The People Who Came to Settle Sanpete

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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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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title The People Who Came to Settle Sanpete
Description received. Their social li fe sprang from good fellowship whenever the opportunity presented itself. spirit of giving. Family groups would get together and pass out gifts to each other. Children were encouraged to perform little songs and acts. Besides this,the Mayfield Ward got together for a big party. All the stories of the birth of Christ were told, and some a momentous event. Each person, young or old, who could perform with a song, recitation, day of rejoicing. weather was broken up in March by the Birthday of the Relief Society. For days the preparati ons were underway. All kinds of cakes, puddings, breads, meats and tasty kinds of dishes were made ready for the big social folks would gather at the church house which was cleared for action. First, there would be the festivities would begin. Anyone who could provide any kind of amusing entertainment would have a part on the program. Always they could depend on Pete Swen to play some rousing old tunes on his accordion. Kate Willardson and others liked to provide music on the piano. Some of the ladies had had a deep voice, and everyone enjoyed his singing. My father, Frank Whitlock, and others gi fted with mimicry and would provide a funny routine. You could expect Marinus Thompson to perform on his drums and guitar. There would be many others who would reminisce of other and unity were very evident among the people. Ifi
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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 325032
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