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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
Format application/pdf
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 326508
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Title Andrew
Description killed, several persons injured. They were then somewhat impeded as repairs had to be made to their wagons. Each morning and evening at the sound of a bugle, the company assembled to receive instructions, Sometimes they held dances on the green grass. They laughed and sang the songs of Zion as they walked beside their wagons (only the sick and small children rode). Sundays were reserved to rest and to hold their religious meetings. They saw few other people, mostly Indians traveling across the valleys or small bands who approached their wagons-all apparently friendly-After staying a few days in Salt Lake, where Andrew had the extreme joy of meeting President Brigham Young and other church leaders-and being amazed how much he understood, the Madsens moved to Kaysville, arriving there with one dollar among them-and found very little work. Andrew traded a small cookstove for a yoke of young steers, his portion of their outfit, then moved to Brigham City where he worked as a carpenter for the winter, receiving twelve bushels of wheat and his board for the winter's labor Another adventure had begun. In mid-December they learned that their mother, Bodil, and brother Christian had arrived in Utah and that, while traveling with the Hodgett's oxcart company, their father had died and been buried at Devil's Gate, Wyoming, early in November during a fierce blizzard, This came as a complete surprise since they had not heard from their parents since leaving Denmark. Niels Peter brought Bodil and Christian to his home in Kaysville-a dugout and a wagon bed-where they spent the winter. In the spring they all moved to Brigham City where they joined Andrew. Mads, who had remained to complete family affairs in Denmark, arrived early in the fall with a wagon and a yoke of oxen. Together with Mads, Andrew built a dugout which they lived in during the winter. The Madsens were together again. Happy to be reunited with all of her children, some 83
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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 326385
Reference URL