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Manti's Two Beloved Musicians

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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
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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 Manti's Two Beloved Musicians
Description HONORABLE MENTION' HISTORICAL ESSAY MANTI'S TOO BELOVED MUSICIANS Lillian H. Fox 140 North 100 West Manti, Utah 84642 re£meinent and education or rellow citizens* The f ollowing material is taken from a booklet published in 1959 honoring this couple's Golden Wedding Anniversary. Added to this are remarks made by Mary M. Peacock, who spoke at both the funerals. Ellis E. Johnson was born in Huntington, Utah, August 13, 1883, to Katherine and Joseph E. Johnson. His mother died when he was four years old and his father was on a mission in Kentucky. Grandmother Woodward came to live with them and took care of him and his sister, Katie. He received his early schooling at Huntington Seminary. Much of his early life was spent working with his father on side and Huntington Canyon. He did freighting to Price, Helper, Castle Gate, Moab and Ft. Duchesne. B. Y. U. where he was active in vocal music activities. It In September, 1908, after graduating from B. Y. I)., he came to Manti where Clara Hall lived. He soon found that Manti had musical talent. Clara Hall was tops. She was a wonderful accompanist¦ pla vine in a dance orchestra and xor her own beautiful singing. She was organi5t tor the nanti Choir at age fourteen. She was so beautiful to look at, no wonder he fell for her! After a wonderful winter, he signed to teach another year in Manti. 35
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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 324431
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324431