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The Year was 1853

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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 The Year was 1853
Description going to Utah. She had had a difficult time - her first child, born under less-than-perfect conditions, even for the year 1853, when she was 42 years old. There was no resting the next day. The wagon train Divide. West of the Divide, they turned south to Fort Bridger, west again through Weber Canyon, then on to Salt Lake City. Soon after arriving in the Salt Lake Valley, James met William Glenn from Manti. He was looking for a carpenter to help rebuild his mill the Indians had burned to the ground. James volunteered immediately, happy to have found work so soon after arriving in fiDchsm xoung s rroroised Land¦ They began the trip to Manti with a great deal of apprehension. In 1849 Chief Walker of the Ute Indian Tribe had requested Brigham Young to send settlers to the San- 19, 1849, but Chief Walker had proved to be an erratic host. The colonists lived in a constant state of fear because of the Indians. Men labored hard all day, and some of them night. the inen went together, in groups ot ten or twelve, and two would stand guard while the others worked. This was the way these brave people labored until October 1853 when a greater tragedy struck. and wagons loaded with grain were attacked and killed near Uintah Springs (now Fountain Green). This was only about two weeks before James and Sarah were to embark on their 43
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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 324493
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6sq8xj8/324493