The Decision

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 18
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1986
Type Text
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Language eng
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Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
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Title The Decision
Description This time nothing had stopped them. „ „though measles had come close. Anne's decision had been right. i Author's Note: Anne and Niel had three children: two girls and one boy. They lived for many years in Scofield, then moved to Price where the children received their high school education. Niel was successful in many ventures. He was instrumental in acquiring the land and developing Scofield Reservoir, He was co-founder of several businesses, including a car dealership and Eastern Utah Electric in Price, He was active in politics and was a delegate to the National Democratic Convention in San Francisco two years before his death of cancer in December of 1927C Anne outlived him by 38 years. Their son, Uillis Niel, died of pneumonia on Thanksgiving Day of 1934,. The two girls, Alice (Pannier) and Johannah (Hafen) died in 1979 and 1985, respectively. lFather was Joseph Wilcox, b. 9 Oct. 1347, at Council Bluffs, Iowa; d. 30 Dec. 1888, in Mt, Pleasant, Utah. Mother was Candace Blanchard Rowe, b. 24 July 1851, at Camp Creek, Iowa; d. 28 Aug. 1908, at Mt. Pleasant, of cancer. Children: Mary Margaret (May), b. 5 Sep. 1868; Isabella (Belle), b. 1 Jan. 1871; Annie (Anne), b. 8 Nov. 1873; Joseph William (Wm. J.), b. 9 Oct. 1876; David, b. 9 Nov. 1879; Benjamin Franklin, b. 28 Aug. 1882; Hyrum Woodruff, b, 21 Jan, 1886; Bessie Janette, b. 28 Sep. 1888. All children were bom in Mt. Pleasant, Utah, Niel M. Madsen (christened Nielson Moroni) was b. 21 Sep. 1873, at Mt. Pleasant; d, 23 Dec. 1927, at Price, Utah, of cancer. Son of Andrew and Johannah Elizabeth Anderson Madsen. 20ne hundred ninety-nine were killed in the explosion at Winter Quarters„ 30ther sources used were taped interviews with Johannah Madsen Hafen, made in Mt. Pleasant during 1984 and 1985; Hilda Madsen Longsdorf, Mt Pleasant, 1939; a short, unpublished history of Candace Blanchard Rowe Wilcox, written by Hilda M, Longsdorf 69
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 18
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Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325739
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