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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 063
Description EZRA THOMPSON CLARK 63 field-the eldest, Ezra James, of sunstroke in New York in 1868, the other, John, of smallpox in Haifa, Palestine, in 1895. When John was called on a mission in 1894 he was teaching school in Minersville, Utah. After the Christmas holidays, his brother Charles took his place. John was de- lighted to go to Palestine. He was ambitious for an educa- tion and offered to relinquish all claim on the family property if he could realize his desire. An incident is told that illustrates John's personality and his father's understanding of him. One of the older boys manifested a little impatience at John's delay when they were getting ready to round up the cattle in Bear Lake. "Don't mind his careful preparation," said the father. "When John gets off on a trip he never comes back for something he should have taken." John Clark was buried in a beautiful cemetery at the foot of Mount Carmel, Palestine, where a monument marks his grave. It was a great regret to his father that he could not bring the body home. Only one of the family has ever visited his grave. Mr. Clark was particular about the character of his hired help and the language used by the men. He often said: "I bless my farm, I do not curse it." He made it clear to the men that if they could not get along without swearing, they must call for their time, asserting, "If a team runs away and breaks a machine or ruins a wagon, I can over- look that, but no profanity is allowed on the place." Although he talked little, Ezra Clark had a strong social feeling which was manifested by his sympathy and under- standing of those who worked for him. A story is told about a gentleman who for the past forty years had man-
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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/s6bz65b3/326842