Tooele Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches

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==== Lapoint Ward  ====
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Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a farming settlement scattered along Deep Creek, a tributary of the Uintah River. The meeting house, a brick structure erected in 1930, is about 18 miles southwest of Vernal.
 
  
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Revision as of 22:20, 22 January 2013

Utah Church Records go to Tooele County Church Records go to Uintah 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. 881.

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Contents

Tooele Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 881.[1]


  • Area of the County: All of Tooele County, Utah
  • Headquarters in (town): Grantsville
  • Boundaries of stake:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in Tooele County, Utah, with headquarters in Tooele city.


History Timeline up to about 1930

  • 1850 - February, the first ecclesiastical organization was formed with a presiding Elder.
  • 1877 - June 24, the settlements in Tooele County were organized as the Tooele Stake.

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

Batesville, Clover, Grantsville 1st, Grantsville 2nd, Lake Point, Lake View, Saint John, Tooele North, Tooele South, and Vernon.

Batesville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 44-45.[2]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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Clover Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 150.[3]

Boundaries:


History timeline


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Grantsville Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 299-300.[4]

Boundaries:


  • Grantsville 1st Ward


  • Grantsville 2nd Ward


History timeline

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Lake Point Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 410-411.[5]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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Maeser Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 459.[6]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ashley Valley lying west of Vernal.

History timeline

  • 1880 - An Elder was appointed to preside over the saints in the upper end of Ashley Valley, which included the Mill District, and part of the later Glines Ward.
  • 1883 - The Mill Ward was organized.
  • 1910 - Some time previous to this the name of the Mill Ward had been changed to Maeser.

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Naples Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 560.[7]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in Ashley Valley.The Ward Meeting house, completed in 1904, is located about four miles southeast of the Center of Vernal.


History timeline

  • 1884 - Saints in the south part of Ashley Valley and the district became known as Merrill.
  • 1887 - The Merrill Ward was organized.
  • 1909 - Previous to this date the name Merrill Ward was changed to the Naples Ward.


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Tridell Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 886.[8]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district lying adjacent to the White Rocks River, a tributary of the Uintah River. The meeting house, is located about six miles northwest of Lapoint, 25 miles west of Vernal, the stake headquarters, and six miles south of the White Rock Indian Agency.

History timeline

  • 1905 - A district known as the Liberty District, and later as the Liberty Ward, came into existence in 1905, when the Uintah Indian Reservation was thrown open for settlement by white people.
  • 1912 - In 1912, that part of the Liberty Ward, which later included the Moffatt and Randlett wards, was transferred to the Glines Ward.
  • 1918 - In 1918 a post office was established in the Liberty District, called Tridell, and the name of the Liberty Ward was changed soon afterwards to Tridell.

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Vernal Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 912.[9]

Boundaries:

  • Vernal 1st Ward

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the north part of the city of Vernal, or all that part lying north of Uintah Avenue and vicinity.

  • Vernal 2nd Ward

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the south part of the city of Vernal, or all that part lying south of Uintah Avenue, and vicinity.


History timeline

  • 1909 - The Vernal 1st and 2nd Wards were organized Oct. 29, 1909.
  • 1915 - On Jan. 24, the area of Vernal 1st Ward was diminished by the organization of the northern part of the Vernal 1st Ward as the Ashley Ward, Ashley Creek being made the south boundary of the new ward.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 881.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 44-45.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 150.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 299-300.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 410-411.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 459.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 560.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 886.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 912.