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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 14
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1982
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
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Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
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Title Twins
Description THE TWINS Vida Sorensen Spring City, UT 84662 Non-Professessional Division Third Place Short Story Spiring Cityi Utah-peaceful little valley, nestled, on the East by the hills of Sanpete County, from which the "Horse-shoe " reigns tall and supreme above them. Below, the farm-lands and homes of those who have chosen this garden spot as their "heaven here on earth. " Oh! the great and exciting tales that could be told about this lovely, quiet little town I call home. In the past, oh so many years ago, a young handsome man named Edmund Sahlberg was ardorously pursuing the affection and attention of two pretty young ladies, twins to be precise. Hannah and Augusta Sandstrom were their names. This, of course, was during the days of polygamy, and although he was seeking the hand of only one of the two maidens, he eventually succeeded in marrying them both. He married Augusta in 1883, and later took a second wife, Hannah, in 1888. Times were very hard for a man with one wife and children, say nothing about having two wives and several children. For a few years they lived in Spring City, but Edmund decided he must find, better work. He decided to take Augusta and child-ren to Salt Lake City to live. Hannah was taken to a small farm-called a flat-at Clawson, near Ferron, Emery County. Love, and frustrations and family ties always led them back to Spring City where most of their loved ones remained. From time to time Edmund would go away to work for brief periods, leaving his family in Clawson to adjust to the new surroundings. Their fears were never ended, as they were al-ways very apprehensive about the moves and what the future might hold for them. All fears left every time Edmund would return to them. As the family of Hannah grew in number Edmund found it harder to supply them with food, and the necessities which a family needed. In a few years time the family had increased to eight, including the parents. The children-Amanda, Adelaide, Eliz-abeth, Eva and Pearl, and a baby brother named Ruby, whom -15-
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 14
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-19
Date Modified 2005-02-19
ID 325486
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