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Revision as of 01:34, 2 May 2013

Idaho Church Records go to Bonneville County Church Records go to Clark County Church Records go to Jefferson County Church Records go toIdaho Falls 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. .

  • 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 ($).

Idaho Falls Stake

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

  • Area of the County: Bonneville
  • Headquarters in (town): Idaho Falls
  • Boundaries of stake:

Idaho Falls Stake, (formerly Bingham Stake), Idaho, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in Bonneville, Clark and Jefferson counties, 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.

  • 1895 - From 1879 to 1884 the settlements of the saints in Snake River Valley belonged to the Cache Stake of Zion, but after the Bannock Stake was organized in 1884 all the saints in said valley became identified with that stake, which, increasing in population, was divided June 9, 1895, and the north part of the same organized as a new stake named Bingham.
  • 1925 - The name of the Bingham Stake was changed in 1925 to that of Idaho Falls Stake.


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.

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Wards and Branches

Ammon, Coltman, Idaho Falls 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, Lincoln, Milo, Osgood, Shelton, Ucon Wards and Beaver Creek, Bone, Hamer and Mud Lake Branches.

Ammon Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p..[2]

Boundaries:

Ammon Ward, Idaho Falls Stake, Bonneville Co., Idaho, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in a beautiful tract of level, rich country constituting a part of the great Snake River Valley

History timeline

  • 1889 - Organized into a branch of the Church, Nov. 26, 1889, called South Iona Branch.
  • 1891 - This branch was organized as a ward in 1891.

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Coltman Ward

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

Boundaries:


History timeline

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Idaho Falls Wards

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

  • Idaho Falls 1st Ward

Boundaries:

Idaho Falls 1st Ward, Idaho Falls Stake, Bonneville Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of the city of Idaho Falls lying west of the Oregon Short Line Railroad tracks and south of H Street.

  • Idaho Falls 2nd Ward

Boundaries:

Idaho Falls 2nd Ward consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of the city of Idaho Falls lying east of the Oregon Short Line Railroad tracks, and north of Tenth and Elm streets.

  • Idaho Falls 3rd Ward

Boundaries:

Idaho Falls 3rd Ward consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of the city of Idaho Falls which lies east of the Oregon Short Line Railroad tracks and south of Tenth and Elm streets, extending east to the Ammon and Lincoln Ward boundary lines. South the ward extends to Shelley Stake.

  • Idaho Falls 4th Ward

Boundaries:

Idaho Falls 4th Ward consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of the city of Idaho Falls lying west of the Oregon Short Line Railroad tracks and north of H Street. It extends west across Snake River indefinitely.


History timeline

  • 1919 - When first organized on March 23, 1919, the Idaho Falls 1st Ward embraced all that part of Idaho Falls lying west of the Oregon Short Line Railroad tracks.
  • 1919 - The Idaho Falls 2nd Ward came into existence April 20, 1919, when the Idaho Falls Ward was divided into two wards, and all that part of the city lying east of the Oregon Short Line Railroad tracks was organized as the Idaho Falls 2nd Ward.
  • 1927 - The Idaho Falls 3rd Ward was organized Dec. 11, 1927.
  • 1928 - The Idaho Falls 4th Ward had its beginning on Jan. 1, 1928, when a division previously decided upon for the dividing of the Idaho Falls 1st and 2nd wards was carried into effect, the two new wards named respectively the Idaho Falls 3rd and 4th wards.


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Lincoln Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. .[5]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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Milo Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p..[6]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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Osgood Ward

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

Boundaries: It is located three miles northwest of Santa Clara.

History timeline

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Shelton Ward

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

Boundaries:


History timeline

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Ucon Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p..[9]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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Beaver Creek Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p..[10]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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Bone Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p..[11]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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Hamer Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p..[12]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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Mud Lake Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p.486-487.[13]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p..
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. .
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p..
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. .
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. .
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. .
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. .
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. .
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. .
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. .
  11. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. .
  12. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. .
  13. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.486-487 .
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