4th Article of Faith by Peter H. Gurr

4th Article of Faith by Peter H. Gurr June 26, 1938 We believe that the first principles and ordinances of the Gospel are: First: Faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. Second: repentance. Third: baptism by  immersion for the remission of sin; Forth: laying on of hands for the gift of the Holy Ghost. The predominating … Continue reading

History of Thomas Guymon

HISTORY OF THOMAS GUYMON Thomas Guymon was born 17 March 1787; a son of Isaiah Guymon and Elizabeth Flynn. His father Isaiah, was the first Guymon born in the United States, and a soldier of the Revolutionary War. We know very little about the childhood days of Thomas Guymon. The first we know he was … Continue reading

History of Sarah Gordon Guymon

History of Sarah Gordon Guymon Sarah Gordon’s first ancestor in the United States was Thomas Gordon, who was born in Ulster, Down County, North Ireland. He as a son of James Stewart Gordon, originally of the Huntley Gordons of Scotland. He came to what is now called Gordonville, Ambermarle County, Virginia. Her father was the … Continue reading

Biography of James Guymon

This is a life history of Jess Guymon’s (Golda’s husband) great grandfather. Biography of James Guymon and his Six Wives: Sarah Davis , Mary Ann Couch, Martha Jane Park, and Christine Christensen Pioneers of 1849 Written by his Granddaughter Clara Guymon Boer of Camp Spring Creek of D.U.P. Springville, Utah South Utah County June 1957 … Continue reading

Saviors On Mount Zion

Ruth Anderson, carrying a Book of Remembrance, on her way to the Genealogical Library, meets Mabel Wilson, who has a book “Genealogy in Action” in her hand. Mabel: Hello, Ruth, I’l bet you are on your way to the Genealogical Library; you surly spend a lot of time there lately. Ruth: Right you are Mabel. … Continue reading

Letter from Spencer W. Kimball and Response

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints 47 East South Temple Street Salt Lake City, Utah  84111 25 May 1976 Mrs. Golda G. Guymon 76 East 100 North Parowan, Utah  84761 Dear Sister Guymon: I am not sure that I sent you a letter of appreciation for the excellent page you wrote regarding “I … Continue reading

Letter to Ethel Wolley Bayles

Dear Ethel Wolley Bayles: In Proverbs 31:27-28 we read, “She looketh well to the ways of her household, and eateth not the bread of idleness. Her children arise up, and call her blessed; her husband also, and he praiseth her.” How well you exemplify these famous words of King Solomon. Your beautiful, immaculate home, surrounded … Continue reading

The Solution

Sir, there is a strong assumption That our Top Brass shows no gumption; Can’t they give us some solution Say, for instance, air pollution? There’s hippies, riots, segregation; Legalizing pot, warring nations Of earnest men there’s sure a dearth. Why can’t they bring back peace on earth? Here is the answer, the best yet; Even … Continue reading

The Runner

Golda Gurr Guymon ca. 1960 It is a cold, drizzly morning in September, in the year nineteen hundred and eighteen. There is nothing unusual, weather-wise, about htis certain morning, because the heavens weep continually in France at this season of the year, and about ninety-eight percent of the other three seasons as well. The French … Continue reading