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Abraham Daniel Washburn

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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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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 Abraham Daniel Washburn
Description During the early days of Manti, two young married couples arrived from Denmark before the They were the Christian Willardsons and ' Brother and Sister Scow# Grandma 01 viu6u her one large room into three parts with blankets, all cooking over the same fireplace. She didn' t speak English, yet she showed them every courtesy and kindness. She taught them and many other emigrant women how to make a living in this new country, teaching them to weave cloth and to knit it. dead, answered the call of people at all times. Society for many years. After moving to Monroe President and presided for 2 5 years, being released because of poor health. She died 13 August 1900. While farming, fighting crickets and grasshoppers, producing their food, clothing, shoes and other needs, these people had to keep watch on the Indians, who were constantly on the war path. In May 1865, the ' Black Hawk War began. The cattle were brought in and placed in large corrals. Men were on constant guard. They knew the dread and fear everyone felt at the sound of the brass drum in the night. It was the signal that every able bodied man was to gather in the public square. Women and children were terrified. Latch strings were pulled inside. Heavy flour boxes and furniture were pushed agai nst the doors and they waited for reports. All the people living on the east side of town were told to move to the street where the 2nd east. That made it easier to defend the town against the Indians. Under the Washburn living room was a large 94
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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 324948
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/324948