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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
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Title Our Home
Description dugout, but the following winter a fort had been buiIt and furnished protection from the hostile Indians. When Grandma married the handsome George W. I vory, a pony express rider, they built a home on a lot just one block east of Main blacksmith shop and a shed to house his beautiful nous ©s ¦ Grandma clanted bleedincv hearts, currant bushes, and a garden with rows of peas and corn. This became the home for eleven children, eight boys and three girls. My father, Royal Ivory, was number five. When Daddy was just two years old, he was crutches the rest of his life. His boyhood was happy, with loving parents and many brothers to in that was pulled by Pedro, his dog. Pedro had a fancy harness with reins to guide him around corners, and there was a real goatskin cover to keep Daddy warm. As our home unfolds on the stone, I remember how Daddy worked to make our home beautiful. In January of 19 19 he married Ruby Madsen, a young school teacher from Mount Pleasant. Even before their marriage, he had drawn plans for this home on the land given to with climbing roses, pansies, and petunias. and of oak. A piano or library table could slide through the door comfortably. I remember when Mother bottled fruit or cooked a roast on summer days, and we were cautioned not to let the flies in. I can see the as bes tos s hi ngl es. Thes e were not the original ones, because Daddy had shingled the house the first time with wooden shingles ordered from Oregon. He did such a
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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 325004
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