A Giant of a Man

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1997
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 A Giant of a Man
Description was one of the happiest days of his life, even though the children had the measles Family of Maren Hansen Peterson Lauritz (Lewis). Hans, Andrew Peter (Pete) Manic Hentietta, Maren (Mother). Hansena (Sena) Magdalina (Lou) That spring he went to Lars Poulson's to stay with them and help with the work He stayed until 1883. Brother Poulson had a bunch of cattle, and Pete helped herd and tend them on the swamp He stayed there for several years until he got tired of that work. He went to work for Bennet Larson in 1883, and after a year or two went to work for Dr John J Briggs. It was while he was working for Dr. Briggs he was given the nick name of "Pete Briggs " In 1887 he went to herd sheep for John Cherry. This occupation he carried on for many years, both winter and summer He never left for one day for over five years. He started with John Cherry, then worked with Andrew Christensen for seven or eight years. He and the other boys would get dates and take them to Christensen's home to dance They had a big special room for just that purpose. They had great fun. Music was provided by Mort Christensen playing accordion and by "Fiddle Yens." 110
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326534
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