Wards and Branches of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Rigby Stake, Idaho

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Rigby Stake Wards and Branches
Rigby Stake 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. 708-709.

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Rigby Stake[edit | edit source]

Stake boundaries as of about 1930 — see Encyclopedic History..., p.708-709.[1]

  • Area of the County: 14 miles northeast of Idaho Falls, Idaho
  • Headquarters in (town): Rigby, Idaho
  • Boundaries of stake:

Saints residing in Jefferson County and the north part of Bonneville County, Idaho.

History Timeline up to about 1930

This timeline (arranged by year) includes events that affected records, record-keeping, and movements of members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in this area.

  • 1883 - Saints were members of the Cache Stake of Zion.
  • 1884 - Saints were member of the Bannock Stake when it was organized.
  • 1895 - Bannock Stake was divided and was organized as the Bingham Stake.
  • 1908 - Bingham Stake was divided and the north part of that stake became the Rigby Stake of Zion.


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[edit | edit source]

Wards and Branches[edit | edit source]

Rigby Branch (Lewisville Ward), Rigby 1st Ward, Rigby 2nd. Ward.

Rigby Wards[edit | edit source]

See Encyclopedic History..., p.709-710.[2]

Boundaries:

  • RIGBY 1ST WARD, Rigby Stake, Jefferson Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in that part of Rigby lying west of State St., running north and south through the town.
  • RIGBY 2ND WARD, Rigby Stake, Jefferson Co., Idaho, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing east of State Street in Rigby.

History timeline

  • 1884 - Rigby saints were organization as a branch under the direction of the Lewisville Ward.
  • 1886 - On May 22, 1886, the branch was organized as the Rigby Ward.
  • 1920 - Rigby Ward remained so until Jan. 25, 1920, when the Rigby Ward was divided, and two new wards were organized: the Rigby 1st Ward and the Rigby 2nd Ward.

Obtain the Records

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p.708-709.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 709-710.