Adamsville, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches
Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p 5-6.
- 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 ($).
Church Units and Boundaries as of 1941
Stake: Beaver State, Utah which encompassed all of Beaver County.
- 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.
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.