Lehi Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches

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Utah Church Records go to Utah County Church Records go to Lehi 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 for this page:Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 425.

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Lehi Stake

Stake Boundaries as of about 1930's
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 425-426.[1]

  • Area of the County: Located in the northwest part of Utah County, Utah, including Cedar Valley.
  • Headquarters in: American Fork.
  • Boundaries of stake: It extends north to the mountains which separate Utah County from Salt Lake County, east to the Alpine Stake, south to the Utah Lake and the Tintic Stake, and west to the chain of mountains separating Cedar Valley from Rush Valley.

Lehi Stake of Zion, Utah Co., Utah consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the northeast part of Utah County, Utah, north of the Utah lake, with headquarters in American Fork.

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.

  • 1850 - With the exception of Provo, Lehi ranks among the oldest settlements in Utah Valley, Lehi was first settled in 1850.
  • 1851 - The Settlement was first called Evansville and organized as a ward in the spring of 1851.
  • 1903 - Dec. 20 the Lehi Ward was divided into four wards, Lehi 1st, Lehi 2nd, Lehi 3rd, and Lehi 4th.
  • 1928 - The Church authorities divided the said Alpine Stake into three stakes, namely, Alpine, Lehi and Timpanogos, which was done at a quarterly conference of the Alpine Stake held Sunday, July 1.
  • 1903 - Lehi Ward was divided into four wards, Lehi 1st Lehi 2nd,Lehi 3rd and Lehi 4th wards.

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 in the Lehi Stake: Cedar Valley, Lehi 1st, Lehi 2nd, Lehi 3rd, Lehi 4th,  Lehi 5th and the Fairfield Branch.

Cedar Valley Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 124.[2]

Boundaries:  Located in the north end of Cedar Valley, extending north and south for 22 miles; it is seven miles wide. Cedar Valley comprises the west part of Utah County and is separated from the Utah Valley proper on the east by a low range of mountains, and from Rush Valley in Tooele County on the west by another low range of mountains.


History timeline

  • 1853 - In April 3, 1853, the saints who had located at Cedar Fort were organized into a ward called Cedar Fort Ward.



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Lehi Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 20-21.[3]

Boundaries:

  • Lehi 1st Ward - Is located in the southwest part of the city of Lehi. It is separated from the Lehi 2nd Ward on the north by a line running east and west half way between 3rd and 4th North streets. On the east it is bounded by 1st West St., which separates it from Lehi 5th Ward; southward it extends to Utah Lake and westward to the mountains separating Utah Valley from Cedar Valley.
  • Lehi 2nd Ward
  • Lehi 3rd Ward
  • Lehi 4th Ward

History timeline

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Highland Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 335-336.[4]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 425-426.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 124.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 20-21.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.335-336.