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Andrew

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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 Andrew
Description organized Sixty-sixth Quorum of Seventy; he became a High Priest and was appointed to the first Sanpete Stake High Council in 1869. Actively engaged in agriculture, his first love, and interested in learning new methods, Andrew attended fanning and irrigation conferences in Utah and the Midwest, including an irrigation congress held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the largest ever held in the United States to that time. He accrued extensive land holdings in Sanpete and Carbon counties and, with his three youngest sons, formed Madsen Land and Livestock, a corporation which represented a truly gigantic endeavor. He toiled unceasingly, daylight to dark, his friends often refering to the moon as "Andrew Madsen's lantern." Fifty years after the settlement of Mt. Pleasant, Andrew Schofield, Utah instigated a gala celebration complete with the unveiling and dedication of a monument memorializing the first settlers of the town. The accompanying parade was deemed one of the best and was highly praised by the onlookers. Andrew's daughter Hilda represented The Goddess of Liberty on the city float. Always interested in reading and preserving history, Andrew wrote extensive personal and community accounts in his records. He often rode his horse across the mountains from Mt. Pleasant to Scofield where he dictated his histories while his sons Neil pecked out the words on his typewriter, using both hands but only two fingers. So that traditions might be preserved for furure generations, he organized the Mt. Pleasant Historical Association and served as its 6rst presi-dent6 In recognition of his leadership and 91
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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 326393
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s/326393