Timpanogos Stake, Utah LDS Church Wards and Branches

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Utah Church Records go to Utah County Church Records go to Timpanogos 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. 876-877.

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Timpanogos Stake

Stake Boundaries as of about 1930's
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 876-877 .[1]

  • Area of the County:/Timpanogos Stake of Zion, Utah Co., Utah,consists of that part of Utah Valley lying west of the noted mountain known as Timpanogos.
  • Headquarters in: Pleasant Grove.
  • Boundaries of stake: Timpanogos, the majestic elevation which forms the eastern boundary of the stake, is named after the mountain. Southward the stake extends to the Sharon Stake; westward and northward to the Alpine Stake.

The Timpanogos Stake embraces a rich agricultural and horticultural district including the following wards: Lindon, Manila, Pleasant Grove 1st, Pleasant Grove 2nd, Pleasant Grove 3rd, and Windsor.

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.

  • 1928 - The Church authorities divide the Alpine Stake into three stakes, which was done at a quarterly conference of the Alpine Stake held at American Fork July 1, 1928. The following wards, which had formerly belonged to the Alpine Stake, were separated from said stake and organized as the Timpanogos Stake: Pleasant Grove 1st, Pleasant Grove 2nd, Pleasant Grove 3rd, Manila, Lindon and Windsor.

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Wards and Branches in the Timpanogos Stake: Lindon, Manila, Pleasant Grove 1st, Pleasant Grove 2nd, Pleasant Grove 3rd, and Windsor.

Lindon Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 435.[2]

Boundaries: 
Lindon Ward, Timpanogos Stake, Utah Co., Utah, is lying immediately south of Pleasant Grove. It extends southward to the Windsor Ward, westward to Utah Lake and American Fork, northward to the Pleasant Grove 3rd Ward, and east to the mountains.


History timeline

  • 1890 - At a conference held at Pleasant Grove April 20, 1890, the Pleasant Grove Ward was divided into three wards, the south part of the same being organized as the Pleasant Grove 2nd Ward (later Lindon), and the north part organized as the Pleasant Grove 3rd Ward (now Manila).


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Manila Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 470-471.[3]

Boundaries:



History timeline

  • 1890 - Manila Ward is an outgrowth of the city of Pleasant Grove, and as the inhabitants increased in that part of Utah Valley it was deemed necessary to divide Pleasant Grove into three wards, which was done at a meeting held April 20, 1890. On this occasion the north part of the Pleasant Grove Ward was detached and organized into a separate ward called the Pleasant Grove 3rd Ward. The new ward, had the name changed in 1898 to that of Manila.
  • 1901 - Manila Ward belonged to the Utah Stake until 1901.
  • 1925 - Manila Ward belonged to the Alpine Stake until 1925, when it became a part of the Timpanogos Stake.

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Lehi Wards

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 20-21.[4]

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 - Located in the central part of Lehi, Utah. It is separated from the Lehi 3rd and 4th wards on the north by irregular boundary lines, on the east by Lehi 4th Ward, on the south by a line running east and west between 3rd and 4th North streets, and on the west by the mountains which separate Utah Valley from Cedar Valley.
  • Lehi 3rd Ward - Located in the northwest part of the city of Lehi, Utah. Northward the ward extends to the mountains; eastward to the Lehi 4th Ward, or to an irrigation canal; south to the Lehi 2nd Ward or 6th North St., and west to the mountain chain which separates Utah Valley from Cedar Valley. The Lehi 3rd Ward meeting house, facing north and west, is situated on the corner of 9th North and 4th West streets, somewhat centrally in the ward.
  • Lehi 4th Ward - Located in the northeast part of the city of Lehi, Utah, and extends northward to the mountains; east to the Highland and American Fork 3rd wards in the Alpine Stake; south to a line running east and west between 3rd and 4th North streets or the Lehi 1st and 5th wards, and west to the Lehi 2nd and 3rd wards. The Lehi 4th Ward meeting house is situated on the corner of 5th East and 9th North streets, facing north and west.
  • Lehi 5th Ward - Is bounded on the north by the Lehi 2nd Ward, on the east by American Fork, on the south by Utah Lake, and on the west by the Lehi 1st Ward.


History timeline

  • 1903 - Lehi 1st Ward, at a quarterly conference of the Alpine Stake held in Lehi Dec. 20, 1903, Lehi was divided into four wards, namely, the Lehi lst Ward, Lehi 2nd Ward Lehi 2nd Ward with James H. Gardner as Bishop; Lehi 3rd Ward and Lehi 4th Ward. The Lehi 1st Ward chapel is the old meeting house, erected at an early day in Lehi.
  • 1920 - Lehi 5th Ward was organized Feb. 29, 1920, from the west part of the Lehi 1st Ward.
  • 1928 - In the Lehi 5th Ward, meetings and Sunday school sessions were held for several years in the Lehi Memorial Hall, but a modern meeting house was built in 1928, at a cost of about $40,000; this chapel stands on 1st North St. and 1st East St., facing south and east.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 876-877.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 435.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.470-471.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 20-21.