Power for Flour

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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
Format application/pdf
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 325222
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Title Power for Flour
Description Miller Hansen as he operated the mill to provide flour for the noble saints of Fairview, Sanpete County. Hans was a good miller. The mill produced three ((iermade), wholewheat flour (graham flour), and ground feed for livestock. The mill once operated on a toll bssiSi r or each bushel of wheat ground, the farmer would receive 33 pounds of Grade A flour and 14 pounds of bran. The mill retained 13 pounds of wheat for the grinding. Many times flour was provided for the needy with no thought of recompense. evolved from the first mill that was constructed by Elam Cheney in 1868. He was a pioneer of 1847 and was requested by Brigham Young to quarry and shape stones from These stones were fashioned to grind the wheat into flour and were turned by an overshot water wheel that was powered by water from the Sanpitch River. In the late 1800s Brother John Walker, with the help of his step-son, Hans Peter Hansen, operated the mill. Brady. In 1900, Hans was called to serve a mission to the Southern States. Lindsey Brady became the miller, and with the help of his family successfully operated In 1908 Hans again took over the management and operation of the mill. Four years later, he was called to serve as the Bishop of the Fairview Ward and he continued operating the mill with help from others until 1922 when he relinquished his interest. Bishop Hansen is remembered as a prominent miller in Fairview and a great benefactor of the industry. 72
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 24
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325152
Reference URL