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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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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3

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Title Ezra Clark, page 009
Description EZRA THOMPSON CLARK 9 among the Saints. "What would he have us do?" was up- permost in Brigham's mind as he thought of Joseph. Knowing the danger of a departure from this life at the hands of the enemy, the Prophet Joseph gave the temple ordinance to a few of the trusted ones in an upper room of his store, as the temple was not finished before he was martyred. President Young saw the need for the comple- tion of this temple in order that the Saints might receive their blessings. So work on the temple was pushed forward with great interest. The revelation on tithing, given in 1838, was for the first time practically applied. Each man gave of his time one day out of every ten to work on the temple. To the women of the Relief Society, which was organized in 1842, was given the task of furnishing the glass and nails. Aunt Mary has told us of her great pride in the sisters' penny contributions for this purpose. It was dedicated on the fifth of October, 1845. By the end of De- cember one thousand of the Saints had received the temple ordinance. Ezra and Mary were among the number and were sealed by Brigham Young. Though the temple was enjoyed but a short time, the psychological effect was to give courage and hope and faith in sustaining the Saints in the trials of the near future, as the surrounding citizens were oppressive in their attitude toward the Saints. There were many contributary farms and plantations around Nauvoo. Across the Mississippi River in Iowa at Montrose, Ezra Clark made his home. He married Mary Stevenson May 18, 1845, and was also ordained to the Ninetieth Quorum of Seventy in that year. Mary and Ezra's first child, Ezra James, was born here on the thir- tieth of March, 1846. Apostle Woodruff's wife was living at
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Source A Biography of Ezra Thompson Clark
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Date Created 2005-04-14
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Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6bz65b3/326876