Wasatch Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches

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Consists of Latter-day Saints residing on Daniels Creek and vicinity—a part of Provo Valley lying southeast of Heber City. Some of the families reside in Daniels Creek Canyon and others in the open valley, nearly all in a scattered condition.
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*1885 - Daniel Branch organized under the direction of the Center Ward.
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Revision as of 22:06, 9 January 2013

Utah Church Records go to Wasatch County Church Records go to Wasatch 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. 923-924.

  • 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

 Wasatch Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 923-924.[1]

  • Area of the County:All of Wasatch County, UT
  • Headquarters in (town): Heber, UT
  • Boundaries of stake:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in Wasatch County, Utah, which is situated in the famous Provo Valley. The valley proper commences at the head of Provo Canyon, 19 miles northeast of Provo, and extends along the Provo River in a northeasterly direction for about 12 miles to a point where the valley narrows down to a mere canyon, about four miles above Heber City


History Timeline up to about 1930

  • Ecclesiastically these settlements originally belonged to and constituted a part of Utah Stake of Zion.
  • 1877 - On July 15th the Wasatch Stake was organized.

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

Centerfield, Charleston, Daniel, Heber 1st, Heber 2nd, Heber 3rd, Midway 1st, Midway 2nd, and Wallsburg.

Center Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 126.[2]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the upper end of Provo Valley, or that part of said valley lying east of Heber City, including some scattered settlers living on Lake Creek. Until 1898 the ward also included the settlers on Daniels Creek. The majority of the settlers within the limits of the ward reside on Center Creek, where a small townsite consisting of six ten-acre blocks has been surveyed with eight lots in a block.

History timeline

  • 1860-1865 - Ecclesiastical affairs on Center Creek began.
  • 1877 - Wasatch Stake of Zion and Center Ward was organized.


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  Charleston Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 132.[3]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the village of Charleston, and those living in a scattered condition in its immediate neighborhood. The village of Charleston is situated on a level tract in Provo Valley near the left bank of the Provo River, five miles southwest of Heber City, and three miles south of Midway, on the opposite side of the river.

History timeline

  • 1863 - First presiding Elder at Charleston, acting under the direction of the bishop in Heber City.
  • 1877 - On July 15, Charleston was organized as a branch of the church.
  • 1930 - On Dec. 31st, Charleston Branch was organized as the Charleston Ward

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  Daniel Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 169.[4]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing on Daniels Creek and vicinity—a part of Provo Valley lying southeast of Heber City. Some of the families reside in Daniels Creek Canyon and others in the open valley, nearly all in a scattered condition.

History timeline

  • 1885 - Daniel Branch organized under the direction of the Center Ward.
  • 1898 - On Nov. 20th, Daniel Branch was separated from the Center Ward and organized into a ward

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 Garden Creek Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., No page found. [5]

Boundaries:

Not given

History timeline

  • Not given.

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Green River Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 303-304.[6]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the town of Green River, a station on the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, 68 miles southeast of Price.

History timeline

  • 1904 - Organized into a ward.
  • 1907 - This ward organization functioned when it was discontinued, and the few families of saints who still remained in the town of Green River were organized as a branch of the Church. Later the branch organization was also discontinued as nearly all the members of the Church had left the place.

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  Helper Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 331.[7]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing at Helper, a railroad town on the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, situated in the narrow Price River Valley, three miles south of Castle Gate, and seven miles northwest of Price.

History timeline

  • 1918 - Organized into a branch of the Church March 17, 1918.
  • 1930 - Branch organized as a ward on Dec. 31, 1930.

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Hiawatha Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 334.[8]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the coal-mining camp of Hiawatha which is situated on Miller Creek, at the mouth of a canyon about four miles north of Mohrland, and about 18 miles southwest of Price.

History timeline

  • 1920 - Organized into a branch of the Church on June 20, 1920..

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Kenilworth Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 397.[9]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in a coal-mining camp of that name situated on the side of a mountain, about five miles east of Helper and ten miles by wagon road north of Price.

History timeline

  • 1921 - Organized into a branch of the Church on May 29, 1921.

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Price Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 678-679.[10]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the city of Price, and immediate vicinity.


History timeline

  • 1881 - Branch of church established in Price, Utah.
  • 1882 - A regular bishop’s ward was organized at Price on November 20, 1882.

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Spring Glen Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 827.[11]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the upper end of Price River Valley, adjacent to the town of Helper on the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, and about six miles northwest of Price.

History timeline

  • 1885 - Organized as a branch of the Church in 1885.
  • 1889 - Spring Glen Branch was organized as a ward.
  • 1928 - Branch was organized as a ward on June 21, 1928.

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Standardville Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 832.[12]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the mining town of Standardville, situated in Spring Canyon, about seven miles west of Helper, and 1 1/2 miles west of Storrs.

History timeline

  • 1921 - Organized into a branch of the Church on May 22, 1921.

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Storrs Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 639.[13]

Boundaries:

Comprises the saints living in the coal-mining camp of Storrs, situated in Spring Canyon and owned by the Spring Canyon Coal Company. The camp is situated in Spring Canyon, about five miles west of Helper on the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, and ten miles northwest of Price.

History timeline

  • 1912 - Organized as a branch of the Church.
  • 1913 - Organized into a regular bishop's ward on May 23, 1913.

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Sunnyside Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 847-848.[14]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the coal-mining camp of Sunnyside, which is situated in Grassy Trail Canyon, about 28 miles southeast of Price

History timeline

  • February 4, 1900 - Sunnyside was organized as a branch of the Church.
  • July 17, 1900 - The branch was organized as a regular bishop’s ward.

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Wellington Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 934.[15]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the town of Wellington, which is a farming community, situated six miles southeast of Price, on the Price River.

History timeline

  • 1884 - Branch of the Church was organized at Wellington.
  • 1890 - Branch was organized as a ward on May 12, 1890.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 923-924.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 126.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 132.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 169.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). No page found.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 303-304.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 331.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 334.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 397.
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 678-679.
  11. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 827.
  12. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 832.
  13. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 639.
  14. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 847-848.
  15. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 934.