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Abraham Daniel Washburn

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1988
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325053
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng

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Title Abraham Daniel Washburn
Description Nebraska. Grandpa and his family were one of the first to reach this place. He helped build houses to shelter the saints. first child was born while she was living in a wagon box. Her husband refused to come with her. In the spring of 1848, she and her baby came with the Musser Company to Utah. She drove her mule team the whole distance. After talking to Brigham Young she was given a divorce. She married Abraham Washburn, as his second wife, on February 1, 1849. They were the parents of eight children. called to help start a settlement i n Manti. The next day Grandma' s second child was born, being the first white child born m Sanpete County. The night after Almeda' s birth, a terrible storm came. Snow was knee deep. The cattle Grandpa brought with him died that winter. The first Manti homes were built on the south side of Temple Hill, a place infested houses. One morning Grandmother found one on was built, the Washburn home was on the northeast corner. Later, they moved to one The Ute Indians came and made the settlers camped near Manti Canyon. He rode into the settlement early in the morning on several occasions saying that the Great Spirit had people because they were His children, the same as the I ndians were. The settlers felt that them. 93
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324947
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/324947