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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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Contents

Garfield Stake

Stake boundaries as of about 1930
See Encyclopedic History..., p. 274.[1]

  • Area of the County:Garfield Stake of Zion consists of Latter-day Saints residing in Piute and Garfield counties, Utah
  • Headquarters in (town): Antimony, UT.
  • Boundaries of stake:All of Piute and Garfield Counties.


History Timeline up to about 1930

  • 1920 - The stake came into existence on Aug. 29 when the Panguitch Stake was divided and its eastern and northern parts were organized as the Garfield Stake.

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.

Obtain the Records

Wards and Branches

Antimony, Circleville, Escalante North, Escalante South, Junction, Kingston and Widtsoe and the branch is named Boulder.

Antimony Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 24.[2]

Boundaries: consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the lower part of Grass Valley known as Clover Flat, as well as those residing on Coyote Creek, and in the East Fork Valley locally called John’s Valley. The ward extends from the narrows on Otter Creek (also called the north fork of the Sevier River) to Holt’s Ranch, in Black Canyon. The center of the ward is the village of Antimony, where the ward meeting house stands. This place is 1 1/2 miles north of the point where Coyote Creek empties into the east fork of the Sevier River, or two miles south of the north boundary of Garfield County.

History timeline

  • 1875 - The first L.D.S. settlers entered the district of country now included in the Antimony Ward.
  • 1880 - Wilmot Branch organized Feb. 8 from settlers on the east fork of the Sevier and its tributaries.
  • 1883 - Wilmot Branch organized as the Marion Ward.
  • 1920 - Marion Ward was transferred from Panguitch Stake to the Garfield Stake.
  • 1927 - Name of the ward was changed from Marion to Antimony.


Obtain the Records

Antimony Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 24.[3]

Boundaries: consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the lower part of Grass Valley known as Clover Flat, as well as those residing on Coyote Creek, and in the East Fork Valley locally called John’s Valley. The ward extends from the narrows on Otter Creek (also called the north fork of the Sevier River) to Holt’s Ranch, in Black Canyon. The center of the ward is the village of Antimony, where the ward meeting house stands. This place is 1 1/2 miles north of the point where Coyote Creek empties into the east fork of the Sevier River, or two miles south of the north boundary of Garfield County.

History timeline

  • 1875 - The first L.D.S. settlers entered the district of country now included in the Antimony Ward.
  • 1880 - Wilmot Branch organized Feb. 8 from settlers on the east fork of the Sevier and its tributaries.
  • 1883 - Wilmot Branch organized as the Marion Ward.
  • 1920 - Marion Ward was transferred from Panguitch Stake to the Garfield Stake.
  • 1927 - Name of the ward was changed from Marion to Antimony.


Obtain the Records

Antimony Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 24.[4]

Boundaries: consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the lower part of Grass Valley known as Clover Flat, as well as those residing on Coyote Creek, and in the East Fork Valley locally called John’s Valley. The ward extends from the narrows on Otter Creek (also called the north fork of the Sevier River) to Holt’s Ranch, in Black Canyon. The center of the ward is the village of Antimony, where the ward meeting house stands. This place is 1 1/2 miles north of the point where Coyote Creek empties into the east fork of the Sevier River, or two miles south of the north boundary of Garfield County.

History timeline

  • 1875 - The first L.D.S. settlers entered the district of country now included in the Antimony Ward.
  • 1880 - Wilmot Branch organized Feb. 8 from settlers on the east fork of the Sevier and its tributaries.
  • 1883 - Wilmot Branch organized as the Marion Ward.
  • 1920 - Marion Ward was transferred from Panguitch Stake to the Garfield Stake.
  • 1927 - Name of the ward was changed from Marion to Antimony.


Obtain the Records

Antimony Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 24.[5]

Boundaries: consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the lower part of Grass Valley known as Clover Flat, as well as those residing on Coyote Creek, and in the East Fork Valley locally called John’s Valley. The ward extends from the narrows on Otter Creek (also called the north fork of the Sevier River) to Holt’s Ranch, in Black Canyon. The center of the ward is the village of Antimony, where the ward meeting house stands. This place is 1 1/2 miles north of the point where Coyote Creek empties into the east fork of the Sevier River, or two miles south of the north boundary of Garfield County.

