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Joseph Franklin MC Cafferty Putting Ephraim on the Map

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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
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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 Joseph Franklin MC Cafferty Putting Ephraim on the Map
Description uniforms was the influence of their very Irish manager As lime passed, same of the girls went away to teach, attend school, or get married, and for quite some time their places were filled with new members "and the Band played on." until the director left to study music in New York City and the once famous Ladies Mountain Echo Band was no more ] F McCafferty - about 1914 J F McCafferty Diploma, from Northwestern Buriness Pictures - courtesy Roberta Barentsen Institute Their manager, J F. McCaffertys lived out the rest of his life in Ephraim, comfortable, but under strained financial circumstances As well as the City of Ephraim, he had been a fervent supporter of Snow College, making generous donations for the development of each And although he never joined the Mormon Church, he sponsored many LDS families immigrating from his wife's homeland of Denmark to America and to Sanpete County, which also included financial support while they were getting settled into their new lives One of these families became prominent in Mt Pleasant and owned the local jewelry store until around 1950 Through his generous donations, uncollectable accounts of his merchantile store, and poor investments, he took out bankruptcy in 1923 He is remembered as always being cheerful and happy, usually smoking his pipe or cigar, and never looking back or regretting decisions he had made One of his most prized possesions was the automobile which he claimed was the third one to be owned in Ephraim So. of course, he must have enjoyed much attention while motoring about town with family and friends Over the years he and Great-Grandma enjoyed (raveling and many holiday celebrations, but Mother especially remembers St Patrick's Day and the small green four-leafed clovers .Anna would have for the grandchildren to wear to school and . as they grew older and left home, the cards sent on the Irish holiday In earlier and belter times, J F and Anna had enjoyed holding large costume parties for St Patrick's day. and one of the prettiest partygoers was Eva Deon Smith McCaffertys wife of their eldest son Silas, who wore on many occasions Anna's wedding dress and in my mother's memory "looked like an angel " J F. and Anna had five children. Silas Enyart. 1896. Alta 1898, Charles 1901. Florence. 1903 and Hugh. 1908 Three were university graduates and four of them talented musicians who carried on their father's love of music and of Ireland 56
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch 27
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326276
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s60863fm/326276