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The People Who Came to Settle Sanpete

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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 The People Who Came to Settle Sanpete
Description THE PEOPLE WHO CAME TO SETTLE SANPETE George Whitlock Mesa, Arizona HONORABLE MENTION HISTORICAL ESSAY I continue being amazed as historical records are continually adding new evidence about the truly exceptional qualities of the decades of Mormon migration to this area. In my personal history the source of these people was Denmark, but of course these is those who came from England, Scandinavia, and difference, but a singular sense of courage, faith, and devotion that dwelt in all of them. A few Mormon missionaries went to Denmark during the 1850's to preach the Gospel. Bitter opposition soon arose. Even those who held the highest positions were affected, but it was the the educated ones, the teachers, businessmen, farmlands, skills, and ambitions. During one decade in the 1850-60' s more came to Utah. The hardships of crossing the frigid seas in winter and the tiresome crossing of the great plains in makeshi ft wagons, hand- ltself. When the Danish people got to Utah, they "Little Copenhagen." As far as my grandparents were concerned, that stop was only temporary. Although they liked Ephraim, they were told to move south to Arapeen Creek, which became known as " Twelve Mile, " and start a new town. It 36
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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 325030
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s68p5xng/325030