Grandmother's True Story

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 11
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1979
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
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Grandmother's True Story
Description the side of the fireplace. She held her hand tightly over the dog's mouth and, carrying the baby, silently moved away from the bed. They huddled close together. Adeline had never been in such a tease situation. She prayed for the Lord's protection and help, for she knew that they were dependent on Him for their safety. The noise of the approaching Indians became louder. She could door. The small window next caught their attention as they called, the darkness of the cabin. Ac last the Indians concluded that the squaw had gone to the settlement with her men, and they turned their attention to the grist mill. She could hear them rampaging around for what seemed she stood there she could not remember. Finally, she heard the tened closely and heard her husband say k I am sure glad to get home and find both mills standing. I was worried about those Indians, and all the time I have been gone, Adeline and the baby have been In my thoughts." As soon as daylight case, John and Archibald began to investigate the Indians' visit. They found the mill had been broken into ward the place where the Indian camp had been the day before, they saw only the sagebrush covered hill. The camp was gone! The settlers were alerted and assigned guards were sent from the Manti settlement. The Buchanans moved to the settlement and a new miller, John Uarner, was given orders to grind enough flour for the settlers, to last until the mill could be moved to a safer locality. Warner, the miller, and William Mills, the guard, were killed October 4, 1S53, by Indians, perhaps the same Indians who had haunted the cabin of the lonely iraNan and robbed the mill only five nights before. Source: My Grandmother, Adeline Coons Buchanan's personal Author's Note: After the grist mill was moved, the Indians burned the sawmill. -94-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 11
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 323117
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