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Culture Begins at Home

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1991
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 324501
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8

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Title Culture Begins at Home
Description Sophia never regained her health but continued on to Utah because of her great desire to be among "her people." Two young Danish sisters, Eli2abeth and Johanna Domgaard, Salt Lake Valley, Sophia died-but she had reached her destination.1 A month later James married the two sisters. They remained in the Salt Lake Valley for several years. One child was born there to Johanna, but Elizabeth was never to bear children of her own. In the fall of 1858 a child was born to James and Johanna in Spanish Fork, presumably as they were preparing to follow Brigham Young's call to relocate in the early sprxng to an area north of Ephraim to establsih a new colony , later known as Mt k Pleasant, where eifiht additional children were born to Johanna and James.2 In 1863 James married his fourth and last wife, Johannah Anderson, a young Swedish girl seventeen years his junior. James had designed and built a polygamist home for his two wives on the northeast corner of Fourth West and Main.3 When he married Johannah, he built a small house immediately east of the family home for his new bride.* Ten James was a man of many talents. As a young goose boy buy one, so he created his own-an instrument he took with him to America and upon which he played for many years. Many nights around the campfires, James fiddled while others sang or danced. His ailing wife enjoyed hearing him play; the music soothed her pains . . . brought memories of the past and hope for the future ... as James' bow drew out familiar melodies. Salt Lake. There he also belonged to the Brass Band.5 He could-and did-play any instrument and taught organ-later 30
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 23
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324406
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324406