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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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Title Ezra Clark, page 059
Description EZRA THOMPSON CLARK 59 defied the laws of the land by placing, as they did, God's law above man's law, they now recognized their difficult position and concluded to honor their government. So they abandoned polygamy and decided to be less exclusive in- dustrially, socially, and politically, thus abiding by the fundamental principles of our American government. Successful as Brother Clark was in business and as a missionary and farmer, his greatest success was in keeping the love of his family. This quality of his character ac- counted for the harmony among his children and wives. His two families lived just across the street from each other. Every child found a delight in pleasing him. Every- one tried to anticipate his everv wish. "The home stretch" was his common expression when on the last lap of the journey towards home, where awaited the eager inmates to welcome his return. It seemed that each son vied with the other to be first to take the team to the barn and to carry in the packages or unload the wagon, and the girls to take his coat and look to his comfort. The first wife's home had all the joy of the homecoming scenes and the girls who met him there were those of the second wife. They were always welcome at Aunt Mary's and often helped the hired girl. There had never been but one daughter in the first family and she was among the older ones. The girls of the second family were quite com- panionable to the boys of the first. Whatever is said for or against plural families it is generally conceded that the children agree, especially if they are in love with their father and always if the mothers are respectful to each other. Many women living the principle of plural marriage were too noble to be ignoble. The pride of Aunt Susan, the
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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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