Band of Accomplishment

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 17
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1985
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Language eng
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Title Band of Accomplishment
Description BAND OF ACCOMPLISHMENT Norma Smith WanIass 125 East 200 North Manti, UT 84642 Non-Professional Division Second Place Historical Essay For the brides-to-be it was a romantic interlude, a chance to get away frora the cold, wearisome winter. The older folks concluded that what we saw was the light at the end of the tunnel, the warm sunny climes of St. George. But the all-important goal was to be married in a temple fox time and eternity, in the first and only temple dedicated in Utah at that time. The Logan Temple (second) would not be completed until May 17, 1884. For the grooms-to-be it was a challenge-which not one among us could pass up. We knew it would be a hard trip--but we couldn't wait until the weather was warm; there was far too much work t o be done at that time. Everything to sustain life. The cutting, laying up of stone, and building the LOD.S. Temple in Manti; shearing sheep of their wool and making our clothes; plowing, planting, irrigating and harvesting our food; and hauling wood from the mountains for constructing and heating our horae s. In the afternoon of a bright, crisp Monday, the 15th of November, 1880, we started our journey to St. George, expecting to be back home by the first of December. There was Charles (Charles Adelbert Cox) and Ellie (Sabra '¦lien Stringhara), age 18; Vet (Sylvester Hulet Cox) and Mary (Mary Ellen Parry), age 18; Brig (Brigham James Peacock) and Eleanor (Sarah Eleanor Cox), age 20; Bert (Albert M. Tuttle) and Lue (Lucia Isabelle Cox), age 20; Hart (Horton Tuttle) and Handy (Amanda Cos), age 20. Those answering to the name of Cox had one thing in common, the same father, Fredrick Walter Cox.2 We were a happy, exciLed group when we started from the Big House on first north and first west in 50
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