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*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
 
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==== Ogden 4th Ward  ====
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==== Liberty Ward  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 608-609.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 608-609.</ref><br>  
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 433-434.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 433-434.</ref><br>  
  
'''Boundaries:'''  
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'''Boundaries:''' <br>
  
Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ogden city which extends north to the Ogden River, east to Monroe Avenue (which separates it from the Ogden 20th Ward), south to 22nd St. (which separates it from the Ogden 6th Ward), and west to Washington Avenue
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Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the upper, or northwest, end of Ogden Valley.  
  
 
'''History timeline'''  
 
'''History timeline'''  
  
*1863 - Ogden 4th Ward is one of the four original Ogden wards, dating back to 1856, and existed as a ward until 1863, when it became known as the 4th District of Ogden and continued thus until 1877.
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*1892 - Liberty Ward is an outgrowth of Eden Ward and was organized as a separate ward in 1892
*1877 - a reorganization of all the districts and settlements in Weber County took place, and the Ogden 4th Ward, containing the northeast part of Ogden City, was organized.
 
  
<br> '''Obtain the Records'''  
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'''Obtain the Records'''  
  
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Ogden+4th+Ward church and other records] for Ogden 4th Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Liberty+Ward church and other records] for Liberty 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]].
  
==== &nbsp;Liberty Ward  ====
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==== &nbsp;&nbsp;Middleton Ward  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], No page found. <ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} No page found.</ref><br>  
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 498.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 498.</ref><br>  
  
 
'''Boundaries:''' <br>  
 
'''Boundaries:''' <br>  
  
Not given
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Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the east end of Ogden Valley.
  
 
'''History timeline'''  
 
'''History timeline'''  
  
*Not given.
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*1905 - Middleton Ward, is an outgrowth of Huntsville, but was organized as a separate ward Sept. 10.
  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
  
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Garden+Creek+Branch church and other records] for Garden Creek Branch, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Middleton+Ward church and other records] for Middleton 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]].
  
==== Liberty Ward  ====
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==== Ogden 4th Ward  ====
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 433-434.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 433-434.</ref><br>  
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 608-609.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 608-609.</ref><br>  
  
'''Boundaries:''' <br>
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'''Boundaries:'''  
  
Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the upper, or northwest, end of Ogden Valley.
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Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ogden city which extends north to the Ogden River, east to Monroe Avenue (which separates it from the Ogden 20th Ward), south to 22nd St. (which separates it from the Ogden 6th Ward), and west to Washington Avenue
  
 
'''History timeline'''  
 
'''History timeline'''  
  
*1892 - Liberty Ward is an outgrowth of Eden Ward and was organized as a separate ward in 1892
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*1863 - Ogden 4th Ward is one of the four original Ogden wards, dating back to 1856, and existed as a ward until 1863, when it became known as the 4th District of Ogden and continued thus until 1877.
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*1877 - a reorganization of all the districts and settlements in Weber County took place, and the Ogden 4th Ward, containing the northeast part of Ogden City, was organized.
  
'''Obtain the Records'''  
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<br> '''Obtain the Records'''  
  
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Liberty+Ward church and other records] for Liberty Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Ogden+4th+Ward church and other records] for Ogden 4th 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]].
  
==== &nbsp;&nbsp;Middleton Ward  ====
 
  
See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 498.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 498.</ref><br>  
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==== &nbsp;&nbsp;North Ogden Ward  ====
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See [http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/cdm/compoundobject/collection/BYUIBooks/id/2694 ''Encyclopedic History...''], p. 589-590.<ref>{{UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg}} p. 598-590.</ref><br>  
  
 
'''Boundaries:''' <br>  
 
'''Boundaries:''' <br>  
  
Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the east end of Ogden Valley.  
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Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the town of North Ogden and immediate vicinity.
  
 
'''History timeline'''  
 
'''History timeline'''  
  
*1905 - Middleton Ward, is an outgrowth of Huntsville, but was organized as a separate ward Sept. 10.
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*1852 - North Ward of the Weber Stake, organized as a separate branch.
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*1877 - Organized as a ward.
  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
 
'''Obtain the Records'''  
  
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Middleton+Ward church and other records] for Middleton Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}North+Ogden+Ward church and other records] for North Ogden 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]].
  

Revision as of 20:36, 15 January 2013

Utah Church Records go to Weber County Church Records go to Ogden 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. 613-614.

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&nbsp;Ogden Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 613-614.[1]


  • Headquarters in (town): Weber Gymnasium (a building owned conjointly by all the stakes of Weber County), situated on 25th St. between Adams and Jefferson avenues.
  • 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 and Cache counties, east by the Wasatch Mountains (east of Ogden Valley), south, part of the way, by Morgan County, and further west by 24th St., Ogden (which separates it from Mount Ogden Stake), and west by Washington Avenue, Ogden.


History Timeline up to about 1930

  • 1908 - At a conference of the Weber Stake held in Ogden July 19, Weber Stake was divided into three stakes. The two new stakes were named the North Weber Stake and the Ogden Stake respectively, while only a part of the original Weber Stake was continued under that name.

