Welcome Chapman

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1989
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 325980
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Title Welcome Chapman
Description Amelia, was an-authority on the medicinal properties of many roots, herbs, berries and plants. She was a midwife, and practical doctor and nurse and was often called by her neighbors for many miles around to assist at births, and to treat cuts, burns, bruises and even contagious diseases." "July 8, 1854; The High Council of the Manti Branch met to select a Branch President to replace Isaac Morley, (Isaac Morley had been called back to Salt Lake,; They selected Welcome Chapman for president with James Wareham 1st counselor and Warren S. Snow, 2nd Counselor. On July 9» Sunday, the people unanimously voted to sustain these men in these callings, "A stake was later organized on July 271 1854» with Welcome Chapman as President, which position he held for eight years. Amelia Chapman was an excellent cook and housekeeper. President Brigham Young and other Church authorities and official visitors from Halt Lake City often made the Chapman home their headquarters while they were in Sanpete Valley, Welcome Chapman did not have as many educational opportunities as his wife had, but she willingly taught him, and helped him in many ways in his active public life. In addition to presiding in the Church in Manti he was "chosen as one of the first selectmen or city councilmen as they are now called; he belonged to the first Militia, 1850-1653, and used his stonecutting and masonry skills in the building of the Manti Temple. He had assisted in the building of the Nauvoo Temple, and after he was released as Stake President in Manti, he was called back to Salt Lake City to assist with the stone work on that great structure. Some of his sons also worked as stone masons on the temple. The Chapmans were community builders wherever they lived, and they raised a good and honorable family, with seven of their ten children growing to maturity and raising families of their own. Susan Amelia Hisley 117
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 21
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 325979
Reference URL