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This page includes the boundaries of wards and branches as of about 1930, a timeline history, and how to obtain the records.  
 
This page includes the boundaries of wards and branches as of about 1930, a timeline history, and how to obtain the records.  
  
'''Source used for this page:''' {{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 59 {{UTChurchLDSJensonsEnd}}
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'''Source used for this page:''' {{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p.{{UTChurchLDSJensonsEnd}}  
  
 
=== Benson Stake, 1930  ===
 
=== Benson Stake, 1930  ===
'''Stake boundaries'''<br>
 
*'''Area of the County:''' North end of Cache County, Utah.
 
*'''Headquarters in (town): ''' Richmond, Utah
 
*'''Boundaries of stake:'''
 
**'''North:''' Idaho border
 
**'''South:''' [[Cache Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Cache Stake, Utah]]
 
**'''East:''' (Not given. Probably county boundary)
 
**'''West:''' (Not given. Probably county boundary)
 
  
'''History Timeline up to about 1930'''
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'''Stake boundaries''' as of about 1930 <br> See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 59.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 59.</ref><br>
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*Area of the County: North end of [[Cache County, Utah|Cache County, Utah]]
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*Headquarters in (town): Richmond, Utah
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*Boundaries of stake:<br>
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*North: Idaho border <br>
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*South:[[Cache Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Cache Stake, Utah]]<br>
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*East: (Not given. Probably county boundary)<br>
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*West: (Not given. Probably county boundary)
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<br> '''History Timeline up to about 1930'''  
  
 
{{UTChurchLDSBlurb}}  
 
{{UTChurchLDSBlurb}}  
  
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*1901 - Until 1901, all the saints in [[Cache County, Utah|Cache County, Utah]] belonged to the [[Cache Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Cache Stake, Utah]]
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*1901 that stake was divided so that only the settlements in the central part of the county were continued as the [[Cache Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Cache Stake, Utah]]
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*1901 - settlements in the north end of the county were organized as the Benson Stake
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*those in the south end as the [[Hyrum Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Hyrum Stake, Utah]]. Benson Stake was organized April 30, 1901
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*1901, April 30. Benson Stake, Utah was organized from [[Cache Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Cache Stake, Utah]].
  
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=== Obtain the Records ===
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=== Obtain the Records ===
  
 
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Benson+Stake church and other records] for Benson Stake, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Benson+Stake church and other records] for Benson Stake, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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==== Amalga Ward  ====
 
==== Amalga Ward  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 18-19 .<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 18-19 .</ref><br>
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 18-19 .<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 18-19 .</ref><br>  
  
'''Boundaries:''' <br>  
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'''Boundaries:''' <br> Amalga Ward was farming district surrounding a sugar factory belonging to the Amalgamated Sugar Company, which factory stands on the right, or west bank of Bear River, about three miles west of Smithfield and nine miles southwest of Richmond.
  
 
'''History timeline'''  
 
'''History timeline'''  
  
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*1918 - On March 10, 1918, the saints at Amalga, who, prior to this, had belonged to the Smithfield 1st and 2nd wards, and Newton and Trenton wards, were organized. Amalga Ward - this name was suggested by the Amalgamated Sugar Company, whose factory activities were the main cause of the ward being organized.
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'''Obtain the records'''
  
'''Obtain the records'''
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Amalga+Ward+(Utah) church and other records] for Amalga Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Amalga+Ward church and other records] for Amalga Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
==== Clarkston Ward  ====
 
==== Clarkston Ward  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 143.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 143.</ref><br>
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 143.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 143.</ref><br>  
  
 
'''Boundaries:''' <br>  
 
'''Boundaries:''' <br>  
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Clarkston is situated near the east base of the chain of mountains which separates Cache Valley from Malad Valley. Clarkston is five miles northwest of Newton, 20 miles northwest of Logan, 15 miles west of Richmond, the stake headquarters, and 90 miles north of Salt Lake City. It is also five miles west of Trenton, the nearest railroad station on the Oregon Short Line. Clarkston is the center of a farming district,
  
