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Destination South to Manti

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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 Destination South to Manti
Description HONORABLE MENTION HISTORICAL ESSAY DESTINATION SOUTH TO MANTI Rose L. Mclff 69 East 100 South Sterling, Utah 84665 My grandfather, Erick Ludvigson, Sr., was a native of Copenhagen, Denmark, born in 1824. His first wife was Maren Christofferson. They married in 1843. Their son, Peter Johanas, was born in 1845. After hearing the Mormon missionaries and feeling the strength of their message, Erick and Maren joined the Church. missionary himself. Laboring in his native country, Erick told his children this experience: "While on my mission, I learned to speak rather well in public. My confidence usually ran high. When asked to speak before a group, I did so some-times without preparation or outline. One time« I stood before the pulpit and everything I knew left me. No sooner had I sat down when the reason why in 1853. They crossed the Atlantic Ocean in a sailing ship and sailed up the Mississippi River to Kiokuk, Iowa. There pany. They started west in high spirits and hopes and commenced traveling the Mormon Trail west. On going through Wyoming Country, the man Hansen, in the wagon ahead, died, leaving a wife (Anna Christene Hansen), who was fast losing her sight, and one daughter who had a crippled hand. Along the trail, Erick was advised by Brigham Young to assist the Hansens by helping 45
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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 324411
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324411