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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. 274.

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Panguitch Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 634-35.[1]

  • Area of the County: Panguitch Stake, Garfield Co., Utah,is located near the hills in the south end of Panguitch Valley, and 15 miles northeast of Panguitch Lake. The town of Panguitch is 55 miles South of Marysvale, the nearest railroad station, 40 miles east of Parowan, and 60 miles northwest of Kanab.
  • Headquarters in (town): Panguitch, UT.
  • Boundaries of stake: South end of Panguitch Valley.


History Timeline up to about 1930

  • 1877 - Panguitch Stake of Zion was organized.
  • 1920 - Aug. - 29 - 1920 - Panguitch Sake was divided with a Panguitch Stake and the new Garfield Stake being organized.


This timeline (arranged by year) includes events that affected records, record-keeping, and movements of Mormons 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

Cannonville, Hatch, Henriville, Tropic, Panguitch North and Panguitch South.

Cannonville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 114.[2]

Boundaries: Cannonville Ward, Panguitch Stake, Garfield Co., Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing on the headwaters of the Pahrea, a tributary of the Colorado River, and the ward includes the town of Cannonville in Garfield County and the villages of Clifton and Georgetown in Kane County, Utah. The town of Cannonville is about a mile north of the boundary line between Garfield and Kane counties, 35 miles southwest of Escalante and 30 miles southeast of Panguitch, the headquarters of the stake.

History timeline

  • 1876 - A branch was organized as part of the Panguitch Ward.
  • 1877 - Aug. - 5 - 1877 - The branch was organized as a ward.


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Hatch Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 319-20.[3]

Boundaries:Hatch Ward (formerly Mammoth Ward), Panguitch Stake, Garfield Co., Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the town of Hatch and in a number of litte valleys near the top of the mountains south of Panguitch. Hatch is 18 miles southeast of Panguitch, the headquarters of the stake. The village of Hatch is on Mammoth Creek, near its junction with Asay Creek. Beyond this junction the stream becomes the Sevier River

History timeline

  • 1892 - Aug. - 30 - 1892 - The Mammoth Ward was organized which included the settlements of Hatch and Asay Creek.
  • 1899 - The name of the ward was changed to Hatch Ward.


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Henriville Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 332.[4]

Boundaries:Henriville Ward, Panguitch Stake, Garfield Co., Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing immediately south of the Rim of the Basin in the Colorado Breaks on one of the tributaries of the Paria. The little settlement is about four miles east of Cannonville and 37 miles southeast of Panguitch, the stake headquarters

History timeline

  • 1889 - June - 6 - 1889 - Cannonville Ward was split and the Henriville organized.


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Tropic Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 886-87.[5]

Boundaries: Tropic Ward, Panguitch Stake, Utah, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the town of Tropic and vicinity. Tropic is located in a snug little valley on the head of Paria Creek (a tributary of the Colorado River), five miles down the slope from the Rim of the Basin, four miles north of Cannonville, and 30 miles southeast of Panguitch, the stake headquarters.

History timeline

  • 1894 - Aug. - 28 - 1894 - Cannonville Ward was split and the Tropic Ward was organized.


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Panguitch North Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.634.[6]

Boundaries:Panguitch North Ward, Panguitch Stake, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the north part of the town of Panguitch, Garfield Co., Utah.

History timeline

  • 1877 - Panguitch Ward was organized.
  • 1879 - Panguitch Ward divided into Panguitch 1st. and 2nd. Wards.
  • 1887 - The two Panguitch Wards were consolidated into the Panguitch Ward.
  • 1916 - May - 28 - 1916 - The Panguitch Ward was split into the Panguitch North and South Wards.


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Panguitch South Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p.634.[7]


Boundaries:Panguitch South Ward, Panguitch Stake, consists of the Latter-day Saints residing in the South part of the town of Panguitch, Garfield Co., Utah.

History timeline

  • 1877 - Panguitch Ward was organized.
  • 1879 - Panguitch Ward divided into Panguitch 1st. and 2nd. Wards.
  • 1887 - The two Panguitch Wards were consolidated into the Panguitch Ward.
  • 1916 - May - 28 - 1916 - The Panguitch Ward was split into the Panguitch North and South Wards.


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References

  1. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 634-35.
  2. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 114.
  3. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 319-20.
  4. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 332.
  5. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 886-87.
  6. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 634.
  7. Jenson, Andrew. Encyclopedic History of the Church. (Salt Lake City: Deseret News, 1941). p. 634.

 

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