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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Carbon Stake|corporate|disp=Carbon Stake}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
 
*List of {{FHL|Saints. Carbon Stake|corporate|disp=Carbon Stake}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].  
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[Archives and Libraries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
=== Wards and Branches  ===
 
=== Wards and Branches  ===
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Castle Gate|corporate|disp=Castle Gate Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*List of {{FHL|Saints. Castle Gate|corporate|disp=Castle Gate Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[Archives and Libraries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
==== Clear Creek Ward  ====
 
==== Clear Creek Ward  ====
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Clear Creek|corporate|disp=Clear Creek Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*List of {{FHL|Saints. Clear Creek|corporate|disp=Clear Creek Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[Archives and Libraries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
==== Columbia Branch  ====
 
==== Columbia Branch  ====
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Columbia|corporate|disp=Columbia Branch}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*List of {{FHL|Saints. Columbia|corporate|disp=Columbia Branch}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[Archives and Libraries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
====  Garden Creek Branch  ====
 
====  Garden Creek Branch  ====
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Garden Creek|corporate|disp=Garden Creek Branch}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*List of {{FHL|Saints. Garden Creek|corporate|disp=Garden Creek Branch}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[Archives and Libraries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
==== Green River Ward  ====
 
==== Green River Ward  ====
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Green River|corporate|disp=Green River Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*List of {{FHL|Saints. Green River|corporate|disp=Green River Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[Archives and Libraries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
==== Helper Ward  ====
 
==== Helper Ward  ====
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Helper|corporate|disp=Helper Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*List of {{FHL|Saints. Helper|corporate|disp=Helper Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[Archives and Libraries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
==== Hiawatha Branch  ====
 
==== Hiawatha Branch  ====
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Hiawatha|corporate|disp=Hiawatha Branch}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*List of {{FHL|Saints. Hiawatha|corporate|disp=Hiawatha Branch}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[Archives and Libraries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
==== Kenilworth Branch  ====
 
==== Kenilworth Branch  ====
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Kenilworth|corporate|disp=Kenilworth Branch}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*List of {{FHL|Saints. Kenilworth|corporate|disp=Kenilworth Branch}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[Archives and Libraries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
==== Price Ward  ====
 
==== Price Ward  ====
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Price|corporate|disp=Price Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*List of {{FHL|Saints. Price|corporate|disp=Price Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[Archives and Libraries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
==== Spring Glen Ward  ====
 
==== Spring Glen Ward  ====
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Spring Glen|corporate|disp=Spring Glen Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*List of {{FHL|Saints. Spring Glen|corporate|disp=Spring Glen Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[Archives and Libraries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
==== Standardville Branch  ====
 
==== Standardville Branch  ====
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Standardville|corporate|disp=Standardville Branch}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*List of {{FHL|Saints. Standardville|corporate|disp=Standardville Branch}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[Archives and Libraries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
==== Storrs Ward  ====
 
==== Storrs Ward  ====
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Storrs|corporate|disp=Storrs Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*List of {{FHL|Saints. Storrs|corporate|disp=Storrs Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[Archives and Libraries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
==== Sunnyside Ward  ====
 
==== Sunnyside Ward  ====
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Sunnyside|corporate|disp=Sunnyside Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*List of {{FHL|Saints. Sunnyside|corporate|disp=Sunnyside Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[Archives and Libraries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
==== Wellington Ward  ====
 
==== Wellington Ward  ====
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*List of {{FHL|Saints. Wellington|corporate|disp=Wellington Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
 
*List of {{FHL|Saints. Wellington|corporate|disp=Wellington Ward}} church and other records at the [[Family History Library|FamilySearch Library]].
*For additional resources, see [[LDS Archives and Libraries#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
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*For additional resources, see [[Archives and Libraries of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints#Church_History_Library|Church History Library]].
  
 
=== References  ===
 
=== References  ===

Revision as of 12:30, 9 May 2019

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: Template:UTChurchLDSJensonsBeg p. 116-117. Template:UTChurchLDSJensonsEnd

Carbon Stake[edit | edit source]

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 116-117.[1]

  • Area of the County:All of Carbon County, UT
  • Headquarters in (town): Price, UT
  • Boundaries of stake:

Carbon Stake consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in Carbon County, and also a few in Embery County, Utah.


History Timeline up to about 1930

  • 1910 - On May 8, Emery Stake was divided into two stakes, the north part of the stake to become a new stake called Carbon Stake, with the same boundaries as the previously organized Carbon County. The south part of the Emery Stake was continued under the old name.

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.


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[edit | edit source]

Castle Gate, Clear Creek, Columbia, Garden Creek, Green River, Helper, Hiawatha, Kenilworth, Price, Spring Glen, Standardville, Sunnyside,and Wellington.

Castle Gate Ward[edit | edit source]

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 121.[2]

Boundaries: Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the coal-mining camp of Castle Gate, situated in Price River Canyon, three miles north of Helper, and ten miles northwest of Price, the headquarters of the Carbon Stake of Zion.

