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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
ARK ark:/87278/s68p5xng
Setname snowc_sts
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 were herded to the warm springs south of town where a large spout had been built so the sheep could be bathed. Then the wool would be softer and cleaner when the women started working with it. When the wool was sheared it was weighed and divided, among the women according to the Cox went on three L. D. S. Missions in the United States, one very special one to the Indians. He also went on a twenty-seven-month family to fend for itself, there was a hectic and often tragic time. The older boys assumed busy times. Food was scarce during these times, and the father' s help and guidance was English Mission, a baby was born to Emeline. " The baby died and Emeline was seriously ill for a long time* Edwin was accidentally snot m the back, but survived; Cordelia' s daughter Arietta had her fingers chopped off; Jemima parted with seven-year-old Carmelia and two girls were terribly burned." How they needed their father and husband return, the girls crowded around the "busy body" (the round window in the garret in the north gable) to watch for his return. The set off to meet him. They met him at the Temple Hill and he clasped Rosalia to him and sighed, "I can only guess which one you are." The Big House was a natural gathering place for young people, and when the children became of marriageable age, there was a time of i ntens e activity and romance there. In the 1870's seventeen of the children were married.
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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 324935
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/324935