Yellowstone Stake, Idaho LDS Church Wards and Branches

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Idaho go to Clark County Church Records go to Yellowstone Stake, Idaho 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.966.

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Yellowstone Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930 — see Encyclopedic History..., p966.[1]

  • Area of the County:Located in Fremont County and the west part of Clark County in the northeast part of Idaho.
  • Headquarters in (town): Saint Anthony.
  • Boundaries of stake:It extends to Montana on the north, Yellowstone Park on the east, to the Teton and Fremont stakes on the south, and to Idaho Falls Stake on the west.


History Timeline up to about 1930

  • 1909 - Yellowstone Stake came into existence at a special meeting held at Parker, Idaho, Jan. 10. On that occasion the Fremont Stake was divided and its northern part organized as a new stake named the Yellowstone Stake, this name being suggested on account of its close proximity to the Yellowstone National Park. he following named wards, which hitherto had constituted a part of the Fremont Stake, were transferred to make the new or Yellowstone Stake, to-wit: Ashton, Chester, Egin, Farnum, Kilgore, Marysville, Ora, St. Anthony, Parker, Twin Groves, Warm River, and Wilford.



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

Ashton, Chester, Egin, Farnum, Kilgore, Marysville, Ora, St. Anthony, Parker, Twin Groves, Warm River, and Wilford.

Ashton Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.33.[2]

Boundaries:

  • Located in Ashton and vicinity, situated in the open country about two miles south of Henry’s Fork of Snake River, and 15 miles northeast of Saint Anthony.

History timeline

  • 1903 - The saints were organized into a branch of the Church as a part of the Marysville Ward March 15. On June 28, 1903, this branch was organized as the Vernon Ward.
  • 1907 - The name of the ward was changed to Ashton.

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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.966.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 33.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.xx-xx.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  8. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.
  9. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. xx-xx.