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Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing on the south side of Weber River. The ward extends north to the Weber County Line and to Weber River, east to the Uintah Ward, south to the East Layton Ward, and west to the Sunset Ward—both in the North Davis Stake of Zion.  
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Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ogden city which is bounded on the north by Harrisville and North Ogden, east by Washington Avenue, south by 7th St. (which separates it from the Ogden 10th Ward), and west by Slaterville Ward.
  
 
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*1853 - First Bishop of the ward, chosen to that position Nov. 11.
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*1924 - Became Ogden 15th Ward Jan. 1, when the name was changed from Lynne to that of Ogden 15th Ward, the boundaries were the same as before.
  
 
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}south+Weber+Ward church and other records] for South Weber Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Ogden+15th+Ward church and other records] for Ogden 15th Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
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Revision as of 17:39, 19 January 2013

Utah Church Records go to Weber County Church Records go to North Weber Stake, Utah 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. 592.

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North Weber Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 592.[1]


  • Headquarters in (town): The headquarters of the stake are in the 3rd Ward meeting house.
  • Boundaries of stake:

Consists (1930) of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Weber County, Utah, which is bounded on the north by Box Elder County, east by Washington Avenue, Ogden, south by 24th St., which separates it from the Weber Stake, and west by the Great Salt Lake.


History Timeline up to about 1930

  • 1908 - on July 26, the Weber Stake was divided and two new stakes organized, named respectively the North Weber Stake and the Ogden Stake.

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

Farr West, Grouse Creek, Harrisville, Marriott, Ogden 3rd Ward, Ogden 10th Ward, Ogden 15th Ward, Ogden 16th Ward, Plain City, Slaterville, Taylor, Warren, West Weber and Wilson; also one branch named West Warren.

Farr West Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 245-246.[2]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints living in a scattered condition in a farming district extending northward to the Pleasant View Ward, east to the Harrisville, south to the Slaterville and west to the Plain City Ward.

History timeline

  • 1890 - Farr West is an outgrowth of Harrisville and was for a number of years known as West Harrisville Branch in charge of a presiding Elder, which branch was organized as a bishop’s ward Nov. 30.

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 Grouse Creek Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 305-306.[3]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in Grouse Creek Valley situated in the extreme northwest corner of Box Elder County, about 150 miles northwest of Ogden. This valley is about 25 miles long from north to south and from two to ten miles wide.

History timeline

  • 1876 - Grouse Creek as a settlement dates back to 1876 and belonged originally to the Box Elder Stake. In 1895 it became part of the Cassia Stake, was transferred to the Raft River Stake in 1916, and became a part of the North Weber Stake in January, 1928.
  • 1877 - The saints in Grouse Creek Valley were organized as a ward.


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Harrisville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 318-319.[4]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in a farming district lying north of Ogden,

History timeline

  • 1858 - In 1863 the little settlement was organized as a branch of the Church.
  • 1877 - In May, Harrisville was organized into a regular bishop’s ward.

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  Marriott Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 477-478.[5]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Weber County which is bounded on the north by the Ogden 15th Ward and Slaterville Ward (Mill Creek being the boundary line part of the way), east by the Ogden 10th Ward (the Oregon Short Line tracks being the boundary line), and south to the Ogden River. West the ward extends to the Factory Bridge on the Weber River.

History timeline

  • 1856 - The saints in the Marriott district were organized as a branch of the Church.
  • 1863 - The Marriott District of the Weber Stake was organized.
  • 1877 - On May 28, the Marriott District was organized as a bishop’s ward.

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  Ogden 3rd Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 608.[6]

Boundaries:

consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ogden city which is bounded on the north by the Ogden River, on the east by Washington Avenue, on the south by 24th St., and west by the Weber River.

History timeline

  • 1856 - Ogden 3rd Ward dates back to 1856, when Ogden was divided into the Ogden 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th wards.
  • 1908 - Ogden 3rd Ward belonged to Weber Stake of Zion until 1908, when it became part of North Weber Stake.

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Ogden 10th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 610.[7]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ogden city which is bounded on the north by 7th St. (which separates it from the 15th Ward), east by Washington Avenue, south by the Ogden River, and west by the Oregon Short Line Railroad track (or the Marriott Ward).

History timeline

  • 1910 - Ogden 10th Ward was organized Feb. 13, from parts of the Ogden 3rd and Lynne wards.


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Ogden 15th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 611.[8]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ogden city which is bounded on the north by Harrisville and North Ogden, east by Washington Avenue, south by 7th St. (which separates it from the Ogden 10th Ward), and west by Slaterville Ward.

History timeline

  • 1924 - Became Ogden 15th Ward Jan. 1, when the name was changed from Lynne to that of Ogden 15th Ward, the boundaries were the same as before.

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Ogden 16th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 895-896.[9]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing on both sides of the Weber River, immediately below the mouth of Weber Canyon. The river at this point forms the boundary between Weber County on the north and Davis County on the south, hence the ward contains families of saints residing in both counties, but the majority of them reside on the north side of the river, where the meeting house stands, about a mile below the mouth of Weber Canyon, and also about a mile east of the Uintah railroad station of the Union Pacific Railroad.


History timeline

  • 1852 - Preside over the ecclesiastical affairs at East Weber.
  • 1854 - A fort was erected at East Weber as a protection against Indians. Bishop at South Weber, assumed jurisdiction over all the saints located near the mouth of Weber Canyon on both sides of the river.
  • 1877 - Uintah Ward was organized. (Previous name of the area was Easton and then Deseret.)

