Peter Greaves Jr The Story of My Grandfather

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 28
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1996
Type Text
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Language eng
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Peter Greaves Jr The Story of My Grandfather
Description just and good, and which will have a great bearing for morality, and good among the people. May we be found in the path of duty. I thank you for your attention." After reading Grandpa's speech. 1 had to agree that it would have brought confidence and reassurance to the people, that Statehood was good for the people, and good for Utah. Life Writings of Hans Jensen (Hals), p. 64. History of Manti. M.F. Farnsworth, p. 39 Manti Messenger. 10 Jan. 1896 p. 1 Hans Jensen and wife - Manti. Courtesy Ruth J. Tuttle Peter Greaves, Jr, The Story of My Grandfather Winona G. Erickson Senior Honorable Mention Historical Essay Peter Greaves, Sr., bom in Paterson, New Jersey, August 26, 1837, came to Utah in 1856 and settled in Ephraim in August of that year. He married Elizabeth Motley in Manti. Utah, on June 20. 1858, and they became the parents of nine children, three of whom died while young. Peter, Jr.. bom September 14, 1859, in Ephraim. Utah, was the first child from this union and is my grandfather and the subject of this essay. He married Catherine Mortensen (born in Denmark. October 28. 1860). on October 9, 1882, in the Endowment House in Salt Lake City. Peter, Jr., lived his entire life in Ephraim, was an active citizen doing many good turns in the interest of Ephraim during his lifetime. In 1891 Peter. Sr., deeded to each of his three sons enough land to build a home: all were on the block known then as the Greaves block, which included the area from Main Street to First West, between First and Second South. Peter, Jr.'s, lot was on the southeast comer between Main Street and Second South. Here he built a comfortable home of adobe brick faced with stucco, painted light yellow and lined to resemble brick. He raised his family in this home and lived there until his death in 1923. That home still stands today and has been occupied by members of the Greaves family since it was built. Not much is known of his childhood, but we do know that he 24
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 28
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326745
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