South Sanpete Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches

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Utah Church Records go to Sanpete County Church Records go to South Sanpete 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.590-591.

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South Sanpete Stake, 1930

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 590-591.[1]

  • Area of the County: Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the central part of Sanpete County, Utah.
  • Headquarters in: Richmond, Utah
  • Boundaries of stake:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the central part of Sanpete County, 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.

  • 1900 - South Sanpete Stake was organized, on December 9, when Sanpete Stake was divided into the South Sanpete Stake and the North Sanpete Stake.
  • 1901 - South Sanpete Stake commenced to function on January 1, its boundaries including Axtell Ward, Centerfield Ward, Ephraim North Ward, Ephraim South Ward, Fayette Ward, Gunnison Ward, Manti North Ward, Manti South Ward, Mayfield Ward and Sterling Ward.
  • 1923 - On May 6, the southern part of South Sanpete Stake was organized as the Gunnison Stake, with Axtell Ward, Centerfield Ward, Fayette Ward, Gunnison Ward, Mayfield Ward and Clarion Branch becoming a part of the Gunnison Stake.


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

Ephraim North Ward, Ephraim South Ward, Ephraim West Ward, Manti CenterWard, Manti North Ward, Manti South Ward, Sterling Ward

Ephraim Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 234 .[2]

Boundaries:

History timeline:

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Manti Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 472-473.[3]

Boundaries:

History timeline

Obtain the records

Sterling Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 836.[4]

Boundaries:

History timeline

Obtain the records

References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 590-591.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 234 .
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 472-473.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 836.