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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 and came to beg some. Snakes were very plentiful and dangerous and it was necessary to he on the lookout for* theo dt certain seasons ox a couple of Tnlles from hone tending a few sheep that belonged to Isaac. The one boy became very ill, with a terrific pain in his stomach, and they didn't know what to do about it. He tried to relax as he lay In the shade of a big tree. The pain became so bad that he died. His brother, stricken with grief, and not knowing what to do, covered him with branches and le&ves to protect him from the Indians and wild animals, while he ran and walked to his home for help. ?uent. visitor at the Behunin horo^i He seemed to nave his eye on Nancy Hariba. Soon alter her sixteenth birthday she married him. killed and homes burned. Isaac was beside himself with worry. When the roads were dry enough for travel, he and his family sought of A. N. Billings signed Isaac s IS year old son, Uilliam B. Behunin, and several other young men, to ^o into the I£lk Mountain Territory (Moab). This was called a Mission by the church leaders . This killed. They were William E. Behunin, Edward Edwards, and Wiseman shed, Governor Brigham Young was successful In setting up a treaty with Chief Walker and the fighting stopped for a while. Creek area to Callis Edwards aod the Behunins moved to the Sanford Allred Settlement on Canal Creek, now known as Spring City. They remained in Sanpete until i860 and then moved south to an unknown time. He had tought in the Walker War and had been involved in easy for a change. It wasn't long until the Indians burned this house down, and they had to flee for their lives. They found refuge build 3 new life. This seemed to be the pattern of their lives * On September 29, 18S3, Elmena Behunin passed away at the home of a son, Mosiah Behunin, who was living at Ferron, Utah. Issac had died previous to this time. May 10, 1881. They and the members of their large families were honest. God-fearing, upright people. They suffered many hardships from Indians, hard work, disappoint-oients, sickness and death of loved ones, and all kinds of trials -66-
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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 323128
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s66w9876/323128