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
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 Logs, Rocks, and Adobes
Description shoemakers, three millwrights, five blacksmitl.9, one Indian inter- in Sanpete. A few people were scattered in the valley, but not many, because of the real feat of Indian depredations. Hy great grandfather Beal at the age of fifteen was listed as a fanner; Mary Thorpe Beal's brother, Thomas Thorpe, was a stone mason; my great grandfather Hansen was a cooper who made barrels. On February 14, 1854, about fifteen families, who had abandoned the fort at Manti, made preparations to establish a town which Ephraim's first settlers- By tfie end of March they had finished their families. Mary Thorpe Morris crossed the plains and arrived in Salt Lake City September 11, 1853? five months later a company was called to Beal and Mary Thorpe Morris were the first couple to be married in When trouble with the Indians decreased, he built an adobe house outside the fort, and later a rock house next LO it (now 153 North Main Street). Salt Lake were sent directly to Ephraim to strsngthen the colony. This was typical of Brigham YoungT s plan for colonization. Inioii grants Danish immigrants differed from other settlers in that they were cruiting and supplying the laborers needed in building the Kingdom." One of the Perpetuai Enigrat ion agents stated that in the select ion of those to be em is* rat ed (from Hnsland) with Perpetual Emifjrstion Funds, occupation was an Important consideration, second only to ?iuch as Chester, stone was not used, because they had no knowledge -57-
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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 323135
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