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A House of Hisotry - A Home of Love

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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 House of Hisotry - A Home of Love
Description A HOUSE OF HISTORY-A HOME OF LOVE 351 North Main Ephraim, Utah THIRD PLACE HISTORICAL ESSAY The National Register of Historic Places listed our home, at 351 North Main, in Ephraim, Johnson-Nielson home. The house nicely illustrates the ornate Queen Anne style as it of symmetry. Richard Nibley labeled it "Apostate Mormon" because it di ffers so greatly from the "two over two" plan so commonly used in pioneer construction. Soren J. Johnson designed and supervised construction on this home, which was completed about 1895, as a residence for his family. He America when he was fourteen. He arrived at the Danish Mormon settlement of Ephraim, where he was befriended by Apostle Anthon Lund, who was responsible for converting him to the Latter-day Saint faith. He married Annie Sophie Dorius, a daughter of one of Ephraim' s Temple, where he served as an ordinance worker. They had five children. His family lived in this home for a year or so. He had many occupations: coal-mining, well-digging, and designing and building homes. He was also an artist. He built and operated Lund's Furniture Store, and accumulated a substantial amount of wealth. He then purchased the Union Hotel. the prosperous hotel; therefore, he moved his family there and rented his home to Christian and Annie Bert el son, who had four children. Later J. Y. Jenson, a widower with four children, lived there for some time. One of 18
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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 324937
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/324937