Kanab Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches

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Utah Church Records go to Kane County Church Records go to Kanab 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.387-388.

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Kanab Stake, 1930

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 387-388.[1]

  • Area of the County: Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in Kane County, Utah, and in the north parts of Coconino and Mohave counties, Arizona.
  • Headquarters in: Kanab, Utah.
  • Boundaries of stake:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in Kane County, Utah, and in the north parts of Coconino and Mohave counties, Arizona, with headquarters in Kanab, Utah,


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.


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

Alton, Fredonia, Glendale, Kanab, Mount Carmel and Orderville, and one branch, Moccasin.


Alton Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 17-18 .[2]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the mountain settlement of Alton, which is situated immediately south of the Rim of the Basin, about three miles northeast of the neighborhood formerly known as Ranch, 28 miles north of Kanab, the stake headquarters, and 18 miles southwest of Hatch in Garfield County. It is also 13 miles northeast of Glendale, in Long Valley, and 35 miles southwest of Panguitch.

History timeline:

  • 1876 - A Branch was organized for the saints living in the Upper Kanab. The branch belonged to the Glendale Ward. The Ranch(western part of Graham) also belonged to the Glendale Ward.
  • 1887 - The saints on the Upper Rio Virgen and Upper Kanab were organized as the Graham Ward.
  • 1908 - The name of the Graham Ward was changed to the Alton Ward, the new name being suggested due to the high altitude.

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Fredonia Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 264.[3]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing on lower Kanab Creek, just across the boundary line which separates Utah from Arizona, eight miles south of Kanab, 14 miles east of Pipe Springs, 75 miles, by nearest road, southeast of Saint George, and 140 miles by way of Johnson, south of Marysvale, the nearest station on the Marysvale branch of the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad.

History timeline

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Glendale Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 286.[4]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Kanab Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 388.[5]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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Moccasin Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 522-523.[6]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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Mount Carmel Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 544.[7]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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Orderville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 621-622.[8]

Boundaries:

History timeline

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 387-388.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 17-18 .
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 264.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 286.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 388.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 522-523.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 544.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 621-622.