Palmyra Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches

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Utah Church Records go to Utah County Church Records go to Palmyra 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. 631-632.

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Palmyra Stake

Stake Boundaries as of about 1930's
See Encyclopedic History..., p.631-632.[1]

  • Area of the County: East Central part of Utah County
  • Headquarters in: Spanish Fork, Utah
  • Boundaries of stake:

Palmyra Stake of Zion, consists of some of the settlements of Latter-day Saints in the east central part of Utah County, Utah, with headquarters in the city of Spanish Fork, which consists of five organized bishop’s wards. Beside Spanish Fork there are the Lake Shore, Leland, Palmyra and Salem wards. Palmyra Stake is an outgrowth of the Nebo Stake, which was an outgrowth of the original Utah Stake.

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.

  • 1924 - At a quarterly conference of the Nebo Stake held Nov. 23, the Lake Shore, Leland, Palmyra, Salem, Spanish Fork 1st, Spanish Fork 2nd, Spanish Fork 3rd and Spanish Fork 4th wards were separated from the Nebo Stake, Utah and organized into a new stake called Palmyra.

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

Lake Shore Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 411.[2]

Boundaries:


History timeline

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Ward

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

Boundaries:



History timeline


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Ward

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

Boundaries:


History timeline

Obtain the Records

References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 631-632.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 411.
  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.