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His Shoes were Made for Working

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1992
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s64x55x4
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 325222
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64x55x4

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Title His Shoes were Made for Working
Description KONORABLE MENTION HISTORICAL ESSAY 'IIS SHOES WERE MADE FOR WORKING Lois T. Kribs 195 East 100 South Manti, Utah 84642 I quote from his diary: "I was baptized the 18th of April 1875 by E. Torgesen and the laying on of hands by Soren Pettersen on the 20th, in Christiania, Norway (now Oslo). After that I visited my parents in Toftedal, Sweden, but was not welcome because of religious reasons. Christiania the 22nd of June 18/i and arrived after a Spring City until November, then I moved to Ephraim." He was 22 years old. Carl Frederick Carlson was born January 28, 1853, in Giseller, Alvsborg, Sweden. He was one of fifteen children born to Carl Jonasson and Christina Olsson Olofsdotter. Carl was seventeen when he went to live with his brother Gustaf in Fredrikstad, Norway, for two years, where he learned the art of making shoes. He worked at this trade for three years in from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He joined the Church and his great desire became immigrating to Utah, even though it meant leaving his family in Sweden. They were very opposed to his conversion to He met Marie Jorgensen from Christiania, Norway, after he arrived in Ephraim. They were married September 11, 1876. A shoemaker was much in demand during the work to support his family. By October 1878 they had in Manti. He also bought a building, located approximately 36th South on Main Street. There he set up his own shop for making shoes. This was a frame building, 60
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Identifier 074_His Shoes were Made for Working.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325103
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s64x55x4/325103