A Giant of a Man

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Title Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Subject Pioneers
Description Stories and poems about early Southern Utah Pioneers
Publisher Snow College
Date 1997
Type Text
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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 326649
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Title A Giant of a Man
Description He met the girl who would become his wife, Annie Christena Peterson, the 22nd of September, 1892 They were married 9 October 1895 and in December of the same year they went to the Manti Temple and were sealed to each other for time and all eternity. When they were first married, they lived in a small home which belonged to David Madsen. The Madsen's also lived in the same house. Earl was born in this home On April 26, 1899, they purchased a home from Martin and Diantha Christensen. This was a small three room adobe house, with a lumber shanty built on the back. An open water well was located just a few feet north of the shanty, and east of the kitchen. This home was located on the east part of the lot the where the new home was built. In this home, four of their 5 children were born. Their children were, Earl, who married Deon Lay on 21 April 1937; Ila, who married Rasmus Ali Olsen on 20 January, 1920, Reva Christina, bom 31 May 1902, who died as an infant, Ralph, who married Frances Berniece Livingston on 6 April 1927; Glade, who married Harriet Geneva Coply on 14 June (?) During World War I, "Pete," worked for his son-in-law, Ali Olsen on the Dairy farm North West of Ephraim Just before the war ended inl918, the big dairy barn burned to the ground. Pete later worked for "Pete Bishop" (P.C. Peterson) in the rock Quarry. He assisted in building the Pea Factory in Ephraim, and worked there as a mechanic for ten years, 1930-1940. During that time he also worked for Peter Justesen, farming and working with the sheep. 111
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Source Saga of the Sanpitch Vol 29
Setname snowc_sts
Date Created 2005-02-23
Date Modified 2005-02-23
ID 326535
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