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The Dauntless Dane of Sanpete County

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 10
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1978
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6pz56z9
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 323735
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9

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Title The Dauntless Dane of Sanpete County
Description Bjerregaard, as other pioneer frontiersmen and cattlemen, was individualistic, but they had many virtues in common, word --guts. A quality largely lacking this day and age. noted that when he needed milk for himself and families, he simply cut a wild range caw from the herd, roped, tied and milked her. He would also butcher choice cattle from Andrew Bjerregaard became president of the Bank of Ephraim, which position he held for quite a number of years up until the time of his death. His wife, Betsy, had died in 1930. One night in April of 1932, while living alone in his home, he was attacked and murdered. Later an attempt was made to burn his body. The man accused of this crime (Draper) and Andrew, had previously had words over a daughter whom Draper had been seeing. Draper had been told to stay away, and apparently this had infuriated him (Draper). distorted beyond decent comprehension. However, Draper was later his name came up during a meeting of the board of par - doncs- LeQal wheels were set in mot ion for his release. While whatever machinations, if any, were in progress, members of Bjerregaard's family were constantly trying to block Draper's satisfied that his debt to society had been paid, Bjerre- gard'd family were not. The family effort was met by temporary success, but it determined to affect his release; so after about nine years had been served for one of the most heinous, brutal and sadistic crimes that one man could perpetrate upon another, Draper was turned free. His freedom was short lived however. It can be called fate, retri buti on, or whatever you pi ease, but by some power his crime caught up with him in all its fury. -35-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol. 10
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 323716
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6pz56z9/323716