 
'''History timeline'''  
 
'''History timeline'''  
  
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*1864 - Clarkston is one of the earliest settlements in Cache Valley, dating back to 1864, when a townsite called Clarkston was surveyed and dedicated
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*1864 - The saints were first organized into a branch
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*1867 - Fall of 1876 the branch (which started in 1864) then became a ward.
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'''Obtain the records'''
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Clarkston+Ward+(Utah) church and other records] for Clarkston Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
==== Cornish Ward  ====
 
==== Cornish Ward  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 159.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 159.</ref><br>
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 159.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 159.</ref><br>  
  
'''Boundaries:''' <br>  
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'''Boundaries:''' <br>The Cornish Ward consists of Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district lying immediately south of the boundary line between Utah and Idaho. The center of the ward is a small village on the Oregon Short Line Railroad and is located, 12 miles by wagon road northwest of Richmond, the stake headquarters, and 21 miles by wagon road northwest of Logan.
  
 
'''History timeline'''  
 
'''History timeline'''  
  
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*1907 - The Cornish Ward was organized July 28, 1907, from the north part of Trenton Ward
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'''Obtain the records'''
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Cornish+Ward+(Utah) church and other records] for Cornish Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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*[[Coveville, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Coveville area]]
 
*[[Coveville, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Coveville area]]
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==== Coveville Ward  ====
 
==== Coveville Ward  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 162-63.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 162-63.</ref><br>
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 162-63.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 162-63.</ref><br>  
  
'''Boundaries:''' <br> Farming district between Richmond, Utah and Franklin, Idaho. North - Idaho border; east - the mountains; south - to Richmond; west - Cub River.
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'''Boundaries:''' <br> Coveville Ward consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a fertile farming district lying between Richmond, Utah, and Franklin, Idaho, its northern boundary being the line between Utah and Idaho. Eastward the ward extends to the mountains, south to Richmond, and west to Cub River. The center of the ward, where the meeting house stands, is about three miles northeast of Richmond, four miles south of Franklin, three miles south of the state line and 16 miles north of Logan.  
  
Meeting place is 4 miles south of Franklin, 3 miles south of state line, 16 miles north of Logan.
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Meeting place is 4 miles south of Franklin, 3 miles south of state line, 16 miles north of Logan.  
  
 
'''History timeline'''  
 
'''History timeline'''  
*1871. Area settled by Robert Gregory and family.
 
*1877. Organized as a branch.
 
*1882. Organized as a ward.
 
  
*[[Lewiston, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Lewiston 1st and 2nd]]
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*1871. Area settled by Robert Gregory and family
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*1877. Organized as a branch
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*1882. Organized as a ward on November 28, 1882
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'''Obtain the records'''
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Coveville+Ward church and other records] for Coveville Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
==== Lewiston 1st and 2nd Wards  ====
 
==== Lewiston 1st and 2nd Wards  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. xx-xx.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. xx-xx.</ref><br>
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 429-431.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 429-431.</ref><br>  
  
'''Boundaries:''' <br>  
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'''Boundaries:''' <br> Lewiston 1st ward consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the northeast part of Lewiston Precinct. The ward extends northward to the boundary line between Utah and Idaho, east and south to Cub River, and west to Lewiston 2nd and 3rd wards.
  
