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Title Fitzgerald Famly Stories
Personal Names Fitzgerald, John W., 1907-1998
Creator Fitzgerald, John W., 1907-1998
Date Digital 2004-06-24
Type Text; Image
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Language eng
Rights Management Digital Images copyright 2004, Univerity of Utah. All rights reserved.
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Metadata Cataloger Charles Nielson
ARK ark:/87278/s6k0727d
Setname uum_jwfc
Date Created 2005-09-12
Date Modified 2017-09-11
ID 204348
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k0727d

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Title uu_fitzgerald2_p001
Description Jnhn Enni. ,?g'was hnrn Pep. . 1 0 1 8P1 __in the \c\ in tirnhp.r fnr thp nttn and Omaha Indian Mission in Hundred? ?t. Brev^ls, Hereford ,?hi rp. of a famil f__Nebraska .___Tn thp fall nf i 850 a f-;rp ^pc,trOye^ their of six chi.1 dren.__His parents ye re John Enniss and Hannah house and nearly all thpir .onp In the 85 Park1. When he was eleven years old his father died and with hi K v,/i f p. and lit, tip daughter, he crossed the r-laine ~hny Hiippnrt nf the fnrni] y by wnrl-ri ng on neighboring farms. His mother was an honest and frugal, .with ox-teams in the Thomas Tjdwell Company,,-Ho drovo -a- team, took- his turn at standing guard at night and per- p. woman and she early impressed these traits npnn formed thp. many d.'it.i.es incidental to over1 and travol in the hoy. He 1ik-p.fl farm life and stock raising and deiight.p.d that day.__They in Salt Lake City and workod 1 n grriv: i n g fruit trees. fclic Cbmrcli IT£1 x*jtj.s fox* Wi.X3-3.x*c[ RxcliQ3?d.s»___Xn tlis stipjIji^ -of- In 1840 the Mormon Elders came to Herefordshire preaching 1.852 they moved to Draper where they resided nontlnnon.qi tn all Who WOUld Thp.y fminrj in Jnhr) hip and their message appealed to him.___In June Here hp, f.nnk np his parly np.nnpat.i nn nf farrni s t~.no Ir-1 1841 he was baptized a momber of the Churoh of Joouo Chriat ra .i,Ri m nting friii h nut anrl ghnfis Th~p p nrl 11 r»prl nf Raipts hy T^idp.r .Tnhn T?ngp.rs. the rignrs nommnn in that p.arly day y_nndprgni ng On the 14-th of Deo. 184S he was married to Elizabeth hardships and privations, but always ready to nhare with Boulter in Hops ^huroht Hfirp.f.nrriRhii-fi)-England.__They his morp. nnfnrtnnatfi np.ighthm-s,__In .1.857 ¦h'e with many settled down in the Funcil Branch of the Cheltenham, others was called defend the people in the Echo Canyon War Tn p.nmmnn with many nthp.r p.nnvp.rts nf that, day When released he came home again,-took up the arduous parcook: of thp spirit nf emigration and nn September ?} task- nf wrp.stipg a living from the desert 1849 he hi and I.i.ttie danght.prs sailed for At the time rif their coming tn Prapp.r t.hp.y had nnp America.__They sailed on the Steamship, James Pennell, child, a danght,p,r3__Align sta flnmf ort.___During their early landing in TNTpw nr1pans; On.t . 99} Thpy spp.nt thp years in four children,-two sons and tv/o daughters winter of 1849 in. Nevj Orleans.-John v;orked on the docks •were_born_to-them.-The-two-young aaufhters died-is-early f,n Rp.mirp. funds tn f.nnti nne on np the river to Onnnp.il "R1 nf f childhood,-leaving them only three children who grew to TiiiT-i nr the winter their hahy danght.pr d i p.d and wap hnriprj rpati-|rj ty. j n 1\[pw Or.1 pan; Tn 18^5 hR thp lav; nf PI" rr 1*a "•.'=¦ »nd took P. f? The next_spring they continued their journey up to his second wife, Jane Okey.-To this-union two children Council Bluffs Here they stopped again to recruit finance; were born,-the oldest-living but a few montho and, thp preparatory tn t-.n thp. Hp v.rnrk-ed on a__fa mm mother d i f d not 1 nng snrtrivp thp birth of the second child
Format image/jpeg
Setname uum_jwfc
Date Created 2005-09-12
Date Modified 2005-09-12
ID 204311
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k0727d/204311