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

Eden, Huntsville, Liberty, Middleton, North Ogden, Ogden 4th, Ogden 6th, Ogden 7th, Ogden 8th, Ogden 13th, Ogden 20th and Pleasant View.

Eden Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 214-215.[2]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the central part of Ogden Valley. The center of the ward, the village of Eden, is situated on the east bank of the north fork of the Ogden River and northwest of the middle fork, 4 1/2 miles northwest of Huntsville, 13 miles northwest of Ogden and 50 miles northeast of Salt Lake City.

History timeline

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 Huntsville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 347-348.[3]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the town of Huntsville, the principal settlement in Ogden Valley, which is located on a bench sloping gently to the west and lying between the south fork of the Ogden River and Spring Creek, 12 miles east of Ogden and 49 miles northeast of Salt Lake City.

History timeline

  • 1877 - The saints in Huntsville and all of Ogden Valley constituted a branch of the Weber Stake of Zion until 1877 when Huntsville was organized as a regular bishop’s ward.
  • 1908 - With the creation of the Ogden Stake in 1908, Hunstville became a ward of the Ogden Stake.


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Liberty Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 433-434.[4]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the upper, or northwest, end of Ogden Valley.

History timeline

  • 1892 - Liberty Ward is an outgrowth of Eden Ward and was organized as a separate ward in 1892

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  Middleton Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 498.[5]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the east end of Ogden Valley.

History timeline

  • 1905 - Middleton Ward, is an outgrowth of Huntsville, but was organized as a separate ward Sept. 10.

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Ogden 4th Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 608-609.[6]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Ogden city which extends north to the Ogden River, east to Monroe Avenue (which separates it from the Ogden 20th Ward), south to 22nd St. (which separates it from the Ogden 6th Ward), and west to Washington Avenue

History timeline

  • 1863 - Ogden 4th Ward is one of the four original Ogden wards, dating back to 1856, and existed as a ward until 1863, when it became known as the 4th District of Ogden and continued thus until 1877.
  • 1877 - a reorganization of all the districts and settlements in Weber County took place, and the Ogden 4th Ward, containing the northeast part of Ogden City, was organized.


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  North Ogden Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 589-590.[7]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the town of North Ogden and immediate vicinity.

History timeline

  • 1852 - North Ward of the Weber Stake, organized as a separate branch.
  • 1877 - Organized as a ward.

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Hiawatha Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 334.[8]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the coal-mining camp of Hiawatha which is situated on Miller Creek, at the mouth of a canyon about four miles north of Mohrland, and about 18 miles southwest of Price.

History timeline

  • 1920 - Organized into a branch of the Church on June 20, 1920..

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Kenilworth Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 397.[9]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in a coal-mining camp of that name situated on the side of a mountain, about five miles east of Helper and ten miles by wagon road north of Price.

History timeline

  • 1921 - Organized into a branch of the Church on May 29, 1921.

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Price Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 678-679.[10]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the city of Price, and immediate vicinity.


History timeline

  • 1881 - Branch of church established in Price, Utah.
  • 1882 - A regular bishop’s ward was organized at Price on November 20, 1882.

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Spring Glen Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 827.[11]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the upper end of Price River Valley, adjacent to the town of Helper on the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, and about six miles northwest of Price.

History timeline

  • 1885 - Organized as a branch of the Church in 1885.
  • 1889 - Spring Glen Branch was organized as a ward.
  • 1928 - Branch was organized as a ward on June 21, 1928.

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Standardville Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 832.[12]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the mining town of Standardville, situated in Spring Canyon, about seven miles west of Helper, and 1 1/2 miles west of Storrs.

History timeline

  • 1921 - Organized into a branch of the Church on May 22, 1921.

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Storrs Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 639.[13]

Boundaries:

Comprises the saints living in the coal-mining camp of Storrs, situated in Spring Canyon and owned by the Spring Canyon Coal Company. The camp is situated in Spring Canyon, about five miles west of Helper on the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, and ten miles northwest of Price.

History timeline

  • 1912 - Organized as a branch of the Church.
  • 1913 - Organized into a regular bishop's ward on May 23, 1913.

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Sunnyside Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 847-848.[14]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the coal-mining camp of Sunnyside, which is situated in Grassy Trail Canyon, about 28 miles southeast of Price

History timeline

  • February 4, 1900 - Sunnyside was organized as a branch of the Church.
  • July 17, 1900 - The branch was organized as a regular bishop’s ward.

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Wellington Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 934.[15]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the town of Wellington, which is a farming community, situated six miles southeast of Price, on the Price River.

History timeline

  • 1884 - Branch of the Church was organized at Wellington.
  • 1890 - Branch was organized as a ward on May 12, 1890.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 613-614.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 214-215.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 347-348.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 433-434.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 498.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 608-609.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 598-590.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 334.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 397.
  10. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 678-679.
  11. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 827.
  12. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 832.
  13. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 639.
  14. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 847-848.
  15. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 934.