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Early Swiss-German, Scandinavian Ancestors

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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 Early Swiss-German, Scandinavian Ancestors
Description EARLY SWISS-GERMAN, SCANDINAVIAN ANCESTORS Carl H. Carpenter Non Professional Honorable Mention Historical Essay In January 1976 Linnie Findlay, of The Saga of the Sanpitch Editorial Committee, had an extensive interview with J. Gerald Carpenter, a life-time resident and a second-generation citizen of Manti. This contribution to The Saga of the Sanpitch is a compilation of part of the oral history and reminiscences that Mrs. Findlay recorded in her visit with Gerald when he was 86 years old, and two years before his death in 1978. Gerald could relate his recollections about early Manti with some credibility because his maternal grandfather, Johannes (John) Alder, immigrated from Switzerland to Utah and arrived in Salt Lake City 5 October 1860. In the the autumn of 1862 he moved to Manti where he lived the remainder of his life, passing away at the age of 84 on 26 July 1911. John Alder Matilda Sophia Schramm John Alder's first wife, Anna Barbara Alder, died 26 July 1862 in Salt Lake City, and he married his second wife, Matilda Sofia Schramm, a German emigrant on 4 March 1865. Gerald's mother, Matilda Sofia, was their first-bom child and was born on 72
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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 326409
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6vh5m0s/326409