 
'''History timeline'''  
 
'''History timeline'''  
  
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*1873 - Organized the Lewiston Branch
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*1887 - Lewiston was organized as a ward
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*1907 - Lewiston was divided into two wards, namely, the Lewiston 1st Ward and the Lewiston 2nd Ward
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*1909 - 1909 Lewiston 3rd Ward was created by the division of Lewiston 1st Ward.
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'''Obtain the records'''
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Lewiston+Ward+(Utah) church and other records] for Lewiston Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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*[[Smithfield, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Smithfield 3rd]]
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==== Smithfield 3rd Ward  ====
==== Smithfield Ward  ====
 
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. xx-xx.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. xx-xx.</ref><br>
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. xx-xx.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. xx-xx.</ref><br>  
  
'''Boundaries:''' <br>  
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'''Boundaries:''' <br> Smithfield 3rd Ward consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the southeast part of the city of Smithfield, Cache Co., Utah.  It is separated on the north from the Smithfield 1st Ward by Summit Creek. Eastward it extends to the mountains and Southward to the Hyde Park Ward. The main street of Smithfield separates it from the Smithfield 2nd Ward on the west.
  
 
'''History timeline'''  
 
'''History timeline'''  
  
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*1926 - The Smithfield 3rd Ward came into existence Feb. 21, 1926, when the Smithfield 2nd Ward was divided, and that part of the city of Smithfield lying south of Summit Creek and east of Main St. and 1st West St., and extending to the boundary of Smithfield Precinct on the south and the mountains on the east was organized as the Smithfield 3rd Ward.
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*1927 - First meeting held in new chapel, July 18, 1927
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'''Obtain the records'''
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Smithfield+Ward+(Utah) church and other records] for Smithfield Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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*[[Trenton, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Trenton]]
 
*[[Trenton, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Trenton]]
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==== Trenton Ward  ====
 
==== Trenton Ward  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. xx-xx.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. xx-xx.</ref><br>
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. xx-xx.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. xx-xx.</ref><br>  
  
 
'''Boundaries:''' <br>  
 
'''Boundaries:''' <br>  
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=== Obtain the Records  ===
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'''Obtain the records'''
  
*List of {{FHL|Utah, Cache - Church Records|subject|disp=church records}} at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]] for Cache County, Utah (entire county, not just the stake).  
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Trenton+Ward+(Utah) church and other records] for Trenton Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
=== History Timeline to 1941 ===
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=== References ===
 
 
{{UTChurchLDSBlurb}}
 
  
*1901, April 30. Benson Stake, Utah was organized from [[Cache Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches|Cache Stake, Utah]].
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{{reflist}}
 
 
=== References  ===
 
  
[[Category:Tracing_LDS_Ancestors]] [[Category:Cache_County,_Utah]] [[Category:UT LDS Stakes]] [[Category:LDS Church_Records]]
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[[Category:Tracing_LDS_Ancestors]] [[Category:Cache_County,_Utah]] [[Category:UT_LDS_Stakes]] [[Category:LDS_Church_Records]]

Revision as of 20:07, 27 December 2012

Utah Church Records go to Cache County Church Records go to Benson Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches

This page includes the boundaries of wards and branches as of about 1930, a timeline history, and how to obtain the records.

Source used for this page: Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.

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Benson Stake, 1930

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 59.[1]

  • Area of the County: North end of Cache County, Utah
  • Headquarters in (town): Richmond, Utah
  • Boundaries of stake:
  • North: Idaho border
  • South:Cache Stake, Utah
  • East: (Not given. Probably county boundary)
  • West: (Not given. Probably county boundary)


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.

  • 1901 - Until 1901, all the saints in Cache County, Utah belonged to the Cache Stake, Utah
  • 1901 that stake was divided so that only the settlements in the central part of the county were continued as the Cache Stake, Utah
  • 1901 - settlements in the north end of the county were organized as the Benson Stake
  • those in the south end as the Hyrum Stake, Utah. Benson Stake was organized April 30, 1901
  • 1901, April 30. Benson Stake, Utah was organized from Cache Stake, Utah.


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

Amalga Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 18-19 .[2]

Boundaries:
Amalga Ward was farming district surrounding a sugar factory belonging to the Amalgamated Sugar Company, which factory stands on the right, or west bank of Bear River, about three miles west of Smithfield and nine miles southwest of Richmond.

