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Title A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
Creator Tanner, Annie Clark, 1864-1941
Subject Biography; Frontier and pioneer life; Polygamy; Mormons
Subject Local Clark, Ezra Thompson, 1832-1901
Description Written by the oldest child in his second family, the biography of Ezra Thompson Clark is that of a successful pioneer, highly-regarded and devoted family man, and intensely loyal follower of the Mormon church.
Publisher Tanner Trust Fund, University of Utah Library, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Date 1975
Type Text
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Language eng
Relation Is part of: Utah, the Mormons, and the West. no. 5
Coverage 1832 - 1901
Rights Management University of Utah, Copyright 2001
Source Physical Dimensions 15 cm x 22.5 cm
Source Characteristics Printed Hard Cover Book
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Scanning Technician Clifton Brooks
Metadata Cataloger Clifton Brooks; Kenning Arlitsch; Jan Robertson
Call Number CT 275 C53 T36 1975
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Topic Mormons; Biography; Polygamy; Frontier and pioneer life
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Date Created 2005-04-20
Date Modified 2011-04-06
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3

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Title Ezra Clark, page 066
Description 66 EZRA THOMPSON CLARK his farm from the seed of five bushels, or the first bushel of potatoes raised from three potatoes he bought from some immigrants going to California. No one ever heard him express any self-glory. The re- lease from situations so threatening in his early life taught him, through all the subsequent years, that faith in God is the highest and strongest assurance that can come to man. It was to Him that Ezra Clark gave thanksgiving for all blessings. He felt no need for insurance companies. He paid his tithing and felt secure. He felt that God sustained and blessed him because of his habits of industry, good management, and devotion to His cause. His favorite scrip- ture was "Every blessing is predicated upon the observance of law." He was temperate in all things. It tried him to see ath- letes go to the extreme and once he said, "People more often injure themselves in sport than in work." All his life he was an early riser, and always retired early. His practical turn of mind was illustrated up to the very end of his life. Before his death at the age of seventy-seven on October 17, Igor, he had divided all his property among members of his family. Each son and daughter was given a homestead, a farm, and several head of cattle besides bank and store stocks and portions of miscellaneous property. It was an interesting afternoon when the family met in one of the last family reunions of Ezra Clark's life. The most delightful of all games was played on that occasion: Mr. Clark held his hat in which there were seventeen pieces of paper with numbers on them, each paper repre- sented certain sections of the farm. Some of the best land and some of the second best were described on each piece of paper. Ezra Clark held his hat, while his sons and
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Source A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
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Date Created 2005-04-14
Date Modified 2005-04-14
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3/326829