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A Home at Last, The Big House

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1988
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325053
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng

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Title A Home at Last, The Big House
Description A HOME AT LAST, THE BIG HOUSE Lois Brown 95 West 2nd South HONORABLE MENTION HISTORICAL ESSAY The Bi g Hous e was the home toward whi ch Frederick Walter Cox had struggled for many years. He had left the home where he was born, traveled to Ohio where he joined the Mormon home for his large family. Into the home he brought four wives, seven sons, and sixteen daughters, who had gradually become his family since the Prophet Joseph Smith united him and Emeline Whiting at a Mormon meeting in 183 3. The young couple felt this was an auspicious occasion. Their which Smith was the leader, and the night before the marriage the Prophet had been dragged from his home by a mob and tarred and feathered. Some of his loyal followers had spent much of the night removing the horrible black sticky stuff from his body, and by the ceremony. However, under one ear there was a spot of black that had escaped the cleaners, and that little spot was what Emeline told her children was the badge of the Prophet' s their lives as Mormons. his family. One was twenty-two-year-old Cordelia Morley, daughter of Isaac Morley. The other was Jemima Losee. These two women, along Temple in 1846. On January 2 0, 1852, Cox gathered his three wives, several children and Jemima' s eight-year-old sister Lydia (who was an Orphan) 24
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 20
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 324931
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/324931