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Alam C Peterson

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1998
Type Text
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Language eng
Rights Management Snow College
Holding Institution Snow College
ARK ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-03-01
Date Modified 2005-03-01
ID 326508
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s

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Title Alam C Peterson
Description Trees serve many practical and aesthetic purposes. They provide shade for the weary, protection from the cold, food for the hungry, beauty for the observer. They provide lumber for building, for making furniture, for heating and cooking, pulp for making paper, memorials for loved ones, havens for birds and animals. Because many of our pioneer ancestors heeded Brigham Young's sage advice, we today enjoy vegetation not indigenous to our desert-like climate. Brigham Young had foresight-Joyce Kilmer used sensitivity when he penned his famous "I think that I shall never see a poem lovely as a tree." 1 Material for this essay comes from Mount Pleasant 1859 to 1939. compiled by Hilda Madsen Longsdorf, published in 1939; It Takes a Heap O' Livin'... by Mary Louise Seamons with Talula F. Nelson, privately published in 1989; "Trees," by Joyce Kilmer, and memories of Louise F. Seely and Mary Louise M. Seamons. 2. My Grandparents were Willard Lauritz Frandsen, b. 14 Aug. 1863. son of Rasmus and Margrethe Madsen Frandsen, and Bothilda Hansen b. 28 Mar. 1866 to James and Johannah Anderson Hansen. They were married on 24 June 1886. Both were born inn Mt. Pleasant. 3. James Hansen, b. 24 April 1828 in Gronnegade, Fredriksborg, Denmark, father of Bothilda and father-in-law to Willard L. Frandsen. 4. Louise F. Seely (Mother) was b. 19 Mar. 1907 in Mt. Pleasant, daughter of Willard L. and Bothilda Hansen Frandsen. She married Justus O. Seely, son of Joseph and Adella Olsen Seely. grandson of Justus Wellington and Clarissa Jane Wilcox Seely. ALMA C. PETERSON High Man at all Ranges Nora R. Mickelson Non Professional Second Place Historical Essay Alma C. Peterson was born in Nephi, Utah, on the 17th of August 1892. His parents were Christen Peterson and Anna Christina Lasson Peterson. They were Danish converts to the Mormon Church and came to Nephi in the spring of 1885. Alma was the fifth child in a family of eight children, six of whom were bora in Nephi. The family moved to Manti in 1895. After a couple »
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 30
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326378
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s/326378