Rigby Stake, Idaho LDS Church Wards and Branches

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Idaho go to Church records sectons of Jefferson and Bonneville counties in Idaho go to Rigby Stake, Idaho 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. 708-709.

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Rigby Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930 — see Encyclopedic History..., p.708-709.[1]

  • Area of the County: 14 miles northeast of Idaho Falls, Idaho
  • Headquarters in (town): Rigby, Idaho
  • Boundaries of stake:

Saints residing in Jefferson County and the north part of Bonneville County, Idaho.

History Timeline up to about 1930

This timeline (arranged by year) includes events that affected records, record-keeping, and movements of Mormons in this area.

  • 1883 - Saints were members of the Cache Stake of Zion.
  • 1884 - Saints were member of the Bannock Stake when it was organized.
  • 1895 - Bannock Stake was divided and was organized as the Bingham Stake.
  • 1908 - Bingham Stake was divided and the north part of that stake became the Rigby Stake of Zion.


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.

Obtain the Records

Wards and Branches

Rigby Branch (Lewisville Ward), Rigby 1st Ward, Rigby 2nd. Ward.

Rigby Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p.709-710.[2]

Boundaries:

  • RIGBY 1ST WARD, Rigby Stake, Jefferson Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Rigby lying west of State St., running north and south through the town.
  • RIGBY 2ND WARD, Rigby Stake, Jefferson Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing east of State Street in Rigby.

History timeline

  • 1884 - Rigby saints were organization as a branch under the direction of the Lewisville Ward.
  • 1886 - On May 22, 1886, the branch was organized as the Rigby Ward.
  • 1920 - Rigby Ward remained so until Jan. 25, 1920, when the Rigby Ward was divided, and two new wards were organized: the Rigby 1st Ward and the Rigby 2nd Ward.

Obtain the Records

References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.708-709.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 709-710.