History timeline

  • 1875 - The first L.D.S. settlers entered the district of country now included in the Antimony Ward.
  • 1880 - Wilmot Branch organized Feb. 8 from settlers on the east fork of the Sevier and its tributaries.
  • 1883 - Wilmot Branch organized as the Marion Ward.
  • 1920 - Marion Ward was transferred from Panguitch Stake to the Garfield Stake.
  • 1927 - Name of the ward was changed from Marion to Antimony.


Obtain the Records

Antimony Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 24.[6]

Boundaries: consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the lower part of Grass Valley known as Clover Flat, as well as those residing on Coyote Creek, and in the East Fork Valley locally called John’s Valley. The ward extends from the narrows on Otter Creek (also called the north fork of the Sevier River) to Holt’s Ranch, in Black Canyon. The center of the ward is the village of Antimony, where the ward meeting house stands. This place is 1 1/2 miles north of the point where Coyote Creek empties into the east fork of the Sevier River, or two miles south of the north boundary of Garfield County.

History timeline

  • 1875 - The first L.D.S. settlers entered the district of country now included in the Antimony Ward.
  • 1880 - Wilmot Branch organized Feb. 8 from settlers on the east fork of the Sevier and its tributaries.
  • 1883 - Wilmot Branch organized as the Marion Ward.
  • 1920 - Marion Ward was transferred from Panguitch Stake to the Garfield Stake.
  • 1927 - Name of the ward was changed from Marion to Antimony.


Obtain the Records

Antimony Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 24.[7]

Boundaries: consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the lower part of Grass Valley known as Clover Flat, as well as those residing on Coyote Creek, and in the East Fork Valley locally called John’s Valley. The ward extends from the narrows on Otter Creek (also called the north fork of the Sevier River) to Holt’s Ranch, in Black Canyon. The center of the ward is the village of Antimony, where the ward meeting house stands. This place is 1 1/2 miles north of the point where Coyote Creek empties into the east fork of the Sevier River, or two miles south of the north boundary of Garfield County.

History timeline

  • 1875 - The first L.D.S. settlers entered the district of country now included in the Antimony Ward.
  • 1880 - Wilmot Branch organized Feb. 8 from settlers on the east fork of the Sevier and its tributaries.
  • 1883 - Wilmot Branch organized as the Marion Ward.
  • 1920 - Marion Ward was transferred from Panguitch Stake to the Garfield Stake.
  • 1927 - Name of the ward was changed from Marion to Antimony.


Obtain the Records

Antimony Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 24.[8]

Boundaries: consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the lower part of Grass Valley known as Clover Flat, as well as those residing on Coyote Creek, and in the East Fork Valley locally called John’s Valley. The ward extends from the narrows on Otter Creek (also called the north fork of the Sevier River) to Holt’s Ranch, in Black Canyon. The center of the ward is the village of Antimony, where the ward meeting house stands. This place is 1 1/2 miles north of the point where Coyote Creek empties into the east fork of the Sevier River, or two miles south of the north boundary of Garfield County.

History timeline

  • 1875 - The first L.D.S. settlers entered the district of country now included in the Antimony Ward.
  • 1880 - Wilmot Branch organized Feb. 8 from settlers on the east fork of the Sevier and its tributaries.
  • 1883 - Wilmot Branch organized as the Marion Ward.
  • 1920 - Marion Ward was transferred from Panguitch Stake to the Garfield Stake.
  • 1927 - Name of the ward was changed from Marion to Antimony.


Obtain the Records

Antimony Ward

See Encyclopedic History..., p. 24.[9]

Boundaries: consists of Latter-day Saints residing in the lower part of Grass Valley known as Clover Flat, as well as those residing on Coyote Creek, and in the East Fork Valley locally called John’s Valley. The ward extends from the narrows on Otter Creek (also called the north fork of the Sevier River) to Holt’s Ranch, in Black Canyon. The center of the ward is the village of Antimony, where the ward meeting house stands. This place is 1 1/2 miles north of the point where Coyote Creek empties into the east fork of the Sevier River, or two miles south of the north boundary of Garfield County.

History timeline

  • 1875 - The first L.D.S. settlers entered the district of country now included in the Antimony Ward.
  • 1880 - Wilmot Branch organized Feb. 8 from settlers on the east fork of the Sevier and its tributaries.
  • 1883 - Wilmot Branch organized as the Marion Ward.
  • 1920 - Marion Ward was transferred from Panguitch Stake to the Garfield Stake.
  • 1927 - Name of the ward was changed from Marion to Antimony.


Obtain the Records


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