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Ferdinand Clark, A Valued Citisen

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 27
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1995
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s60863fm
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326335
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60863fm

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Title Ferdinand Clark, A Valued Citisen
Description The gospel of Jesus Christ was foremost in his mind and he practiced what he preached He helped the poor and the widows and was a good neighbor. Besides taking care of his family and business, he held many church offices and served his fellow men in the community He was City Justice of the Peace, City Councilman, Superintendent of Sunday School. President of the Men's Mutual Association, President of the Sixty-sixth Quorum of Seventies and President of the ward choir His love for children was evident in the training of his own little ones As soon as they were old enough to dust the furniture, they were put to work in the store He took them for long walks and sometimes on the train to Salt Lake when he went shopping for merchandise He would always have a treat for them when he came home. He was only fifty-one years old when he died on April 17,1910. in Mt Pleasant of heart failure Mads Anderson gave him a Patriachal blessing shortly before he died and promised him that his family would remember his good counsel because he had been an example to pray and teach truth and righteousness to them all their lives His dear wife and children were left to carry on as best they could The family was able to manage by selling the store and collecting debts owed by customers All of his children became successful in their various professions and inherited his musical ability After his death Neils Peter Nielsen purchased the store and rented it to Frank Bonne for a plumbing shop Later, he converted it into an apartment for his grandson Neil Hafen and new bride Alice Peel Neil's mother lived there during the last few years of her life Then Neil's son Peter and wife Kathy Hafen lived there from 1560 to I977,unti! Terrel Seely purchased it for a parking lot adjacent to his grocery store The furniture store is gone, but his home still stands as a monument to him and the dear family who lived and loved there Family history and family group sheets of Ruth Reinolds and Myrtle Bagley, Records of Alice Peel Hafen Stones by my grandmother Hannah Clark 28 Log cabin of J J. and Mary Oldroyd
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch 27
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326252
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60863fm/326252