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Utah Church Records go to Weber County Church Records go to Ogden 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. 613-614.

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Contents

 Ogden Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 613-614.[1]


  • Headquarters in (town): Weber Gymnasium (a building owned conjointly by all the stakes of Weber County), situated on 25th St. between Adams and Jefferson avenues.
  • Boundaries of stake:

Consists (1930) of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Weber County, Utah, which is bounded on the north by Box Elder and Cache counties, east by the Wasatch Mountains (east of Ogden Valley), south, part of the way, by Morgan County, and further west by 24th St., Ogden (which separates it from Mount Ogden Stake), and west by Washington Avenue, Ogden.


History Timeline up to about 1930

  • 1908 - At a conference of the Weber Stake held in Ogden July 19, Weber Stake was divided into three stakes. The two new stakes were named the North Weber Stake and the Ogden Stake respectively, while only a part of the original Weber Stake was continued under that name.

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

Eden, Huntsville, Liberty, Middleton, North Ogden, Ogden 4th, Ogden 6th, Ogden 7th, Ogden 8th, Ogden 13th, Ogden 20th and Pleasant View.

Eden Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 214-215.[2]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the central part of Ogden Valley. The center of the ward, the village of Eden, is situated on the east bank of the north fork of the Ogden River and northwest of the middle fork, 4 1/2 miles northwest of Huntsville, 13 miles northwest of Ogden and 50 miles northeast of Salt Lake City.

History timeline

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 Huntsville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 347-348.[3]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the town of Huntsville, the principal settlement in Ogden Valley, which is located on a bench sloping gently to the west and lying between the south fork of the Ogden River and Spring Creek, 12 miles east of Ogden and 49 miles northeast of Salt Lake City.

History timeline

  • 1877 - The saints in Huntsville and all of Ogden Valley constituted a branch of the Weber Stake of Zion until 1877 when Huntsville was organized as a regular bishop’s ward.
  • 1908 - With the creation of the Ogden Stake in 1908, Hunstville became a ward of the Ogden Stake.


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Liberty Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 433-434.[4]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the upper, or northwest, end of Ogden Valley.

History timeline

  • 1892 - Liberty Ward is an outgrowth of Eden Ward and was organized as a separate ward in 1892

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  Middleton Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 498.[5]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the east end of Ogden Valley.

History timeline

  • 1905 - Middleton Ward, is an outgrowth of Huntsville, but was organized as a separate ward Sept. 10.

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  North Ogden Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 589-590.[6]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the town of North Ogden and immediate vicinity.

History timeline

  • 1852 - North Ward of the Weber Stake, organized as a separate branch.
  • 1877 - Organized as a ward.

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Ogden 4th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 608-609.[7]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ogden city which extends north to the Ogden River, east to Monroe Avenue (which separates it from the Ogden 20th Ward), south to 22nd St. (which separates it from the Ogden 6th Ward), and west to Washington Avenue

History timeline

  • 1863 - Ogden 4th Ward is one of the four original Ogden wards, dating back to 1856, and existed as a ward until 1863, when it became known as the 4th District of Ogden and continued thus until 1877.
  • 1877 - a reorganization of all the districts and settlements in Weber County took place, and the Ogden 4th Ward, containing the northeast part of Ogden City, was organized.


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Ogden 6th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 609.[8]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ogden city which is bounded on the north by 22nd St., on the east by Quincy Avenue, on the south by 24th St., and on the west by Washington Avenue.

History timeline

  • 1908 - Ogden 6th Ward dates back to Sept. 20, when it was organized from the south part of the Ogden 4th Ward, together with a small part of the Ogden 3rd Ward.

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Ogden 7th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 609.[9]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ogden city which extends north to 11th and Cross streets, east to the mountains, south to the Ogden River, and west to Washington Avenue.


History timeline

  • 1908 - On Nov.Ogden 7th Ward it was organized from parts of the Mound Fort Ward and the Ogden 3rd Ward

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Ogden 8th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 609-610.[10]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ogden city which extends north to the city limits (or North Ogden), east to the mountains, south to Cross and 11th streets, and west to Washington Avenue.

History timeline

  • 1908 - Ogden 8th Ward was organized Nov. 1, from parts of the Mound Fort and Lynne wards,

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Ogden 13th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 611.[11]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ogden city which extends north to 22nd St., east to the mountains, south to 24th St., and west to Quincy Avenue.

History timeline

  • 1916 - Ogden 13th Ward is an outgrowth of the Ogden 4th and 6th wards and was organized Dec. 31.

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Ogden 20th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 613.[12]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ogden city which is bounded on the north by Ogden River, east by the mountains, south by 22nd St., and west by Monroe Ave., which separates it from the Ogden 4th Ward.

History timeline

  • 1927 - Ogden 20th Ward was organized March 20, from parts of the Ogden 4th and 13th wards.

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Pleasant View Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 665.[13]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a beautiful tract of country lying immediately west of North Ogden.

History timeline

  • 1882 - Pleasant View Ward is an outgrowth of North Ogden and was organized as a ward July 9.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 613-614.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 214-215.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 347-348.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 433-434.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 498.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 598-590.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 608-609.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 609.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 609.
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 609-610.
  11. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 611.
  12. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 613.
  13. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 665.

 

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