dry Gulch country, a fertile farming region. The center of the ward is eight miles west of Fort Duchesne, 32 miles southwest of Vernal and 11 miles northeast of Myton.
  • Roosevelt 1st Ward, Roosevelt Stake, Utah consisted of the Latter-day Saints residing in the east part of the town of Roosevelt.
  • Roosvelt 2nd Ward, Roosevelt Stake, Utah consisted of the Latter-day Saints residing in the west part of the town of Roosevelt.

History timeline

  • 1907 - Roosevelt is an outgrowth of the Duchesne Ward, which on Sept. 10, was divided into three divisions to be known as the Roosevelt.
  • 1920 - Roosevelt Ward was divided into two wards, namely, Roosevelt 1st Ward and Roosevelt 2nd Ward which only lasted from June 26, 1920, to May 5, 1929.
  • 1926 - On June 26, 1920, the east part of the Duchesne Stake, or the Alterra, Bennett, Cedarview, Hayden, Ioka, Myton, Neola, Randlett and Roosevelt wards,were organized as the Roosevelt Stake of Zion.
  • 1921 - Moffatt Ward in 1921 was added to Roosevelt Stake.
  • 1923 - Montwel Ward in 1923 was added to Roosevelt Stake.
  • 1925 - Leota Ward in 1925 was added to Roosevelt Stake.
  • 1929 - Roosvelt 1st and 2nd ward combined into one ward May 5, 1929.
  • 1930 - Meeting house building burned down, owned jointly by the Roosevelt Ward and the Roosevelt Stake.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  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.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  11. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  12. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.