Adamsville, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches
Church Units and Boundaries as of 1941
Adamsville, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches:
Information about the wards and branches in this locality, including boundaries and creation dates of wards, can be found in the following book:
- Encyclopedic History of the Church. By Andrew Jenson. Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941. Pages 5-6. Online at: BYU Books, From the list on the right side of the screen, click on the first letter of the locality, locate the page number listed in this citation. Also available through Ancestry - ($).
- Adamsville Ward, town of Adamsville and surrounding farming districts in Beaver County, Utah.
- The village is on the right bank of Beaver Creek 9 miles west of Beaver, 9 miles northeast of Minersville, and 23 miles northeast of Milford.
Stake: Beaver Stake, Utah which encompassed all of Beaver County.
Obtain the Records
Records up to about 1948 are available, usually on microfilm.
- List of Church records. of Adamsville, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches in the FamilySearch Library.
- For later records and additional resources, see Church History Library
History Timeline to 1941
This timeline (arranged by year) includes events that affected records, record-keeping, and movements of Mormons in this area.
- 1862. Settled by David B Adams and 3 other families.
- 1867. About a dozen families arrived from the Sevier country due to Indian troubles there.
- 1868. Meeting house built.
- 1869. Beaver Stake was organized, with Beaver 3rd ward comprising the villages of Adamsville and Greenville.
- 1877. Adamsville and Greenville wards created, and Beaver 3rd ward dissolved.
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.