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=== Wards and Branches  ===
 
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The stake consists of five fully organized bishop’s wards, namely Diamondville and Kemmerer wards in Lincoln County, Wyoming, Randolph and Woodruff wards in Rich County, Utah, and Evanston Ward and Almy and Hilllard branches in Uinta County, Wyo.  
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The stake consists of five fully organized bishop’s wards, namely Diamondville and Kemmerer wards in Lincoln County, Wyoming, Randolph and Woodruff wards in Rich County, Utah, and Evanston Ward and Almy and Hilliard branches in Uinta County, Wyo.  
  
 
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*1870 - Almy residents met in the "Old Wyoming Camp" as a branch.
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*1877 - Almy Ward was organized on December 9.
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*1877 - Almy Ward was organized on December 9.  
*1900 - Almy Ward organization was discontinued due to the closing of the coal mines. Almy Branch was organized.
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Diamondville Ward, Woodruff Stake, Lincoln Co., Wyoming, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the mining town of Diamondville, which is a station on the Oregon Short Line Railroad, situated on Hams Fork, one mile south of Kemmerer.
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Diamondville Ward, Woodruff Stake, Lincoln Co., Wyoming, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the mining town of Diamondville, which is a station on the Oregon Short Line Railroad, situated on Hams Fork, one mile south of Kemmerer.  
  
 
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*1897 - Diamondville Branch was organized on May 16.
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*1902 - Diamondville Ward was organized on February 2.
 
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<br>Evanston Ward, Woodruff Stake, Uinta Co., Wyoming, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the city of Evanston and vicinity. Evanston is an important railroad town on the Union Pacific Railroad situated on Bear River, 76 miles east of Ogden and 86 miles by nearest road northeast of Salt Lake City.  
Evanston Ward, Woodruff Stake, Uinta Co., Wyoming, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the city of Evanston and vicinity. Evanston is an important railroad town on the Union Pacific Railroad situated on Bear River, 76 miles east of Ogden and 86 miles by nearest road northeast of Salt Lake City.  
 
  
 
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*1872 - Evanston Branch was organized.
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*1877 - Evanston Ward was organized on May 13.
 
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*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Woodruff+Ward+Utah church and other records] for Woodruff Ward, Utah at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
*List of {{FHLCAuthorLDSStakesBeg}}Woodruff+Ward+Utah church and other records] for Woodruff 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]].
 
 
 
 
  
 
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Revision as of 16:36, 30 January 2013

Utah Church Records go to Rich County Church Records and Uinta County Church Records and Lincoln County Church Records go to Woodruff Stake, Utah and Wyoming 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.961-962.

  • Online through BYU Books. (Free) In the Text search box, type the town or unit name and click Go. Select page numbers (tiny) at the right to see the page.
  • Also available through Ancestry.com ($).

Woodruff Stake, 1930

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 961-962.[1]

  • Area of the County:Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the south part of Rich County, Utah, the southwest part of Uinta County and the south part of Lincoln County, Wyo
  • Headquarters in: Evanston, Uinta County, Wyoming.
  • Boundaries of stake:

Woodruff Stake consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the south part of Rich County, Utah, the southwest part of Uinta County and the south part of Lincoln County, Wyo


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.

  • 1898 - Woodruff Stake was organized on June 6.


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.

Obtain the Records

Wards and Branches

The stake consists of five fully organized bishop’s wards, namely Diamondville and Kemmerer wards in Lincoln County, Wyoming, Randolph and Woodruff wards in Rich County, Utah, and Evanston Ward and Almy and Hilliard branches in Uinta County, Wyo.

Almy Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 18-19 .[2]

Boundaries:

Almy Branch, Woodruff Stake, Uinta Co., Wyoming, once a large and flourishing ward, consists of a few Latter-day Saint families residing in or near the mining camp of Almy, which is situated on the right bank of Bear River, about five miles north of Evanston.


History timeline:

  • 1870 - Almy residents met in the "Old Wyoming Camp" as a branch.
  • 1877 - Almy Ward was organized on December 9.
  • 1900 - Almy Ward organization was discontinued due to the closing of the coal mines. Almy Branch was organized.

Obtain the records

Diamondville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 194 .[3]

Boundaries:

Diamondville Ward, Woodruff Stake, Lincoln Co., Wyoming, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the mining town of Diamondville, which is a station on the Oregon Short Line Railroad, situated on Hams Fork, one mile south of Kemmerer.

History timeline:

  • 1897 - Diamondville Branch was organized on May 16.
  • 1902 - Diamondville Ward was organized on February 2.

Obtain the records

Evanston Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.238-239 .[4]

Boundaries:


Evanston Ward, Woodruff Stake, Uinta Co., Wyoming, consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the city of Evanston and vicinity. Evanston is an important railroad town on the Union Pacific Railroad situated on Bear River, 76 miles east of Ogden and 86 miles by nearest road northeast of Salt Lake City.

History timeline:

  • 1868 - Evanston was an important railroad town on the Union Pacific Railroad.
  • 1872 - Evanston Branch was organized.
  • 1877 - Evanston Ward was organized on May 13.

Obtain the records

Hillard Branch

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 336.[5]

Boundaries:

History timeline

Obtain the records

Kemmerer Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 396-397 .[6]

Boundaries:



History timeline:

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Randolph Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 691-692 .[7]

Boundaries:



History timeline:

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Woodruff Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 963-964 .[8]

Boundaries:




History timeline:

Obtain the records

References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 961-962-.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 18-19 .
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 194 .
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 238-239 .
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 336.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 396-397 .
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 691-692 .
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 963-964 .