Logs, Rocks, and Adobes

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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
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Language eng
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Date Created 2005-03-01
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Title Logs, Rocks, and Adobes
Description LOGS, BOCKS, AND ADOBES Afton C. Greaves Salt Lake City, Utah Non-Professional Division First Place Historical Essay Last summer In Chester, my husband and I visited 87-year-old Emil Jensen and his wife, who remember my father and his family well. farm sheds, or if they had been lived in. He said many were built as homes by pioneers. My father lived in a log cabin until he was I wondered why Che homes of my grandparents and great grand- The Christen Christensen family moved Co Chester from Mt. Pleasant la the summer of 1884 when my father was a haby. They moved into a one-and-a-half story log cabin, one room on the ground to reach your bed in an unheeted loft! The family lived there until 1896-by then eight childrea and their parents. Imagine their joy when they moved into a neu frame home with four bedrooms, kit- I thought of homes in Ephraim-the rock home of my great grand- eo look like red brick, built by my grandfather, David N. Beal. These homes are still being lived in, as is the 1896 frame home in Ephraim from Denmark in 1859. Their first home was a small rock Later he built a Larger rock house next to it. Both have been torn down, but I have a picture of them. Why the differences? The rock quarry in Pigeon Hollow is of In October Conference, 1849, Isaac Morley, Charles Shumway and Seth Taft were notified they vere to form the presidency of a became Manti. They left on October 28. The callings consisted of John Beal, Henry's father, brought his family across the plains to Salt Lake In 1850. They then were sent to strengthen Manti. The Sanpete County 1B50 Ceasue tells a story. In Sanpete there vere -36-
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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 323134
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