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Plain City Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 895-896.[10]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing on both sides of the Weber River, immediately below the mouth of Weber Canyon. The river at this point forms the boundary between Weber County on the north and Davis County on the south, hence the ward contains families of saints residing in both counties, but the majority of them reside on the north side of the river, where the meeting house stands, about a mile below the mouth of Weber Canyon, and also about a mile east of the Uintah railroad station of the Union Pacific Railroad.


History timeline

  • 1852 - Preside over the ecclesiastical affairs at East Weber.
  • 1854 - A fort was erected at East Weber as a protection against Indians. Bishop at South Weber, assumed jurisdiction over all the saints located near the mouth of Weber Canyon on both sides of the river.
  • 1877 - Uintah Ward was organized. (Previous name of the area was Easton and then Deseret.)

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Slaterville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 895-896.[11]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing on both sides of the Weber River, immediately below the mouth of Weber Canyon. The river at this point forms the boundary between Weber County on the north and Davis County on the south, hence the ward contains families of saints residing in both counties, but the majority of them reside on the north side of the river, where the meeting house stands, about a mile below the mouth of Weber Canyon, and also about a mile east of the Uintah railroad station of the Union Pacific Railroad.


History timeline

  • 1852 - Preside over the ecclesiastical affairs at East Weber.
  • 1854 - A fort was erected at East Weber as a protection against Indians. Bishop at South Weber, assumed jurisdiction over all the saints located near the mouth of Weber Canyon on both sides of the river.
  • 1877 - Uintah Ward was organized. (Previous name of the area was Easton and then Deseret.)

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Taylor Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 895-896.[12]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing on both sides of the Weber River, immediately below the mouth of Weber Canyon. The river at this point forms the boundary between Weber County on the north and Davis County on the south, hence the ward contains families of saints residing in both counties, but the majority of them reside on the north side of the river, where the meeting house stands, about a mile below the mouth of Weber Canyon, and also about a mile east of the Uintah railroad station of the Union Pacific Railroad.


History timeline

  • 1852 - Preside over the ecclesiastical affairs at East Weber.
  • 1854 - A fort was erected at East Weber as a protection against Indians. Bishop at South Weber, assumed jurisdiction over all the saints located near the mouth of Weber Canyon on both sides of the river.
  • 1877 - Uintah Ward was organized. (Previous name of the area was Easton and then Deseret.)

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Warren Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 895-896.[13]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing on both sides of the Weber River, immediately below the mouth of Weber Canyon. The river at this point forms the boundary between Weber County on the north and Davis County on the south, hence the ward contains families of saints residing in both counties, but the majority of them reside on the north side of the river, where the meeting house stands, about a mile below the mouth of Weber Canyon, and also about a mile east of the Uintah railroad station of the Union Pacific Railroad.


History timeline

  • 1852 - Preside over the ecclesiastical affairs at East Weber.
  • 1854 - A fort was erected at East Weber as a protection against Indians. Bishop at South Weber, assumed jurisdiction over all the saints located near the mouth of Weber Canyon on both sides of the river.
  • 1877 - Uintah Ward was organized. (Previous name of the area was Easton and then Deseret.)

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West Warren Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 895-896.[14]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing on both sides of the Weber River, immediately below the mouth of Weber Canyon. The river at this point forms the boundary between Weber County on the north and Davis County on the south, hence the ward contains families of saints residing in both counties, but the majority of them reside on the north side of the river, where the meeting house stands, about a mile below the mouth of Weber Canyon, and also about a mile east of the Uintah railroad station of the Union Pacific Railroad.


History timeline

  • 1852 - Preside over the ecclesiastical affairs at East Weber.
  • 1854 - A fort was erected at East Weber as a protection against Indians. Bishop at South Weber, assumed jurisdiction over all the saints located near the mouth of Weber Canyon on both sides of the river.
  • 1877 - Uintah Ward was organized. (Previous name of the area was Easton and then Deseret.)

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West Weber Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 895-896.[15]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing on both sides of the Weber River, immediately below the mouth of Weber Canyon. The river at this point forms the boundary between Weber County on the north and Davis County on the south, hence the ward contains families of saints residing in both counties, but the majority of them reside on the north side of the river, where the meeting house stands, about a mile below the mouth of Weber Canyon, and also about a mile east of the Uintah railroad station of the Union Pacific Railroad.


History timeline

  • 1852 - Preside over the ecclesiastical affairs at East Weber.
  • 1854 - A fort was erected at East Weber as a protection against Indians. Bishop at South Weber, assumed jurisdiction over all the saints located near the mouth of Weber Canyon on both sides of the river.
  • 1877 - Uintah Ward was organized. (Previous name of the area was Easton and then Deseret.)

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Wilson Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 895-896.[16]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing on both sides of the Weber River, immediately below the mouth of Weber Canyon. The river at this point forms the boundary between Weber County on the north and Davis County on the south, hence the ward contains families of saints residing in both counties, but the majority of them reside on the north side of the river, where the meeting house stands, about a mile below the mouth of Weber Canyon, and also about a mile east of the Uintah railroad station of the Union Pacific Railroad.


History timeline

  • 1852 - Preside over the ecclesiastical affairs at East Weber.
  • 1854 - A fort was erected at East Weber as a protection against Indians. Bishop at South Weber, assumed jurisdiction over all the saints located near the mouth of Weber Canyon on both sides of the river.
  • 1877 - Uintah Ward was organized. (Previous name of the area was Easton and then Deseret.)

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 592.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 245-246.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 305-306.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 318-319.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 477-478.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 608.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 610.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 611.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 895-896.
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 895-896.
  11. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 895-896.
  12. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 895-896.
  13. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 895-896.
  14. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 895-896.
  15. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 895-896.
  16. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 895-896.