Lehi Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches
Lehi Stake, organized in 1948, covered the Northwestern part of Utah County in 1930. As of 2015, there are 23 stakes in this area.
- Northwest part of Utah County, Utah, including the City of Lehi, what is now Saratoga Springs, and Cedar Valley. Exact eastern boundary with Alpine Stake is uncertain, but likely in the vicinity of the current Lehi/American Fork/Highland city limits along what is now 1800 E (6800 W Highland, 900 W American Fork).
- Headquarters in: Lehi.
This timeline (arranged by year) includes events that affected records, record-keeping, and movements of Mormons in this area.
- 1850 - With the exception of Provo, Lehi ranks among the oldest settlements in Utah Valley, Lehi was first settled in 1850 in two areas: Lott Settlement and Evansville.
- Spring 1851 - Dry Creek Ward organized as part of the Utah Stake.
- 13 January 1901 - Alpine Stake is divided from Utah Stake, including the future Lehi Stake area
- 1 July 1928 - Alpine Stake is divided into three stakes, namely, Alpine, Lehi and Timpanogos (Pleasant Grove).
Obtain the Records
- List of Lehi Stake church and other records at the FamilySearch Library.
- Lehi Stake Records at the Church History Library, catalogued under LR 4816.
- Van Wagoner, Richard S. (1990)Lehi: Portraits of a Utah Town
- Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 425.
- 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 ($).
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.
Wards and Branches
- Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 425-426.