History timeline

  • 1918 - On March 10, 1918, the saints at Amalga, who, prior to this, had belonged to the Smithfield 1st and 2nd wards, and Newton and Trenton wards, were organized. Amalga Ward - this name was suggested by the Amalgamated Sugar Company, whose factory activities were the main cause of the ward being organized.

Obtain the records

Clarkston Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 143.[3]

Boundaries:
Clarkston is situated near the east base of the chain of mountains which separates Cache Valley from Malad Valley. Clarkston is five miles northwest of Newton, 20 miles northwest of Logan, 15 miles west of Richmond, the stake headquarters, and 90 miles north of Salt Lake City. It is also five miles west of Trenton, the nearest railroad station on the Oregon Short Line. Clarkston is the center of a farming district,

History timeline

  • 1864 - Clarkston is one of the earliest settlements in Cache Valley, dating back to 1864, when a townsite called Clarkston was surveyed and dedicated
  • 1864 - The saints were first organized into a branch
  • 1867 - Fall of 1876 the branch (which started in 1864) then became a ward.

Obtain the records

Cornish Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 159.[4]

Boundaries:
The Cornish Ward consists of Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district lying immediately south of the boundary line between Utah and Idaho. The center of the ward is a small village on the Oregon Short Line Railroad and is located, 12 miles by wagon road northwest of Richmond, the stake headquarters, and 21 miles by wagon road northwest of Logan.

History timeline

  • 1907 - The Cornish Ward was organized July 28, 1907, from the north part of Trenton Ward

Obtain the records


Coveville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 162-63.[5]

Boundaries:
Coveville Ward consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a fertile farming district lying between Richmond, Utah, and Franklin, Idaho, its northern boundary being the line between Utah and Idaho. Eastward the ward extends to the mountains, south to Richmond, and west to Cub River. The center of the ward, where the meeting house stands, is about three miles northeast of Richmond, four miles south of Franklin, three miles south of the state line and 16 miles north of Logan.

Meeting place is 4 miles south of Franklin, 3 miles south of state line, 16 miles north of Logan.

History timeline

  • 1871. Area settled by Robert Gregory and family
  • 1877. Organized as a branch
  • 1882. Organized as a ward on November 28, 1882

Obtain the records

Lewiston 1st and 2nd Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 429-431.[6]

Boundaries:
Lewiston 1st ward consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the northeast part of Lewiston Precinct. The ward extends northward to the boundary line between Utah and Idaho, east and south to Cub River, and west to Lewiston 2nd and 3rd wards.

History timeline

  • 1873 - Organized the Lewiston Branch
  • 1887 - Lewiston was organized as a ward
  • 1907 - Lewiston was divided into two wards, namely, the Lewiston 1st Ward and the Lewiston 2nd Ward
  • 1909 - 1909 Lewiston 3rd Ward was created by the division of Lewiston 1st Ward.

Obtain the records


Smithfield 3rd Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[7]

Boundaries:
Smithfield 3rd Ward consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the southeast part of the city of Smithfield, Cache Co., Utah. It is separated on the north from the Smithfield 1st Ward by Summit Creek. Eastward it extends to the mountains and Southward to the Hyde Park Ward. The main street of Smithfield separates it from the Smithfield 2nd Ward on the west.

History timeline

  • 1926 - The Smithfield 3rd Ward came into existence Feb. 21, 1926, when the Smithfield 2nd Ward was divided, and that part of the city of Smithfield lying south of Summit Creek and east of Main St. and 1st West St., and extending to the boundary of Smithfield Precinct on the south and the mountains on the east was organized as the Smithfield 3rd Ward.
  • 1927 - First meeting held in new chapel, July 18, 1927

Obtain the records


Trenton Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. xx-xx.[8]

Boundaries:

History timeline

Obtain the records

References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 59.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 18-19 .
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 143.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 159.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 162-63.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 429-431.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.