History timeline

  • 1888 - Among the employees at the mines were Latter-day Saints, who were organized into a branch of the Church in November of 1888, under the direction of the Spring Glen Ward, which was organized at the same time.
  • 1893 - The Castle Gate Branch was organized as a regular bishop’s ward in May of 1893.


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Clear Creek Ward[edit | edit source]

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 145.[3]

Boundaries:

Clear Creek is a coal-mining camp situated in the mountains adjacent to Pleasant Valley, in a canyon which opens into said valley, 21 miles by rail south of Colton, on the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, and 35 miles by railroad, or 25 miles by wagon road across the mountains, northwest of Price

History timeline

  • 1901 - Organized as a branch on June 28, 1901.
  • 1911 - Branch was organized as a regular bishop’s ward on October 29, 1911
  • 1930 - Changed to the Clear Creek Branch

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Columbia Branch[edit | edit source]

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 155-156.[4]

Boundaries:

Consisted, in 1930, of a few Latter-day Saint families residing in a coal mining camp situated in the mountains about five miles southeast of Sunnyside, on a flat at the mouth of a rocky canyon, 28 miles southeast of Price

History timeline

  • 1925 - Organized into a branch on September 27, 1925.

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 Garden Creek Branch[edit | edit source]

See Encyclopedic History..., No page found. [5]

Boundaries:

Not given

History timeline

  • Not given.

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Green River Ward[edit | edit source]

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 303-304.[6]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the town of Green River, Emery County, Utah a station on the Denver & Rio Grande Western Railroad, 68 miles southeast of Price.

History timeline

  • 1904 - Organized into a ward.
  • 1907 - This ward organization functioned when it was discontinued, and the few families of saints who still remained in the town of Green River were organized as a branch of the Church. Later the branch organization was also discontinued as nearly all the members of the Church had left the place.

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Helper Ward[edit | edit source]

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 331.[7]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing at Helper, a railroad town on the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, situated in the narrow Price River Valley, three miles south of Castle Gate, and seven miles northwest of Price.

History timeline

  • 1918 - Organized into a branch of the Church March 17, 1918.
  • 1930 - Branch organized as a ward on Dec. 31, 1930.

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Hiawatha Branch[edit | edit source]

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 334.[8]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the coal-mining camp of Hiawatha which is situated on Miller Creek, at the mouth of a canyon about four miles north of Mohrland, and about 18 miles southwest of Price.

History timeline

  • 1920 - Organized into a branch of the Church on June 20, 1920..

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Kenilworth Branch[edit | edit source]

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 397.[9]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in a coal-mining camp of that name situated on the side of a mountain, about five miles east of Helper and ten miles by wagon road north of Price.

History timeline

  • 1921 - Organized into a branch of the Church on May 29, 1921.

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Price Ward[edit | edit source]

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 678-679.[10]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the city of Price, and immediate vicinity.


History timeline

  • 1881 - Branch of church established in Price, Utah.
  • 1882 - A regular bishop’s ward was organized at Price on November 20, 1882.

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Spring Glen Ward[edit | edit source]

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 827.[11]

Boundaries:

Consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the upper end of Price River Valley, adjacent to the town of Helper on the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, and about six miles northwest of Price.

History timeline

  • 1885 - Organized as a branch of the Church in 1885.
  • 1889 - Spring Glen Branch was organized as a ward.
  • 1928 - Branch was organized as a ward on June 21, 1928.

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Standardville Branch[edit | edit source]

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 832.[12]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the mining town of Standardville, situated in Spring Canyon, about seven miles west of Helper, and 1 1/2 miles west of Storrs.

History timeline

  • 1921 - Organized into a branch of the Church on May 22, 1921.

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Storrs Ward[edit | edit source]

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 639.[13]

Boundaries:

Comprises the saints living in the coal-mining camp of Storrs, situated in Spring Canyon and owned by the Spring Canyon Coal Company. The camp is situated in Spring Canyon, about five miles west of Helper on the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad, and ten miles northwest of Price.

History timeline

  • 1912 - Organized as a branch of the Church.
  • 1913 - Organized into a regular bishop's ward on May 23, 1913.

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Sunnyside Ward[edit | edit source]

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 847-848.[14]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the coal-mining camp of Sunnyside, which is situated in Grassy Trail Canyon, about 28 miles southeast of Price

History timeline

  • February 4, 1900 - Sunnyside was organized as a branch of the Church.
  • July 17, 1900 - The branch was organized as a regular bishop’s ward.

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Wellington Ward[edit | edit source]

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 934.[15]

Boundaries:

Consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the town of Wellington, which is a farming community, situated six miles southeast of Price, on the Price River.

History timeline

  • 1884 - Branch of the Church was organized at Wellington.
  • 1890 - Branch was organized as a ward on May 12, 1890.

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References[edit | edit source]