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This page includes the boundaries of wards and branches as of about 1930, a timeline history, and how to obtain the records.

Source used for this page: Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.817-818.

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South Sanpete Stake, 1930

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 817-818.[1]

  • Area of the County: Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the central part of Sanpete County, Utah.
  • Headquarters in: Richmond, Utah
  • Boundaries of stake:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the central part of Sanpete County, Utah


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.

  • 1900 - South Sanpete Stake was organized, on December 9, when Sanpete Stake was divided into the South Sanpete Stake and the North Sanpete Stake.
  • 1901 - South Sanpete Stake commenced to function on January 1, its boundaries including Axtell Ward, Centerfield Ward, Ephraim North Ward, Ephraim South Ward, Fayette Ward, Gunnison Ward, Manti North Ward, Manti South Ward, Mayfield Ward and Sterling Ward.
  • 1923 - On May 6, the southern part of South Sanpete Stake was organized as the Gunnison Stake, Utah with Axtell Ward, Centerfield Ward, Fayette Ward, Gunnison Ward, Mayfield Ward and Clarion Branch becoming a part of the Gunnison Stake.


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

Ephraim North Ward, Ephraim South Ward, Ephraim West Ward, Manti CenterWard, Manti North Ward, Manti South Ward, Sterling Ward

Ephraim Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 234 .[2]

Boundaries:

  • Ephraim North Ward, South Sanpete Stake, Sanpete County, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in all that part of Ephraim City lying north of the street running east and west of the Tabernacle Block, and east of Main Street, which separates it from the Ephraim West Ward.
  • Ephraim South Ward, South Sanpete Stake, Sanpete County, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of the city of Ephraim which lies south of the street running east and west, north of the Tabernacle Block, and east of Main Street, which separates it from Ephraim West Ward. It contains some of the business blocks in the city
  • Ephraim West Ward, South Sanpete Stake, Sanpete County, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of the city of Ephraim lying west of Main Street, containing about half of the business part of the city.

History timeline:

  • 1877 - Ephraim was divided into two wards, namely, Ephraim North Ward and Ephraim South Ward on July 4.
  • 1923 - The Ephraim West Ward was organized, on August 4, by separating all that part of Ephraim lying west of Main Street from the Ephraim North and the Ephraim South wards and organizing these parts into the Ephraim West Ward.

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Manti Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 472-473.[3]

Boundaries:

  • Manti Center Ward, South Sanpete Stake, Sanpete County, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Manti city lying south of 1st North St. or Depot St., the street running west to the railroad station, 4 blocks south of the temple, and 2nd South St. The ward contains the central or most of the business part of the city of Manti.
  • Manti North Ward, South Sanpete Stake, Sanpete County, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of the city of Manti lying north of 1st North St., extending westward and northward into the country and to the mountains on the east. It includes the Manti Temple and has a modern meeting house located on Main Street.
  • Manti South Ward, South Sanpete Stake, Sanpete County, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing south of 2nd South St. of Manti extending into the country south and west, and to the mountains on the east. The ward owns a fine chapel situated on the east side of Main St.


History timeline

  • 1877 - On July 4, Manti North Ward and Manti South Ward came into existence when Manti was divided into the Manti North and the Manti South wards.
  • 1923 - Manti Center Ward came into existence, on August 5, when that part of the Manti North Ward lying south of 1st North St. and north of 2nd South St., including three tiers of blocks running from east to west through the whole length of the city, was organized as the Manti Center Ward.

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Sterling Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 836.[4]

Boundaries:

Sterling Ward, South Sanpete Stake, Sanpete County, Utah, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the immediate neighborhood of Six Mile Creek and Nine Mile Creek, between Manti and Mayfield, being co-extensive with the Sterling Precinct, which consists of a farming and stock raising district

History timeline

  • 1872 - Sterling was used as a herd ground by the people of Manti.
  • 1873 - The beginning of Sterling as a settlement.
  • 1874 - Sterling Branch was organized, being a part of Manti Ward.
  • 1877 - Sterling Ward was organized.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 817-818.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 234 .
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 472-473.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 836.

 

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