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Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Little Colorado Stake (Ariz.)

 Organization

Little Colorado Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints was established in 1878 and dissolved in 1887.

The Little Colorado stake was formed along the Little Colorado river on January 27, 1878 as the first stake in Arizona with Lot Smith as president. It was dissolved in 1887 with the creations of the St. Johns Arizona Stake and Snowflake Arizona Stake. The stake was involved in missionary work among the Indians.

Mormon Wikia, via WWW, August 1, 2020 (est. 1878, first stake, Lot Smith, dissolved 1887)

Little Colorado Stake minutes, 1878-1887 (missionary work)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Little Colorado Stake (Ariz.) stake statistical report

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 802
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. One-page statistical report summarizing Mormon population growth and decline in the settlements along the Little Colorado River in eastern Arizona. Also included are some explanatory notes at the bottom of the page made by the typist.
Dates: 1879-1886

Little Colorado Stake minutes

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 808
Scope and Contents Photocopy of typescript. Contains a short history of the Mormon Church's mission to the Navajo Indians in Arizona from 1876 to 1878 and the creation of the Little Colorado Stake. The history of the stake is then continued up to 1887. Includes history of the settlements making up the stake, activities of the members, minutes of meetings, and accounts of missionary work among the Indians.
Dates: 1878-1887