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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
Type Text
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Language eng
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Indian Stories
Description Idaho, England, Switzerland, Germany, and many other places. The total cost of the temple and its furnishings was $991,991.81. Sanpete Stake contributed $274,815.05. The temple was now finished and ready for dedication, A private cledicstory service was held at the temple Kay 17, 1888, where the dedicatory prayer was offered by President Wilford Woodruff. On May 21, 1885, wagons, buggies, and horses filled the streets. Hundreds of campers filled the meetinghouse square, the tithing yard and other places around the city of Manti, Saints came from all over the temple district to attend the long-awaited temple dedication. Public services were held for three days, "lay 21, 22, and 23, in the main assemhly room of the temple. The dedication was a time of great spiritual manifestation, a time when angel choirs were heard by some of the people. It was a glorious time as the Saints saw the temple completed and ready for ordinances that could now be performed there. Prior to the actual dedication a group of church leaders met in the celestial room of the temple and chose Daniel H. Uells as president and Anthon H. Lund as assistant with Moses Farnsworth as recorder. Successive temple presidents have been Anthon H. Lund (1891-1393), John D. T. McAllister (1P93-1906), Lewis Anderson (1906-1933), Robert D. Young (1933-1943), Lewis R. Anderson (1943-1959), A, Rent Peterson (1959-1968), Reuel E. Christensen (1968-1973), and June *¦?. Black (1973-197^). Vilhur TJ. Cox was set apart as temple president in July 1^78 and has served to the present day. Temple matrons *>ave many responsibilities and have played an important part in seeing that things run smoothly, Matrons who have served in the Manti Temple are Minerva \J. Snow (1838-1896) , Catherine Ann Conover (1896-1906), Mary Au C Anderson (1906-1916), Abigail T. Shomaker (1916-1933), Mary S. P. Young (1933-1943), Clara M. Anderson (1943-1959), Mary Peterson (1959-1968), Vonda H. Christensen (1968-1973), and Thelma 'J. R. Black (1973-1978). Leonora E. Cox has been the matron since 1978. 107
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Date Created 2005-02-23
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