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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 01
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1969
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s67p8wh3
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-24
Date Modified 2005-02-24
ID 326017
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s67p8wh3

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Title Heritage Happenings
Description of the first Legislative Branch for this area in a State capacity and served in many other public causes for the progress of this area! Many, many people have shown me and told me of Patriarchal blessings in their families given at his hand, and of his generosity in helping in Temple work and salvation for the dea. Every time I enter one of these hallowed places where I know they, too, have been, I feel their presence, they forged this chain for me; Am I the weakest link? I cannot rest on their laurels! All the famous ambitious relatives in the world cannot make me someone, or somebody if I have not taken the torch they so unselfishly handed me and carried it in honor! True, fine backgrounds do help, but I must finish the task I must do this for myself and help others of my own do the samel I have tried to do this in myriad ways, but oh how little it seems when I compare with the accomplish-ments of these early day pioneers! I can try, however, by being a law abiding citizen, an enthusiastic Latter Day Saint in "work" and deed! I love and revere my progenitors who brought me my precious testimony of the Gospel! These valiant ones were not all of this area, so many others could be written about both on my maternal and paternal records. The names of Bradley, Draper, Blackham, Cox, Lowry, Tuttle, Clark are all on my records and all played important roles in this drama of Sanpete County and other Utah settlements and states 1 My husband could write all this and more of his wonderful grandparents who left all and came up the Mississippi River on flat boats, burying along the way as many as did those on the cruel trek across the barren plains! His grandmother taught school with Carl G. Maeser, and much have his Livingston and Anderson decen-dants done for the Church and education in Utah! This precious Gospel, brought to me over raging waters and barren waste, in loving arms outstretched, how can I, a blessed one not show my everlasting gratitude? In small measure I have tried, both by trying to live for what they fought for and in trying to help others to live also! We, my husband and I, have sent three sons into other lands to return this gift to others! That they might hear and share the joy it can bring! They have done so willingly and have honored this privilege, and 26
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Identifier 030_Heritage Happenings.jpg
Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 1
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326010
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s67p8wh3/326010