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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.
Scanning Technician Charles Nielson
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_p011
Description and hfi was ever faithful in the discharge of his duties as Vp.vvy ~HM tzgeral d } nnfi nf the original TTta h pioneers of 1847, wav; born December ?? 3 1 Ri S in Fayp.tt.P C.n. a latt.Pr-pay Saint, heing extremel 37- honest in all his vania. He v;ns the son of John Fitzgerald and 8amh Phinip.g deal i ng.q.___He, wi th his wi f e,__Ann T :'i 1 Ron , organized the and was a member of one of the sturdy old American .qecond Sunday-School in Utah, at Draper. The wife of his that vas represented in the Revolutionary TTar and the VJar youth died in 1 P. S1 and subsequent] y he married tv;o other of iBlP. When he grew to manhnnd hn mnvpd tn Tllinnjc; vives. By his three v.'ives Bro. Fitzgerald was the father and became owner of one hundred and sixty acres of land nf tvp.nty p. hi 1 ri tvifil vr p.nnp, and night, da situated near where the city nf Vp.rrni 1 1 i nn nnw Hro. Fitzgerald died October 4, 1H89 after a lingering received the gospel in Illinois in 1.842. ^fter becoming a c illness of three and one half years; during the last convert of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, eighteen month.q of his life he was confined to his bed with he suffered much of the persecution inflicted upon the -Rrights* disease of the kidneys. He was 74 vrs.. 10 mons. . people of his faith. He broke up his nome in Illinois in and 1 Ji day,°i old '-hen he passed away. TTe war; an hnrnlil e a rid the spring of 1.S46 and moved westward to Winter Quarters unassuming man and ranked hi/-;h amouw; his brethren for his wiiere lie remained" the following spring, when he continued integrity end fa i thfi:<] n ess to the o.an.^R of truth. Tn p, area the we.qtw-- rd tre'c acro.qR the plains a h nns nf the pinnp.ers reverence for God and trust in his brethren will ever be "President Bri^ham "Y"ou.n/T. which company arrived in in hnnnrahlft rp.riifir:ihra n p. p. hv h i ,q frinnrlp; i-:nr\ h i r, Great Salt Lake Valley on July 24. 1647. rv~i ci-h g>-1" i f.\T T t. V'tjQ I.Vllt.hflii "i <r no -I .-"' n-P hi ¦:¦ -h h ¦:.; t- ha When he arrived in the valley, he first lived in Salt neber turned a person froi'', his (}o:rr without ad.i' ni Rteri nn? lake City, where he fejalped to build the fort. In 1849 he to hi moved to UillCreek. Salt Lake County, and then a few miles At the ti is death he had 50 >¦ -ra ndc hi 1 <I rpn AP nf south to the village Dr a ner. w here h o r e s .i d e d u n til h i r d ea; t h , gitzgerald was ordained an Elder in 1846 and a ^embers r,f the Church of Jesnn Hhri c-.t nf I.att,p.r-I>q y ftp |nt Hieh Priest in ]856. He went through many of the trials and At, the T?p,uninn nf the Tni f,v.r~ oral i! i ~\ <r Tnnp 1 hardships of ear'y pioneer life in Utah, PTpp.ri enci ng the 1.914, P10 direct d p-p.r.rnda nt r '-ri-r rl for, trials of orick-ets and grasshoppers and the troubi Tndian d ppreda t i nns .___In the VMI k R V -1 n, d inn V/n r ,__hR Hhnv.rpd much val nr in p-; pent, i ng the c.nmrnnnrls nf__his SUpP.ri or ithusiastic in promoting education in the early dayw nf He was ward teacher for thirty years
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Setname uum_jwfc
Date Created 2005-09-12
Date Modified 2005-09-12
ID 204321
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6k0727d/204321