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Isaac Behunin - Truly a Pioneer Builder

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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
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323200
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s66w9876

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Title Isaac Behunin - Truly a Pioneer Builder
Description ISAAC BEHUNIN-TRULY A PIONEER BUILDER Macel B. Anderson Ephraim, Utah Non-Professional Division First Honorable Mention Historical Essay The Behunin family left their native land, Ireland, in 1S16 ond settled at Rlchland, Gsvega County, New Tork, about the time Lhat territory was being settled. It had been necessary for them t:o leave most of their furniture and precious belongings behind ance among the friends and neighbors that: were still there. However, James, were really glad to have him home again. Nancy was suffer-ing froTo homesickness for her parents at this time, for she hadn t showed signs of coating ice, plans were made and Isaac and his family traveled by sleigh to Kingston, Ontario, Canada, where Nancy's folks lived. They planned to spend Christmas and the holidays chem. Nancy s favorite Christmas girt was a knitted red cap shq One beautiful winter day, Ophlus, Nancy, Isaac, James and Mr. Lords, Nancy's father, decided to spend a day on the ice before they started the journey home. Nancy and Ophlus had a good time skating, while the boys joined their grandfather fishing where fishing and joined the fishermen. This proved to be exciting until ^^6 h?r 5Rat'ng. Tf) hi S hfitrrjT she wsr nflunprp in right htiq c ney immediately began to search frantically everywhere. They were led had slipped, unnoticed, through the ice into the uater. Many peo- but to no avail. It was several weeks before her body was located. When the weather began to get wanner and the ice began to melt, home at Richland. -63-
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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 323125
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s66w9876/323125